THE BIG REVEAL! Bedroom Makeover with Raymour & Flanigan

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Back in June, I posted that I was working with the furniture store Raymour & Flanigan, and that they were going to be helping me redo one of my rooms. I asked you all if I should do my dining room or my living room. Almost everyone voted for a resounding YES to re-doing our bedroom. I am not sure it it was because our old bedroom was looking … [Read more...]

5 Fun Adult Cocktails For Summer Parties

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Pinterest is one of my favorite spots to find fun, fruity summer drinks!  You can see how often I pin them on my Cocktails page.   Here's 5 favorites I am putting here to remind myself to consider for our next summer party. By the way, I don't drink vodka so these are all vodka free drinks - I love Rum & Tequila for summer drinks … [Read more...]

20 Awesome Grill Recipes

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I need to post about all the grilling we do in the summer in the hopes that I'll see this in the winter and fire things up cuz man, I love food on the grill!  We've been grilling up a storm with all the socializing we've been doing thanks to awesome recipes on Pinterest and around the web.  Here's a roundup of 20 of my favs that I hope to try … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Herb Garden For Your Kitchen! #brightfuture

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So I'm proud of myself for today's post because I got all crafty & actually made something pretty cool that ISN'T a contender for a PinterestFAIL board! In fact, I kind of love today's post!  It's a follow up from my post in June about Kids Creating a Brighter Future as a part of Unilever's Project Sunlight.  Inspired by the kids who are … [Read more...]

4th of July Round-Up #4thofJuly

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Since I'm currently on vacation (posts coming soon!  Follow me on Instagram for photos of our #familytraveldiary trip in the south), I'm giving a quick throw back post and listing all of the cool 4th of July posts I've had on Mommies Style over the past few years.  We're home next week and I just know the fourth is going to sneak up on me so this … [Read more...]

Raymour & Flanigan Makeover!: Should I Re-Do My Bedroom or Dining Room? #RFMommieswithStyle

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Guys! Exciting news today! I'm beyond thrilled to announce that I will be working with Raymour & Flanigan to makeover a room in my house. I most definitely need it in many rooms in my house! When they asked me which room I thought needed a furniture re-do, I said a few of them! But the two we thought needed the most were our bedroom and … [Read more...]

Best Gift for Mom EVER: Get Her Car Detailed!

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I just had to share these photos. Every six months, I take my car to White Glove Car Wash - a local spot that does car detailing. Check out the before and after photos of my minivan. If this weren't so amazing, I'd be too embarrassed to share the photos but I gotta do it.  We're a total mess in the mini van and these photos are after a long hard … [Read more...]

Kids Making a Difference in this Amazing Film from @UnileverUSA Project Sunlight #BrightFuture #ad

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Unilever Project Sunlight’s latest film, “The Way Kids See It” shines a light on the unique ideas and the magic that children all over the world apply to tackle all sorts of environmental and social issues. The video brought tears to my eyes, these children are trying to make small changes to big problems.  If every child could make just one … [Read more...]

10 More Great Books for Book Club in 2014

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Joining a book club has been a great experience for me.  I love to read but I tend to read the same kinds of books over and over again.  Last year I joined a book club and I've loved how it's encouraged me to break out of my normal book-reading routine.  We meet once a month so I have plenty of time to read the Book Club book along with some of my … [Read more...]

Things that Rock About Having Apple TV

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Am I the last person with an iPhone to get Apple TV?  It's possible I am, and that this point is gonna be a "duh" to the rest of you Apple users.  But somehow I missed the boat on Apple TV.  Of course I knew that it was.  But I didn't really see that I needed it.  Another technology device in my house?  No thanks. Yah, I have a MacBook, iPhone … [Read more...]