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1.23.2015

I Vow to Sew More (Book Review)

My background is in fashion. I went to school for it and I worked in the business for over 10 years. I am always looking at fashion magazines and books (yes...real live things with flippable pages), because I find so much inspiration. I recently received 2 beautiful books from Tuttle Publishing to review and am so excited to share a bit about them with you.

I Vow to Sew More (Book Review) by Holly Lefevre

1.07.2015

Fingerprint Heart Pots (An Easy and Inexpensive Valentine!)

February is a crazy month in this house -
lots of birthdays and anniversaries and celebrations.
For a moment I will blame February craziness on my lack of
Valentine's hoopla or enthusiasm in the past years...
but apparently this year, I am making up for it!
(repost from 2/2013)

These sweet fingerprint heart pots look adorable on my porch.
I planned on these pots being gifts, but I think I need to make more
because I cannot part with them!

I am obsessed with a lot of things lately...but when it comes to gifts..live plants have stolen my heart: succulents, mini herbs, miniature roses, ornamental grasses - I am not picky...I love it! And I have quite a few gifts to give...so I need a sweet planter right?

12.21.2014

DermaWand: My Beautiful New Best Friend (product review)

I participates in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for DermaWand. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation.

For the last few years there has been so much going on in my life that taking care of me, including my skin was put on the back-burner. I was just too tapped out, too exhausted. Well, that has caught up to me BIG time. I am in my early 40's and if I don't do something now, I do not know what else is going to happen to my face. I am always on the lookout for a new skin care regimen or product or device...and after hearing about the DermaWand...I finally had a chance to try it!


DermaWand: My Beautiful New Best Friend (product review) #sponsored #MyDermaWand #MC

I see how my skin has lost that glow, how my eyes are a little puffy, how my skin tone is uneven and my pores look like craters, how the wrinkles around my mouth are starting to become more and more visible...and {GASP!} - my neck is getting saggy! I will also absolutely admit I am totally vain...so while - later in this post you will see me without makeup and may think "that's not too bad," I see every imperfection (that magnifying mirror I purchased did not help the situation!).

12.17.2014

How to Make Home Decor Using Christmas Ornaments

In 1,000,000 years I would have never believed that I would have any deer, or rather stag heads in my home. Now of course this are glittery and fake, but nonetheless, this was not a home decor path I thought I would go down...but heck I live in Texas Hill Country now and there are deer everywhere and it is practically a decorating essential (like the Texas Star). Now if you are like me, you realize Christmas is just around the corner but you are not done decorating and just need a few more things...well, this projects could not be SIMPLER!!!! I promise.

How to Make Home Decor Using Christmas Ornaments

12.09.2014

Holiday Decorating and Creating A Best Dressed Home

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kmart
After a few years of minimal Christmas decorating, my daughter asked me, "Can we please have Christmas this year?" At first I was a little speechless, but then I realized she had a point. She loves the decorations and over the last couple of years we have been traveling and trying to sell our home, and other than the tree and stockings, I had not really decorated. Well, this year we are settled into our new home, and I am looking to add some sparkle and style to this years decor. With the help of the Kmart Holiday Collection, I have found quite a few things that will make me happy and hopefully fulfill my daughters wishes too!