• Blog

    Meeting My Birth Mom

    I’m not sure how many of you know this, but I was adopted. I was adopted when I was a baby so the life I grew up with was my only life. My birth mom gave birth to me and adoptive parents took me home from the hospital and that’s where life began. I have a younger brother as well,…

  • Wedding Planning

    Pre Wedding Boudoir Shoot

    There are tons of wedding traditions out there. The father of the bride pays for the wedding, the bride must wear white, and the list goes on and on. Before we started planning this wedding, we both agreed to keep things as non-traditional as possible. We wanted the wedding to be about us and not about the traditions. Don’t get…

  • Wedding Planning

    Dress Shopping at David’s Bridal

    It’s officially the time to start wedding dress shopping! Trav and I got engaged at the end of April 2017 so since then we’ve been looking at venues and finally found one we just LOVE! This post has been sponsored by David’s Bridal but all opinions are my own. It’s typically recommended that a bride-to-be finds her wedding dress 8…

  • Blog,  Healthy Eating

    Crock Pot Beef + Veggie Stew

    Loving how simple this recipe was to put together. I am obsessed with crock pot dinners because they require zero attention and yield a LOT of food (great for leftovers). After starting my sugar detox, I was craving some really savory beef stew. I’ve said it a million times, I love single pot dinners because it cuts the time out…

  • Mom Life

    Getting Toddlers to Sleep

    Cash has always been a busy busy boy so it’s only natural that he needs his sleep. I can still remember the first night I started sleep training him around 1 year old. He cried the minute I put him in his crib and I sat outside his door, also crying. It’s not easy getting kiddos to sleep in their…

  • Beauty Tips,  Blog

    Summer Essentials

    With Summer Solstice finally here, I am all about the less is more and just enjoying life. A little rose by the pool, staying away from heat styling, and rockin’ nothing but a fresh scented perfume and beachy waves. Here is a list of all the things I will defintely overuse this summer. Tocca Rollerball from Sephora in Giulietta. I…

  • Blog,  Healthy Eating,  Mom Life

    Family Traditions

    Taking the traditions my mom made with us by making banana pancakes with Cash. I always loved waking up to the smell of banana pancakes. Once I saw this perfect pancake maker on Jane.com, I had to get it. Getting Cash comfortable in our new home is a major priority in my life along with making those traditions he will…

  • Blog,  Healthy Eating

    Broccoli Salad for Lunch

    In my last recipe post, Healthy Philly Cheesesteaks, I┬áhad leftover turkey, onions, and quinoa so I repurposed them with some broccoli, feta cheese, and topped it with a balsamic dressing. Easy peasy and so delicious!!     Here’s what you need: 1/2 C Quinoa 1/2 Package of Ground Turkey 1 Package of steamed broccoli florets 1 Package of feta cheese,…

  • Blog,  Relationships

    Disneyland Engagement

    As you may have seen on my Instagram…I got ENGAGED over the weekend. Here’s a few more pictures and details than the original post. After a fun day at Disneyland, Trav talked me into a caricature drawing of the two of us. I was hesitant to do it because I’m just a girl and we are stubborn on life itself…am…