Why I’m hooked on activity tracking

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I’ve never been much for fitness gadgets. I had a pedometer once when I worked for an insurance company. I always forgot to wear it though and it seemed wildly inaccurate so it didn’t take long for me to ditch it. These days however, activity trackers seem much more sophisticated. I love mapping and timing… [read more]

Someone is talking to me…I must look pretty today.


I spent the past weekend in Atlanta for the Mom 2.0 conference. Though it was not my first blogging conference, it was the first time I attended this particular event. I have tried to make it work in past years, but due to timing or location it just never came together. This year, I bought… [read more]

Cool Character Shoes by Etnies: Monsters University!


If you are looking for some great quality and seriously stylin character shoes for your child or toddler, look no further than Etnies! My boys are constantly growing and it’s hard for me to keep them in shoes that fit well. And while I am willing to indulge the fun of character clothing, even I… [read more]

Disney Style: Social Media Moms edition!

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I had a lot of fun pulling outfits together for this year’s Disney Social Media Moms celebration. For one thing, it’s sundress season! I am a total sucker for a cute sundress so I had no problem scooping up some favorites. But I also wanted to make sure I could move around comfortably and enjoy… [read more]

Ready for some Disney sunshine! {style this}


I literally squealed with delight when the invitation for this year’s Disney Social Media Moms Celebration appeared in my inbox. It’s an honor to be invited and while I hoped to go again this year, I also knew that last year’s experience could have been a once in a lifetime trip. And I would have… [read more]

Spring is here! {style this}

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Y’all don’t even KNOW how excited I am to see this warm weather roll in. It’s going to be in the high 70s all week and I couldn’t be happier! I realized that I haven’t posted any style posts in a white and the truth is I just haven’t been all that inspired. I needed… [read more]