Archives for July 2014

Back in June, I posted that I was working with the furniture store Raymour & Flanigan, and that they were going to be helping me redo one of my rooms. I asked you all if I should do my dining room or my living room. Almost everyone voted for a resounding YES to re-doing our bedroom. I am not sure it it was because our old bedroom was looking … [Read more...]

So who is excited about this one? I know I am! I was lucky enough to see a Tory Burch FitBit first hand this past week at Blogger Bash and I can SUPER excited about this. I have yet to jump on the FitBit bandwagon; I've tested a few out before but nothing's hooked me onto it yet. But this past weekend, I noticed multiple bloggers wearing FitBits … [Read more...]

Stitch Fix Box #3 has arrived - hooray!  I wanted to share with you what I got and what I think I'll be keeping and not keeping.  But first things first, here are some of my previous posts about Stitch Fix in case you don't know what it is or want to check out some of my previous boxes: Stitch Fix #1 (with explanation of what Stitch Fix is) and … [Read more...]

Pinterest is one of my favorite spots to find fun, fruity summer drinks!  You can see how often I pin them on my Cocktails page.   Here's 5 favorites I am putting here to remind myself to consider for our next summer party. By the way, I don't drink vodka so these are all vodka free drinks - I love Rum & Tequila for summer drinks … [Read more...]

A couple of weeks ago, I was desperate for a pedicure. We were visiting my parents in their new town so I did a Google search to find local nail places.  A couple came up, none had reviews of any sort so I picked the closest and went for a mani & pedi. What followed ended up being the worst pedicure and manicure experience I've ever had.  I … [Read more...]

I need to post about all the grilling we do in the summer in the hopes that I'll see this in the winter and fire things up cuz man, I love food on the grill!  We've been grilling up a storm with all the socializing we've been doing thanks to awesome recipes on Pinterest and around the web.  Here's a roundup of 20 of my favs that I hope to try … [Read more...]

It's back to school time, people!  I know it's hard to think about in July but before we all know it, summer will be over and the kiddos will be boarding the school bus. If you're super organized, you'll want to take advantage of this great sale going on with LandsEnd.com on backpacks and lunch boxes.  At checkout‚ manually enter the Promotion … [Read more...]

Heeeeey Hooooo people, it's Friday!  Time for some more sunshine, socializing and pool time.  I am loving summer!  For today's Fashion Friday, I'm featuring some of my favorite picks for sale on Banana Republic right now cuz they are having a kick-butt sale right now.  Through July 13th, if you use the coupon code BRJULY, you get 50% off ALL sale … [Read more...]

  Although summer might fly by for kids, it can feel long for parents trying to entertain their children. There’s only so much running around a kid can do… If you’re a parent struggling to find ways to keep your children active and entertained, try having a craft day. These ten summer crafts will give you weeks of fun and … [Read more...]

I first discovered h20+ products when I got a bag of them at the Disney Social Media Moms conference back in April.  I had actually been looking for a good body scrub for awhile for my boys.  We all have dry hands in our house and it was a rough winter.  My 10 year old especially would get the dirtiest hands from his dry skin.  It wasn't that he … [Read more...]