I’ve finally done it — Lipsense Review!

Beauty Makeup

Alright folks, you’ve read the title. I’ve done it. I’ve jumped on the bandwagon and tried LipSense. And I love it! I’m not selling it yet (lol) but it is absolutely the longest lasting lip color that I have come across. I’ve talked about some other stains on here before but even those have me checking my reflection every hour more »

Green with Envy

Fashion My Style

As things start warming up I love to get outside as much as I can. After a bleak winter green is quite refreshing! So in honor of the changing seasons I’m coming at you today with a bright green outfit! The shirt was from Modcloth but it is unfortunately no longer in stock. For a similar look try this shirt! more »

Baby #2 on the Way!

Lifestyle Self Help

Whelp, we’ve done it again! We are so happy to announce that Ocki is going to be a big sister. Due date is August 27. This little one is also looking like its going to be a surprise. We didn’t find out Ocki’s gender on purpose. For this little one we were going to find out but it kept its more »

Ocki’s Modeling Debut

Fashion Lifestyle My Style

I’ve always thought that my little Ocki is the cutest baby ever. I know, I know. Every mom thinks that about their child. So when someone else recognizes that cuteness and invites Ocki to be in a fashion show I jump on it! Our local Dillard’s was putting on a show in our local mall. We had a blast! Plus, more »



Hawaii One of the coolest things I’ve been up to lately is going to O’ahu Hawaii! Here were some of my favorite things: Snorkeling at Hanuama Bay By far the best snorkeling we did on the island! Unfortunately we didn’t have an underwater camera but there were tons of fish here. Some others in our group also went here another day more »

Strawberry Blondie Salad

Dinners High Protein Recipes Salads

As the weather warms a crisp cool salad makes for the perfect meal. This salad is inspired by one my mom used to make. Sweet yet tart strawberries blend perfectly with monterey jack cheese, lemon grilled chicken, and cashews. Ingredients 4 cups spinach 6 cups romaine 1 lb chicken 1 pint strawberries 1/2 cup cashews 1 cup shredded monterey jack cheese 1/4 more »

Kansas City Sea Life Aquarium


Now that our sweet baby is here we find ourselves wanting to do more and more activities. You know, give our three month old experiences she’ll remember for the rest of her life. One such place we have been wanting to get to for awhile now is our local aquarium. Tickets were kind of pricey at $17 a piece but more »

Chicken Pho — Extra Protein Edition!

Dinners High Protein Recipes

Once upon a time when I lived in Utah we used to frequent Pho Plus in Orem. Now if you’ve never had pho soup (pronounced like fun without the “n”), you are missing out. This Vietnamese dish blends warm and exotic spices into a clear broth with a healthy serving of rice noodles and meat of choice (vegetarian versions are more »

Mokan Cat Show!


Hi all! Anybody who really knows me is aware that I am dangerously close to being the crazy cat lady. If my husband didn’t stop me from adopting every stray I really would be! Instead I have to hit my cat quota in other ways. From finding homes for kittens to neuter and releases I feel a compulsion to interact more »