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Holiday Home Tour 2018

December 13, 2018

I couldn't be more excited to share this post. As you know, decorating and home staging are my absolute favorite hobbies. It's been two years since I did a holiday home tour, so I am that much more excited to show you around. Keep in mind, we are renting- so please don't judge the paint colors and other things out of my control. (Ha.) …

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Four Questions To Ask Yourself Before Making Plans This Holiday Season

December 10, 2018

Welcome to the happiest/most stressful time of the year! While we are feeling all warm and cozy and sparkly, we might also be running ourselves ragged. Call me crazy, but I have a hunch that some of us are prone to overbooking ourselves this time of year, and making "bucket lists" that are just a little bit too extra. I'm encouraging all of us, myself included, to be a little more cognizant of what we are doing and why. …

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Financial Confidence Through The OnUp Experience at Suntrust Park

December 7, 2018

If you’re local to Atlanta, have you been to the new(ish) SunTrust Park yet? It’s new to us, since we lived in California for a year during the time it was being finished, but I couldn’t wait to check it out when we got back to Atlanta. The new stadium and surrounding shopping and activities have been all the buzz for Georgians. Although we attended our first Braves game at SunTrust Park in the spring, we had yet to check…

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Seven Ways My Parenting Changed With The Last Born

December 5, 2018

If you are a mom of multiple kids, I can almost guarantee you can relate to the shift in parenting style as more children show up on the scene. We all have an idea of how we will be as a mom, and then it changes twenty more times. These are seven ways my parenting changed after having a third baby.…

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The Building That Saved My Life

December 4, 2018

This is a story about the gym. Yes, that kind of gym. The one with treadmills and dumbbells and mirrored walls and group fitness rooms. If you think that this is about to be a story about how my life changed through weight loss or nutrition, it isn’t. Just like lots of busy moms- I have always struggled to make time to get to the gym.…

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Gift The Kit: Eleven Gift Pairings To Create From Your Starter Kit

December 3, 2018

Um, hi, December! If you’re like me, your mind is on gifting and you keep trying to take advantage of the sales while not splurging too much on yourself… Ah, the battle. If you haven’t jumped on the Young Living train with me yet, December is a perfect time to get the starter kit. Why? Because I just figured out how this $160 will benefit you AND eleven lucky humans.…

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Handmade Gifts For The Home

November 23, 2018

Home gifts are always good for friends, gift exchanges, in-laws, hostesses, and grandparents! You can get a great gift without venturing too far into trends (and risking gifting something that isn’t the same style/taste). I rounded up seven quick ideas and I got them almost all from Etsy. I love to show you guys small shops and makers when I can, and this was a great opportunity!…

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Gifts for The Mom Boss

November 21, 2018

There had to be a mom gift guide, but not just any mom. Moms who are hustling as a mother AND working for themselves have a special place in my heart, and I just happened to know a few things that would make their lives a lot easier. I have some of these, and some of these are on my wishlist. They are of all different price ranges, so make sure to click the link to check them out. As…

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Gifts for Preschoolers

November 21, 2018

Nothing like the last minute to decide on gift guides! I know Black Friday is in two days, but I just couldn’t let it get away without a few suggestions. I didn’t do a ton this year, but these are my absolute best suggestions. These are affiliate links, so if you purchase through them, I will earn a very small commission without costing you any extra. I truly appreciate the support.…

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DIY Peppermint Brownies | 12 Days of Tutorials

November 19, 2018

It’s the twelfth and last day of my tutorial series! This is *less* of a DIY and more of an essential oil hack. Did you know you could jazz up your brownies with a drop of peppermint oil? Not just any peppermint oil, though. Young Living’s version is completely pure and the highest food-grade quality. It’s such an easy way to make brownies a little different, especially at the holidays. You can read more about my essential oil journey HERE.…

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DIY Essential Oil Beard Oil | 12 Days of Tutorials

November 17, 2018

This one’s for the dudes! The bearded dudes, that is. My husband happens to be one of those guys, and let me tell you- beard pride is a real thing. One thing I have learned about beards, is that they definitely don’t tame themselves. They have to be groomed and cared for just like the hair on our heads or they look wild and awful. My husband is addicted to a good beard oil, so obviously I had to make…

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DIY Essential Oil Reed Diffuser | 12 Days of Tutorials

November 16, 2018

Have you ever owned a reed diffuser? I have always loved them as an alternative to candles. They are decorative, and can fill a whole room with an amazing scent. The only problem, is that they can be pricy! This is one of the easiest things to make with oils, especially if room fragrance is the goal. As opposed to a an electric diffuser, these don’t require power and are great for super small spaces or spaces without an outlet.…

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DIY Essential Oil Salt Spray | 12 Days of Tutorials

November 14, 2018
diy sea salt spray for hair

We had a little break in the “12 Days of Essential Oil DIYs”, but don’t worry! They aren’t over yet. We’ve got four more to go, and today is our Day Nine. This is one to put in the beauty file, because you aren’t going to want to live without this magic ever again. First of all, if you have never tried salt spray in your hair for waves and texture, you haven’t lived. A good salt spray can bring…

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