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My Sunday Best With J.Jill

(be sure to scroll to the end of the post for a J.Jill $100 giveaway) I remember one day over the summer being particularly tough on me.  My heart had {…Read More…}

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Four Seasons Family Staycation: Part 2

Click here to see part 1 of our Four Seasons staycation weekend. _____ While our arrival and date night were a complete blast, these next two days at the Four {…Read More…}

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Four Seasons Westlake Village Family Staycation: Part 1

We needed a vacation. Boy did we ever need a vacation.  It had been a loooong summer for our little family. Even though life was the same, it all seemed {…Read More…}

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Best Hair Curling Secret EVER: a video

I know, I know–how many hair curling tutorials can there really be?  I’ve gone a bit overboard on these posts, but I can’t help and share new techniques with y’all as {…Read More…}

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People To Follow On Instagram

It’s no secret that Instagram is by far my favorite social media outlet. As with all social media, we each get to decide how we’re going to use it.  Will {…Read More…}

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How to Pack for a Weekend Getaway

I’m generally pretty terrible at packing for a trip.  I take way longer than necessary to get everything together. I over-pack.  And I end up bringing a bunch of mis-matched {…Read More…}

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New Mom Giveaway

I’ve partnered with some fabulous blogs and brands to bring you this New Mom Giveaway! Keep for yourself or give to a special friend! Good Luck! 1. Pick a 14k {…Read More…}

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Beauty in Brokenness

Forgive how cryptic this post seems. I’m still searching for the right words to share some of the more personal details of our journey as a family with you. It {…Read More…}

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How to Color Your Hair With Chalk

The whole color trend that’s going on right now is so fun.  I’ve really wanted to give it a whirl but I’ve been too nervous to pull the trigger.  So {…Read More…}

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how to get rid of cowlicks and add volume

I’ve spent most of my life as a blonde. But every few years or so I can tell that my hair needs a break from the bleach. Fried blonde is {…Read More…}

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Inspired Art: Beth Allen

I absolutely love stumbling upon unexpected beauty and inspiration.  It can happen when I’m in a boutique, when I’m browsing etsy, when I’m reading a blog or book, when I’m {…Read More…}

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Lily Jade: The Caroline Bag

Introducing my new, classic red Lily Jade bag.  My kids are to the age that carrying a diaper bag around is no longer a “must-have”.  I’ve now entered that stage {…Read More…}

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WIN a trip to NY and to see Wicked!!

We are thrilled about this giveaway! Win a trip to NYC to watch Wicked on Broadway. Win one for you and pick a friend to win too. It’s super easy {…Read More…}

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Summer time?

I always have ambitious plans for summer time. I’ll go on a run with the boys every morning in the double stroller. I’ll reorganize and decorate their rooms. I’ll have {…Read More…}

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Family of Five!!!

This wasn’t an easy decision for us. We didn’t need another toddler to chase around. Or incessant crying throughout the night.  Or to worry about choking hazards again. Or have {…Read More…}

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Never Never Give Up

                                                                                                    Glasses / Necklace J.Crew similar You know my friend Ashley over at The Shine Project. That girl. She just keeps creating more and more awesome each and every day. {…Read More…}

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Rustic 30th Birthday Party

My dear dear friend, Lacey is turning 30 and we celebrated her birthday this Saturday.  Her guy threw her a dinner party for family and a few friends and asked {…Read More…}

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I’m Not Fancy

My friends from the Girls With Glasses made this parody and it had me laughing my butt off! I thought you guys would enjoy!

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2014 Summer List

It’s that time! Summer list time! Only a few more days of school around these parts and then its summa-summa-summa-time! Bitter sweet to be honest… So in order to keep {…Read More…}

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A New Friend and Some Perspective

Today I get to introduce you to my new friend Chrissy–one of those people the Lord very specifically put into my path at the exact time He knew I needed {…Read More…}