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All in Fun, Personal

Planning the Perfect Surprise Party

What’s more fun than a surprise party? Two years ago I put one together for my mom whose birthday is June 25th. It wasn’t easy to keep it all under wraps and in the end she suspected there would be some kind of gathering for her. Still it was fun! Party planning period can be stressful but if you’re trying to surprise someone this rings even more true! Here are some things that helped me pull off her party successfully. Continue Reading

All in Fun, Blogging, Freebies

Blog Birthday & Giveaway!

The Quirk Life is one year old. Wow!

I remember when I started thinking about doing this. I needed my own platform. I’d written for businesses and magazines but the process was starting to exhaust me. I always had so much to share but was boxed into a certain writing style or topic when writing for other people. I’d had enough. Continue Reading

Freebies, Lifestyle, Personal

Gift Ideas for the Person Who Has Everything

We all have that one person in our lives. When the time comes to get them a present they always say “you don’t have to get me anything.” But you really want to. So then you have to use your own imagination to come up with an awesome present.

No? Just me? I enjoy giving thoughtful gifts to the people that I love! So I analyze many different factors to come up with the perfect gift. Realistic, right? But what do you get for the person that seems to have everything? Don’t worry I’m here to help you figure it out. Continue Reading

Lifestyle, Personal

365 Days of Lessons

TODAY IS MY BIRTHDAY! What a difference a year makes. It’s been a long time since I celebrated myself on my birthday. This year is different though. Nah I’m not throwing a big birthday bash – you know you’d be invited if I did! But I’ll be taking some time to spoil myself and do things that I’ve been putting off.

In my quiet time I realized that my life at 27 looks a lot different than when I turned 26. I want to share these insights with you. Here’s what I’ve learned over the last 365 days. Continue Reading


My Birthday Wish List

My birthday is coming up. September 28th, I’m not going to let you forget!

I’m one of those people that always smiles sweetly and says “nothing” when asked what I want for my birthday, Christmas or whatever occasion. Sometimes I really do want things, but I can’t always pick what I want most.

So here is a photo collage of all the things that I desire currently. Not just for my birthday. It’d be nice to have these things by the end of the year. Continue Reading