Galentine’s Day Checklist

The big day is coming. You know it, I know it. I'm already behind according to my gantt chart. I've put together a quick list (that I will be updating as I go) of what's on my radar as I get ready for G-Day this year. Let me know what you think in the comments …

Galentine’s Day: Party Favor Ideas

Are you getting prepared to celebrate your ladies when the red and pink flood season of February rolls around? Or maybe you're looking for an excuse to throw a party in the dreary cold of winter? Oh, friends, it's almost Galentine's Day. Listen, what's the first thing you need to compile for a party? First, the …

Don’t Make 100 Goals

If you’re familiar with my blog, you might remember the ten posts I made during the first ten days of the new year (2016), each containing a distinct area of life with ten goals, for a whopping total of 100 goals. I’ve gotten some mixed feedback on these posts and that’s okay. Some people found …

My 10×10 for 2016 (Pt. 10)

This is the final set of goals to kick off 2016 from me. I hope you've enjoyed the journey! I've enjoyed sharing it with you and all of your WONDERFUL feedback! Thank you to every one who has liked, commented, shared, and read. ❤ January 10: Personal 1. Develop morning routine This has been going …

My 10×10 for 2016 (Pt. 9)

January 9th: Recreation This is when things started to get difficult. There's so much overlap between all the sectors so far, when I got to recreation goals a lot of them had been written down else where. However, I'm quite happy with the list I ended up with: 1. Go on vacation in 2016 Our little …

My 10×10 for 2016 (Pt. 8)

January 8th: Marriage This one was a lot of fun. It's important to make goals for this and put them on our calendars because the busier we are the less quality time we spend together. 1. Schedule dates in advance If they aren't on the calendar, they don't happen. 2. Have more nerf battles We …

What is StyleBook?

Part of my 10x10 for 2016 includes the goal to revamp my wardrobe. My first step was to use the KonMari method on my closet. The second step was to try out a closet organization app. If it sounds crazy to you, that's because it is. Yes, it was way too much work to set up. …

KonMari Method

There are some phenomenal guides to the KonMari method out there, uppermost of which is, of course, Marie Kondo's book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. I read this book in 2014 and went through the entire apartment with the aid of my husband and no help from my little newborn girl. I remember how startling …

How To: Apartment Hunting

In my experience, apartment hunting can be what you make it: delightful, exciting adventures or frustrating, stressful decisions. A good attitude is always a good choice, but it's what comes after the months of adventurous searching that matters. No matter how much fun or stress you encounter during your search, the possibility of being stuck with …