The key to being organized

If you are my mom or sister, please don’t laugh. This post is meant to help people (like me) out.My blog hopping landed me on several postswith a common theme: organization.I think someone is trying to tell me something.Something like: GET ORGANIZED. Here are the posts that I loved and will (attempt to) use: *Erin’s organization tips at No Biggie *31 days to a less messy nest from the Nester*Laurie’s [Read More...]

What about Tumblr?

Back from a whirlwind trip to Las Vegas and ready to tackle the week. Continuing on in my pursuit to better understand social media, next up is Tumblr. All of the social media that I’ve been posting about isn’t meant for everyone. Take what you want and run with it. I’m just trying to figure it out myself. ;) My friend, Gussy is the one that got me thinking about [Read More...]

Pity Party Friday

Image Helllooooo October (what?! already?).It’s Pity Party time. Did you make anything exciting this week? 2 favorites from last week’s Pity Party, check them out: Bugaboo, Mini, Mr & Me’s kid friendly batty garland Mae Mae Daily’s purse update & flower tutorial I’m upping the ante this week.Anyone who links up, gets an extra entry in the1,500 follower Lisa Leonard giveaway.Just leave a comment there saying that you linked up [Read More...]

Lucky 1,500

Thanks so much for all the fun comments. I LOVED reading them all. Seems like you all like blogging for the same reasons I do. The lucky winner is #32: Marilyn. I’ll email you. Congrats!If you want your own create a handmade life necklace from Lisa, grab it here. xoxo, Mique Yay for 1,500 followers! You guys are awesome.Seriously. Thank you.(I know there are a lot more of you that [Read More...]

We’re gonna party like it’s…

1999? Apparently I’m on a song kick w/my titles. Oh well. Let’s go with it…..If you’re feeling fall-ish (unlike nightmare hot weather LA), have I got some cool party ideas to look at: Courtney’s amazing compilation of fall decorating challengeat Joyful Weddings & Events Another gem from Marta’s how to series:How to design a dessert table from Sandra Downie EventsFun Halloween Party from Blonde DesignsTrick or Treat topiaries at Craft [Read More...]

We like to move it move it…..

Awhile back my friend Nancy posted about hosting a party through House Party.Free stuff to throw a party with?Done deal.Little did I know, we’d end up with aPlay Station Move. House Party sent me these fun doodadsto share with the 15 kids that came overto be entertained: The winners of the party pack were by farthese can grips:In our party pack, came thePlay Station Move (and party supplies)+ 2 games: [Read More...]

To blow your diet

cute shape via eye candy overlays Just because they look goodand I want to make them all: Oh Henry Bar from Brown Paper Packages Roasted banana cinnamon rolls from Picky PalatePeanut Butter Cup Cookies from Smashed Peas and Carrots Enjoy!

Halloween from my faves

Happy Monday!A few Halloween ideas from some fun friends: Halloween tags from Hello, Good Gravy! Dollar Store Halloween Wreath from My Blonde Ambitions Halloween countdown from Polka Dot Chair at eighteen 25 Two Three other side notes:*When I hit 1500 followers (over there —–>)I have a fun giveaway planned. Hint, hint. ;) *And I’d love for you to stop by Jeannett’s blog,Life RearrangedShe was nice enough to let me guest [Read More...]

Does Facebook Work ?

In my attempt to better understand social media, I decided that I needed to do a little itty bitty series. Read Why Twitter Works and weigh in. And now on to Facebook: I recently learned that it’s going against Facebook rules to include “liking” a page as part of a giveaway entry. I had no idea. Did you know? Facebook has me a little stumped. So this post is probably [Read More...]

Happy (Pity) Party

Just because it made me happy. Found via Domesticity. Hoping you’ve had a wonderful week.Mine? Not so much. So let’s get to the good stuff…favorites from last week’s {Un} Pity Party: Adorable Kim from Yellow Songbird’s no sew headband vlog tutorial.She’s seriously so cute!andRed Heads Craft More Fun sparrow canvas To play along in this week’s pity party:Link to a specific post, not your blog in general.No shops please. (I [Read More...]