• Prettiness & Priorities

    I don’t know about you, but I’m welcoming 2016 with open arms. While 2015 wasn’t awful or anything I want to forget, it was incredibly busy and hectic, more so than years in the past. Juggling the children’s schedules, my husband’s new job, the writing of a textbook with my two dear colleagues, and teaching a full load of courses among other things made this year go by like a flash. If I have neglected you as a friend in 2015, please know it was unconsciously done. There are only so many hours in a day, and unfortunately, to do lists often take priority over having a good time. But…

  • 10 Pretty Things For Spring & Summer

    As some of you may already know, we are renovating the exterior of our home. I’ve been spending a lot of time on Google and Pinterest trying to find the right things for it. As well, it’s time for spring and summer fashions, so I’ve devoted this post to some of my favorite findings that I’m happy to share with my wonderful readers. #1 Eyelet Dress from Anthropologie #2 Sexy Heels: Biaritz Espadrille Heels, $218 #3 Copper Topiary Pedestal Birdbath – $239 #4 – Onyx Faux Stone Candle 30″ Wide Espresso Outdoor Chandelier – $499 This is the chandelier I have chosen for our front porch. I am very excited…

  • Happy Wife, Happy Life

    In roughly three weeks, my husband and I will own a new home. I will miss the home we’ve made together. Our kids came home from the hospital in this abode, and we have lovingly made this property reflect who we are. We have carefully selected the décor that makes our house feel like our home. I’ll miss my upstairs office that’s very feminine and where I spent countless hours earning my MFA degree and writing “Beneath the Mimosa Tree.” Our new home has a very nice office on the main level, so, fingers crossed, that’s where “Baseball Girl” will find its way to completion. But it will need one…