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Meal Plan With Me
2023-01-23 16:08
Meal planning has just become absolutely critical to our lives! It's always been an important element of a successful week - but now that we are in the middle of doing Whole 30, it's integra… Read More
Top Books I Read In 2022
2023-01-16 11:00
JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content.I'm not sure if I've ever done a Top-Book-Of-The-Year style post before. But, my mom always asks me what… Read More
Book Of The Month First Impressions
2023-01-12 11:00
I'm finally trying out something I've been eyeing for probably a year! Book of the Month is a monthly subscription service that sends you a brand new hardback book every month. You get to pi… Read More
Thoughts On 1 Week Of Whole30
2023-01-09 11:00
I'm a week into my Whole30 diet and I have a lot of thoughts! To recap, I decided to give this a try after getting back some interesting blood work at the end of 2022. An anti inflammation d… Read More
January Grove Haul
2023-01-05 21:47
Starting 2023 off with a big Grove Collab box! There are some things we get almost every month, and then a few fun things that I splurged on this month. Being an adult is so funny right? I'm… Read More
Just Three Things
2022-12-30 15:13
One | I'm at 365 days on Duolingo! Learning Spanish has been something I've wanted to do for a very long time. I do not feel like even after 365 days on Duolingo I know Spanish. It has helpe… Read More
Wallpapering Our Stairs
2022-12-23 20:39
Just wanted to share another fun house update! We had the whole house painted recently, and we decided to take advantage of taking everything down. If you are going to go through all the eff… Read More
Part Two Of Our Guest Room Redo
2022-12-15 11:00
If you missed part one, I'll sum it up real fast: We swapped our guest room and home office! It was a lot of work to undo two rooms, but it was totally worth it. I've been walking by this ro… Read More
Joint Home Office Update
2022-12-12 11:00
When we first moved into our home, Blake and I split up our home work spaces. I had a desk in our guest room, and then he had the second upstairs bedroom for his desk and all our workout equ… Read More
Monos Carry On First Impressions
2022-12-06 11:00
When Blake and I were flying back home from Ireland, we were both crossing our fingers that our suitcases were going to make it back in one piece. I was really proud of us for packing so lig… Read More
Recent Reads #22
2022-11-28 11:00
In an attempt to get these posts up more often, this Recent Reads post isn't as long. However, maybe that's easier for you to consume anyway. Enjoy and leave a comment below with what you've… Read More
A Visit To Port Isaac, Cornwall UK
2022-11-21 11:00
While I don't think I can choose a favorite part of our UK trip, Port Isaac might be it. I can't describe the charming beauty of this place! It's so photogenic, and we loved walking around t… Read More
Work Out With Me | This Week's Work Outs
2022-11-14 12:04
SundayRun - 2 Miles - 219 CaloriesLet's talk running! I decided to start from scratch and do the C25K program from the very beginning. I figured it can't hurt to get back to basics and build… Read More
Favorite Childhood Book Series
2022-11-10 11:00
I thought it'd be a fun prompt to go down memory lane today and talk about childhood books! Reading has always been a huge part of my identity and I think reading great books when I was youn… Read More
Avebury Stone Circle
2022-11-08 11:00
On our drive from London to Cornwall, we stopped by the neatest place! Stonehenge was on our list of to-dos, but a co worker recommended visiting Avebury instead. This is the largest Neolith… Read More
Recent Reads #21
2022-11-03 10:00
Going to try a slightly different format with todays recent reads post! These posts usually take me a long time to put together because I read so much, so I'm going to attempt to do some qui… Read More
London Photo Diary
2022-11-01 10:00
Admittedly, I wasn't all that excited about visiting London when we were planning this trip. Cities aren't really my thing, and I definitely get more excited about visiting nature. But, boy… Read More
Life Lately #11
2022-10-28 13:58
Unfortunately, we ended up sick after our Europe trip! It was awful. My doctor said it was just a terrible upper respiratory thing, but I also ended up with an ear and eye infection on top o… Read More
Cliffs Of Moher Photo Diary
2022-10-25 10:00
Because we didn't want to rent a car while we were in Ireland, we were so happy to find a bus tour that would take us outside of Dublin! This is the tour we chose, and we all highly recommen… Read More
A Day In Dublin
2022-10-21 13:49
We are now Home Sweet Home after an amazing few weeks in Ireland and England! I have so much to share, but figured I start here. Here's a few photos from a great day in Dublin! We joined a t… Read More
Our Low Calorie Homemade Cold Brew
2022-10-10 10:00
If you would have told me in the past that Blake and I would become coffee drinkers, I'd be so shocked! Neither of us picked up coffee drinking in our adult lives for the longest time. I can… Read More
Recent Purchases!
