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My hope is that this space serves YOU and helps to make your life feel a bit more elevated and a lot more joyful. I will be sharing simple recipes, affordable finds (and what to do with them), tips and tricks, our home (wherever the Air Force and life takes us), and a lot of joyful life in between.

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7/13/20

Two weeks ago tomorrow, Stephen and I were sleeping in the house I grew up in when I awoke to multiple messages (mostly from friends stationed or deployed across the globe) asking if Stephen was okay. “Yeah, he’s was sleeping right next to me, what’s up?” I quickly learned that there had been a fatal […]

Life Lately + Maternity Photos

Lifestyle

SC Home

Our SC Home is on the Market!

I still don’t know if the fact that there’s a “for sale” sign in our yard has really hit me yet. I knew this would happen though – when the time came, everything would start happening at an extremely quick rate. Sure enough, it is. Not only is the house on the market and we’ve […]

June 22, 2020

House + Home

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June 15, 2020

Baby Journey

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Tupta Tot #2 Second Trimester Recap

How do you feel physically, emotionally, and mentally? Physically, I felt (and still feel) fantastic. My energy was really high and even working out I felt strong and capable. I started feeling pelvic floor pressure around the start of the second trimester so I modified my workouts accordingly and started to see a physical therapist […]

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Home Gym
5/28/20

Happy Thursday to you! I hope you’re having a good one so far. Today I’m going to be sharing all of the details on our garage gym. For a couple of years now, I didn’t think that I really had enough to say or share to warrant a post but I’ve been asked about it […]

All About Our Garage Gym + Minimal Equipment WODs

Wellness

Joy!

Five Things Bringing Me Joy Recently

Hey guys! I hope you’ve been having a great day so far. Thank you so much for taking time out of it to stop by! I’m always so thankful to have you here. I had my 28 week appointment today *shocked face*. It’s going by so quickly. I’m excited but also trying to soak up […]

May 19, 2020

Lifestyle

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Curly Girl Method

May 8, 2020

Hair and Makeup

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Changes I’ve Made to my Curly Routine + Video

In August of last year I shared my curly girl routine HERE that I had been using for about 6 months at that point. It was a very long and detailed post with a video included so if you’re just getting started with your own curly girl journey, I suggest starting there! In the months […]

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Free Design Board
5/07/20

Are you excited for this one?! I know a lot of you have been anxiously waiting for this so today I’m so thrilled to be sharing with you all how to make a design board for free. I’ve said it over and over and over again now the importance of creating a design/mood/inspiration board before […]

How to Create a Design Board for Free + My Process When Designing

Inspiration

Non-Toxic Products

Young Living Products Stephen Uses Daily + His Advice for How to Get Your Significant Other on Board

Last year after doing loads of research because of our baby journey, I decided to get a Premium Starter Kit to try out essential oils and non-toxic cleaning products. I was a bit skeptical so you can only imagine how Stephen, a very analytical, type 5 enneagram through and through, felt about it. He knew […]

May 1, 2020

Oils

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Huarache sandal

April 29, 2020

Style

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Spring & Summer Shoes I’m Loving

It all started with a pair of shoes that I’ve been eyeing for over a year. Yes, you heard that right… Over a year. I knew that I would get a lot of use out of them in the warmer months but by the time I could work them into the budget, they were out […]

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