June 2012

Thoughts On Creativity

The last couple of days have been busy, the typical business of a mom with two kids I guess.  End of year pool parties and summer camps and such.  I definitely feel my energy waning and my feet are indeed starting to swell as I had predicted.  I went swimming yesterday, on the advice of […]

Patriotic Tablescape – Red, White & Natural

Oh we bloggers are such funny creatures.  Setting up tablescapes for parties and holidays days in advance just to take photos.  As silly as it is, I actually like it, and it’s good practice for the real thing.  My best friend is flying in from Arizona this weekend and we’ll be hosting her family for […]

DIY Neon Polka Dot Pots

I thought I had moved on from neon, but when I saw these polka dot office supply stickers in the perfect neon hue last week, I got really excited, telling me that my love affair with neon is not quite over.  These plain white pots from Ikea got a definite pick me up when I […]

Daily Style – Red, White & Blue

Dress – Tucker for Target; Boots – Dolce Vita; Necklace – DIY I’m continuing to find myself grateful for the change in trends and silhouettes in the last 5 years since I was last pregnant.  I recall having to invest in a pretty hefty maternity wardrobe because so few of my everyday clothes worked for […]

Wine & Cheese Daydreams

I couldn’t be enjoying this pregnancy more , and that’s the God honest truth.  I have less than 10 weeks to go and while I’m in no rush to get through them, I do every now and then think about life after baby #3 is born.  Of course life will be hectic and crazy, but […]

Maternity Photo Shoot Inspiration

I have my maternity shoot with Miranda in just a couple of weeks and the dresses I thought would carry me through are fitting me a wee bit snug.  I don’t want to spend too much since I only have 10 weeks left, but I want to love it since it will be emblazoned in […]

Makeup Tips From A Pro

A few weeks ago my friend Amber came over to share some easy makeup tips with me to update my look a bit, since I haven’t changed my eyeshadow in about 5 years.  She’s been a makeup artist for years and is my go-to lately whenever I have questions about new products.  I love that […]

This & That

Forgive me but this week I’m distracted a bit.  We’ve decided to set up a nursery for the baby, I have about 10 DIY projects bubbling and brewing, which will all be posted next week, and I just can’t think of many “style” related topics to cover today when all I can think of is […]

Daily Style – Surviving a Day At the Park

The family and I took a quick little trip down to Carlsbad on Father’s Day to go to Legoland and relax a bit.  Art’s work schedule is preventing him from taking a vacation during summer break so we had to make a quick getaway while we could.  Walking around an amusement park all day while […]

DIY Anthropologie Inspired Statement Necklace

My friend Mary has started DIY’ing her own jewelry too, and it’s been fun to have someone else to get creative with.  She saw this Orinoco Necklace from Anthropologie and fell in love, but knew she could make something similar for less than $68.  The necklace on the right is her interpretation, and one she […]