Our Bucket Lists: See Wicked

Our Bucket Lists: See Wicked

Disclaimer: Affiliate links included in this post. Thanks for supporting This Blue Dress! I have to credit my sister Maegan for introducing about a trillion cool things to me. One day in 2005, she brought home two books: a piano book with two witches on the cover, and a green book called Wicked: The Grimmerie. […]

Great Websites for Gorgeous Spring Dresses

Great Websites for Gorgeous Spring Dresses

We’re kinda all about dresses at This Blue Dress. No, we don’t sell them, but we love any excuse to get a new one! We especially can’t resist the call of spring dresses, because of their gorgeous florals, ruffles, lace, and pastels. Find your dress now on one of these fantastic websites! They offer almost […]

Fancy, Stay-At-Home Dinner & Dessert Ideas

Fancy, Stay-At-Home Dinner & Dessert Ideas

There are several occasions throughout the year when I want to step my dinner game up a notch and make something really nice. Birthdays, anniversaries, Valentine’s Day, and special visitors, to name a few. Crafting a beautiful and delicious meal is a great way to show love and appreciation for someone! If you’re looking for […]

DIY Elena of Avalor-Inspired Hair Accessory

DIY Elena of Avalor-Inspired Hair Accessory

We just threw a Disney Princess birthday party for my four year-old daughter. It was a lot of work, but it was so fun! My daughter wanted all her guests to dress up in Disney attire, and asked if I would dress up as well. I asked her who I should be, and she answered, […]

Elf Yourself

Elf Yourself

Elf Yourself brings a good laugh into our home in December. Elf Yourself is a website owned by Office Depot. You upload pictures of yourself (and your family, friends, co-workers, dog) and the faces ends up as one of the dancers’ faces in a short, comedic musical video. You can have up to five faces […]

14 Ways to Improve Interfaith Relationships

14 Ways to Improve Interfaith Relationships

Author’s Note: Recently, I sent a 10 question survey to several people of varying religions to help me as I wrote these posts. I’ve included some of the responses to the survey and some of my own experiences in Part 1 and Part 2 of this topic. This is Part 2. A special Thank You to […]

Try a New Cocoa Flavor

Try a New Cocoa Flavor

***This Post contains affiliate links. I may get a small commission based on your purchases at no extra cost to you. Thanks for supporting This Blue Dress!  First of all, are you a hot chocolate fanatic like us? If so, don’t miss MaLee’s awesome list of 31 hot chocolate flavors and mix-ins! Keep reading for […]

Bethlehem Marketplace

Bethlehem Marketplace

Last year, my family attended a special Christmas event at a nearby Southeast Baptist Church called Bethlehem Marketplace. It turned out to be one of the most beautiful and impactful interfaith experiences I’ve ever had. The church set up a giant tent-like facility where visitors would walk through to experience what it may have looked […]

Simple & Stunning Ways to Wrap Presents

Simple & Stunning Ways to Wrap Presents

Have you ever received a gift that was almost too pretty to open? We adore those kinds of gifts, especially Maegan! Creating a beautifully wrapped present takes more time, but it sends the message that you really care about the person receiving the gift. You don’t have to be a “crafty” person to make it […]