My 2019 Planner

Today’s lets talk about something I used to post about non-stop: Planners! While I still love and appreciate a good paper planner, I don’t go quite as hard on the stickers anymore. Having a perfectly balanced spread became very overwhelming and didn’t feel fun anymore so I went back...

My Word of the Year for 2019

When I thought about what I wanted to get out of 2019 I really connected with the idea of getting back to the activities I loved having in my routine, but I also wanted to use the year to rid my life of both physical clutter and toxic energy....

Happy New Year! 2019 Goals

Happy New Year yall! Somehow 2018 managed to be the longest year ever while simultaneously flying by in a complete whirlwind. I was going to do a whole 2018 highlights post, but I wasn’t even sure how to summarize the year. Our wedding was the only thing that truly...

Books I Read in 2018

One of my 18 for 2018 goals is to read at least one book a month over the course of the year. I’m less strictly tied to the idea of one book finished each month, rather the focus of the goal is to get through at least 12 books....

My First Time Christmas Shopping with a Budget

Ok. So what I’m about to say might sound absolutely insane to some people, but before this year I had never made a budget for Christmas shopping. Ever. Now, having spent the past year tracking every single purchase I’ve made it even sounds a little nuts to me too....

A Look Back on My 18 for 2018

At the very beginning of the year I took the challenge from the Happier podcast to think up 18 things I wanted to accomplish in 2018. I thought it might be fun to look back on my list and see what I’ve accomplished this year and what was a...

Wedding Dress Shopping Advice

Wedding dress shopping can be an incredibly daunting task. Before I got started I actually had a feeling of dread whenever I thought about it. For some reason in my mind I kept thinking my dress shopping experience would be miserable like my house hunting experience was. The physical...

Easy Money Saving Tips

If you keep up with the blog or my YouTube channel you know that Austin and I are engaged and planning a wedding. While its completely unnecessary to have a big fancy wedding, I’m a total princess and I want one so that’s what we’re doing. Even though we’re...

Super Versatile Granola Recipe

Today I want to share my absolute favorite granola recipe with you guys. This recipe is great because it’s so versatile. You can add your favorite nuts, fruit, and nearly anything you have sitting around the pantry. This is a fool-proof combination that you’ll surely be making over and...

Focus

After taking a few weeks to really consider what it was I wanted to get out of the year I’ve decided my word of the year is Focus....

18 for 2018

Recently I’ve shied away from listening to the radio during my alone time in the car. I suppose hearing the same 20 songs over and over again was getting a little old. Instead I’ve been trying to make better use of that time by catching up with family and...

17 Highlights from 2017

I think it’s always helpful to take a look back at the year you’ve had before entering a new one. It can be easy to decide the world is a terrible, scary place if you never take time to reflect on all your wonderful experiences. With 2017 coming to...