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You have questions, I have answers! Here is are the items I use on my skin and my everyday makeup routine. These are a mix of drug store favorites, fancy must haves, and some I've had so long they've been discontinued. Aquaphor lip conditioner Ponds Cold Cream Cleanser - make up removerNeutrogena Facial Cleanser -… Continue reading Almost Non-Existent Skin Care Routine + Super Simple Make Up
This blog post is a paid partnership with Halo Top ice cream. It starts the moment I open my eyes. Not even giving myself a chance and quickly setting the bar to a height that feels impossible to reach. “I SHOULD”: do more be morework moreplay more sleep moreon and on and on I was more… Continue reading I “should”
Starting to prep for the delivery of my 3rd child and this time around I feel like I finally know exactly what I like and what I will need! This hospital bag will be carrying just the essentials and items I know I can count on. Here is a list (with links) of my labor… Continue reading Labor & Delivery Hospital Bag Round Up
Vallarta view from the Malecon I have traveled to Puerto Vallarta with my Mexican family for the last 36 years. We have seen the city change and modernize while continuing to be a family friendly travel destination. Unlike other Americanized coastal tourist destinations in Mexico, there continues to be an authentic feel to parts of… Continue reading Puerto Vallarta Travel Guide
This post is sponsored by The Home Depot. By now you know the things that are most important to me. As the daughter of a US Marine and holding that prestigious title myself, military service sits at the top of that list. My father and I1990 / 2002 I also believe it’s important to make… Continue reading Operation Surprise!
Last summer I won the lottery when my sister bought a neighboring home to ours. Having family close by after moving away from them has changed everything. Spending time with her, being able to ask for her for help, and having her around to teach my son is bringing me tons of joy. I like… Continue reading Same, But Different
During a family outing an acquaintance asked what it is I do for a living. It was the first time since quitting my job that I was going to answer “stay at home mom”. I hesitated. I wanted to say something that sounded more glamorous like “work at home mom” or “Etsy business owner”. 🙄Then… Continue reading Stay at Home Mom
So much has happened since I last posted anything. Where do I even start? Cliff Notes version: Quit my day job Had a baby, very very early dedicated every waking moment to premie baby Tons of house projects I'll write more about all of these things in the coming posts, I promise. Now that the… Continue reading So Much Change, Same Crafty Space
I love any and everything Frida Kahlo. So naturally I have to include her in an embroidery hoop series. This is the first: Kinda classy, Kinda hood. Aren't we all? Those eyebrows tho
Hello everyone. After having disappeared from the Blog-osphere, I'm back. So much to catch up on.... Here are the cliff notes for the last almost 2 years (yikes!): We sold our home, moved and bought another. Lots of house projects to come! Thrift hoarding continues. I've been given the green light to collect all the goods… Continue reading New Year, New Look, Same Ol’ Me
Cleaning up the dust and cobwebs off this little blog. Wish I had exciting news to justify my absence, I don't. But, I'm back. Hi. After throwing myself several pity parties the last couple months I'm ready to get back to sharing my stories. Even though I have not been active here.... I have been… Continue reading 2015 – Keepin’ it Real
I've had the pleasure of experimenting lately with my first DSLR camera and its been a ton of fun. Slowly learning how to use it and researching all the tips and tricks for great picture taking. While searching for camera accessories I came across some amazing camera straps! Some are leather, others made from colorful and vibrant fabrics....wayyy… Continue reading DIY Camera Strap and the Miserable Cow