While I miss the LEGO-opening Advent calendar days my boys used to love, I have to admit, I had a little fun discovering all of these advent calendars out there that exist for teens and adults. I want some of these for me!If you have someone older you're looking to get a Christmas countdown for, check out this list we've put together. Make … [Read more...]

Hey guys! Been awhile. Like the rest of the world, I'm struggling to get through 2020 for a variety of reasons. One of the things I missed the most during quarantine in the spring was my gym. I got back into running, which was great, but I missed the variety of having classes and having strength training. Finding hand weights was as hard as … [Read more...]

Loving my new AllBirds! They popped up in an an Instagram ad on my feed and I just loved the look. Imade some marketer happy when I clicked through their ad and eventually purchased a pair for myself. I had been on the hunt for awhile for a pair of comfortable every day shoes and these definitely fit the bill. These are truly the comfiest shoes … [Read more...]

Having always been intrigued by the monthly beauty box subscriptions I see various bloggers sharing, I finally pulled the plug and signed up for Ipsy late in the fall. I've gotten two bags thus far and they are fun to receive. January was better than December and I hope I'll find some cool makeup I wouldn't normally try from a shipment. I was … [Read more...]

According to Sephora's description of my new favorite products, 92% of women felt their skin tone looked more even, calmer, and smoother after using the Power Couple Duo from Sunday Riley. I'm a new fan and one of the 92% too and you may be too after trying this set. Between these two products, lactic acid and trans-retinol ester exfoliate and … [Read more...]

While we have yet to even think about getting our main Christmas tree, I got inspired and set up this mini Christmas tree in my office today and it makes me so happy! Everything came from Target and is still on sale: 18" Mini Faux Fur Tree Skirt- $10 25ct Mini Christmas Ornament Set Gold & Silver- $3 Star Christmas Ornament in Silver - … [Read more...]

Hi friends! It's most definitely been awhile! Life is busy, as always. I've been working around 30 hours a week in my day job, on top of having two active kiddos and a busy family schedule. 6th grade and 9th grade for our guys now.It's hard to believe that the baby who inspired me to start this blog is now in high school. We moved both of our … [Read more...]

Cute arm candy is always my favorite part of jewelry! If you ask my kids or my husband what piece of jewelry I like the best, they would definitely all know to say bracelets because I'm always buying and trading up my jewelry. Lately I'm into thread/rope bracelets and I wanted to show you guys ones I wore to an evening out this weekend! They are … [Read more...]

Huge newsflash/sale that hit my inbox today that I had to share for Beautycounter- they are offering 20% off orders right now! I'm new but apparently they've never done this before so it's pretty awesome. If there's something you've been thinking of trying, now is the time with the discount. I joined Beautycounter as a consultant last month … [Read more...]

So we go to visit my parents in North Carolina a few times a year. Down there, the beach culture seems to involve getting to the beach early and setting up one of these large party tents to help deal with the heat and have some shade for the day. It always seemed like a lot of work to me but also appealing in that you have your own little cabana … [Read more...]