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6 Back to School Goals (Just for Mom)

Did someone say "back to school"?! Yes, unfortunately (well, at least I feel that way), school is now back in session. Though it's still technically summer, summer as we know it, is over. Guys, you know how much I love summer. I took most of it off to spend time with my family and re-evaluate…

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Summer Fun Bash – Instagram Live Series

Summer is knocking at our door but it's already begun around here. Once the kids are out of school, that officially starts summer everywhere. I've been staying busy trying to keep the kids busy with activities. It takes resources to keep kids entertained - time, money, effort, etc. We definitely don't want them getting bored…

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Save Time and Energy with LG Appliances Twin Wash

Can I please keep it real about one household chore - laundry? I hate it! It piles up just as you feel like you're getting a handle on things. I've finally come to the realization that we will always have a lot of laundry.  I cannot change that. What I can alter is my methods…

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I Spy – No.1

I've been spying so many awesome recipes and home/craft projects all over the internet lately. I've been trying to "PIN" posts, save them to my Instagram collections, and leave comments when I have time. Today, I thought I'd share some of the things I've been finding with you. I'm not sure if this will be…

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A Look Back on 2017

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Well, I can't believe it's here but we are about to start a new year. 2017 was full of surprises - some good, some bad, but mostly a lot of unexpected stuff. You can plan all day long, but there will always be some unexpected things that will happen. Quickly, things started to take shape…

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Ginger & Bee + Giveaway

Ginger & Bee is a bathhouse boutique that specializes in handcrafted soap, bath, beauty products, and gifts. The company is owned by a mother/daughter duo and they are located in Houma, Louisiana. They have the most precious store in town! As a previous vintage rental stylist, I pay attention to all the details and notice when…

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5 Things That Are Always In My Purse

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Each week has it's fair share of tasks, projects, and a seemingly endless to-do list. Also, many days I have to leave the house multiple times to get things accomplished. Some days grocery shopping is on the to-do list and on other days getting the kids to the doctor is first on the list. There…

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The Only 3 Things Your Pet REALLY Needs

Since the young age of 6 weeks old, our Maltese, Kipsy Behr, has been a part of the Holliday family. I say "little" because he was so tiny when we brought him home. One time, he actually fell into his bowl of food. Ha! We always laugh when we think about that memory. He was…

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4 Ways to Feel Vibrant and Be Productive (What to do the night before)

A woman's work is never done. That quote could never be more accurate about my lifestyle. There isn't much downtime in my busy schedule. Most days consists of all the following activities for me - preparing school lunches, school drop-off and pickups, writing, staging and styling photoshoots, helping with homework in the evenings, and of…

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How To Make Kid-Friendly Slime

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Well my family is late to the slime train, but we finally did it. We made our own kid-friendly slime! I've been intimidated about the slime craze because I was nervous about the chemical exposure. I've become a serious label reader to learn more about what family is exposed to. Call me paranoid or whatever…

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About Me

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm a Louisiana native who loves to style food and drinks, take photographs of non-moving things, and I'm also a Houzz Writer. Family and life keep me busy but that's the way I like it.
I'm Crystal and I write.