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My mom fail of the week...

Posted by Courtney Frye on

It was a good idea in theory... I've been hesitant to send Davis to camps this summer because, #Covid, but since our travels are done for a few weeks, I enrolled him in his favorite sports camp this week for two reasons... 1) My boys needed some serious separation! We've all had way too much together time, and they needed a break from each other to remember that they actually, hopefully, love each other.  2) I thought that being down one kid at home would actually allow me to get more work done. And that's where I thought wrong... This whole camp...

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Are YOU an Earring Envelope Insider?!? If you're new around here, allow me to introduce you to my monthly subscription of statement earrings delivered right to your door! Subscribe today and get in on August's envelope that features not one, but TWO pairs of simple, everyday earrings. Keep one and gift the other or truly #treatyoself to this exclusive earring party! Tap the button below to subscribe! Subscribe Here

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Wheels up for the weekend...

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Happy Thursday, I think... Actual footage of me skipping town for the weekend with my best girl, Heather! Don't look but the wheels of her minivan may have left tire marks as we peeled out of town sans kids.  Heather's leading a small business retreat in Lake Lure and as her wing-woman, I cannot wait to connect with like-minded small business owners as we figure out how to rock the 4th quarter in retail during a global pandemic! {insert all the face palms!!!} Since taking The Painted Pearl full time this Spring, I've been fitting it in to the nooks and crannies of my day,...

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If these walls could talk...

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If these walls could talk... They'd most definitely tell you a different story than what you might think looking at these polished, professional photos. Of course I want to put my best foot, and face, forward when popping in to your inbox each week but in my effort to always keep it real, please know that I'm just your typical work-fromt-home Covid mom, running a business surrounded by single Cheerios that manage to creep into every corner of the house, stepping around matchbox cars and legos like the floor around them is lava and most days, I question if I remembered to...

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Survey Says: You're votes are in...

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Your votes are in... I'm currently writing to you from my dining room table/work space while our new roof is being installed overhead! {we had a leak + it was super old.} These are the types of home improvements that while necessary, aren't that glamorous. I'd much rather be sinking this small fortune into my new car fund or hard wood floors. But the roof won out!  Nellie girl is going nuts but don't worry, we have an escape plan to my friend Beverly's house if needed! And during the brief moments when the scraping and hammering stops, we're serenaded by their...

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