Sunday, March 1

Weekly Round-Up 3.1.15

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:

High-Heeled Love - Weekly Round-Up: Strawberry Lemon Muffins by Busy Being Jennifer

If you need a little inspiration for breakfast, check out these yummy strawberry lemon muffins shared at Busy Being Jennifer. I can't wait until strawberries are in season here so I can pop these in the oven.

High-Heeled Love - Weekly Round-Up: 5 Household Routines by The Turquoise Home

It's always interesting to see what routines other people use around the homes and whether they have ideas that would make my home more peaceful. Here are five ideas that make life easier at The Turquoise Home.

High-Heeled Love - Weekly Round-Up: Getting Healthy Check In by Glitter and Gloss

I'm super proud of my blogger pal Heather from Glitter and Gloss and her goal to live a healthier life. She's recently reach the 20 pounds loss milestone and talked a lot about changes she's made that are working for her and her family.

High-Heeled Love - Weekly Round-Up: The Great Duvet Debate by My So-Called Chaos

Miss Angie posed a question on My So-Called Chaos this week about whether our decorating styles should be growing up as we get older as part of her search for a new duvet cover. This is something I wonder about too since I love having bright colors around me. Should my tastes be maturing?

High-Heeled Love - Weekly Round-Up: 11 Things to Check Before Hitting Publish by Pink Heels Pink Truck

There's another great installment of bloggingedumation at Pink Heels Pink Truck. Making sure you run through this quick checklist of items before you publish your post will make your blog posts more polished.

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Friday, February 27

Friday Confessional 2.27.15

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...

The girls and I had a great time last weekend on our ladies day trip to Charleston. One of the girls had never been to the city. She's also a photographer so it was interesting to see what caught her eye to take photos.

High-Heeled Love: Friday Confessional 2.27.15

We also met up with my sister, who's a student in Charleston, and had a fabulous lunch at Hyman's.

High-Heeled Love: Friday Confessional 2.27.15

I confess...

On the way home, I wasn't paying attention, and we ran out of gas one mile from a gas station. This is particularly embarrassing since I drive a hybrid, but thank goodness I do. I was able to use the car's eco mode to drive us that one mile and coast into the gas station even though the gas was gone. Otherwise, we would have been walking in the dark and cold down a country highway I'm not familiar with. Not a good idea, you know?

I confess...

I may have indulged in Oscar cookies and coffee for breakfast on more than one occasion this week. There's just something about chocolate and caffeine that go together in my head.

High-Heeled Love: Friday Confessional 2.27.15


I confess...

The Mister and I are participating in an iaido clinic this weekend. I talked about what an honor it is to work out with Matsushita Sensei before our clinic last fall. Taking a two-day clinic learning from the best in the world is a once in a lifetime opportunity. We're pretty fortunate the our dojo and sensei has the relationship we do with this talented martial artist.

High-Heeled Love: Friday Confesisonal 2.27.15



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Monday, February 23

Musical Monday: Glory

If you were on instagram last night then you know the Mister and I attended an Oscars party last night...as was evidenced by the margarita-induced selfies.
High-Heeled Love: Musical Monday - Glory

High-Heeled Love: Musical Monday - Glory


In addition to Oscar cookies, margaritas and champagne, the hostess made a life-sized Oscar, which was the grand prize for whoever had the best ballot of predictions. We called him Moscar.

High-Heeled Love: Musical Monday - Glory

I thought it would be fitting to share my favorite Oscar song for Musical Monday. The performance of "Glory" from the motion picture soundtrack of Selma was amazing. Congrats to John Legend and Common for the win last night. (Affiliate links)


For fun, here are a couple other details from the party last night:
High-Heeled Love: Musical Monday - Glory

High-Heeled Love: Musical Monday - Glory

High-Heeled Love: Musical Monday - Glory

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