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Anyone else sick of seeing the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale in their feed? How many try-on hauls does one have to endure? Just why is everyone online SO obsessed with this sale? Here’s the tea: Influencers make money from affiliate links and the Nordstrom sale is a potentially huge revenue-generating opportunity for them. If they plan […]

July 14, 2019

Here are some easy ways to get fit that literally anyone can do. We all know that starting anything is the hardest step, whether it be a project, an assignment or (especially) getting in shape. It’s the worst. I am constantly telling myself that I will start tomorrow or Monday or at the beginning of […]

April 9, 2019

I’m not getting any younger. Neither are you. It’s a brutal truth, but it is a fact. Sometimes when I see old photos of myself, I am so pissed that I didn’t enjoy the great skin of my youth and now have to work hard to maintain or improve it. Luckily, I have an obsession […]

April 2, 2019

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info.   I am a professional shopper. When I enter a store, I swear the heavens open up and rays of light beam upon the items that call to me. Online shopping is double rewarding because you get the thrill of placing your […]

April 1, 2019

Marc and I got engaged on Christmas Eve 1998. I remember thinking that my engagement ring was the most beautiful ring in the world. It was a simple 1-carat Princess-cut solitaire, set in gold. I loved everything about that ring and what it represented, and I never took it off. Fast forward two years later, […]

March 20, 2019

St. Patrick’s Day has become SO much bigger than when I was a child, so I am always looking for fun little ways or treats for my kids to help celebrate the day. I came across the recipe for these SUPER simple treats and changed it up to fit my kids’ preferences and wanted to […]

March 13, 2019

Years ago, when we were traveling to Australia, we did an overnight layover in Hawaii and I have been obsessed with going back  ever since. Last fall, we decided to take a week and just do it. Being Disney Vacation Club members, we really couldn’t beat the opportunity to use our points to stay at […]

March 11, 2019

  Clara’s castle room definitely needed it’s own en suite bathroom. My old house had ONE bathroom for the four of us and when we were building, I wanted everyone to have their own space (and stay out of mine!) And what better Disney character for a castle bathroom than Ariel? I wanted to incorporate […]

March 4, 2019

When I’m shopping, I tend to buy the same colors over and over again. Blush pinks, creams, grays, anyone? But this winter, I expanded into purple hues and I have been in love. I feel like the lighter shades are universally flattering and look great on every skin tone. (Please disregard the sickled foot in […]

March 4, 2019