YOU NEED A BUDGET: Let’s talk Holiday Budgeting

YOU NEED A BUDGET: Let’s talk Holiday Budgeting

COOL NEWS: You can sign up for a free 34-day trial at You Need a Budget here, no credit card required, to see if their easy budgeting software is right for you (I think it…

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WEEKEND READING, Vol. 139

WEEKEND READING, Vol. 139

Happy weekend! We’re so happy to be celebrating some of our dear friends getting married tonight, and I’m singing at church again tomorrow – a full, lovely weekend ahead. πŸ™‚ What’s on your agenda? If…

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The Best Things I Own That I 100% Recommend as Gifts

The Best Things I Own That I 100% Recommend as Gifts

I’ll have you know it’s truly going to take ALL of my effort to not start every single blog post from hereonout with “it’s the moooost wonderful tiiiime of the yeaaaaar!” πŸ˜‰ But it’s true…

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Olivia’s MINNIE-Me Birthday Party

Olivia’s MINNIE-Me Birthday Party

PHEW – mama needs a weekend from the weekend. πŸ˜‰ We had the best time celebrating the OG turning THREE – which I seriously cannot believe. Our theme was our MINNIE-Me turning three (get it???),…

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THREE

THREE

She’s THREE. I can’t believe it. Our little miracle human who graced the world two months too early but right on time three years ago today. Her earthside entrance was choatic to put it lightly…

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My *Entire* Coffee Mug Collection

My *Entire* Coffee Mug Collection

Recently it was asked on Instagram if I could show/share my coffee mug collection. Like…my entire coffee mug collection. It’s no secret that I’ve got a mug for every season and every reason, and there are approximately…

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WEEKEND READING, Vol. 138

WEEKEND READING, Vol. 138

Cheers to the freakin’ weekend! We’ve got a packed one ahead. J + I will be on a day date in NYC today to see a Broadway play with one of our favorite actors, and…

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LOOK FOR LESS: 5 Barefoot Dreams Blanket Dupes

LOOK FOR LESS: 5 Barefoot Dreams Blanket Dupes

Aaaaand we’re back (finally) with another highly requested edition of LOOK FOR LESS – although today, I guess it’s moreso feel for less? We’re talkin’ all about the ridiculously popular, bestselling Barefoot Dreams blanket  – so…

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WEEKEND READING, Vol. 137

WEEKEND READING, Vol. 137

HAPPY WEEKEND, folks! This is our last free Saturday for a hot sec – so I think we have approximately zero plans, and I am very much okay with that. πŸ™‚ The goal is lots…

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Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte, 2 Ways

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte, 2 Ways

Pumpkin spice and everything nice – that’s what Octobers are made of! Whether you’re sick of Starbucks or just wanting/needing a more affordable, sustainable option for everyday sippin’…I feel ya. Here are the two SUPER…

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COOL SH*T I LOVELOVELOVE – Monthly Favorites, September 2021

COOL SH*T I LOVELOVELOVE – Monthly Favorites, September 2021

This week is OCTOBER. My mind is still on the beach since Bachelor in Paradise has been my *jam* the past few weeks, but Lord knows this girl is ready for fall. I mean, I’ve…

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10 Must-See Spots at Harry Potter World

10 Must-See Spots at Harry Potter World

If you’re planning a trip to Universal Orlando Resort and the Wizarding World of Harry Potter…I’m jealous. πŸ˜‰ After having the BEST time on our fifth wedding anniversary trip (full recap of our trip +…

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WEEKEND READING, Vol. 136

WEEKEND READING, Vol. 136

Haaaaappy weekend! Is it just me or did this week actually fly by? Lately it’s felt like days drag until the weekend, but I blinked and here we are – booyah! We’ve got a chill…

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Beauty Empties, Vol. 6

Beauty Empties, Vol. 6

Let’s go through my trash! (*cue the theme song*) Another round of Beauty Empties is here – with makeup, skincare, hair care, + body products that have been all used up. And, of course, my thoughts…

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Our 2021 Family Photos

Our 2021 Family Photos

It’s already that time of year…family photo time! We didn’t do annual pictures for Christmas cards growing up, so for some reason, I am ALL ABOUT IT now. I’m such a photo/memory collector and just…

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Our Anniversary Trip to Universal Studios Orlando Resort

Our Anniversary Trip to Universal Studios Orlando Resort

Aaaand we’re back! J + I took a little getaway to Universal Studios Resort in Orlando, FL to celebrate our 5th wedding anniversary – my, how time flies. πŸ™‚ We were a bit nervous beforehand…

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WEEKEND READING, Vol. 135

WEEKEND READING, Vol. 135

Happy anniversary to us! As you’re reading this, we’re celebrating our fifth wedding anniversary (!!!) at Universal Studios. πŸ™‚ The forecast is thunderstorms the entire time we’re here, but here’s hoping we’re having fun anyway…

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How to Style a Sweater Vest for Fall

How to Style a Sweater Vest for Fall

Somehow we’re still stuck in the temperature twilight zone. Every morning I ask Alexa what the weather is going to be, and every morning, Alexa tells me there’s a high of 85 and a low…

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Affordable Buffalo Plaid Decor for Fall (+ our Fall Entryway!)

Affordable Buffalo Plaid Decor for Fall (+ our Fall Entryway!)

HAPPY FALL, Y’ALL – have you decked the halls??? I’m a real sucker for buffalo plaid decor. While I’d lovelovelove to have my halls decked with Mackenzie Childs Courtly Check – she ain’t cheap. And she…

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WEEKEND READING, Vol. 134

WEEKEND READING, Vol. 134

Happy weekend, friends. It’s September 11th – and today marks the 20th anniversary of the day so many lives were forever changed. My heart goes out to all military families today especially, to all first…

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