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.  It 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 9/11 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. But I don’t remember the day. What […]

Our Top Post in Each Category

Our Top Post in Each Category

In honor of our one-year blogiversary, we compiled a list of the most popular posts in each of our categories for you to enjoy! Don’t forget to check out our giveaway at the end of this post! Categories  Bucket List Why You Should Add Simple Items to Your Bucket List  Crafts & Creations Disney Princess […]

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 […]

Top 10 Posts of 2017

Top 10 Posts of 2017

What a year! It’s been so much fun blogging for This Blue Dress. Thank you all for your support and feedback in our first few months. For real, you are the best! We can’t wait to bring you new content next year. Home building, makeup reviews, our favorite ever recipes, party ideas, and more. In […]

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 […]