How rad is this custom straw? Isn’t it the coolest?! I ordered some custom name Krazy Straws for my kids for Easter and since I was placing an order for custom straws, I figured I might as well make one that said “rad” too. Even drinking water is way more cool with these, right?!
There are a ton of different custom straws that you could make. They are pretty inexpensive and not something you see every day. These are potentially the best kid’s party favor idea ever. And I’m totally in love with that charcoal color. Big thank you to Lauren for helping me shoot them. Can you imagine how awkward that selfie would have been if I tried to take one of myself using it?
See, the custom name straws are pretty rad too. (Originally posted to my Instagram account. Are we following each other?)
Make your own custom name straw at KrazyStraw.com
**NOT a sponsored post. I think these are awesome and think you will too.
*I was sent this rug by Flor. All opinions are mine. I AM IN LOVE WITH MY NEW RUG! Yes, I am shouting it at you. I just need to make sure that you get how deep my love runs for this rug. A few weeks ago I shared that my husband and I were looking at rugs for this busy area of our house. And this is the winner, our kid-friendly carpet tiles from Flor! Do you love it?! It is hard to tell colors from a small online photo. But I wasn’t s0 worried about it that I needed to order a sample. Turns out these colors could not be more perfect for this room! The magenta and tiny hints of periwinkle in this Chakra rug totally tie in the art and accessories in this room. Up until now, I had just liked the skateboards and purple vase individually but they certainly weren’t styled. But now, they totally all work together. And the way the rug works with the couch color…perfect.
This was the before rug. Blah. It was purchased primarily for the inexpensive price tag when we were furnishing a larger home we lived in a few years ago. It has moved with us several times but I have never really liked this rug. I am not sad to see it go (although my husband is keeping it in the garage in case we need it somewhere else in the house…um, no).
I had to wait for my husband to install this rug as it was going to be partially under our heavy couch. I put our previous Flor rug together by myself but it was kind of nice to watch my husband do the work on this one. It took about 30 minutes to lay the tiles out and put down all the stickers.
April is a busy month for birthdays in my family. I try to make my party decor but sometimes you just have to outsource. I flipped out over this black and white pennant banner at Target. I mean, it sort of the coolest ever. I will be reusing this one for sure! [Read more…]
I don’t even remember where I found Reed’s Ginger Candy Chews but I am obsessed! These are phenomenal. They are a touch sweet, a bit spicy and have a real ginger flavor. I spoke of my love for Reed’s Ginger Beer here so of course I had to try these. Now I just need to track them down since I have only two left. Two!
I got a chance to read my newest Nylon the other day and every time I read an article on Jessica Alba, I like her a little more. I loved learning more about her role in her company (Honest). This article talks about how hands on she is in all aspects including choosing colors for make up. I loved that she voiced her opinion on the lip colors not being right, which is due in part to the natural materials used to create them. She’s not willing to put out a product that no one really wants to wear. She’s the perfect mix of every woman (except she’s, like, extra gorgeous) and advocate for the health of our families. And that is pretty cool.
A few weeks ago my mom brought over all of my grandmother’s old costume jewelry. I finally took a few hours to sort through it all and it was amazing. My grandmother was always put together with the perfect accessories. And she loved to travel so there are several handmade items from many of the places she visited. While I might not wear all of it (but trust, there are some AMAZEBALLS pieces), they will remain treasured memories of a lady I miss very much.
My husband recently brought home some awesome Earth Tu Face products to try out. You guys, this stuff is crazy natural and awesome. It was started by two herbalists who make 100% natural skin care only using plant based products. All of their packaging is recyclable, reusable and compostable. And the smells! While there are no added scents, the ingredients used create these amazing scents! I’ve always been afraid to use an oil based cleanser since I have oily skin. But I decided to give it a shot. It has been great. I’ve certainly not broken out like I thought I would and I feel like my forehead isn’t quite as shiny as it was before I started using the Earth Tu Face face wash. The Rosemary Salt lotion feels wonderful. And I love the smell of rosemary so that is a win for sure. I haven’t tried all of these products out yet but I plan to! And I think you should too.
You may have seen my instagram post but this Skin Stick is my fave! It is an all-purpose salve for wherever you need it. I’ve mainly been using it on my lips so far but with the geranium and vetiver, I really should be rubbing this thing all over my face. Geranium prevents and fades scarring (hello – dumb skin cancer scars, consider yourself warned!) and the vetiver promotes cellular healing. Duh. We could all use that. And I don’t want to offend any hippies but when I wear this on my lips, it smells like a hippie is dancing on my face. It’s musky and warm while being calming and hydrating. I definitely have hippie tendencies and this totally appeals to them. I keep this in the drawer next to my bed and put it on just before I go to sleep. It is the perfect way to end the day.
And I have to say that it doesn’t suck when your husband works for a sunglass company. These are so fun to be able to mix and match with my outfits. And since it is mostly sunny in California, year round, I need sunglasses. All of these are by IVI Vision.
And have you guys seen these?! I saw these Whoppers Easter Robin Eggs Decorate Your Own Eggs
at the grocery store and had to get them. My boys love this kind of stuff. They came with three edible markers and a bunch of plain white eggs. This was a great little snack and craft for us one afternoon. I picked them up at my local Albertson’s but haven’t seen them anywhere else. I hope you can find them. These were very well received by the kiddos.