Fashion, Stitch Fix

My October 2018 Stitch Fix Review

Kim / October 13, 2018

Happy Friday and Happy Weekend!  Today, I’m sharing my most recent Stitch Fix delivery with you.  I mentioned in my last post about the Allure Beauty Box that I used to receive Stitch Fix shipments, but stopped.  Well, never say never – just as I was really starting to miss getting a “fix” on the regular, Stitch Fix sent me…

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Beauty

September 2018 Allure Beauty Box Review

Kim / September 11, 2018

Happy Fall!  I can’t believe it’s time for changing leaves, blanket scarves and pumpkin spice EVERYTHING!  Last week, I received an e-mail from Amazon suggesting that I might be interested in a beauty box subscription.  As it turned out, the box that Amazon thought I might like to have only got so-so reviews, but at the bottom of the page,…

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Creative Stuff, DIY

DIY Kitchen Sideboard Refinish

Kim / July 31, 2018

You guys…I’m pretty excited to share today’s post with you!  I have always had a thing for making something old and tired look new and this project is all about that! Earlier this summer, I decided I wanted to get rid of my small kitchen table (that had seen better days) and replace it with something that had a smaller…

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DIY, Family Fun

Easy and Affordable DIY Lego Table

Kim / July 2, 2018

I have to start this post with a shout out to my sweet husband, since creating the Lego table was his idea and he did the heavy lifting on this project.  Our two boys have a ton of Legos and, while we love their enthusiasm for creating and building, they also have a one year old sister who needs to…

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Creative Stuff, DIY

Unicorn-Themed 1st Birthday Party Invitation

Kim / June 25, 2018

                            My niece, Kinsley, turns one in early August!  And, because I’m such a nice aunt and sister, I’m putting my party-planning skills to use to create a super fun unicorn-themed birthday party for her. As I think I’ve mentioned, I believe that the invitation sets the…

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Creative Stuff, DIY

DIY Essential Oil Salt Scrub

Kim / March 18, 2018

  I love bath and body care products.  But let’s face it, they can be expensive, and the list of chemical ingredients in commercial products is certainly a concern.  Over the years I have experimented in making my own cold-process soap, lotion and fragrance mists, all with pretty good success. One of my favorite bath products is salt scrub.  I…

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Creative Stuff, Family Fun

Butterfly Birthday Party Recap

Kim / February 26, 2018

Well, the big day came and went, two weeks ago to be exact!  Our sweet Sadie’s first birthday party was a huge success.  About 65 of our family and friends came out to celebrate our little girl’s VERY BIG DAY!  So without further ado, I’ll share some photos of our youngest child’s official graduation to toddler status! I hope you…

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Recipes

Classic Brownies

Kim / February 11, 2018

I seriously LOVE chocolate.  Chocolate cake, chocolate pudding, chocolate ice cream – you name it, I love it.  Rich, fudgy brownies are the ultimate chocolate baked treat, and this from-scratch recipe doesn’t disappoint!  I received this recipe from a guest at my wedding shower and in more than 10 years of marriage, I’ve made it quite a few times.  And…

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Creative Stuff, Family Fun

Butterfly Themed 1st Birthday Decorations

Kim / January 31, 2018

In less than two weeks, we will host our baby girl’s first birthday party.  It’s such a bittersweet milestone – it’s been a great year watching our sweet Sadie grow and thrive.  We greeted each new development with so much enthusiasm, mixed with just a tiny bit of sadness that the tiny newborn we brought home from the hospital was…

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Creative Stuff

Industrial-Look Bathroom Shelves

Kim / January 17, 2018

Our house is a cozy mid-century modern ranch in a quiet neighborhood.  My husband and I bought it from my grandmother when we got engaged and we’ve spent the last 11 years remodeling, upgrading and making it our own. It sits on a nice level lot with a six-foot privacy fence, which is perfect for our two very active sons…

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