Christmas Cookie Recipes

Every year at Christmas time, my mom and I get together to make goodies to give to all of our family and friends. Cookies have always been the centerpiece of this tradition and people look forward to seeing what we make year after year. Now, there are staples that we always make like Sugar, Gingerbread…

Amazon Gift Guide

Still need to do some holiday shopping for your family and friends? I used to be such a last minute shopper, still out buying gifts in the last few days leading up to Christmas. These last couple years I’ve become much better about doing all my shopping ahead of time, but there’s always something that…

My New Must-Have for a Gorgeous Smile

“A smile is the prettiest thing a girl can wear.” I’m the kind of girl who loves to rock a bold lip and nothing looks better with a fun colored lipstick than a bright white smile! I’ve been searching for an at-home teeth whitening system for years and haven’t really found one that gave me…

Mane Attraction: Must Have Hair Products

With the amount of heat I use on my hair, it’s been really important to me to use products that help protect it and keep it healthy while also making it easy to style everyday. I’ve found some holy grail hair products over the years that I just can’t live without. The Pure Brazilian Leave-in…

Oh My Gourd…it’s finally fall!

Fall is my favorite time of year! I love the weather when it cools down but isn’t cold and when it’s a little drizzling outside. There’s nothing better on a rainy fall day than sitting around the house in leggings and sweater drinking a pumpkin spice latte with a fall scented candle lit. #basic #sorrynotsorry…

September Beauty Favorites

Is it just me or is anyone else excited that fall is here?! The weather is finally cooling down in Sacramento and it’s really starting to feel like fall. October is one of my favorite months of the year and I’m so thrilled that it’s finally here! With that, it’s time to say goodbye to…

Quinoa Power Bowl Recipe

Lately I’ve been making more of an effort to eat healthy again. I’m usually so good about eating right with the occasional meal out where I splurge on whatever I want, but lately I’ve given into indulgences more than I probably should. It has definitely caught up with me and I’m seeing all the effects:…

Homemade Roasted Tomato Soup Recipe

The first official day of Fall is almost here and one of my favorite things to eat in the cooler months is soup. My husband and I planted our own vegetable and herb garden this past summer and our tomato plants in particular have been thriving! We had more tomatoes than we knew what to…

Sprinkled With Love: DIY Baby Sprinkle Decor

Last month, a couple girlfriends and I threw our friend a baby sprinkle for her sweet little girl. Since she’s having a girl, pink was obviously part of the color scheme. We called it a sprinkle because it’s her second baby and she didn’t need every little thing that a brand new mom might want;…

All Juiced Up: My 3-Day Cleanse

As many of you may have seen, last week I did my first ever juice cleanse. This past year, I have sort of fallen off the wagon as far as my health and fitness goals go. I don’t have a regular gym routine and I give into my cravings a lot more often than I…