Coffee & Cozy . Giveaway

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Would I call myself a coffee addict? Perhaps. It is hard not to enjoy the deliciousness that a nice, caffeine-infused cup of coffee can provide. I also love checking out different coffee shops. The atmosphere. The people. The wonderful smell. The artwork. Ok. Maybe addict is a pretty fitting word…

You can understand my excitement, then, when I saw that a friend of mine from Ohio started crocheting Cozies. What is a Cozy? I’m glad you asked! Let me explain a little more.

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Kitchen Experiment . Juicing 101

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Yesterday was St. Patrick’s Day, and with all of the focus being on the color green, Jon and I decided that we needed to join the festivities by making something green ourselves! That is why, after a couple weeks of anticipation (and an awesome deal on a juicer from great friends of ours), Jon and I have finally juiced for the first time!

Disclaimer: Let me be the first to say that this is in no way a recipe post. It is, though, what I would call a “kitchen experiment.” 

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Change

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Change (verb): to make the form, nature, content, future course, etc., of (something) different from what it is or from what it would be if left alone.

I must be honest. I am usually not a fan of change. It’s easy to get set in a routine or a way of doing something and get comfortable. It’s hard to break the cycle and set the course of life in a different direction. Change is sometimes painful. It’s sometimes uncomfortable and it’s sometimes against what you’ve always thought or known. But there are so many times in life where change is needed. There are so many things we would miss out on if we were not willing to change. Change can be necessary. Change can be good.

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Mustache Glasses . Etching Tutorial

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Am I the only one who is currently addicted to all things mustaches? I have to admit, even though they are a little corny, I am absolutely loving that mustaches have become super trendy. Basically, I think they’re fan-stach-tic (ok…that may be a bit overboard). I have loved all of the mustache glasses, coffee mugs, and the like that I have been seeing on etsy and pinterest. The problem is, they are super over-priced for something I know that I can make at home. I have never etched glass before but knew that it was a possibility and would just take a little learning. So, I have studied up and tried etching for  the first time to bring you an awesome tutorial and to tell you that you can do it too! I mustache you a question…how awesome is that?

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If the Shoe Fits

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I will admit it – I absolutely love shoes. And even more than that is my love for buying shoes:  finding a good deal, using a coupon, and slipping my feet into a size 7 1/2 pair of shoes that I definitely cannot live without. But this past week I almost stopped myself from buying an adorable pair of moccasins that I fell head over heels (no pun intended) for. You see…there was a big a problem…something about them that I didn’t really want to face…

Let me explain.

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Amanda Wycoff . Mary Kay . Giveaway

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When I started blogging more on the website, my vision was to write posts that were not only personal to me, but that would also be beneficial to my readers. One of the things I hoped to do was showcase local businesses that I love, and today I bring you the very first post that does just this—showcases a business that I absolutely cannot live without. And what’s even more exciting is the giveaway that is at the end of this post! YES! Make sure to read past the pictures to find out how to enter!

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