i like big books & i cannot lie

if you want to share books, be my friend here must reads: pretty baby / pretty girls / the nightingale / before i go / little big lies / the husband’s secret / the goldfinch / eleanor & park / beautiful ruins books i’ve read recently that will be movies this year (so you gotta…

HELLO MONDAY!

i’d really love to be that girl that keeps fresh flowers in a beautiful vase. the one who’s homeĀ is always in order, every space utilized perfectly. who can coordinate a room to match a feeling and transition it throughout a house. who can walk into a flea market & pick out a perfect piece of…

gifts for dad

father’s day is fast approaching (brian stop here…) so I decided to share some of my favorite ideas for dadsĀ & granddads (seriously brian, don’t peek). as most of you already know I am a celebrate-o-holic. i find excuses to throw parties & make a big deal out of little things, so holidays give me that…

best books for your little

my mom was always a big believer in reading. she read to me constantly & i used to be able to repeat entire books just from memory before i truly understood how to put words together & read. it helped expand my little vocabulary & i am passing on this belief to madison that reading…

guest blogger / my mama

When my daughter ask me to blog on gratitude, I thought oh my gosh, I’m grateful for so many things. too many to write down. what if I leave out something or someone, hence why writing my thoughts can be scary. Anyone that knows me knows I really worry about offending others. I have been…

what’s your happy

Thursday, September 26: Go to a coffee shop. Order a favorite drink. Write about what makes you happy and what makes you sad. Or write about anything you’d like! Bonus points for including a photo from the coffee shop. *if you can’t make it to a coffee shop, at least leave your usual space and…

favorite books of 2013

Tuesday, September 24: Review a book, place, or product. this is something i can get on board with. i am a book nerd. since i’m so pretty & fun people rarely guess that about me (i just laughed out loud at myself – i hope you did too). but no seriously, i am. i’m in…