Super Quick Hostess Gift

Ok…seriously people how do you all have your Christmas decorating done already???  We travel for Thanksgiving and we also entertain on Saturday night so I’m still in a food coma if I’m being honest. The internet makes me feel super late so please tell me you aren’t done yet too! We went to my mother-in-law’s (my bff) house for Thanksgiving and she insisted that I not bring anything so instead of bringing a dish I decided to whip up a…

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Thanksgiving Table

I just wanted to pop in and show you the table I decorated for Thanksgiving this year.  We actually don’t host Thanksgiving on Thursday but we do host dinner on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. This year I’m making buttermilk fried chicken (seriously the best recipe), baked brussel sprouts, homemade mac n cheese, mashed potatoes and most important a fun holiday cocktail!  #foodcoma I spent a total of $4.00 on the table this year.  I ended up scoring the green spotted…

Catalog Shopping Wish List

I don’t get a ton of catalogs anymore but the one’s I do I usually throw in my car and flip through them when I’m out and about and waiting around for whatever it is I’m waiting for. With the holidays coming it seems like I’ve gotten more than I usually do.  Catalog shopping especially around the holidays takes me back to when I was a little girl.  Don’t you totally remember going through the catalog wishing and circling everything…

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Things I Want to Remember

My blog is not only a way for me to share ideas it also serves as a sort of journal for myself when I want to remember something. I find myself taking screen shots all the time but if I let them sit on my phone too long I tend to forget why I saved them! I figured if I put them on the blog weekly I will not only remember why I saved them but I can get some…

What I’m Loving {November Edition}

Watching - Black Mirror It’s like a modern day Twilight Zone centering around technology. For some reason I can only watch an episode at a time. (No binge watching for this one.) It’s the type of show that you have to take in and think about. My husband and I are watching it after we put our son to bed. It makes us feel a little better about the fact that we “may” watch RHOC every Monday without fail! Reading - Tiny…