Back to School?

Hello everyone!  I hope you had a wonderful week and are ready for the weekend.  Does anyone have plans?

But is anyone starting to get ready for school?  No…well maybe I can help you!

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Who doesn’t like shopping at Target?  Does anyone have those times where you walk in for one thing and leave without that item?  No…that’s only me…drat.

Either way Target is here to help with your school supply needs!  If you order from Target’s website and order $50 worth of school supplies, you will get $5 off if you pick in store pick up!  That way you don’t have to spend hours walking around the store and can stay in your pajamas while getting your school supplies.  If you want to take advantage of this deal, click on the picture below.

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Now, how about clothes?  Sometimes kids grow more than you expected over the summer.  Well, Target can still help you!  If you spend $25 on kids clothing, you will receive a $5 Target gift card.  But, if you spend $40 on kids clothing, you will get a $10 Target gift card!  Kids shoes are also BOGO 50% off!  Take advantage of these deals by clicking on the pictures below.

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And finally, after shopping for your kids, you always need to shop for yourself!  All of the women’s Mossimo Supply Co. clothing is BOGO 50% off!  So buy for your kids, then buy for yourself!  Take advantage of this deal by clicking on the picture below.

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So I hope that this helps.  Not only do you get to buy everything for your kids, but you can get some things for yourself as well.  And now you know where the better deals are!  Thanks for stopping by!

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Decorating with the Pantone Color of the Year: GREEN!

Hello everyone!  I am extremely sorry for not posting last week.  I am so forgetful in my old age.

I’m only 22, but sometimes I feel like I’m 50 with how often I forget stuff.

Did you know that Pantone has a color of the year?  Yeah, it’s a real thing!  And this year’s color is representative of rebirth and new life.  It also represent vitality, which is perfect in the upcoming spring season.

So, the Pantone color of 2017 is Greenery!  Which, is not a top color for me, but mom decorates with it all the time.  So, I am going to show you how to add more green to her formal living room.  If you don’t remember what it looks like, click on the picture below to check it out.

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First of all, look at these awesome chairs! They are modern and chic, and I’m pretty sure they would look great in any room.  I love the modern look and they would look great with a dark wooden table.

But you know what these chairs would look great under???  How about some green lampshades!  Why not change out the blue printed lantern shades with these awesome green ones!

Now what about on the table?  How can we make these beautiful lanterns look even better and more GREEN???

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How about adding green fairy lights???  They add mystical lighting to any room.  Or, it makes it more festive for St. Patrick’s Day!

Did you know that small changes can give a room new life?  You could keep all of you white modern dishes and add something cute like this green chevron tablecloth to turn a room from ultra modern to fun and funky!

You can also change up some of the pieces that you hang on the wall to change the style of the room.  One of the things you can use to cover more space is hang a tapestry.  Here is a beautiful mandala tapestry that covers a lot of wall space.

Or you can hang a new funky wreath on your wall!  Did you know wreaths aren’t only meant for doors? You can also cut branches from your trees or bring plants in to not only bring in green, but add some other color!

Now what about the day bed that all the animals love to sleep on?

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How about some green pillows?  Did you know that switching out your pillows can change up the feeling in the room?  Just changing your pillows can change the entire look of the room!



Or maybe a green quilt?

OR MAYBE you put another throw blanket to put on top of the quilt.  Did you know that adding multiple blankets makes the space look cozier and comfier?

And, how about instead of the dog sleeping on the bed, they get their own green bed???

There are so many possibilities with the color green!  I hope that this has given you lots of new ideas for how to decorate with the color green!

Do you want to still be inspired?  Check out these tropical inspired houses at https://www.elliman.com/florida .  Hope you feel more tropical!

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Holiday Gift Guide for Kids and Teens

I’m back today with a gift guide for kids and  teens. The teens are probably one of the hardest to buy for! I always make sure I get a list from these picky people! But I thought I would share a few ideas just in case you don’t get a list and are truly stuck on what to buy.

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Here are some cute prints for kids t-shirts or sweatshirts. I know the boys in my class love the ninja craze and sharks and I am always surprised at how many still know Scooby Doo! All these t-shirt designs are from Redbubble.


Future Ninja Warrior Kids Tee     Sharks Kids Tee     scooby doo Kids Tee

The girls tend to like the cutesy stuff like these Narwhals. Unicorns are always in style, and these giraffes are just adorable!

Narwhal Pattern Kids Tee  Unicorns Are Cool Pattern - Blue Kids Tee   Giraffe family Kids Tee

Maybe the one you’re buying for is a little older, like preteen. Here are some ideas for them. My daughter has a coaster of Harry Otter she still uses!

Harry Otter Kids Tee  Dark side lego Kids Tee   Triceratops Tricerabottom Kids Tee

How about some items for the kids’ room?  Wayfair has some cute stuff!

