Gift Idea: Just Dance 2014

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When buying gifts for my kids for Christmas, I’m always trying to find the balance between things that they want and things I want them to have. I prefer gifts that have some value beyond a little bit of entertainment. For the last year or two we have given our kids one of the versions […]

Great Gifts for Grandma

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Have you ever thought about what makes a great gift? For me, it can be summed up in 3 words, which all begin with the letter F. You are probably familiar with the first two. You hear the words tossed around often when it comes to design: Form and function. Form has to do with […]

Smart Gifts for the Men in Your Life

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Do you ever struggle with buying gifts for the men in your life? I do. I think it is because if there is something they really want, they usually go and buy it. And if your husband is anything like mine, they can be super-particular about the specifications of their gear, making it likely that […]

Happy Black Friday – Silhouette Studio Giveaway

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How was your Thanksgiving! Mine was lovely and I will blog about it really soon, but right now Black Friday is upon us and there are some deals you need to know about! If you don’t have a Silhouette already, I can bet it is on your Christmas list. If you have a Silhouette, it’s […]

Blurb Book Giveaway

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Before I became so invested in this blog, I used to be pretty good about keeping a personal family blog. I keep thinking I will get my life in order enough to post there again. It served a lot of great purposes. I could share info with family and friends, but more importantly, it served […]

Alphabet Photography Artwork

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Over the next while I will be sharing several posts with you that highlight ideas you might want to consider as you are doing your Christmas shopping–or better yet–writing your own list for Santa. I will identify these posts with this button, and you can search them all if you’d like! I was excited for […]

Finding my Fall Fragrance–A Scentsy Giveaway!

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When I create a party or an event, what I am really trying to do is create a feeling–an atmosphere. Being a very visual person, the way a party looks is important to me, but a great event will speak to all of your senses. The same goes for my home. Ideally, I want to […]

Closet Consultation from Cardigan Empire

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I suppose the main reason I am feeling so fashionable this week is that I am fresh off of a closet consultation with the amazing Reachel Bagley of Cardigan Empire! This isn’t the first time I have benefitted from Reachel’s vast knowledge of all things fashionable and styling expertise. A couple of years ago, I […]

Princess Pony Party

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This post is sponsored by Pony Royale. I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls Collective, and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own. Princesses, ponies, and jewels! These are the things little girls dreams are made of! How lucky were my daughter and I to get to […]