Yearly Birthday Shenanigans Each year my birthday comes an goes without a sound. As a child, I had ONE bad birthday party and swore off birthday parties forever! That is until this year. This year I celebrated with my friends over at Lavandula Skin Spa and Dirty Beauty. They treated my friends and me like the queens we are, plus we even got riches to take home with us. Ya’ll it was awesome! Walking through those doors to my personalized birthdayRead More→
Weight Loss As a society, we focus so much on losing weight. Skinny is the “norm” and Postpartum is no excuse. Right? What happens when it doesn’t just fall off? What happens when you look in the mirror and see someone 3 or 4 times the size you used to be? This is my story of making moments magical, part 2 of my postpartum progress. (Read Part 1 Here) The Beach Is My Nemesis These past two years myRead More→
The Word Love Commitment, touch, feelings, all of these things that feel like what love is supposed to be. Love, a four letter word that people throw around carelessly without actually proving it. We tend to love things more than people. I know that for me, I’m much better at caressing a soft, hot donut from Krispy Kreme than I am at cuddling my husband. Touch has always been hard for me to deal with, becoming a breastfeeding machine didn’tRead More→
Sometimes Marriage is Hard You have so much outside pressure to be perfect and the live a perfect life. Sometimes it can feel completely overwhelming when you add in parental chaos. The upcoming Solar Eclipse this coming Monday, August 21, 2017, has me thinking about a lot of things. SIDE NOTE: Check out these awesome Eclipse Party Plans I found on the NASA Website! *There may be affiliate links in this blog post. If you decide to purchase using theseRead More→
Parenting, Marriage, Adulting Life is all hard work and stress. To rise above it all takes strength. Name one person who has it together and I’d say that’s a lie. If it’s true, they must be really good at managing life. As for me, not so much perfect as I am completely and totally human. I fail on the daily and feel like I am just horrible at being an adult. Can I grow younger instead of older, please? LookingRead More→
Adulting, Bills, Life Growing up we had these strong women role models on television and in music. So, when I pictured my adulting life, Destiny’s Child “Bills, Bills, Bills” was on repeat in my head. I was determined to be this independent woman, who don’t need anyone else to rely on. I’ve strayed from that mindset seeking a companion early in my adult life but the stubborn mentality has stayed. What do I mean by the mentality has stayed? EvenRead More→
Sometimes in life you let people down. I’m sorry to those I’ve let down. But, I cannot let that keep me down any longer. You can’t change the past, you can only grow.