How To Make The Best Of A Whirlwind Vacation

Making a '24 Hour Hotel Holiday' count.VACATION: late Middle English: from Old French, or from Latin vacatio(n-), from vacare ‘be unoccupied’ ...more

When your child doesn't believe anymore

We have a thing in my family called the Valentine's Monster. This is what he looks like:...more

When Did Valentine’s Day Become a Kid Thing?

I sat in front of my computer, with my son standing to my right. We scrolled through Pinterest looking for Valentine’s Day printables. It was a few days before February 14, and word had gone out from the teachers at his school that valentine cards could be shared this week. His little sister danced around behind us, waiting her turn at the Pinterest wheel of DIY. And I was about to lose my mind. ...more
Yes. We used to make Valentine'smore

Christmas 2015

 Now, that the holidays are over and everyone is settling back into reality I finally got to upload our wonderful holiday pictures....more

Full Moon in Comfy, Caring Cancer 12/25/15

Christmas Day finds us with a Full Moon in the nurturing, sensitive Water sign of Cancer.  A “Full” phase (Sun and Moon gloriously opposite each other) is good for the finalization of projects, clearing up messes, etc.  The 4th sign of the Zodiac is family and home focused, so completing old business may involve where you live. Make your environment safe and secure as possible, clear out the old, give space for the new....more

The Single Girl's Guide to Surviving the Holidays

From cocktail parties, to holiday looks, to rockin’ around your single girl swagger, this season it’s single bells, single bells, single all the way!...more
Akaleistar  Thanks! Did you try any of them this holiday season?more

Eating our way through Edinburgh

EATING OUR WAY THROUGH EDINBURGH!!We have arrived safe and sound in Scotland. Flying into Edinburgh on Thursday we have spent the past few days eating our way through Edinburgh!!...more
Sounds like a delicious trip!more

DIY December: Quote Cards

December has been flying by, and the New Year is just around the corner! I realized that I have not done a DIY post in quite a while, so I thought I would write a post about one of my favorite crafts: making quote cards. This post is holiday themed, but you can use these cards for any occasion. I will be giving these cards alongside gifts this holiday season, and making them was a great study break from my Finals Week....more

Champagne-Gold Holiday Makeup Tutorial

Can you tell that I'm excited about the holidays? Plummy lipstick? Check. Silver eyes? Check. Pearl and gold jewelry? Double check. There is nothing I love more than looking festive, but this look can also be easily worn throughout the year.Prepare yourselves, there is more of this to come, plus a variety of extras! Expect a tutorial on how I cut my hair at home, trending product reviews, and more from my DIY Beauty series....more
Akaleistar Thank you so much! <3more