My cat’s idea of a perfect weekend is sitting on top of my laptop while touching both my leg and the soft couch blanket while we binge watch Netflix and move very little. My perfect weekend is a little different, but his idea is pretty great. Although it involved a little more moving than that, I had a fantastic weekend. My bestie … Keep reading…

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Any good budgeter worth her coupons knows an item that pulls double-duty is always the best bet… which is one of the reasons I became instantly obsessed with Free People’s Season of Chambray Shift Dress. But only one. Seriously, I went a little nuts when I saw it. The easy trapeze shape can be belted or worn loose, and the thick denim … Keep reading…

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I cannot find all of my clothes. Or my craft supplies. Or a few of my mugs. Or my sanity. We’re in the process of moving into our first house (in addition to getting situated at the new job and planning a wedding), and the combination of a house full of boxes and an apartment full of boxes is nearly catastrophic. While … Keep reading…

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Foolish me. After our American bulldogs Cap’n Crunch and Count Chocula were pictured in ALIVE Magazine, I thought they might enjoy a bit more modeling. The dogs were such angels when they first donned their bow ties.  “I’ll get an outfit post out of the way, and take some cute photos with the boys,” I said to Lance. “It’ll be so fun.” Idiot. To … Keep reading…

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I’ve reached an interesting new point in stress, where if I could wear a cable-knit cocoon nonstop, I would. Without hesitation, I would crawl into my fuzzy cocoon and stumble about my life like some parade entertainment or a Nick Cave sculpture. My hair would be in an unwashed braid, my eyes would be free of the ever-annoying mascara, and my feet … Keep reading…

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