How I Spent my Summer Vacation – Day One

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I usually take one week of summer vacation during the kids’ swimming lessons because I love taking them to the pool. The downside is that we can’t take a trip anywhere because they’d miss lessons. But the upside is that we can do home improvement projects, and have a whole…

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Target Beauty Boxes – July 2016

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OK, OK, I know it’s past July. (Where did summer go???) I wanted to share the goodies from the July Beauty Boxes anyway, and you can still get all the products at Target or sign up for your own Beauty Box. Yes, you read that right, Target Beauty Boxes, as…

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Sleep, Glorious Sleep!

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Teacher is one of those people who can fall asleep almost anywhere, anytime. And he’s not the only one. Me not so much. I’ve always had a hard time falling asleep, even when I was a kid. Sometimes I know there’s something on my mind, like planning an anniversary party,…

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T-Minus 24 and Counting

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I took Friday off to prepare for the Anniversary Picnic. First order of business – getting my hair touched up! I’d gotten it done about 5 weeks ago and the color still looked fantastic, if you didn’t count the half inch of white and brown roots peeking out. My stylist…

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Planning an Anniversary Picnic

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Shortly after Mom handed over her little red book aka her “List of Demands” I met Uncle Jay and Uncle Ike at Fazolis to go over her notes, start planning, and enjoy a little pasta. It didn’t take long for me to realize that planning this shindig was going to…

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Walmart Beauty Box – Summer 2016

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My Walmart Summer Beauty Box arrived in the mail unexpectedly – what a great surprise! The box is a little smushed, but everything inside was just fine.   Teacher snickered at my excitement, “I don’t think of “beauty” when I think of Walmart.” Good point, but our budget is more…

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Target Beauty Box – June 2016

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Guess what…   Princess scored us June Beauty Boxes from Target!   They look really great this monty – I can’t wait to dive in!   Pantene Expert Intense Hydration Shampoo “Concentrated hydrating formula gently cleanses and nourishes to instantly quench dry hair.” This smells amazing and makes my hair…

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Target Mens Beauty Box – June 2016

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For Father’s Day I ordered Teacher the Target Men’s Beauty Box. Of course I couldn’t wait to give it to him, so he got it the same day it arrived at our house. He was so surprised! And pleased too, I think.   I think it should be named something…

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Solea Tequila Tasting Dinner – February 2015

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Yes, I realize it’s June 2016, but life has been hectic. So hectic that I didn’t have time to edit photos earlier. So hectic that we haven’t made it to any Tequila dinners since this one. Now THAT’s busy!   A beautiful table is set up to showcase and offer…

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Three Tips for Cleaning Any Shower

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Please welcome guest author, Will Tottle, who will be sharing tips for cleaning your shower with us. As always, the benefit I receive from guest authors is time saved. Home remedies, cleaning products, club soda: what is the best way to really clean your shower? Any search on the web…

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