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5 Things You Can Do to Feel Instantly Put Together

Easy Style - Black T-Shirt DressSee original post here. Outfit Details: t-shirt dress – Gap | utility jacket – J.Crew Factory, similar| necklace – similar, this one is cute too | crawler earrings – similar | wood watch – JORD | market tote – J.Crew | wedge sandals – similar | sunglasses – Target | lipstick – Rimmel London Moisture Renew in Nude Delight

I love work from home days. I’m thankful I have a job that allows my schedule to be somewhat flexible and that I can work from home a couple days each month. The best part about those days? Sleeping in (no commute!) and not having to get ready.

I know that some people who work from home every day find that they get their best work done when they do have a morning routine, but I don’t do it every day and I’m not a morning person. Nope.

I roll out of bed and stroll out to the couch with my laptop. I’ll work for a bit, then have some breakfast, then work til lunch. On sunny days I’ll maybe take a walk around the neighborhood at lunch and get ready after that. But some days, I just hang out in my cozy clothes ’til 5. It’s all fine and dandy until my husband comes home and we have dinner plans with friends. Oops!

All of a sudden I have about 15 minutes to look like I haven’t been sitting inside all day working in my pj’s.  Read More

Spring Cleaning: The Most Forgotten Spots

Spring Cleaning Tips - The Most Forgotten Spots

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Spring is wrapping up and the official start of summer is just a few weeks away! Did you get your spring cleaning finished? We usually host more guests in the summer, so this is the perfect time of year to make sure our home is clean and looking good before we start our summer deck parties and bonfires.

Today I thought I’d share a list of the most forgotten spots when we clean.  Read More

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Moms Who Enjoy Quality Time

Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Spending Quality Time With Your Mom

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Happy May! I feel like a broken record, but this year is flying by. One thing I enjoy about May, other than spring-duh, is celebrating how much I love my mom with Mother’s Day.

Mother’s Day is a special time to acknowledge how wonderful my own mother is and remind her how much I appreciate her. Read More

Six Tips to Help Limit Spending

Tips to Limit Spending and Save MoneyI like to share what’s going on in my life here on the blog. Lately, my husband and I have been doing some serious budget talk. I would say that of the two of us, I’m definitely more of a spender. To be honest, having a blog doesn’t help. Today I thought I’d share some tips that help me limit spending. Read More

Rainy Day Ideas to Get Out of the House

Cooped up on a rainy day? Here are some ideas to get you out of the house.Now that I’ve officially wished for spring, it’s time to prepare for the April Showers. I don’t mind the rain. I know it’s good for the earth. It reminds me to slow down and encourages cozy afternoons inside. But, when there’s a lot of rain going on (like more than just a day or two), or it’s a weekend and I’m dying to get out of the house, I need a plan. Are you the same? Today I’m sharing a few ideas for getting out of the house on a rainy day. I’ve also included links to my favorite places around Grand Rapids. Read More