Some current favorites, broken down by category. Beauty My new 'do for fall! I had my stylist darken up my roots and top layer, a little closer to my natural hair color. After a few rounds of highlights, plus all the natural lightening from the sun, my hair was pretty blonde-ish. She used a cool,… Continue reading Loving Lately, Vol. 8
It's been a tough couple weeks for me, and I've been pretty absent from the blog. Let's get back to some regularly scheduled (and light hearted!) content, shall we? Ten Random Facts About Me I ABSOLUTELY DESPISE Poor Grammar/Weird Slang. Last week, I heard someone at work tell me, "I ain't print 'em out… Continue reading 10 Random Facts About Me
I am a loyal Colleen Hoover follower, and did not even look at the book description when I purchased and started reading her latest book, All Your Perfects. Holy Cow, I could not put it down, and finished it in three days. The story unfolds by alternating past and present tenses. In the past, we learn… Continue reading Loving Lately, Vol. 7
Baby, lay on back and relax Kick your pretty feet up on my dash No need to go nowhere fast Let's enjoy right here where we at. Who knows where this road is supposed to lead? We got nothing but time As long as you're right here next to me Everything's gonna be alright. -… Continue reading Mini Vacation to Chicago
Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis - This is hands-down, the most inspiring, and eye-opening book I've ever read. Author, blogger & entrepreneur Rachel Hollis talks us through "lies" we believe about ourselves and exactly how to overcome them. Every woman should read this book at some point in her life. Whether you're a woman… Continue reading Loving Lately, Vol. 6
We've all heard the saying, "grief comes in waves." While I do believe that to be true, I certainly didn't expect it to hit me at the most random times. Say, in the middle of a CycleBar class. That's exactly what happened to me Saturday morning. I woke up feeling great, ate a fulfilling breakfast,… Continue reading Grief Comes in Waves
Three favorite foods Pasta with shrimp & pesto Pan crust pizza Chocolate ice cream with Oreos mixed in Three things I’d never give up TV Shopping My cell phone Three favorite drinks Besides bottled water, because that's too boring of an answer! Green tea Panera's Prickly Pear Hibiscus Fresca Riesling Fun Fact: Never have I… Continue reading Get to Know Me in 3’s
My first big purchase of my thirties... a new car! After countless hours of online shopping and research, and spending the last three nights shopping dealerships & test driving, I've settled on a Honda CR-V! I was torn between a few cars, but mainly either a Toyota Corolla S, a Toyota RAV4 LE, or a… Continue reading New Car!
We're back from the Bahamas, with only slightly tanned skin. It rained almost the entire trip, but we did manage to get two days of sunshine. We spent as much time at the pool & beach as we could, enjoyed couples spa services, ate way too much food (hello, 11 restaurants!) and drank so many… Continue reading Honeymoon – Part 2
“Enjoy yourself. That’s what your 20s are for. Your 30s are to learn the lessons. Your 40s are to pay for the drinks.” – Carrie Bradshaw, Sex and the City Well, here we are. My 20s are officially over, and this quote has resonated with me for the past few days. Although my twenties brought me… Continue reading Your 30s are to learn the lessons.