• If You’re Going To Call Me A Name, Let It Be This

    I’m 5’1″. I’ve been called short before, and a lot of other names, too, that I’d rather not recall. Nobody’s perfect. But now that I’m all grown up (debatable), if you are going to call me a name, let these words roll off your tongue: That girl is a hopeless romantic. That’s a nomenclature I hold in the highest esteem. I find the terminology particularly flattering, for in doing my research on what it means to truly be a HOPELESS ROMANTIC, these are the findings: Hopeless Romantics are NOT hopeless. Not at all. They tend to be very true, caring, and loving people. They believe in passion, chivalry, and true…

  • Pretty Things, Poetry, and Handmade Valentines

    P R E T T Y   T H I N G S Yesterday, after having been stuck in our home for several days due to the enormous dumping of snow we received over the weekend, the kids and I got out of the house. We ended up running a couple of errands, then stopped at Target. In their “discount” area when you first walk in, they had some pretty things in shades of turquoise, pinks, reds, golds, and it got me in the spirit for Valentine’s Day, which is coming up soon. I also bought some feminine office supplies, because typically office supplies aren’t really that attractive, but these were…

  • 10 Pretty Things For Spring & Summer

    As some of you may already know, we are renovating the exterior of our home. I’ve been spending a lot of time on Google and Pinterest trying to find the right things for it. As well, it’s time for spring and summer fashions, so I’ve devoted this post to some of my favorite findings that I’m happy to share with my wonderful readers. #1 Eyelet Dress from Anthropologie #2 Sexy Heels: Biaritz Espadrille Heels, $218 #3 Copper Topiary Pedestal Birdbath – $239 #4 – Onyx Faux Stone Candle 30″ Wide Espresso Outdoor Chandelier – $499 This is the chandelier I have chosen for our front porch. I am very excited…