Attempted a photoshoot with my dog the other day….


First, Winnie tried to get away from me. Look at the way she is looking at me... and she was totally leaning away. Try 2: Looking in opposite directions... Try 3: Eyes closed.... Try 4: Both looking the wrong way... We never got a good picture. But at least we tried! … [Continue reading...]

I love this story…

This is a story I put together for my segment at work. I thought y'all might like it? … [Continue reading...]

…because Leigh Ann told me so!


I've started watching YouTube beauty experts more than ever. I think it comes from the fact that I have to wear makeup for work... so I go through the stuff much faster than I used to.  I also don't have the time or money to waste on TRYING expensive products... it just doesn't work for me … [Continue reading...]

Small ways to help overnight guest feel extra special


Over the years I've picked up a few hosting tips from close friends and relatives. Even though our house isn't exactly perfect (I sometimes wish I had the means and time to iron 1,000 thread count sheets and sprinkle fresh orchids around the house), there are some simple details that can make a big … [Continue reading...]

. * Mermaid Perfume *.


I got the most wonderful package in the mail the other day... My Mermaid Perfume had arrived. It's the newest hyper-feminine fragrance on the market. And I LOVE it.  It's amazing. To me, it smells like a summer evening with gardenia wafting through the air... mixed with wonderful childhood … [Continue reading...]

Is Birchbox worth it?


Yes. I think Birchbox is worth it! I love makeup and trying new products. The problem is, I don't always have the time or the money to spend trying high-end beauty products. Birchbox is perfect. It helps me learn about all kinds of interesting products, treatments and beauty products for only $10 a … [Continue reading...]

Spoiled Milk by Gemma Correll

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Yet another reason I always check the expiration date on the milk.... Cute doodle found HERE. Gemma Correll has such wonderful illustrations. They all make me laugh. Check out ALL of her work HERE. EXTRA: This is a picture of her studio. Look how organized it is!   … [Continue reading...]

Bybel and Belle –my favorite faces of the YouTube Beauty world!

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Carli Bybel and Anna Belle are my latest beauty icons! I look this picture yesterday trying out a new eyeliner and contouring trick I learned from Bybel. I love watching their videos when I'm in the mood for some beauty inspiration. I put this post under my "Latest Obsessions" tab because these … [Continue reading...]

RED- a magazine for Redheads


This is a "magazine cover" I designed in my magazine design class back in college. We had to come up with a magazine name, a price, headlines...etc. It was a lot of fun! Just rediscovered this project the other day. Decided to take a picture before I chunked it! Thought my fellow redheads would … [Continue reading...]

Princess Hair-bows!


It's moments like this where I secretly hope that I have a little girl one day... I found these bows at an antique mall in Homewood, AL! All the packaging says is "Beckers." If you have more information on the artist, please let me know in the comments below. Call … [Continue reading...]

Pinterest- do you follow me?

Pinterest with my coffee

I love Pinterest. Maybe I'm a little obsessed? Right now I have 28 boards. Most of them are color coordinated... ♥ Follow ME! Click HERE. … [Continue reading...]

Icing on the Cookie – an incredible cookie experience.


"Icing on the Cookie" is my new FAVORITE bakery..... Chef Adams' cookies are not just run-of-the-mill cookies.... once you bite into one of these beauties YOU WILL UNDERSTAND. They are unlike anything I've ever had before. His cookies are soft and chewy on the inside with a slight almond … [Continue reading...]

…recent Instagrams!


Loving soft light and pastel colors these days! Looks like my recent Instagram's are reflecting that. My favorite photo-editing apps are PicTapGo and Picfx! Follow me on Instagram: @Mrs_Lilly_ … [Continue reading...]

Sugar Rush!

PINK #candy by Emily Bilcoe.

Emily Blicoe’s colorful Sugar Series makes me happy! You can buy all of her prints on Etsy! (wouldn't these be cute as a series in a child's playroom?) Follow Emily on TWITTER Follow Emily on INSTAGRAM Like her on FACEBOOK Emily's Blog= … [Continue reading...]

Cute things to do with an Altoid Box!

Altoid Box

Click here to see a bunch of cute ideas! All from … [Continue reading...]

@joojooland’s polymer clay cutenes…..

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More HERE. … [Continue reading...]

Sweet little bird illustration.

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  Love JooJoo! Afsaneh Tajvid's work is so happy and sweet. Check it out.  Follow her on instagram: joojooland Blog: Pinterest. … [Continue reading...]

A simple flower arrangement.

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  I love this simple arrangement by Ruth Hengeveld. I could look at her photographs and blog all day. Follow Ruth on Instagram. ♥ … [Continue reading...]

Pizzelle’s Confections- the sweetest part of Huntsville, Alabama!

Pizzelle's Confections

I recently posted a few picture from my first experience at Pizzelle's Confections (remember?)... then I went back.... then I went back again.... and produced a news story on the shop! (excuse to eat chocolate? never!) Here is my story: A brand new chocolate shop is making the Huntsville … [Continue reading...]

Every Girl knows how to spell Chanel!


Every time I see Chanel #5 perfume.... or anything with that familiar CC logo, I have a flashback to a funny family memory.  A few years ago I was in Atlanta visiting my aunt and uncle.. probably for Thanksgiving.  My uncle is obsessed with eBay and asked me to look up Chanel purses for his wife, … [Continue reading...]