Why I Won’t Stop Talking About Robin William’s Death

Why I Won’t Stop Talking About Robin William’s Death

Robin Williams has been dead for 24 hours and people are already talking about how insignificant his death is, how ridiculous it is that people are mourning his death, how stupid people are for focusing on the death of a celebrity rather than the turmoil in the Middle East. I have a few friends who […]

Summer Beauty – How to Get Perfect Beachy Curls & Waves {Hair Tutorial}

Summer Beauty – How to Get Perfect Beachy Curls & Waves {Hair Tutorial}

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WalgreensBeauty #CollectiveBias I have a dirty blonde little secret, and it’s that I’m naturally blonde.  Not the lovely golden or platinum blonde that most women parading around have, more like the dirty dishwater ash blonde that is often […]

Homemade Habanero Ranch Dressing {Recipe} & El Yucateco Taco Salad

Homemade Habanero Ranch Dressing {Recipe} & El Yucateco Taco Salad

This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Alright, people. It’s time for me to come clean. I’ve been posting photos of my homemade ranch dressing on Instagram for a few months now and people have been asking for the recipe. The truth is I hadn’t really […]

Peach Berry Cobbler with Kefir {Recipe}

Peach Berry Cobbler with Kefir {Recipe}

This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. My grandma used to make the most delicious peach cobbler. It tasted like butter and love all mixed up in a Pyrex dish, just floating in molten sugar. She kept the recipe in her head and just threw things […]

How to Help Your Man Succeed

How to Help Your Man Succeed

They say that behind every successful man is a strong woman, but sometimes being that strong woman feels like climbing Mount Everest, so as part of a campaign with #CollectiveBias and Gillette, I want to talk a little bit about how I feel I have contributed to my young husband’s career success. Kyle didn’t become […]

The Struggle of Marriage & Putting Your Spouse First

I’ve had to put some of my own dreams aside in order to support my husband’s quest to be successful in his career, and while I sometimes struggle with that decision, I know that it was the best decision for our family, and ultimately it has made my spouse happy. When we first got married, […]

How to Make Unpacking Bearable with Teagarita

How to Make Unpacking Bearable with Teagarita

You guys, packing really sucks. I don’t know what’s worse, packing or unpacking, seriously. Our departure from North Carolina to Florida was such a whirlwind that my head is still spinning. It went so much faster than we thought it would and totally threw us off in so many ways. I even forgot to have […]

The Confident Girl’s Struggle with Confidence

With all this confidence talk, you’d think that I’m confident in myself all the time, right? Well, you’d be wrong. And I’d be a liar if I didn’t talk about my struggles with confidence. One of my philosophies is that the day you stop growing is the day you die. Maybe it’s not the day […]

15 Things All Women Absolutely Need to Hear – Regardless of Body Shape or Size – PART 2

10. Exercise is good for you, but what you do is your business. Running might not be your thing. Whatever! That’s cool! You might not like to lift weights. Not flexible and don’t like Pilates? Don’t do it! I can’t advocate the absence of some sort of movement, but don’t judge people for their workout […]

15 Things All Women Absolutely Need to Hear – Regardless of Body Shape or Size – PART 3

5. Have sex. It’s awesome. You don’t have to be thin or fit to have sex. You have to have a vagina. That’s it. Stop holding your fat when you’re naked and in the sight of the person you’re being intimate with. Have you ever seen “Shallow Hal”? OK, well the skinny girl version of […]