Decorating, Family, Life

The “I’m Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman” Room Makeover

Britney Spears sure has the pulse on where my youngest is right now in her life. Surely not a little girl anymore, definitely not a woman. This reflects on her clothing style, as well as her room at home. She is feeling out who she wants to be and I kind of love that. It… Continue reading The “I’m Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman” Room Makeover

Anxiety, Blogging, Humor

How This Became This

I had an entirely too long post planned for how my blog became, well, my blog, in honor of my blogging anniversary. This Friday (June 14th), my blog turns nine and in honor of such a momentous occasion (cough cough), I was going to write from a prompt about how this became this. Prompt- Tell… Continue reading How This Became This

Favorite Things, Life, Photography

100 Things I Love

  The day before Thanksgiving, I found via a Facebook shout out, a blog post by Jennifer P. Williams, whom I had never heard of before. 100 Things I Love. Simple enough and full of amazing things to well, love. At the end of the list, she wrote Inspired by Melisa Wells. WAIT, I KNOW… Continue reading 100 Things I Love

hollywood, california, travel, budget
Humor, Motherhood, Travel

California….On a Kari and Anna Budget

  A few years ago, Anna and I talked about going on a girls trip after she graduated high school. Kind of a Gilmore Girls-ish style getaway before Anna went away to college. I don't remember exactly when we started talking about it but over the past two years, it became less talk and more action.… Continue reading California….On a Kari and Anna Budget

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Crafts, Dollar Tree, Link Party

The Easiest Party Centerpiece You’ll Ever Make

  The older I get, the more I realize that my creativity is in the sewer. When my girls were littler (and I was littler as well), I had grand visions, I came up with the coolest ideas PRE-PINTERST mind you! For Anna's first birthday, I centered it around a teddy bear theme, came up with… Continue reading The Easiest Party Centerpiece You’ll Ever Make