Flamingo Fandango

In case you haven’t noticed, the flamingo trend is showing up all over the place, and I don’t just mean the occasional garden ornament! In case you haven’t noticed, flamingos are showing up all over the place, and I don’t just mean the occasional garden ornament. Go clothes shopping and you will likely see tons of flamingo accessories and patterns on various articles of clothing. The presentation can be preppy, whimsical, or ironic, but regardless of tone, flamingos are definitely the “in” animal right now. Think of them as the new owl; remember how owl everything blew up a few years ago? You couldn’t walk through Target without seeing owls all over everything from bathroom linens to salt shakers to women’s clothing. I see the exact same thin happening with our pink feathered friends, and although I’m sure we will hit the level of overload at some point, I’m going to enjoy it for now. 1) Mud Pie Flamingo Little Girls Swimwear-Okay my girls went BERSERK when they saw this swimsuit! I love how the flamingo’s neck goes around the child’s neck. 2) Flamingo Shower Curtain– I mean, who wouldn’t smile when they walked into their bathroom and saw happy…

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5 Reasons Why You Need to Buy I Just Want to Be Perfect

Wondering if you should buy I Just Want to Be Perfect? First of all, YES, and secondly, HECK YES. The pressure is endless. Everyone from the media to the judgy cashier at the grocery store, makes today’s woman feel like she needs to change something (or even everything) about herself to conform to an overly-idealized mold of perfection. Newsflash: Perfection is a myth and striving to please the eyes and sensibilities of the public can never make you happy. I Just Want to Be Perfect, the 4th installment of the New York Times Bestselling I Just Want To Pee Alone series, contains hilarious essays by parenting and humor bloggers you’ll adore! They, I mean WE, confess the hilarious, the bad, and the ugly details of their attempts to join the Cult of Perfection. My essay is about my hilarious and embarrassing foray into the world of MLM (multi-level marketing)companies and the havoc it unleashed on my life. If you’re currently working for an MLM and are happy, please don’t come after me with pitchforks, y’all. I’m glad you’re doing well…. but the majority of us that go “all-in” just don’t benefit in the long run, so we have to laugh…

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Backwoods Pecan Pie Recipe and Tutorial

If you’re looking for a different twist on an old favorite, I’ve got just what you need! My friend, the Bearded Farmer, has once again shared the secrets of his kitchen. Instead of using corn syrup or cane syrup in the pie, BF’s recipe calls for… MOONSHINE! Being a whisky (and whiskey) lover myself, I had to try this Backwoods Pecan Pie recipe to see if it’s as amazing as it sounds. Hint: IT IS! First, get your ingredients together. You’ll need 1/2 cup of sugar, 1/2 tsp of salt, 1/4 cup of softened butter, 1 cup of MOONSHINE, 3 eggs, 1.5 tbsp of vanilla and (of course!) 1.5 cups of pecans. You may also substitute corn syrup or cane syrup for the Moonshine, but then it wouldn’t be Backwoods. Just sayin’. Please note that you WILL be able to taste the moonshine in the pie. Go ahead and put the sugar, salt, butter, moonshine, vanilla, and pecans in a bowl then mix it up really well. Once it’s mixed really well pour it into the pie shell you have ready and waiting. Garnish the top of the pie with whole pecans. Try out different designs… I did an X…

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