Me Time: The Best Way to get Motivated in the New Year
I’m a huge fan of taking some time to myself and the biggest reason is that it’s a huge motivator for me. When you’ve had a tough  year, week or day, the best thing you can do is take some time to yourself. You need the time to play, relax and just think in order to get yourself out of that funky spot. Or if you’re not in a tough spot but just want an extra boost of motivation, that “me…
Getting PERSONAL #2-Why having a bad year is a great thing {5 Life Lessons}
On New Year’s Eve I wrote a very personal blog post about my 2015 and how it didn’t exactly “go my way.” I am SO grateful for all the emails, comments, support and kind words in regards to my sharing my year, it really meant a lot to me. You never really know how things like this will go but when you come to the point where you just have to say something, you don’t really care. But all of…
MAJOR Giveaway: $1,500 Room Makeover from DesignerLiving.com!
Do you hate a room in your house? Get ready because I am about to make your day! I’ve partnered with the fabulous folks over at DesignerLiving.com for an amazing giveaway to start your new year out right. Wish you could just wave a magic wand and give it a makeover? Well…I’ve almost got that for you, sans the wand. All you have to do is submit a video telling us why you need the makeover so badly and showing your…
Getting PERSONAL: My Hellish 2015 + Tip 1 for Getting Over a Bad Year
So it’s the last day of 2015 and all I can say is WOW and YAY! Not yay because what an amazing year I had (well in a way it was amazing) but yay because I could not wait for it to be over! Have you ever had one of those years/days/months where many things change and your entire world seems to get shaken up? Well that was my 2015, one giant life tornado. I’ll start at the beginning and just…
How to throw a Girls Game Night After a Long Work Week
As an introvert, one of my favorite things to do is to stay home or have plans that involve staying home. Naturally, having a game night at your house falls into this category and so I’ve put together some tips + tricks on throwing an awesome game night. Besides, what’s more fun than that after a long work week? Here we go… Games are important-duh An obvious one but think about how many people would are coming, what games they…
New Favorite Work Appropriate Emojis-Dove Love Your Curls Emojis
Like most of you out there, I’m obsessed with emojis. I have several sets on my phone but the most popular one is my favorite. The thing is though, I still want more choices and when you’re texting your network of friends and co-workers, the more the merrier. And of course, so as to not offend or get in trouble, it’s important your emojis are PG. This leads me to my new favorite app from Dove Hair: What I really…
Fancy Pancakes for an Awesome Start to your Workday {Recipe}
If you don’t already know, I LOVE food. Yes that makes me sound kind of crazy but I’ve had a love affair with good food my entire life. I’ve trimmed down on the amount of food pics I post on my instagram but I can’t help but share yummy recipes or ways to celebrate (hello awesome Taco Tuesday) from time to time. With that being said, I want to share this tasty + healthy treat: Orange Chocolate Coconut Pancakes. The…