2022-10-06 10:00
One of my favorite things to share are new favorite things! Here's a couple things I've purchased in the last month, and thought were worth sharing!Kate Spade Crossbody & Rothy's Drivers… Read More
A Delicious Chicken Salad Recipe
2022-10-03 10:00
Lunch is something I struggle with. We rarely have leftovers, and while I love peanut butter sandwiches...sometimes that get's old. Just as I was trying to get some inspiration for lunch ide… Read More
September Grove Collaborative Haul
2022-09-22 10:00
Happy mail day! It's the day I got my Grove Collaborative order! If cleaning supplies make you happy, this post is for you.If you are new to Grove Collaborative, you can get a bunch of free… Read More
What's On My Mind Lately - Just 3 Things
2022-09-16 19:34
Peloton Barre ClassesI'm a firm believer that you need to enjoy your workouts! Exercise should not be torture. Recently, I've been doing the barre classes on the Peloton app, and LOVING them… Read More
Two Yummy Salad Recipes
2022-09-06 16:17
If it's one thing I love, it's a great BIG salad! Especially in the summer. There is nothing better than some fresh veggies and not heating up your kitchen this time of year. We have a few g… Read More
Around The House
2022-08-30 21:09
Guest RoomPreparing for a weekend this summer when we were going to have back to back guests in a single weekend, I realized that I was not prepared on the linen front! The guest room was re… Read More
Fall 2022 Wishlist
2022-08-26 19:02
Coming at you on a 90 degree day, with fall on the brain! We still have weeks and weeks of summer left here, but that hasn't stopped me from bringing out all the fall scents for my diffuser… Read More
August Grove Collaborative Haul
2022-08-18 15:51
Well it's been a hot minute since I've done a Grove haul! Although I still get orders most months, this one made me particularly happy, so I thought I'd share what we received. If you a… Read More
Just 3 Things
2022-08-02 15:22
One | Disney!My mom, sister, and I took my nephews to Disney for a couple of days! It's been so long since I've done the parks, I felt super rusty! We live an extra hour away now, so it's no… Read More
Family Weekend In Apalachicola
2022-07-11 10:00
In June of last year, Blake and I had a great weekend getaway in Apalachicola. We were on the cusp of a whole new life! He would be starting his new job in just a few weeks and we had just p… Read More
Revive Subscription Box Summer 2022
2022-07-07 23:26
Revive really hit it out of the park with their summer essential oil box this year! I really liked last summers box, and you can see my review of all the boxes I've received under the essent… Read More
Instagram Giveaway!
2022-06-17 10:00
Just popping in to say you should head over to Instagram! I'm hosting a little giveaway as a thank you for all the support I've gotten with my small Etsy business. Hurry over and enter!&nbsp&hell…Read More
3 Marley Lily Purchases
2022-06-15 13:46
For our annual beach vacation in West Palm, I picked up a couple of new things from Marley Lilly and they are too good not to share!Cooler BagThis is the ideal cooler bag for the pool. If we… Read More
Just 5 Things
2022-06-06 10:00
Listening To | Office Ladies PodcastOk, I've just been eating this up! Recently, I saw Jenna Fisher and Angela Kinsey promoting their new book, and they mentioned they've been doing a podcas… Read More
PSA: Go Buy This Dress!
