10 Things about Tiffanie from Pineapples & Pickles

I am so excited to have Tiffanie from Pineapples and Pickles joining in on my feature.
She is an great decorator, has a sweet little boy, Preston & very dedicated husband.
I am so glad that you are going to get the opportunity to meet her on my blog.
She truly is an amazing woman!
So I am pleased to introduce you to Tiffanie: 
Twitter: @p_and_p_preston

1. Favorite snack food:
Without a doubt, chips and salsa.
My boss even gave me chips and salsa for my birthday one year.
True story.

2. Favorite place you've ever visited:
Lake Como, Italy.

3. Favorite movie:
The Notebook, Sweet Home Alabama & Elf.

4. Favorite childhood memory:
Wanting to spend every waking moment with my grandmother.
My MawMaw made my world go round, you know,
and it didn't hurt that she brought me everything I wanted (spoiled, here).

5. Favorite candle scent:
Thymes Fraiser Fir. 
I use it all year round, but especially love it during the holidays.

6. Favorite way to travel:
High speed train (think European style).

7. Favorite Starbucks drink :
Currently I'm loving the Skinny Peppermint Mocha.

8. All time favorite meal:
Stone crab. 
(Please hint to the husband that he needs to take me to have some for our 5 year anniversary.)

9. If you could be on a reality show which one would you choose?:
Amazing Race. 
(Because I would love to travel the world.)

10. A fun fact about you:
I'm very particular about sheets. 
Yes, sheets!
I'm crazy, but I can't tell you how many sheet sets we've been through. 
They can't pill, they must be soft, and they must sleep cool.
I know it sounds easy, 
but they've been so difficult to find. 

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iPad cases for my best Christmas present

I was lucky enough to get an iPad for Christmas from my wonderful husband, 
my parents & mother-in-law {they all chipped in some money for it} 
and a smart cover but I really would love a case to put it in 
so that it is safe whenever I take it anywhere. 
So I've been searching Etsy like crazy for one and I've found some cute ones but none are exactly what I am looking for. 
I thought I'd share them though so if you happen to be looking also you might get some inspiration and find what you are looking for!

I am really love the colors & fun floral type print {it's just so fun}
I like the circle pattern on this one & the pockets but I'm looking for something in pink or purple really

Love, love, love the polka dot bow on the front of this one just too cute

The fact that this is a pair & there is a zipper pouch on the back of the iPad case to hold cords perfect

Gotta love a Gryffindor {they also have Slytherin} but I'm a lover of all things Gryffindor

I really like the color & ruffle on this one

The script print is totally fun & the fact that it's a horizontal case is very cool
I love this fabric, my camera strap is covered in it {so it's only natural to be attracted to it right?!}
Anything Gussy is fabulous {if only she had pink & polka dots it'd be perfection}

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Paper Mama Challenge - Feet

I am joining Paper Mama's challenge this week which is 'feet'. 
I love little baby feet and I am very excited to share these adorable little feet of my sons.


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7 Pretty Things

I am linking to Gussy today for her 7 Pretty Things Sunday.


1. I am totally in love with these movies & the relationship between Ron & Hermione.
The way he looks at her makes me swoon!!
2. I love this bathroom... the tub is amazing with the curtains around it how relaxing.
3. I love this maternity picture & I am wanting very badly wanting to be pregnant right now.
4. I am thinking of doing this to my hair once it's all grown out again. Loving it!
5. I am loving this whole outfit to me it just screams classic.
6. Someday I will be able to visit Paris but for now I must see it through pictures.
7. I am loving the long sweater with the hunter boots & gray sweater tights. Comfy at it's best!!

I am hoping you are all having a very relaxing & wonderful Sunday.
I'll be back later this week with a 20 month post.

