Non-Horror Halloween Movies List

Non-Horror Halloween Movies List

Looking for non-horror Halloween movies that won’t scare your pants off? This post is for you. Halloween is one of our FAVORITE holidays at This Blue Dress! We love dressing up, eating lots of candy, and decorating our homes with fall decor. Halloween is usually a holiday for horror-lovers, but that is not our thing. […]

Brazilian Lemonade Recipe

Brazilian Lemonade Recipe

This easy, fruity Brazilian Lemonade recipe is everything you’d want in a refreshing summer drink! Have you ever tried Brazilian Lemonade? Brazilian Lemonade is a deliciously creamy and fruity drink! This is my most requested recipe for drinks, and it only has 4 ingredients! I was first introduced to this AMAZING concoction at a Brazilian […]

An Open Letter To My Sister

An Open Letter To My Sister

Dear Sister,  Do you know how many countless times I have been asked “Are you a Crouch girl?” Do you know how many times I have been called Maegan? Or Makayla? Not only by strangers but even by our parents! There was always a list of names shouted before they got to mine: Madison. Number […]

My Honest Curology Review

My Honest Curology Review

We have seen literally thousands of ads for this new skincare line: Curology. All of them include people with the CLEAREST skin I have ever seen! These people are glowing and claim that they are not wearing makeup. Is it true? Will you get skin that clear by using Curology?  Let me introduce you to […]

Chunky Guacamole Recipe

Chunky Guacamole Recipe

I used to hate chunky guacamole. Really, I hated all guacamole. I thought avocados were gross and squishy and you couldn’t get me to touch the stuff. Then about a year ago, I was searching for recipes for healthy eating. Avocados were in everything I saw. They were on toast, on burgers, on PIZZA! It […]

Stocking Stuffers for the Whole Family

Stocking Stuffers for the Whole Family

Looking for the perfect stocking stuffer for everyone on your list? We’ve got you covered with our stocking stuffer ideas that we love to give and receive–the good stuff! Oddly enough, one of my favorite Christmas traditions is stocking stuffers. As a child, it was awesome waking up to find my white stocking overflowing with […]

Remember September 11th in the Best Way Possible

Remember September 11th in the Best Way Possible

I was only 3 when the events of September 11th occurred–too young to remember anything from that day. Some say they remember the teachers turning the classroom TVs to the news channels. Others say they remember the feeling that something was wrong, even before they heard the twin towers had been hit. (Here are my […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Niagara Falls

The Do’s and Don’ts of Niagara Falls

This summer, my husband and I got to see one of the greatest sights in the United States: Niagara Falls! We were taking a vacation to western New York and while looking at a map, we discovered we were about an hour from the falls! So naturally, we packed up and made a day trip […]

Duolingo App Review

Duolingo App Review

“15 minutes a day can teach you a language…. What can 15 minutes of social media do?” -Duolingo A few weeks ago, my husband and I decided that instead of our nightly TV show episode, we would spend 15-20 minutes a day learning and practicing our Spanish!  Our ward (or church congregation) recently became half […]

Credit Cards and Understanding Your FICO Credit Score

Credit Cards and Understanding Your FICO Credit Score

In high school, we were required to take a personal finance class. Credit cards are a HUGE topic in finance and the only thing my teacher told me was “do not get a credit card”. No questions asked. I was taught to be afraid of charge cards because they are culprit behind debt. Then last […]

7 Ways in 7 Days

7 Ways in 7 Days

Raise your hand if you are NOT busy! ……….anyone? Ok, so we have established that everyone is busy. Students have papers to write and books to study, workers have deadlines and meetings, and parents have meals to cook and kids to entertain. We are busy busy people in 2019! With so much to do and […]

Why I Couldn’t Share My Wedding Photos

Why I Couldn’t Share My Wedding Photos

My wedding was three months ago, and my husband and I absolutely love being married. He has already learned to put the toilet seat down and I have learned to be on time to places (or at least I’m trying). We started dating in high school and dated for two years before I found myself […]