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Crazy about Quatrefoil

  I love quatrefoil. It is such a graphic shape and has a fascinating history.  {Oomph Furniture}  Lexington Odi et Amo {haberlea on flickr} {Coco Cozy}  {Ballard}  {Target}   {Pottery Barn}  And speaking of the history -- {from Wikipedia} -- In architecture/symbolismIn architecture and traditional Christian symbolism, a quatrefoil is a symmetrical … [Read more...]

Some Progress!

At the beginning of the year I hinted that I started a master bedroom redo after I redid my closet in black and white. I was all gung ho. Then I got stuck.  So for a couple months my bedroom has been half way black and white and the other half brown and blue. And it has been driving me crazy. Today I had a breakthrough. I was downtown all day and decided to stop in TJ's for a minute when … [Read more...]

Friday Favorites ♥♥♥

I am running around helping with class Valentine parties and getting ready to throw a surprise party tonight, but I wanted to squeeze in a little time for my Friday Favorites this week. Kami @ No Biggie's homemade ice cream sandwiches  ... Beth @ Stories of A to Z -- framed silver... getting heart attacked.... stripey coverup from Old Navy -- how cute would this be to wear to the … [Read more...]

Friend Makin’ Mondays: I absolutely, positively cannot live without these things…

It's FMM! I am late getting on the Friend Makin' Mondys train due to life. It is hard to juggle everything, don't you think?? Today Amber is asking: --------------------------------------------------------------------------- List a few things that you cannot live without ------------------------------------------------------------------------ {I am going to skip the obvious ones like my … [Read more...]

Friend Makin’ Mondays: My Favorite Things about Fall

Amber is hosting Friend Makin' Mondays again! And we're talking about Fall. So Amber's question this week is: What are some of your favorite things about Fall? **** Fall soups and stews -- I love the smell of one simmering on the stoveThe changing seasons. I love the Fall leaves in the mountains - so beautiful!Sweaters. I love the feeling of a cozy sweater in the cool air.Lighting candles. I … [Read more...]

My First Blogoversary: Favorite Things Giveaway

It's been a year since I started this blog. I started it on a whim one day last summer as I was feeling down. I wanted a place to record my thoughts, feelings and hopes. That day I never could have imagined what this blogging world would give to me: so much inspiration, ideas, advice and most of all wonderful friendships. I have met the most amazing, strong, supportive, kind and wonderful friends … [Read more...]

Friend Makin’ Mondays: These are a few of my favorite things!

Kasey from All That is Good is on a huge road trip right now. She is actually in Utah today, so Mamarazzi from Dandelion Wishes is in charge of FMM today. And this week's theme is: List 5-10 of your favorite things! So, here it goes: ***My walking trail: I think I'm a little addicted to it. If I am too busy to go I will make time to go at night. It is so refreshing, beautiful and makes me feel … [Read more...]

Favorite Thing Wednesday: iphone envy

Okay, you may find this post a little geeky for someone who just learned to text this year. But, have you heard? The iPhone now costs $99, instead of $199. {This is the phone that two years ago was $599.} ++++ I never really considered getting one because of the price. But ever since it came out I have been hearing about all of the cool applications you can use with this phone. It boggles my … [Read more...]

Friend Makin’ Mondays: What do you love about Summer?

It's Friend Makin' Monday, hosted by the lovely Kasey at All That is Good. This week's task is to tell us 10 things you love about summer!!! I love Summer. This is our first week and I am so excited!!! Some of my favorites are: First is a pedicure. Have you ever heard of glitter toes? I am going to be blogging about them this week! Once I have my pedicure, then it's time for flip flops. It … [Read more...]

Favorite Thing Wednesday: Temple Celebration

Last Friday my two teenagers were able to participate in an amazing production in honor of two temples opening by our home. They have been practicing for three months to get ready. The production itself was truly amazing. The set was huge and the scenery really beautiful. All of the youth made their own costumes and they were amazing. There were over 7,000 young people that performed that … [Read more...]