Happy February 1st! I’m currently holed up at my kitchen island, staring out the window at a totally snowy abyss. Mentally bracing for the moment the OG declares she wants to build a snowman in it – ha! (And as luck would have it, she JUST ran over to me and said “Mommy, build snowman now?”). So I guess I’m off to go be the coolest (and coldest?) mom on the block. 😉 Here’s everything that happened in January on the ‘gram and on the podcast, as well as a few sales to not miss and all active discount codes I have for ya!


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1.) The Truth about Things that Suck – with Mindy Henderson Mindy Henderson knows two things to be true: Things that suck, suck – but things that suck won’t suck forever. Today on THRIVE, she’s sharing her story and her reality of living most of her life in a wheelchair – and how her biggest adversity has become her biggest advantage. Mindy’s perspective is real and refreshing, and she shares actionable ways to check yourself for a victim mindset while getting through your own “things that suck” constructively.

2.) Just Hanging Out at the (Kitchen) Island on My Husband’s Birthday… Happy Birthday to Erica’s husband, Jamie! In today’s special episode of THRIVE, E & J are at their kitchen island to answer a few rapid fire questions, as Jamie reflects on his last year and the new year ahead. A’ing Q’s like: “How do you make time for each other with a baby?” “What are your most and least favorite traits about each other?” “How did you know you were ready for kids?” 

3.) On Investing in your STRENGTHS to Truly Thrive (+ 4 Lessons from a Certified Pinterest Expert) – with Tereza Toledo – Tereza Toledo is a lot of things. She’s a multi-lingual, overachieving small business owner from Brazil who now lives in Tampa, Florida – and also used to practice law and work as a personal trainer. Now, Tereza is a certified Pinterest expert strategist, working with Pinterest’s team to know the platform inside and out to help her clients achieve greater success. In today’s episode, she’s shedding light on a few key tips to help you thrive on Pinterest, as well as must-hear perspective on life’s inevitable challenges and what-if’s as they come.



Top sellers are pulled from my analytics data, where I can see what YOU guys shopped + clicked the most all month long! No worries – it doesn’t tell me what all was in someone’s cart, or who bought what? But it’s helpful for me to see what’s most popular with the CURowd, and hopefully helpful/fun for YOU to see what fellow readers are shopping, too!

1.) Amazon slippersThese poochies have been my #1 top seller for WEEKS now – they’re the best way to get the $85 UGG slipper look-for-less. They’re warmer, softer, and overall cozier than the UGGs – and they stay on your foot better, too. All for $60+ less, too – I have two pairs!

2.) Soma Enbliss wireless bra – The actual best bra of all time. It’s now a cult-classic AND a CURowd favorite. Over 4800 5-star reviews and loveloveloved by literally every single person I’ve ever see try it. I now own four! The best part? Even though it’s wireless, it’s still supporitve for ALL boob sizes (seriously!). I’m a B, and I got my best friend into it and she’s a D and it’s now her favorite bra, too! Super supportive, but you’ll forget you’re wearing a bra. Bonus points that it’s still BOGO 50% off on sale!

3.) Maybelline lippyThese are sold like hot cakes on CUR from when I blogged it as a drugstore option for the famous Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk lipstick! The formula is GREAT – I have maybe 6 of them in different shades at this point, and Katie has a few, too. It’s a really longlasting formula without being drying, and applies SO easily – literally like lip balm.

4.) Red denim shorts – These cute red jean shorts are currently on sale for $5. FIVE FREAKING DOLLARS!!! Snatch a pair for spring/summer – I wear a small, which I would say is TTS to a 2/4!

5.) Colorfulkoala leggings – My absolute favorite Lululemon legging look-for-less option from Amazon. And y’all, I’ve tried them ALL.

6.) Tula Refresh kit – This kit of 3 full-size products was on sale for much of the month – you were able to grab it for $56 in total, which was a STEAL. So I’m glad so many of you took advantage of the deal!

7.) Acrylic song sign – The CURowd near sold-out this girl’s small sh0p when I shared our song sign from our first dance around the holidays, which made me SO happy – you know how much I lovelovelove supporting small shops! For only $20, it’s an adorable + sentimental keepsake, and you can get it made with ANY song/photo combo. Perfect for a commemorating a first dance, father/daughter or mother/son dance, or even just favorite moments with favorite songs and favorite people!

8.) Shampoo scalp massager – The feel of a salon shampoo/styling, for only $9 in the comfort (+ safety) of your own shower. Bless up.

9.) Dr. Scholl’s sneakers – So technically these Dr. Scholl’s are the bestseller, but I’m linking my other favorites that are still in stock for ya!

10.) Crest whitestrips – I’ve been using these for years! They’re what I always have in my bathroom for a whiter, brighter smile. (Also use Crest whitening toothpaste!)


Abercrombie – Up to 30% off select items.

Soma – Semi-Annual sale is still happening! Snag the CURowd favorite wireless bra, for BOGO 50% off. PJ sets on are sale too – perfect for a cold, snowy day like today.

Colleen Rothschild – Select gift sets on sale! 15% off everything else [code: LOVE15].


Bows by E: ERICA (for 10% off)

Colleen Rothschild: ERICA20 (for 20% off)

Daily Harvest: ERICAL (3 free cups!)

Equilibria CBD: ERICALIGENZA (15% off)

FabFitFun: ERICAL10

Home Chef: ERICAL80 ($80 off your first 4 orders!)

Loopycases: eligenza10 (for 10% off)

PinkLily Boutique: ERICA15 (for 15% off)

Smooch by kdb – ERICA20 (for 20% off)

Sweetmint Handmade Mugs: INSTA15 (for 15% off)

TAO Clean: ERICAL62 (62% off your order!!! Get a $149 UV-sanitized facial cleansing brush system for only $56.62!)

Taylor Wolfe Shop: ERICA (for 15% off)

The Sis Kiss: ERICA15 (for 15% off)

Tula: COMINGUPROSES (15% off + free shipping!)

Verb Energy Bars: Use this link to get a full sized Starter Kit PLUS 4 FREE bars for HALF PRICE ($11!)


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