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Favorite “PINS” Friday

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Happy Friday! We are still having some crazy weather in Kentucky! Wind, rain and storms have been popping up a lot the last few days. I think the weekend is looking better so I'm hoping to snap some pictures for my last 28 Days of Fashion post. I thought it would be fun to share my favorite blogs with you, the ones I follow and look at on a … [Read more...]

Christmas At Shaker Village

Christmas At Shaker Village

I haven't shared many posts about Kentucky (I've lived in Kentucky my whole life) so today I thought I'd share about Shaker Village. Shaker Village is nestled in the rolling hills of Kentucky’s famed Bluegrass Region and is the site of a Shaker religious community that was active from 1805 to 1910. Wayne and I live close and we often go … [Read more...]

Christmas Gift Idea!

Christmas Gift Idea

Wayne and I are headed home this morning. He had some meetings he had to attend so I went along and we stayed an extra night and did some Christmas shopping. We had so much fun that we've decided to make it an annual thing. It's nice to get away and it's much more fun Christmas shopping together. I did buy one thing for myself, this scarf from … [Read more...]

My New Favorite Accessory

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Hey friends! I have a new favorite accessory and I had to share it with you! Can you guess by looking at this close up picture? It's contact lenses!! I'm soooo excited! I had tried them before but I could never wear them. I recently went to a new eye doctor, Dr. Jeff Klosterman, so if you live anywhere close, I highly recommend him. I … [Read more...]

Summer Fashion With Golden Tote

Summer Fashion With Golden Tote

Yesterday, I shared this Etched Print Top I received in my June Golden Tote. I first shared about Golden Tote in April. Golden Tote is a fun way to shop! It’s the ultimate “Surprise Grab Bag” filled with clothing and accessories for women. Golden Tote works with carefully selected fashion brands. They curate an eclectic assortment of … [Read more...]

Red Letter Words For Mother’s Day

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Well, it's Derby day here in Kentucky! The whole state is kind of buzzing. I've never been to the derby but I always watch it on t.v. It's a great day for our state! One of the emails I receive the most often is not fashion related. It's about the Trust in the Lord wall art in the background of my pictures from Red Letter Words. The … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother's Day Gift Ideas

It's time to start thinking about Mother's Day gift ideas! Although I no longer have my Mom with me, I picked these gifts out thinking of her and what she might like. Of course, Mother's day is the perfect time to give any Mom a gift. Do you have a daughter or daughter-in-law that's a Mom? I'm sure they would love one of these … [Read more...]

Decorating My Back Patio

Decorating My Back Patio

Some of you have asked if I would share pictures of our home so I'm showing our back patio area today. We had a beautiful weekend here, so I decided to head outside and work on my back patio. I started weeding some of our landscaping which was way over do. This is a picture of the back of our house. We've lived here 5 years and I've always … [Read more...]

Hottest Trends In Sunglasses For 2014

Hottest Trends In Sunglasses For 2014

It's definitely sunglass weather so let's take a peek at the hottest trends in sunglasses for 2014. First, a quick guide on what looks best on you. If you have an oval shaped face, you can pretty much wear any style of glasses. Square shaped face-avoid hard lines and choose frames that are wider than the widest part of your face. Heart … [Read more...]

Spring Makeup Trends

Spring Makeup Trends

***Okay friends, I've switched my email service and you should now be getting my emails through another server. I know this doesn't mean a lot to you but it's been something I've needed to do.  I'll be tweaking it a little over the next few weeks. I'm trying to truncate my posts in my email which means you have to click over to my blog to read … [Read more...]

Maybelline ColorSensational Lipcolor

Maybelline Colorsensational Lipcolor

I'm always on a mission to find the perfect lipcolor. Not too dark, a hint of pink and most importantly it wont dry my lips out. Let me introduce you to Maybelline ColorSensational Lipcolor. My go to color right now is Warm Me Up. Maybelline ColorSensational lipcolor has: • Crisper color from pure pigments • Creamier feel from nourishing … [Read more...]

Spring 2014 Trends In Nail Color

Spring 2014 Trends In Nail Color

I'm sitting in my home office, looking out the window, and all I can see is white. Everything is covered in snow, but I'm thinking spring. In fact, I've been looking at the spring 2014 trends in nail color. I'm pretty conservative when it comes to my fingernails. I stick with light colors or a french manicure, with a very thin white … [Read more...]

Fashion Over 40-Winter Fashion

Fashion Over 40-Winter Fashion

I'm sharing some winter fashion and I really wish I could take my pictures outside but winter is getting in the way! My back porch is covered in snow and it's also windy. We did have one warm day this week but it was also windy. Spring will be here soon, right?? Anyway, here are some of the outfits I wore this week. I purchased this striped … [Read more...]

Valleys Make The Mountaintop Sweeter

Valleys Make The Mountaintop Sweeter

After writing the last few weeks about the struggles our family has gone through, I've been reminded that we all have struggles. So many of you have emailed and shared about your own stories. Here's my conclusion, sometimes we must go through the valleys to reach the top of the mountain. The valleys are hard but they make the mountaintop that … [Read more...]

What The Survey Said!

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Well, I've spent quite a bit of time reading through the survey answers. Thank you so much for taking the time to take the survey. It was helpful to me! This may not be nearly as interesting to you but I thought I'd share some of it. One of the questions I asked was have you ever bought anything I recommended on my blog? There was an … [Read more...]

Top 10 Posts of 2013

Top 10 Posts of 2013

Hey there friends! Well, it's the last day of 2013! What a year this has been. I've loved getting to know so many of you through this blog and I'm excited about 2014. You all have blown me away with the survey I asked you to fill out. Thank you for your honesty and I'm going to share the results with you soon! If you haven't filled the survey … [Read more...]

Evaluating My Blog for 2014!

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Hi ladies! 2013 is almost in the record books and I don't know about you, but I'm ready for a fresh, new year. I always spend time at the end of December, reflecting on the past year. It's good to set some new goals, personally, spiritually, and physically. I'm also evaluating my blog for 2014. What can I do better? What do I need to change. … [Read more...]

A Sentimental Christmas Home Tour

A Sentimental Christmas Home Tour

With all the Pinterest worthy Christmas Home Tours, I really didn't want to share my pictures. I didn't know how to describe mine except to say it's a Sentimental Christmas Home Tour. It's not Pinterest worthy but it all means something to me. My mom always said to make your Christmas home looks it's prettiest, just add fresh greenery. So I … [Read more...]

Holiday Gifts Under $25!

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Do you have some last minute gifts you need to buy? Something for a hostess gift or a stocking stuffer? Here are some holiday gifts that are under $25! If you know someone who loves coffee or hot tea these initial mugs from Anthropologie would be perfect! {$8.00 each} Cuff bracelets are a fashion trend and this Gold-Tone Open Cuff Bracelet … [Read more...]

Our Christmas Pajamas Tradition

Our Christmas Pajamas Tradition

Well, it's December 9th and I've decided I need to get some Christmas shopping done! I'm not sure what I'm waiting for?? One of the traditions my Mom started was to let us open one present on Christmas Eve. It was always our Christmas pajamas. We loved getting those pajamas! I've continued the tradition and I usually get myself a pair of … [Read more...]