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What a Pandemic Has Taught Me During Pregnancy

What a Pandemic Has Taught Me During Pregnancy

I am currently 29 and going through my first pregnancy. For the longest time I felt as though I wasn't ready, we weren't ready, there were still things I needed to do. I wanted to wait until we were in a better financial state, until we had a home we planned to stay...

The Gift of Confidence

The Gift of Confidence

This blog post is actually from my old blog and I originally shared it in Oct. of 2018. I never want to lose it so I felt the need to repost it here. It was such a memorable experience! And I am proud to say I am now still connected to Kati and her mother on social...

Same woman. 2 Different Photos.

Same woman. 2 Different Photos.

Same woman. 2 different photos.  When I came home from my honeymoon I shared so many photos from our trip to Mexico. I received so many compliments. “How beautiful!” “Where is your bathing suit from?!” “You look great!” etc.  Fast forward to this week, while I am...

I have made a huge mistake..

I have made a huge mistake..

For the longest time I have shied away from sharing any of my political beliefs or chatting about any controversial topics. I always felt like nothing good can come from it but an argument so why bother? It all seems like unwanted drama anyway. Until recently. I don't...

A visit to my hometown. #ChristmasOnMain

A visit to my hometown. #ChristmasOnMain

This month Kyle and I had the chance to travel back to my hometown of good ol' Owosso Michigan and do some shopping during their #ChristmasOnMain event! I go back often to visit family, but I haven't had the opportunity to experience some of the new shops that Owosso...

Life Update! It’s been a while..

Life Update! It’s been a while..

Hey hey Mavens! It's been a hot second since I've written a blog post. While most of you follow my social media and may know some of what's been going on in my life, in las you missed it...IM PREGNANT! Yes! My husband, Kyle, and I found out at the end of October that...

Lessons I’ve Learned from Marriage.

Lessons I’ve Learned from Marriage.

Today my husband Kyle and I celebrate 3 years of marriage. Sometimes it feels like our special day was just yesterday, while others it feels like a lifetime ago. I understand that to some 3 years may not be a lot but for me its been long enough to take away quite a...

Wig try on and first impression.

Wig try on and first impression.

NEW OBSESSION ALERT!!!!! I collabed with Chelsey Smith Cosmetics and did a wig try on and first impression! I have been wanting to try out wigs for quite some time but have yet to make the plunge in getting my hands on one. Chelsey was kind enough to gift me one from...

Magnetic Eyelashes

Magnetic Eyelashes

THE EASIEST WAY TO APPLY FALSE LASHES! I AM OBSESSED. The brand Lash Liner recently gifted me a pair of their magnetic eyelashes for a first impression & try on. These are by far the EASIEST lashes I have ever applied in my life. I can't get over it. I will say...

EPIC Bachelorette Party Theme.. Friday the 13th.

EPIC Bachelorette Party Theme.. Friday the 13th.

My best friend is getting married so we (the bridal party) threw her an EPIC Friday the 13th bachelorette party and had a "killer" time.     We arrived to Abby's parents cabin on the lake on Friday the 13th (cue the scary music), and began decorating our set...

Things I would tell myself in my early twenties.

Things I would tell myself in my early twenties.

I am approaching the last year of my twenties and FAST. It honestly is such a strange time of life right now. A decade has nearly come and gone and while certain aspects feel like just yesterday, others feel like a dream or an entire lifetime ago. I almost feel as...

Why sharing your struggle is the best way to heal.

Why sharing your struggle is the best way to heal.

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed.  My mom and I were chatting on the phone the other day and she brought up a verse that really struck a chord with me. James 5:16 says " Therefore, confess your sin to one...

What’s for dinner?

What’s for dinner?

I recently shared a photo of this DELICIOUS meal that I made and many of you wanted the recipe. I wanted to share this meal because not only is it tasty, but it is EASY. I am not one who really enjoys the kitchen or cooking for that matter. This was a healthy option...

That time I got fired

That time I got fired

Yes, you read that title correctly. I got fired and it was the BEST thing that ever happened to me. Let me give you a little bit of a back story. I was in my early twenties and I had accepted a new position that was super close to my downtown apartment. I was a...

Does it work? The Rachel Hollis 5 to Thrive

Does it work? The Rachel Hollis 5 to Thrive

I love listening to Audible books and podcasts. Over the last year I have grown quite fond of the author Rachel Hollis. Rachel is a wife, mother, entrepreneur, and motivational speaker. She has a way with words that makes you want to get up and kick ass in your day....

Confession: I’m Depressed

Confession: I’m Depressed

And I'm actively trying to work through it. It's a weird feeling when you have everything you want, you're in a position that you dreamed you would be in years ago, yet you still can't shake the feeling of depression. And you guys, I am SO there right now.  I am...

Cultivating Community in Your Season

Cultivating Community in Your Season

It's weird trying to make friends in your twenties, isn't it?    When I started dating my now husband I realized how alone I really was when it came to female friendships. I had a few close friends however hardly any left from grade school/high school years. You...

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