God Bless the U.S.A. {Free Download}

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I have been thinking so much about the 4th of July coming up. I love this holiday so much. It was always a favorite as I grew up..not only for the parade and candy, for the fun festivals at the park and the fireworks show in the evening. I can remember from a young age the feeling of being proud and grateful for the freedoms that I had living in this amazing country. I still get butterflies on … [Read more...]

Patriotic Punch {recipe}

What a perfect summer it has been!  I've had my hubby home all summer thus far as he awaits his dental license to go through from the state of Washington.  In the meantime, we are hanging out with our awesome families and friends in Utah.  The best part about that is we are able to do all the regular summertime activities with them, and we will be spending July 4th with them as … [Read more...]

Easy Everyday Hair Tutorial

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here's a quick tutorial for my everyday, easy, takes-30-seconds hairstyle. before i show you how simple it is, i want to give some quick love to Pureology haircare.  the Colour Stylist Shampoo and Precious Oil are currently two of my favorite haircare products. i use the Precious Oil before blow drying as well as to freshen up dry hair (so sue me because i don't wash my hair every day). it … [Read more...]

On vacation

I just wanted to check in and tell you I am on vacation. I get all of my kids AND my husband for 4whole days, so I will be soaking that up and relaxing. I'll see you back here on Friday! Have a great week...hope you are enjoying YOUR summer. ;) … [Read more...]

DIY Saddle Shoes {Tutorial}

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As you know one of my favorite things about making outfits for my kids are in the details. When I made this Knickers and Roses outfit for Project Run and Play, I knew I wanted it to be a modern, vintage spin on a golf outfit. I didn't want to go out and find my daughter some golf shoes, but immediately thought of a saddle shoe to go with this outfit...as golf shoes often have the same type … [Read more...]