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Stitch Fix. Maggie & Rachel review their boxes!

Posted by on Aug 20, 2014 in Be Inspired, Featured Posts, Things We Love | 0 comments

Have you heard of Stitch Fix?  Have you tried it?  The idea of a box of clothing surprises showing up on my door step was something I couldn’t pass up.  I received my first fix back in June and was not that excited about my pieces.  However, I’ve read enough reviews from other shoppers to know that a bad first box is not that...

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Lust/Must {Back to School Version}

Posted by on Jul 31, 2014 in Be Inspired, Featured Posts, Things We Love | 0 comments

Back to school shopping is about to hit a fever pitch.  It’s honestly one of my favorite times of the year.  Fresh starts, clean slates, new trends, and all that good stuff.  I’ll be bringing you some Lust/Musts for kids back to school shopping during the next month.  I went with some basics for today; things that could be mixed and...

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Instagram. {Eight Great Printing Ideas}

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Be Inspired, Featured Posts, Things We Love | 0 comments

There are so many options in regards to printing Instagram pictures–and let’s be honest–most of us have hundreds that we’d like to print…because they’re just so fun….but where to start?  It can be overwhelming, and trial and error is never cheap.  Today, I have eight recommendations for you; I’ve tried all...

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THE MIX. {A delicious summer treat}

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 in Be Inspired, Featured Posts, In The Kitchen, Make It | 0 comments

My friend Tami dubbed this “The Mix,” a few years ago.  It didn’t need a cute name like Puppy Chow or Nuts & Bolts to attract people to it….just calling it what it was…..The Mix…..was good enough.  Kind of like Madonna, Prince, or Cher.  Your kids will love this one and it’s something they can...

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Tree Trunk Tray DIY

Posted by on Jul 8, 2014 in Be Inspired, Featured Posts, Make It | 0 comments

This DIY was inspired by a key-chain I saw online a few months ago.  I’m pretty happy with how it turned it, how simple it was, and how versatile it is all over my house. I purchased a tree-trunk slice from my grocery store! for about $14.  It’s pretty wide (about 10-12” across) and pretty...

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Back in a Bit.

Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 in Be Informed, Be Inspired, Be Whole, Featured Posts | 0 comments

Ah, life.  It gets a little crazy….with new jobs, and Ph.D programs, and crazy jobs, and kids, and school wrapping up, and…..you know the drill. We love Mom Colored Glasses….this great little space we’ve fostered here and the people we connect with every day because of it…..but we also love a little down time, clean laundry,...

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Essential Oils 101

Posted by on Mar 31, 2014 in Be Informed, Be Whole, Featured Posts, Green Living, Healthy Moms, Looking Home, Savvy Advice | 0 comments

About a month ago I walked into my friend Karen’s house and exclaimed, “What’s that AMAZING smell?  Am I going to get a massage?”  It was her essential oil diffuser spreading a whole lot of incredible lavender and peace and calming love into the room…..and I couldn’t get enough.  Later that weekend we rubbed a...

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The Look for Less {Kids Clothes}

Posted by on Mar 28, 2014 in Be Inspired, Featured Posts, Things We Love | 0 comments

It’s nice to pick up some fresh clothing pieces for the kids as seasons change but sometimes it’s hard to know if you’re getting the best deal.  I’ve rounded up some cute finds on line for both boys and girls–the expensive version and the reasonable version.  Happy spring shopping! 1.  J. Crew Crew Cuts $142.50 vs....

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Muku Shuttr Remote For Your Phone!

Posted by on Mar 26, 2014 in Be Inspired, Featured Posts, Things We Love | 0 comments

Selfies are great and there’s something about the angle of them that most of us love–they aren’t going away anytime soon.  However, sometimes you want to get everyone in the picture and a selfie just won’t do it.  Enter  the Muku Shuttr Remote for your phone camera. My family was in town last weekend...

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Habitat Boxes DIY

Posted by on Mar 24, 2014 in Be Inspired, Featured Posts, Make It | 0 comments

Habitat Boxes DIY

This little DIY would be good for a school lesson on habitats, a birthday party craft, a rainy day activity, or something fun to do on a vacation to learn about the local wildlife.  It’s great for boys and girls and their level of involvement is perfect for a kid-friendly DIY. You’ll need...

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