Garlic Parmesan Yellow Squash Rounds

Garlic Parmesan Yellow Squash Rounds

Looking for a yummy way to use up your yellow squash? These Garlic Parmesan Yellow Squash Rounds make the perfect side dish or appetizer! My husband has had a somewhat successful garden this year in spite of the insects and those darn deer! Our goal was to have lots of zucchini squash, but unfortunately, the […]

Traffic Growth Strategies that Actually Work

Traffic Growth Strategies that Actually Work

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Traffic Secrets: The Underground Playbook for Filling Your Websites and Funnels with Your Dream Customers. All opinions are our own. In Russell Brunson’s new book, Traffic Secrets: The Underground Playbook for Filling Your Websites and Funnels with Your Dream Customers, you’ll learn foundational principles that will help you […]

Star Wars Party Ideas

Star Wars Party Ideas

Star Wars Parties are our jam. We are mega-Star Wars fans in the Crouch family. I think we’ve had three Star-Wars themed birthday parties in the past two years, and May the Fourth is a true holiday around here. These epic Star Wars party ideas are perfect for a birthday party for any age, a […]

9/11/01

9/11/01

9/11/01 A day that changed American history forever.  Terrorists attacked the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Passengers on a third plane selflessly brought it down to keep it from its target.  9/11 was a day that has been seared into our memories and into our lives. We here at This Blue Dress thought we’d […]

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 […]

A Tribute to Our Teachers

A Tribute to Our Teachers

I could go on for days about the teachers I have had the privilege of studying under in my lifetime. I remember all of their names, many of the subjects we studied and projects we worked on in their classes, and the way they ran their classrooms. I remember the way they treated me, encouraged […]

Celebrating Real Equality

Celebrating Real Equality

In the midst of Women’s History Month, I have spent quite a bit of time reflecting on my gender and what it means to be a woman in the world today. As a kid, I was about as much of a tomboy as they come. I loved baiting my own fishing hook, I refused to […]

Refresh Your Fall Day 3: Qualities of a friend

Refresh Your Fall Day 3: Qualities of a friend

  We’re switching gears today to work on a new project–writing down some of the great qualities of a friend or family member. How does this help refresh your life? Well, it’s almost like a gratitude list for your friends. Recognizing the good in other people is a great way to show appreciation for them […]

Why You Should Add Simple Items to Your Bucket List

Why You Should Add Simple Items to Your Bucket List

We often talk about the big and impressive stuff when we are asked about our bucket lists: things like the classic bungee jumping, traveling to a foreign country, breaking a world record. While it’s fun to think about the thrilling experiences we want to have, I think it’s important to also have some simple items […]