It was great to see Katie Holmes in a leading role again. Haven’t we all been curious about how she’s been doing life since her break up with Tom Cruise, which seems like eons ago, and yet just yesterday?Katie’s new movie, The Secret: Dare to Dream, is a heartwarming story set in southern Louisiana. Katie plays the role...

I received free product to review. The experience and opinions are my own.I’ll let you in on a little secret. I paint my nails during conference calls. Specifically, video calls.I’m not patient enough to go to a nail salon and get them done, and besides, these days, who wants to? Although the mask would come in handy to...

Maybe it's the loss of travel opportunity during these nutso times. Maybe it's just wanderlust. Maybe it's just that I love to make cute things…. But my most recent project for Craft Exchange was these adorable "travel wees."What's a travel wee? Honestly, I have no idea. I stumbled across them on Pinterest and fell in love...

I’m a total Van Gogh!Let me count how many painting classes I’ve taken. I have reindeer, unicorns, homemade signs…. Most have found their way into my attic as their permanent home (because I’m really no Van Gogh), and that’s OKAY because the fun is in the process and joining with my friends for the experience.Sadly, these...

I recently hosted a virtual scavenger hunt, and one of the items I had on their list to find was a July 4th wreath.My client was reviewing the list before the event and focused in on it, “Really, that’s a thing? Who even has that?!”“Um… I do?” I replied, cautiously confident that it wasn’t the trickiest item we asked them...

It's summer, and it's hot, and I'm sports-deprived. I miss my LSU Tigers and can't wait for them to get back on the field. Until then, I'm enjoying the Coach O (LSU Head football coach Ed Ogeron) sightings as he stays fit enough for all of us, jogging it out in the scorching sun. Coach O LOVES the sun. He loves...

(I received product to review for this post. All opinions are my own.)Let’s talk couture for a minute - Chalk Couture!How long has it been since you got really excited about new craft products? Maybe today long because have you seen Chalk Couture and its innovative products? They offer pre-designed templates (which are...

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