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Name: Kim
Date registered: April 27, 2012

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  1. Floors, floors, floors! — September 7, 2015
  2. HemisFares Review — September 4, 2015
  3. Keep Friends Close and Anemones Closer — July 27, 2015
  4. Whole House List — July 20, 2015
  5. The Before — July 13, 2015

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Jan 28

SwankyLuv reviews: Gossamer

This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I may receive compensation. Gossamer is Lois Lowry’s 32nd published work. It is a very fast read which follows the stories of three dream-givers, Littlest One, Thin Elderly, and Strapping, and three humans, an unnamed old woman, John …

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Dec 20

A Very Swanky Wedding: Things That Happen After You Get Engaged


A number of things have happened since Chris and I got engaged, some of them a little more strange than others.   1) People, lots of people, will hug you. People you never expected to hug you will hug you. The night we got engaged, Chris’ best friend hugged me and congratulated us. He is …

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Nov 02

Wedding Centerpiece Ideas


Before Pinterest, it was actually fairly difficult to find ideas for centerpieces. Much of what I found before were some not-so-creative ideas that involved sticking some flowers in a vase. And sure, you could get together with your florist and have them put some flowers in some vases, but where’s the fun in that? Katie …

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Oct 31

A Very Swanky Wedding: Getting Engaged

Chris and I got engaged on Saturday! It was actually really cute. It was at my birthday party at the club where we met. He was working, but he came upstairs to where I was having my party and handed me the outer box that the ring came in. When I opened it, I found …

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Aug 31

Be My Bridesmaid?


So, you’ve gotten engaged, called your parents, and updated your status on facebook. Maybe you’ve even started to get the ball rolling on your plans. Now, it’s time to ask your bridesmaids to be in your wedding. Sure, you could just call them ask them, or get together at your favorite restaurant and dish about …

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Aug 29

Detroit Zoo

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On Thursday, we decided to take a visit to the Detroit Zoo. It’s been about 8 years since I’d been, and I’ve been wanting to do something (Zoo, Greenfield Village, Henry Ford Museum) so we decided that since we’re about 15 minutes away from the zoo, it would be an easy little day trip. And …

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Aug 28

Excuses, Excuses

Before the Pinterest app came out, my last post here was the day after Mother’s day. The past 3 months have just flown by, and I owe it to you to explain where I’ve been. So here goes: 1. At the end of April, Swanky Luv exploded. It was the same day that my guest …

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Aug 15

Pinterest Apps


I originally expected my return to blogging to be an explanation of where I’ve been for the past 3 months, then a rant about plus size clothing, then a return to your regularly scheduled programming. bus life doesn’t always work out the way you plan. Yesterday, Pinterest announced the release of an Android app, an iPad …

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May 14

Mother’s Day


Happy Mommy’s day! Yesterday was Mother’s day, so I spent my day with my mom (obviously). Here she is watering the plants we planted yesterday: She’s gonna kill me for posting that. I made her a pot of plants for the patio for mother’s day (petunias, verbena, and pansies). She loved it. Anyway, we spent …

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May 10

Lelli’s On The Green


Whenever my uncle comes into town, he has to visit Lelli’s, which used to be located downtown but recently moved just down the street from our house. Today, he came in and I was available to go for the first time. Lelli’s On The Green has been his favorite restaurant for years, and I know …

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