• My kids don’t have social media and I’m ready to talk about why. Now first of all, let me get something out of the way. This is a zero judgment post. You go ahead and raise your kids the way you want to and I’ll do the same. I do, however, look around and find myself in the minority these days and sometimes, it can feel a little lonely. You can start to question yourself, and thi

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  • I’ve been thinking a lot about fairytales lately. More specifically, I’ve been thinking about how there’s really no such thing as a fairytale, if there’s not a villain.  Cinderella had the wicked stepmother and evil sisters who made her life a living hell;  Sleeping Beauty had Maleficent to contend with; Snow White had the wicked queen trying to murder her because of jealou

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  • I remember the first time I met Mandy Ferguson Kraft as if it was yesterday. But then again, I imagine anyone who has ever met her would say the exact same thing. Mandy was someone you noticed.  Sure, she was gorgeous with her dark skin and dark hair and those long, dark eyelashes that she perfectly manicured with her safety pin and Q-tips, but it wasn’t just that.  There was something about

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  • A new year has begun and we are so excited for what 2017 will bring, but first, I thought it would be fun to look back at CC and Mike’s Top 10 Lifestyle Blog Posts of 2016. 1. A Letter of Forgiveness to the Man Who Tried to Murder My Mom – On Sept. 16th, 2016, I sat down and in 30 minutes —with a lot of tears shed—, I wrote a letter of forgiveness to the man who tried to murder my moth

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  • OK you guys, I’ve rounded up some Cyber Monday home decor sales from the store that rocks everybody’s world—TARGET of course. You know, that store you go into for a bar of soap and $300 later you leave with two carts full of home goods?  Yep, Target has it all for home decor and they definitely did not disappoint for Cyber Monday either. I think I could decorate a whole house with all

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  • So here’s the deal…this Ultimate Gift Guide—Christmas Gifts for Kids—is your new best friend because now you can shop for your kid’s Christmas from the comfort of your home without having to brave that horrific traffic and those awful checkout lines.  So grab a cup of coffee or a glass of wine and get ready to knock out some Christmas shopping because here are my favorite picks f

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  • 1. Anthropologie Initial ornament  2. Buffalo Check Scarf  3. Bauble Bar earrings  4. Monogrammed wine stopper 5.  Mantra bracelets  6. Kate Spade earrings . 7. Agate Cheese board  8. Naughty/Nice wine glasses  9. white and gold cheese board tools  10. Anthropologie Agate coasters   11. Gold Post earrings.  12. Personalized Ornament  13. white, gold, and marble cheese tray  14. Pottery Barn fur wi

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  • OK so it’s a big day.  I get it.  I’m sure we will all be inundated with nothing but doomsday Election Day coverage in our news feeds and I don’t know about you, but I just need a break from all the seriousness.  So, I give you “Miller Musings,” a random collection of crappy iphone photos I’ve been taking along with stories I’ve been jotting down in my pho

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  • Did you happen to read my blog post on Halloween Mom Insanity?   Well, I’ll have you know that I was right on point with Reason #10 that Halloween drives moms to lose their minds.  Per the norm, my kids—especially Emmy—have already started talking about their costumes for next year.  Seriously?  Do we really have to talk about something that is 364 days away?  Emmy wants to be a “bride

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  • BACKGROUND STORY: I was raised in McAlester, Oklahoma and I went to a small - and by small I mean absolutely tiny - Christian school associated with my dad's church from pre-K to 8th grade. My 8th grade graduating class had 8 people in it. Yes, you read that right I said 8 people, as in EIGHT.

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