• Flamingo Themed Bridal Shower
  • Meet Lily, Our Portuguese Water Dog
  • Bedroom Makeover Inspiration Board
  • 12 Tips for College Move-In Day
  • Las Vegas, Baby!
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Flamingo Themed Bridal Shower

For this flamingo themed bridal shower, I chose to use four shades of pink along with white and gold. Because the space was larger than I needed, I wanted to transform it by actually creating a room within a room. This look was accomplished by using hundreds of 9 foot streamers taped to the walls, with an entrance created with streamers wrapped onto fishing line. I will not tell a lie...it was a ... continue reading...

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Meet Lily, Our Portuguese Water Dog

Sometimes in life you make rash decisions. It seems like my husband and I make them a lot. We are the people who wake up and say, "let's go to Florida next weekend"...and we go. We've always been like that, so when we were sitting at dinner one night discussing getting another dog, I should have known it was a done deal. At that moment our life with a Portuguese Water Dog began. Meet ... continue reading...

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Bedroom Makeover Inspiration Board

Wow! It's been so long since I've posted. I've had a lot going on the last 6 months, which has taken my time and energy away from the blog. I'm trying to get my mojo back with some new projects and posts. I'm starting with a bedroom makeover inspiration board. My current home decor focus is making over my daughter's bedroom. She transferred schools recently and is now living back home full-time. ... continue reading...

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12 Tips for College Move-In Day

Over the weekend, I experienced college move-in day for the seventh time. My third child headed to college Saturday, moving in to his new dorm. As a parent, I realize that it's hard to send your child to college, in more ways than one, including the real move-in day. It is exhausting and can be a stressful long day if you're not ready. Since I consider myself a seasoned pro, I decided to share my ... continue reading...

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Las Vegas, Baby!

Here we go...Today I'm sharing day 3 and 4 of our West Coast Road Trip. It all started with the Grand Canyon and then on to Hoover Dam via Route 66. Once our sight-seeing in hundred degree heat was finished, we headed to Vegas for a little fun. They say "what happens in Vegas...stays in Vegas," but let's be honest...when you're traveling with your kids, that type of Vegas just doesn't happen. ... continue reading...