Creating a Vinyl Room

I have been wanting to create something fun and interesting in Nic's room for the last few years but nothing struck my fancy till th...more

Wedding Planning 101: Please Don’t Stop the Music!

The day after you attend a wedding, what is the first thing that comes to mind?THE MUSIC.If the DJ was amazing, you will still be talking about it the next day. If the band was out of this world, you and your friends will still be talking about how awesome their rendition of “Crazy in Love” by Beyoncé and Jay-Z was and how so-and-so grabbed the mic and was rapping along side of the band.Bottom line. Booking the right type of music is the most important aspect of your wedding planning. And so is the music choices you will have to make....more

No boy bands for me

As my family left a science museum on our vacation, we passed hundreds of girls lining the streets near a local arena. They were dressed in fan gear - shirts, shorts, socks, buttons, jewelry, hats - from head to toe and were holding signs, banners and flags for One Direction. And despite the heat and that it was four hours before the concert was supposed to start, there they were....more

Music Charms the Troubled Mind

Once I knew a man whose wife was going to leave him. I knew he was in a lot of pain and despair about it, though he also turned into a huge asshole before everything was said and done. He was also suicidal for a time.One day when I was trying to talk him through a bad patch, I asked whether he might turn to music to help him. "What?" he said. "Do you think I should listen to country music and cry in a beer?"...more

The 10 Best Bachelorette Party Songs

It’s bachelorette party time! (Well.. almost… one and a half weeks but who is counting?)...more
mommysdressingroom  Thank you! Haha - I know - I was bopping at my dining room table as I was ...more

Festival Pretty and an Honest Heart

After almost two weeks of dressing to work at the festival today I decided to move into that fun world of dres...more

Birthday Shuffle V - Day 8 - Here I Am (Come and Take Me)

https://youtu.be/-AeRMrZCPGk I can still him standing in the kitchen, making us dinner...UL3 (unrequited love #3).This song was playing in the background. He was so cool.  He was so confident.He was so out of my league,but I fantasized about a relationship with him anyway.And, he was a friend......more

Playlist Freedom

 You know how a song can take you back to a certain point in time, or give you these feelings you thought were buried beneath the surface or gone altogether? I rarely put my music on shuffle, I'm the type of person that likes order, I like to know what is coming next. Not just with my music, with everything. Today I put my music on shuffle, forcing me to listen to a song at the bottom of my list, had I not been on shuffle I most likely wouldn't have made it that far down my playlist before turning it off....more

Birthday Shuffle V - Day 4 - Music

Music by Madonna...more