sleep number bed review

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Balance21 Comments

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Sleep Number®.  As always, all words and opinions are my own. If you remember, back in December we went to our local Sleep Number store in Rochester, MN, to select a new mattress and foundation.  Jeff and I have very different mattress preferences and this had led to one or both of us not … Read More

my favorite period drama miniseries

Marian Parsonsa slice of life177 Comments

I’ll just put it right out there.  This post is a complete change of pace. A few weeks (months) ago, I mentioned my love for period drama miniseries on Instagram stories and I received a bunch of requests to share my favorites.  So, I started a list and I finally hunted down all of the images and details to share … Read More

March 2018 Favorites

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Favorite Things30 Comments

Can you believe it’s already April?  Can you believe we just had a snow storm that dropped about 8″?!  Over Spring break?!  Can you believe I just turned the big 4-oh and I have joined the ranks of the middle-aged?  Yep.  That’s what’s going on. Before we get too far into April, though, let me share some of my favorites … Read More

late to the greek yogurt party

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Food & Fitness61 Comments

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by FAGE.  All words and opinions are honest and completely my own. Truth.  When I was asked if I would be interested in working with FAGE (pronounced fa-yeh), a Greek yogurt company, as a sponsor, I had to pause a minute and think about it.  Hmm…I don’t know.  Is it good?  Well, the only way … Read More

the big three

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Balance, Running a Business39 Comments

When I worked in the corporate world (can you even imagine that?), I would keep a running to-do list on a legal pad.  Each day, I would work through the list until it was “quitting time” and, whatever was left on the list would get transferred to a fresh piece of paper as the start of my to-do list for … Read More

Tuscany, Paris, & Junk Bonanza

Marian ParsonsAntiques, Artistic Endeavors, Balance71 Comments

I have a couple of very exciting trips and events coming up this year that I wanted to share, in case you’re able to join me.  The first one is a biggie. A few months ago, I received an e-mail from one of my MMS Milk Paint retailers, Dana, of Le Beau Chateau.  She is a seasoned world traveler and … Read More