A Routine Refresher

(pictured above: renting lights and laughed at the sign, photo shoot set up, Car2Go because our car has seen better days) Life has been productive (that’s my new word instead of the word “busy”) and I’ve been trying to get…Read more
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State of The Capsule

At the end of the summer of 2013, I decided to do the whole “capsule wardrobe thing.” It was starting to become more mainstream, but nothing like it is now. I originally fell in love with the concept after I discovered…Read more
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Food Prep

Last week’s (and next week’s) food prep will be a little different for me. I’m at my parents’ house for over two weeks with my younger sister (who has 3 autoimmune diseases and is limited in her diet). Thankfully, my…Read more
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Weekly Food Prep

A LOT of you shared that you were interested in hearing more about healthy eating, wellness and keeping a balanced life (in midst of a chaos). I was excited because it’s something very close to my heart and easy to…Read more
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Comfort Gluten-Free Food

  After waiting patiently, my pre-ordered copy of Every Last Crumb appeared on my doorstep last month. I’ve been loving all of the recipes because they’re my comfort food. Biscuits, waffles, hot dog buns and corndogs. It’s insane. Brittany (the…Read more
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A Habit Loop

I’m currently on day 22 of the Whole30 diet/detox/elimination diet. I feel like a goddess, I’m at my college weight and I have the energy of a toddler. Besides realizing that REAL food makes you feel like a rockstar, I’ve…Read more
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On making yourself better

“Oh my gosh! You’re so busy! I don’t know how you do it!” I hear this phrase almost weekly. And I hate it. Busy shouldn’t be glorified. 80-100 hour work weeks is embarrassing. Being unorganized + chaotic steps from a…Read more
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Food Prep on the Weekends

Food prep Sundays are a big thing in the blogging/online health world. I actually tend to prep food all weekend long. I don’t like to spend most of my Sunday in the kitchen so I try to spread it out…Read more
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Early Mornings

Last week I wrote about how I’ve been handling my schedule and my friend Kathyrn left a comment about how Jessica Hische recently posted about her schedule as well! I really loved Jessica’s post and decided to implement a little more structure to…Read more
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The Spicy Life

Valentine’s Day is Friday and you couldn’t get a bigger eye roll from me… I love my husband but I don’t love a holiday filled with overpriced crap, crowded restaurants + obligatory romance. Now that I officially sound like a…Read more
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How I Simplified My Wardrobe

I’ve been referencing my wardrobe simplification for a couple months and I’m excited to finally share how I approached the whole process! While I’m still not 100% there yet – I’ve made huge changes and am proud of myself for…Read more
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What’s In My Makeup Bag

I always love seeing what’s in other bloggers’ makeup bags so I thought I’d share what’s in mine! I did a post like this about a year ago and it’s funny to see how much has changed. I do buy…Read more
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My Skincare Routine

Last week when I asked my readers what they’d like me to write about, I got a few requests about my skincare routine. I’m sure no one thinks their skincare routine is that glamourous. It tends to happen right before…Read more
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A New Season

As I’ve gotten older, I’ve become more aware of the seasons in our lives. Sometimes it’s centered around a job, or it’s seasons literally changing. It can even be the rise or dissipation of certain relationships. As we move into…Read more
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Spending Less

It must be the time of year. I went on a 60 day spending freeze in August last year and I’m at it again. I must do a lot of spending between the holidays and now. Funny how that works.…Read more
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Ecco Bella Review

Hey there’s my face! After failing a few times at the self-timer, I finally got the shots that I wanted for my first natural skincare review! My first review is all about Ecco Bella, a company all about natural skincare.…Read more
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Workin’ On My Fitness

I’ve been workin’ on my fitness lately. I’m co-hosting a 10-Day Fitness Challenge over on Considering You along with Bobby of Whole Fitness Training. The daily workouts are quick but intense and consist of body weight exercises. I’ve been supplementing those…Read more
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A Health Challenge

If you haven’t visited my newest blog, Considering You, yet…you really should. Mary and I launched it a couple weeks ago and we’ve been having SO much fun. We’ve already posted and discussed juicing, vitamin D, magnesium, recipes, health tips…Read more
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Considering You

I am beyond thrilled to be launching a whole health blog today with my dear friend Mary Trenda! In a way, it’s been a long time coming. Mary and I met on Twitter last year, met in REAL life in October 2012…Read more
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A Life of Balance

I don’t believe that balance and happiness happen by chance. Just like relationships, careers and hobbies – you have to make an effort and learn from your mistakes. I thought I’d begin sharing a few things each month that keep…Read more
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Wild Beauty: Lemon Ginger Drink

Wild Beauty is a monthly series curated, written and photographed by Heather of Tea with Me. With a blink of the eye, holiday season is over, but never fear ’tis citrus season! A sea full of pink, orange, yellow, and…Read more
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Grain-Free Recipes

I posted this (above) photo on Instagram this past weekend and a lot of you wanted the recipe to my almond flour pizza crust! I’ve been mostly grain-free since August (with the exception of a few stressful weeks) and try…Read more
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Wild Beauty: Rose Coconut Milk Bath

While I’m away on vacation – Heather is guesting posting for me today! Enjoy her gorgeous photography + tutorial! Cleopatra is one of the most seductive and mysterious women in all of history, known for her beauty and the ability…Read more
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Giving up on Sugar and Grains

For the past four weeks, I’ve been giving up on sugar and grains from my diet and since I share most things here on this blog…I figured I should share this!  I say “giving up on” because I want to…Read more
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Thoughts on Sleep

I’ve been reading a lot of articles lately about productivity. I hear that we should be doing 12 certain things before 9am or that the most successful people begin their day before the sun rises. My thoughts? It makes me…Read more
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