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Posted Jul 24, 2011 at girlymama
If you're still seeing this, please update your feed reader! I've moved over to Wordpress! Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2011 at girlymama
Now you know how my Gracie is super-dooper girly, loved ruffles and dresses and wears flowers in her hair almost every day, right? I have no idea where she got this from. Now my oldest, Ellie, is a different story.... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2011 at girlymama
I have a new gig guest blogging over on mybestfit's new blog!! Go check it out!! Afraid to try the latest trends because you don’t have the body of an 18-year-old supermodel? Never fear! Many of this season’s hottest trends... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2011 at girlymama
*names have been changed to protect the, um, innocent* Girl A: "TREAT OTHERS THE WAY YOU WANT TO BE TREATED!" Girl B: "YOU TOO, YOU MEANIE!" Girl A: "YOU'RE THE MEANIE!" Girl B: "WELL I'M TREATING YOU THE WAY YOU... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2011 at girlymama
We love Tangled. LOVE it. We saw it in the theater and the whole family loved it. It was cute, funny, exciting - and of course has a happy ending! My son loves Maximus, the horse. (I loved the strong... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2011 at girlymama
Posted May 4, 2011 at girlymama
A friend of mine from Bible Study made these a few weeks ago and they were heavenly. We all begged her for the recipe and I couldn't wait to serve it up at my Stella & Dot party last Friday... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2011 at girlymama
Saturday morning started bright and early with an 8:00 soccer game. As in 8:00 AM. (Why, Mr. Soccer Director? WHY?!?) Then, after coming home and taking a nap, the family threw on just some of our ridiculous amount of Philadelphia... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2011 at girlymama
This morning I'm having a Stella & Dot party at my house. Wanna join? They have fantastic jewelry. FABULOUS. I could probably close my eyes and pick a page in the catalog and be perfectly happy with whatever I ended... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2011 at girlymama
I recently got to choose business cards from Tiny Prints. This task was much harder than I anticipated. I was shocked, by the way. I'm a graphic designer and rarely like the pre-designed options I see at online printers. Typically, they have 2 or 3 designs that are cute -- which you then see at every conference because everyone has them! But with Tiny Prints, I could not decide! There were so many cute ones I loved! I love the Timeless Floral in green! But the Triple Ring is gorgeous too! I love the monogram! Ooo- but the Natural Frame... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2011 at reviews
Yesterday morning, we found out that my husband's company was being bought out. Suddenly our future wasn't quite as sure as we thought it was. Our Master Plan for the next 5 years was suddenly irrelevant. His department is now... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2011 at girlymama
2 hours 5 meltdowns 3 accidents countless tears (from Colin and Mama) = giving up Guess we'll try again in a week or two.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2011 at girlymama
Looking at our summer schedule is giving me a headache already. We're almost solidly booked... for the entire summer! ACK! We have camps, VBS, vacations, sports, lessons, camping... How does this happen? Its still April!! *** We're trying a new... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2011 at girlymama
Now, I didn't taste one, but I bet these cupcakes tasted almost as good at they looked! Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2011 at girlymama
Darn you, Loft! Darn you with your cute clothes and 40% off the entire store sale! The Ruffle Open Front Cardigan is calling my name. Loudly. I have a shirt like this Roll Sleeve Tunic and I love it! Its... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2011 at girlymama
Colin was amazing at the dentist. AMAZING. PERFECT. The dentist was MARVELING at how well he did. Darn it. Just when I thought I'd have an amazing and funny story to share today. How rude of him. *** Will blog... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2011 at girlymama
Last week, I shared a bit of background of what I've been reading and why we're rethinking some of the foods we have in our house and the baby-steps we are taking to change. First, we've made the switch to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2011 at girlymama
The girls went to their grandparents' house for the night. So my husband and I had a fun night out with Colin. Just Colin. When are we ever with just Colin anymore? It was so fun. So fun. We were... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2011 at girlymama
We're starting this spring break with the girls having a sleepover at their grandparents' house. I've heard rumors that cupcakes and manicures will be involved so they will probably return to our house glittery and sugared up. (As one should... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2011 at girlymama
Think Audrey Hepburn: slim capris and flats, a full skirt, a sheath dress... I've been wanting a full skirt - and the Poplin full skirt from Talbots is just about perfect! So timeless when belted and paired with a crisp... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2011 at girlymama
(This was originally the longest post in the history of blogging, so I'm breaking it up. You're welcome.) I've been thinking alot lately about what our family eats. I started by watching the documentary Food, Inc. It was quite interesting... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2011 at girlymama
I've been doing a lot of research lately on our food and how its made and health implications. It has not been fun. But I'm trying to be reasonable and cut out only one thing at a time. Two things I've started cutting out of our diets are High Fructose Corn Syrup and food dyes. And if you've ever tired to do this, you realize that they are both everywhere. One thing we thought we'd miss this summer are popsicles. Typical popsicles are only mainly frozen sugar water dyed unnaturally bright colors. (Blu-Razzberry, anyone?) But I was thrilled to discover... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2011 at reviews