National Fairy Tale Day and The Tooth Brigade giveaway

Fairy tales are a special style of writing, and a refreshed look at some familiar fairy tale friends made this book incredibly unique and special for our little girl. The Azula’s story and one of their stuffed friends, Ollie, helped shift Margaret’s perspective on the dentist, teeth, and honestly mouth health in general! Since she […]

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These last several weeks…

My life recently has been a really complicated one, here’s a video I made to sum up a lot of it. I have written this out so many different ways and have struggled to put into words what has happened to our little family over the past five weeks. As I mention on my Twitter […]

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Sponsored: Father’s Day Gift Guide at Barracks Road Shopping Center

Sponsored Post that includes affiliate links You all know I am a huge fan of the Shop Local Shop Small movement! A great example of a local and small business hub is Barracks Road Shopping Center in Charlottesville, Virginia. This shopping center is located just off the Rt. 29 bypass, conveniently a short drive off […]

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Sponsored Post and Giveaway: Your baby’s comfort begins with Luvs #ad

This review was made possible by iConnect and Luvs. I was provided compensation to facilitate this post, but all opinions stated are 100% mine. One of the things I’ve re-learned about since I went back to nannying is how important a reliable diaper can be. Especially with on-the-move toddlers who can walk and love to […]

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A little office cheer

I hope everyone is continuing to have a happy new year, as January comes to a close. January has always been a favorite month of mine, as it has always been fun and pretty productive if I look back on it. First college acceptances in January 2003, first January term at R-MC in 2004 (best.short.semester.ever), […]

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Wedding plans: invitations

Well, we did it. We addressed all of the invitations this weekend, and let me tell you there are some things we definitely would do differently! So we put my parents return address on the outer envelope back. We were quite conflicted when we learned that Wedding Paper Divas could add the address to the […]

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MTV’s House of Style returning

Did you all hear the news from last week? That MTV’s House of Style is returning?!! While I poured over my mother’s fashion magazines and look books as a kid, another big source of inspiration and favorite show to watch was House of Style. The Spice Girls (well, Sporty, Baby, and Posh “my name’s Victoria”) […]

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Here I Am!

So I know it has been a long time. I am sorry for disappearing on you guys. Here has been my mission as of late – get a permanent job with benefits. Not as simple as you would think when I have a five-year plan I want, and need, to stick to! …Obviously, due to […]

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Tiffany & Company

There are so many things that have been bought and worn to death by women our age. I never jumped on the Return to Tiffany heart or round disc on the charm bracelet. It is over and done with. So big and showy. Generic. Copied by thousands. Yuck. When I graduated from Randy-Mac in May, […]

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1989 Porsche 911 Carrera – A Love Affair

When I was growing up in Lex Vegas, my family would often take me to The Palms restaurant. For my parents it was the social home of their courtship, and for my brother and I it served as our introduction into W&L social life. We often sat in a booth in the back, and the […]

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