Fashion Staples: The Velvet Crush

The 1970s are my favorite decade. I absolutely love all the colors and fabrics associated with the decade. Corduroy and Velvet textures have found a serious new obsession in my heart. This New Year’s I’m adding these seasonal statement textures in my closet and home all year-round, from New Year’s Eve to Mardi Gras and Valentines Day. Velvet reminds me […]

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Merry Christmas From ParadiseRoads: Presents In Presence

I initially was going to share cute ways to wrap presents for your special someone this year. However, this has been my schedule as of lately: 12 hours of the Christmas Story 11 last minute check outs 10 o’clock Mass that I Never made 9 dollars overdraft 8 sad memories 7 un-answered messages 6 exhausting headaches 5 alarms of […]

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Fashion Staples: The Versatile Ankle Boots

I’m kicking off this new year with a brand new category called Fashion Staples. These are my staple pieces that can be paired with anything. When you’re wanting to travel light or that perfect one-and-done piece you want to pull together for the perfect date night. These fashion staples can change the whole vibe of an outfit. […]

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Making It With Mom: Creamy ‘Smores Hot Chocolate

Nothing I love more than sipping on hot chocolate and the smell of roasted (burnt) marshmallows. This is one of my favorite recipes. Enjoy! Creamy ‘Smores Hot Chocolate with graham crackers and toasted marshmallows on top! Ingredients Condiments · 2 tbsp Chocolate syrup, light · 1/4 tsp Non-bitter chocolate chips Baking & Spices · 1/4 […]

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The Flat Stanley Project: Part One

I have had several people ask what is a Flat Stanley? Well, to be honest I didn’t have a clue until my son brought him home one afternoon and said: “here mom”. Flat Stanley is a book for students to read in the class rooms. He is a boy who gets flattened and then travels […]

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Making A List, Checking It Twice

One movie in particular comes to mind as I’m writing this blog and that is, “Jingle All the Way”. Perhaps you remember the movie about the dad running all over town trying to buy the last popular super hero action figure of the season and then the happy ending comes with the dad actually being […]

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