SMILING WITH CONFIDENCE + cariPRO ULTRASONIC ELECTRIC TOOTHBRUSH GIVEAWAY

16 January 2019

Back on January 1st I wrote a post about some things I wanted to intentionally focus and work on this year. One of those things was boosting my self-confidence. I recently took a personal assessment at work that took a deep dive into our personality traits and gave us the framework for self-understanding and development. It was a 4 hour course that was so insightful and thoroughly explained all of the different personality types, and it felt very timely taking this course within the first week of 2019. During the last half of the course we were given our personality profiles and to…


PRINTED SILK J.CREW PANTS

15 January 2019

Every year when January rolls around, I can’t help but think that Spring isn’t too far off, making me so excited for the flowers to bloom and for warmer weather on the horizon! Thankfully in Arizona, our winter (if you can even call it that!) season doesn’t last more than a few months, so typically by the beginning of March we’re back into 75 degree weather and all is right with the world! I also get so excited to start laying out by the pool again, because there is a very


ONE STEP I’M TAKING TO ESTABLISH GOOD HABITS

January 8th, 2019

A few weeks ago I bought movie tickets for Freddy and I and it was literally life changing! This wasn’t just any movie we were about to see…it was Rachel Hollis’ Made for More documentary! If you aren’t familiar with Rachel Hollis, she is one of the most inspiring women/motivational speakers I’ve come across. I first heard about her through Julie Solomon’s The Influencer Podcast (she is also super empowering and inspiring!) and as soon as I finished listening to…


LADY IN PINK

January 3, 2019

New Year…same color! If you thought I would have a new favorite color this year and somehow get over my love for the color pink, then you’ve got the wrong girl :) If it’s possible, I think I’m going to embrace my color even more than ever before, and these photos are proof! If only I had some pink shoes, then I would really be making a statement here! You’ve probably heard some variation of the phrase, “Do you!” or “You do you and I’ll do me” and that’s exactly what…


STEPPING CONFIDENTLY INTO 2019

January o1, 2019

Happy New Year! This time of year is one of my favorites because it allows me to have a time of reflection on things that happened and preparation for what’s to come. On New Years Eve, I spent time journaling and praying, thanking God for all He had done that year. There were definitely seasons of hardship, doubt, and uncertainty. But there were also seasons of joy, hope and deep gratitude. As the saying goes, hindsight is 20/20, and looking back on last year, I can…


CHRISTMAS REFLECTIONS AND DREAMING OF 2019

27 December 2019

Happy Thursday friends! I hope you had a great Christmas with family and friends. Freddy and I had a leisurely morning in our apartment; we lit a pine scented candle, made coffee before opening each other’s gifts and tuned into the Disney Christmas parade! After we opened our gifts and called family that lives out-of-state, we drove up to my parents house and spent the rest of the afternoon/evening with them! We got to go on a nice neighborhood walk with…


A HOLLY JOLLY CHRISTMAS

21 December 2018

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! I can’t believe Christmas is just a few days away—I find myself saying this every year but the month of December truly flew by so quickly this year! This month was a bit different for me than past Decembers, and honestly it was such a nice change. You may have seen me post on my Instagram a couple weeks...


CELEBRATING NEW ADVENTURES

11 December 2018

It was a day in late October when I felt like I had hit rock bottom. I had received a promotion at work just a month prior, but it was really taking a toll on me and I had been feeling completely overwhelmed and stressed in this new role. I had so much anxiety with even just the thought of going into work the next day. Have you ever felt this way about a job? I had been working for this company for 6 and a half years, and I had finally come to my breaking point. I cried…



A MONOCHROMATIC LOOK

28 November 2018

Happy Wednesday friends! Or should I say, Happy Windsday, in the words of Winnie the Pooh :) I’m so excited to be sharing a new blog post with you this week, because it’s been quite some time since my last one! This tends to happen as we get closer to the holiday season due to my crazy retail work schedule, and this past week was definitely crazy...


FALL CAPSULE WARDROBE: PART 5

15 November 2018

Today marks the final installment of my fall capsule wardrobe series on the blog! It’s been so fun showing you guys how I’ve been able to style the same pieces and create multiple outfits with them, and it’s been a fun challenge for me also! When I shop I normally find a piece that I like and don’t really think about how I will wear it or what other pieces I can pair it back to. I’ve always followed the belief in buying things that speak to you and you’ll figure out the rest…


FLORAL SILK PANTS + A SHIMMERY SWEATER

08 November 2018

With the holidays being just around the corner, I’m getting so excited about the thought of dressing up a little bit more than I normally would. I currently don’t have any parties to attend, but I love the feeling that the holidays evoke and having an excuse to wear more sparkle and elevate my outfits with a fun pair of heels. When I saw this blush sweater from the Atlantic-Pacific collection at Nordstrom (under $60!), I thought it would be the perfect piece to add a touch…