Olivia Pope Fashion {Scandal}

01.29.2015

My go-to show Scandal is on, and I can’t figure out why I love it more. Is it the story line? The strong, intelligent woman who drives the show? Orrrrr is it to see what Olivia Pope is going to wear? Uhhh that might be a tie. I LOVE her classic wardrobe, and I find […]

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Perfume Storage

01.28.2015

Remember when I built these bookshelves for my daughter? Ohhhh come on…you remember…these? Well, my baby is growing up. She no longer reads “kid books, mom” and all her books are now digital. Picture my lip quivering and a tear strolling down my cheek. Well, the shelves still had plenty of good life in them, […]

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DIY Custom Closet

01.26.2015

So I was a single working mom for a week, and then I had parent/teacher conferences. Sorry about the absence. I have been trying to get a couple of things done around here, however. The main one being getting alll my closets and cabinets organized. Amazing how out of hand they can get when you […]

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Yogabed

01.11.2015

Are mattresses exciting to talk about? Mattresses are one of those things that you don’t think about purchasing, but when you get a great one, you wanna tell everyone about it! My daughter has been asking for a new mattress for a couple of years. We kept thinking, “She’s little. How bad can the mattress […]

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Easy Hostess Gifts

12.30.2014

Are you tired of all the holiday parties yet? Well, with New Year’s Eve upon us, I imagine you’ve got one more in your schedule. We are hosting this year, but I have a cute and easy hostess gift for you from…..Lowes. Yup. Lowes’ monthly challenge was a hostess gift, and it wasn’t a difficult […]

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2014 in Review {Cancer update}

12.28.2014

I’m not gonna lie. While most people are saying, “Can you believe it’s the end of the year already?” I’m saying, “It’s about freaking time!”. 2014 and I did NOT get along well, and I’ve been ready and waiting to ring it out. However…this is a time to reflect and appreciate the good that did […]

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#BestGiftEver

12.23.2014

I was recently asked to “pay it forward” to people I might not usually purchase a gift for. Homegoods/TJMaxx/Marshalls are my favorite stores, so when they asked me to shop at their stores, it was an easy decision. Another easy decision was deciding who to purchase gifts for. I tried to choose items that truly […]

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Cookie Decorating Party

12.22.2014

If you have no Christmas shopping done and pretty much no time to spare, might I suggest you throw a cookie decorating party for six 12-year olds? This is the second year we’ve hosted it, and it’s pretty smooth sailing once you figure out some short cuts.  I definitely suggest having everything ready before the […]

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Christmas for Teens

12.19.2014

Well apparently you guys like some Christmas ideas, eh? Thanks for the messages! The next most difficult group to buy for? Teens! Oh sure, money and gift cards are nice, but it’s always fun for kids to open presents too, don’t you think? And yes…teens are kids. Since I have a teen and a tween, […]

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Christmas for Him

12.17.2014

Truth be told, I think I’m a pretty good gift-giver. Well…I think I am? Men, however, can be a tricky bunch to purchase for. You have your sports fans, your gym rats, your movie fans, your car fanatics…lots of categories, right? Luckily, I’ve gathered what I think are some pretty cool ideas for the man/men […]

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