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  • Mandy Rose February 17, 2013 at 4:44 pm

    Hi Shay! I just found your blog…and yes it may have been because of your brother, but I must say YOU ARE FABULOUS! Your family is so adorable and I can't wait to read more of your blog. You can find me at:

    Nice to "e-meet" you!

  • Mix and Match Mama February 21, 2013 at 1:37 am

    I use Slightly Askew Designs for my blog designs. You can find her link on my sidebar :).

  • Lucky One February 21, 2013 at 12:20 am

    Hey Shay!
    I think you are so awesome and have inspired me to maybe start blogging my story. So how did you get yours to look so cute and fashionable. For example the heading font and colors and all the objects?? Thanks.

  • kimhayes February 28, 2013 at 1:13 am

    Hello Shaye,
    I am a newbie to your blog and found you after seeing you on the batchlelor. I am a 49 year old happily married, Christian Mom of two delightful sons,ages 18 and 20,and your brother is the reason I watched this season's batchelor. He is the only one who has family values, kindness and integrity like my husband and I have tried to instill in our boys and he will make the woman he chooses very blessed! I like your sense of humor and look forward to more of your fun posts!

  • Kassandra Notte March 7, 2013 at 4:01 am

    Hi shay! Your blogs are hillarious! Thanks for the entertainment. . And ofcourse your food looks delicious too.

  • Anonymous March 12, 2013 at 4:22 am

    Love your blogs :))
    Loved watching your family on The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. You are so fortunate to have the sweetest parents ever. I think your dad has been one of the most "real" dads ever on the show. I did happen to think Chris Lambtons dad was "real" too…
    I have also really enjoyed reading all of your yummy recipes. I think I may have gained a few pounds just from looking at them :))
    Thanks for sharing and have a very
    Blessed day!!

  • Patty Portier Wade March 12, 2013 at 11:36 am

    I had read your blog since Bachelor Sean started and I have appreciated your perspective! Thanks for sharing your trip pictures. It gave us more of a peak at everything! I wanted so badly to hear you say how much you LOVE Catherine and their engagement…I may have missed it so I'll go back and look. I wanted Chris Harrison to talk to Sean and Catherine about YOUR FAMILY and how your mom ended up handling their engagement. Sounds like you all support each other, always! and I love that.

  • Anonymous March 12, 2013 at 3:58 pm

    After watching Sean on Emily's season Iwas so excited to follow his journey. I must say your family is simply beautiful the love between you I felt thru my tv screen was real NOT a script. This year was by far the best ever. Your parents are such loving and great people. I met my husband 25 years ago the old fashion way jr high sweetheart. With all the bad in the world its great to see other families with values and morals and true love for each other. May God continue to Bless each of you.

  • March 13, 2013 at 5:19 pm

    I love your blog shay.. I would even read it if seans wasn't your brother πŸ˜‰
    hee hee, on a Monday night a group of LDS girls would gather at a 65yr old ladies home and watch it! ahaah

    Ok, I have a couple of questions.. firstly, I wrote about your green shirt from this weeks episode, so sad it was sold out, you need to send it to me ahhahahaha!!

    2) I love pretty much all your clothes, do you have a monthly budget on what you spend on clothing?

    3) what are some of your fav outfits

    4) would you share what size you wear, and what your body shape is, and what you love and don't like.

    5) what are some of your fav beauty items you can't live without.

    6) do you work out? if so, when, how, and what you do.
    * having 3 children in 4 years, took atoll on my poor body!!
    thanks shay

  • Anonymous March 14, 2013 at 8:04 pm

    Love your blog! I would love to hear how sean is doing and your awesome new addition to the family! I so appreciate you sharing your faith on tv and on this blog…it is so refreshing and much needed in a world like today. Thank you so much for that. can't wait to hear more!

  • MrsHairMommy April 9, 2013 at 3:06 am

    Hey shay i was excited when my friend told me you had a blog. I was 9 1/2 months pregnant when seans episode aired where it was his hometown date with emily. We still couldnt think of a name for our baby girl and when he introdiced Kensinton we both looked right at each other. well we now have a Kensington Grace. We get compliments on her name all the time! we tell everyone where it came from!

  • Anonymous April 10, 2013 at 3:54 pm

    Hi Shay,

    I started reading your blog because of the Bachelor and frankly your great makeup tips and recipe ideas.

    Through reading it more regularly, I have such an enormous amount of respect for you, the family youv'e created (and maintained), and your outlook on God and the future.

    I've never posted anything online, but today I was moved to, because today's post (on tough times in a marriage) really resonated with me. I am engaged now, and we're preparing for our wedding with our Priest. You are such a rare combination of being a realist yet still positive, and your approach to everything is truly something we would all benefit from developing.

