Recipe-Mamaw June’s Party Mix

My grandmother is hands down one of the coolest people I know.  She's ninety-one years old and her life story is like something out of a novel.  It's filled with love, tragedy, family, and faith.  She is smart, sassy, and strong.  And she loves Jesus and the St. Louis Cardinals.  Any time I call her… Continue reading Recipe-Mamaw June’s Party Mix


Why Laser Hair Removal Was Totally Worth It

I cannot believe that I am sitting here...typing...about to share one of my biggest unpretty insecurities.  But I am.  And I really don't think I'm the only woman who has this problem.  As a matter a fact, I know I'm not.  So let's talk about it.  Let's talk about unwanted hair in unwanted places. I… Continue reading Why Laser Hair Removal Was Totally Worth It


Garlic Parmesan Brussel Sprouts

"This entire household is going to be in for a rude awakening after I have this baby!!"  That's what I told my husband, with authority, when I was pregnant.  I'm not sure if I was trying to really prepare him...or myself.  I wanted my oldest daughter to stop drinking so much juice and more water. … Continue reading Garlic Parmesan Brussel Sprouts


This vs. That: MAC vs. NARS Foundation

My family and I are currently living in South Texas.  If you've never visited good ole' South Texas in mid-August, I'll try to paint you a picture:  I'm pretty sure this is where the devil vacations.  It's THAT HOT.  So this summer when it came to my make-up, I've had some issues (because apparently this… Continue reading This vs. That: MAC vs. NARS Foundation

Motherhood, Wifehood, Lifehood

6 Things I Learned During The First Two Weeks Of Breastfeeding

Our newest baby girl turned 22 days old today.  She's perfect and I couldn't thank God enough for my family or feel more blessed than I do right now.  One thing I love about labor and delivery:  The adrenaline-fueled, euphoric feeling that comes along with all of it.  I arrived at the hospital around 6… Continue reading 6 Things I Learned During The First Two Weeks Of Breastfeeding


This vs. That: Make-Up Primer

By now most of you know that, at 36 years old, I'm going through a whole self-makeover...inside and out.  I've never been one of those women that put in all the effort to learn how to contour my facial features.  Or make my eyebrows look flawless.  Or master the perfect cat-eye.  Or look up make-up… Continue reading This vs. That: Make-Up Primer


SHOP MY IG/Pinterest/Life

Disclaimer: This website contains affiliate links and sponsored ads.  I may earn a small commission from purchases made through one of my provided links.  This comes at no extra cost to you and each purchase is appreciated.   Disclaimer:  I only provide links to items I have actually used, believe in, and love.  Happy shopping,… Continue reading SHOP MY IG/Pinterest/Life


Cheesecake Fruit Ball Recipe with Pineapple and Strawberries

I love a good cheeseball.  If I walk into a holiday party and see a cheeseball on the table, I'm immediately excited.  I also love cheesecake, strawberries, and pineapple.  I wanted to make an easy dessert for this past Fourth of July, so I put a little twist on the traditional cheeseball and got creative. … Continue reading Cheesecake Fruit Ball Recipe with Pineapple and Strawberries


Learning How To Pray…Again. (Part I)

I've gone years without praying.  I mean, years.  And to be completely transparent, I'm not so sure all the prayers I did send up before weren't just generic ramblings from a girl who needed something.  You know.  Things like, "Lord, please don't let my parents find out about the party I had while they were… Continue reading Learning How To Pray…Again. (Part I)