A Word to Live By

A friend of mine introduced me to the concept of choosing a word to live by for the year. She shared how after much thought and prayer, the word “simplify” was laid on her heart last year, so she opened her heart to what “simplifying” would bring to her life. I began to notice she would reference the word often as she made decisions throughout her week. I loved it.

I am not a big goal setter or someone who sets New Year’s resolutions, but I’d like to live more intentionally. Meaning that I don’t want to miss out on life as life goes by, but to live in it more fully, more open, more present. {read more}

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Dear Moms of Only Children

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This topic has been on my heart lately. I have several mom friends that have one child and they so often throw me the line, “it’s easier for me, I only have one,” or “you’ve already got your hands full and I just have the one child.” Stop apologizing moms of only children, you’ve got it tough too.

I have three kids now, but for the first four years of motherhood, I had one. Many of my friends around me were having their second child. I watched them through the transition of having multiple children, and in many ways, I struggled to relate. My world as a stay at home mom wasn’t changing, but theirs was going thru a complete overhaul. I felt a little lost. {read more}

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Stitch Fix Reveal, Nailed It!

April Stitch Fix Reveal

Sweet baby Jesus, last week was Spring Break week. The sun was shining, the birds were singing, the kids were fighting. But I got an early surprise for lil’ old me in the mail – my latest Stitch Fix box. I’m so excited to share this Stitch Fix Reveal because this fix was filled with beautiful spring pieces and did not disappoint! If you’ve read one of my Stitch Fix Reveal posts before, feel free to jump down and dig in. If you’re new to Stitch Fix (be afraid, be very very afraid), let me tell you all about it. {read more}

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Friday Favorites

sex and the city samantha jones quote friday favorites

This is my current response to the political mess that is happening in our country. Let’s just throw a party instead of spending another three hours watching a group of grown ups acting like morons debate. It reminds me too much of being in the car with my kids.

Friday Favorites

Smoothie with a Kick
My new favorite smoothie with a shot of coffee. Blend up 1 cup almond milk (or other milk, I like unsweetened vanilla almond milk), one shot of coffee, one scoop vanilla protein powder (I love this one)  and a few ice cubes. It’s so delicious and a different way to enjoy your morning cup of coffee with some protein. {read more}

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March 2016 Stitch Fix Review and a Giveaway!

Stitch Fix March 2016

It’s that time again for another Stitch Fix Review! My latest box came with something new – shoes!

What the heck is Stitch Fix?

Stitch Fix is an online personal clothing shopping service for women. It works like this:

  1. Fill out a Style Profile
  2. Schedule your first “Fix” and pay a $20 styling fee
  3. Five clothing items (or shoes, bags, accessories!) are shipped to you to try on at home
  4. Send back what you don’t keep in a prepaid envelope ( no obligation to keep anything)

It is such a great service because you get to try things on in the comfort of your own home, not those horribly lighted dressing rooms. It’s easy and fun and there is no commitment, you can try it once or do it every month – totally up to you. They also carry maternity clothes and are now offering shoes! {read more}

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