The Best in Bras and Bralettes

Is your underwear drawer due for an update? Here are my suggestions for bras and bralettes – I’m looking forward to my shopping spree! Every year for Valentine’s Day, Joe includes a Victoria’s Secret gift card in my V-Day package. It’s a tradition that I look forward to because it’s a great way (and a good reminder!) to update my…

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Friday Favorites: Embracing Motherhood

Motherhood may not always be easy, but I wouldn’t trade it for a thing in the world. As I write this edition of Friday Favorites, I can’t help but feel extremely gushy because it gives me the chance to look back on my first month of motherhood. Becoming a parent was everything that I expected: lots of cuddles, lots of love,…

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Lush Face Mask: Cup O’ Coffee

My skin always craves a good Lush face mask and their Cup O’ Coffee is my kind of java! Sometimes, the best gift to offer a new mother is something that she can use for herself. When one of my besties came over and handed me a Lush face mask pot, I was ecstatic. To think: I had an official reason to take…

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Leo’s “Firsts”: Harry Potter Baby Photoshoot

Hogwarts house scarf? Check! Time turner? Check! A good dose of magical cuteness? Check and check! Here’s Leo’s very own Harry Potter baby photoshoot. I have been a long-time fan of the Harry Potter franchise. I was twelve years old when I first discovered Rowling’s take on the wizarding world. Even as a youngin’, I was always big on reading….

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Friday Favorites: Footwear, Polishes and Feet Upkeep

We’re halfway through February and I’m already booking my next mani-pedi appointment. Sandals and summer-weather: I’m waiting for you! This week, I professed my newly-found love for footwear. I have always been one for handbags, but ever since I outgrew most of my shoe collection, I’ve been shopping around for new kicks. Most importantly, I’m on the hunt for the…

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Foot Care Basics

Foot care doesn’t have to be a heinous task. Ensure your feet are sandal-ready with these 3 simple steps. I am no stranger to procrastination. As much as I like taking care of myself (of course, with a minimalist approach), there are some beauty regimens that tend to fall off my plate. For a while, my feet came last on my…

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Focusing on Shoe Love

My budding romance is a little different for this year’s Valentine’s Day. I’m focusing on shoe love – footwear galore. Yes, I’ll take all of the pairs. All of them. I know I’ve gushed about my husband plenty of times on this blog. For those of you who followed my wedding stories, you’ll know that I tied the knot with…

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Friday Favorites: Writing Tools

Why be a blogger if you can’t spruce up your desk with some cute writing tools? This week, I finally got to interview my old friend, Belinda Moy, on her newest blogging venture: Quire and Co. The curvature of her lettering and the preciseness of her calligraphy is just so captivating. She makes my agenda seem like it was scribbled and…

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2017 Reading Challenge: 1 / 25

On your mark, get set, READ! I am so excited to finally kick-start this year’s reading challenge. Every year, I like to set myself up with a reading challenge. I give myself a number of books to complete within a 12-month frame. Being a former bookstore manager, this challenge helped my career in many different ways. It allowed me to stay up-to-date…

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Spotlight On: Belinda Moy from Quire & Co.

I am one lucky gal to be surrounded by such talented people. Belinda Moy from Quire & Co. happens to be part of that crew. #youcantsitwithus (But actually, you can.) Belinda is a long-time friend that I partnered up with when I released my food blog, Marble Crumbs. One aspect that I needed perfected for my website was a logo. I wanted something that…

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