Blouse: thrifted; Cardi: Gap; Skirt: made by me; Necklace: made by my husband; Earrings: Shabby Apple; Scarf: F21; Heels: Payless I just felt so pretty in this outfit.  There’s just something about pink and gold and a shimmery scarf … Read More


Holiday Traditions – Linkup!

I love traditions.  Not just Christmas ones, but for the 4th of July, for Halloween, for the prophet of our church’s birthday…you name it.  But Christmas ones have a special place in my heart.I feel like the last few years, … Read More


Drawstring Bag Advent Calendar

After Janssen posted her adorable Advent calendar, I decided to blatantly copy her and post my own.  Because imitation is the highest form of flattery, right?  Bonus – this project is simple enough that there’s still time to get it … Read More


My Favorite Holiday

  Oh yes – have I told you?  I’m the queen of flaky, buttery crusts 🙂 Adorable craft blatantly stolen from Rachel     Can you even handle the sweetness of this baby?  I think not PS – check out … Read More


My Favorite Thanksgiving Recipe

I adore Thanksgiving.  It is, without question, my very favorite holiday.  There’s food and family and it’s the start of the Christmas season.  Christmas day always feels a little bittersweet to me because it’s the end of the wonderful season … Read More


Patriotrix, New York & the 4th

  Dress: Old Navy; Shirt: Downeast; Sandals: Payless; Belt: Dollar Store; Hat: H&M Just a couple of pictures snapped on the way to see fireworks yesterday.  There’s something about red, white & blue that just gets me. Also, you know … Read More


Father’s Day Weekend

Dan’s parents were in town this past weekend and we had such a blast. There was playing in the ground fountains at the Portrait Gallery and blueberry picking and swimming in the hotel pool and a father’s day picnic.  Nat … Read More