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Tortellini & Roasted Veggies in Pesto Sauce

Tortellini & Roasted Veggies in Pesto Sauce

I’m always trying to come up with yummy, easy and budget-friendly lunch ideas.  I like making dishes that result in lots of servings because they create nearly a week full of lunches. I can pack a to-go lunch for Jake, and then I just heat […]

5 Ways to Style a Bralette for Fall

5 Ways to Style a Bralette for Fall

You don’t have to box up those pretty little bralettes just because it’s fall! Fall encourages mixed textures, rich hues and layering – so bralettes fit in quite nicely. Styling a bralette is really similar to styling a bodysuit for me. All it takes are a couple […]

Wife Appreciation Day is Sept. 17, and We’re Celebrating

Wife Appreciation Day is Sept. 17, and We’re Celebrating

  I had no idea Wife Appreciation Day was a thing. In fact, there’s a day for husbands too, and I didn’t know about that either. Wife Appreciation Day is the third Sunday in September (Sept. 17, 2017), and Husband Appreciation Day is the third […]

6 Easy Ways to Dress Up a Bathroom

6 Easy Ways to Dress Up a Bathroom

Bathrooms and kitchens are two of the most important rooms in a home. When those rooms are appealing, the entire place is more appealing. (Which is why we recently did a cheap update to our kitchen.) Everything in a bathroom feels essential – the tub, […]

Here’s What Happened When I Started Exercising in the Morning

Here’s What Happened When I Started Exercising in the Morning

I’m not someone who loves to exercise. (In fact, I didn’t experience an actual gym until I was 23.) I’ll be honest, typical exercise for me involves playing with my dog, cleaning my house and a weekend hike with my hubby. But, I know I […]

Should You Give Advice or Just Listen?

Should You Give Advice or Just Listen?

It can be difficult knowing when to give advice if a friend is going through something you’ve already experienced. On one hand, you want to be supportive and share your story as insight. On the other hand, you don’t want to overpower their experience with […]

This Is the Most Unattractive Personality Trait

This Is the Most Unattractive Personality Trait

Personalities vary as much as flowers – there’s just no two the same. But across the many personalities, there is one trait that is unfortunate and ugly every time. It’s a trait that causes people to act out and to hurt others and themselves. The […]

6 Best Shows on Netflix for Couples to Watch

6 Best Shows on Netflix for Couples to Watch

It’s not always easy for couples to agree on shows to watch. But if you and your honey like to be fully sucked into a show, this list includes the best drama and sci-fi shows on Netflix that will do just that. My husband and […]

Cheap Kitchen Update: How to Paint Your Cabinets

Cheap Kitchen Update: How to Paint Your Cabinets

We recently gave our kitchen an update. The previous owners of our home had fortunately installed new countertops, backsplash and hardware in the kitchen, however, the cabinets were still the original light wood color. This left our kitchen looking new and not-so-new at the same […]

4 Products for Soft, Silky Hair

4 Products for Soft, Silky Hair

For the longest, I thought I could only achieve silky, soft hair at the hair salon. Every time I’d get my hair done, I’d relish in the goodness that was my bouncy, touchable hair. The next day, I’d wash, dry and style my hair only […]