We took a family vacation to New York in August. Read along to see my top recommendations when visiting the Big Apple!
This pregnancy is giving me the best excuse for creating a whole new wardrobe with every change of the season. Read about my favorite fall maternity trends here. (Most of these items can be work postpartum or pre-pregnancy.)
In July we hosted our first ever gender reveal party. Read along to get the inside scoop on mistakes we made, our favorite decor products (including shoppable links), tips to make your party run smoother, and why you should have a gender reveal party.
An Introvert's Journey to Making New Friends: How I stepped out of my shell and took it into my own hands to build new friendships and the book that helped me do it.
How we told our family we were pregnant. Most found out with cute Easter gifts, but I included some other cute, budget-friendly, creative ideas we used as well.
A list of 5 different gift ideas for dad this fathers day (or Christmas, birthday, ect.) Guarenteed to come in in a reasonable amount of time. (For those on a time crunch) All gifts are under $100. (For those with a strict budget) Easy to buy, using the links I provided. (For those too busy to endlessly scroll through multiple websites.)
1 in 8 couples have trouble getting pregnant. Infertility is defined as not getting pregnant after having carefully planned, unprotected sex for one year. Infertility awareness has increased in past couple of years. People are more open about it , some are even sharing their stories of infertility, IVF, and miscarriage . It is awesome … Continue reading Our Infertility Journey
Mothers day is less than a week away . As you all know I am so bad about having to do last minute gifts for any holiday. So , here is another last minute gift guide that I think your mom would love. ( let's face it, moms are pretty easy anyways and usually love … Continue reading Mothers day gift guide
in this post, I write all about how we make traveling with dogs easy. We have always loved traveling and want to include our pups on as many of our adventures as possible. Read this post to see some of the ways we do this.
Last year we kicked off 2020 with a trip to Canada. It was my gift to Cody because I thought an experience would be better than material items for him. (Or for anyone !) Don't let this post fool you. We had a blast. This was our first time seeing real snow and it was … Continue reading What I Would Have Changed About Our Trip To Canada.
Summer time is right around the corner. If you are in Louisiana, you may be dreaming of a beach somewhere or hiking with a beautiful view. Sadly, all of the places that first come to mind for those activities are so far away that you have to make a big trip out of it. Most … Continue reading 5 Fun Ways to Spend your Summer in Louisiana
3 months ago, we packed up, sold everything, and moved into an RV. Life has changed. If you think moving is stressful try moving into a camper. Read along and see what the5 most stressful things for me were about this move. Whether you are just moving into a new house, moving to a new location, downsizing, or moving into an RV, this post can be helpful to prepare you for the worst.
breaking down our trip to Cathedral Caverns State Park including crazy stories of our trip, our favorite spots to eat and hangout, and other fun things to do.
Finding time to read can become difficult as an adult. In this post, I recommend 10 books and book series that are easy reads or just interesting enough to push you to make time to read.
We moved into an RV about 2 months ago. Here is the tell all to why we decided to do this and how we got it so quickly.
a review of 2020. We started the year in Canada, survived quarantine, and surprisingly traveled a lot. Read more to see why this year was so great for me.
A list of my 5 favorite things to do when visiting Gatlinburg.
Wow! This Holiday season has been a little weird, kind of stressful, really exciting, and a bit bitter sweet. In the midst of all the holiday chaos and COVID panic, Cody and I decided to make a HUGE move and I graduated from college. I'll touch more on our big move in another post. (why, … Continue reading My College Experience
The holidays are upon us, Christmas is just two weeks away, and parties are around every corner. I love hosting parties and always find myself as the host of most of the holiday parties around here (which I have no problem with.) The only problem that I run into every year is what games to … Continue reading Top 5 Go-To Budget Family Christmas Party Games
I know I have been talking a lot about food lately, but it IS the holidays and good food is everywhere ! I just can't help myself. I won't be sharing any recipes today but I will be sharing some easy, fun foods that I love enjoying at any holiday party! I always have great … Continue reading 5 Easy and Popular Party Foods
Time for another pre-Thanksgiving recipe! I can literally shovel this stuff into my mouth at any time of year...Green bean casserole! This is by far my favorite Thanksgiving food of all time. WHAT YOU'LL NEED: . 1 (10.5 OZ.) can of condensed cream of mushroom. . 1/2 cup of milk . 1/8 TSP. of ground … Continue reading Easy Green Bean Cassarole
It's the most wonderful time of the year and everyone is bustling around looking for Christmas gifts. People can be hard to shop for, especially if you are trying to find a gift they will actually like. I always have the most trouble buying for the boys and men in my life....what do they even … Continue reading Gift Guide for Boys (8-12)
For my birthday I had my sisters and some of my girl friends over to have a Bob Ross paint party. I had it complete with wine, halloween candy, pizza, and mimosas. I used Google to find which episode to use. There is a list of episodes by painting that has the picture of the … Continue reading 5 mistakes I made at my Bob Ross Paint party.
