My Favorite Things

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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{ Holiday Gift Idea } Bread Basket with Warming Stone

November 14, 2013
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A gorgeous bread basket with a hidden warming stone to keep bread warm after it comes out of the oven. A must-have for your Thanksgiving table and makes a great hostess or holiday gift! I came across this unassuming bread basket at Pier 1 a few months ago, and as soon as I saw it […]

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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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My Very Own Nugget Ice Machine

April 22, 2013
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Hello sunshine! Who’s ready for SUMMER??! :) Remember our pantry makeover? Well today I am so, so excited to tell you about one of our favorite new features of the pantry! :) Are you as OBSESSED with Sonic Ice as I am?? :) You know that ultra soft, totally munchable, perfect little nuggets of goodness […]

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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
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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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Merry Christmas!

December 25, 2012
Christmas Eve Traditions

Merry Christmas dear friends! I hope your day is filled with joy. :) It is still Christmas Eve as I’m writing this, but I’m just about to go to sleep, and I can’t wait to wake up for Christmas tomorrow! :) What are your favorite Christmas traditions? Here’s what Christmas looked like at our house […]

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Why I Love My Camera Strap

August 9, 2012
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This is my camera strap. When I’m walking around and sight-seeing, carrying my camera around all day, and want to have my camera very easily accessible to snap photos whenever I need to, but also carry it comfortably for extended periods of time, this is how I prefer to do it. With this crossbody, padded, […]

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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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Anthropologie Milk Bottle Measuring Cups

January 19, 2012
Anthropologie Milk Bottle Measuring Cups

Last week I was shopping with a couple of girlfriends, and we came across this seriously fun kitchen find at Anthropologie.  I am in love with these adorable stackable milk-bottle-shaped measuring cups! How cute are these colorful cups?? The top is a sunny yellow 1/4 cup, followed by a bright coral 1/3 cup, and baby […]

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Must-Have Dessert Cookbooks for Spring!

January 12, 2012
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There are some SUPER adorable cookbooks coming out soon, and I am just so excited about them I can barely contain myself. They’re all themed, all desserts, and all completely squee-worthy cute! My pre-order wishlist is piling up by the minute! I mean, just check out the one above from the sweet Lindsay Landis over […]

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BHG Scented Tarts for Plugin Warmers

December 12, 2011
Better Homes and Gardens Holiday Scented Wax Warmers from Walmart

Oh yay! Walmart has new Better Homes and Gardens scented wax tarts for their plugin candle warmers! I seriously love these things and look forward to new scents every year. I love popping a cube into the warmer and letting it fill the house with a delicious scent all day. So yummy!  I love ‘em […]

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A Wednesday List

November 16, 2011
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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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Target Dollar Spot Find: Cookie Dough Bites

October 24, 2011
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Have you guys seen these in the Target Dollar Spot?! I found these chocolate covered cookie dough bites at my Target this weekend and had to pick them up! They’re little popable bites of cookie dough to-go. How could I say no? They come stacked three to a box. Let’s unwrap these bad boys and […]

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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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Bakeshop Heaven

September 14, 2011
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I am in love with the new Bakeshop collection of candles and fragrances at Bath and Body Works. I wandered into my local store this weekend and I was instantly delighted. Bakery scented candles as far as the eye could see. I had, at long last, reached the mother ship. I might have picked up […]

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Five Handy Websites I Keep Bookmarked

August 3, 2011
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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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Why I Love My Camera Bag

July 12, 2011
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Hi guys! Hope you’re having a great week. Thank you all so much for participating in the LG double oven giveaway this weekend. The winner is being verified and will be posted shortly! This is my camera bag. It’s a sturdy little backpack, and it’s what I use to carry all my gear around. It’s […]

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