20 Happiness Hacks

20 Happiness Hacks

I’m SO glad smiley faces are trending. Namely because…they make me smile! I’ve been doing a lot of reading + reflecting on the difference between happiness and joy, because it’s significant. Happiness isn’t as controllable,…

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17 Things to do Every Sunday for a Productive, Peaceful Week

17 Things to do Every Sunday for a Productive, Peaceful Week

Three cheers for the freaking weekend – never comes too soon or lasts too long. The older I get, the more sacred my Sabbath gets – it’s non-negotiable and very necessary for helping me operate…

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STANLEY QUENCHER vs. SIMPLE MODERN TUMBLER

STANLEY QUENCHER vs. SIMPLE MODERN TUMBLER

I don’t think a day goes by where there isn’t some hot ticket item up for debate in our world. While there are many an important topic to garner passionate fury in its name, one…

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How to Create a Beautiful Stairway Gallery Wall

How to Create a Beautiful Stairway Gallery Wall

Hi, I’m Erica, and I’m addicted to gallery walls. It’s true – give me a wall, I’ll gallery it. It’s like I compulsively frame things in cute, coordinated positions and just #CantStopWontStop. When we first…

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MEET LUCY

MEET LUCY

It all started with walking pneumonia. Rewind to two Sundays ago when I developed a weird, random, sharp pain in my left rib cage. My parents had (luckily) been hanging out at my house with…

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25+ Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

25+ Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

In case you’re also confused about what day of the week it is, it’s Friday and almost the end of April already, which means MOTHER’S DAY is right around the corner. Say whaaaa?! This is…

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28

28

28 years young today. Bless up. πŸ™‚ Grateful to get another year! Last year’s birthday post was maybe my favorite thus far with 27 things I know to be true (for a trip down birthday…

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My Top 5 Time Management Tips (For my Daily & Weekly Calendar!)

My Top 5 Time Management Tips (For my Daily & Weekly Calendar!)

If you’ve ever thought “there’s just not enough time in a day,” or “I just don’t have time for XYZ,” then this post is for you! If there’s one thing I’m passionate about, it’s getting…

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Everything I Packed for Costa Rica

Everything I Packed for Costa Rica

We had a fabulous time in Costa Rica to kickoff the new year, and you could say I’m about ready for another tropical vacay. πŸ˜‰ Especially if/when you’re adventuring somewhere new-to-you, hitting copy/paste on someone…

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OUR COSTA RICA TRIP RECAP (+ Resort Review)

OUR COSTA RICA TRIP RECAP (+ Resort Review)

Seeing as it’s been windy, blustery, and sub-20 since returning from 85-and-sunny Costa Rica, you could say we’re now deficient in Vitamin D. πŸ˜‰ I have now decided that a tropical trip is the BEST…

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10 Little Things to do for Yourself this Month

10 Little Things to do for Yourself this Month

Happy Valentine’s Day, loves! (Or, loveloveloves πŸ˜‰ ). I used to not care too much about today, but it’s 10x more fun with a kid. Taking the pressure off of V-day as a cheesy, overly commercialized…

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Easy Valentine’s Day Charcuterie Board (of SWEET TREATS!)

Easy Valentine’s Day Charcuterie Board (of SWEET TREATS!)

Happy VALENTINE’S DAY weekend, friends! Popping in to say happy Friday and wish you a weekend full of lovelovelove – and football if you’re into that sorta thing. πŸ˜‰ If you’re in want/need of a…

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Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her, Him & Kids

Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her, Him & Kids

In typical fashion, time is a-flyin’…and Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Whether you’re celebrating with your honey, your littles, and/or your gal pals, I’m popping in to share some last minute Valentine’s Day…

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My MOOD BOOSTING Playlist

My MOOD BOOSTING Playlist

There are few things in this life of which I would consider myself exceptionally skilled. One of those things, however, is making playlists. Whether you need some jams for an event, an occasion, or a…

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How I FINALLY Hit my Reading Goal (+ my 2022 Reading List…)

How I FINALLY Hit my Reading Goal (+ my 2022 Reading List…)

For the third year in a row, “read two books a month” is on my goals list. The only difference: this year I’ll actually do it. πŸ˜‰ It sounded like a good and fine goal…

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10 Things you Need from Amazon You’ll Use Everyday

10 Things you Need from Amazon You’ll Use Everyday

Here comes Amazon, here comes Amazon, right down my drivewaaaay! If you, too, sung the jingle in your head and are on a first-name basis with your friendly neighborhood Prime drivers…we can be in Amazon…

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2021 Most Popular (Top Products, Top Posts)

2021 Most Popular (Top Products, Top Posts)

There’s just something extra special about wrapping up the old to ring in the new. I’m juuuust about done combing through data from what was most loveloveloved (aka, most shopped + clicked by readers) throughout…

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3-INGREDIENT SAUSAGE CREAM CHEESE DIP

3-INGREDIENT SAUSAGE CREAM CHEESE DIP

Sharing this dip with you today is a true treat. πŸ™‚ This sausage cream cheese dip is maybe one of the easiest, yummiest appetizers and one of my personal go-to’s as a contribution for any…

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2021 TOP SELLERS on Amazon

2021 TOP SELLERS on Amazon

One of my favorite things to do at the close of one year and start of the next is a solid review of all the things. (Speaking of, have you done your own annual review…

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What’s a BLISS LIST + what’s on mine!

What’s a BLISS LIST + what’s on mine!

TGIF friends – we did it! We’ve completed the first full week of the brand spankin’ new year. Cue the scene in Elf… YOU DID IT!!!! Congratulations. First week of 2022. Great job everybody! It’s…

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