July Beauty Favorites

July Beauty Favorites

Follow my blog with Bloglovin  July is here and that means it's time to share my picks for this month's beauty favorites! Click the items listed below to Shop my Favorites! Living Proof Full Dry Volume Blast My hair is naturally fine and straight and shall I say.... limp.  It always needs a little pick-me-up [...]

Summer Nails- My Top 3 Go-To Summer Colors

Summer Nails-  My Top 3 Go-To Summer Colors

I have to admit, I'm really intimidated by all the colors in the nail polish aisle.  I get a little anxious while staring at the wall of endless colors....there's just so many!  I always find myself thinking, "I like this color, but I already have one that's really similar to it."   I have recently [...]

Saturday Style 07/08/17

Saturday Style 07/08/17

H A P P Y   B I R T H D A Y to my Husband, Aaron!! xoxo Black + Mint Stripes & Peep-Toe Booties.... So. Much. Fun! I've found a new favorite dress....and guess what?!  It was my Aunts!  With the original tags still intact, I was quick to retrieve it and I'm so [...]

Coffee Talk Ed. No 18

Coffee Talk Ed. No 18

And just like that, it's Friday once again!!  But it feels like a Wednesday... If you missed this weeks posts, you can find them here, here, and here. Last weekend's festivities were so much fun!  A barbeque with friends and family is always a good time!  Burgers, beer, ring toss, swimming, bounce house, football, and fireworks.....what [...]

Be Our Guest! Tips to create a warm, cozy, and inviting room for your overnight guests to call “home” for the duration of their stay

Be Our Guest!  Tips to create a warm, cozy, and inviting room for your overnight guests to call “home” for the duration of their stay

I come from a large family who visit often.  When they come to visit, I want them to feel right a home. Here are a few tips I use to create a warm, cozy, and inviting room for our overnight guests. Keep a Neutral Color Pallet Keeping the paint color a neutral beige or grey [...]

Festive Fashion- An All-American Inspired Look from Target

Festive Fashion- An All-American Inspired Look from Target

Heading to a friend or family function for today's festivities?  Needing a quick outfit inspiration?  Don't worry, I've got you covered!  Many of you may already have similar items in your closet, but if you don't, head on over to Target to shop this festive look and enjoy 20% off clothes, shoes, and accessories in honor [...]

5 face washing mistakes you might be making 

5 face washing mistakes you might be making 

So you think your doing all the "right" things to maintain a clear completion?  Are you sure?  Here's a list of the top 5 mistakes you might be making. Not using a cleaner that's right for your skin type.  Do your research.  Skin care is not a one type fits all. Missing spots!  Forgetting to [...]

Saturday Style 07/01/17

Saturday Style 07/01/17

BOOM!  And just like that, it's July! My idea of a perfect Summer outfit is one that is big on style, but low on effort. I like to choose breezy fabrics and loose fitting clothing for Summer-friendly day wear. Even the most casual shorts and tank can be dressed up with the right accessories!   [...]

Face Mask Friday! Mask Time = ME Time

Face Mask Friday! Mask Time = ME Time

BOO!  Did I scare you?  I sure scare my kids every time I wear my sheet masks! Let’s be honest, being a woman isn’t easy. It’s a continual struggle to keep up with the ever-growing list of self-care and beauty regimens- Eyebrow grooming, haircuts, hair color, nails, and shaving/waxing to name a few.  But in [...]

Coffee Talk Ed. No 17

Coffee Talk Ed. No 17

Happy F R I D A Y y'all!  For me, this is the start of a 5 day weekend....woohoo!! Cheers to the commencement of a long week.  More coffee and less rain please! If you missed this weeks posts, you can check them out here, here, and here. If you follow me on Facebook and [...]

Pass the Guac! My Favorite Guacamole Recipe

Pass the Guac! My Favorite Guacamole Recipe

I know, I know, there are sooo many different recipes out there for the "perfect" guacamole, but what's one more?!  If there's a better dip or appetizer out there other than a fresh bowl of guacamole and chips, will someone please let me know!  I'm over here eating guacamole on my burgers, salads, and just [...]

A Welcoming Front Porch- Come On In!

A Welcoming Front Porch- Come On In!

Knock, knock!  Who's There? What better way to welcome your guests into your home than a bright and inviting front porch! It takes several key elements to make a bright, colorful place to hang out... a chair (or chairs if the space is big enough), flowers, pillows, and an inviting outdoor rug that wears well [...]

My “Hygge” Lifestyle

My “Hygge” Lifestyle

Hygge (pronounced hue-gah) is a new term for me. I came across in a magazine recently and it sort of stuck.  Basically, it's a cultural idea, based on a Danish lifestyle, that focuses on the benefits of being content and embracing the little luxuries in life. I've come up with a list of my 8 hygge favorites aka things that make me [...]

Saturday Style 06/24/17

Saturday Style 06/24/17

Coral will forever be one of my favorite colors to wear during the Summer.  And what color doesn't go well with white?  This color pair is the perfect Saturday combo! Shorts are from Maurice's (2014) Top is from Marshalls Shoes are from Target (2012?)

Coffee Talk Ed. No 17

Coffee Talk Ed. No 17

F R I D A Y, oh how I adore you!! It's SUMMER!!! Am I right when I say, Summer weekends are the best?  There is something to say for getting outdoors and breathing in all that fresh air on the weekend that makes working indoors throughout the week feel a little less constricting. Recap [...]

Annual once-over cleaning checklist- 10 things you should clean at least once a year

Annual once-over cleaning checklist- 10 things you should clean at least once a year

A clean house gives me peace of mind and a sense of accomplishment.  Sure, I try to keep my house clean and tidy on a regular basis, but I tend to forget about the less obvious places to clean rather than the usual floors, countertops, toilets, and mirrors.  Though these places are not pertinent to [...]

Pop of Color- Turquoise Jewlery

Pop of Color- Turquoise Jewlery

You just can't beat a white v-neck and jeans!  It is a blank canvas that gives you the ultimate freedom to dress it up or keep it casual along.  There's not many accessories, shoes, or bags that don't go well with a classic white t-shirt. For instance, these turquoise colored earrings and necklace. They make [...]

Lovin’ Lately

Lovin’ Lately

Here's a few of the items I've got my eye on or am currently using. ONE       TWO      THREE      FOUR      FIVE      SIX      SEVEN      EIGHT      NINE shift dress- love the lace detail and how light and comfortable this looks Stainless steel travel coffee mug- been using this nearly everyday since I got it.  Perfect for drinking [...]

Saturday Style 06/17/17

Saturday Style 06/17/17

I prefer to capture my weekend wear and favorite fashions- its fun to showcase my personal style.  But do you ever wonder what I really wear most of the time (besides my scrubs)?  Well, here it is.  The real me!  This is how you can find me on any given Saturday morning at our house.  Pajamas, [...]

Coffee Talk Ed. No 16

Coffee Talk Ed. No 16

Oh, hey there Friday! ( it is my hope that one day I will be able to make a heart in my latte foam.... one day) This week has flown by.  I feel like its been a whirlwind... kind of like when you're driving and you get to your destination and you're not even sure [...]