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You guys, some weeks I feel like I’m cruisin’, just kicking the trials of motherhood in the rear, speeding down the freeway of daily life without a care in the world.And….on other weeks,I’ve got a ticket for one on the Struggle Bus. 😐 Sometimes my spirit is dampened by the words or actions of others, […]

Hey friends!Okay, if you follow along over on my Instagram or Facebook, you’ll know we’ve been talking hair this week, so I rounded up all the tips and tricks I’ve been showing you on those two channels so we could have it all in one place!  I get lots and lots of questions about my […]

Hey buddies!Okay, so if you follow me over on Instagram [HERE], you may have caught my IG stories on the day I walked through some of my home decor photography tips!  If not, I took some screen shots of the story so that I could round up the tips on the ol’ bloggy.   Let […]

Hey buddies!Okay, so if you follow me over on Instagram [HERE], you may have caught my IG stories on the day I walked through some of my home decor photography tips!  If not, I took some screen shots of the story so that I could round up the tips on the ol’ bloggy for ya. […]

…here’s what I’d tell you to grab up!  ðŸ˜‰  Some of these items are included in my capsule for summer (and other seasons) already, and some are items I’d consider adding to fill spots for summer!  A few of my very favorites are included in this list, plus a couple of things I’ve been patiently […]

So….it’s no secret that I’m a little obsessed with white.  White walls, white decor, white clothes, white white white.  I have a weakness for white clothes.  ðŸ˜¬  Big time.  If anything was going to tempt me to break away from my #CottonStemCapsule process, it would be crisp white linens, a white v-neck, or some white […]

My freaking awesome Instagram buddies have tagged me to share along with the “20 Facts” posts going around, but I needed more room for my oversharing tendencies…so I moved it to the blog.  ðŸ˜¬  Read at your own risk!! 😉 ONE: I have a neck disease.  Well, kinda.  High collars, necklaces, scarves, heavy earrings, tight […]

Hey, sweet friends! 🌷 Ignore my nerdy pose and let’s talk Easter dresses!  I’ll let you in on a little capsule wardrobe secret: I let myself cheat when it comes time for Easter.  Shhhhhh, don’t tell the die-hards!!  ðŸ˜‰  While buying new clothes is most certainly not even close to what Easter means for me […]

Ummmm, yeah.The Cotton Stem Blog is a thing.Woo hoo!!! If you follow me on Instagram, you know I love to write (and, ahem…overshare… ;), and y’all know I’ve been aching to make this next phase of the Cotton Stem dream a reality!  My hope for this blog, amidst a sea of blogs, is to inspire, […]