Flavors to Follow: Chalkboards

When we first moved into our house, my husband and I had toyed with the idea of turning our fridge into a chalkboard fridge.  What could be cooler than writing up your to-do list, drawing random pictures, and leaving each other sweet messages on one of the more frequently used appliances, yes we like to…

We Heart Paper Custom Stationery Giveaway!

Today’s GIVEAWAY is brought to you by my ever so talented friend, Janie. Remember the first giveaway I EVER had on my blog?? Well, it was from her jewelry shop, Janie Liu. Not only does she make jewelry, but she makes letterpress stationery as well! It seriously amazes me how so much creativity can come…

Battle of the Philly Cheesesteaks

So I’m going to take my stab at being a food critic today.  I mean, doesn’t that sound like the best job, ever?  You get paid to eat and write about food, holla!  I’m sure you know that one of the things Philly is known for is their cheesesteaks, and that there has been a…

Evan’s First Visit to MO and KS

So remember a few weeks back when I said I had a big BIRTHDAY SURPRISE for my husband?  Well, it was my brother, sister-in-law and nephew coming to visit us and guess what??  I totally pulled the surprise off b/c he had no idea (I’m traditionally a really bad surprise keeper).  So here are some…

Flavors to Follow: Summer Dresses

My favorite thing about summer is the fact that I can wear dresses every day without being cold!  Well, I don’t have THAT many dresses (I wish) but at least the possibility is there.  I just love wearing a nice flowy dress, paired with fun sandals, and a cabachon hairpin or headband in my hair. …

Olive Juice Photography GIVEAWAY WINNER!

Thank you to all who entered the Olive Juice Photography Giveaway!  I was so happy to be able to share such great photography with you all and a HUGE thanks for Leila for offering up one of her beautiful prints to one of you, speaking of which…. my friend random.org has picked a winner!! And…

Blog Friends Make My World Yummier

*SIGH* I just heart you all!  You, my blog friends, make my world (and my husband and my coworkers and my friends worlds) soooo much yummier!  I’m a huge advocate of finding new recipes to concoct.  There’s nothing more boring than eating the same foods over and over again (trust me, that was totally me…

Summer Flowers Have Been Named!

And the winner of my little “Name the Flowers in My Backyard” contest and a lovely set of handmade hairpins by yours truly is… I will be sending you an email shortly to get your mailing address!  And for those of you who are curious (I was too), here are the flowers with their corresponding…

Name the Flowers in My Backyard

It’s time for the Name the Flowers in My Backyard contest again – this time with a prize!  Back in April, I posted some pictures and put them through Picnik photo editing themes… however, I did not know the names of half of those flowers.  But thanks to you, those flowers were named!  :)  And…

Miscellany Monday Munchies

I’m backkkkk from wedding weekend #4 of 8 this year (pictures to come later!) and let me tell you, I ate a lot of good food this past week and weekend, so for this Miscellaneous Monday, I decided to revolve it around MUNCHIES!  Thanks Carissa for letting me link up! 1) As I was looking…

Flavors to Follow: Elephants

Hello from Philadelphia!  Yup, you’ve guessed it, it’s another wedding weekend, this time it’s my friend Roanna’s wedding.  We met through work (well actually at a club, but we worked at the same place) a few years ago in Kansas City!  We’ve had sooo many fun times together throughout the years and although she has…

Olive Juice Photography GIVEAWAY!

I’m so happy to bring to you another GIVEAWAY today!  This time I’ve paired together with Leila from Olive Juice Photography to bring you some fantabulous eye candy and ONE LUCKY WINNER will score their choice of a 8×8 or 8×10 print from her shop!  But first, let’s get to know the creative mind and…

Sew Busy!

Can I just say that I love the blogosphere and how crazy talented everyone is?  I read sooo many blogs on a daily basis and one of the things I really look forward to is finding new sewing tutorials… especially simple ones that (I think) I can do!  It’s great and all, but I’m also…

E+M Navy and Peach Wedding

So I know I’m a little behind on posting photos but I’ve been super busy lately prepping for the last of my husband’s birthday surprises this past weekend… which was my brother, sister-in-law and 18 month old nephew coming to visit us! My nephew is the most adorable little guy in the world (with plenty…

Alphabet Walk Blog Hop – B

Today is the day that I get to show you all of the “B“s I’ve seen in the past few weeks!  I had so much fun with the Alphabet Walk Blog Hop project thanks to Piper from One Sydney Road.  What I liked most was that I was able to go out and test my…