Favorite Products of 2016 + a Giveaway!

Favorite Products from 2016

I discovered a lot of new products last year! A lot of these have become some of my favorite, holy grail, can’t-live-without items. Here’s a roundup of my favorite products from 2016 (most new, some not so new) that will definitely be around to stay in 2017!

Top Five 2017 Free Printable Calendars

Top Five Free Printable Calendars

Happy Friday, y’all! I’m finally back after my holiday hiatus and ready to bring on the New Year. Speaking of the New Year, one of my New Year’s resolutions is to get myself organized and on somewhat of a daily/weekly schedule (and stick to it). Since becoming a stay-at-home mom after moving to Tennessee, I’ve struggled to figure out and stay on some sort of schedule and I’m someone that loves a schedule so I’ve been kind of a hot mess. My brain needs that kind of structure. Today, I’ve listed and linked my top five favorite free printable calendars that will help you get organized and on a schedule!

West Town Mall Holiday Haul

 

Last month I got a head start on my holiday shopping at West Town Mall in Knoxville, Tennessee. If you followed along on Instagram or Facebook you got a little sneak peak of our shopping experience AND had a chance to participate in a $100 Simon Gift Card Giveaway courtesy of West Town Mall. I am happy to announce that the winner has been chosen – congratulations to Megan! Today, I’m sharing our shopping experience and some of the goodies we grabbed from our West Town Mall Holiday Haul.

How to Wear Your Blanket Scarves

 Something About Navy How to Wear Your Blanket Scarves

 

I can’t get enough of blanket scarves lately. I would definitely say I have Blanket Scarf Fever — and I know I’m not the only one. I’ve had several friends ask what blanket scarves I recommend and how to wear them. So, today I’m sharing a few of my favorite blanket scarf picks and some of the resources I have found that have given me some great inspiration on how to wear my scarves.

Holiday Shopping at West Town Mall and a GIVEAWAY

Holiday Shopping at West Town Mall of Knoxville

 

Y’all, there are just 7 more weeks until Christmas!  SEVEN! Mind = BLOWN. Christmas is my favorite time of the year and one of my favorite things about the season is shopping and gifting for others. I am so excited to announce that for this holiday season I have partnered up with West Town Mall! I’ll be giving you their inside holiday scoop and showing you why West Town Mall is the premier, fashion-forward, and affordable holiday shopping destination for shoppers in the Knoxville area. PLUS, I have a GIVEAWAY for my Knoxville area readers – a $100 Simon Gift Card courtesy of West Town Mall! What a great way to kick off the holiday season! Continue reading for more details.

DIY Shopkins Delish Doughnut Costume

 

DIY Shopkins Delish Doughnut Costume

I have a sweet spot for doughnuts – so when my daughter told me she wanted to be a Shopkins Delish Doughnut for Halloween, I was thrilled. Plus — we LOVE Shopkins! After not finding anything I liked in stores or online, I decided to make it myself.

Update your wardrobe for fall with ShopBop

 

Update wardrobe for fall

 

ShopBop’s Friends & Family Event of the Season sale is here (and ending soon — October 14th!) and so is fall, so it’s the perfect time to grab a few new pieces to update your wardrobe for the new season! Use code MAINEVENT at check out to get 25% off your purchase — get 30% off if you spend over $500. I’ve picked out a few ‘on trend’ items from their site that can spice up your outfits:

How to make a boxed cake mix taste like it was made from scratch

How to make boxed cake mix taste like it's from scratch

 

I don’t know about y’all, but fall always puts me in the mood to bake. But, sometimes I don’t always want to take all the extra steps to make something from scratch.  Today’s blog post is all about how to make boxed cake mix taste like it was made from scratch. You can also apply these tips to brownie, cookie, or muffin mixes! This is perfect for all you busy ladies that need or want to bake something quick and easy (and with no one knowing it came from a box).

Five on Friday

Happy Friday! I hope everyone had a great Labor Day Weekend. For all my lovelies that had to work, I know your pain and hope you get your time off soon! It’s been a few weeks since I jumped on the Five on Friday train. I’m so glad to be back! Today I wanted to share a few goodies that I’ve discovered and have been loving and thought you may love too!

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Navy had her first plane ride when we visited Florida last month and she did so well! I had searched for toddler traveling tips beforehand and on several lists I kept seeing LilGadgets Untangled Pro Premium Children’s Wireless Bluetooth Headphones . Y’all – if you are traveling with a child, I highly recommend these. They worked like a charm, easily fit into my bag, and there were no cords to get tangled. I linked the headphones and her i-Pad about a week in advance and let her wear them a few times so that she was comfortable with them. She watched Zootopia the whole plane ride home and was one happy camper!

 

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