Our March Girls Night Out event was a huge success! A special thank you to everyone who participated: Jennifer Morris (LuLaRoe), Katie Petty & Jamie Prout (LipSense) , Kaet Barron (Rodan & Fields), Amber Murphy, Shanda Jacobson, & Laura Jones (Arbonne), Strands Salon, LouVino, and Safe Place Louisville.
I also can't leave out our wonderful photographer Nathan Mann! Please go like his Facebook page to see more of his great work. He covers many events in the Louisville area, and is also a former president of the local affiliate for Professional Photographers of America.
You can check out more of the photos from the event on our Facebook page.
The Louisville Housewives strive to help local entrepreneurs get their businesses growing. One way we do this is by highlighting business at our Girls Night Out events, and introducing them to you here! Who doesn’t love to shop local?
Our March Girls Night Out will be at LouVino in Douglass Hills (11400 Main St.) on Tuesday, March 21 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. There will be shopping, networking, and a lot of wine!!!! Guests can come shop brands like LulaRoe, Rodan & Fields, LipSense, and Arbonne. Strands Salon will also be at the event doing complimentary styles! Here is some more information about the brands and people you will meet at our GNO!
Strands Salon will be doing complimentary styles all night long and will have some of the products they use on display and for sale! Strands Salon is located next door to LouVino at 11400 Main Street in Douglass Hills. They are open Monday thru Saturday by appointment, and their phone number is 938-HAIR. Strands offers haircuts, color and highlights, balayage, and facial waxing. They feature Keune & Kevin Murphy color lines and R+Co & IGK styling products.
Join Strands Salon Facebook Page Here!
Did you know that you can make cookies from pretty much any cake mix!?!? I recently made Funfetti cookies for a small party I had and everyone loved them! The recipe is simple with only four ingredients, and sometimes it is even on the side of the Funfetti cake mix box. The recipe I used can also be found at www.pillsbury.com.
The recipe is as followed:
- Preheat the oven to 375°F. In large bowl, combine cake mix, oil and eggs; stir with spoon until thoroughly moistened. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. With bottom of glass dipped in flour, flatten to 1/4-inch thickness.
- Bake at 375°F. for 6 to 8 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets.
- (Optional) Spread frosting over warm cookies. Immediately sprinkle each with candy bits from frosting. Let frosting set before storing. Store in tightly covered container.
I made some cookies with icing and some without icing; both were a hit! Make these for your next party, or at home with your kids. They are fun, easy, and oh so worth it!
I'm happy to announce our next Girls Night Out event will be held on Tuesday, March 21 at LouVino in Douglass Hills from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
LouVino has two locations in Louisville; the one in Douglass Hills is located at 11400 Main Street. We will be having our monthly networking social and meet up at this location in their private room! They will also have half price bottles of wine available with a $25 food purchase to enjoy with friends.
Come enjoy a night out of shopping, networking, and drinking wine with your girlfriends. There is a link below to reserve your free VIP ticket!
A couple of my friends and I had our first "babyless" night together in a very long time! (Our husbands decided to tag along too!) We went down to Whiskey Row, and ended up at two restaurants located right next to the Second Street Bridge. Our first stop was Sidebar, where we enjoyed burgers and bourbon. They also have the best truffle fries!
After dinner, we ventured underground to Troll Pub Under the Bridge. The Troll is an awesome hang out, and has a very unique set up. They have awesome drinks, like the Electric Margarita pictured below. Overall, it was a successful night...but now to pick up the babies!!
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Troll Pub Under the Bridge-
I had a great lunch today at the Eagle on Bardstown Road. Not only was the food delicious, but they also have a great rotating beer selection- some options are even gluten free!! The Eagle is a food and beer hall that specializes in southern comfort food. They are located at 1314 Bardstown Road, and are open 7 days a week from 11 AM - 12 AM. To learn more about The Eagle- Louisville follow them on social media!
Need a quick, last minute Monday dinner idea? Look no further! This recipe puts a new and slightly healthier twist to a modern American sandwich, the "Sloppy Joe." I found this recipe on Delish's Facebook Page and there's even a video to help you out! The recipe is as followed:
I ran across a fun and EASY recipe for a weekend breakfast that the kid's (and you!) are going to love! I've also made this some nights as a sweet treat. I found this recipe on Pillsbury.com, and there is minimal ingredients, time, and clean-up!
The recipe is as follows:
-1 can of refrigerated cinnamon rolls
-1 cup powdered sugar
-3 tablespoons milk
-1 teaspoon vanilla
All you have to do is spray a waffle iron with cooking spray and bake each roll for about 3 minutes. (I checked on mine halfway through to make sure they weren't burnt)
As far as the glaze goes, mix the powdered sugar, milk, vanilla, and the icing provided with the rolls together in a bowl and drizzle over top!
Growing up in a small Indiana town, I knew I always wanted to venture out and discover new things. When it came time to choose where I would take my life after high school, I made a leap and moved away from home to see what all a small town girl could accomplish.
I attended Western Kentucky University where I majored in Public Relations and minored in Marketing. After college I moved again, this time to Nashville, TN where I lived and worked for a year before moving back home to start a family with my middle school sweetheart.
Today I am a stay-at-home mom to a very rambunctious 2-year-old girl, and am extremely excited to be taking over the Louisville Housewives brand. I’m planning to launch my first Girls’ Night Out event in March in the Louisville area, so stay tuned to the blog for more details!
I have answered about myself below. Enjoy!
Describe yourself in three words.
Independent, satiric, and orderly
What are your professional goals that you would like to accomplish this year?
I want to establish a good community within the Louisville Housewives brand, and maybe even expand the brand to new cities in my home state of Indiana.
What is something you are passionate about?
Animals! I’m a huge animal lover, with cats in particular. I have two of my own, but have been known to bring home a stray or two. I also credit myself for the number of outdoor cats that have adopted my parents’ back porch as their forever home. Sorry Mom!
What profession did you want to have when you grew up?
I wanted to either be a doctor, or the lady who pulled out the ping-pong number balls on the lottery show. Obviously neither one really worked out.
What is the best advice you’ve ever been given?
My dad always told me, "life is tough; better get a helmet."
What are you currently watching on Netflix?
I love to watch re-runs!!! My favorites are Glee, Modern Family and Scandal.
What CD is in your car right now?
T-Swift. All day, every day!
What is something on your bucket list?
I would love to travel overseas and experience the culture in different countries. Two countries I really want to visit are France and Japan. Now to only to get over my fear of flying over large bodies of water!
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Mother. Wife. Daughter. Sister. WOMAN!
I'm currently a stay-at-home mother with a degree in Public Relations from Western Kentucky University. I have many titles, but at heart I'm just a small town girl making her statement on the world.
She believed she could, so she did.