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the catch up

April 25, 2016
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Ever heard the O’Jays song “Your Body’s Here With Me?” the one where the chorus goes Your body’s here with me but your mind is on the other side of town? The past month, I’m sure my body was at 37 while my mind was back in 2006. I’ve traveled much, am playing catch up and to make it about as clear as the Beyhive coming for Rachel Roy I have done the most in these past 3 weeks. Add…

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strawberry and banana wine slushy

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BlackBoxSummer #CollectiveBias The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older. Sipping cocktails, listening to music and chatting it up with my favorite people…

April 20, 2016
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Front Porch Refresh with Big Lots

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BigLotsOutdoor #CollectiveBias I jokingly said to my husband a few weeks ago it is definitely Spring in our neighborhood. I know this because Saturday mornings before I…

April 13, 2016
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S I X things you should do before leaving for vacation

As we enter travel season, it is not uncommon to leave our homes for days or weeks at a time.  I’m sure I’m not the only one whose mind frequently wanders onto whether or not we will return to a ransacked home void of…

April 12, 2016
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Scott McGillivray and Owners.com at Atlanta Dogwood Festival

One of the highlights of the Spring season in Atlanta is the Dogwood Festival held at Piedmont Park. This tradition brings together local artisans, brands and great food for a weekend of family fun. Owners.com will be hosting an interactive “Open House” experience at…

April 6, 2016
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Do It Yourself Home

diy | dollar tree gold thumbtack wreath

When pulling together the area over my daughter’s bed I was baffled at what to put there. After a trip to Hobby Lobby I came across a few pieces of  art.  After getting the art on the wall I felt there was something missing.…

March 31, 2016
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Pier 1 Outdoor Makeover

This post is sponsored by Pier 1. Spring has officially sprung, and I couldn’t be happier. Porch sittin’ is one of my favorite pastimes, and having an outdoor entertaining area was on the very top of the list of must-haves when we were looking to purchase a home. I was…

March 28, 2016
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weekend vlog

I managed to fit our whole weekend into S I X minutes. Take a look to see where I was locked in a room, why I was serenaded by a 5 year old and why my son  has just a few more infractions before…

March 27, 2016
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Ace Hardware 31 Days of Color | Living Room Makeover

This post is sponsored by Ace Hardware. All thoughts and opinions are my own and do not necessarily reflect those of Ace Hardware. One of the first things I said when our real estate agent swung open the door to our now home was, …

March 25, 2016
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how I regroup when life gets off track

I’ve been sick. These three words might give you a clue that I am currently in a state of frenzy trying to catch up on everything to include my house, business and kids. Women have a super power of being able to juggle a…

March 21, 2016
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village aunties

Whoever knew when I accepted a position as a call center worker for Sprint PCS back in 199*coughs into my hand* that I would not only be answering calls from irate customers but well over a decade later I’d be answering calls from co-workers…

March 13, 2016
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a shift in color

I’m trying to inject more color into my wardrobe. I mean when a man notices you only wear gray, black and white I think a little color never hurt anyone. I’m still sticking with my shift dresses though. Won’t be making any adjustments to…

March 11, 2016
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my new fave home accessory | dyson small ball vacuum

This post has been sponsored by Dyson. You know you have officially arrived into the land of the sho nuff grown and sexy when talks surrounding Dyson vacuum cleaners go something like, “Girl, I heard those things are the truth. I wouldn’t mind getting…

March 9, 2016