Month: July 2013

A Letter to Three Year Old Tyler

A Letter to Three Year Old Tyler

Dear Tyler, Today is July 23, 2013. That means that today you are 3 years old. My baby is truly no longer a baby at all. Instead you’ve turned into quite the little boy–who wants so very much to become a BIG boy. You get […]

Bible Stories Painting Book 2

Bible Stories Painting Book 2

Bible Stories Painting Book 2 I have really been enjoying the Candle Children’s Book series–especially their workbooks like My Very First Noah’s Ark Playtime and My Very First Easter Story Sticker Book. I hadn’t gotten a chance to check out any of their painting books […]

How to Update Your Fashion for Less with Tracy’s Closet

How to Update Your Fashion for Less with Tracy’s Closet

Tracy's Closet
I received credit to Tracy’s Closet for the purpose of this review. This post was made possible by Mom Spark Media. Thoughts are my own.

How to Update Your Fashion for Less with Tracy’s Closet

While I love fashion and buying new clothes, I also love saving money even more! Since we moved to Texas I’ve learned to love “thrifting” as my sis-in-law calls it. By thrifting she means purchasing clothing and accessories second hand for a fraction of the price! Some of  my new favorite outfits are ones that I bought second hand—and you’d never even guess unless I told you that I had! For example I bought my blouse, necklace, and shoes all second hand in this picture I had snapped yesterday! (notice the Wyoming desert in the background–and pardon my squinty eyes! I should have been wearing my new Firmoo shades but that’s a different post….)

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Why Our Family Loves Netflix this Summer

Why Our Family Loves Netflix this Summer

Why Our Family Loves Netflix this Summer I have to admit, we were a little late hopping onto the Netflix wagon-now, not too late, but it seems like some of my friends and my in-laws had used it for a few years before we began […]

Affordable, Fashionable Glasses For Less!

Affordable, Fashionable Glasses For Less!

Affordable, Fashionable Glasses You might remember that I wear contacts and glasses. So this means that between sunglasses that aren’t prescription, and glasses that are, I have a pretty constant need for eye wear. In the past when it came to sunglasses I would just […]

Decorate your Summer in lights

Decorate your Summer in lights

While I’m in and out on  vacation I thought it might be nice to bring you a few guest articles-here’s one  submitted by Monique!

Now as we enter the full swing of summer the number one thing that all of us are thinking about are Christmas lights. That’s right, there is much more to these lights than just illuminating your house during the winter holiday festivities, you can, and should use them all year round to add a little ‘pop’ to your everyday decorating. We can see some great examples on channels such as TLC during Christmas time. Some people can go all out when decorating their home. After all not every light is the same.

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Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil Giveaway

Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil Giveaway

Disclaimer: Tropical Traditions provided me with a free sample of this product to review, and I was under no obligation to review it if I so chose. Nor was I under any obligation to write a positive review or sponsor a product giveaway in return […]

Homemade Hard Shell Chocolate Topping for Ice Cream

Homemade Hard Shell Chocolate Topping for Ice Cream

Homemade Hard Shell Chocolate Topping for Ice Cream Summer time is well underway and a favorite special summer time treat at our house is Homemade Ice Cream ! There is just something about homemade ice cream that is so super special and delicious! I don’t […]

Freedom

Freedom

Declaration of Independence

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal

As a female I’m allowed to vote, allowed to go to college.

Across the ocean a woman my same age dares not even voice her opinion on politics, for fear of retribution–she’s not supposed to have an opinion. She has no education beyond the minimum, because she has no “need” for it.

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