Our Journey to a Party of 6

I met my daughter on July 26, 2014 when she was 13 years old. I didn’t know at the time she would be my daughter but God had other plans. She was staying with our brother and sister-in-law as part of a program through Bethany Christian Services, an adoption agency that our family has used […]

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Queen Helene Coco Butter Face + Body Créme

I can’t remember a time in my life that at least one of my fingers didn’t look like this one. Most of the time, it’s more than one finger although my thumbs are often the victim of this disorder of mine. I mean, I have absolutely not one single memory in which I did not […]

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No Boundaries Stripped Skinny Jeans

A good pair of jeans can be worth my weight in gold…a bit dramatic I know…BUT…Have you been jeans shopping, lately? It can rival bathing suit shopping if you ask me. Maybe it’s just me but when I go into the dressing room to try a pair on I have a certain expectation of how […]

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Vacation Packing

The countdown app on my phone says 19 days till Disney..this is both exciting and scary. Exciting because…hey, it’s Walt Disney World and scary because…hey, I’m not anywhere near ready to leave. This made me wonder, how do you girls handle vacation packing. What kind of packer are you? Are you the planner? the girl […]

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Everything Old Comes Back Again…

If you are older than say, fifteen, you have seen this happen. Those styles that you “used to wear” will once again make their way back into mainstream fashion. If you are fifteen and haven’t seen this happen, trust me it will, so save those really cool things you have! Anyway, where am I going […]

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A Girl, (and her Moms)…Survival Guide to Prom

DISCLAIMER: Although, this is written with prom girls and their mom’s in mind I made sure that there were lots of information any gal would find useful. So, don’t just scroll past thinking this isn’t for you because it might just be! Prom. A rite of passage, a moment in time never to be forgotten…the […]

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Daddy Daughter Dance Outfit

Girls, this right here! Putting pics of me on Instagram or Facebook or even on this blog is…so…hard. I’m sitting here pointing out all my perceived flaws, all the areas I wish I could change. Why do we do that? Anyway, here is the outfit I wore for our Daddy Daughter Dance (which was a […]

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Stacking Bracelets

What’s the rules for stacking bracelets? Well…there are none. I always get asked how do I do it and I don’t really know how to answer. It usually just involves me sitting at my vanity and picking bracelets until I’m done. I’ve always loved jewelry…rings, bracelets, necklaces, and earrings. All. Of. It. There isn’t anything […]

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A Weight I Can’t Explain…

They told me it would be better in a year. These people who had walked the same path I found myself on. They said that it would never be the same as before but it would be better than it was now. I didn’t really believe them, not that I thought they were lying, I […]

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The Right Moisturizer for You!

Moisturizers are the hero in your arsenal of skin care and it’s often under used. Below you will find a breakdown of skin types and what moisturizers you might want to try…just in case you need a new one! The Proper Order Using your products out of order won’t really hurt you but you might […]

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