How I Intentionally Derailed My Morning Productivity to Change My Heart

My everyday process that frees me from feeling like an instant failure and helps me recommit to myself, my worth, my family, my home, and my life each morning. Yeah, it sounds dramatic for what it is… But it works and that’s happy drama for my life! Plus, I hope you make it to the end to see my alternative blog post title. … More How I Intentionally Derailed My Morning Productivity to Change My Heart

HOPES & DREAMS | Gift Guide: Lovely Little + Super Thoughtful Notebooks & Journals

HOPES & DREAMS  |  Gift Guide: Notebooks & Journals Woooo!!!!!! It’s time to shop! As if we needed some sort of seasonal excuse…. amiright?! Well, I am alllll about gift giving and finding meaningful and original gifts is an exciting adventure for me! I’m a pretty basic girl come Fall/Winter, which means I can be … More HOPES & DREAMS | Gift Guide: Lovely Little + Super Thoughtful Notebooks & Journals

HOPES & DREAMS | 4 Best Stranger Friends That Changed My Life

4 Best Stranger Friends That Changed My Life There are countless friends, family members and acquaintances that have shaped and changed my life – and all of them deserve so much praise. They’ve spent time getting to know me and are able to tailor conversations and advice to precise moments in my life. Mmm so … More HOPES & DREAMS | 4 Best Stranger Friends That Changed My Life

DESIGN | Minty Green Master Escape with Target

DESIGN  |  Minty Green Master Escape with Target My friend, Jess, contacted me today looking for some ideas to update her master bedroom. Now, I am not a professional designer, but I love creating a mood board and any excuse to ‘shop’! Before we go any further – how adorable is Jess and her little family?! We … More DESIGN | Minty Green Master Escape with Target

COOK  |  Simple Suppers: Ready-Made Pasta + Fresh Asparagus + The Most Delicious and Easy Sauce EVER

I heard ya, “once that baby comes, kiss the cooking goodbye!” But…. I really really really didn’t want to!!! So, thanks to my rockstar husband who lets me semi-disappear into the kitchen, I still manage to crank out a couple of meals each week {for now…}. Yeah, they have gotten much more simple, but nothing … More COOK  |  Simple Suppers: Ready-Made Pasta + Fresh Asparagus + The Most Delicious and Easy Sauce EVER

LITTLES | Pregnancy Must Haves: Comfort

Throughout my pregnancy, I kept a running list of the things that helped make my pregnancy more enjoyable. I’ve tried to really pare it down to the must-haves because of course there were dozens of little tips, tricks, people, and products that helped with each changing week! I’ve categorized the ‘pregnancy must haves’ into three … More LITTLES | Pregnancy Must Haves: Comfort

HOPES & DREAMS | Cheers! Bar Cart Essentials for the Holiday Season

At almost 8 months pregnant I can’t exactly sip on a delicious cocktail – but I can dream of the day that I will again! With holiday season right around the corner, it’s time to properly stock your bar cart because it’s about to be the most frequented piece of furniture in the house!  FAVORITE … More HOPES & DREAMS | Cheers! Bar Cart Essentials for the Holiday Season

DESIGN | Neutral Nursery Design Inspiration featuring DIY Shiplap

DESIGN  |  Neutral Nursery Design Inspiration Featuring: DIY Shiplap! It’s coming together! Our gender neutral nursery is underway! {Do you know how tired I am of the phrase ‘gender neutral’?!} While we are busy scooping up interesting art pieces, installing shiplap walls, converting rockers, and hanging curtains, I thought I would share the actual inspiration board … More DESIGN | Neutral Nursery Design Inspiration featuring DIY Shiplap

DESIGN | Hygge & West Daydream Nursery Inspiration

After finding out that we were expecting our first baby, I couldn’t wait to begin putting together the nursery! I wanted to wait an appropriate amount of time before making final decisions and purchasing items, so I bided my excitement with room mood boards and pinterest boards. While neither of these designspiration boards {did I … More DESIGN | Hygge & West Daydream Nursery Inspiration