Bachelorette Party Re-Cap

In honor of Women’s History Month – hello all you fierce ladies – I wanted to brag on and honor some of the chosen females in my life. Having female friendships is something I do not take lightly. I know for some, female friendships can be hard or non-existent. I consider myself extremely blessed to […]

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Things I’m Lovin’ : February Edition

Is it just me or did we just fly through February? Without any pomp and circumstance, here are the things I’m lovin’ this month: The Peloton Bike. This comes as no surprise to me whatsoever. I am naturally motivated and a self-starter, so I knew if we invested in this piece of equipment it would […]

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A Tribute to Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, I sat down with my dear friend, Robert Phillips, to discuss how we can create intentional space in our lives to celebrate and partake in black history. One thing we both agreed on is that celebrating black people and black achievement shouldn’t be confined to one month out of […]

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Valentine Treat: Gluten Free Chocolate Covered Oreos

Gluten-free doesn’t have to mean zero flavor and I think these chocolate covered Valentine’s Day Oreos are proof! What you’ll need: 1 package gluten free Oreos (I prefer the regular “stuff” size when making these) 1 bag gluten free white chocolate chips 1 tsp coconut oil 1 jar gluten free Valentine themed sprinkles (I found […]

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Things I’m Lovin’ : January Edition

Cue The Sound of Music‘s “My Favorite Things,” please! This is a monthly segment I’ve been wanting to write for a while now and I’m finally putting pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard!) In it, I’ll be sharing a few things that I’m loving in hopes to spark your curiosity and generally be a […]

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2021 Reflections

For people like us, every day is a freakin’ gift.  After a month of being away from home – it took a hot minute to feel grounded and ready to process all of what 2021 brought…(and to set intentions for 2022).  2021 was a year of receiving for me. I received a lot of really […]

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Road Trip Essentials

Craig and I are gearing up for a cross-country road trip. We have the opportunity to leisurely spend a month in Florida over the holidays to be close to our families – and we jumped on it! After a season that included lots of airports + airplanes, we are both very much looking forward to […]

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Honeymoonin’

Holy crap. I’m a married woman. For anyone reading this feeling like you’re not as “far along” in life as you want to be, let me also add in that I am a 36-year old bride. Sometimes I still have to pinch myself that it all “REALLY HAPPENED” for me because for so long I […]

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How to be the Best Aunt (even from 1,000 miles away)

In 2019, I moved 1200 miles away from my family leaving behind my brothers, sister-in-laws, and their growing families. It was (and still is) important to me to SHOW up in my nieces/nephews lives and with the distance between us now, I had to get creative. After an amazing trip back home (just celebrated THREE […]

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Fall Bucket List

The days are long, but the weeks (and months) are short. This always rings true as we usher in a new season and remember all the things we had anticipated on doing, but didn’t get around to… Where did the time go, right?! Craig (the fiancé) and I got really intentional this summer about creating […]

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