November is here, which means that Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Thanksgiving holds a place as one of my favorite holidays. The food, the family gathered around the table, remembering to be thankful (something that I need daily)... how can you not love it? In honor of Thanksgiving and all the yummy food we … Continue reading Easy, Budget Friendly Pumpkin Pie Recipe
Christmas is less than two months away. With it coming up so quickly, I figured I would share some gift guides every couple of weeks to help you with ideas if you are stuck. I have four sisters between the ages of 14 and 21. Sometimes buying for them is so easy, but other times … Continue reading Christmas Gift Ideas for Teen & 20 something Girls
As you know, murder mystery parties are a favorite of ours. We love to throw them, but they take a ton of work & involvement. A murder mystery is not a party you want to throw last minute. You're first step when throwing a murder mystery is to make a guest list. Figure out how … Continue reading How to Throw a ‘Killer’ Murder Mystery Party
5 gift ideas for the moms in your life this Christmas.
October is here & that means Halloween is right around the corner ! Planning Halloween costumes is a huge deal for me I love finding cute costumes every year & when Cody will dress up along with me, it makes it all the better! Today I am going to share some of my favorite costumes … Continue reading Fun, Budget Friendly Halloween Costumes
I am sitting outside, on my balcony right now and it is 73 degrees in Louisiana.The cool wind is blowing and I swear that I can smell pumpkin everywhere that I turn! So with this cooler weather, I am going to set aside the travel blogs and the summer ideas and pickup some seasonal topics. … Continue reading Favorite Fall Activities
Camping and traveling are a big part of our lives. Having the right gear can ensure that you enjoy your time...wherever you may be. Today's post is about our top 10 recommended camping products/gear. 1.Ozark Trails 6 Person Tent This tent has been a life saver. Before getting this tent, we had a pop-up tent … Continue reading 10 Best Camping/ Outdoor Products
It's no secret that Cody and I love to travel. We aim to go somewhere new each month. But, did you know that most of our trips are not long, thought-out trips? In fact, we usually leave within 2 weeks or deciding we want to go somewhere. Once a destination is in our brain, we … Continue reading How to Plan a Last Minute Road Trip
Monday made one month since I went back to work after exactly three month off. This is something that most of us are facing or are going to have to face in the near future. In today's post I'm going to share a few things I wish I had done before going back to work … Continue reading Going Back to Work After Three Months: What I Wish I had Done.
On July 1st, my husband turned 24. That Friday we celebrated by inviting some of his friends over for a small party and a blind frozen pizza taste test. In today's post, I'm going to share how we did it, what the guys thought of each pizza, and what the end results were. I bought … Continue reading Blind Pizza Tasting. What Frozen Pizza Is The Best?
For our anniversay, Cody and I took our pup to Tennessee for a week. We stayed in a tent, went on hikes, rafted, swam, and ate our way through Chattanooga. Read along to see where we went and what our favorite places were.
I really wanted to share more travel stories lately. So, today I am going to be sharing our honeymoon destination. I'll be going over what we did , where we ate, and how we afforded it. We knew that we wanted to go to Mexico for our honeymoon. We just had to choose between Puerto … Continue reading A Week in Puerto Vallarta
A wedding day isn't always smooth sailing or stress free. In this most I share my top 3 favorite and least favorite parts of my wedding day.
After nearly 3 months of isolation, my husband and I set out on our first trip of the summer.
Yesterday was Mother’s Day and while there is not a lot that most of us can do at this time to celebrate with our mothers, I did want to make a small post to celebrate them. This week, I talked to three mother’s that have a huge impact in my life. These women are all … Continue reading Motherhood from the Perspective of Three Different Moms
This is the follow up to my road trip post. Enjoy reading about my week spent in Silverton, Colorado. Read about where we stayed, what we did, and where we ate... all on a budget.
Cody and I love to travel, but sometimes we can’t afford a big, elaborate trip to escape reality. Camping is one of our favorite low budget and most adventurous ways to travel. When you have little to no money to spend, you can run into some interesting things that make for great stories. In today’s … Continue reading Our Favorite Camping Stories
Canada. Why Canada? This was a frequently asked question when I began to tell people where our (Cody and me) next big trip was. It was relevant. It is not a secret that I am not a fan of the cold. So, why Canada? Even more so, why Canada in January? It was mid November, … Continue reading Our Latest Adventure: Alberta, Canada
Hanging out with the girls doesn't have to break the bank! Checkout these 6 creative ideas to create fun memories with your girl friends that wont break the bank.
There are so many fun things to do in the Gulf Shores. Most people go to enjoy the beaches, but when you aren't on the beach, don't think you have to stay cooped up in your hotel room. Here are 5 fun things we found to do in the area. The Drowsy Poet : The … Continue reading 5 Fun Things To do Around Gulf Shores When you Aren’t On The Beach.