spring and summer fragrances

Scents I’m Wearing to Smell Ambrosial this Spring and Summer

The proverbial advice used to be to find a signature scent and stick to it so people would associate you with that scent. That’s not really the case now and I’m glad it isn’t. I used to try to stick to one fragrance, …

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WANTING

A relaxing beach vacation where I can wear this one-piece swim suit.

SWIM

LOVING

My Tom Ford Soleil Blanc travel spray. One day I’ll get the full size.

MAKE IT YOURS

POSTING

Daily seasonal outfit ideas and home decor finds to my LTK

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Recipes

Protein-Packed Blueberry Lemon Breakfast Muffins

I typically don’t like to eat breakfast because I don’t feel hungry in the morning, but there are some mornings when I want something small to take the edge off when coffee doesn’t do the trick. When I haven’t planned ahead for this …

Wellness

How To Ease Tension In Your Body

Tension is a tightness that builds in your body and can cause a lot of pain and strain. Whether it’s tension held in your neck and back or tension in your face that causes headaches or migraines. Easing this tension is a good …

cucumber avocado and tomato salad in modern house
Recipes

Cucumber, Avocado, Tomato Salad

I’m still on a mission to have salad for lunch every workday so I don’t want to take a nap and this is another installment. I used to eat this with saltine crackers, but I nixed those for fewer carbs and calories. This …

Finances

3 Books That Will Change Your Money Mindset Forever

Once upon a time, there was a young woman who felt aimless and like she could never get ahead. She worked a full-time job and was earning a little extra on the side, but found herself struggling to pay her bills each month. …

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Finances

4 Tips For Starting A Side Business For Some Extra Income

If you want to earn some extra money on the side, there are a lot of potential ways you can do that. One of the best is to set up a side business that you can run. Depending on the nature of this …

older woman in white shirt looking at receipts in frustration
Finances

Taking Care of Your Finances After Losing a Loved One

For most of us, finances will be the furthest thing from our minds when we lose someone we love. However, when you lose a spouse, a parent, or anyone else you have financial ties with, you will have to consider how to handle …

suburban home
Interiors + Decor

Why Chasing the Perfect Dream Home Might Not Be So Dreamy After All

When you’re dreaming about getting a home or actively looking for one, you’re most likely thinking about ways to make it feel cozy, right? You’re dreaming of how you can make it feel like the interiors you see on Pinterest. Everyone has a …

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Recipes

Apple Drop Cocktail

This delightful cocktail was brought to me courtesy of Chanston. I’m fairly certain that he wanted to try it out because he saw it online somewhere and knew we had everything we needed to make this except apple juice. Since we live much closer to the grocery store than we used to, he popped over … Read more
Self-Improvement

4 Powerful Ways to Create Confidence

We can all agree that being more confident is something we all wouldn’t mind. Creating confidence is something that people can think is impossible, but I know it absolutely is not. It might be difficult, but not impossible. If you are struggling right now and you don’t think that you will ever feel confident again, … Read more
Gift Guides

How To Find The Perfect Gift

Finding the perfect gifts for people in your life can be tough, and I’m not going to pretend that it isn’t. There are going to be times when you’re not sure which direction to go in. There are going to be times when you make more than one purchase but you’re not sure either of … Read more
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Summer Style

I Think I’m Obsessed with Sheer Maxi Dresses

As much as I hemmed and hawed about buying this sheer maxi dress, I have now developed a full-blown obsession with sheer details on maxi dresses for the summer. It’s like being naked to beat the heat without actually being naked. I have a few on my radar and can’t possibly justify buying all of … Read more
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Finances

Signs You’re Ready for Entrepreneurship

You may have dreams of being your own boss or even the CEO of your own company, but do you know what it takes to make it happen? Do you dream of taking a leap of faith and launching your own business? It can seem overwhelming and like it’s only meant for a chosen few, … Read more
transforming your home
Interiors + Decor

Transforming Your Home One Small Detail At A Time

It’s been a little over a year since The Mister™and I bought and moved into our house. I thought I’d waltz in and constantly be working on making our place cozy and making our house home. That’s not what happened at all. We still haven’t bought some foundational furniture like a dining room table or … Read more
beauty I just bought
Beauty

All The Beauty I Just Bought at the Sephora Sale

It’s that wonderful time of year when all the luxury beauty you’ve been eyeing feels a little more attainable. Welcome to the Sephora Savings Event! Okay, I might be overselling it, but this semi-annual sale is one I look forward to each time. Knowing I can get my favorite products at a discount periodically helps … Read more
neutral home decor
Interiors + Decor

Neutral Luxe Home Finds

I’m slowly making my way through decorating my house now that we’ve lived in it for a bit. Rather than buying a bunch of stuff and being frustrated that it doesn’t flow in the space like we need it to, we chose to get the bare minimum and build from there. I want my home … Read more
2024 makeup trends
Beauty | Makeup

Easy Makeup Trends I’m Into in 2024

After March 2020 I pretty much stopped wearing and playing with makeup. I was home all the time and stopped caring about how I looked in meetings. That was a travesty for me and my self-esteem took a hit. I started dabbling in makeup again about a year ago, but kept doing the same makeup … Read more
how to get better sleep
Wellness

The Simple Ways I’ve Been Getting Better Sleep

I cannot stress to you enough the importance of good sleep. To have a healthy and productive life you must get enough deep, restful sleep. A night of deep, quality sleep can revitalize your body, sharpen your mind, and boost your mood. It serves as your body’s natural restorative process, repairing damage, facilitating growth, and … Read more
kale salad
Recipes

Kale Salad with Carrots, Apples & Goat Cheese

This kale salad is tasty, filling, and perfect for a work-from-home lunch. The carrots add the right amount of crunch and the poppy seed dressing adds just enough sweetness to offset the bitterness of the kale. It’s good without the goat cheese, but the creamy tanginess of it gives it a little extra something. If … Read more
spring date night outfit ideas
Spring Style

What to Wear for Date Night this Spring

Spring is in the air, and love is blooming! As the season ushers in warmer weather and longer evenings, date night becomes even more enticing. Whether you’re planning a romantic stroll through a museum exhibit, a cozy dinner at home, or a night out on the town, choosing the perfect outfit can set the tone … Read more