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Stitch Fix #3

Stitch Fix #3

I’m excited to share my third stitch fix with you!  As I mentioned in my last stitch fix post, I have heard that the third fix is supposed to be the “magic” one where things start to jive, so I was really excited to get it.  If you want to learn more about Stitch Fix, check out my first stitch fix post. Here’s what I received in fix number 3: 1. Finch Floral & Dot Tab-Sleeve … Read entire article »

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Our Wedding Photography #Fail

Our Wedding Photography #Fail

Craig and I celebrated our 9 year anniversary on Friday. In honor of that, I wanted to share the story of our wedding photos, which gets funnier as the years go by (it wasn’t funny when it first happened). We got married on a sailboat in New Zealand. We found our officiant online fairly easily, but were having difficulty finding a photographer we could afford. The internet wasn’t what it is today back then, and New … Read entire article »

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One Community: June 2014

One Community: June 2014

I have not been doing well keeping up with my New Year’s resolution to blog more and take part in the One Community project (more details on what it is at the bottom of the post), but I’m jumping back on the wagon!  This month’s theme words were chosen by Kara. They are: road, float, sprinkler, oasis. Road We traveled to Florida at the beginning of this month.  On the way through Northeast Arkansas, we marveled at the cloud formations. Float My … Read entire article »

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One Community: January 2014

One Community: January 2014

This year I wanted to take part in a link-up project, but not one that required me to do something every day or even every week.  Lo and behold, I “met” Sarah and her blog, Beauty School Dropout via Missouri Women Bloggers. She is one of the hosts of the One Community link up.  I loved the concept: One Community is a monthly photo project in which participants photograph their homes and communities with a theme in … Read entire article »

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Gifts that Feel Good #1: Petit Jean Meats Breakfast Box {review and giveaway}

Gifts that Feel Good #1: Petit Jean Meats Breakfast Box {review and giveaway}

I recently had the opportunity to hear the founder of TOMS Shoes, Blake Mycoskie, speak.  On why he incorporated giving into his company, he said, “Giving feels really good. That in itself is a reason to do it.” This year I am featuring a series of posts about Gifts that Feel Good.   On Saturday morning I woke up to the smell of bacon and the sound of children laughing.  It made me immediately happy.  Petit Jean … Read entire article »

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100 Days of Summertime {giveaway}

100 Days of Summertime {giveaway}

Tomorrow is the big day for us – the kids’ last day of school.  Sort of.  Because they’ve both opted to go to summer school, which starts on Wednesday.  And I’m having mixed feelings about that, because on the one hand I’m glad that they love school and that my schedule will be free to help with the new business if needed, but on the other hand, it’s a whole month of summer that kind … Read entire article »

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