Between Us: Help! How Do I Handle My Kid Growing Up So Fast

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Yesterday, my baby turned 7.  To say she is growing up fast is an understatement.  Sometimes it feels like I brought her home yesterday.  I remember… Continue reading

Birthday Party: Tell Me How To Get To Sesame Street

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Around the time of my daughter’s 2nd birthday, she was crazy about Elmo.  So a Sesame Street themed birthday party was a no brainer. Continue reading

Between Us: Celebrating True Friendship

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For the entire year that led up to my 40th birthday, everyone kept asking me the same question, “What are you going to do to celebrate?”  And they all seemed so disappointed when I said, “Nothing really.”  But apparently, my plans for a quiet birthday this year fell on deaf ears.  My friends had other ideas.

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inspIration: Spring Flowers

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This spring, the flowers are not just in the garden. I was out shopping this weekend and couldn’t help but notice that they are everywhere! Continue reading

Between Us: The Key To A Happy Marriage Is…

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I was listening to the radio earlier this week when the host referenced a listener that revealed the key to a happy marriage: Continue reading

Birthday Party: A Perfect Princess Tea

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My daughter decided she wanted to have a tea party for her birthday and I knew just the perfect place!  The New Leaf Tea Room. Continue reading

Between Us: Can A Woman Ever Have Too Many Shoes

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I look really hot in these shoes…for the five steps that I can take before they start to kill my feet!

There are two things I don’t want my husband to ever comment on—how much I eat and how many pairs of shoes I have.  So you can imagine my surprise when after 17 years together, my husband finally asked the question that men have been asking women for decades (maybe even centuries), “Do you really need more shoes?” Continue reading

Eat & Tell: My Cupcake Obsession

IMG_3311After my life changing experience at Magnolia Bakery, I fell in love with cupcakes.  Not just the taste, but the experience I have when eating one.  I love how the sweet smell of sugar wafts up my nose and my lips get lost in the icing with each bite.  I love how the moist cake melts when it meets my tongue.  I love when I put just the right amount of batter in the cupcake liner so that it bakes just right up to the edge.  Then adding the perfect amount of icing so that I get equal amounts of icing and cake with each bite.  Cupcakes have become my guilty pleasure and my latest obsession. Continue reading