Fashion Pin Day {Summer!}

08.13.2014

My friend called me out. My outfits were getting a little too fall, and summer is most certainly upon us. So here ya go, Cassie.  Let me preface these pictures by saying that I’m not a short shorts girl. I’m 5’ 9”, and 3/4 of that is leg (awkward body, eh?). Soooo I don’t feel […]

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Care Package Idea

08.12.2014

My best friend is going through some stuff right now, and he lives far away. Nothing more frustrating than a friend in need when you can’t physically be there, eh? So I sent a care package to make him (and me) feel better. I think a care package is pretty personal, so it’s not like […]

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Flashback Friday DIY Trays

08.08.2014

I love finding new ways to implement a pretty tray in the house. They’re inexpensive, and they house decorations so well! I’ve built my own, used frames, tiled dollar store trays—you name it! Here are some ideas for you. How to use a frame as an acrylic tray How to make a jewelry tray How […]

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Fashion Pin Day

08.07.2014

Soooo you likey the fashion, eh? Thanks so much for your kind messages. I thought I was out of my element with these fashion posts, but apparently you wear clothes too! Well, I guess that works out for both of us then. I’m loving the outfits this week—classic, pops of color—can’t go wrong. Enjoy! source […]

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Student Whiteboards

08.06.2014

School is in the horizon, people! For me, that means my kids and me go back to the grind. As part of our Lowes monthly challenge, we were asked to come up with something for back to school. For a teacher, that’s an easy one. I’ve been needing some individual whiteboards in my classroom for […]

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Flashback Friday DIY Curtains

08.01.2014

Apparently I like to hack all my window treatments. As I was collecting projects for this post, I realized it might be an issue. Some might say I’m cheap, but I choose to call it savvy. And cheap. Here are my favorite DIY window treatments for ya!  How to add length to a short curtain […]

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Fashion Pinday

07.30.2014

I know what you’re thinking. “Fashion? Huh?” Yup. I may do a lot of DIY around here, but I also wear clothes. I started a fashion board on Pinterest, and I may be a little guilty of fashion trigger finger lately. Sooooo I thought I’d share some of my favorites recently.  I included a bunch […]

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The Bloom Workshop

07.28.2014

For all the years I’ve been blogging, I don’t do too many local things with it. It took me four years just to tell people I was a blogger! I write a monthly article for our local magazine, but that’s about it. However, Michaela recently reached out to me about speaking at her and Ashley’s […]

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Flashback Friday {Back to School}

07.25.2014

Happy Friday! As “that time of year” approaches us, I thought I’d share some back to school ideas that I’ve used around our home. Their needs are changing as they get older, but these have been some of the most popular for my kids. Art Tray DIY First-Aid Kit Homework Box (A MUST!) Lunch Drawer And […]

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Because I Have a Message (Or Three)

07.23.2014

Today was a big day. I had my LAST chemo treatment. Echo, echo, echo… Since February, I have had 5 surgeries (one of them 9 hours long), 25 radiation treatments, 12 chemo infusions, and 6 fluid infusions because of the bad nausea. But today I said goodbye to all that. I fully appreciated that it […]

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