The Princess and Her Cowboys Birthday Giveaway

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It is Britney’s birthday!  We are celebrating with her and her blog, The Princess and Her Cowboys, with a birthday giveaway.  There are quite a few gifts including some that are everyday favorites for Britney!  Included in some of the prizes are bigger gift cards as well, so there is something for everyone {see the list of prizes below}.  The giveaway only goes until Saturday, so head on over right away to get yourself entered! a Rafflecopter … [Continue reading...]

All Things Fall Y’all Blog Hop + Giveaway

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Fall is, by far, my favorite season.  No wait, holiday.  Yes, I think of fall as a holiday season!  The only thing I do not like about fall is that it leads to the cold winter “holiday”!  But, how can you not love fall leaves, pumpkins, apple picking, sipping on cider, wearing sweaters…..okay, I better stop because I could go on forever. Today’s post is All Things Fall for you to enjoy…it is a giveaway AND a fall related blog hop.  What is a blog hop?  Well, you basically hop from one blog to … [Continue reading...]

It’s Play. Party. Pin’s. Birthday and we are celebrating with a $350 Paypal Cash Giveaway!


Happy birthday to Britni over at Play, Party, Pin!  A few of us bloggers went in together to help her celebrate…..and what did we decide to do?  We want to give a lucky reader the chance at $350 in a Paypal Cash Giveaway! Prize: $350 PayPal Cash Giveaway Giveaway open: Worldwide, anyone who has a PayPal […]

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Win a $100 Amazon Gift Card in this Pinterest Giveaway Blast


Makobi Scribe is bringing you this Amazon Pinterest blast where one lucky reader will win a $100 Amazon gift card.  If you already follow West Street Story on Pinterest….then, guess what?  You already have one entry eligible for this Pinterest Giveaway Blast.  All you have to do is get yourself signed up below! The giveaway […]

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DIY chalkboard wine glasses from the Dollar Store {step by step guide}


If you follow Invites by Jen and the IBJ blog, The Wedding by Jen, you have probably already seen this project floating around the web.  But, since it was such a cute DIY project, I couldn’t help but share it here on West Street Story as well.  Today I am giving you a step-by-step guide […]

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Julep Maven Unboxing {July 2014}

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Welcome to my newest obsession, nail care {and what is turning into an obsession of nail care with a Julep Maven subscription}! Up until the time I became pregnant with Laughton, I was a nail biter.  My nails were so bad, I was embarrassed to go and get a manicure {there wasn’t enough nail to […]

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top ten things i do while on this hiatus {surviving infant loss}

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I have been on a hiatus.  A hiatus from working, cleaning, socializing, blogging, etc.  Which means, every day when Graham comes home from work he asks, “So, what did you do today?”  He isn’t asking because he is trying to hold me accountable for anything, but mainly just to make sure I am doing okay.  […]

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the meaning behind Laughton’s name {surviving infant loss}

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Monday morning, the start of a new week.  Most dread Mondays…the furthest point in the work week until the freedom of the weekend begins. I woke up disliking this particular Monday for so many reasons other than just being faced with another work week. For one, this past weekend, Graham and I buried Laughton and […]

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too beautiful for earth {surviving infant loss}

Surviving Infant Loss -- my story as I grieve the loss of my son born prematurely at 27 weeks

It has been three days.  Three days since our son, Laughton, made his appearance much sooner than expected.  Three days since he left us to be with God far too early. Today is the first day waking up since getting out of the hospital and when I did wake up, I quickly realized I didn’t […]

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