Awesome Pinterest Boards to Follow!

Awesome Pinterest Boards to Follow!

I remember being at a conference 4 years ago when one of the presenters talked about this new thing that was going to be BIG someday called Pinterest.  We all scratched our heads because we couldn’t envision what she was talking about.  A visual pin board?  What on earth does that mean?  Now I laugh thinking back on how we had no clue that this new little tool was going [Read More...]

the Party Bunch 50

No bake Pumpkin Patties

Thank you for going with the flow and joining the Party Bunch on a new day! We’re as excited as ever to have you linking up and sharing your fabulous ideas with us each week.  You’re the best! Ok… on with this week. Before you link up please let me introduce to you The Party Bunch: Amy from The Idea Room, Mique from 30 Handmade Days, Heather from Whipperberry and Desiree [Read More...]

Organization Hacks!

Organization Hacks! Tips and tricks to an organized life via

People make little comments here or there all the time about organization to me.  I laugh.  Out loud.  Because anyone who really knows me and has been to my house knows that I am one of the least unorganized people.  I like creating things to share here to help other people but it’s something I’ve always ALWAYS struggled with.  So in case you ever come to visit, know that my [Read More...]

the Party Bunch Important Announcement

I interrupt this regularly scheduled program to bring you an update!  If you are looking for the Party Bunch —- we are moving to Friday Night/Saturday Morning at 12am MST. Sorry for the last minute-ness of this post but we look forward to what you’ll bring tomorrow!! Join in with Amy from The Idea Room, Mique from 30 Handmade Days, Heather from Whipperberry and Desiree from The 36th Avenue  to [Read More...]

My Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe on a Sign!

Custom Recipe Sign from Barn Owl Primitives

I have this friend named Kristi.  She has magical powers with her paintbrush (and some hard work).  Kristi’s work can be seen all over my home.   And today, I get to help one of you add a Barn Owl Primitives piece to your home!! Wooo hoo… Read on to find out how! So… I make these chocolate chip cookies.  They are my favorites of all favorites.  And I don’t [Read More...]

20+ Must Try Hairstyles + Tips

Over 20 amazing must try hairstyles!

I know.  You barely get a clean shirt (and a bra) on every day.  Me too.  But wouldn’t it be awesome to learn a few go -to hairstyles to switch things up a little?  I know I would love to add some tricks to my (barely there) arsenal. When I was little I wanted to own a salon and be a hairstylist.  My mom made me learn how to braid [Read More...]

The Ultimate Southern California Vacation

the Ultimate Southern CA giveaway

It’s a busy week here on 30days.  I’ve teamed up again with some amazing blog friends.  But today it’s all about YOU.  What would you say to coming to my neck of the woods to get away?  Because that’s what I get to offer for this fun giveaway.  One winner will get the ULTIMATE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GIVEAWAY!  So fun. I’ve teamed up with Get Away Today to bring you this [Read More...]

The Good Stuff is in the Gray


I am excited to take a little break from the norm here on 30days for something powerful.  My friend Megan asked me to be a part of a beauty movement.   Colbie Caillat started it with her recent song and video called TRY.  Megan wanted to push this movement along and invited women from all over to share what they looked like without make up and I joined in! Colbie’s song says, [Read More...]

Get Prepared: Printable Emergency Checklist

Get prepared in case of an emergency - Printable Emergency Checklist

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Master Lock for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Living in California for most of life (except for a couple years that I was in college out of state), earthquakes are a part of normal life. There’s talk about “the big one” and when the weather changes people start questioning if we’re going to be hit with another. Did [Read More...]

Polka Dot Pumpkins

Make your own Polka Dot Pumpkins

This post  is sponsored by Dremel®.  All opinions are 1 million% my own and I’m happy to be working with a company I believe in about an important topic.  With the changing of the season, I look forward to all things pumpkin the most. (Ok maybe I look forward to sweaters and boot wearing)  I thought it would be fun to make an alternative looking pumpkin.  This is what I [Read More...]