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Trendy Tuesdays: Pumpkin Topiary

I was at Michael's Craft Store over the weekend picking up supplies for another project, when I spied these white pumpkins. They were on sale - 40% off.  I saw white pumpkins on some blogs and really liked the look. Manuela at Pleasure of Home put a crown on hers and I loved it. So I came home and scrounged through my craft supplies and found some ribbon, paint, stickers, an old dowel and … [Read more...]

Trendy Tuesdays: Fall front porch inspiration


Don't you just love Fall? I got the inside of my house decorated, now I need to work on the outside. I found a few images around that have given me some inspiration: Directions with bat pattern Country Living door with spider Southern Living  Gilded pumpkins with tutorial Country Living Magazine  fall window box hgtv pumpkin topiary with spiders elegance redefined patterned … [Read more...]

Trendy Tuesdays: Fall Boots


I know I am in denial that Fall is coming. Okay, I know that school has started again, as have the soccer games. But now that it is actually September, I guess I have to concede defeat: Summer is officially over. Now don't get me wrong, I love Fall. In fact, it might even be my favorite season. But I know that when Fall is over, Winter will be here with mountains of snow and all the coldness that … [Read more...]

Trendy Tuesdays: Fit Flops — Fabulous? or Fashion Faux Pas?


Have you heard of these shoes that claim to help you exercise while going about your normal life? I am always up for something that helps me get healthier while exerting no extra effort. Do these shoes really work? ______________ One brand, MBT has many different varieties of shoes and they are kind of cute. Here's what they claim. MBT shoes are designed to provide a pro-body experience with … [Read more...]

Trendy Tuesdays: If I Could Have A Do-Over


I had the best time this weekend visiting with my two college roommates. We hadn't all been together in 15 years! It was so fun to laugh and reminisce about our funny college times. I am excited to post pictures soon of our reunion soon!{photo by Rebekah Westover Photography} *** One of my roommates just got engaged. I am so excited for her. She wants to have a 40's-inspired wedding dress - how … [Read more...]

Trendy Tuesdays: What to wear to the pool?


If you're like me, you dread going to the pool. But if you have kids, they are going to want to swim when it gets hot. In comes the tankini: the answer to a mom's poolside clothing dilemma. It covers up what needs to not be seen, but is much more comfortable, stylish and convenient than a one-piece. And thankfully, there are many cute tankini options out there that won't break the bank. Here are … [Read more...]

Spring Scarves Update and EM:ME Week 3


Last month on Trendy Tuesdays I talked about Spring Scarves. Ever since, I've been itching to get my hands on some cute scarves. It seems like everywhere I go there are people with colorful scarves, transforming their outfits from plain to fabulous. So yesterday my mom and I went shopping for Spring Scarves. I'm really happy with the ones I found.{Wet Seal for $8.50} {American Eagle: $11} {Wet … [Read more...]

Trendy Tuesdays: My Top Spring Jacket Picks


Don't you love Spring? I don't know about you, but when it starts to get warm I want to get all of my summer clothes out and start wearing them. Of course, then it snows and I'm stuck in my winter clothes for another 2 months. Right now I am so sick of everything in my wardrobe. I want to wear flip flops! So, if you are looking for a way to bring some Spring sunshine into your wardrobe, how about … [Read more...]

Trendy Tuesdays: Spring Dresses


Last week I was so excited about the Spring-like weather. I worked out in my yard. I wore capris for the first time this year! Then Monday I woke up to snow. By the end of the day we had accumulated 10 inches... ************ So to make myself happier, I started thinking about warm weather and Easter dresses! Here are my favorite picks from etsy: (I wish they came in my size!) … [Read more...]

Trendy Tuesdays: Spring Scarves


Want a great, inexpensive way to brighten up an outfit? Try a scarf! And scarves aren't only for Winter anymore, you can wear them all year round! A scarf can update even your oldest tee shirt and a scarf looks good on anyone, no matter your size, shape or coloring. Here a couple of my favorites right now: {Gap, on sale for $19.99} {If you want a one-of-a-kind scarf , this one is hand-painted … [Read more...]