Welcome to my home! I saw this umbrella idea on Pinterest and just had to use it. I bought the clear bubble umbrellas from Bed, Bath & Beyond and hung them using eye hooks and clear fishing line. Unfortunately, it was windy and rainy all day so this didn't last very long. Take my advice and fill your balloons with something to weigh them down before blowing them up. I would recommend marbles or pennies. For some reason my husband wouldn't listen to my advice, hence, the balloons that were floating around my street all day. #listentoyourwife #MeasureOnceCutTwice
This candy bar was almost the death of me. I had it set up in our house for close two weeks before the party. Let's just say that I had to replace one or more of those jars multiple times. I'll go into the detail in a later post. This was the first legit candy bar I've made so I had fun figuring out the best way to create it.
I've never been into this show because I usually get sick of it after the second episode. My neighbors were doing a draft so I decided to join in. I haven't watched every episode because John usually walks in and makes me turn it off, but I am happy to report that my girl Renee is still in the running!
You guys, I'm telling you. Join Ebates.com! You literally get a check back for basically everything you purchase online. That is a check that got sent to me for $81.43. Just click on the website through Ebates and you automatically make money.
I use this app called Timehop that sends me snapshots of what my life looked like that day during different years. This picture of baby Mo popped up the other day and I just about died. Look at him now, four years later! Big fat fatty.
John has started a tradition of making me heart pizza on Valentine's Day. None of that Papa Murphy's stuff. He gets my favorite ingredients and places the pepperoni into cute shapes.
Currently, I'm crushing on the new Kardashian Kids collection. I'm basically obsessed with all things Kardashian as it is, so this just makes them that much better. My niece will be born in April, I'm so excited to dress her up!
Speaking of the Kardashians...
Have you seen the pictures that were released of Kourtney's house?? SWOON. Then I find out she did all that work and is now selling it? I wish. See it here.
Currently, I feel like a huge slacker.
I have spent so many hours on Pinterest and zero hours being productive over the past few weeks. Since I basically missed all Valentine's Day crafting opportunities, I'm determined to at least post a few St. Patty's day crafts. Believe it when you see it. In the meantime, follow me on Pinterest. I promise to keep you entertained.
John plays FDR and our friend Jonathan (in the sweet tux) plays Winston Churchill. Enjoy!
I had full intention of posting a lot more Valentine’s Day related crafts this week, but I never got around to taking pictures of them. So instead, I’m going to show you my Valentine’s Day outfit. I’ve never done a WIW post before, but thought today would be the perfect opportunity since I’m madly in love with the pieces I’m wearing.
In the spirit of Valentine's Day, I thought I'd show you a quick round-up of my favorite kitchen appliances. Yes I own all of these items and yes, they are all pink. Luckily, I have a husband who doesn't mind the color pink and actually prefers it in some cases. I started collecting my pink kitchen appliance collection long before we moved out of our parents' houses. I'm the kind of girl who asked for a Kitchenaid Mixer (#9) for my 21st birthday. Someday I plan on putting white polka dots on it. How cute would that be?
My husband is in the process of becoming a history teacher. He doing his student teaching right now with a bunch of high schoolers and if you've ever met him, you'll know he is one of those cool teachers. So of course, he wanted to pass out Valentines to his kids. Do you know how hard it is to find teacher-to-student appropriate Valentines? I'm gonna go out on a limb and say they don't exist.
This post is in partnership with Target, however, all opinions and content are my own. Follow along with #TargetWedding.
During this time four years ago, I was newly engaged and starting to jump into the world of wedding planning. We had just bought a house, we were both starting the second semester our Master's degrees and both working full time. And on top of that? I didn't know Pinterest existed. Oh yeah, I had just turned 21 too. Yeesh.