I Want to Hear From You!

I want to hear from you

I've been blogging for a number of years now and feel like I have been writing for you - my readers.  BUT I want to make sure.  It means so much to me to be authentic in what I post about, but I want to make sure I am on the right path when it comes to what topics you likes best - what you want to read!  I want to hear from you. Soooooo I have created a short survey.  7 questions in total.  Once completed in full you will be entered to win a $25 Starbucks gift card. It's the least I could do … [Read more...]

Love Yourself Movement #MTMEshop

Love Yourself T

I was recently asked by Motherhood Through My Eyes, to participate in a "Love Yourself Movement" where I share in my own words why it is so important to love yourself everyday. My days are hectic - filled with family, work, chores, errands, and more - so I completely understand how easy it is to forget about taking care of myself at times.  One of my resolutions this year is to slow down a bit - give myself the time I need to soak in everything around me, be it with my family, friends, or … [Read more...]

Five for Friday – January 23

5 for friday

Happy Five for Friday!  This weekend is yet again packed with sports, sports, and some more sports.  I'm hoping to finish book #3 of 2015 sometime in between.  On to the Five for Friday! Which would be your top 5 places to visit from this list by the NY Times? ******** I signed up for my very first blogger conference and I am so excited!  (I also realized after the fact that it is my sons' flag football playoff day...UGH!).  I can halfway check off one item on my Bucket List!  Did you … [Read more...]

Fashion Trend: Grid Pattern on a Budget

Fashion Trend-Black & White Grid on a budget

Lately I've been noticing the black and white grid fashion trend in the magazines.  Black and white being two of my favorite colors, make up the majority of my closet.  I like the grid pattern because it gives the clothing a bit more depth and is more fun than a solid! What's great about the grid trend is you can pair these pieces with a solid color top/bottom/shoe/bag to give the outfit a pop of color or be super daring and pair it with a contrasting patterned piece. Below's slideshow … [Read more...]

Fashion Trend: Blanket Scarves on a Budget

Fashion Trend Blanket Scarves on a Budget

Living in a warm climate didn't stop me from admiring and subsequently purchasing blanket scarves - and my most recent airplane trip justified the purchase.  Not only is the blanket scarf a great accessory to any outfit, it kept me warm!  I didn't need a bulky jacket or sweater that I would normally lug onboard, and when my legs were a bit chilly all I had to do was rearrange the scarf! Here are some cool scarves - all under $50 - for you to check out! Which one is your favorite? … [Read more...]