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Adios to April : Our Highs & Lows From Last Month

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We’ve closed the books on April 2018 and while the month went by in the blink of an eye, it also seemed to drag on f-o-r-e-v-e-r! Anyone else feel that way? Regardless, I wanted to pay tribute to the highs and lows of this past month before Marching right on into May! Read on, my friends!   HIGH :: We kicked off our April campaign of donating 30% of all sales towards the domestic adoption fundraising of our friends, Meredith & Bobby Vick! You guys blew my socks off!!! I had a goal in mind of what I was hopeful...

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Spring Staples: From My Wardrobe To Yours

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  During the great Closet Purge of April, I paired down my wardrobe quite a bit. And by quite a bit, I mean three giant lawn-sized trash bags full of clothes, shoes, pajamas, intimates, scarves, leggings, dresses and the like.  When I walk into my closet now, I'm less overwhelmed by the excess. It was time to say farewell to the stuff I never wore or would "maybe one day fit back in." Gone. Adios! It's outta here. The goal here is not to fill my closet with more stuff but rather make do with fewer choices and invest in...

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My Quest for Simplified Living

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Shauna Niequist says it perfectly in her book Present Over Perfect when she compares the swirling mess around us to that of the dust swirling around Pig-Pen from Charlie Brown. And most days, I feel like I'm living in a big, huge pig pen.   Yes, part of it is just this season of life - two working parents of 6 yr. old & 2 yr. old boys with week night commitments out the wazoo. But let's be honest here. Some people are born with that cleaning gene and you know who you are! You always have a cloth in...

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Shop for a Cause this April!

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Adoption is not an inexpensive endeavor, as you can imagine. So in their quest to raise funds to make their long time dream of becoming a family a reality, I'm thrilled to partner with the Vicks in their fundraising efforts for the month of April! I hope you'll join me in supporting Meredith & Bobby by Shopping for a Cause this April! Click the Read More below to learn how you can help!

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Getting To Know: The Woman Behind The Business

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Let's get personal! Ok, not that kind of personal but seriously let's take a minute to get to know one another. They do this thing called "Friday Introductions" over on Instagram but why limit it to just those followers? So, in an effort to get to know each other a bit better, here are some fun facts about little ole me - the woman behind The Painted Pearl! And I hope in the comments below you'll leave a little nugget of truth about yourself so I can learn more about you!  The fast facts: I'm a thirty-something mom to two...

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