crisp and casual with solo hope + valentine’s day promo


It’s that time of the week again, time to collab – let’s break it down! Oh wait…it’s not the weekend, yet….here we go anyways! I’m really excited to bring you this week’s installation in my collaboration with my friend Erin over at Home with the Boys! She is a fellow fashion lover, but she is […]

shopping trip scavenger hunt :: keep your littles entertained while running errands

Shopping Scavenger Hunt

Confession time…my family was approximately one snow storm away from starving. True story. If we had suddenly gotten snowed in, we may have had to consider busting into the dog food stash, and the fur babies were running quite low on their food supply, as well. Our cupboards were bare! My one big area of […]

diy owie owl rice pack + printable pattern :: a simple sewing tutorial

Owls 2 w logo

The sad fact of parenting is that at some point, the sweet little people in our lives are going to fall down and get hurt, or catch an illness of some kind. It’s heart wrenching for both the kiddos and caretakers involved! That’s why, a few years ago, I set out to make something that […]

jillian michael’s 30 day shred :: 20 minute workout dvd :: new year’s resolution idea

Jillian DVD

So basically this year is a bust. Yesterday I had McDonald’s for breakfast, cinnamon rolls for lunch, and pizza for dinner….and then pizza again for dinner tonight. When I fall off the healthy eating wagon, it is baaaaaad. Like the rest of the world, I do try to kick some ugly, bad habits when we start off a […]

amazon + Christmas shopping :: affordable ideas for everyone on your list


Christmas is coming quickly. Are you scrambling to buy gifts? I have some ideas to share and all these items are products I have purchased and can vouch for. They are all affordable ideas as well! I’m adding Amazon affiliate links and my comments throughout the post to help you as you do your last minute shopping. […]

what’s the JERGENS® Wet Skin Moisturizer all about + a coupon to try it yourself!

secret to dry skin

Disclosure: Sponsored by JERGENS® Skincare through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about Jergens Wet Skin Moisturizer, all opinions are my own Have you ever thought to apply lotion to wet skin? I am an avid lotion user, like, after every shower I use it! My husband just […]