Save Money at Target with In-Store Pickup


You guys remember when I told you how to save money at Target like a boss with their cartwheel app? Well I’m here to tell you about another life-changing Target tool that we can use to save money, time and most importantly – make life easier. Hello, Target Store Pickup.

I tried store pickup for the first time today and I am hooked. Let’s just say, hypothetically, that this prego went to Target four times last week and spent more money than she was planning on because the clearances were just so full of good things. Okay, it really happened. All of the times I went for just one item, and walked out with a lot more than that. I didn’t spend that much money because like I said, it was all clearance and it was all really stuff we needed. (NESTING.) But, nonetheless, I needed to be grounded from going there this week because my nesting budget for this pay period had now been spent. Today I needed something though, so I went online to see if my store had it, bought it online and used the store pickup option. Then I walked into the store, went straight to customer service without passing go, collecting $200 or stopping at the one spot, and walked out with my purchase with nary an impulse buy to speak of. It was so easy. [Read more...]

What Can’t a BAND-AID® Brand Bandage Fix?

This post brought to you by BAND-AID® Brand. All opinions are 100% mine.

luke-loves-band-aids-shopSo, we typically don’t do review type of posts on the blog, but I recieved a package of the new Isaac Mizrahi BAND-AID® Brand bandages, and they’ve been SUCH a hit with my kids, I can’t help posting about them.

Anytime we get a package in the mail Luke and Nora get super jazzed up, and then it’s usually nothing too exciting, haha. So this time they were all geared up to help me open it and as soon as they can see the box Luke says “Mom! Sticker BAND-AID®’s!” and proceeded to beg for one. Kids man, I have no idea why I buy toys at all? Oh, and I’m crediting the sticker reference to the pretty designs. [Read more...]

The Four Most Common Interior Design Faux Pas… and How to Fix Them!

We are so, so excited to introduce y’all to our newest contributor, and first ever interior design contributor, Kelsey  Wells of The Wells Collection. Kelsey studied interior design at Brigham Young University, then got a job as a designer at Ethan Allen, and recently left to start her own design business. She is a wealth of design knowledge and DIY projects and we cannot wait for you to “meet” her! Her blog is brand, brand new, so be sure to give her some love! Oh, she is also Jess’s sister!The four biggest interior design faux pas!  Okay, EVERYONE needs to read this post! I have never had anyone be able to explain this stuff to me as clearly and visually as she does.. pinning to remember!Rules are meant to be broken, right?

Don’t wear white after labor day.. no candybars for breakfast.. shower daily (girl, please).. don’t wear black with blue.. no jumping on the bed.. I call BS. On the other hand, however, socks should NEVER be worn with sandals. And leggings really should never be worn as pants. Really.

While there are plenty of rules in interior design I feel I had to learn just so I can break them, today’s post is about the ones that are in the “no socks with sandals” camp. Because although ignorance can be bliss, when I come home and realize I have been walking around with my baby’s poop all over my blouse (that smell WAS me), ignorance is not bliss. Ignorance is embarrassment, and why couldn’t someone just tell me?!

Well, this is me telling you. Today I am your interior-design sister or BFF, and I’ve got your back. PLEASE know my intentions for this post are certainly not to offend anyone, I simply feel these things are too easy to fix not to be shared. SO, without further ad0 I give you…


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Five Favorite Fall Things (Under $5) – VLOG!

You guys! It’s my first VLOG! Exciting, right? I’m so dorktastic and since this was my first time making a video it was quite the adventure getting it all put together. I had so much fun doing it though and Jessica and I plan to keep bringing y’all fun videos through our YouTube channel, so make sure you subscribe so you don’t miss any!

So to introduce today’s particular vlog — some of my friends and I decided to all share our five favorite fall things, but put our own spin on them because we all have different blog niches. Naturally, all of my things are under $5 – it’s fall things for cheapskates! Haha. Seriously though, you don’t need to spend an arm and a leg to bring a little festivity into your life so that’s what I kept in mind when I was choosing which things to share today. If you like the video I’d love it if you gave it a thumbs up, a comment and/or subscribed to the channel! Also, don’t forget to check out all the other ladies I’ve collaborated with to see what their five faves are. I’ve posted their links just below.

I need you guys to know that I just watched them all and I kept laughing out loud just sitting here by myself. Also, have pity on us Houston girls because the climate here doesn’t allow us to experience fall so we have to get creative. There are so many fun “fave things” in these videos though, and lots that I never would have thought of! So anyway, check ‘em out.

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