Gratitude Never Goes Out of Style!

Fashion Lifestyle

Alpha and Omega Nordstrom Lace Bell Sleeve Top

Happy Thanksgiving! Today I am going to keep things short as I am wanting to spend as much time as possible with those for whom I am most grateful, my family. But I did want to take a minute to to say thank you to all those who read my blog and/or follow me on my social media accounts. Sometimes I am more »

The Perfect Thanksgiving Sweater


Thanksgiving is just around the corner and so I thought I would share my favorite sweater for the holiday! I actually bought this sweater a couple years ago but it is still in stock! I paired it with some simple black jeans… And some adorable oxford heels! The shoes are old so unfortunately I could not find the exact pair more »

A Study in Blue


Steve Madden Beattle Clutch

I’ve always wanted to do more fashion posts but felt I had a lot of limitations. I am my own photographer. Like seriously, is every blogger out there married to a professional photographer with limitless time restrictions or so ridiculously rich that they can afford a photographer to follow them around all day? I was taking photos on my phone. more »

10 Minute Solid Perfume

Beauty DIY

Coming at you today with a super duper easy diy beauty project today inspired by my own little Ocki. Earlier this week as I was getting ready in the bathroom Ocki busied herself emptying every drawer and cabinet as is her usual habit. Among her spoils was a ziplock bag full of those little sample perfumes. It was not long more »

Jean-Luc is here!

Lifestyle Self Help

Newborn boy 1 month

I am happy to officially announce that Jean-Luc has arrived. For all those interested in the gory details: Birth Story When I had Ocki my water broke first and I never went into labor on my own and I had to be induced with pitocin. This water breaking first business seems to be a genetic trait as that is how more »

29 Week Bumpdate


Its that time again! It has been a few weeks but I like to keep the world apprised on how my little parasite is doing now and again. They say that little one is 2.5lbs and about the size of an acorn squash. Feeling a bit more movement now, especially when I get woken up in the wee morning hours more »

Lets talk food: Cravings vs Hunger!

Lifestyle Recipes Self Help

healthy eating, pregancy diet, hunger vs cravings, craving vs hunger, emotional eating, overeating, binge eating

I naturally cycle through periods where I eat super healthy for a few months then I’ll fall off the wagon and treat my body like a garbage disposal for weeks! Being pregnant I find not just myself but others making excuses for me when I graze throughout the day. “Are you sure you’re eating enough?” or “That’s the baby telling more »

10 Minute DIY Chapstick

Beauty Makeup

Last week I had the opportunity to bring you an amazing stretch mark cream and now (thanks again to Infinity Jars!) I get to come back at you today with this super easy chapstick recipe. It seriously took me about 10 minutes to whip it up. The recipe makes about 30ml or 1oz of chapstick. That is enough to fill up more »

DIY Stretch Mark Cream

Beauty DIY

When I was pregnant with Ocki I got stretch marks like CRAZY!! I had gained about 30lbs all in all. Really not too bad. I guess I just have a genetic predisposition for it. I did use a fancy stretch mark cream but wasn’t very consistent about it. So when Infinity Jars contacted me and offered to send some free more »