Month: September 2011

shoes!

heels

You know how much I love the Pinterest right?  I can’t get enough.  In fact, if my iPhone could track the traffic on my screen, all roads would end at Pinterest. I thought it would be fun to corral some of my favorite finds from Pinterest about once a week and highlight them here.  This week? SHOES!   Do you want every pair of boots as much as me?  I want them all right now, right here, ASAP.  Please.

What’s in your purse series week sixty five

kate spade purse

This week’s What’s in Your Purse Series is from Gina.  Thank you! If you love this series and want more of it, submit your purse.  If you want to submit your purse to the series take two photos of your purse {nice, clear, non-blurry ones} one of the outside, one of the inside, along with a listing of the contents to allisonATpetitelefantDOTcom I seems as if there is more than that in my bag.  All of the paper and receipts…
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how to make wood shutters for your house

wooden shutters

You want to learn how to make wood shutters for your house?  Today I’m your gal. We live in a super windy city, and over the summer a particularly vicious storm ripped off what was left of the plastic window shutters on the front of our house.  The plastic cheap-os have been driving Viktor crazy forever, so he decided to take action and make some wood shutters on his own. You cannot BELIEVE how easy this project was.  Peasy. The…
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back to school paper organization

organizing paper

I love back to school.  I love the school supplies, I love that my kids are so tired they fall into bed at 8:00 pm, I love my children’s teachers, I love that I have all day to work alone. What I don’t love so much?  All the !%#$ paper that comes with it. There’s an obscene amount of paper coming home every day, and it’s enough to overwhelm my entire household.  So here’s what I do to tame the…
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whitening teeth at home: results

whitening teeth at home

Last week I showed you my manky yellow teeth {and wrinkles, but that’s neither here nor there} before I used some whitening strips on them. They were manky and yellow {or brown some say}, and now: What do you think? I put them on while I worked for two hours and no one noticed.  Sure, I work at home, but I was able to do a whole bunch of phone calls without anyone telling me I sounded 12.  With braces. …
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Crock Pot giveaway

crock pot dinners

What’s better than a Crock Pot giveaway to celebrate the start of Fall?  A day off work? Maybe. But I don’t have an in with your boss, so I’ll help you with the next best thing. A crock pot.  Seriously, is there anything better than coming home from work to the smell of dinner already cooking?  I think not. Relish, the sponsor of this giveaway, is chock-a-bloc full of menus and shopping lists to help you streamline dinner.  You totally…
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What’s in your purse series week sixty four

what's in your diaper bag

This week’s What’s in Your Purse Series is from Allison, who happens to be a rock star. If you love this series and want more of it, submit your purse.  If you want to submit your purse to the series take two photos of your purse {nice, clear, non-blurry ones} one of the outside, one of the inside, along with a listing of the contents to allisonATpetitelefantDOTcom What’s in the purse:       A Baptismal bonnet (baby was Baptized Sunday)     …
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whitening teeth at home

crest white strips

I’ve officially lost any vanity I might have ever had.  I mean, I share all kinds of personal information with you, but I never show you actual photos of me in bed for weeks at a time, or pictures of me un-showered with bedhead.  But today?  I’m showing you a photo of my yellow teeth. I know.  Never mind the wrinkles.  I’m an unapologetic sun worshiper, and I have the laugh lines around my eyes to show for it. Anyway,…
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what you should be buying at the $1 store part III

dollar store

This is the last in the What You Should be Buying at the Dollar Store.  Here’s part one of What You Should be Buying at the Dollar Store in case you missed it. There are all kinds of things you should be buying at the $1 store, and this post is all about sundries you should buy for your home. Household supplies to buy at the $1 store: Epsom salts foam curlers toothpaste toothbrushes shaving cream bath bubbles books {seriously!…
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