Life & Adulting · Parenting & Kids

Why I Quit Blogging for Two Years

It’s hard to believe, but I haven’t blogged in nearly two years!  If you are still following my blog, thank  you, if you are new to my blog, welcome!  I have been active on Instagram, for the last year, posting my mostly thrifted and secondhand outfits, encouraging others on a budget to share and tag… Continue reading Why I Quit Blogging for Two Years

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Like most people, I love giving and receiving gift cards – they are easy to purchase, the recipient will be able to buy what they want, no gift wrapping, most don’t expire, etc.  But what happens when you have an unwanted or unused gift card?  Most sit in a desk drawer, wallet, or purse forgotten… Continue reading GiftCardRescue

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2014 is Mine!

It is hard to believe that 2013 has come and gone, and we are already five days into 2014. I feel guilty for neglecting my blog so much in the past few months. The reason I have not been blogging is very personal, but I feel I can’t be true to myself or my readers… Continue reading 2014 is Mine!

Home Decor & Gardening · Life & Adulting

8 Ways to Make Your Home Energy Efficient

I’m excited to share with you this great post from a fabulous guest blogger, Ivy Delfin!  Read on to get some great tips on saving $$$. There’s no denying it, the cost of electricity is going up every year. We’re also spending more time indoors and using more electrical devices than ever before. So why don’t… Continue reading 8 Ways to Make Your Home Energy Efficient

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Be Yourself

This could be one of the best quotes I’ve ever come across! It literally applies to everything and everyone! ❤ Kari

Cooking & Eating · Life & Adulting

My blog reached 100,000 views today!

Originally posted on thisismykeywest:
My blog reached 100,000 views today! I really wanted to do something special to commemorate but the day got away from me. I was out shooting photos of cupcakes and cakes and the next thing I knew it was almost not “today” anymore. Most of those views have been due to…

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Cartwheel App By Target

I am not going to lie, I have a love-hate relationship with Target! I love to shop there and find tons of great deals, but I hate how much money I can spend in Target when I am not focused and don’t stick to my shopping list. I was stoked when I found out about… Continue reading Cartwheel App By Target