Author Archives: jill

Great movie…even better book!

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I loved this movie. I laughed so hard. He got what he deserved!

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Another “little thing” in life that makes me happy

Love looking at the finches from the window by my kitchen sink (I spend a lot of time standing there doing dishes!)  The little finches love hanging on this sock/net.  It is so easy to attract finches and they make … Continue reading

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Love this saying…

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finally found the right color: OPI Bubble Bath

I’ve been looking for a good neutral nail color, something like a french manicure look, only without the tips.  Just something easy that is not super obvious when it chips or wears off.  OPI Bubble Bath matches my skin tone … Continue reading

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This soap smells fantastic!

I bought this soap in Vegas in a store called Basin White.  I had never been there before.  I got a few of these soaps for gifts.  I love the vegetable glycerine bars of soap.  They look and smell so … Continue reading

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love this top, with a skirt or jeans

from Anthropologie…also comes in black

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Great movie to watch when you are sick in bed with time to kill

…it’s a long one but it is sensational!  And it just so happens to be on Netflix now :)

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some of my favorite gifts

  I’m always trying to think of good gifts to give…something that people actually use! And I really like consumable gifts because none of us need more STUFF! This dark chocolate espresso is fabulous. Such a treat.  You can get … Continue reading

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favorite lip colors: one cheap, one splurge

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cute swimsuit

I think this swimsuit is so cute.

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basic black tank and a statement necklace

So cute…and such an easy look!  Saw this on an email from FABLETICS.  They sell workout clothes designed by Kate Hudson.

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one of my favorite sayings

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another cute top from Nordies

another cute top from Nordstrom.  I have time on my hands, can you tell? My kids are out of town!  This top is more of an army green in person.  It’s cute with capri jeans.  Here is the link

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maxi dress

My latest purchase…I got it in black and this pretty royal blue.  It is very flattering, and the price was right.    My 15 year old daughter wears it, too–and looks much better than me, but honestly a 40 something … Continue reading

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I love the Invisibelt, especially if you are wearing a long top and you don’t want to see the outline of a bulky belt buckle.

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HAMMIE SAMMIES: kids and adults love these.  Great crowd-pleaser that you can make the night before and heat up before you serve them.  You can easily double this recipe. 2 package Hawaiian Bread Rolls (2 dozen) 48 thin slices of … Continue reading

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Cute top that I wear all the time

I bought this top in blue and white.  It comes in a ton of colors and is very flattering.  It’s long enough to wear with skinny jeans.  It’s called the Stem High/Low Knit Tunic Top from Nordstrom.  I wear it with … Continue reading

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bought some Collagen at Costco tonight…

I bought this collagen at Costco tonight without really knowing anything about it other than what I read on the package.  I was intending to buy Biotin because I feel like my hair is thinning, my skin is drying up … Continue reading

Posted in Skin |

Forever Friends Ring

Love, love, love our forever friends rings from James Avery Jewelry. I think of you guys every day and quite often I laugh out loud about our girls trips!  Kin, have your gotten yours yet?

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the best tinted sunscreen

my new favorite sunscreen.  Actually, it’s not new, I’ve been using it for a few years.  But the dermatologist says to use a “physical broad-spectrum” sunscreen. This one is tinted so it doesn’t go on bright white.  I’m trying to … Continue reading

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A book that Meggan recommended…this could be us!

This is one of my favorite books (recommended by Meggan who always has good recommendations on EVERYTHING!).  It reminds me of our story.  There is something about those friends you have known since childhood…  xoxoxo    

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my new succulent arrangement

I went to the nursery intending on buying several succulents and creating my own original arrangement, but thee individual succulents were $5 each and this beautiful arrangement with 7 succulents was only $30.  So I saved time and money.  I … Continue reading

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