How to be Awesome at Keeping a Small Kitchen Clean


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PalmoliveMultiSurface #CollectiveBias For the last couple of years, I’ve been fixated on getting a house.  I’ve plastered pictures to my vision board, stalked real estate websites, and even sat outside of casually drove by a house that I…

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Princess Cupcake Jones Won’t Go to School (Review)


This post contains affiliate links. I just love books with beautiful, brown girls on the cover. Just love them.  Far too often, it’s a demographic that’s overlooked or underrepresented.  I think that it’s so important that little girls, including my little girl, be able to see positive reflections of themselves in the media that they consume–and books are…

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Working Weekends


This weekend was a busy one for us. We usually try to use weekends to recuperate from the week before, but that was not the case this weekend.  Maybe it was the holiday or maybe I really didn’t do much during the week so I had a lot to do–I don’t know, but this weekend seemed really busy….

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Denny’s Just Makes It Better #DennysDiners


Thanks to Denny’s for sponsoring this post! As always, opinions are all mine. Today was one of those days that you know will suck before it really even gets started.  I don’t know if I just rolled out on the wrong side of the bed or what, but everything has just been kinda blah today. …

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Healthy Snacking at Work


I’ve been snackin'; I’ve been snackin’. Ain’t nothing good goin’ in my body ‘cuz I’ve been snackin'; I’ve been snackin’. <–Read that a la Drunk in Love and you’re there. Putting Bey in the corner for a moment, I’ve definitely been snacking.  Just last week, I was so starved for energy that I ran (drove…

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Treat Yo Self. Enrich Your Life.


Parks and Recreation is one of my favorite shows.  And while Leslie Knope and Ron Swanson are neck and neck as being my favorite characters, Donna and Tom Haverford are close seconds.  Those two…are a mess.  But well put together, happy messes, if you ask me.  And I like that.  I wanna be like that–a…

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