My Valentine’s Day Picks from Modcloth’s Sweetheart Shop!

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking through my links. Want to express your love for standout style this Valentine’s Day? ModCloth’s Sweetheart Shop is your perfect match! From heart-printed pieces to charming trinkets and treats, the Sweetheart Shop is filled to the brim with … Read more



The cardinals have been out in full force, jewel-colored flashes glittering against the stark background of snow.  I’ve watched this pair over the last year as they built their nest, hatched and raised a pair of boy and girl siblings to teenager-hood. It’s fascinating to see that even now the whole family stays together. I … Read more

Winter Hair Care Tips for Straight Hair

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Hair care varies according to your hair type, the condition of your hair, and outside factors like weather. These tips from Madison Reed help take the guesswork out of what’s right for you! Don’t Freeze Up Water is water, and it freezes in low temperatures. The same holds true … Read more

Evian Facial Spray


  *** This has been a sponsored post powered by BrandBacker.  I received these products in exchange for my honest opinion.   I’m not going to lie, when I first heard of Evian ® Facial Spray I was wildly skeptical. And jealous that I hadn’t thought of this first! Conning people into buying expensive water … Read more

Dead Sea Mud Mask Review


***I received this product in exchange for my honest opinions.   One of the fun things about having a house full of girls is that on the weekends, we often have stay-at-home spa days. Especially during these bitter cold months when there isn’t even any snow to play … Read more



*** I received these products for free in exchange for my honest opinions. I’ve always loved the look of cheerful, glowing paper lanterns- either strung outside across the yard like floating otherwordly orbs on a summer evening, or arranged into a slightly magical array indoors. This package of Ten White Chinese Lanterns was the perfect … Read more

A New Way to Party – Personalized Plates from Birthday Express!

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links Birthday Express has done it again with their newest arrival, personalized plates! You can now upload any photo you would like and design a customized party plate for any occasion, from birthdays to graduations, anniversaries … Read more