Pretty in Pink

I am not a “pink” girl — you know the type where everything has to be pink (including the furry steering wheel cover and bedazzled”princess” key chain).  But I am really in to the color pink lately.   Maybe it is because I have two little girls, or maybe it is because it is February.  Regardless, I am embracing the color and excited to add a few pink pieces to my wardrobe.

I am a firm believer that everyone has at least one shade of pink (from the palest of pink to the deepest of magenta) that flatters their complexion.  Read on for some fun pink options to help you transition from Winter in to Spring.

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Whole Chicken in the Slow Cooker

I’ve always thought of slow cooker meals as being unhealthy.  It didn’t help that the only slow cooker cookbook I had seemed to think that nothing can come out of the contraption without first being slathered in cream of chicken or cream of mushroom soup.  You’d seriously think Campbell’s was a secret sponsor of all slow cookers.  Moreover, the first recipes that come up on Pinterest when you type in slow cooker or crock pot are of the cream-of-whatever-variety.   So you can imagine my surprise when my 100 Days of Real Food: Fast and Fabulous cookbook had quite a few slow cooker recipes.

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Baby Gear Guide for the First Six Months

Hooray!  I’ve officially made it through the first six months of being a mother of two.  I do not consider myself an expert on this topic by any means, but I wanted to share the items that got me through those deliciously adorable but sometimes impossibly challenging months. Continue reading “Baby Gear Guide for the First Six Months”

My Latest Artist Crushes

I love the transformative power of art.  It is amazing how bringing one piece (even if it is as small as 9″ x 12″) in to a given room can dramatically change the vibe.

I like to think that I appreciate all styles and mediums of art.  Lately, I’ve been crushing pretty hard on these four Southern artists.

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Otomi Obsession

I’ve always loved Otomi — and not just because it immediately conjures up visions on the salty margaritas and warm weather we enjoyed on our honeymoon at the gorgeous One & Only Palmilla in Cabo (the source of the beautiful headboard pictured above).  Otomi is such a festive print that is just as at home in the most formal of living rooms as it is in the most disastrous of playrooms — which is why I believe it has a place in every casa.

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