the cliche post about my year in review and New Year’s Goals

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I've been reflecting a lot lately... by 'lately' I mean, bits and pieces here and there in between changing diapers, cooking gluten free, taking up running, blogging and stuffing my face with delicious holiday foods... yeah, there hasn't been much time for personal reflection and introspective thinking but as I sit here feeling pleasantly full and warm with a fuzzy blanket, this year rolls by … [Read more...]

A Fine Dime: Casual Fridays

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I know it's Thursday... RIGHT? I have lost track of the days with Bear home from school and have sorely missed blogging. Other than for Christmas Eve and Day I have been make-up less and in yoga pants so I thought it was only fair to pay tribute to casual days and today, even though it's Thursday, seemed perfect. I'm exhausted, but happy and can't wait to have a little more time to spend back here … [Read more...]

A Fine Dime: A Sunday Baby Shower (re-purposing that summery dress!)

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If I did A Fine Dime post on what I'm wearing today you would be disappointed. VERY. I worked out this morning so yoga pants and a hoodie are all I'll venture¬† into. There are days like this and besides... if I looked nice every time someone saw me the bar would be WAAAY high and I can't have that now! So, today I'm talking about re-purposing that fun summery dress that you LOVE but feel like … [Read more...]

DIY “Green” Christmas Tags

I wrote this last year for a design blog and decided to re-post it for everyone one who is wrapping up Christmas gifts this week! This is a fun way to recycle all the crumpled bunches of tissue you saved to reuse then never did or the pieces of wrapping paper that were aren't needed. It's also fun to personalize little things on Christmas gifts and make them unique to go with your … [Read more...]