Students Explore the Arts!

The Steward School in Henrico County has always been known for a strong arts curriculum. This year, three Steward students turned the unusual circumstances of the 2020-21 school year into one of creativity, ingenuity, and accomplishment! •             7th grader Gabby Marshall won third place in the national Inaugural Poem Contest, sponsored by the Academy of…

Earth Day Reminder: Slow Fashion

Slow fashion is an incredible movement in the clothing industry. Slow fashion advocates for good quality, clean environment, and fairness for both consumers and producers. It’s difficult to find fashion pieces that are affordable, stylish, and in my size! But, don’t worry I’ve found a few items that have become closet staples. Rothy’s Two years…

Holiday Party: A Home Alone Themed Christmas Party

Every year, we throw a themed Christmas party. This year, our theme was Home Alone. I’ll admit, I wasn’t originally on board with the theme but it was one of the best parties we’ve ever thrown! And, that’s saying a lot because I adored last year’s Rudolph theme. Jerad and I attended an awesome Christmas…

Financial Fridays: SmartyPig Goal Planning & Christmas Budgets

Christmas is a little over 9 months away! Have you started planning your spending budget? I’ve been using SmartyPig goal planning financial system for the last four years to prepare our holiday expenses. Planning for the holidays allows you to relax and enjoy time with friends and family. We set a gift amount for each loved…

Valentine’s Day: Heart-Shaped Foods

I love Valentine’s Day! It’s a beautiful opportunity to show our loved ones, that we appreciate and love them.  One of the things I love the most about Valentine’s Day is all the heart-shaped foods that are available! Roses are overrated anyway, I say get your loved ones heart-shaped foods! Papa John’s  Pizza My favorite Valentine’s…

Time and Tru Dolman Sleeve Top: A Walmart Special

My friend is always finding the best clothes at Walmart, and seriously she has styling skills! She has finally inspired me to start taking a further look at the superstore’s women’s clothing section.  My mom is also a big fan of the retailer’s t-shirts and cardigans. I recently found this Time and Tru Dolman Sleeve…

Holiday Party: Reindeer Games

Even Rudolph is allowed to play our Reindeer Games! We recently threw a Rudolph-themed Christmas party at our home, our family and closest friends all attended. We pick our party themes a year in advance, this helps save money and gives us time to plan each year’s shindig. I found these reindeer medals online this summer,…

Holiday Party: A Rudolph Themed Christmas Party

This year, we hosted our 8th annual Christmas party and we went all in for a Rudolph Themed Christmas Party.  Like clockwork, we send out party invites to our friends and family at the start of the holiday season. Our Christmas cards and party invites always coordinate and serve as our loved one’s first clue…