Thursday Thoughts on Friday


{almost all the flowers I planted died from the heat a few weeks ago, so here are some plant inspirations to try and recreate} Continue reading “Thursday Thoughts on Friday”

Artist Inspiration: Teil Duncan


I’m always inspired when I see how accomplished young artists are these days. I recently found Teil Duncan’s paintings of beach scenes and women portraits and I love them. I would hang her stuff all over my house if I could. I love the colors she uses and how she layers them in her paintings; she creates such depth and interest, it’s hard to look away.

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I’m All About Vitamin E Lately


When I found out I was pregnant and shared the news with my cousin, she asked me if I used vitamin E cream on my body, and if I wasn’t I should start. She was pretty adamant it’s the best stuff, cheap and I could get it at my local drug store. Since I trust her advice on all subjects, I headed out and picked up a few different vitamin E creams and started to try them out. And since, I’ve discovered she was absolute correct with how amazing this stuff is. After trying out all different ones I’ve  finally found my favorites. Now I feel it’s my turn to share this cheap beauty secret with all of you.

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Thursday Thoughts


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A Long-Distant Baby Party


Since Brian and I got married less than a year ago and had a lot of festivities, having a baby shower just didn’t quite feel right to me. Especially since we just moved to Seattle and having most friends and family in both Chicago and Los Angeles there just didn’t seem to be a convenient location to have something in person. So I decided to throw a simple and sweet long-distance baby party that included everyone and didn’t require much from people. Continue reading “A Long-Distant Baby Party”