Sticky: A Gordman’s Giveaway for a New Year!

2015 is in full swing, like it or not, and while I may not be someone who makes resolutions, I do like to start fresh, and take time to “reset”.

HomeDecor_286x712In 2015 — I will be getting to style and dress up some bunkhouses on the ranch that have been a long time coming.  I don’t know about you, but I am constantly rearranging my furniture in my current home, trading out throw pillows and throws for a different look. Confession: I do the same thing with cosmetics. 

So since it’s a “New Year”, what are you doing to improve yourself or your home?  Are you adding new decor? New must-haves in your wardrobe?  If you’re like me, and you love change- I am here to help!

Gordmans and I have partnered and we are ready to jumpstart your “new look”! If you’ve never been to a Gordman’s you’re missing out — they have great fashion and home decor, at prices that won’t break the bank!   You can find everything from candles to rugs, to pillows, to throws, to lamps and wall art — the possibilities are endless! 

I’m going to give away a $25 Gordman’s gift card to one lucky commenter that tells me what they’re ready to change in 2015. You can enter as many times as you like, (before Sunday at midnight) and you’ll get an extra entry if you mention how much you love to shop Gordmans! 

And to make life even better, I’m including a 20% off coupon.  Hello, New Year! Hello, Shopping!


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Don’t forget to follow Gordman’s Pinterest boards. They’re sure to inspire!  Trust me, I’ve already done the stalking for you! 

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Are you ready for some change?

To enter: leave a comment before Sunday (February 2, at Midnight! ) 

Happy Trails and good luck! 

Wordless Wednesday





6 Things Every First-Time Horse Owner Should Know


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The Colt Cam Chronicles

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Fall Work… And a Fall.

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The Country Mash-up

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Christmas in the Country: Reveal


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When death comes


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The Stagecoach and the Snowmen

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Peppermint Martinis

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One of my favorite Holiday Cocktail Concoctions is a little ditty I came up with a couple years ago – a Peppermint Martini. Well, to clarify, I didn’t actually invent them. Someone who’s probably a mixologist did, but I took what they did and made it my own… I love a martini – as long […]

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