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Archives for 2014

Crock Pot Kielbasa, Sauerkraut & Cabbage {Recipe}

This recipe was fast, easy and yet oh so delicious! Substitute green cabbage instead of red. Even sub out the Kielbasa with Andouille Sausage. Enjoy! :) Crock Pot Kielbasa, Sauerkraut & Cabbage {Recipe} Recipe Type: Dinner Author: Maryann Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 6 hours Total time: 6 hours 15 mins Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 medium onion, diced and carmelized 2 lbs … [Read more...]

Sarah Elizabeth Arts – Door Hanger & Program {Review}

I partnered with Sarah Elizabeth Arts for my sister's wedding. The guests at each hotel while staying  at the Apple Farm Hotel in San Luis Obispo received a door hanger for the "next morning" and a wedding program to go along with the ceremony. Sarah from Sarah Elizabeth Arts was attentive, flexible and so professional! You can tell that she takes so much pride in her work and that each … [Read more...]

Travel Was a Breeze with the Graco Breaze Click Connect {Review}

This past weekend I had the honor to accompany my little sister down the aisle as Matron of Honor in her wedding in San Luis Obispo, California. The weekend was a mad dash rush at times, but lucky for me and the family, we were able to visit some special locales throughout the Central Coast-- and even luckier we had the best stroller ever to stroll along with us! No joke.... best everrrr. San … [Read more...]

EmlaurenVO Handcrafted Pieces for Your Special Day {Review}

This past weekend, the big day finally arrived! My sister's wedding was a gorgeous sunny day in San Luis Obispo, California. The birds were singing and everyone was so happy to welcome each person to each other's families. My sister and new brother makes a stunning couple-- take a look! The barn was a the perfect back drop, complete with beautiful white draping fabric and gorgeous … [Read more...]

6 Reasons Why I Cannot Leave Target Without Buying Something….

I looove Target... but have you ever been the person who says "I just have to run in to Target to pick couple things." Good Luck with that. Target is the black hole of shopping... the Twilight Zone of $20 dollar bills. I have tried, more than once, to go in with a set item in mind, but yet when I return from the trip with multiple white and red bags, I have Target amnesia. Look it up... it's a … [Read more...]