Just a little FYI- you can check out little old me on Tiffany’s Simply Modern Mom today. She asked me to join in on her Simply Said series to give a few tips on interacting with kids with autism. I love love that series- so cool to read about different topics. And Simply Modern Mom in general is a great read. Thanks for asking me to contribute Tiffany.Did ya know [Read More...]


Sponsor Spotlight: Lisa from Scentsy

This giveaway is now closed. Raise your hand if you’ve heard of Scentsy. Do you love it? Me too. I love that I can plug in a cute warmer, add a yummy scent and make my house smell soooo good. If you have no idea what I’m talking about (um where have you been?), take a peak at Lisa’s Scentsy site. Make yourself comfortable because there is so much to [Read More...]

Swing of things..

So I disappeared last week as things kicked into end of school year high gear. Hope everyone had a great weekend.Today is officially day 1 of summer break. No sleeping in around here- my J has summer school and a 6:45am bus pick up (YIKES!). Without going into details- I had a rough day yesterday (like really, really rough)- and I’m needing a pick me up.Things today making me smile: [Read More...]

A letter to whom it concerns

This giveaway is now closed.Go shopping at DownEast! Dear DownEast, I love you.You have cute, fun, affordable, modest clothing and accessories. Your 28 day style guide is dreamy. All the new stuff? Adorable. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to review your amazing products. I love the Heart Throb Short and Oceanfront Dress that I was able to review this time. Can’t wait to see what you come up with [Read More...]


I didn’t mean to completely abandon 30days this week but I guess that’s what I’ve done. Sorry about that. Busy {rainy SoCal} week. Rain everywhere else is no big deal. But for some reason in LA when it rains, the world is coming to an end. People drive irrationally, all of the umbrellas are gone (seriously- I went to Target and they are out!), and everything takes 10 times as [Read More...]

Secret {finally} revealed

Sorry for the lack of posting this week. It’s been (you guessed it) a busy one. I spent Monday afternoon around this lovely lady. I finally made it into the taping of So You Think You Can Dance and it was AMAZING. (FYI- it was my 3rd time attending but the first time to see all the performances. I saw Tuesday’s show. Did I mention it was amazing????). Tues was [Read More...]

More Inspiration

To enter the DownEast giveaway, look here. A while back I found the blog, Heart of Light. I fell in love with (do I say that too much? I guess I fall in love easily….hmm….)…..Rachel’s headbands and decided to give them a whirl. I adore them. Easy. Inexpensive. Cute. Can’t do much better than that. I liked them so much that I offered to do them as a craft for [Read More...]

A little FYI

Because every post needs a pic, here are my latest 20 min. creations(Drew was asking me for all 20 mins when his cape would be done).I just went for it, but if you want to make some,here are some great tutorials. So friends, I just wanted to update you a bit. In a little over 24 hours, this girl (my lil sis) will be welcoming her second little boy into [Read More...]


Here are my two newest favorite signs and mottos: Images courtesy Creature Comfort & Ready Made Mag You can get your very own pictures to blow up by clicking on the links.