• Oreck Forever™ Series Gold Vacuum Giveaway {and Vlog}

    September 19, 2011

    Oh friends. I can barely contain my excitement. You know how much I love to vacuum? Well, so will you. One of you is going to win a brand new, right from the factory Oreck Forever™ Series Gold Vacuum valued at $499. ::HEADEXPLOSION:: A few weeks ago, I tweeted that my old vacuum had finally…

  • ::BOOM::

    September 14, 2011

    Welcome to my newly designed little home. SQUEEEEEEEE!!!! Last night Dana from Designs by Dana (and soon The Vintage Pear) and I stayed up till unholy hours trying to make this look pretty. She did most of the work of course. And the making of the prettiness. Because she’s a genius and super talented.

  • Water for Life – Compassion’s Solution to Undrinkable Water

    September 8, 2011

    When I lived in India, I learned how incredibly precious water is. There was a time each day that the water would flow into the well outside of the home I stayed in. The family lived in a 2 story home with another family above, so the well was shared. The water only stayed for…

  • Memories Captured by Jen Swedhin Photography

    September 7, 2011

    A few months ago, I connected with someone I thought was a random friend of a friend on Facebook. Turns out her husband went to my high school and dated the same devil incarnate girl as my husband had. Small world. We found an instant friendship – Jen is incredibly witty, sarcastic in the best…

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