HomePop Kids Club Chair           Pirate Hide-Away Play Tent       Customer Image Zoomed

   Theater Sacks Bean Bag Sofa      Solar 20-Light 5.5 ft. Globe String Lights          

Phone cases anyone? My girls are always wanting new cases, especially blingy ones! These are from Redbubble too.

Ethnic Highly Detailed Panda iPhone Case/Skin  Ride iPhone Case/Skin   Whole Lotta Dog (Natural version) iPhone Case/Skin

Doctor Who Tardis Phone Case iPhone Case/Skin   Cubs 2016 World Series Champions iPhone Case/Skin  Marble iPhone Case/Skin

Redbubble also carries removable stickers,posters, mugs, calendars, tote bags and so many other things. Lots to choose from for that child, pre-teen, teenager or young adult.

Peacock Sticker   Frenchie Bulldog Mandala Poster  New york, NYC city ! Tote Bag

With all these choices, I’m sure you will be able to find something!!

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Holiday Gift Guide For Personalized Gifts

Did you all survive Black Friday? Did you go out and fight the crowds for all the deals? I did not. I just stayed in my comfy house and worked on blog stuff and getting ready for moving. I promise the move will happen soon! Next up is Cyber Monday! I can handle that much better. How about ordering Christmas cards? I have to get going on that one.

Today I rounded up some great personalized gifts! I’m always looking for something special for grandparents or just an extra-special gift.

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I started off with Christmas cards, just in case you haven’t ordered yet, like me. There are so many great designs! I love the ones with the gold foil! Just click on the link to go see all the great cards they have.

 Celebrate the holidays with customized Christmas cards from Tiny Prints!

 

How about some gifts for dad or grandpa or any other special guy! A personalized notebook, a cool marble iphone case or an acrylic frame to put on their desk or nightstand would make a great gift!

For the ladies- I love this floral notebook! So pretty! There are lots of different frames, but this one with the easel back is very nice. I love having pictures on my phone case. It makes it easy to take it out and show off all you loved ones.

 

Maybe an ornament? This is a great way to remember something special that happened this past year. A new baby, wedding, new pet? What a great addition to the tree!

I found these few extra things for around the house. I love the colors of this stocking, but they do have more traditional ones to. There are personalized pillows to add to your decor and some magnets for your fridge. The magnets would make a great little gift to tie to the top of a package!

Celebrate the holidays with customized Christmas cards from Tiny Prints!

*This is a sponsored post. If you click on the link to place an order, I get a little bit back to help support the blog. There is no extra expense for you! Thanks for your support!*

I hope this gave you some ideas! We have a few weeks left to shop! Have fun!

I will be back tomorrow with some more great ideas!

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Here are some other posts you might want to look at!

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Gold, White and Fall Leaves Tablescape

 

Good morning everyone! Is your weather cool now or maybe cold? Brrr! We have had some beautiful days and even some much needed rain! It’s been so nice. One of the downfalls in our area, is that we don’t really have a very long fall. Our trees are just starting to change color now and then suddenly it will be cold. That’s it…all done. I just try to enjoy these days while they are here.

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Even though the outside trees aren’t in full color yet, I can bring some of it inside to enjoy. I decided to put a tablescape together for a soup party since the weather has been cooler. My only issue was that many of my dishes were already packed away for the move. So here I was, digging through boxes I just had packed looking for various pieces! Thankfully, I had labeled the boxes fairly well and was able to find things without to much digging.

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I love the Autumn Leaves String Light! This is perfect for transitioning into Christmas lights. It looks so pretty along the center of the table. I used another one along the back of the buffet too.

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I used lots of gold and white and then added in several natural elements, such as the leaves, Burlap Mini Drawstring Bags and burlap ribbon and a Pinecone Votive holder.

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I love these Gold Birch Napkins! They are nice and thick, but soft too, so they aren’t rough on your fingers.

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I used Premium White Dessert Plates with Gold Edging and Premium Gold Trim White Bowls to serve Taco Soup and chips. Delicious on a cool night!

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I love these Burlap Mini Drawstring Bags! I added a few caramels inside for sweet treat dessert.

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I think this Pinecone Votive Holder adds just the right touch to a fall table. Actually, it could be used at Christmas time too, along with the gold and white theme. Perfect transition!

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If you would like to order your own Thanksgiving items, here is the link to take you directly there : http://www.orientaltrading.com/holidays/thanksgiving-a1-550877.fltr.

Well, I have to pack everything up now :(. I won’t be posting much for Christmas Decorating either, which is very sad for me. I will see how it goes at the new house and give you a few sneak peaks when I can!  Thanks for visiting today and have a great week!

“The contents of this blog are sponsored by Oriental Trading.”

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p.s. You can click on any of the links above if you would like to purchase any of the items from Oriental Trading.

Here are a few other posts you might enjoy!

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