Sweet Progress Fall Box Swap

It's time to linkup and show off your happy mail from the Sweet Progress Fall Box Swap!

Happy November! Can you believe we only have two months left of 2016? I can’t believe it. Anyway… Earlier this fall, Dean (a.k.a. Mrs. AOK) and I hosted the Sweet Progress Fall Box Swap, and now it’s time to show off your swap packages. My swap partner is Natalie, who runs the fabulous blog Beauty […]

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Sweet Links: Fabulous Fall Edition

Snuggle in this fall weekend and peruse these fabulously sweet links. Your weekend will thank you.

I’m adding some of these 45 seriously spooky (but not quite scary) books to my fall reading list. Celebrate the end of a brutal election season with a party! Bipartisan Election Day Party Time with Etsy. Get your best ideas ready to pitch because The #BlogHer17 Call for Speakers and Ideas Is Open Through Nov. 9. I can’t […]

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How to Support Other Bloggers

The secret to success in life, business, and blogging is support, but knowing how to support others isn't always easy. Here are 5 ways to show support...

The secret to success in life, business, and blogging is support, but knowing how to support others isn’t always easy. Blogging, whether it is a business or a hobby, can be very time consuming. After spending hours brainstorming, writing, formatting, and promoting a post, I’m ready to step away from the computer and focus on […]

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What Hurts The Most: Life with Chronic Pain

What hurts the most... An essay on living life with chronic pain.

There are a lot of topics I don’t discuss on my blog. Politics. Relationships. Chronic pain. Blogging is my happy place, so the messy parts of life tend to stay hidden. I’m not sure that’s always a good thing. Online it’s easy to make one’s life look, if not perfect, at least better than what […]

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Life Lately: Fall Favorites

Life lately... Elton John, a photo shoot, a fabulous jacket and so much more. Here's a peek at what's happening in my life this fall.

Reading: The Light Between Oceans. I want to see the movie, but I have to read the book first. I’m pretty sure I’ll be finishing this book with a box of tissues keeping me company. Listening to: Lukas Graham’s “7 Years”. This song is my fall obsession. Wearing: This Classic Utility Jacket from Gap. I love that […]

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Life According to Seventeen

Seventeen magazine is a teenage favorite, but is the fashion, beauty, and life advice still relevant when you're in your 30s? I put 3 issues to the test...

A million Internet years ago, Jamie Keiles, an 18-year-old high school senior from Pennsylvania, decided to live her life according to Seventeen Magazine for an entire month. I thought the idea behind The Seventeen Magazine Project was fascinating, which is why six (!) years later I’m attempting my own mini version. For some reason or another, I have […]

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Sweet Progress Fall Box Swap

Indulge in your love of the season and snail mail with the Sweet Progress Fall Box Swap! #SPBoxSwap

The Sweet Progress Box Swap is back, and it’s here to help you celebrate fall! The inspiring Dean (aka Mrs. AOK) and I have teamed up to bring you another fun filled swap. Grab your favorite fall goodies and get ready to share them with a new friend! How to Participate: ♥ Fill out the form below or go […]

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This Is 30

This is 30... A look back at turning 30.

I did a strange thing last year. I turned 30. I’d been counting down to 30 ever since I was 21. A friend once told me that when you turn 25 you might as well be 30. He said it with such dread that it stuck with me. Although, at the time I thought it […]

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Why You Need A Paper Planner

Apps are great, but here are a few reasons why you need a paper planner. Plus, I'm sharing thoughts on my Erin Condren LifePlanner and a coupon code!

Dentist at 2 p.m. Buy new glasses. Look up Slytherin costumes. I’m the kind of girl who needs to write stuff down. Whether I’m making a brain dump list or scheduling appointments, filling a page of paper helps me see the bigger picture. Plus, I just really like the touch and feel of paper. With […]

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