Amazon Prime Day 2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019

Amazon Prime Day is here. This is one of the shopping events that I love to window shop, but don’t ever pull the trigger. Here’s a list of products that caught my eye this year:

– Vitamix 5200 Blender$499 $279
– Ring Doorbell$99 $69
Instant Pot$129 $55
– Apple AirPods with Wireless Charging Chase – $199 $179

Home Decor.
– 5 – Shelf Shelving Storage Unit$59 $39
Concrete Desk Lamp – $69 $41
– Modern Wave Table Lamp$99 $69
– Ceiling Pendant Chandelier$102 $69
Diamond Cut Concrete Table Lamp – $62 $39

– 23andMe DNA – Health + Ancestry Kit$199 $99
– Mario Badescu Witch Hazel Toner – $14 $10.50
– Mario Badescu Facial Spray Duo$14 $10.50

Home Improvement.
– Dewalt Compound Miter Saw$349 $324
– Dewalt Drill Driver/Impact Combo Kit – $199 $149

– Bozily Rangefinder $189 $121
– Fitbit Alta HR$129 $79

Item’s I wish were apart of Prime Day:
– Nest Carbon Monoxide Detector
– Bytox Hangover Patch
– Umbra Curtain Rods

Wedding Invite Wording

Wedding Invite Wording

When searching for wedding invites, I think it is very important to pick the correct wording. I broke this down into two camps: Traditional and Modern. The Knot has a ton of articles that will break down all the different situations you could encounter when designing your wedding suite.


Mr and Mrs Bride’s Parents Name
Requests the Honor of your Presence
At the Wedding of their Daughter
Bride’s Name (First and Middle)
Groom’s Name (First, Middle & Last)

Wedding Date – Spelled Out (Saturday, the 21st of July)
Year – Spelled Out (Two Thousand Nineteen)
Time – Spelled Out (Half Past Three O’Clock in the Afternoon)

Ceremony Location
City and State of Ceremony Location

Examples: Minted is my favorite vendor for paper goods, so obviously all of my examples are from there πŸ™‚

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4th of July Recipe Ideas

Needing an Idea for a dish to bring to your 4th of July party? I’ve rounded up a few ideas for you to try:

1 – Pecan Pie Tart // 2 – Watermelon Salad // 3 – Firework Cookies // 4 – Salted Brown Butter Crispy Treats
  1. Pecan Pie Tarts – This is my all time favorite dish to bring to parties. They are super easy to make and a hit. Test them out and let me know what you think.
  2. Watermelon Salad – Are you feeling like you should be healthy to offset all the beer you’re going to drink?? Try this watermelon, mint and feta salad.
  3. Firework Cookies – I love a good sugar cookie. If you’re short on time, you can always get sugar break and bakes while using Martha’s guide to decorate as a Firework.
  4. Salted Brown Butter Crispy Treats – I’ve heard amazing things about these guys. Rice Crispy Treats are great for all ages, but the Salted Brown Butter adds an adult flare.

What is your favorite dish to make?

Watercolor Escort Cards

Watercolor Escort Cards

I may be a psycho, but there are a few things I’ve known I wanted to incorporate into our wedding since day one. For plated meals, your venue/caterer will need to know which individual requested which meal type. Some people choose

To keep with our wedding suite (or maybe our wedding suite was built off this idea), I painted watercolor stripes on each escort card. The watercolor stripes tied into our fully Paper Suite (keep your eye out for details for our suite) Paper Source has great blank escort card options.