Summer

What I’m Loving: Smart Camping Gear: Over 8 years ago I married my husband and we went on
Fire Roasted Corn on the Cob with Amaize Corn: Disclaimer: I was offered compensation for my work on this post about
Saturday Spirits: Spiked Arnold Palmer (Perfect Camping Beverage): One of my hands down favorite things to do in the summer
Sunday Snapshots: Movies in the Park: This was a tough week that I’m not quite ready to go
Curvy Girl Style: Sun Safe Fashion with Summer Skin Pt. 1: Right after my skin cancer diagnosis I had the opportunity to meet
Saturday Spirits: Spiked Ice Cream Recipes (No Ice Cream Maker Needed!):   Happy Saturday Spirits! It is getting HOT HOT HOT outside which

A Well Crafted Pantry

Real Party: Picnic Birthday Party: This year my home parties have been pretty laid back due to
Fire Roasted Corn on the Cob with Amaize Corn: Disclaimer: I was offered compensation for my work on this post about
Saturday Spirits: Spiked Arnold Palmer (Perfect Camping Beverage): One of my hands down favorite things to do in the summer
Going Unplugged & Saturday Spirits Cocktail Links: I’m going unplugged this weekend…a much needed camping trip! I promise to
Saturday Spirits: Cherry Sangria: It’s Saturday Spirits again! Woohoo. This is quickly becoming my favorite series
Smoked Salmon Fondue & The Fondue Bible: Fondue is one of my FAVORITE ways of eating. I know, I
Saturday Spirits: Spiked Ice Cream Recipes (No Ice Cream Maker Needed!):   Happy Saturday Spirits! It is getting HOT HOT HOT outside which
Guest Post: 4th of July Menu & Table Decor from MacSuzie.Com: A big thank you to Jenni for having me as a guest
Saturday Spirits: Melon & Mint Granita Cocktail: Okay, I’m not gonna lie… this drink takes some work. It is

A Well Crafted Party

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Curvy Girl Style: Sun Safe Fashion Pt. 3   Right after my skin cancer diagnosis I had the opportunity to meet the owner and creator of the sun safe
Real Party: Picnic Birthday Party This year my home parties have been pretty laid back due to busy schedules and tightening of budgets. But,
Featured: Picnic Party Favors on Today’s Creative Blog My “Emergency Picnic Kit” is being featured with a How To and Free Printables over on Today’s Creative Blog!
What I’m Loving: Smart Camping Gear Over 8 years ago I married my husband and we went on our very first camping trip as a
Fire Roasted Corn on the Cob with Amaize Corn Disclaimer: I was offered compensation for my work on this post about Amaize Sweet Corn. The below idea for
Ikea Portland Has a Registry!!! Disclaimer: This post, while something I am completely and genuinely excited about, came through to me as an opportunity
Sunday Snapshots: Portland Bloggers Friends & Family Picnic The Portland Bloggers Family Picnic was this past weekend. I got to bring my sister, her husband, and my
Saturday Spirits: Spiked Arnold Palmer (Perfect Camping Beverage) One of my hands down favorite things to do in the summer months is going camping. I love being
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Portland

What I’m Loving: The Warrior Room Arm Wrestling Event I’m a sucker for really fun events that help raise money for really great causes. On September 13th from 4-7 p.m., the Warrior Room, a kettlebell studio located in downtown Milwaukie, OR, is hosting
Curvy Girl Style: Work Attire Sun Safe Fashion Pt. 2   Right after my skin cancer diagnosis I had the opportunity to meet the owner and creator of the sun safe fashion line SummerSkin. Summer Kramer (yep, that is her name!) is seriously such an inspirational powerhouse of a woman
DIY Friend Gift Perfect for Coffee & Tea Lovers from Fancy That Shop The Portland Bloggers group recently had the opportunity to visit local party and craft shop Fancy That for a fun crafting event. Lisa, owner of Fancy That, prepped a great customizable craft that each
Sunday Snapshots: Movies in the Park This was a tough week that I’m not quite ready to go into about on here… But, on Friday night the family (including my wonderful in-laws who are in town visiting) visited a local
Meatastic Restaurant in Portland Oregon: Fogo De Chao **Lots of pictures of meat coming up. My vegetarian readers may want to jump back in to the mix another day… unless you think photos of delicious, well-prepared meat may sway you to the
Sunday Snapshots: Crafting & Shopping in Portland Orgeon This weekend has been wonderful. My wonderful in-laws are in town and we’ve been spending time together while also attending a couple of Portland events. Saturday was the West Elm Meet & Make “Crafting

A Well Crafted Kid

My little guy is getting older. We recently got
  There is just something great about a good
I will never claim to be the most fashionable
When I think of Fall clothing I typically lean
I am still here folks. A crazy thing happened
This year’s birthday party was scheduled between in the
I can’t even believe it… but, it almost time
I thought I was excited about getting pregnant forever