Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Under Construction

If you've visited the blog in the last few days, you've probably noticed that things are looking a little wonky.  I just got an awesome new template (and I'm pretty excited about it), but we're still working out some formatting issues.  I'll be back up and running with an awesome new look soon!
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Thursday, December 11, 2014

Customizing and Protecting Your Phone with Red Bubble

When B got his iPhone a few months ago, he started hunting for a fun case for it.  After much hunting, he turned to Red Bubble and finally settled on a design featuring the wallpaper from his beloved Haunted Mansion.  Red Bubble is an awesome website that allows you to order a variety of items, like mugs, phone cases, and t-shirts featuring designs from users.

Now it's my turn to get a new phone (which is replacing my surprisingly long-lasting cracked screen monstrosity). It's really easy to get sucked in to all the choices on Red Bubble and search through designs forever.  I originally wanted this design from Scott Naismith, but because cost varies by design, I'm balking at the cost....

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Monday, December 8, 2014

5 Tips for Surviving Holiday Blues

I loved Christmas growing up, but as an adult with anxiety and a theme park career, the luster has worn off.  It's only the beginning of December and I can already feel the panic mounting, as my to do list grows.  So in response to my growing feeling of doom, I've compiled some tips for dealing with the holiday blues!

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Thursday, December 4, 2014

Guide to: My (Thrifty) Thanksgiving/Holiday Table Setting

As I was writing this post, I surprised by a loud popping noise.  It was my laptop charger and one of the wires had almost completely severed.  Oops.  Lucky for me B could fix it, but I was still computer-less for a few days.  So, here is my much delayed Thanksgiving post...

Thanksgiving was at my house this year.  Cooking isn't really my strong suit, so lucky for me, my parents brought most of the food and B made a pie, so all I really had to do was clean the house and try to make it home from work.  For my contribution, I really wanted to try to make the table look nice.  My house is (really) small, so the only place large enough for all of us to eat is in the living room.  We cleared the coffee table out of the way and I set up one of B's long sewing tables in its place.  Of course, I looked on Pinterest to try to get some decorating ideas.

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Valentine's Day Wedding Inspiration

I love it when a favorite pinner, in my case it's usually glitzandlove on the Chic Vintage Wedding Inspiration board, pins lots of beautiful inspiration in a color theme, all at the same time.  Even if they're not colors I would choose, seeing all the pretty clustered in one spot is fun.  Today, it was lots of pink and red inspiration.  Those colors always make me think of Valentine's Day, so cheerful and festive!  Writing about Valentine's Day anything right now seems super premature (and it probably is), but I figure if you're planning a February wedding, now's the time to be figuring out details.  So I've compiled some of the best of the Chic Vintage Wedding pins and added a few of my own!  Enjoy!

All images via Pinterest; the boutonnière is from my Etsy shop, fuzzyrose.etsy.com

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