Decorating, Halloween, Holidays

Fall Starts the END of September. Pass it on. Halloween Mantel 2014

*I recently migrated my blog and some of the pictures didn't make the move. So please excuse the words where pictures should be.  DIY bloggers who start decorating for fall on September 1st are why people get angry at DIY bloggers. This is the same mentality as getting mad at Hobby Lobby for putting their… Continue reading Fall Starts the END of September. Pass it on. Halloween Mantel 2014

Humor, Life, Motherhood, Netflix, Photography, Sponsored Post

Back to School Movie Night. Thanks to Netflix, I Don’t Care if I Have Popcorn in My Couch Crevices. #StreamTeam

*I recently migrated my blog and some of the pictures didn't make the move. So please excuse the words where pictures should be.  School has been in session a good month here and to be honest, the weeks are long. Long for the girls, short for me. Heh heh. No seriously, when my six-year-old wakes… Continue reading Back to School Movie Night. Thanks to Netflix, I Don’t Care if I Have Popcorn in My Couch Crevices. #StreamTeam

Blogging, Favorite Things, Humor, Life

50 Questions. Because I Love the BeJellybeans Out of These Kinds of Things

Not gonna lie. When I got tagged by Alison Lee  (one of my blogging heroes) to do this 50 Questions post, I did the Chandler Bing dance. You know, the one I do when you comment. Wink, wink. I love these types of things more than what is probably socially acceptable. I could spend HOURS… Continue reading 50 Questions. Because I Love the BeJellybeans Out of These Kinds of Things

Blogging, Humor

Everything You Wanted to Know About Blogging but Were Afraid to Ask

  Since starting a blog in 2010, I have learned so much. When I first began, I knew absolutely nothing about blogging except just enough to go to Blogger and begin writing. I literally Googled, "how to start a blog", picked the first entry THIS IS WHY SEO IS IMPORTANT and followed the directions. That… Continue reading Everything You Wanted to Know About Blogging but Were Afraid to Ask

Blogging, Humor, Life

Kari’s Terrible No Good Very Bad Day; Why I Won’t Be Starting a Resume Writing Service

It started with a bad day. It always does, doesn't it? I woke up a little late, greeted a friend at the front door in a white tee shirt with no bra, visible nipple and bed head. Not sure which was more mortifying. It was humid. Like HU mid. I got my period after breakfast.… Continue reading Kari’s Terrible No Good Very Bad Day; Why I Won’t Be Starting a Resume Writing Service

Chicago, Favorite Things, Food, Humor, Life, Link Party, Photography

Individual Seven Layer Salads. So If I Make Four, That’s Like One Big 28 Layer Salad. That is How it Works.

I love seven layer salads more than my husband loves ESPN. There. I said it. It isn't something I like to admit to readily. I mean, it isn't like admitting that you love cheesecake more than your children. WHO SAYS THAT? Moving on....... When I was ordering food for my daughter's 8th-grade graduation party, I… Continue reading Individual Seven Layer Salads. So If I Make Four, That’s Like One Big 28 Layer Salad. That is How it Works.