Dec 132014

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Jostens. All opinions are 100% mine.

One of the rites of passage when I was younger was receiving your class ring.  I’ve come to learn that the tradition of how and when kids receive their ring varies widely by state to state (and likely even school to school).  The constant, though, is that it was still kind of a big deal.

As a lot of school-related traditions have changed or faded over the years but class rings haven’t been one of them.  I think part of it is because you can make it a really personal thing – chose the stone, the style, the activities you want highlighted, everything.  I received mine as an 8th grade graduation present, which was awesome: I had 4 years of school to wear it.

Here are 3 tips on how to choose a class ring. One is to consider your school's traditions - like this ring ceremony Austin had.

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Jan 052012
Our theme for the second week of Pin Me! Thursdays is New Year’s Resolutions.  Yesterday I shared my 2012 goals with you; today I’ll share some pins that expand on those goals.


I will be incorporating this arms & ab workout (plus some others).


I will learn how to make these bracelets (and send a care package of them to A1 at college).

Cake Decorating!

I will attempt to do something similar to this for Baby C.’s 1st birthday (or practice enough so that I can for next year).


I’ll be doing something very similar to this (keep an eye out for my post about it).

What are your New Year’s Resolutions?