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5 Ways to Be More Focused (Even If You’re a Hot Mess)

  January 24

Have you ever been sitting at the computer trying to pay a bill when your phone lights up with an Instagram notification… so you go to Instagram and notice there is a huge giveaway for a Kate Spade bag… so you follow the rules and “like” the 7 required accounts and tag a friend so you can … Continued

Wishing You A Merry Christmas + Up to 50% Off Shutterfly

  December 18

Hello dear readers! I wanted to drop in and wish you a very Merry Christmas, and I also wanted to share some holiday photos of my family and home. We really are feeling the Christmas warm fuzzies this year, and the kids are so incredibly excited for the big day (picture them yelling “Santa! Presents!” … Continued

How to Practice Feeling Content This Holiday Season

  November 28

I’ll be honest with you. It’s not often I feel content. Call it a character flaw. Call it a strange little personality quirk, but I’ve always been someone who is looking forward and on to the next thing and not appreciating where I am. I always want to improve, to do better, to be better. … Continued

How I Took My Twins to Disney World on a Tight Budget

  November 22

If you follow me on Instagram, you might have seen some pictures from our recent trip to Disney World. It was the very first Disney trip for our twins, and we absolutely loved taking them. There’s nothing better than seeing your kids so excited to ride on It’s a Small World at the Magic Kingdom … Continued

3 Lessons I’ve Learned as a Work From Home Mom

  November 10

It’s hard to believe I’ve been self-employed since January of 2014! Wow, how time flies! Growing my tiny blog into a blog that generates thousands of dollars a month was not easy. Then, add kids to the mix, and some days, it feels downright impossible. However, there are three core lessons I’ve learned as a … Continued

How I’m Going to Replace All My Makeup for Under $70

  November 9

Early this morning, I went to move the laundry from the washer to the dryer, and I noticed I somehow put my entire makeup bag into the washing machine. Literally, my whole bag of makeup with my brushes, foundation, mascara, eyeshadow, and even some nail polish went through a heavy wash in the washer (as if … Continued

A Life & Family Update & Getting Back to Basics

  November 6

Over the weekend, I got an email from a longtime reader who said she missed hearing about my family and the twins. She felt a little disconnected from me somehow. Where once I used to write about the challenges of motherhood and wrangling kids while building this business, now the blog seemed, well, too business-y. … Continued

How To Get Your Wedding Sponsored & Save Lots of Money

  November 3

Are you stressed over the cost of your wedding? Do you wish someone else would just pick up the bill? Well, you’re not alone! We all know that weddings are expensive, but it hurts more when you’re the one writing the checks. The average cost of a wedding in the US is close to $30,000! Crazy, … Continued

The Easiest Way to Start a Blog Without Hiring Anyone

  October 24

I have had so many people ask me the easiest way to start a blog ever since I became a blogger (7 years ago – ah!). So, it’s about time I sit down and give you a super easy step by step tutorial on how to launch your own blog without hiring anyone! If the thought of … Continued

This is the One Big #Adulting Step You Need to Do

  October 18

Ah, #adulting. It feels like I am adulting quite a bit lately. The other night, my husband and I spent an hour unclogging our vacuum cleaner. It was quite dreamy and romantic, the perfect way to spend a candlelit Sunday night. 😉 Then, once we got the thing unclogged (it was a pair of my underwear … Continued
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