Tips For Moving With Kids

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
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When we moved into our current home, we had a three-year-old and a three-month-old. That was years ago, but the stress of moving with young children has stayed with me. Not only was I worried about how we'd get our house packed in time to move, but I was also concerned about how our daughters would acclimate to a new home.

No matter how excited you are to move into your new home, the actual moving process can be a logistical nightmare, particularly when there are kids in the mix. When you’re moving as a family, it’s even trickier to plan in advance, but it’s not impossible. With these tips, you can streamline the moving process and make it stress-free for you and your kids:


3 Tips For Decreasing Your Home Utility Bills

Monday, March 29, 2021
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Running a household can get expensive over time, and it’s not uncommon for us to pay for services that we either do not need or rarely use. This is why, over time, it can be worthwhile to check through our home utility bills and make changes where necessary.

It’s true that over the last year, many of us have spent more time in our homes than we were planning to. This very likely means that we’ve had more time to consider just what we actually need or what we spend on, and this is, of course, coupled with the fact that the need to save money is often stronger than ever. So, in the long run, how can we handle our home utility bills in the best possible way?

Asking yourself this question can help you discover what services aren't necessary and how you can negotiate with providers more effectively to decrease your costs. It could also be that certain elements, such as paying off your past debts, can be better structured and solved. Let’s consider three of the best tips regarding your utility bill set up, below:


5 Fab Finds Under $50

Monday, March 15, 2021


zodiac necklace | flip flops | pajamas | button-down shirt | straw bag

Now that Daylight Saving Time is here, I've got spring fever! Longer days and more sunlight have me itching to put away my sweaters and booties and replace them with sandals, lightweight tops, and cute bags that signal warmer weather. Here are a few items to add to your wardrobe in anticipation of spring and summer days ahead.


What Not to Do When Buying a Luxury Watch

Saturday, March 13, 2021
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If you’ve decided to treat yourself or someone else to a luxury watch, you probably have some idea of the type of wristwatch you wish to purchase. There are thousands of different options, and a quick Google search will reveal just how overwhelming the decision to choose the right watch can be.

If you feel a bit overwhelmed and perhaps out of your depth when it comes to buying a luxury watch. You don’t want to buy the wrong watch for yourself or your loved one, so what should you avoid doing when reviewing different luxury watches on the market?


Women-Owned Businesses To Support On International Women's Day (or Anyday!)

Tuesday, March 9, 2021


As a sister to three women, an aunt to two women, and a mother to two young women, it's important to me to support women-owned businesses. Today, in honor of International Women's Day, I'm sharing a few of my favorite women-owned brands and businesses. Not only do I love the products/services these brands offer, but I love supporting women-owned businesses. Behind the success of every great woman is another woman cheering her on. Happy International Women's Day!


Best Online Reads

Thursday, March 4, 2021

The ten stories from around the Web that I am loving this week:

1. Six things to stop doing in 2021 via The Everygirl.

2. How much water should you really be drinking via MindBodyGreen.

3. Eight tips from dieticians to help you eat well and live healthier via Yummly.


Tarte Sale - Buy One, Get One 50% Off!

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

A few months ago I bought several Tarte Cosmetics items during a Black Friday sale at Ulta. It was my first time using Tarte, and I wasn't sure what to expect. I had heard lots of great things about Shape Tape, but I took a chance on a few of the other items I bought and hoped for the best.

When my items arrived and I tried them a few times, I was absolutely thrilled with them. I couldn't believe that I had never tried Tarte before, but I knew that I would be a repeat customer. The prices aren't outrageous, but they aren't drugstore prices either. Luckily, Tarte has great sales several times a year, and it's the perfect opportunity to stock up and save.

Today and tomorrow, March 2nd and 3rd, Tarte is having a BOGO sale. Buy one item, get the second for 50% off with code BOGO.


Keep Moving Forward

Monday, March 1, 2021

Over the course of the past few months, I've received emails and DMs from readers inquiring about the state of the blog and social channels, specifically my inconsistent posting schedule, lack of content, and my general state of being MIA. While these questions were not a complete surprise to me, I have to admit that I was surprised that you care enough to reach out (thank you to those who have!). I appreciate your concern both for my wellbeing and that of the blog as well.

I realized months ago that there was a definite shift away from posting on the blog and on my social channels. Part of it was intentional and part of it wasn't. It's difficult to feel inspired and to think that my blog content inspires others in this current state of the world. My social posting is scarce because I hardly go anywhere or do anything. Most days I hit the gym (fully masked up), Starbucks drive-through, maybe the grocery store, occasionally the pharmacy, and sometimes restaurants to pick up take out.