A List of Random Things

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February 27, 2014

1. For Valentine’s Day Kevin made me Red Velvet Cookie Dough Pies. They were so, so, so good, I am still dreaming about them. We found the most adorable heart-shaped pie press at Target, and he used it to cut out the dough and make the pies. He combined two Picky Palate recipes: Hot Little […]

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Friday Fun!

February 14, 2014
Kevin and Amanda Valentine's Day Snow Day

1. Happy Valentine’s Day!! Yesterday was a snow day for us! We got about three inches, which is basically a ton. It doesn’t even snow every year here, so we’re happy when we get just a flurry! Three inches in Alabama means roads are closed, schools are closed, and everybody stays home from work. So […]

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Best and Worst Books I Read in 2013

January 8, 2014
A List of the Best and Worst Books I Read in 2013

Happy 2014! Did you make any reading goals for the year? I always love getting new book recommendations, especially for those “cannot put down until it’s finished” kind of books! So in honor of the new year, I thought I’d share some of my favorite reads from 2013. If you’re looking for a new book, […]

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Friday Things

August 16, 2013
arrow earrings altard state

1. Dangly Earring Obsession How fun are these arrow earrings?? I am dying. I saw them at one of my favorite clothing stores here in Alabama and knew I had to bring them home with me. I heart them! Here is a link to their online store: Altar’d State. I don’t see these particular earrings […]

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My Favorite Things: Anker Portable Phone Charger

July 19, 2013
Anker Portable Phone Charger. Fully charges iPhone 4-5 times!

Happy Friday, friends!! :) Wanted to share one of my favorite must-have travel gadgets with you today. It seems like whenever I’m traveling my phone just can’t hold a charge for a full day. If you’ve ever been traveling and experienced with woes of a dead battery with no outlet to charge, the Anker Portable […]

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Summer Things

July 3, 2013

1. I am in love with this Cinnamon Mini Donuts reed diffuser from Target! Such a yummy scent! It makes me happy every time I walk by it. I just want to stop and take a deep breath. The last time I was in Target I had to get the candle too! 2. Fun new […]

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Songs to Wake Up To

May 22, 2013
Homemade Iced Mocha Recipe. Tastes better than anything you can buy at a coffee shop!

I was recently asked by Folgers to write a post about my favorite part of the morning and share how coffee and music play a part in my morning routine. It was perfect timing because I was just thinking it’d be fun to write a post about songs that are fun to wake up to […]

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Spring Things

April 15, 2013
Look who

1. Look who’s got scented wax max now! I found this at Walmart. They have lots of flavors, but this one especially spoke to me. :) 2. Thanks to The Pioneer Woman, I am now the owner of these American Eagle Super Stretch skinny jeans. I haven’t been in an American Eagle in twenty-five hundred […]

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Friday Things.

March 22, 2013
Anna & Ava Earrings from Dillards

1. Now that it is officially spring, I am seeing such bright and colorful earrings everywhere! I love it! I have such a weakness for dangly earrings. I am still gushing over these fun textured Anna & Ava earrings from Dillards. When I bought these they were $30 each or 2 for $20. Buy one […]

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Friday Things

February 8, 2013
Ella Madison Boutique for cute clothes and accessories.

1. I am loving this fun scarf and colorful monogrammed phone case from Ella Madison Boutique. The scarf is sooo soft and cozy. Seriously cuddly! I never want to take it off. And I love all things rainbow and monogrammed, so naturally I love this case! But hurry, the cases are only going to be […]

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House and Home { Shopping Fun }

January 8, 2013

My mom gave me this Bicycle Wall Clock from World Market for my birthday. I love it! So fun and funky :) She also gave me this vintage-inspired fan clock for Christmas. I am dying over its cuteness! I love this eyeliner pencil. It’s exactly what I’m looking for in an eyeliner pencil. First of […]

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Spring Things

April 10, 2012
Shopping for Spring

Oh my goodness, how cute are these owl measuring spoons? I’m in love! I am a bit obsessed with decorative measuring spoons — my collection is getting slightly embarrassing! But these were just too cute to pass up. I found these little guys at Pier One this weekend. Kevin and I went for a drive […]

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A Wednesday List

November 16, 2011

1. A few weekends ago, Kevin and I were in Auburn for the football game. I curled my hair. 2. While we were in Auburn, I stopped by World Market. We don’t have one up here. Snarl. Gnash. Weep. On an impulse, bought this Banana Chocolate spread. It’s the best thing I’ve ever eaten in […]

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My Favorite Things: With Shimmer

September 20, 2011
My Favorite Shimmer Beauty Products

I have a deep love for shimmer beauty products. They’re fun. And girly. And pretty. I don’t need to light up the room like a disco ball, but I love just a glint of sparkle in the sun. Here are five products I’ve been using all summer for eyes, nails, lips, body, and hair. I […]

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Five Handy Websites I Keep Bookmarked

August 3, 2011

Whether it’s for food, photography, travel or shopping, here are just a handful of websites I visit on a regular basis that make my life easier! 1. CamelCamelCamel. CamelCamelCamel is an Amazon price tracker. Search for any item you’d buy on Amazon, and it will give you a history of the item’s price. You can […]

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It has come to my attention

August 1, 2011
Kitchen Pantry

…That I might have a few too many boxes of cereal in my pantry. Definitely too many spices. A mild obsession with vanilla. An extreme obsession with measuring spoons. They’re never usually this organized. I didn’t mean to straighten them. It just started happening. I can’t help myself. More chocolate than one person should have […]

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Five Things I Love Right Now: Summer Favorites

July 25, 2011
Summer Favorites 2011

1. Sanuk Yoga Mat Flip Flops. I’m not usually a flip-flop wearer, but these yoga mat flip flops have changed my life. They are the most comfortable flip-flops — make that shoes altogether — I have ever worn. The footbed feels just like a yoga mat and gives that completely satisfying balance of squishy comfort […]

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Weekend Shopping

May 17, 2011
weekend shopping-01

Have you guys seen the new scents at Victoria’s Secret yet? I nearly leapt out of my skin when I saw Cupquake and Candy Baby. That’s what I’m talking about. I picked up these three body mists this weekend. I love Cupquake and Candy Baby, but they’re very, very light. Not sure if anyone but […]

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Five Things

April 5, 2011

I grabbed this pair of turquoise earrings at Francesca’s Collections a few weeks ago and I love them. I love the color. They’ve also got them on their website in a bright sunny yellow. Gorgeous. I’m loving this simple wash-off waterproof mascara from Avon. It’s what my friend Maria wears, and she always has the […]

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March 24, 2011
spring scarves and tank tops-01

{ ann taylor loft } I cannot tell you how thrilled I am for longer days! { posh } I’ve been rearranging my closet this week. { j. crew } Moving the darker colors to the back. { maurices } And the brighter colors to the front. { old navy } Breaking out the cargo […]

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