2022-05-30 10:00
Just popping in today to tell you to go buy this dress from J Crew Factory! It's perfection. A blue and white dress in my closet is not exactly groundbreaking news, but this one is really gr… Read More
How It's Going With My Etsy Shop
2022-05-26 10:00
It's been 2 years since my last update! My Etsy shop officially opened in 2018 with some digital downloads, but I really started putting effort into it in 2020 shortly after the pandemic beg… Read More
A Weekend Project | Our Boardwalk
2022-05-23 10:00
Since moving into our new home last August, we've had to do very little! That's such a change for us, because the home we owned for a decade was SUCH a money pit when it came to updates and… Read More
Swimsuits I Bought This Year
2022-05-11 10:00
As a Floridan, I can tell you we can never have too many swimsuits! Between our neighborhood pool, our proximity to the beach, annual vacations, and friends who live near the river - we are… Read More
Summer Make Up | Full Face Honest Beauty
2022-05-03 10:00
Forever a fan of drugstore (and affordable!) beauty products, I wanted to try something new as I saw my makeup bag dwindling in product. When it came time to replenish some of my makeup, I w… Read More
What's In My Pool Bag
2022-04-28 10:00
Living my best life with our neighborhood pool being just across the street from our new house. It's glorious and easy to sneak over to every week. I've been keeping a beach bag packed in ou… Read More
Photo Diary | Spring 2022
2022-04-25 10:00
I'll be honest, I haven't really felt like blogging recently! I'm sure you probably already noticed that I haven't posted in awhile. But, just when I started to wonder if I'd ever post again… Read More
Recent Reads #19
2022-04-22 16:00
The Rose Code by Kate QuinnBasically: It's 1940 and Osla, Beth, & Mab are three very different women who have come to Bletchly Park to work as code breakers trying to intercept German me… Read More
Race Report: Gate River Run 2022
2022-03-08 21:45
The Gate River Run is a Jacksonville 15k that I've been hoping to do for years! I was so excited to check this race off my bucket list this past weekend. It had a HUGE turnout and truly a un… Read More
Snapshots From Nashville
2022-02-28 11:00
What a treat this trip to Nashville was! I rarely do any kind of 'girls' trips, because I really enjoy traveling with my husband. But, when I was invited to join my sister in law and cousin… Read More
Amazon Finds
2022-02-14 11:00
I'm constantly adding things to my Amazon cart or wish list, but almost always talk myself out of hitting check out! So, it was actually quite surprising to me to see just how many Amazon bo… Read More
Recent Reads #18 | January 2022
2022-02-07 11:00
Kicking off 2022 with a few book reviews for you! It's my goal to do these posts monthly, which will hopefully help me keep up with sharing them! But, if you want real time reviews you might… Read More
5 Yummy Defined Dish Recipes
2022-01-31 11:00
Struggling to decide what's for dinner? I have been in such a rut, so to mix things up we tried 5 new recipes this week. All are from Defined Dish. You can find these recipes online, but I g… Read More
Snow Day! A Quick Trip To Charlotte
2022-01-19 16:46
Blake and I got away for a quick weekend to visit his mom and dad. Before I started packing, I checked the weather forecast and SURPRISE 100% chance of snow. ❄ We both hadn't seen sno… Read More
Skylar Perfume First Impressions
2022-01-17 11:00
When I get dressed in the morning, I really feel like the finishing touch is spritzing on a little fragrance. In high school, I wore Hollister Co. perfume which was a unisex fragrance - and… Read More
How To Read More Books This Year
2022-01-10 11:00
I'm rounding out 2021 with a total of 102 books finished! This breaks every record for me. It wasn't even the fact that we were experiencing a global pandemic with loads of time at home. I b… Read More
A Coffee Date With Me
2022-01-05 15:54
If you and I were having coffee today, this is what I'd be talking about! Recently, I've been:Freaking out about this:My Etsy shop was featured on Buzzfeed! I'm just shocked. Etsy gives you… Read More
Recent Reads #17 | December 2021
2022-01-03 11:00
Coming at you today with a ton of Book recommendations! There are some just OK reads here, but also more than one 5 Star books for you to bookmark.Shop These Books:JavaScript is currently di… Read More
3 Goals For 2022
2021-12-27 11:00
I wouldn't consider these new year resolutions, but like everyone else I do start to think about ways to improve this next year. In the last quarter of 2021 I learned something about myself… Read More
7 Ways To Declutter Digitally
2021-12-21 20:30
It might be that the year is winding down, or it might be how I've been feeling mentally, but I'm in a big reflective mood. And, when I get in moods like this, I start zeroing in on ways I w… Read More
Diary #11.2021
2021-12-17 20:51
Diary posts are just a fancy way for me to dump my camera roll into a blog post! Buff City SoapA new location of Buff City Soap opened up here, and I won one of their grand opening give… Read More
Weekly Diary #10.2021
2021-12-17 19:56
LOL at the fact that I'm still trying to call this a weekly diary, when the reality is this post will contain pictures from several weeks! When I started this series in January I fully inten… Read More
Snapshots From Destin
2021-12-09 15:48
Popping in today just to share a couple of pictures from our family trip to Destin! We rented a house across the street from the beach with a pool - and I think we all would have been conten… Read More
Recent Reads #16 | November 2021
2021-11-22 11:00
