Army Green in Spring is the Next Big Thing

Everyone knows pastels are popular for spring, but wearing army green in spring is much less expected. As I think about what people wear in spring, I’m reminded of one of my favorite Devil Wears Prada scenes, “florals for spring? Groundbreaking.” This quote cracks me up because it’s how I feel about wearing pastels in spring…. [Read More]

What Happened to Me at the London Vogue Festival

It was Friday morning and I was scrolling through Instagram like I usually do.  It was any other day, except for the fact that I was prepping for a nearly 3-week trip to London and Paris for work. As I mindlessly scrolled through Instagram, I stopped short when I saw British Vogue was promoting their… [Read More]

This is the Best Southern Banana Pudding

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BiteSizedBitsofJoy #CollectiveBias It’s pretty cool how and why we decided to share this Southern Banana Pudding recipe with you. Keebler ask me to create a recipe that brought back childhood memories. My husband and I reminisced about our favorite… [Read More]

Multi-Colored Stripes is the Best Spring Trend

Stripes are a quintessential spring trend. The nautical style always pops up in the spring. You know, the classic navy and white striped top paired with flowy white pants, or maybe some gold accents for some bling. This spring, the nautical vibe gets an updated twist with multi-colored stripes taking the place of the traditional navy and… [Read More]

4 Things That Will Make You Consider Wedge Sneakers

Wedge sneakers have been around for a few years, so I’m a little late to the game of actually owning a pair. I know some blogs and fashion sites say they are out of style, but I think every girl should own a pair of high-top wedges for these four reasons. 1. Wedge Sneakers are… [Read More]

Easy and Cute Candy Graduation Caps Cupcakes

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #BestSummerMemories #CollectiveBias Coca-Cola™ asked me to participate in their “Share a Coke and a Song Campaign.” I was excited to participate because they asked me to think about songs that remind me of important memories while also creating a fun… [Read More]

How to Deal with Children Asking Why All the Time

Just a couple weeks ago my son started asking why, why, why for everything! Literally any time we ask him to do something, he asks why. Asking why all the time can definitely get on my husband’s and my nerves. I don’t want to have to explain myself all the time, however, there are a… [Read More]

4 Reasons Why You Need to Embrace Wearing a Maxi Skirt

I’m not a huge skirt person. I just recently decided I can wear pencil skirts, after years of avoiding them. The same goes for a maxi skirt. I’ve worn maxi dresses every now and then, but I generally stick to knee-length or midi-length skirts or dresses because I find them more flattering on my figure…. [Read More]

Chocolate Cookie Cup That Will Blow Your Mind

Do you own special pans or cooking utensils that you never use? For me, it’s my mini bundt pan. I’ve made a few mini bundt recipes in the past (lemon, sock-it-to-me), but it often sits unused. I was trying to think of a good use for it, and I saw how people have used the… [Read More]

Celebrating Mothers Day and My Mom Goals For the Year

This is my 4th Mother’s Day, so I’m thinking about my mom goals for the year. It’s still rather hard for me to imagine that Rocco is almost four, but at the same time, it’s getting more difficult to remember my married life before kids. Sure, I have strong memories of my childhood and early… [Read More]

5 Things You Need To Buy in May on Discount

With Memorial Day right around the corner, May is a great month to find a lot of deals. Hit the stores early in May for sales on spring clothing, as retailers are trying to make more room for summer clothing. You can still find good prices on small kitchen appliances and May is also a… [Read More]

This is Healthy, Quick, and Easy Caprese Pesto Penne

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DinnerOnDemand #CollectiveBias When Barilla asked me to create a simple, one-pan recipe for this time-strapped millennial, I was up for the challenge. It can be such a struggle to prepare a healthy and nutritious dinner on demand most… [Read More]

7 Easy Ways to Exercise When You Travel

I travel a lot for work, which I really enjoy. The only downfall of traveling a lot, besides not seeing my kids for several days, is the lack of routine that comes with traveling. It can be hard to eat right and exercise while on the road, but it is not impossible. Recently, I was… [Read More]

The Most Tantalizing Pear and Gorgonzola Salad

My absolute favorite salad is a pear and gorgonzola salad with a light lemon vinaigrette dressing. I recently had lunch with friends at one of our favorite lunch spots, Postino, and after having their mixed green salad, I knew I had to try to replicate it on my own. This pear and gorgonzola salad is… [Read More]

The Best Full Coverage Swimsuits Under $50

It’s already in the 90s in Phoenix, so our pool is becoming more and more tempting. I generally like to find a new swimsuit every summer. It almost feels like a rite of passage, like it signals the true start of summer or something. Where to Find Great Deals on Swimsuits I’m always on the… [Read More]

This is What Happens When Brother and Sister Share a Bedroom

We moved our kids into the same bedroom last weekend. With a brother and sister sharing a room for the first time, you could probably imagine this week has been very long for everyone. Yes, some of the reasons why this transition has been a little trying may be obvious, but others may not. Why… [Read More]