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Easy and Versatile

Every 2-4 months I go through all my clothes and find piles of stuff I don’t wear anymore that I give away.  I feel like things come in and out of style so fast, it’s hard to keep up.  I want to buy stuff that will last, that’s versatile, and […]

The Dark Side

I have a love/hate relationship with self-tanner.  On the one side, it hides imperfections and provides a healthy glow, on the other side, it can look completely unnatural and splotchy and rival the smell of a toxic chemical spill.  Nevertheless, like a cookie in my pantry, I can’t seem to […]

California Trip

My little family just came back from California where we celebrated my husband’s graduation.  Here are some of the highlights. Cam and his cousin sharing a stroller.  They’re only 4 months apart and looked so stinking cute sitting side by side. Camden’s little cousin is sad because he scratched her […]

The Hideous Dress Returns…

After posting about how I made the skirt above, my dear friend, Amy, dared me to wear the ugly top to church.  I was planning on throwing it away, but thought the challenge would be hilarious so I accepted. Sunday morning I decided to throw the top on backwards and […]

Pleated Dress Refashion

I was so thrilled when I came across this hideous dress for 50 cents at a garage sale.  Why? Because it was screaming to be transformed into a pleated skirt and I had been wanting one forever! When I saw this dress, what I really saw was the potential to […]

Hair Makeover– Root Lift

Today’s hair makeover is brought to you by Jenna.  She owns HelloFab and just started her own fashion blog.  She is pretty much amazing, and super gorgeous! We started becoming good friends after she voluntarily brought my family dinner after Camden was born and had to be placed in the […]

Where Camden Sleeps: An Entire Nursery for Under $350

Creating a Gender Neutral Nursery For some crazy reason, I felt like I couldn’t be a good mom until I had created the perfect nursery.  I spent hours on Pinterest, in Home Depot, and Ikea just to find the right colors and furniture.  Of course, I was thrifty in my […]

Refashioning….Hair: Highlighting hair at home

Disclaimer:  These days you can learn to do just about anything online from fixing a car to chlorinating a pool.  Sometimes you will be successful, sometimes you can make things worse.  The same goes for highlighting hair at home.  Only a licensed professional has the skills to evaluate your hair’s […]

No Sew Bow Tie Tutorial

As much as I love sewing, I sometimes need a break.  As promised from the previous post, Blazers and Bow Ties, I have found a great, easy way to make your own bow ties.  These can be used for your little guy’s Sunday clothes, baby shower gifts, hair accessories, or […]

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