I’m the Mom of High School Graduates & Self Acceptance

I'm the mom of high school graduates! I'm so proud of my girls and excited for what the future holds for them. My biggest success, hands down, was raising these two caring, smart, beautiful inside and out, and funny young women. To celebrate this milestone, we're hopping on a plane today for a mom/daughter trip to Punta Cana (there are 18 of us)! Looking at the scale (and this picture), I realize I need to lose … Continue Reading

Better than Wallpaper – Hand Painted Mural

I transformed my dining room walls with a hand painted mural. This "faux wallpaper" gives the space a real wow factor.  My dining room has had many different looks (see my dining room through the years HERE) but I have to say, this one takes the cake. I've been on a mission to clear the clutter but living with blank walls wasn't exactly what I had in mind. BEFORE (complete with smoothie, Easter egg garland, and … Continue Reading

What a Dad Wants – Cool Gifts for Dad

I've gathered up some fun, unique and dad-approved gifts for the men in your life. These cool gifts for dad are sure to wow and I'm also including some of my favorite hand made and personalized gifts any dad would love. My girls will be graduating from high school in a few weeks and heading off to college in a few short months and I'm wondering how I blinked and 18 years flew by. My girls are daddy's girls so I know my … Continue Reading