Week One: CTC

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It's here! Today is the first link-up for Common Thread Challenge. I'm excited to reveal the pieces that I've chosen to use to remix throughout my wardrobe. They look something like these but you'll see the real things throughout this month. My choices are: black skinny pants, white and black striped tee, black skater skirt, chambray shirt and mules. My first look on Sunday consisted of wearing only the mules from the chosen pieces. I wore this look to church. On the way home ... Continue Reading...

Currently: October 2017

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It's that time! Time to link up with Anne in Residence for Currently. styling ~ During the month of October I'll be styling my looks for the Common Threads Challenge which I'm co-hosting with a few other bloggers. It's not too late to join in and the details can be found here. saving ~ I feel like my answer to this prompt should be saving box tops or saving money but I'm not doing either. If the truth be told, I'm spending more money than saving because it's fall fashion time and that ... Continue Reading...

Styling with Cleo Madison

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Recently, I was contacted by Cleo Madison and given the opportunity to review one their pieces. I'm excited today to share the item that I received from them. Cleo Madison is the destination for cute modest clothing. Rest assured that modest doesn't mean frumpy.  Cleo Madison's idea of modest is a casual ease and definitely works with the idea of how I want to dress on the daily. One habit that I'm trying to break this season is to resist the urge to tuck in EVERYTHING. Yep, I'm a tucker! ... Continue Reading...

TBB Asks Fall Edition

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  Mondays with The Blended Blog are always fun! Today we're answering questions that are all about Fall.  Here goes... 1. Favorite Fall Sport to Play? Hmmm...I'm not really playing any sports but I do love me some football. Growing up in the Mid-West, the favorite team was typically the Vikings or as I fondly remember them being called the "Purple People Eaters." Besides the Vikings, I've always loved "America's Team or The Cowboys." 2. Favorite Fall TV Show? Of course, ... Continue Reading...

Friday Five: Beauty

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TGIF, right? Anyone else feel this way? I love Fridays because it makes me feel like a little work pressure is off of me, temporarily anyway. My top five this week are all about beauty and the great finds I picked up during Ulta's 21 Days of Beauty. Oh, and by the way, the Gorgeous Hair Event begins on October 1st with lots of great deals for your hair. It's another 21 day event so don't miss out on some great deals. My favorite purchases during the 21 Days of Beauty: ONE Ka-BROW! ... Continue Reading...

30th Birthday Time

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Today my daughter is celebrating her 30th birthday! Who can ever imagine their child growing up? Who thinks about them turning milestones like 21, 30, 40, etc. when you hold them in your arms for the first time? Well, I sure didn't! But the day is here and I wish I was there sweet Lindsay to celebrate with you! But I am sending you lots of love from 2,107.6 miles away. Hugs and kisses my baby girl! I thought I would share a few of my favorite pictures of her over the years. Truth is ... Continue Reading...