    Thank you for writing and sharing your life with the public.

    Hopefully, I'll even be in touch with you for honeymoon ideas soon!

  • Anonymous June 20, 2013 at 2:45 pm

    Hey Shay!
    I adore you and your Christian faith. I love your positive posts! You make me want to be a better Mommy and make every day count. Every day is a new,precious day. I am the Mom of 2 boys (5yrs and 2yrs) and I love it! Thank you for your great ideas, joy and positivity! I love it!!
    Sincerely, Jamie Ross

  • Anonymous August 29, 2013 at 8:53 pm

    Will you be posting a 52 Shades of fall shopping? Or Back to School shopping for moms? Or did I miss it?

  • Mix and Match Mama August 29, 2013 at 8:57 pm

    I did Shopping with Sheaffer and Shay Back to School Shopping for both kids and moms! Click on Shopping with Sheaffer and Shay in the sidebar.

  • Anonymous August 30, 2013 at 10:26 am

    Thanks! I found the Shopping with Sheaffer side bar! I picked up some of those same Gap dresses for my daughter when we went shopping. I just ordered myself some zebra zig zag Toms and need some fun colored cords and a jacket for the fall, so your back to school for mom ideas will get me started!

  • Anonymous October 18, 2013 at 7:27 pm

    Hi! I LOVE your blogs and all the recipes I have tried are great! I have been searching for Halloween undies for my kids. Where did you find them? Thanks!!!

  • Maureen February 9, 2014 at 11:17 am

    Since you are a huge Sox fan, wanted you to know, the excitement has begin. Equipment is heading to Florida! Spring Training is coming. You need to make a trip to see them?

  • Betsy Hensley July 2, 2014 at 12:12 pm

    Shay you are great! I love reading your blog. I am interested in your adoption process with Ashby. Do you have any updates?

  • Janelle Fox September 3, 2014 at 11:45 am

    Shay, you have me very interested in using essential oils. Is Young Living the only brand you would use, if so, did you purchase them through Amazon? I also see that there is quite a price range of diffusers. I'm curious what you chose. My 2 year old niece is very prone to sickness, and I would love to purchase the Thieves as well as others for our family. Look forward to your blog every morning! Thank you!

  • Andrea Goodnight December 3, 2014 at 1:43 am

    I absolutley LOVE your blog!! So fun to get decorating ideas from you! Love your kiddos too πŸ™‚

  • Andrea Goodnight December 4, 2014 at 5:32 am

    I also have to tell you that one of my best girlfriends from college…her cousin Luisana Lopilato is married to Michael Buble, a bunch of us girls got to Vancouver to meet them! They are adorable together, so is their baby boy who looks just like Michael! xo

  • Colleen Miglio December 4, 2014 at 2:35 pm

    I love the Kendra Scott giveaway you are doing. If I were to win, I would share the other gift cards with my two sisters in law and my two best friends πŸ™‚
    I wish you and your family a wonderful holiday season!

  • Patia December 5, 2014 at 5:49 pm

    I love the Kitchen Aid Mixer giveaway! My friend Maddie is getting married soon and she wants one of these so bad. Unfortunately, I can't afford one right now, so this would be an awesome way to be able to give her the gift she wants πŸ™‚

  • Anonymous December 5, 2014 at 8:48 pm

    My daughter is at the top of my "people to give this to" list! She is graduating from college in May of 2015 and the first thing she wants to buy is a Kitchen Aid mixer. If I win these, she won't have to!

  • Jess February 26, 2015 at 4:59 am

    Hi Shay! I LOVE your blog!! I look forward to it every night! Thank you for writing it :). I wonder if you could tell me where your family stationary is from that's on today's post? LOVE IT!!! Looks very much like Erin Condren ? Also you inspired me to sit down and write out March goals!! πŸ™‚

  • drundle March 6, 2015 at 2:49 pm

    Hi Shay! I have been enjoying your blog! You always have such great tips and ideas. I just bought one of those wet hair brushes for my daughter. She has really long hair and works great for her! Also, picked up that pretty pink OPI polish that you like for your toes. It IS a perfect shade! Nordstrom is my favorite store. If I was to win, I would love to get a cool, new handbag for spring. Often times when I go shopping I end up buying things for my kids instead of me though! Have a blessed day and enjoy your beautiful family.

  • Glenda Pimentel-Vergeldedios March 24, 2016 at 9:04 pm

    Hi Shay, finally I am leaving you a message just to let you know that I truly admire you in so many ways…and maybe start my own blogging too because of you :). So much fun reading your blog and I was just reading your profile and had the biggest smile on my face about Michael Buble…haha. LOVE HIM TOO!. Love your ideas, tips and food recipes! And most importantly I love how you love and adore your family! God Bless you and your endeavor.