A Simple Way to Renew Your Mind and Body (Giveaway)

This post is sponsored by Chesapeake Bay Candle but my love for their Mind & Body Collection is all my own.  As much as I love the plentiful options and choices of  the times we live in it's easy to feel overwhelmed by so much information, so many tutorials, and such high standards. I mean, who among us hasn't feel like a total failure because our cupcakes aren't "Pinterest-worthy" after decorating? What happened to the days when merely being edible meant your cupcakes were a success. It's this age of perfectionism that leads … [Read more...]

I Tried the L’oreal Exfoliate & Refine Pores Pure‑Clay Mask

A lot of you have asked me about my skincare routine and favorite products lately, especially since I sent my most recent reader survey. I'm hearing you tell me that you know I don't use a heavy amount of makeup but that I am into skincare and you wish I'd share more about it. So, I'm here today to talk about my current favorite mask, the L'oreal Paris Exfoliate & Refine Pores Pure-Clay Mask. This post does include affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase through these links. Thank you for … [Read more...]

Why I Started to Prioritize Sleep

Ever since Brandon and I moved to Atlanta I've been slowly working on building our home but one of the rooms it seems I was constantly putting off was our master bedroom. It was just this hodgepodge of furniture with nowhere else to go so it ended up in our bedroom (for some reason). With the start of the new year I committed to being more mindful of our resting space and finally completing our master bedroom. I reached out to Lush Decor who kindly sent a new bedding set and curtains, and to Skyway Walls who sent a … [Read more...]

7 Self-Love Habits to Cultivate in Your Life

'Self-Love' was my word of the year for 2016 and I failed miserably. I had vowed to be less self-critical, more fearless with my heart, and more committed to self-care. I had sworn that I was going to spend last year nurturing myself, heart, body, and soul. I didn't follow through on those promises to myself at all. Instead, I spent most of year focusing on the fear, the sadness, the disappointment, the anger; overall, just embracing all of the negatives.  Truly, it wasn't until I took vacation time at the end of December and invested the … [Read more...]