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Memorial Day BBQ Ideas

MONTHLY EDIBLES : Memorial Day BBQ

MONTHLY EDIBLES : MEMORIAL DAY BBQ So what’s on your grill this Memorial Day BBQ?    Our day usually begins with the early morning parade, in which the kids participate of course.  With it’s cliche patriotic outfits dotting the sidewalks, the dogs barking and sniffing each others license plates, while hundreds of kids wave their flags […]

Summer Whites

FRIDAY FASHION FIX : WHITE OUT

Who doesn’t love white!  Especially with a little sun-kissed skin to boot.  The perfect canvas for styling an outfit, white is pretty amazing and this summer it’s everywhere.  Here is a visual tour of my white out outfits, from casual to dressy.  If you like any of them, you can click the shoppable links below each […]

Best Summer Hair Products

HAIR CARE : HEALTHY SUMMER TRESSES

I was not blessed with thick, luscious tresses. My hair is fine and curly, but I have a lot of it, which means it gets tangled easily.  My natural hair color has changed over the years from a sandy blond to a dark blond.  And since I like my hair blond and I’m not a […]

Beauty products

Beauty : 5 Products I Can’t Live Without

You may think it ridiculous, but the one thing I do every morning is apply make-up.  Gone are the days where I could get away with my bare self….I mean, I don’t want to scare anyone.  I rarely put on a full face, unless I’m going to a party.  I think your make-up should enhance […]

Mother's Day gift guide and ideas

Mother’s Day : 10 Gifts under $100

I can’t believe it’s almost MOTHER’S DAY!  And while, breakfast in bed along with hand-made cards from my girls will be the highlight of my day, I wouldn’t necessary be opposed to a little gift.  I mean really, who doesn’t like to receive a present?!  So whether you want to discreetly leave you computer open […]

aerin Lauder inspiration

THE MONTHLY MOOD :: MAY 2017

I am so excited it’s May!  It finally feels like Spring.  Mother’s Day is around the corner, which means I get to be celebrated.  This only happens twice a year – on my birthday and on Mother’s Day.  I’m not complaining, but I am going to revel in the moment when it comes.  There is a […]

floral dress

FRIDAY FASHION FIX : THE VINTAGE FLORAL DRESS

The wonderful thing about wearing a dress is that it actually requires very little styling and yet it some how makes you feel like you put in the effort.  I am sure you’ve noticed that my inspiration for April has been focused on feminine and romantic accents.   The most desirable prints this season are […]

Easy Salad Recipes

FOOD FOR THOUGHT : 3 EASY SALADS

Ok, so I love a good salad.  In fact I like salad so much, I have it every day! Sometimes twice a day.  That said, the same ole’ salad can become quite boring and honestly unless you’re a dog, you probably cannot eat the same meal everyday.   My girls have grown to love veggies […]