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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

The Inspiration Board: Creative Party 214 & Sharpie Starfish Mugs

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FROM MY ARCHIVES :  Starfish Sharpie Mugs

Happy Tuesday everyone! I’m so happy you stopped by and I hope you’re here to share a project or browse the amazing projects linked up. Last week’s party had a great turnout and I had so much fun going through the links. I can’t wait to see what you’ve been up to this week.

Monday, July 6, 2015

EXTRA CREDIT: Coastal Table Setting

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Faultless/Bon Ami Company    for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.

It’s always fun putting together a themed table setting. The icing on the cake is a crisp white linen napkin. When you’re going to all the much trouble to make your table extra special, you want your napkins to look their best.

The Inspiration Board: Spotlight 213 & Inspiring Summer Sherbert Colors

Hello friends! If you’re here in the U.S., I hope you had a fantastic Fourth of July weekend. The holiday weekend was also the end of my weeklong staycation so it’s back to work (at my day job) for me. I got a lot done during my week off including having family and friends over on the Fourth. I never did make it to the chaise lounge with a tall cool drink and a magazine during the week. But, oh well, it was still nice.

A huge thank you to all of you that shared projects on The Inspiration Board last week. The party had been dwindling but was back on an upswing last week. Hooray! For those who haven’t had a chance to pop over lately, here’s what I’ve shared recently.

Recently shared on homework
What I Wore – Business Travel  |  Coastal Crafts Book Giveaway  |  DIY Sea Shell Make Up Mirror  |  Groupon Coupons Review  |  Patriotic Brownie Cups |  New Homework Logo

And now for the features!

Friday, July 3, 2015

DRESS CODE: What I Wore {Business Travel Clothes for 50+}

What I Wore Business Travel 50+Today I’m sharing a really different post with you. I love fashion and accessories but I rarely post pictures of myself or share things that I wear. I recently was away for a week-long business trip for my day job as a senior marketing manager and documented my outfits. I work remotely from my home office and was traveling to the corporate office for the first time. I planned (shopped) for this trip for a long time because it was a packed schedule with meetings, dinners and more meetings.

As you can see from my post title, I’m in the 50+ age group (eeeep how did that happen?) so I don’t want to dress too young but I also don’t want to dress matronly. So here are the outfits I wore and a few tips that I learned for my next trip in a few months.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

ACCESSORIES: DIY Shell Magnifying Make Up Mirror

DIY Shell Magnifying Make Up Mirror via homework (6)For a long time now, I’ve relied on a magnifying mirror in my bathroom to apply my make up. Funny how the regular mirror seems so far away the older I get. In my bathroom, I have a nice swing arm magnifying mirror but I also have a variety of handheld versions. I found this small 4 inch mirror in one of my make up bags and decided to give it a little facelift.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

EXTRA CREDIT: Groupon Coupons–a new way to save

I have to confess, I’m slightly addicted to online shopping. Clothes, shoes, household items… you name it and I love to buy it online. Nothing makes me happier than finding a good sale at one of my favorite stores and it’s an added bonus when I have a coupon code for even more savings

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The Inspiration Board: Creative Party 213 & Summer Capiz Shell Cake Plate

Capiz Shell Cake Plate by homeworkFROM MY ARCHIVES :  Capiz Shell Cake Plate

Welcome to The Inspiration Board Creative Party! I’m so happy you’re here and I can’t wait to see what you’ve been creating. I’m actually on a little staycation from my day job so I’m happily spending time between my craft table, relaxing and doing a little shopping. I have big plans to tackle my stack of magazines outside on the chaise lounge. I’m going to try to unplug a little and pretend I’m at a resort. Even if it’s for only an hour each day it will be priceless.

I’ll let you know if I’m successful. In the meantime, let’s make this the best party ever.

Monday, June 29, 2015

The Inspiration Board: Spotlight 212 & Refreshing Happy Hour Ideas

Well, here we are in the last week of June. Has everyone adjusted to summer vacation? We’ve got moms with little ones, moms with kids returning home from college and everything in between. Summer is great but it’s definitely an adjustment from the regular structured routine. My empty nest won’t be empty in September since my college son decided to move back home. He’ll be attending a local college, so you won’t see any amazing posts about converting his room into a craft room just yet.

I big thank you to everyone who stopped by last week. Sending you all virtual hugs! In case you missed anything, here’s a little recap of what I’ve been sharing.

And now for the projects featured this week: