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, John Hughes, Life, Marriage, Music, Photography

100 Things I Love

I loved writing this post back in 2018 for many reasons but the biggest is that it's really nice to have a list of things you love in one place. I have referred to this list (which remains in my phone notes) a lot over the past two years but never more than in the… 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. A Gilmore Girls-ish style getaway before Anna went away to college. I don'tĀ remember exactly when we started talking about it, but over the past two years; it became less talk and more action. Because when… 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 aroundĀ a teddy bear theme, came up with… Continue reading The Easiest Party Centerpiece You’ll Ever Make