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Wedding Invitations

Lately the creative space of my brain has been filled with wedding program assembly, inexpensive decor, cake flavors, after-wedding brunch options, and many, many (way too many) other mundane details of planning a wedding that will occur in just over a month (holy s**t). I didn’t want to morph this blog into a 24/7 wedding blab-fest, which is part of the reason I’ve been a little quiet over here lately. However, I did want to share a little bit about my wedding, the invitations. Continue reading


Can I tell you about something that happened to me last night?  I was meeting up with some of my girl friends after work to use up a Groupon to a really nice nail salon that happened to be BYOB. So I stopped into CVS to grab a 6 pack of 312 and saw a magical site at the checkout…DCT!


You see, I have been using DCT since HS (and went it was fondly nicknamed the “Drum Corps Treatment” since it would be blasphemy to use the dreaded Carmex which supposedly ruined your lips for marching band) and I have not been able to find it ANYWHERE for many months. I had broken down and purchased another Blistex product but it just wasn’t the same. DCT: smooth on the lips, mild flavor, SPF 20. I bought 2 and was tempted to clean out the display at the cash register.

What everyday product can you not live without?

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egg press planner

Even though I have an iPhone with a couple of perfectly functional calendar or teuxdeux apps, there is something wonderful about a well-designed weekly planner.  After spending some time searching Etsy and a few other usual suspects, I finally found this perfect little calendar from Egg Press.