Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Be Fabulous Friday #11

Why Fabulous Friday? I think Coco Chanel said it best. 
"A girl should be two things, Classy, and Fabulous!"
So share your fabulousness with me and all of us here every friday! 

Here are the Rules...

1. Write about an accomplishment, daily task, or something exciting that has happened (or will happen) in your life that you deserve some recognition for. 
2. If possible, post a picture showing that accomplishment.
3. Copy the "Fabulous Friday" button and place it in your post. Or copy the code and place it in your html.
 4. Link up your post here and spread the word! 

I'm feeling fabulous today because my Studio Salon is officially up and running. My first month has been very successful, thanks to a lot of hard work, the support of friends, and my sweet husband Tyler. It feels good to work so hard at something and have your efforts pay off! Especially when you are achieving one of your dreams. 

Like what you see? Head over to my facebook page and check it out! CLICK HERE!!!

Why are you feeling fabulous?
Sarah G

Blessed. Loved. Old.

As you guys know I had my 23rd birthday last week. It was a great day and I felt so loved! Tyler spent all day catering to my wants and wished (so blessed) and so many friends and family helped to make me feel special. So thank you guys for all the love and birthday wishes!

Part of being married means you get a second family. I am so lucky to have married into such a wonderful family. Marsha sent me a special birthday package with a whole bunch of things just for me. She knows me well and I love her so much!

My mother sent me a fun package as well with a new birthday/party dress! As you can see, the dogs think theres something in there for them...

I made tyler take pics of me in my new dress so I could have some birthday pictures, and share with my  mom (and you guys) how cute I looked in her birthday gift to me. 

Blazer: Express Shoes: Forever Young Dress: MY MOMMY! 

Love You guys. Thanks for making me feel so loved on my birthday!
Sarah G

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Kitchen Clutter

I don't know about you but my pantry is a catchall for anything you can eat. Meaning, anything edible just gets stuffed in there. There is no order to it, it's pure chaos. One day I would love to have a beautiful pantry such as these...

 *sigh* a girl can dream right?

However, we are only renting and will most likely only be here for a few more months, so spending time and money to do something extravagant at this point would be pointless. And not very smart. But I just had to do something!
Yeah its bad, embarrassing, etc. 

 So I got in my car and went to Michaels to see if they had any cute baskets. Not only did they have baskets, but they were all 50% off!? My sale senses must have been tingling or something because it worked out perfectly. I got about 12 baskets of varying sizes for less than $100! Steal for sure. 

The first thing I did was take everything out and put it into categories on my counter/anywhere in the kitchen that had enough space. I threw out anything that was expired and got rid of anything I knew we would never eat. I then cleaned all the shelves with clorox wipes and whatnot and began sorting things into baskets. The result was great!

Tah duh!!! One. Million. Times. Better!! Aren't the baskets perfect? They fit just right.

Having the different sizes makes it easy to categorize things. For example, I have a lot more baking stuff, than vinegars/sauces. So it only makes sense to have different sized baskets right?

I also love the color. They are simple, clean, and can easily fit into any decor when we move and they get a new pantry for a home.

Having the different baskets makes cooking and snacking a breeze! I have a basket just for sandwhich fixins (as pictured), one for snacks, and one that has everything we need to make spaghetti (my husbands favorite). It is so convenient and no longer a source of stress every time I open the pantry doors.

I also found these chalkboard labels for real cheap at Michaels. I haven't finished making the labels yet but I couldn't resist posting my progress! So you will all just have to be patient until then. 
I hope I inspired you to get organized!
Sarah G