Stella & Dot Black Friday Deals Starting Early (25% Off – PERFECT Teacher’s Gifts!) Plus A #Giveaway

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I'm definitely my own best customer at Stella & Dot as I think I have bought half the inventory since starting as a consultant for them back in October. But I truly adore the pieces and I love taking advantage of all of the awesome flash sales and deals they have! Now is the time to shop. There are some awesome pieces to be bought at the … [Read more...]

Stitch Fix #10 – The Frumpy Sweater Box #FashionFriday


Okay so the title of this post may be a teeeeeensy bit harsh, but you guys will see what I mean. I had my husband taking photos of me in these photos and for both of the white sweaters, he was like, "could you look any more like a Grandma?" So I guess that's a bit of a sneak peek to what I did NOT keep. :) See below for the looks I received in … [Read more...]

Back to Plaid #FashionFriday


Out at a kid's birthday party last weekend, my husband remarked, "hey, is plaid back in style?" He was commenting because most of the Moms at the party (located outside at a horse farm) were in plaid shirts with jeans and boots of some kind. Of course this observation doesn't help my attempt to have him KonMari his side of the closet because it … [Read more...]

DIY Homemade Firming Eye Cream w/Essential Oils

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The BEST Homemade Firming Eye Cream Ingredients: cup organic coconut oil 6-8 vitamin E capsules Frankincense Essential Oil Rose Essential Oil Directions: Using a small microwavable bowl add in cup coconut oil and heat in intervals of 15-20 seconds until completely melted Poke holes into your Vitamin E capsules and squeeze … [Read more...]

DIY Immune Support Sleep Salve w/Essential Oils

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DIY Immune Support Sleep Salve Got this one from a friend. Very relaxing! I've really been getting into using Essential Oils lately (more on that in a future post!) and want to try this out! Makes about 16 ounces of sleep salve. Items Needed: 1 cup coconut oil 1 cup olive oil 4 tablespoons grated beeswax Equal parts … [Read more...]

Fall Looks with UNIQLO For the Whole Family #whereUNIQLO


Before I hosted an event at my local UNIQLO a couple of weeks ago, I had not heard of the retailer. Since then, I've become a fan. UNIQLO's clothes are trendy, stylish and affordable. I wanted to call out a couple of products & looks with them in this week's Fashion Friday. To start, when I was at my UNIQLO, I picked up a Heattech … [Read more...]

DIY Peppermint Sugar Scrub with Essential Oils

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This has to be one of the best teacher gift ideas I've seen in awhile! Here's a recipe from a friend for making a VERY easy DIY Peppermint Sugar Scrub. I've included photos on the process and a printable for cute labels. ADORABLE! Use your favorite Essential Oil company for the Peppermint Essential Oils portion! DIY Peppermint Sugar … [Read more...]

Scarf Love #FashionFriday

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Wellllll, I think I can say that fall has finally hit us here in Philadelphia. We have been totally lucky with lingering summer temps but this week is the week it finally started feeling like fall weather. It's in the low 50s in the morning and can get up to the mid 70s in the afternoon but there's definitely a chill in the air early and late in … [Read more...]

What I Wore Wednesday


Gotta love fall weather. I am happy as a clamthese days where it's 75 most of the day but crisper in the morning. Monday I woke up and had the best run - I went out hoping to run 4 miles. I've been fighting a cold for weeks now that has definitely mucked with my workout mojo. I went out and felt so great, I ended up running 5! I came home and … [Read more...]