Create Your Own Romantic Floral Topiary

Romantic Floral Topiary

Fresh flowers are one of my passions in life. They make me feel like a decadently pampered Victorian lady, surrounded by boisterous bouquets, stunning stems and divinely scented nosegays. My dream is to one day have entire fields teeming with a wild array of blooms, ready to be snipped at a moments notice. Or perhaps … Read more

Valentine’s Day Cupcakes and Cookies!

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I hope all of my sweet yams are feeling loved today…and every day! I spent the day cuddled up inside with the fireplace glowing, the snow falling prettily outside and the kitchen full of pink and red baking supplies I honestly don’t even care much about Valentine’s Day, I’m just a sucker for pretty, girly … Read more

5 Reasons Why Women Shouldn’t Serve in the Military

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1. Woman have different hygienic needs. Not gonna lie, when I first heard guys claiming this, I was confused. What does it meannnn? I’m talking total Vegas blackout, Mike-Tyson’s-tiger-in-your-hotel-room level of confusion. However, I’ve since embraced it. What they’re referring to is the V. The vag. The vajayjay. The gorgina. Our girly parts. All kinds … Read more

From Beauty to Books: Saving Money With Groupon Coupons #GrouponCoupons #ad

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** This is a sponsored post, but all opinions and thoughts are my own. I’m new to Groupon Coupons and honestly I’m kicking myself over all the deals I’ve missed out on. Why did none of you people ever fill me in? And SEE, I’m being a better friend than some of you (we won’t … Read more

Pamper Yourself Without Any Guilt #Groupon #ad

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**This is a sponsored post, but all thoughts and opinions are purely my own. Being a mom is the ultimate caretaker position. Unfortunately, we often end up last on our own lists of the people who should be taken care of. Think about it! We’ve barely just finished the back-to-school season, when you rush around … Read more

I Woke Up Like This

I Woke Up Like This

No, this isn’t a post about how Beyonce killed it at the VMAs. Sorry, Bey. This isn’t a post about messy-haired morning selfies or claiming your flawlessness at any time of day. This is about something more sinister: the state so many young women seem to be waking up in lately, bruised and broken, in … Read more

Helping Our Water Babies Grow Olympic-Sized Dreams #LetsPowerTheirDreams

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*This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/P&G. Our family is filled with girls, from babies to teens, and every one of them has turned out to be a water nymph. Nightly baths that stretch into soggy playtime adventures involving every toy they own are usually the only way to calm them down before bed. And … Read more

FREE 7-DAY TRIAL of Lifetime Movie Club!

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This week I’m excited to be trying out a free seven day trial to the Lifetime Movie Club. I’m kind of addicted to their “Unauthorized True Story” series. My favorite is Saved by the Bell. Maybe it’s fun to see what really went on behind those squeaky clean facades. Anyone who has seen Dustin Diamond … Read more

An Ode to Rape Culture

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Last night I watched Hick,  a probably little-seen indie film from 2011. This isn’t going to be a movie review, though the film itself wasn’t bad. It feels a little scattered in places, which I attribute to it being based on a book, as if they just filmed some scenes without the further exposition and … Read more

My Hands Are Up, Don’t Shoot

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“The long memory is the most radical idea in this country. It is the loss of that long memory which deprives our people of that connective flow of thoughts and events that clarifies our vision, not of where we’re going, but where we want to go.” – Bruce “Utah” Phillips, 1935 – 2008   It’s … Read more

American Flag Rhinestone Platform Heels!

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Because nothing says freedom like traipsing around in rhinestone-encrusted, American flag platform shoes with stiletto heels. The gorgeous blinged out babes feature 6-1/2″ heels plus a 2-1/4″ covered platform.The front of the shoe is covered in dark blue rhinestones interspersed with silver-white stars. The heels and rear bottom of the platforms feature red and white … Read more

I’ve Been Outta My Mind A Long Time.

I try to avoid the news, and especially any comment sections on the news, because I don’t have time to cry and eat Häagen-Dazs every day. Somehow in the last little while I’ve still managed to come upon some shiny gems of wisdom. Misogyny is justified because women are vapid whores who won’t give up … Read more