Sunday, April 26

Weekly Round-Up 4.26.15

Happy Sunday, everyone!

Welcome to the Weekly Round-Up linky party, hosted by me and Miss Angie from My So-Called Chaos.

This party is all about sharing those fabulous blogs that you've read through the week and promote our blogger community. I hope it will help you use this party to find new blogs to read and build some new blogger friendships.

So, here are the rules:

1. Grab the button.
2. Write a little list of your favorite reads this week and why.
3. Link up below and go find some fabulous new ladies to be friends with.

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That said, here were my favorite reads lately:

Form and Function from Thrifty Decor Chick [Weekly Round-Up at High-Heeled Love}
I enjoyed a post by Thrifty Decor Chick about how she sneaks more storage in all over her house while still maintaing an attractive home. And are the bookshelves + cabinets above just gorgeous? It's hard to believe from her photos that she's a boy mom.

Five Reasons to Support Local Farmers at Busy Being Jennifer [Weekly Round-Up at High-Heeled Love]

Obviously, it comes as no surprise that the Mister and I are big supporters of local farm. This guest post on Busy Being Jennifer by Alicia from Hippy Juice Mama gives you five reasons to support your local farmers.

Why HIllary Clintons Campaign is Bad for Feminism by A Peek at Karen's World. [Weekly Round-Up at High-Heeled Love]

Without getting too much into the politics, Karen from A Peek at Karen's World shares some thoughts on Hillary Clinton's campaign as it relates to feminism...and I agree with a lot of her points. I'm all for women in leadership roles, but only when we earn those positions.

Blogging Mistakes You Might be Making at Venus Trapped in Mars [Weekly Round-Up at High-Heeled Love]

My lovely co-hostess Miss Angie wrote a guest post over at Venus Trapped in Mars that rounds up ten common blogging mistakes that is spot-on. Even though I've been blogging for years, her posts about blogging nearly always give me some advice to make my own blog a little better.

Google Algorithm Update from I Can Build a Blog [Weekly Round-Up at High-Heeled Love]

And as a blogging public service announcement, I Can Build a Blog shares how to make your blog mobile-friendly. With the google algorithm updates last week, it's in your interest to be sure your site will adapt to mobile screen.

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Saturday, April 25

Mother's Day Gift Idea [Photobook Deal]

[Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links; I may be paid a small commission from your purchases at no extra cost to you.]

If the thought has ever crossed your mind that you should create a book of all those cute photos of the grandchildren for your mom, then this is the time.

Shutterfly is currently running a sale of up to 50% off on photo books until midnight PST on April 29.

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And you can stack it with the coupon code MOMSDAY (also expires on midnight on 4/29) to get an additional 20% off your purchase.

They are also running great sale prices of up to 50% off on many other photo gifts; so there's no reason to wait.

Friday, April 24

Friday Confessional 4.24.15

Good morning, lovelies!

Confession is good for the soul, so grab the button and let it all out. You'll feel better when you're finished.

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I confess...

Last night the Mister and I headed out to the charity auction that we attend each year. Proceeds benefit a local hospital's cancer treatment and research. It's a pricey ticket, but we have fun and it's a good excuse to buy a new dress.

Friday Confessional at High-Heeled Love

I confess...

For the first time ever, I won an item I was bidding on. We have a local artist nicknamed The Chicken Man. He was at our art festival, but I was too busy then to get to shop. I am thrilled that I now own one of his chicken paintings for my office.

Ernest J. Lee "The ChickenMan" says he bringing it "all of it" tomorrow!Come by and see him paint April 11th at the...
Posted by Cayce Festival of the Arts on Friday, April 10, 2015

I confess...

I made a mistake by getting on social media and saw a huge spoiler for Grey's Anatomy. If you have already watched it, tell me what you thought in the comments...let's just be careful about spoilers for through the weekend for those of us that catch up on the weekends.

This is the episode America will never forget. #GreysAnatomy is all-new tonight at 8|7c on ABC.
Posted by Grey's Anatomy on Thursday, April 23, 2015

I confess...

This rugrat is definitely testing his limits lately. This week's shenanigans include jumping into the compost bin. Yep....we've fashioned a cover for it now. He also likes to wake me up by jumping on the bed and licking my eyes. It's a good thing he's cute.

Friday Confessional at High-Heeled Love

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