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10 Things about Karly from Plums and Mustard

I am so excited to have Karly from Plums and Mustard joining in on my feature.
She is so cute & is married to her sweet husband.
I am so glad that you are going to get the opportunity to meet her on my blog.
She truly is an amazing woman!
So I am pleased to introduce you to Karly: 

Hey ya’ll. I’m excited to be answering some questions on Libby’s blog! Isn’t she so dang cute! :] I’m going to list a bunch of random facts about me, and then if you don’t think I’m too crazy, head on over to my blog and tell me some things about you!:] Here’s some of the questions I’m answering!

1. Favorite snack food: 
My favorite snack food…hmm. 
But there’s so many? 
Snacking is one of my favorite things to do! 
I love a good rits cracker and cheese, or a saltine with peanut butter! 
Yum Yum! 
I work at a preschool and we have these snacks a lot…
its because the kids like them..right. ;)

2. Favorite place you've ever visited: 
When I was a Freshman in high school, 
my parents surprised us with a cruise for Christmas! 
We went on a Disney cruise, we visited the Bahamas and that was pretty fun. 
But better than that, the next year, 
I went to visit my family in California and we ended up going to Tijuana. 
Talk about the most humbling experience! 
I wanted to give all those cute little kids each a quarter, 
but there was too many of them.

3. Favorite movie: 
This is so embarrassing, 
but when I get asked this question, 
my first thought is Titanic? Haha. 
I do love that movie. 
My new favorite is the proposal with Sandra Bullock. 

4. Favorite childhood memory: 
This one is a tough one. 
I have a lot of memories traveling to watch my brother play baseball. 
I love the game, and sitting in the hot summer with some sunflower seeds watching him play summer after summer was a great memory. 
I also thought 8 out of the 9 players on his team were total babes. Oh man.

5. Favorite candle scent:
and by candle, you mean SCENTSY! :] 
I love anything like warm sugar cookies, vanilla icing...
anything light like that.

6. Favorite way to travel: 
Depends on where I’m going.

7. Favorite Starbucks drink: 
I don’t drink coffee, but I do love a good crème’ frappicino. 
I love the pumpkin spice one right now. 
Most of the time I go for a double chocolate chip or vanilla bean. Yum.

8. All time favorite meal: 
All this food is making me hungry! 
I love café’ rio and anything Mexican! 
My total favorite and I probably could DIE for it. 
Maybe. Nah. But dang.

9. If you could be on a reality show which one would you choose?: 
Let me let you in on something, I don’t have cable. 
Nope. We have a flatscreen and a DVD playa, but don’t have any kind of cable. 
I don’t even know what reality shows are on anymore. 
Although I was at the gym last night and I was motivated to be on biggest loser. Hahaha. 
Seriously, those people are dedicated and awesome! 
Also, while I was there, I saw that fear factor is coming back! 
Its true. I NEED cable. …..ohhh wwaaaade.

10. A fun fact about you: 
I’m 20 years old and next week is my first wedding anniversary with my sweet sweet husband!

Come on by and visit, our blog is about my failures as a cook, the funny things my pre-schoolers say, my photography, our date nights and other random musings! Thanks Libby! :]

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Tuesday Links

1. It has been a long while since I blogged and I wrote on Wednesday, that I was going to blog this weekend and then the weekend flew by and I never got around to it. So I am using this time to say hi and tell you a few things that have been going on around here.

2. We took the binky away from Zane except for nap time and at night {of course}. It has helped a whole heck of a lot with him starting to babble a lot more! He still isn't really talking but he's now starting to mimic us a whole lot more... which is good because he is going to be 20 months old on Saturday and only really says momma & dadda. I really don't want him to have to start going to speech classes, which is what his doctor wants him to do soon if he doesn't start talking more ASAP!

3. James and I decided that it is time for another baby so we have started to try to have another one. We are very excited and hopeful that it will happen quickly so that we will have a 2012 baby. So pray for us to be blessed with another beautiful baby.

4. I am very excited that One Tree Hill is back on again but sad that it is in its last season. It's a great show and I have enjoyed watching them grow & change throughout the show.

5. We bought all the Harry Potter movies over Christmas break and watched them all twice and I decided to start reading the books because I loved the movies so much. I also have a little bit of a crush on Rupert Grint who plays Ron Weasley. He's just too cute.

6. We redid our den downstairs {it's connected to our living room with french doors that we never close} over Christmas and turned it into a playroom for Zane because our living room was becoming overwhelmed with toys and books and all things kid. So we decided we needed make some more room since we knew he'd be getting a ton more for Christmas. We sold our big desk and elliptical machine and went to Ikea and bought a new desk, 2 DVD wall shelves and a shelving system to hold Zane's toys. It opened up the room so much and has given him so much more room to play.

7. I am looking for a white with black polka dots dress and have been for a very long time and cannot find one anywhere! But here are a few that I kind of like but aren't exactly what I am looking for. You can see them here, here and here.

So basically that's what has been going on in my life and why I've been out of commission for so long. I hope you are all doing well. I know I have lost some of my followers over the last few days which makes me sad but I know it's because I haven't been posting at all. I have missed all of you and will be returning to my regularly scheduled program soon! :)

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10 Things about Casey from The Wiegand's

I am so excited to have Casey from The Wiegand's joining in on my feature.
She is such an inspiration, she has two adorable little kiddos, & is married to her husband.
I am so glad that you are going to get the opportunity to meet her on my blog.
She truly is an amazing woman!
So I am pleased to introduce you to Casey:

Twitter: @caseywiegand

1. Favorite snack food: 
chocolate morsels

2. Favorite place you've ever visited
Destin, Florida

3. Favorite movie: 
Calamity Jane

4. Favorite childhood memory: 
When I got my first dog, Maggie!

5. Favorite candle scent: 
Christmas smell

6. Favorite way to travel: 

7. Favorite Starbucks drink: 
mocha frap with whip cream!

8. All time favorite meal: 
chicken spaghetti and butter bread!

9. If you could be on a reality show which one would you choose?
American Idol

10. A fun fact about you: 
I make s'mores in the microwave


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Still here

I promise I am still here! Things have been very busy around here and I will be posting again soon and it will probably be about Christmas since I haven't done that yet. Ooops! But I will be posting this weekend hopefully aside from my weekly guest post. :) I hope everyone is having a wonderful week.

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10 Things about Melissa from My Soul is the Sky

I am so excited to have Melissa from My soul is the Sky joining in on my feature.
She is such a fashionista, is a pilot, & is married to her adorable husband.
I am so glad that you are going to get the opportunity to meet her on my blog.
She truly is an amazing woman!
So I am pleased to introduce you to Melissa: 

Twitter: @msncook 

1. Favorite snack food:
 caramel popcorn

2. Favorite place you've ever visited:
Lake Powell

3. Favorite movie:
 The Holiday

4. Favorite childhood memory:
 Living in Japan from 6-10 yrs old

5. Favorite candle scent:
 Winter from Bath & BodyWorks

6. Favorite way to travel: 
 By car

7. Favorite Starbucks drink:
Skinny Vanilla Latte

8. All time favorite meal:
 Burrito, enchilada style from El Matador

9. If you could be on a reality show which one would you choose?:
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills! 

10. A fun fact about you:
I lived in Japan for 6 years and never learned Japanese! :)

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2012 Goals


Well I don't do resolutions anymore because I never follow through with them!
So I'm going to call them goals for 2012.
This makes it sound much more doable to me and not like if I don't accomplish them I am failing.
I only have a few goals for 2012 
and they are pretty big ones so I'll just get right down to it 
and tell you what they are:

1. Spend more time with the Lord in one on one time doing devotionals.
2. Try go to church every Sunday, when James' schedule changes next month. 
3. Get pregnant and have a baby by the end of 2012!! 
4. Blog more and take more pictures of Zane to remember this fun age.
5. Turn 30 with a bang and enjoy every second of my Birthday this year. 

I told you they pretty big...
#3 is my favorite and if it happens will make me the happiest momma in the world!

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