Pumpkin Party Ideas


Penelope had a lovely 6th birthday party this year!  I tried to keep it super simple now that I am teaching at Penelope’s school and mama is tired! She said she wanted a horse/pumpkin party and I basically rounded up all my fall/pumpkin decor from my house and put it out for her party.  We… [read more]

How to do a Capsule Wardrobe


It’s been a year now that I have started doing Capsule Wardrobes and I still love it! Some things that have helped is reading up on Capsule Wardrobes (Un-Fancy blog is the master!) first but then adjusting the “rules” to my life. I am so impressed with the women that can whittle their wardrobe down… [read more]

Why Women Really Cut Their Hair


Hello March, I am so glad to see you. February was kind of rough. Between the bitter cold and deary cloudy days making me mopey and the lovely letter from the IRS that required over 100 hours of work to prove my business expenses for my 2012 tax return, and emotionally/logistically prepping for my first… [read more]

Double Your Eyelashes The Natural Way

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If you are in the mood to really let your light shine bright and be seen, check out my new obsession! Younique mascara. After living in Palm Beach County, I started to notice that all the fashionable mamas here had these beautiful, long-but-natural looking eyelashes. Later, I found out they were fake eyelashes and the… [read more]

2013 Recap and 2014 Goals

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  Two years ago, I implemented a new way to do New Year’s Resolutions in hopes that it would give me a higher success rate of actually accomplishing my goals.  In the past, I would write a 4 page diatribe of everything that I wanted to improve on in my life and then at the… [read more]

Advent + St. Nicholas


This year I am starting a new tradition for my little family and I thought I would share. It was inspired by my sweet friend Haley and her new book: Feast! Real Food, Reflections and Simple Living for the Christian Year. Haley, like me, is Catholic, but her ebook is great for any Christian wishing to… [read more]