Friday Finds: Get Set for Black Friday, Get Your Meme On + More!

November 21, 2014 at 5:53 am
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Most years, we miss Black Friday because we go on vacation. This year we will be here. I will not likely be shopping… well, maybe some online! That said, here are some tools to help you get the best bang for your buck on Black Friday. Black Friday.com is “the authority” on Black Friday and holiday deals. Their goal is to make your shopping experience simple and stress free. They feature thousands of deals worth…

A New “The Container Store” Opens In Time To Save Time This Holiday!

November 20, 2014 at 6:00 am
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Finds’ friend and roving reporter, Aimee, was asked to participate in the Container Store’s South Loop Grand Opening celebration. She said “yes” and is here to tell you all about it! “For all of the amazing finds that Erica posts each and every week, the one thing she will never give away or offer a coupon for is time. Time is the most elusive of all of our natural resources – especially during the holiday…

Happy 12th Anniversary, Husband!

November 16, 2014 at 6:51 am
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The husband and I have been married for 12 years today. Some days it feels like it flew by and some days it feels like forever – just ask him! In honor of this anniversary (the silk/linen or pearl anniversary), I bring you a dozen reasons that the husband is awesome. A Dozen Reasons “the Husband” is Awesome: 1. He likes me the way I am – quirks and all. And, I keep “perfecting” them…

Stop A Bad Habit In Its Tracks!

November 9, 2014 at 8:45 am
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My friend, Tuyet, sent me a link to Zen Habits’ post about a new book that is coming from author Leo Babauto. The Kickstarter launches next week and I will let you know when that happens. If you read this blog, you know I am a wee bit obsessed with better ways to stick with/start healthy habits and to kick my bad habits. I do a lot of reading on this and join challenges, too.…