DIY: Stylish Phone Grip

I had been on the lookout for a stylish case for my iPhone for quite some time now. After all, I carry it around everywhere I go – more than my beloved purse! Why shouldn’t I consider my phone an important accessory just like everything else, right? Then, earlier this year, I ran into friend…

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My New Year Edit

I know, I know – I went underground for a while there.  Quite frankly, I had given up.  Since, oh, Harper was born (over four years ago!) I have been winging it and making it happen – but it was a struggle to take the time to share what I have been up to.  Something…

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Chicken Soup with a Twist…of Lemon!

  I have been making this soup for some time now and it is one of those comforting recipes that my husband and I never seem to tire of.  I found the initial recipe for kale chicken soup on Pinterest and have revised it to the point that it is an almost entirely different recipe…

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Style Edit: Cuyana

A little over a year ago I received a catalog from a new company, “Cuyana”.  In a sea of daily catalog deliveries, Cuyana’s managed to catch my eye.  I was intrigued by their minimal offerings and tagline of “Fewer, better things”, and set out to learn more about the brand and their highly edited, beautifully…

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My Italian Homework

There’s nothing like a week’s vacation to help you hit the refresh button.  La Dolce Vita, or The Sweet Life, is a phrase that, to me, describes the Italian mindset.  Italians treasure all of the simple things that make life beautiful – food, family, friends, music, nature, etc.  This approach is in perfect harmony with…

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A Very Spooky Birthday Party

Each year since we’ve had the girls we have been revving up the enthusiasm for Halloween over here at the Bell house (it helps that Halloween is a big deal in our neighborhood – people have corn mazes and grave yards in their yards.  Seriously!).  Before having kids I couldn’t have cared less about Halloween,…

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