Our Favorite Gifts for Women and Girls {Gift Guide}

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This is the final installment in our week of gift guides--are you all finished with your shopping yet?  Yeah, me neither.  But at least I have some great ideas! If you missed our other posts, check out our gift guides for teachers and neighbors, men and boys, what Amy and I are wishing for, and … [Read more...]

A Ballerina Birthday Party

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**Our current giveaway ends today; be sure to enter at the end of this post** I've had these pictures from my daughter's birthday celebration tucked away to share since before the holidays. I had decided to keep it simple this year, my intention was specifically that this party was NOT going to be … [Read more...]

My Daughter’s Favorite Fashion Ideas for Tween Girls-Lilly Pulitzer

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My daughter is eleven, and she loves fashion like most sixth grade girls. Sometimes it's a bit of a struggle when we disagree on what's appropriate for her age, but for the most part she does a great job of being stylish, yet age-appropriate. I thought it would be fun to share an outfit that she … [Read more...]

DIY Gold Jewelry Bowls {Easy Gift Idea}

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I have seen these darling jewelry bowls available for sale on some of my favorite flash sale sites like Jane or Groupdealz, but when I found these little gold china bowls at Home Goods the other day I figured it would be crazy simple to just make a set for myself. And, since they came in a … [Read more...]

Our New Home~Girl’s Bathroom in Aqua and Coral

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I'm making slow but steady progress throughout our new house--everything is unpacked, but I'm still decorating in every single room.  Today, I'm going to show you my daughter's bathroom--it's not finished, but it's well-begun. It's a small bathroom and I can't paint the cabinets, so I just worked … [Read more...]

My Daughter’s Summer Reading Picks–the Best Books for Fourth and Fifth Grade Girls

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Here in Tennessee, the kids have been done with school for over a month.  I know some of y'all are just finishing up for the year, but don't be a hater--remember, we'll be back to school in early to mid-August, and you won't have to worry about it until after Labor Day! In the interest of … [Read more...]

My Daughter’s Room–Updated {Yes, Again!} in Aqua Blue, Brown, and Pink

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This post feels a bit like Groundhog Day, because this isn't the first time I've written a post on my daughter's room redo!  My daughter's style is constantly changing, and her room has changed along with it. In our historic house in North Carolina, her room was pinks and greens with tons of vintage … [Read more...]

Lalaloopsy 4th Birthday Party

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 Since it's been the holiday season, I didn't want to jump back in with a post about all that was pink, girly and Lalaloopsy until now. But, a few weeks ago we celebrated my daughter's fourth birthday in grand style. To give you a little background, this was her first 'party'.  I said to someone … [Read more...]

Turquoise, Pink, and Purple Bulletin Board

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My son's very best girl friend recently turned 7.  Hannah the Banana is a sweet girl near and dear to all of our hearts, especially my oldest son's.  They grew up together, born a couple months apart, and have been connected ever since.  It is such a sweet relationship, one that I hope never … [Read more...]

Easy {and Cheap!!} Kids’ Summer Craft: Bandana Flip Flops

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My favorite kind of tutorial is the kind that's only one or two steps long...and this craft fits the bill.  You can pretty much look at the picture and figure it out!  And, best of all, this is a craft that middle to upper elementary school girls can do on their own with minimal assist from … [Read more...]

Pretending to be Supermodels…

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Have you noticed our new look? Thanks to some amazing photography of the three of us by Jessica Oatman, we have a new Blog header and have freshened up our “About Us” page. We had such a great time working with Jessica. She really listened to our ideas, and spent time talking about what we hoped … [Read more...]

Visions of Sugarplums—Or My Daughter’s Bedroom, Decked Out for Christmas

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  Probably the saddest thing about this photo medley is that it might be the last one done in shades of pink and green, as my daughter tells me that next year she wants her room done in robin’s egg blue and green with ELEPHANTS on the walls.  OK…no problem, honey!  Actually, I’m not sure how … [Read more...]

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