Category Archives: shopping

Old Wives’ Tale Gender Prediction Test on Etsy!

Do you remember the gender prediction test from my sister’s shower? Well, I’ve finally listed it up on etsy so it’s available for everyone. If you are hosting a gender neutral shower this is the perfect party game to play. … Continue reading

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Lots of Shoe Storage

Here’s my latest find at the Habitat store. Bought it for $30. (And yes, those are Caroline’s Wonder Woman red boots below) When I opened up the trunk of my car my husband was a little less than thrilled. Maybe … Continue reading

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Remember when I went bathing suit shopping?  Here’s a little snippet of that trip. I found the bathing suit department in Dillard’s and quickly scanned the racks and racks of options. I spent the next twenty minutes loading down my … Continue reading

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Blue Hair Special in Target

I was walking through Target the other day when I looked up and noticed I was about to pass two older women. As I walked by, one of the women said, “I love your necklace dear.” I responded with a … Continue reading

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March Goals Revisited

So let’s see how many of my March goals I accomplished: Paint headboard – Does it count that it’s in the garage ready to be painted? Nope. Make family subway art for hallway – Check! I’ll show it to you … Continue reading

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Mary Poppins Hat

I’m pretty sure everyone guessed from this clue that we had a Mary Poppins 3rd birthday party. And if you have a Mary Poppins party, you have to have a Mary Poppins hat. 1 – Go to Target and buy … Continue reading

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How long have you stood looking into your pantry trying to decide what to eat? I think I stood there for 5 minutes today before coming out with a granola bar. A granola bar, that’s it. Nothing exciting. You’d think … Continue reading

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Soapy Solution

I hate the liquid soap bottle on my counter. I think it junks up the place. Yep. It’s definitely junks up the place. A few days ago I was cruising through the blog Simcoe Street when I saw the solution … Continue reading

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Halloween Giving

As a parent, I am always trying to find ways to help instill “giving” and “thinking of others” in my children. My kids are very blessed and I would like them to view themselves that way one day, even now. … Continue reading

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I just got back yesterday from a week long trip to Canada and am quite tired. However, I did manage to get myself to a store today. Our pantry was bare, the freezer empty, and a lone carton of inedible … Continue reading

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