Happy to be back

This is a post I've thought about writing for more than two years and I don't know exactly how to start it. To be honest, I have some legit excuses as to why I stopped writing and posting. I started planning my wedding, teaching more classes, working nights and OT, I moved two or three … Continue reading Happy to be back

The gift guide for everyone

After making a few specialized lists, I realized that the hardest gifts to find are the ones that you buy for people you don't know very well - like buying for a coworker or a neighbor or your boyfriend's sister you've only met once. I, like many others, am trying to shop small as much … Continue reading The gift guide for everyone

6 low carb Starbucks drinks and how to order them

One of my favorite Instagram accounts to follow is @themacrobarista. He finds macro friendly versions of popular coffee drinks with a fraction of the sugar and carbs that the regular menu items have. Most of the time I drink black iced coffee, but since following him, I’ve been inspired to get creative with my own … Continue reading 6 low carb Starbucks drinks and how to order them

My favorite purchase of 2020

It's no secret that I love to shop. I've made my fair share of online orders this year, but there is one purchase that has completely changed my life. The Five Minute Journal has become a part of my daily routine that I look forward to. It is exactly what it sounds like – a … Continue reading My favorite purchase of 2020

Four Favorite: Foundation

Happy Friday, beauties! I've decided I'm going to bring the "four favorite" series back and try to post my four favorites of a particular product or style every Friday. Today, my product of choice is foundation. I have tried a ton of different brands and finishes. While these are all pretty different, they are the … Continue reading Four Favorite: Foundation

Almond Berry Smoothie

The warmer weather has inspired me to break out the blender and get back to making smoothies. I love hiding greens in my smoothies to add more protein, vitamins and fiber to my diet. I have always loved the Health Nut smoothie from Tropical Smoothie Cafe, but 1. it has a lot of added sugar … Continue reading Almond Berry Smoothie

My Daily Skincare Routine

When I left for college my mom wrote me a long note with little tips she thought I could use during my first year away from home. Among the wisdom and sentiment, there were a few simple skincare lessons that we all should live by:  ALWAYS take your makeup off before bed  Moisturize every day … Continue reading My Daily Skincare Routine

2018 Real Resolutions

2017 was the year of so many "firsts" and "lasts" for me. I finished my last semester of college, competed in my last pom competition, slept my last sleep in the college house I lived in with my best friends for three years, the list goes on... I also had my first day at a … Continue reading 2018 Real Resolutions

Go for Your Goals

It feels like forever since my last post. So much has happened in the last few weeks and I am so excited to tell you all about it! I also want to apologize for going MIA for a few weeks there, I was very busy and the last thing I want to do is treat … Continue reading Go for Your Goals