CULTIVATING KINDNESS WITH MOM & ENTREPRENEUR EMILY LEY

CULTIVATING KINDNESS WITH MOM & ENTREPRENEUR EMILY LEY

Who doesn't want to make life easier? Since hearing about Emily Ley's mission to make life simpler with the Simplified Planner, I've had a girl crush on her and her booming business! I love her colorful lifestyle as well as her love for family. I'm honored to have her as the next guest on the Cultivating Kindness series!

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BABY NAME ANNOUNCEMENT + OUR MATERNITY PHOTOS

BABY NAME ANNOUNCEMENT + OUR MATERNITY PHOTOS

My baby shower is on Sunday so I thought this was a perfect time to share the name of our little girl on the way! I've almost said it on Insta stories a hundred times because we've been saying it openly to close friends and family for sometime now but I'm so glad to have the secret fully out!

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EASY DIY BABY HALLOWEEN COSTUMES

EASY DIY BABY HALLOWEEN COSTUMES

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays (second to Christmas, of course!) mainly because it's an excuse to dress up in a fun costume. I've DIY-ed a lot of costumes for myself over the years but this year you can tell my mind is consumed with all things baby because this is my second round of kids costumes! In case you missed it, I shared a fun toddler costume last week featuring Ailee's oldest daughter Isla that you can check out here!

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FAVORITE DIY FALL DECOR TO MAKE YOUR HOME FEEL MORE COZY

FAVORITE DIY FALL DECOR TO MAKE YOUR HOME FEEL MORE COZY

Ahhh sweaters, scarves and booties – we’re finally getting cooler weather in Texas and I’m so excited! I can’t wait to start decorating my house with fall home decor to be used throughout the entire season so I hopped onto Pinterest to find a little inspiration. I’ve gathered a few simple and easy DIY fall decor ideas that you can easily make and use throughout the season. These DIY projects will be a perfect way to add a little flair to your home.

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BEHIND THE CONFETTI: SO CAL WEEKEND WRAP UP

BEHIND THE CONFETTI: SO CAL WEEKEND WRAP UP

Happy Monday, friends! I woke up with a bit of cold this morning and there's no room in my to-do list today for feeling under the weather. So I'm downing Emergen-C and hoping for the best. This past Wednesday I flew to Orange County to meet Trent for our last vacation before the baby arrives! On Wednesday and Thursday I explored solo while he was at the work conference then we were together the rest of the weekend.

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DIY JULIA CHILD HALLOWEEN COSTUME

DIY JULIA CHILD HALLOWEEN COSTUME

Today I'm sharing my first DIY Halloween costume idea of the season. I'm all about making a costume one of a kind but I also don't like spending hours making something that will be worn for a few hours. The costume is equal parts adorable and easy, win-win in my book! When Smarties asked me to come up with a children's costume inspired by a strong, influential person in history as part of their "Smarties Throughout History" campaign, I quickly brainstormed a VERY long list of impactful women.

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