Sunday, July 21, 2013

Sand Tropez, here I come!

It's finally vacation time, and this girl is REALLY ready for a little getaway.  My family and I are off this week for a trip down south- pools, sun, shopping and fruity drinks.  Finally!

So, in preparation for my jaunt, I decided I needed a good neutral nail color to get me through the week without obvious chips (and I wasn't up for the shellac manicure this time around).  So, in my weekly Target run, all Essie nail color was on sale this week (score!).  Lo and behold, the perfect summer vacation color: Sand Tropez (I do love their play on words)

Here's to a great week of fun in the sun!

Monday, July 8, 2013

It's a Neat Wave!

I admit I stole this line from a recent Pier One Imports email, but it got me thinking of a great blog post.  Now that I am enjoying the freedom of summer and no work (well, limited work), it's been the PERFECT time to get my life in order.  LOTS of cleaning, sorting, filing, etc.  You get the idea.

So here's some of my favorite organizational products that have helped me along the way.

Shred those documents, people.  And CROSS shred for security. $29.88
Store out of season clothes in these handy clear bins.
I also love their boot box.
Jumbo Box, Container Store $13.99
Collect all those clipped recipes in your own 3 ring binder-
the sheet protector is clutch.
(I give full credit to my friend, S, who started this trend.)
Office Depot $15.79 for a box of 100
and lastly, I grew tired of using a paper envelope
to keep my coupons with me when shopping. 

So, I finally invested in a vinyl coupon holder.
Target $4.50
  I think I garner far too much pleasure from organizing! ;)

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Happiness

Our nation is about to celebrate its 237th birthday (and I love birthdays!).  I don't think there's a standard gift for 237 years, so instead, how about a few gifts that celebrate our freedoms!

Life (is good). 
What's not to adore about a standard tote bag with nautical inspiration?
Star Latitude Tote $40.00
Liberty, sweet Liberty.
These shorts are feminine and sweet!
(Pardon the use of a UK product!)
Liberty board shorts in Phoebe Floral $69.99

Pursuit of Happiness
I loved this book- restored my sense of joy in the everyday! $11.96
So happy birthday, America...You are aging beautifully!