Can’t Get Enough of Spring Training and Portillos in #ScottsdaleAZ

I’m so thrilled to be working with the Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau again this month, this time to share one of my absolute favorite things to do here in AZ! Living in Arizona has it’s perks, the biggest of which is probably the weather. Warm year round, only *hot* about 2-3 months out of […]

I Didn’t Disappear- I Was On An Amazing Vacation!

I know I was practically non-existent for the past two weeks, but I have a good reason; My husband surprised me with a trip to Maui to celebrate our anniversary with strict orders ( 😉 ) not to share on social media or the blog until we returned. Other than hopping online one night to […]

Paying Our Respects | Honoring Our Fallen Officers

Last week our city lost another officer in the line of duty.  Feels like this has been happening more frequently these past few years, and my heart breaks every time.  These men and women put their lives on the line every day to protect our city, and all too often they don’t get the thanks […]

Wordless Wednesday- Reminiscing and Anticipating

Our honeymoon in Hawaii nearly 11 years ago, and where we’ll be again someday to make new memories! For more WW visit Woven By Words and the WW HQ.

Valentine’s Day Gift Idea: Handprint Heart Canvas Art

I love kids’ handprints.  They’re adorable, and it’s a great way to see how much they’ve grown over the years. When my kids were little (before they could write their own names) we’d have them “sign” cards and letters using their handprint. We’ve saved a few of those cards over the years, and it brings […]

Custom HandStamped Jewelry- The Vintage Pearl Review and #Giveaway | 2013 Holiday Gift Guide

I was sent the following for review purposes. All thoughts expressed are my own. The Vintage Pearl began as a creative outlet for Erin as she cared for her 4 young children. It quickly grew into a business, with friends jumping in to assist as it boomed. Each piece is handcrafted from start to finish […]


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