Friday Favorites: online shopping version

As you may have figured out by now, I'm a huge fan of direct selling companies like LuLaRoe, Agnes & Dora and of course, my own personal side hustle, Stella & Dot. That said, I still do a fair amount of shopping at stores and online, too. So, for today's edition in my Friday Favorites series, I'm going to focus on some of my favorite online shopping purchases and discoveries. Ready, set... shop! Universal Standard - US is a clothing company with simple, gorgeous, seasonless … [Read more...]

Friday favorites: spring bling

It's time for another installment in my Friday Favorites series. If you like this post, check out the others that came before! Spring is finally making a slow return here in Ohio. I am all about it, because it's been a cruelly long winter. Here are some great finds I've discovered lately to help make my long-awaited spring even sweeter. The perfect (and I do mean perfect) pair of earrings. I wish I could tell you that you can find these too, but alas, they are no longer available. … [Read more...]

Friday favorites: lips, hips and dust

Welcome to my on-again, off-again Friday Favorites series. If you like this post, check out the others that came before! It's Friday again. Can I get an amen?! Today, I have a collection of fun, healthy stuff to share. All they have in common is the faintest thread of girliness, fitness and health - plus one wild card thrown in for fun. Enjoy! 1. Revlon lip balm pencils. I first picked up one of these at Ulta and fell in love with it - then grabbed a couple of others at a local drug … [Read more...]

Friday Favorites: fun kid stuff we love

Once upon a time, I had a little weekly blog series called Friday Favorites, which then morphed into my “5 thankful things” this past November. Now, it's back to being Friday Favorites again. Enjoy! This week I'm all about fun stuff for kids that is also fun for adults. Ready, set, go: 1. KidzBop. If you're not familiar with the pop cultural phenomenon known as KidzBop, then you probably don't have a kid between the ages of 5 - 12. Basically, this is a group of kids singing "clean" … [Read more...]

5 belated thankful things

This post is part of a blog series that started as my Friday Favorites and then morphed into "5 thankful things” this November. There's so much to be thankful for, especially when you take one look at the news and see how bad it can be out there. I try to maintain an "attitude of gratitude" year round and hope to cultivate that lifelong philosophy in Zoe as well. For now, here's last week's 5 thankful things: Zoe's good health. This is one of those things you almost feel superstitious … [Read more...]

5 more thankful things

I used to have a fun little blog series called Friday Favorites. I forgot to add any new posts for a long time. Then, this month I started a weekly "5 thankful things" series for November. Now, the two are becoming one - so here are five favorite things for which I am thankful! 1. Our fish. When E got his awesome new job working from home, he got a crazy big aquarium for his home office. This little work perk for E's man cave has turned into a wonderful addition to our whole family. We love … [Read more...]