Monday, April 30, 2012

Stella & Dot ~ Mother's Day

Mother's Day is less than three weeks away and moms everywhere deserve to be pampered on their special day. Stella & Dot allows you to lavish mom with boutique style jewelry and accessories that she is bound to love without exceeding your budget. I was pleasantly surprised to find multiple gifts under $50 and in addition Stella & Dot is offering 25% off their La Coco Collection in honor of Mother's Day. Although I adore the entire Stella & Dot Collection, below are three gift ideas I couldn't help but share with you!
The Signature Mom Charm is engraved with the word "mom" and is available in silver or gold and can hang from a necklace or bangle. Celebrate the bond between child and mother with the various Birthstone Charms, which are sure to render her speechless. Every mom deserves a night out on the town. Give her a reason to go out with friends wearing the elegant Sofia Pearl Necklace. Whether you're treating yourself or looking for the perfect gift for your mom, I hope you have a wonderful Mother's Day!  Happy shopping! :)

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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

photo challenge: {my book}

April 25 ~ {my book}
 While I have no time right now, I can't wait to sit out on the deck 
with my iced tea and read this during summer vacation!

Monday, April 23, 2012

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Thursday, April 19, 2012

photo challenge: {my hobby}

April 19 ~ {my favorite hobby}
I love to decorate around our home for all the holidays & seasons :)

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

photo challenge: {my favorite stuff}

April 17 ~ {my favorite stuff}
Just a few of my favorite things...
{my blessed journal, Love you to the moon & back necklace by the vintage pearl, Bath & Body Works foaming hand soap, my new brilliant blush nail polish, candles, and my grandma's antique jewelry box}

everyday cards at Paper Coterie - FREE!

Paper Coterie is offering 12 FREE cards for any and every occasion.   
Use code LOVINGCARDS at checkout :)

Saturday, April 14, 2012

photo challenge: {my family}

April 14 ~ {my family}
This is from last summer...our favorite spot!  
Yes...Daniel is acting goofy & I think Joel may have been sleeping :)

Friday, April 13, 2012

photo challenge: {my evening}

April 13 ~ {my evening}
 Hockey with my boys :)

Show Us Your Life~ Moms of Boys

Let me start by saying our oldest son was an only child for nine years until his baby brother was born last April.  We thought long and hard about adding another member to our family, but it just seemed like the right time and we started planning.  Almost everyone we told asked if we wanted a girl.  My response was always some variation of...It doesn't matter; We don't really care; Just so s/he's healthy; Either will be fine with us. I got tired of answering that question, because in all honesty, it did not matter to us one bit.  We wanted another baby and for Daniel to have a brother or sister.  That was the only thing that mattered.  For some reason, I had a gut feeling that we were having a girl...until the big ultrasound proved otherwise :)
Following that appointment, we drove to Kohls where we picked out a little brother onesie and baby blue security blanket.  Any thoughts of having a girl escaped and I didn't look back. 
We started thinking about names, planning a nautical nursery theme, and dreaming of what life would be like with another boy in it.  I can't imagine anything other than having boys.  There is so much fun and joy...and so little drama {yet}!!  I look forward to watching them grow and anxiously await what life has in store for each of them.  My boys are my life, and I wouldn't have it any other way :)

My sister and I have five boys!

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Tax Day Sale at BabyLegs

BabyLegs is having a Tax Day sale!  
Feel like the 1% at BabyLegs! Take 50% off site wide! Now through April 16, get 50% off of everything at BabyLegs! Use code TAX50 at checkout.  No minimum order. Hurry...this great offer expires 4/16/12. Excludes Gift Certificates and VIP Memberships.  Happy shopping! :)

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photo challenge: {my space}

April 11 ~ {my space}
This is my go-to place to unwind at the end of almost every day :)

Sunday, April 8, 2012

photo challenge: {my Sunday}


April 8 ~ {my Sunday}
I spent Easter Sunday with my favorite boys.  Three of us were looking & smiling...Joel was too busy looking at his big brother.  This is the best we could do with the tripod and timer :)
I hope you all had a blessed Easter with the ones you love!  
He is risen! :)

Saturday, April 7, 2012

photo challenge: {my town}

April 7 ~ {my town}
Although we've lived in our current town for almost 8 years, I still don't consider it to be my town. 
This is the town where I grew up & will always be my going back to visit my family :)