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5 Ways to Quickly Decorate for Fall

Being on the road so much means that I am WAY behind on any fall decorating.  This weekend I've got to show some major progress or my neighbors might end up coming over and rescuing my front steps on their own. I have the best neighbors and yes this has been threatened, ha! Our summer flowers are still somehow surviving in their large pot by the front door and I haven't had the heart to remove them.  But it's time.  Actually it's past the time.  So, last night Kristin and I were chatting (she often...

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A Cancun Vacation In Photos

So you may have heard but I took a little vacay last week.  That's right, we up and snuck off to Cancun for a little R&R.  The nerve!!  We usually take trips that are more museums and action, but decided to cash in our Marriott points somewhere that would allow us to eat, drink and be sleepy.  So we packed our bags, paid the $20 fees for having them, and boarded our super-full Air Tran flight.  But hey, it's all good.  This story ends with a frosty big drink.  In a land where calories don't...

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Cancun Vacation Video

I'm back!  Of course I'm sure that you were all pining away, utterly lost without me last week.  But of course the world did not fly off its axis and you all managed just fine.  Humph.  Even Kristin, who got left with some of my dirty work, was A Ok.  Don't worry, I sent her a fun package just before I left to butter her up!  So by now you might be wondering where the heck the Floydster and I took off to.  Well, we decided that a break was needed that included lazing about...

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Get Your Fall/Winter Bootie Recs Here

There isn't much time left to enter our Alexandra Beth Designs earrings and $85 Fantasy Jewelry Box shopping spree giveaways! I think I'm done bootie shopping for a while as I recently scored these fabulous slouchy beauties thanks to a heads up from Rosebud Network member Holly in Heels, Steve Madden Carlsen Bootie at Zappos but just because my credit card is taking a little siesta, doesn't mean I can't try to entice you into snagging a new pair of foot candy for yourself! Have ya'll bought a pair of booties yet this season? Here are some that I...

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Champage Saturday: A Dressed Up Look for Under $100

A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to cover the Fashion Week Tampa Bay show. I thought it would be a fabulous opportunity to see if I could put together a dressed up look without shelling out a whole lotta cheddar. Y'all know how much I heart a good deal! I had managed to find a Tucker for Target Signature Dress in Diamond Print at my local Target a couple weeks prior to the show and I decided to work around that. I made it my goal to spend less than a hundred bones. ...

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Pink Power

Have you entered our Alexandra Beth Designs earrings or $85 Fantasy Jewelry Box shopping spree giveaways? Today I am joining the throngs of bloggers who are promoting Breast Cancer awareness this month. It truly warms my heart to see so many people posting about this as four years ago I lost my Auntie/godmother/Mama's best friend to this dreaded disease. I saw first-hand how it can ravage a family and I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy! All of us women owe it to ourselves and to our loved ones to became educated in Breast Cancer...

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It’s Time for Me to Take a Breather (and it’s giveaway winners announcement time!)

Hi, my name is Kristin and I am officially exhausted. I have been running at full speed since Friday and I reeeeeeeeally need to take a load off tonight and put my feet up. Between the hubs being gone all weekend, me trying to make our house look like it has some semblance of order and handing bloggy business, I haven't had a moment of down time. Ok, I did take an hour off last night to ogle Jax on Sons of Anarchy. Image via Charlie Hunnam Online I'm not a total martyr...

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Droolworthy Lighting

Make sure you enter our gorgeous handbag giveaway! We are now giving away TWO bags and the coupon code has been extended! Now that I've started making inroads in the lighting department, I can't get enough!  I'm picking out cute lamps before I even get to the furniture.  Especially now that we've watched lighting transform the mood in several rooms.  Here are a few bright ideas that are on my radar. [caption id="attachment_5098" align="alignnone" width="432" caption="There are several look-a-likes for less, but I love the marble base and layered shade of the Meryl lamp from Crate and...

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My Kitchen’s So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades

You might remember a month ago when I mentioned we were having a light fixture installed and I was stuck at home with the electrician?  Well I figured its about time I show you what all the noise was about. I absolutely fell in love with this over-sized filament chandelier from Restoration Hardware.  Even with a coupon in hand, it was a bit of a splurge, but we just knew it would make the kitchen pop.  It was installed, then reinstalled six inches to the right (not kidding), and then the ceiling had to be...

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Champagne Saturday: Well Hydrated

Happy weekend!  It's bright and sunny and things are looking up.  Although I'm still rockin my PJs, which I'll spare you all a glimpse of.  My trip to Albuquerque left me with a nasty cold.  I'm blaming the woman with 6 kids scattered around me on my Southwest flight, but I totally forgive her.  I mean she had SIX KIDS! ON A PLANE!  A cold is peanuts compared to what that woman experiences on a daily basis, I'm guessing.  So despite my love for the good ol' bubbly, I'm drinking lots of fluids.  And when...

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