Christmas for Teens


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, and I’m surrounded by 675 teenagers every day, I think I have a good handle on what they like. Maybe? … [Read more...]

Christmas for Him


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 in your life. Hopefully, you’ll find some inspiration! I’m not a huge brand name … [Read more...]

Pottery Barn Outlet Shopping


My spring break is on its last leg (sigh), so I went home for a couple of days to spend some quality time with my mom. Of course, that quality time almost always involves some shopping. She lives a few minutes away from a Pottery Barn outlet (lucky duck), so we knew that had to be our main stop. I lu-huve it when bloggers go shopping and take me along for the virtual ride. How 'bout I do the same … [Read more...]

HomeGoods Loot


I almost titled this “Booty”, but I started to imagine the searches it would get. Darn. So…I’m back. We went back home this weekend, and it was chuck-full of busyness! We started out with the Warrior Dash. For some reason, the more mud and the more obstacles my husband can find, the happier he is. This is his third of five races this year, so I went to complain about how bad it smelled show my … [Read more...]

An Impulse Buy

I’ve been working on revamping our living room for a couple of months now. As of yesterday, I have no coffee table, armoire, or end table. Uh yeah…it’s a little barren in here. I guess that means I need to start shopping for some new accent furniture. Here are some of the options that I’ve been looking at. Once you see the prices, you’ll realize that I looked very quickly at some and moved on. … [Read more...]

Landscaping Progress


I’m not sure if you’ve heard, but I don’t have to go to work for the next three months. What that means is that for the first time in forever, it is Sunday night, and I’m not getting outfits ready for the week. I’m also not packing lunches. Oh! And I’m not having a nightmare that I’ve shown up to work naked. That’s normal, right? While we celebrated our new summer freedom most of the weekend, … [Read more...]