Live original… Inspirational gift idea and printables!

“This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and DaySpring, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #DayspringSadieRob”   Live Original      Don’t live like a copy of someone else! I absolutely LOVE this message! When you have children, especially teenagers, you want them to have good role models. I thought about this a lot as I cared for my grand daughter last week while her parents were out of town. I thought of {Read More}

Being Yourself is the Prettiest Thing You Can Be!

Hello! Today is about being Brave and Beautiful. For me that starts with a photo and a phrase “Being Yourself is the Prettiest Thing You Can Be”.    I am Brave and Beautiful – a beauty movement that is sweeping the globe. Colbie Caillat started it with her recent song and video called TRY. My blogging friend Megan of Brassy Apple wanted to push this movement along and invited women from all over to share what they looked like without make {Read More}

Gift Ideas List… Some Favorites!

Gift Ideas List!   As promised in my last post, I am sharing a gift ideas list to make gift giving a little easier.  I shared a gift idea along with over 100 other blogger in a HUGE blog hop {HERE}. Sometimes for my friends I like to give a few of my “favorite” things. Things that have been tried and true to surely put a smile on my face and I believe they will do the same for my friend. {Read More}

Birthday Celebrations with some Birthday Posters!

A post about BIRTHDAYS! February is birthday month in my family. Today is my daughters birthday and one week from today is my bffhubby’s 50th birthday! To honor my daughter today, I am sharing something about her, thus also about me! My daughter is an amazing girl and she has accomplished a lot in her 24 years. She was married shortly after high school and went on to get her bachelors degree, graduating Summa Cum Laude. She did this all {Read More}

What to wear? I may have the answer!

{This post is part of my “About Me” where I share some personal information about me and my life} If you ever ask that question What to wear? Then this post might be for you!   I decided to share another side of me as part of “about me”. Some little facts “about me”: #1 I was the youngest of 5 sisters #2 In high school I was named “miss accessorize” for always coordinating and matching so well from my {Read More}

4 Years Ago… Blast from the past! :)

Ok so It’s Natalies birthday today and I remembered this post I had written 4 years ago on my personal blog. Thought I’d share it today as a  “Blast from the Past” Some things have changed in 4 years. Well, actually a lot of things have changed! but… Natalie is still the same girl I described here.  So.. Happy Happy  23rd Birthday Girl! Enjoy my BLAST FROM THE PAST! Natalie Morgan Wall PETERSEN I love this girl! She really is {Read More}

No one quite like her…

Mae West.   “Vaudeville Performer, Playwright, Broadway Sensation, Movie Star, Sex Goddess…Mae West was each of these things, but first and foremost she was an independent woman who became an icon simply by being herself.” {Taken from the biography on her official site. Click HERE} She was known for some memorable lines with lots of spunk and character such as… “When I’m good, I’m very good, but when I’m bad, I’m better. ” “I’ll try anything once, twice if I {Read More}

Counting Blessings Day 5

[subscribe2]   I love this girl to pieces! One of the greatest blessings in my life was this girl here, And because she is my only child I can say things like she is my favorite, the best, etc… BONUS! She has always impressed me in so many ways and now that she is grown and has her own home and family she continues to amaze me. I could share a lot about how wonderful she is but I promised {Read More}

There’s a LEOPARD in my closet! {Confessions of a “Girly Girl”}

[subscribe2]   Today, I thought I’d share something personal about myself. I am, always have been, and I am sure will always be a Girly Girl!   I love fashion, style, clothes, SHOES, and accessories!! and sometimes, against my better judgement, I get into some FADS and TRENDS.    Which brings me to this: Sometimes, you never REALLY know whats in your closet…   Lately, I have been drawn to LEOPARD prints. Not a lot of it, but a touch of {Read More}