One-Pot Taco Lentil Chili // Quick, Easy, & Delicious!

  Dinner the night before Thanksgiving Day too often goes forgotten about until the very last-minute. Most of us are so busy and distracted planning for the annual autumn feast that it gets easy for other meal planning to fall by the wayside. And even though I’ll be spending most …

Grunge Meets Girl // 4 Easy Fall Outfit Ideas Inspired by the 90s

I think it’s safe to say that most style-conscious people have embraced the return of 1990’s style at this point. Even I, who predicted (and dreaded) the return of grunge, have found myself ogling over-sized denim jackets, leather pants, and clunky boots. (Plus, I love that I can totally get away with …

5 Fun, Fresh, and Simple Pancake Ideas to Try Right Now!

You know, you’re not too busy to have a fun, fresh, and simple breakfast. I know you think you are, but it’s easy to have a fun, tasty breakfast by simply adding a couple of ingredients to your favorite pancake batter! Pancakes, simple as they may be, are already delicious just …

Free Vintage Chalkboard Printable Wall Art

  As a new blogger, I’ve been enjoying practicing my graphics-making skills. I’m not some super amazing graphic designer (yet?), but that doesn’t mean I don’t have fun with it! I already love being creative and making pretty things. I also love coffee. And who doesn’t love free printables? I used to …

5 Things Every Unicorn Lover Will Adore {+ A Free Printable}

  Do you believe in magic? We all do as girls, but growing up doesn’t mean we should lose that spark of whimsy we have in our hearts. In fact, I believe in nurturing our quirky, playful sides. Albert Einstein said, “The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge, but imagination.” {Read through …

4 Awesomely Effortless Ways to Rock Your Polka Dot Skirt

Who here loves polka dots? (I do! I do!) It’s a timeless pattern that is insanely versatile. Peek into the closet of almost any American female and you’re likely to find at least one polka-dotted garment. Skirts are also a staple in nearly every woman’s collection, so I wanted to …

4 Drugstore Products on My Beauty Wish List

I am was a self-proclaimed product junkie. I love trying new beauty products. However, diapers and clothes for the kids always trump a new shade of lipstick that my husband swears I already have, so I keep a beauty wish list of all the products I’m looking forward to trying.

Shrimp Goes Southwest! {5 Marvelous Ways to Spice Up My Favorite Food}

Shrimp is my favorite food. Of all time. You’ve seen Forrest Gump. (Maybe that should have been a question, but if you haven’t seen Forrest Gump.. Well, you need to.) I’m like Bubba. I love shrimp. All kinds of shrimp. Since moving to Arizona 6 years ago, I’ve also developed …

5 Amazingly Easy Ways to Decorate a Birthday Cake

Cake decorating takes a certain skill… that I don’t have. And, if you’re like me, you’re not going to want to take a birthday cake to your child’s party if it looks like your child is the one who made it, no matter how good it actually tastes.