Books I Read in 2018

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 […]

My First Time Christmas Shopping with a Budget

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 […]

A Look Back on My 18 for 2018

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 […]

Wedding Dress Shopping Advice

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 […]

Easy Money Saving Tips

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 […]

Super Versatile Granola Recipe

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 […]

Focus

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 […]

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. […]

Our Engagement Photo Shoot

Our Engagement Photo Shoot

Surprise! Austin and I are engaged!

The Dread of Leaving

I’m a coastal girl 100%. I can’t imagine living somewhere that didn’t have relatively quick access to the ocean. Deep breathing sea air is basically my happy pill. 

Get to Know Me: 50 Random Facts

Although I try to make an effort to be open about my life both here and on YouTube, I always feel like knowing various little quirks about someone adds a level of intimacy to a relationship. In an effort to make you lovely readers and […]