Thrift-day Thursday

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 I’m trying, really trying to stay out of the discount home stores like TJ Maxx and HomeGoods.  But, there is some magnetic pull that sucks me in between errands or juggling carpools.  So it must have been fate or that magnetic pull that lead me to these dish towels on the clearance endcap!  What have [Read more…]

Yes Short Girls Can Wear a Maxi Skirt!

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Can short girls wear Maxi dresses?  This was my dilemma this spring. I bought a maxi dress 2 years ago and let’s just say I looked like I belonged in a fundamentalist group.    So imagine my surprise when my college age daughter encouraged me to try a maxi skirt.  I can’t remember her reasons, because [Read more…]

HomeGoods Lets you Show off your Favorite Finds

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     This is a fun interactive tool I found over at Home Goods. I don’t remember why I was snooping around on the  HomeGoods webpage, but alas I found the “Customer Finds”  HERE.  Alas?  Oh my, Downton Abbey is rubbing off on my vocabulary!   So while I was over on HomeGoods I uploaded this find [Read more…]

Happy Valentine’s Day to Me

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The running joke in my family is that mom buys what she really wants! No amount of online links or photos of my wish list work.  I even posted this on Instagram since my children are over Facebook!   I actually ordered this from Crate and Barrel the day after Christmas when it didn’t show up under the tree!  The good news [Read more…]

What is Craftsy?

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I was compensated to write this review for this Merchant.  All opinions are my own. What is Craftsy? I was first introduced to Craftsy in an article in The Denver Post. I checked them out online and at about this time I started noticing their ads on other blogs.  So what exactly is Craftsy?    Craftsy offers [Read more…]

Friday Favorites #33 Linky Party and Feature

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Hi there- thanks to all who linked up to last week’s  Friday Favorites at I’m Not a Trophy Wife! Check out these fun Halloween bottles from Rhonda at the Messy Roost .  She has some fun, easy crafts over at Messy Roost!  Please link up your favorite craft, recipe, diy project. If you love it [Read more…]

Look who my daughter ran into- Giuliana and Bill !

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Just had to post this!  There were multiple sightings this week of Giuliana and Bill Rancic (and Duke) in Lionshead (Vail), Colorado!  My daughter and her friend kinda sorta stalked followed them outside of Starbucks until Bill said, “hello girls.”  The girls got the courage to ask for a photo. Happy 4th of July!  The [Read more…]

FAVORITE FRIDAY LINKY PARTY #26 JUNE 1ST.. A LITTLE LATE

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RUNNING LATE TO THIS PARTY! THIS IS MY BUSY SEASON SO MY HOUSE IS TRASHED AND MY FAVORITE FRIDAY PARTY IS LATE! THANK YOU FOR ALL THE ENTRIES THIS WEEK. HERE IS ONE OF MY FAVORITES FROM DEBBIE AT DEBBIE-DABBLES! HER PATRIOTIC PORCH IS AWESOME: Please link up your favorite anything! If you love it, [Read more…]