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Friday, September 23, 2022


This post is sponsored by Walmart. Fall, Football, Food, Friends and Family... isn't that the best???  Are you ready to cheer on your favorite team this weekend?  Whether you are tailgating at the stadium or "homegating" on your patio or in the backyard... If You Walmart, You Know you can get ready for Game Day on a budget!  I recently stopped in my local Walmart and picked up everything I needed for our next Game Day cookout. and then came home and pulled together the most festive football patio "homegate" (tailgating, but at home!) in a flash!   Ballpark Beef Hot Dogs ... (yum!) Snyder's of Hanover Pretzel Pieces ... (this Honey Mustard & Onion flavor is addictive!!!)  Dr Pepper and Reese's in the cutest football shapes!  Shop for all of your Fall Football Game Day Tailgating (or Homegating!) needs in-store or take advantage of their super easy online ordering and curbside pickup!   Ballpark Hot Dogs   ||   Dr Pepper   ||  Reese's Milk Choc...
Wednesday, September 21, 2022


We have some big family news from over the weekend... my son proposed to his girlfriend and she said YES!   We are so excited to welcome Kenzi into our family.  They've been dating for 2 years and met in the Nursing Program at school.  She's actually a year older so graduated a few months ago and has already started her new job as a NICU nurse!   Some of you have been here with me since Caleb was 10 when I started this blog and are always sweet to be interested in how the kids are doing, so I thought you'd enjoy sharing in our excitement.  Today I'm primarily sharing some photos from the evening, but you know I'll have a follow-up post all about the decorating! Backing up a little, they shopped together a bit to find out what styles she liked for a ring so he had a really good idea of what she wanted, but at a certain point she backed out and wanted him to take me with him to choose the diamond and final design.  We used a private jeweler so Caleb got to pick out th...
Saturday, September 3, 2022


Happy Labor Day Weekend!  Ray and I slipped away for a few days of R&R this week before we hop back in to a really busy work season and are loving our time in one of our all time favorite vacation spots .  I spent more time than I care to admit last night scouring all of the Labor Day weekend sales for you, though!  I picked out some of the best incredible end of season deals, and even some bargains on styles to wear as we transition into Fall.  I hope you enjoy your weekend, whether you're laboring or relaxing! (*This post contains affiliate links,  r ead my  full disclosure policy here .) My outfit pieces are past season but I found nearly identical current pieces to share from the same brands as what I'm wearing, all on sale! Camel Shacket   ||  White Frayed Hem Cropped Jeans  (another option here )  ||  Oversized Denim Shirt   ||  The Best $15 Sunglasses  ||  Necklace   ||  Bracelets   ||  Exact Sneakers about sold out but super cute similar here , here , and here I...