Pantone recently announced the long-awaited Color of the Year for 2015. This moment is crucial to fashion, design, home decor, and any industry where color is pretty much the whole basis for existence. The color for 2015 was announced as Marsala–a light burgundy shade, that connotes a very earthy, bohemian vibe. Marsala “enriches our mind, body Read More →

DIY Glittery & Glowing Mason Jars - FabKids Guest Post

Do you love the look of glittery mason jars, but don’t really know how to attempt it? Or does the thought of glitter just scare you away? In my latest guest post for FabKids, I share an easy glitter mason jar craft that leaves ZERO glitter mess (because the glitter is inside the jar) and Read More →

Friday Fresh Picks: 1st Birthday Ideas for Winter Babies

When I told my little sister (the 3rd born) that I wasn’t having a 1st birthday party for MY 3rd born, she gave me this look of “yup, the 3rd born always gets the shaft.” I’m just not going to do it. There’s really no need. Here’s why (in my opinion): a) there’s just waaaay Read More →

2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers for Girls

It’s the last day of the Fancy Girl Holiday Gift Guide and it’s all about stocking stuffers for girls. For us, stocking gifts tend to be practical, everyday things like socks, hair things, pencils, notepads, and tape, but it’s always fun to squeeze in something that might be too small for under the tree. Some Read More →

2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Fancy & Unique Christmas Ornaments

If you need another gift idea for someone who appreciates fancy things like you do, consider adding a unique ornament to their collection. It’s Day 6 of the Fancy Girl Holiday Gift Guide and I have shared a very long list of fancy & unique ornaments (there are just so many, I couldn’t limit the list). Read More →

2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Luxury Gifts for Fancy Girls

What would a Fancy Girl gift guide be without fancy gifts? If budget is not an issue, then this guide is for you! This is the “what would Ivanka Trump buy” kind of guide (she and Jessica Alba are my favorite mompreneurs), with gift picks for the jet-setting city girl who might call the Upper Read More →


I keep getting distracted by pretty, shiny things for me while working on gift guides for our little Fancy Girls, so these gift picks are for all you fancy ladies out there. Either add them to your list or just buy them now and enjoy them through the rest of the holiday season. 1. Geluxury Read More →

2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the Little Bookworm

It’s Day 4 of the Fancy Girl Holiday Gift Guide. The first 3 days covered ideas for the little trendsetter, the STEMgirl, and the little foodie on your list. Today is all about the little bookworm in your life. I can’t tell you how proud I am of my eldest Fancy Girl and her love Read More →

2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the Little Foodie

It’s Day 3 of the Fancy Girl Holiday Gift Guide! First we gave you gifts for the little trendsetter, then we shared gifts for the STEM girl, and today is all about the little foodie. My eldest Fancy Girl has always shown an interest in helping me in the kitchen, but thanks to a little Read More →

A Fancy Girl Must's 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the STEM Girl

It’s Day 2 of the Fancy Girl Holiday Gift Guide. Yesterday, was Gifts for the Young Trendsetter, and today I’m focusing on STEM girls. STEM is an educational acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Statistics have shown that while the opportunities are there for girls to peruse STEM studies and careers, they just aren’t. Read More →