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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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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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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Brie, Nectarine, & Chicken Flatbread

Brie, Nectarine, & Chicken Flatbread

Today’s recipe is a light and fresh summer favorite (or really, an anytime favorite!) for a healthier take on pizza night. It’s a versatile chicken flatbread that’s easy to make and gourmet to taste. Definitely…

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A new tattoo! A new cat! Cats & Tats!

A new tattoo! A new cat! Cats & Tats!

Welp, that was the wildest date night of all date nights. It started as any other summertime Saturday might. We strolled a local street fair as a fam before dropping off the OG at my…

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DIY Ice Cream Bar with Hudsonville Ice Cream

DIY Ice Cream Bar with Hudsonville Ice Cream

Picture this: It’s mid-2020. We’re all quarantined up for a while and have become all too familiar with the four walls of our homes…and TikTok. 😉 I scream, you scream, we all scream…but still, for…

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5 (more) Refreshing Starbucks Drinks (+ How to order them!)

5 (more) Refreshing Starbucks Drinks (+ How to order them!)

I couldn’t tell you the last time I ordered hot coffee at Starbucks. ‘Tis the season for iced this and that, and we’re all in need of a little refreshment after what has undoubtedly felt…

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How to Make Friends as an Adult and Find Community

How to Make Friends as an Adult and Find Community

Hi friends! Today’s post topic is about…FRIENDS. It was actually a commonly asked Q in the CUR reader survey from a few months back, and I think it’s SUCH a goodie that I wanted to…

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My Homemade Healthier Starbucks DIY Guava Tea Drink

My Homemade Healthier Starbucks DIY Guava Tea Drink

‘Tis the season for iced everything – iced coffee, iced cream, if it can be iced it’s iced! I’m someone who typically prefers iced coffee in warmer weather (versus an all year kinda gal), and…

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Bingeworthy Shows + Where I was this weekend…

Bingeworthy Shows + Where I was this weekend…

**OK SO this was supposed to go live on Friday and I totally FORGOT TO HIT PUBLISH. Womp. Face palm. So…I’m now home but WAS in Utah this past weekend. 😉 Thankfully, bingeworthy shows are…

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My Favorite Strawberry Pretzel Salad Recipe

My Favorite Strawberry Pretzel Salad Recipe

For the record, I’m sitting here typing out this blog post and EATING my strawberry pretzel salad as we speak, so Lord knows it’s a good one folks. It’s a good one. 😉 First off…did…

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The Best Things on Amazon: My Best Amazon Purchases of 2020

The Best Things on Amazon: My Best Amazon Purchases of 2020

What was your first Amazon purchase of 2021? Have you made one yet? If you haven’t, fear not – you just might be adding to cart by the end of today’s post. 😉 Personally, I…

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My Favorite Bible Verses on Anxiety, Stress, & Worry

My Favorite Bible Verses on Anxiety, Stress, & Worry

My faith has always been #1 for me. I’ve always been open about that on the internet, and I always pray to be open and willing to being even more open about that if/when that’s what…

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A Harvest Charcuterie Board + Cranberry Rum Bubbly Cocktail

A Harvest Charcuterie Board + Cranberry Rum Bubbly Cocktail

It’s the mooooost wonderful tiiiiime of the year! Granted, it’s the most wonderful time of the year in what was perhaps the least wonderful year in a long time? Regardless of all of the weirdness that…

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10 Healthy Fall Starbucks Drinks

10 Healthy Fall Starbucks Drinks

Happy FALL, Y’ALL! While we’re in this in-between period on Starbucks menu, where cozy cups are raging right before the glory of the Chesnut Praline latte and the good ol’ Caramel Brulee take hold, it…

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My New, Relaxed 3-Step Morning Routine

My New, Relaxed 3-Step Morning Routine

This post is sponsored by Starbucks®. The opinions and text are all mine. Starbucks® and the Starbucks logo are registered trademarks of Starbucks Corporation used under license by Nestlé. What’s your morning routine? Do you…

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10 (More) Things You Need from Amazon You’ll Use Everyday

10 (More) Things You Need from Amazon You’ll Use Everyday

Remember the days of having to wait a week and then some for an online order delivery? Now we’re Priming things left and right – I can order something today and have it on my…

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7 GREAT Movies to Watch this Weekend

7 GREAT Movies to Watch this Weekend

It’s movie night, baby! J + I have been on the hunt for new movies worth watching for weeks now, ever since the pandemic hit and going to the movies was no longer a date…

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5 Healthy Skincare Swaps to Make This Summer

5 Healthy Skincare Swaps to Make This Summer

Three cheers to summer – it’s finally here! But no cheers for some of the not-so-fun things that might come along with it, from bug bites to sun burns. 2/3 members of our household have…

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My Homemade Starbucks Pink Drink Recipe

My Homemade Starbucks Pink Drink Recipe

Happy HUMP! And happy summer! Well…almost. Summer *officially* kicks off this weekend, and this girl is stoked. 🙂 I think we ALL could use a little sunshine + R&R right about now, amiright? While I…

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