Glass Slipper (capsule wardrobe-shoes)

First stop on our capsule wardrobe road trip is "Glass Slipper."  We need to stride into summer knowing that our "kicks" are ready for anything.  It is important to invest in pairs of shoes you know you will be wearing frequently.  As you start your capsule wardrobe, it's important to always look at each item... Continue Reading →

Sunny Days Ahead

Today hit 80 degrees and people start showing more skin.  Before jumping into the summer sun read this guest post...what can you do to protect yourself? On June 2nd 2014 around 6:30 pm I was diagnosed with stage 1 skin cancer. Let me tell you those were words I never thought I would write. When... Continue Reading →

ReFRESHing Home Decor

Happy Spring All! Now that the weather has caught up with the calendar, I have finally found the motivation to get my home ready for spring and summer! I know we all would love to have a home that is decorated and perfectly coordinated with the seasons. However, budgets, time and well, life, happens! Here... Continue Reading →

“Do You Bravo?”

No...I am not talking about my late-night-guilty-pleasure reality t.v. channel.  I am talking about an amazing app, that I just recently discovered.  First, let me tell you the back story about how and why I stumbled across this app. How many people do we tip for their services?  Bartenders, servers, nail technicians, hair stylists and... Continue Reading →

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Get The Box - FabFitFun (use promo code "BRIGHT" to get $10 off your first box) Comfortable Mom Uniform-Mama Said Tees (use promo code "MOMSTHEBOMB" to get 25% off "Mothertasker Collection" through Wednesday! Brin and Bell (cute jewelry at a reasonable price point) New Mommies  (Target has up to 20% off strollers and car seats...plus... Continue Reading →

“Kid Requested” Banana Bread

Bananas do not last long in our household.  My husband is often questioned if he's feeding a small army when he buys a dozen plus bananas each visit... Well, we use bananas for three main reasons: 1.  Peel, cut in half and freeze for smoothies (which we have almost every day) 2.  It is the... Continue Reading →

What is a capsule wardrobe?

Back in my former life as a teacher, my husband occasionally joked about my wardrobe having an "Ellen Degeneres" type of style.  Funny, I know ;).  But, as time went on, I started to see the consistent wardrobe themes myself...khaki pants, comfortable shirt/sweater, scarf and of course a pair of Converse.  Although my style has... Continue Reading →

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