Why I am not excited to turn 32

Why I am not excited to turn 32

It’s the night before my 32nd birthday and there is just something about the number 32 that is hitting me hard. It’s hitting me a lot harder than 30. I think it’s because 30 is exciting it’s almost like you hit that next stage in life and 32 is making you reflect on the goals or milestones you had set for yourself and you start evaluating where you are in life.

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A night out in Federal Hill Providence

A night out in Federal Hill Providence

Federal hill is a great neighborhood in Providence, RI known for it’s close knit community, hospitality and Italian restaurants. Federal hill is known as little Italy. You may also recognize the names Buddy Cianci and Raymond Patriarca but listen to the podcast Crimetown if you want to learn more about this neighborhoods mobster history.

Federal Hill has become a go to neighborhood to getting a bite to eat. On Atwells Ave you will find your more traditional Italian fare but on Broadway you will find the more trendy restaurants.

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DIY coffee cup gift card holder with free SVG file

DIY coffee cup gift card holder with free SVG file

We all have a favorite teacher. That one teacher that sticks with you in your memories through your adult years. I don’t ever remember giving her a gift but I am sure I did. I do remember she gave me my first journal. I wrote in it every day and covered the front of it with DO NOT READ and KEEP OUT labels.

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5 must have plus size dresses for the Spring and Summer

5 must have plus size dresses for the Spring and Summer

Plus size clothing has always been a passion of mine. I shop, I get dressed, so why not share it. Recently I started the Instagram account Weekend.Closet chronicling my plus size fashion journey.

Did you know you could shop my closet? Check out some of my latest finds here.

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Chocolate Easter Bunny Shots

Chocolate Easter Bunny Shots

Who says chocolate Easter bunnies are just for the kid’s Easter baskets? Let’s make a fun Easter cocktail or better yet an Easter shot! My family always comes together on Easter and does a brunch or an early lunch. Up until a few years ago it just used to be us adults. Now that the kids are there much of the focus is on the Easter baskets, toys and chocolate bunnies. I thought why not think about what adults really want for Easter. My mind immediately goes towards cocktails.

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DIY Onesie Making Station for a Baby Shower

DIY Onesie Making Station for a Baby Shower

Baby showers can be a lot of fun but often times the baby shower games can be painful. Naturally instead of playing games I like to craft. Today I want to share how you can make a DIY onesie making station at your next baby shower.

A DIY onesie station can be a fun interactive baby shower activity. If you do the prep work and make everything ahead of time it can be stress free and your guest will feel like they are creating a personalized gift. 

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