Local Outing Ideas For Young Families

Local Outing Ideas For Young Families

It’s incredible to see a child’s joy over little things, like sprinkles on ice cream or pine cones. Going on mini-adventures with my girls has helped me bond with them and learn to enjoy the little things more. Going out with kids isn’t always easy, but it IS possible! There are many places and activities […]

Shame of Community College

Shame of Community College

It’s so funny how things can change in just 365 days. 1 year. A year ago if you had asked me where I was attending school, I would have stuttered out a shameful response that I was attending my local community college. I would have followed it with a long explanation about how it was […]

Pocket Points App: A Review

Pocket Points App: A Review

Attention high school and college students! Want free gifts and coupons for something you already do? Check out Pocket Points™ – Pocket Points, Inc. ! (affiliate link) **This post contains affiliate links which means I get a commission for products you buy at no additional cost to you. Thank you for supporting This Blue Dress! We live […]

The Cupcake Decorator’s Secrets

The Cupcake Decorator’s Secrets

Welcome to the vault of all cupcake decorator secrets! You have been chosen worthy enough to receive tips from one of the top cupcake franchises in the country (which shall remain anonymous). WHY Y’ALL SHOULD LISTEN TO ME Just to give you insight into a cupcake decorator’s life let’s start from the beginning. The VERY […]

8 Ways to Cope While Your Family Member is Deployed

8 Ways to Cope While Your Family Member is Deployed

Did you know that we come from a military family?   Our wonderful dad served in the National Guard for 35 Years. In that time, he served three tours (between 6-14 months each) in Costa Rica, Iraq, and Kuwait. Each deployment was extremely difficult for our family.   It was hard not to see our […]