Monthly Archive: September, 2013

Upscale Children’s Clothing: Why It’s Worth It

I love Joyfolie, Persnickety, Foxpaws, and all of the boutiques that carry them. All of these companies focus on producing high quality products, place huge emphasis on feminine details, and are made to… Continue reading

Etsy Treasures

Prices on name brand headbands are getting steep. $50.00 for a headband? I have been looking through Etsy to find less expensive, but still very cute headbands. Right now everyone with a glue… Continue reading

Yummiest Ever Pumpkin Muffins

  Snow has landed in Utah. Fall is finally here and now I’m worried we are going to miss it and move right into winter. Oh well, I guess I better enjoy it… Continue reading

5 Reasons to Love Joyfolie

5. I adore Joyfolie! I I love that it is a company started by a mom who was trying to help her family save a little extra money by making shoes for her daughters.… Continue reading

My Readers

I am writing to women who love beautiful details. Most people don’t care or notice an extra layer in a skirt, a box pleat, or the difference a button can make. Most people… Continue reading

Top 10 Children’s Books

I love teaching kids to read! When I was little math mystified me; it was a huge embarrassment for me. But in reading group I was put in with kids two or three… Continue reading

Baby Footies– Nailed It!

I went to my darling friend Sydney’s baby shower last weekend, and by far the best gift she was given were handmade baby shoes. Her sister-in-law, who is clearly craftier than I, gave… Continue reading

Gourmet Red Velvet Cupcakes

Have you ever watched Cupcake Wars? I find it fascinating. For anyone who hasn’t watched it bakers from all across the country come in and are challenged to bake with ingredients like: squid… Continue reading

Working on my Mom Resume

I have nannied two families, a total of nine kids and I loved everything about it. I love to practice ‘mom’ skills. I love to bake decadent deserts. I love to sew over-the-top… Continue reading

Top 5 Persnickety Fall Outfits

I love fall. I love driving through the canyon and looking at the vibrant orange leaves. I love baking with pumpkin, as a side note I once had a pumpkin month marathon wherein… Continue reading