Several 5 star reviews for you today! If you want to follow along with my book reviews the quickest way to get them is to follow along on Instagram! And of course, on Goodreads. I'm going fo… Read More
Recent Favorites - November 2021
2021-11-15 11:00
One | Monogramed Hiking BootsAs soon as I saw these on Marley Lilly's website, I knew I'd order them! I searched high and low for cute hiking boots last year, so I wish they had these sooner… Read More
2021-11-09 02:21
One of my favorite features of our new place is the giant pantry! I've been playing around with it the last few months, and have found a couple of great storage options I thought I'd share t… Read More
2021-09-17 15:24
When we first toured our new house, I was really nervous that our brand new furniture that we had just purchased a few months wasn't going to fit! It took us a long time to agree on new livi… Read More
2021-09-10 18:40
I don't know why it takes me so long to get these book reviews up! It's a real problem when I read a book 3 months ago and can barely remember the details I wanted to share about them. For q… Read More
2021-08-30 10:00
Currently, I'm reading book number 70 for the year! I can hardly believe it. Especially because I barely made it to 40 books in 2020. If I keep this up, I may be on track for 100 books this… Read More
2021-08-26 21:30
I hesitate to share this room, because I feel that it is very much still a work in progress. But, I am just tickled with how it's going, so I had to share! Upstairs, we have 2 bedrooms and a… Read More
2021-08-23 21:32
It's been awhile since I've done a weekly diary! So, this post contains pictures from more than one week. I'm sure you don't mind. It's been a strange couple of weeks since our move, but it'… Read More
2021-08-19 02:12
Did you know I started blogging in the early 2010s with a food blog?! As a new wife, I was trying to learn to cook for two, and started documenting the meals we loved. I never dreamed I'd ev… Read More
2021-07-29 10:00
If you enjoy my 'Recent Reads' posts, then I know you'll love this new project of mine! I started a Bookstagram. This account will be completely dedicated to my love of reading! I'm just get… Read More
2021-07-26 13:35
Blake's parents have a timeshare in West Palm (specifically on Singer Island) that we all visit every summer. The whole reason they invested in it was so that we could all go together and ha… Read More
2021-07-12 10:00
Blake got a job in my hometown of Tallahassee, and we are officially relocating! Gosh, this has been such a journey. We sold our house a year ago, and have been renting with the intention of… Read More
2021-06-28 10:00
Another very random list of reads to share with you from this past month! Honestly, a lot of 'just okays' and a few I didn't make this list because I didn't finish. But, a couple of good one… Read More
2021-06-22 14:28
This trip truly felt like the kick off to summer! Blake and I spent the weekend in Apalachicola, which is one of my favorite places. It's a small, coastal town that's pretty undeveloped. But… Read More
2021-06-07 17:55
Happy Monday everyone! Gosh, it's been a *week*. I'll be honest, I'm not on my game and feeling super off. My anxiety has been really bad, so I'm hoping to reset this week. A few good things… Read More
2021-05-25 23:47
I was going through our order history on Amazon recently, and had to laugh at how random it was! But, isn't that the best part about Amazon? Being able to find literally anything you could p… Read More
2021-05-18 19:59
One of my favorite things about where we live are the amazing fields of wild flowers that pop up in April and May! Some years these fields are literally glowing with neon yellow and purple f… Read More
2021-05-06 16:32
It's basically summer! As much as I love fall and winter fashion, give me all the sunshine! I feel like I come alive when the time changes and I get Vitamin D straight from the sky. We haven… Read More
2021-05-03 10:00
After turning 30, I really started to think about the fact that I was still wearing old tee shirts and gym shorts to bed. That's not exactly the sophisticated married woman I thought I'd be… Read More
2021-04-26 17:09
Oh boy, do I have a random list of books for you guys today. My reading tastes are all over the map, so this is actually a pretty good picture of the variety of books I read! So excited to s… Read More
2021-04-20 16:32
Gah, didn't mean to take like an entire month off of blogging, but here we are! Just wanted to pop in to say hi and that I'm still around! This past month I've been doing a little resti… Read More
2021-03-17 10:00
Meal kit deliveries are such a little luxury! We typically find they are on the more expensive side, but definitely worthwhile in busy seasons. Our spring is the definition of a busy season!… Read More
2021-03-12 15:22
Happy Friday everyone! This is the face of a girl who was shipping out her 500th Etsy order! Such an exciting milestone to reach. My shop is currently on hiatus for a few weeks while I focus… Read More
2021-02-22 22:22
Another weekly diary for you! I've been feeling very busy recently, but it's still surprises me how different this kind of busy feels than it used to a year ago. A year ago we had our 10 yea… Read More
2021-02-16 02:02
I'm going to have to write this Recent Reads a bit differently this time! I have been reading an absurd amount, so there is no way I can go as in depth for each book. Blake got me a new Kind… Read More
2021-02-08 11:00
Does anyone else feel like January takes so long?! I'm not sure why, but it always seems like the longest month ever. February is one of my favorite months of the year, so maybe that's why i… Read More

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