I decided this spring to try something new for my nails and paint some designs on it. I love spring colors and I had recently bought some new colors that I've actually never worn before. I'm usually pretty boring and wear light pink colors on my fingers brighter pinks and reds on my toes and paint some flowers but this time, I really wanted to do something different. I wanted to do a polka dotted, speckled egg type of design with purple, coral, white, and sea foam green. It did take more time to paint but I liked how the results turned out. The coral color was more sheer and so didn't show up on the purple but still looked nice though. What do you think of them? Well, Kiggster liked it so much that when she woke up the next morning (I painted it in the middle of the night), she automatically said, "Mommy painting, I want painting!" So I let her pick between all the light pink and nude colors and she … [Read more...]
You all know I always want to learn to do more with my camera. Well, every camera deserves a good bag...oh and photographer too! So with that, I am happy to introduce you to this amazing giveaway of a Kelly Moore Camera Bag brought to you by Little Inspiration. You can read the full review of The Chapel camera bag at Little Inspiration. One lucky winner will win "The Chapel" Camera Bag by Kelly Moore. To enter on this giveaway, use the rafflecopter from below and read Terms & Disclosure before entering. This giveaway is OPEN WORLD WIDE! Good Luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway Terms & Disclosure: Giveaway is open World Wide for ages 18 & over. Ends at 11:59pm EST on February 18, 2013. By entering you give the right to use your name and likeness. Number of entries received determines the odds of winning. Approximate retail value is $229.00. One winner will be selected. All liabilities and responsibilities with product is directly responsible by … [Read more...]
I was recently introduced to a shop called Slap Dash Things that was started by an 11 year-old girl with the help of her mom and I was definitely touched by the inspiration behind her starting her fundraising efforts. Jenelle understands first hand about being bullied and instead of retreating, she has taken action to fundraise money for anti-bullying efforts! I wish I had the courage to do something like this when I was growing up but instead I allowed depression and insecurities take over me. I remember middle school years being the worst years for me, where the verbal bullying was so bad that all I wanted to ever do was stay home and avoid school. I remember it happening during class one time and the teacher heard so she asked the 3 boys to formulate an apology. When it was time for their apology, they all stood up in front of class and sang a song...making fun of me and calling me names instead. So the teacher didn't know what to do … [Read more...]
The Holiday Guide is finally here and live! I am so excited to present to you Kangaroo Mama's 2012 Holiday Guide Magazine! It's my very first time putting out a magazine and though it was a stressful process figuring out the best programs to use, it was actually very fun being able to do the layout and find the best content for the magazine. There is a ton of really great ideas in this magazine, not just gift ideas but DIY crafts, recipes, and more to help you this holiday season! I hope you enjoy it and I would love to hear what you thought about it! Open publication - Free publishing - More diy crafts If you are having trouble viewing the magazine above, you can also go here to view it. If you have a Holiday Guide on your blog, please feel free to link up below. I'd love to check them out and I'm sure others would be interested in seeing more ideas too!