Peanut Butter Honey Rice Krispie Treats

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Well, that was unexpected. I really didn’t mean to take a blogging break. But somehow writing became my last priority ....more

Makeup Of The Day 158 With NYX Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick In Amethyst

Press Sample I Bought It The Makeup Geek Duochrome eyeshadows are brand new and I’m so excited to share a post all about them next week. In the meanwhile, I’ll give you a sneak peek of a couple of the shadows here paired with NYX Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick in Amethyst. FYI, Amethyst is bold lipstick perfection! ...more

7 Things I Wish We’d Done Differently in Our Open Adoption

Amy has been in an open adoption for a long time as first mom to Addie, born and relinquished in 1985. Amy’s reflection on the past 30 years highlights my...more

Why Did Buying Groceries Online Make Me Feel So Guilty?

A few weeks ago, I ordered my groceries online and had them delivered. It felt like an extravagance—a 1 percent kind of luxury that I shouldn't be able to indulge. But a friend of mine, who is a working mom, told me to do it. I balked that it would be more expensive. "It isn't," she insisted. "You can shop the sales, and because you stick to your list, you don't spend as much on impulse buys." The nominal delivery fee was waived if you got up to $100. I always get up to $100, even when I shop at discount stores. So, I tried it. Here's what happened....more

WDW's Fall Dapper Day, 2015

Last Saturday the dapper crowds descended on Disney's Hollywood Studios, and we were lucky enough to get the year's first almost-cool weather for the day. AHH BLISSFUL 78 degrees! I snapped over a hundred group and single portraits that day, and loved every second of it ....more

5 Ways to Get People to Read Your Blog

You spend all that time coming up with a great idea. You rush to your computer, and start typing away. You guzzle countless cups of coffee. You get that post up and then…Nothing. Absolutely nothing.It’s happened to many bloggers, so don’t think you’re alone. One of the most difficult parts of blogging is getting people to actually read what you’ve written. Trust me on this. I know what you’re going through. Now, while I haven’t been (seriously) blogging for all that long, I have found certain tips and tricks to be useful....more

talking about insecurities (a vlog)

The Golden Vlog is a monthly vlog linkup that gives bloggers a chance to be vloggers for the day and talk about different things. This month, Faith and the other co-hosts decided to shake things up a bit and talk about something serious.... insecurities....more

Avocado, Shrimp, and Tequila Fettuccine

I wrote a little bit last week about my very first cruise EVER. It was on the Ruby Princess and I had so many beautiful pictures of the Ruby Princess to share, I didn’t get to tell you about anything we actually did on our cruise. ...more