Five on Friday: Fashion edition

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Well I asked you guys once before, and I'm doing it again.  I need some help picking out a dress for a wedding.  I am totally in love with Rent the Runway so this will be my third go around with them, and I'm hoping for another dress success! A few details....the wedding isn't until 3 months from now, but it will be back East so I'm planning ahead because there will be a million other things on ... [ Read More ]

Free Printable Christmas Bucket List


I don't know about you but I definitely have Christmas on the brain these days.  I've been working on our holiday cards, have my shopping lists started, and have been planning my annual cookie & ornament swap party.  In the spirit of giving, I thought I would put together a little freebie Christmas Bucket List printable for you.  I figured I'd post it early for all my fellow eager beavers, ... [ Read More ]

Budget Beach-Wave Hair Tutorial


On Monday I posted this Must-Have Monday post and got a lot of requests to share how I am using my new Remington Curling Wand. You asked...and you will receive...the most budget YouTube hair tutorial on this side of the Internet.  Please excuse the terrible lighting, the coughing children, and the watermark from my free video software.  It is what it is, but it should do the trick.  Good luck ... [ Read More ]

Must-have Monday


Or maybe I will call it "Mind-blown Monday".  I feel like I am such a creature of habit, so when I find something new (to me) and exciting, I think it's my duty to share it with everyone! :)  This past week I tried four new things that I have never tried before....and yeah, I'm pretty sure I was living under a rock not having these things in my life.  The first thing is probably the most DUH of ... [ Read More ]

Five on Friday: Thanksgiving edition


It's rare that I ever say this...but, surprisingly, this week flew by!   So here I am again, linking up with Darci, for another Five on Friday post.  Instead of throwing out 5 randoms for you this week, I wanted to share some of my favorite Thanksgiving Pinterest finds with you all.  Enjoy! {ONE} We are clean eating this Thanksgiving.  Call me crazy, but I'm pretty convinced it's going to ... [ Read More ]

Halloween & Ladies Alive Weekend Recap

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Hey's been awhile!  Can I post a few photos from Halloween or are you too busy decorating your Christmas tree to take a look? :P  I'm not going to lie, our exterior Christmas lights went up the morning after Halloween...yup, right over the cobwebs, tombstones, ghosts and giant spiders.  Don't worry I'm not insane, we have them hung professionally by a company in our neighborhood and ... [ Read More ]