No Spend September 2021

No Spend September 2021

I think I say this every year but CAN YOU BELIEVE WE ARE ALREADY IN SEPTEMBER? Like hello fall, football season, flannel shirts, pumpkin everything, & cooler temps! Along with alllllll the fall fun comes our annual tradition: NO SPEND SEPTEMBER! Its an annual tradition and each year I swear I am going to be [...]

Why?

Why?

This is an emotional post written off the cuff. The whys are asking in no particular order. These are purely rhetorical and need no answer. These whys run through my head daily, on repeat. Next time you want to judge, gossip, or offer up "advice" please think twice. Your one moment of ignorance could be [...]

Beauty Must Haves

Beauty Must Haves

We're officially in 2021...not like "Happy New Year" but more like we're settled in with 2021...the holidays are over...football champions have been declared...we've changed presidents....we're getting better at remembering the correct year when we write a check....you know, we're like officially WITH 2021. While we're really only 6-ish weeks in, we've already had plenty of [...]

My Trashy Mess

My Trashy Mess

This is a [true] story about research, failures, wins, & loses that happened over the course of 3 months. When this journey began, I REALLY underestimated the level of frustration & amount of time that would soon be involved. This is a story about how finding the perfect...wait for it....garbage can. GARBAGE CAN. Let that [...]

Big Big Plans

Big Big Plans

We are finally entering the last week of 2020! Can I get an amen?!? Y'all, this year has been a doozy. Nobody could have predicted the craziness that 2020 would bring. I am cautiously optimistic that 2021 will be better. While I can't guarantee we won't have another year of pandemic & political chaos, I [...]

Planning Perfect

Planning Perfect

2020 is drawing to a close...thank goodness....so the next few blog posts will be focused on wrapping up 2020 and kicking 2021 into high gear! I am always on the hunt for the perfect planner. I've tried both digital and paper styles and just couldn't find the one that covered everything all in one. I [...]

Adoption. #1 and #2

Adoption. #1 and #2

Did you know that November is National Adoption Month? Now you do! With adoption being such a large part of my life, I knew I had to write a post paying tribute to the cause this month is all about. I think its no coincidence that National Adoption Month falls during November, the month of [...]

Nailed It!

Nailed It!

I've always been a "girly-girl". Prior to motherhood, you could have defined me as a "high maintenance girly girl". I had the heels matching the purses, the makeup, the chic outfits, the nails & hair done. I also had time. Since i've been in the mother-hood, time has gone out the window, taking the heels [...]