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The first lime. Deer Circus Blog. Princess Corner. OH SO PRETTY the DIARIES. Rockstar diaries. Tasteslikelove. Awkward Girls. Oh So Lovely. SWEET SOMETHING. Jessica chronicled. Paper crowns. This little port. Deer in a Bottle. The Chevron Rose. Shy Scout. Miss Kait Online. Carly Kmyta. One of the weirdest things with pregnancy, for me, has been the way my brain seems to melt days into other days.

Carly Kmyta

Everyone always says the last month or two are the longest, and I swear they just keep going faster and faster. On Saturday, I'll be 34 weeks, and I honestly don't know how time has gone this fast. Plus, I feel really awesome. In fact, I feel 10 million times better than I ever did at the beginning. Before I was dreading the thought of having x amount of months left, I was dreading the thought of gaining more weight, and I was horrified at the thought of swelling up like a puffer fish. But really, things have gotten a lot better. My weight gain, which has probably been one of the hardest parts of this whole adventure for me, has completely levelled out over the last few months. I haven't had any sort of swelling yet, but I've got a feeling if this was summer time, things might be a little different! Today was one of those "hide under the covers all day" days.

It's Me, KP. Adventures of Newlyweds. A Momma's Desires and Pacifiers. SPONSOR. Welcome and thank you for you interest in sponsoring Style Antics!


I would LOVE to have you! I'm new to blogging, but like most of you, I am obsessed! Obsessed with finding new blogs, new people, and new friends! Lets be friends :) Contact me! (You can sponsor this blog for FREE! If you'd rather just grab a button, feel free. So shay. Sabrina Says. Choose to be Happy. Shine or set. Fancy Treehouse. Calico Skies. Mr. Taylor and his Lady. Let's meet mommy of the hour, ms. jenna. honestly, she gives fashion posts, tutorials, and even recipes with one cute baby one her hip. and don't get me started on her gorgeous red hair. i just love the gingers guys. probably because everyone in my family rocks the unique color. you own it girl!

Mr. Taylor and his Lady

::winks::so before heading over to her lovely site, look through this little q & a session and see why i have dubbed her the modern day "wonder woman"! 1. What are five words to describe your personality? Crazy, Loud, Funny, Sarcastic, Real 2. I quit my job teaching 3rd Grade, and decided to stay home full time with my new baby boy. 3. 4. Hanging with my 7-month old, crafting, drawing, painting, making jewelry, laundry & grocery shopping (exciting I know). 5. I love being a mom!!! 6. hubby was in California for work over V-day..sad day! 7. Crafty is my middle name. 8. 9. I have a lots and lots, but my main focus right now is towards starting my own shop selling some things I design. A Beautiful Mess. Hey, friends! I'm here to share my new favorite happy hour recipe! It's fresh, herbal-y, and citrus-y. Mojitos were my first favorite cocktail, and I still love them, but finding new combinations is my current obsession. I'm thinking about planting an herb garden on my porch this weekend.

Have any of you done this? Needed: White rum, club soda, fresh basil, fresh mint, fresh raspberries, two limes, basil raspberry simple syrup (recipe below). Raspberry Basil Simple Syrup, makes two cups. 1 cup sugar 1 cup water5-10 raspberries 3-6 basil leaves In a small pot, combine all ingredients and bring to a simmer. Allow your syrup to cool completely in the pot, then strain it into a glass or jar. You can keep this syrup covered for two weeks or longer in the refrigerator. Raspberry Basil Mojito, serves one. 2 ounces white rum1 ounce simple syrupjuice of one lime5 fresh mint leaves, chopped5 fresh basil leaves, choppedfresh raspberries club soda Cheers!

The little brunette mermaid. In Spaces Between. Blogs to Bookmark 23 July, 2013 Hola!

In Spaces Between

Blogs to Bookmark is back, if only for a short time in this format. I’m currently in the process of jazzing up this here blog – an ”interim-but-awesome jazz’ before the full overhaul – and as a result I’ll be making a couple of small changes to the structure of the content. All in the name of making it better, of course. I’m not 100% sure on the evolution of Blogs to Bookmark but I am thinking that I’ll roll it in with Making Me Happy and turn all of it into a brand new, improved post.

Blogs to Bookmark 14 May, 2013 Happy Tuesday! 1. Blogs to Bookmark 23 April, 2013 Happy Tuesday, buttercup – time to get yo’ procrastination on! 1. Blogs to Bookmark 16 April, 2013 When it comes to writing these intro’s every week I feel like I’m forever saying “It’s Tuesday again!” Today all I’ve got is hello. Blogs to Bookmark 9 April, 2013 This week’s Blogs to Bookmark is a motley mix of online awesomery, but hey, that’s what we do around here, right? Dive in. 1. 2 April, 2013.

Elise Blaha. L had the pleasure of spending four days on the Oregon Coast this past week, wearing my collection of humongous scarves and teaching at the Your Story Retreat.

Elise Blaha

I said this to the women attending at the very beginning and I say it again here: my job, while awesome, can be very isolating. It's just me and my computer and sometimes it feels like with all the online connection available, it's difficult to connect in real life. I do not seek out opportunities to make friends often or give myself time to really dig deeper below the surface.

And in some ways, that (digging deeper) is what this retreat was about. There were 21 of us, for the most part packed into one big house. My teaching day was Friday and I taught rubber stamp carving in the morning and then we used our stamps to create patterned paper. This is my sweet spot in many ways. The other thing that I love is watching peoples' personalities come out through what they decide to carve. Including how to crochet! Chic Style + Affordable Luxuries. It's Me, KP: Stencil Hop. Welcome to the Stencil Hop!

It's Me, KP: Stencil Hop

I'm excited to share my favorite stencils from my dear friend Julie's new line with The Crafter's Workshop. I love the line of stencils that she's designed but I'm hands down in love with these two... They come in both 12x12 and 6x6 and are available right now at Simon Says Stamp! Here's what I did with the stencils... I really like the 6x6 size because they work for 12x12 or 8.5x11 layouts - super versatile. I combined the mini If You Believe with another cool Crafter's Workshop stencil, Squircle. I used the If You Believe stencil again in my Happy Things mini album along with Mister Huey's Calico White - look how nicely it pops!

Julie has created lots of awesome designs (I need to play with Frag Flower and Clouds!) InLinkz.comBe sure to check out these two stencils and all the other great designs over at Simon Says Stamp. Skunkboy Creatures. Home - Creature Comforts - daily inspiration, style, diy projects + freebies. To Be Charmed. With Love Diana. Scathingly Brilliant. Something for the weekend.