Create Your Own Alcohol Ink Coasters!

Adirondack Alcohol Ink

This past week I threw my 34th birthday party and invited nearly 20 of my closest friends. Of course we ate delicious food and the party was BYOB but we were there for crafting. The project at hand was alcohol ink coasters created with ceramic tiles, paintbrushes, felt pads, alcohol, alcohol ink and clear acrylic. [...]

MySentimentExactLee Has Partnered With Alfred Angelo!

Alfred Angelo

Renewing my wedding vows with my husband Tim was something I had been talking about since our 11 person wedding ceremony 10 years ago. I definitely wanted something fancier in the future but I wanted it to fall on a special anniversary and 10 years felt right. This way my sons could be involved and [...]

Then One Time I Had Surgery And An Ear Infection!

Sad Eeyore

  I promise you one thing, this post will be as exhausting as the movie Gravity, so strap in folks. I decided I would tell you about my awful Novasure surgery and the terrible aftermath which led me to actually call my cosmetic surgeon. And let me tell you, it had nothing to do with nose jobs or [...]

I’m Addicted To Reality TV Wedding Shows!

say yes to the dress

I can not tell a lie, I am addicted to TLC’s reality tv wedding shows. My mother has been watching these shows long before I decided to renew my vows for the sheer entertainment factor but I’ve never enjoyed reality TV. But recently I’ve become interested in everything dresses and centerpieces and shows like Say [...]

See What’s New At SeaWorld This Summer!

Shamu Light up the Night

See What’s New At SeaWorld This Summer! Every summer SeaWorld brings us something new and this year is no different. With the addition of two special shows guests are getting fresh experiences. Generation Nature Live: We all have watched little Bindi Irwin grow up into a teenager and now she’s working hand in hand with [...]

Crown & Caliber Online Watch Consignment!

grumpy watch

*This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own. I live in a Relic and Fossil watch world. Those are my price points when I scurry off to buy Tim a new watch every couple of years for Christmas or a Birthday. Crown & Caliber has introduced me to a new world of watches. [...]

How Long Did It Take You To Plan Your Event?


How Long Did It Take You To Plan Your Event? My vow renewal is June 14 of 2015 which is almost an entire year away. I realize that I can’t wait until the last minute to plan everything but I feel like I still have a lot of time. I chose my venue and nailed [...]

Project: Netflix Original Series Binge Watching!

House of Cards Season 2

Why are Netflix original series episodes released all at once? If you subscribe to Netflix then you probably find yourself asking this same question, “Why are Netflix Original Series episodes released all at once?”. Orange Is the New Black, House of Cards, Hemlock Grove they all have a premier date but the entire season releases [...]

Body Cleanses Are All The Rage!

Body Cleanses are all the rage. That is a statement very few people could disagree with. Everywhere I go I meet someone who wants to tell me about the cleanse they are currently doing. Whether it’s just a way of eating healthy for a few days or a pill they are taking or a weird [...]

The Etiquette On Inviting Some Children Or No Children To The Event!

Alison Mickelson

The Etiquette On Inviting Some Children Or No Children To The Event! Special thanks to Alison Mickelson for the beautiful photography I have two children and yet rather enjoy a childless evening. I believe there are certain situations that call for the little ones to stay home and let the adults do the talking. Usually [...]

My Six Year Old’s Understanding Of Homosexuality!

Dori and Rachael

My Six Year Old’s Understanding Of Homosexuality! A few days ago my son was working on schoolwork with my mother when the question came up “What is a grown up girl called?”. He considered this for a while and actually answered wrong more than once but finally answered “A Woman.” The following question was far [...]

Car Shopping Is Stressful And Nerve Wracking!

Headquarter Hyundai

Tim and I went car shopping a few weekends in a row this past month. I strongly believe that car shopping and cell phone shopping are great evils in this world because you will be screwed no matter what you choose. There simply is no good deal, if you think you are getting a good deal [...]

Interesting Reception Venue Decoration Idea!

Wedding Parachute

A parachute hung from the ceiling or rafters is an interesting reception venue decoration idea! This picture seems to be making the rounds right now. It’s a large parachute hanging from the rafters of a gymnasium. Apparently from what I’ve gathered it was under $100 to rent and helped to not only beautify the ugly [...]

How Reconnecting With An Old Flame Led Me Down A Dark Path.

Jeff Blog Post

The reality hit while I was staring at my chewed up nails and running my tongue over the hole I’d worried through my lower lip. I wasn’t proud of my mental breakdown, but not exactly surprised by it either. Over the past few weeks I’d lost a little bit of a lot of things. I’d [...]

Pet Supplies Plus Review And $25 Gift Card Giveaway!

Pet Supplies Plus logo

It’s Pet Appreciation Week so it’s time to show special love and care to those that cuddle us on the couch and really melt our hearts. I am not sure I’ve ever said the words “I had so much fun today at the pet store!” but today at Pet Supplies Plus both Jason and I [...]