New Year, New Adventure - How to Reach Goals This Year
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New Year, New Adventure – Reaching Your Goals This Year

We say it every year – new year, new me. Well, it’s a new year, but I’m the same, different every day.

Welcome to my new year adventure.

I’m trying out Squarespace, you guys! I’ve been on Blogger and WordPress, but I’m really attracted to the simplicity of Squarespace. I love simple, and I’ve been embracing simple every chance that I get. This year, I’m trying out something different – less simple, more cozy. Continue reading

Life Organization and Planning - Plus Free Planner Sets
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Life Organization and Planning – Free Planning Tools

The new year is here, and it’s about time I get back into gear with this blog!

Life organization and planning is a topic that is going to be on everyone’s mind as January rolls into town. It’s just what we do – we dream up these awesome adventures we want to have and try to organize our lives so that we can make things happen. Well, today, I’ve been doing some of that dreaming and creating, and my journey starts here, with you. Continue reading

5 Tips for Apartment Hunting, Living in Houston, Texas
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5 Tips for Apartment Hunting

Apartment hunting can be so stressful, but with the right strategy, you can be a pro home scout in no time!

As you know, I live in Houston, Texas, and apartment hunting can be a challenge. There are so many apartment complexes at various price points and offerings that it can become overwhelming. With these 5 tips for apartment hunting, I’m going to help make your home search a little easier. Continue reading

Office Essentials and Tools for Success. Adding a personal touch to your work environment.
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Office Essentials and Tools for Success

If you follow me on Twitter, you’ll know that I’ve been spending my days at my new job. It’s been an interesting few weeks, but I’ve got the hang of it now.

Today, I thought I’d share some fun things I’ve been using as well as a couple of cute outfit choices for the more conservative office. These are things that I feel are total office essentials and tools for success with a personal touch. Continue reading

Life After Harvey and Life Changes
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Life After Harvey and Life Changes

This has been quite an eventful year, but it all comes down to last week – Hurricane Harvey, a disaster no one saw coming.

Getting through a 1000-year natural event like Harvey has to be something you get a plaque for. However, in our case, we get to say that we got through it pretty well. Life after Harvey is bringing about quite a few life changes, but I’ll take it any day. Continue reading

Make it through the storm: Hurricane Harvey 2017
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Making It Through the Storm | Hurricane Harvey

Last November, we packed our bags and drove 1500 miles to Houston, Texas. It is where we started our new life.

This weekend, we’re experiencing Hurricane Harvey as it devastates the Texas coast. I wasn’t sure what to write about today, because the only thing going through my mind right now is riding out this storm. So, I figured I would write about making it through the storm. Continue reading

How I Cleared Up My Skin and a New Venture

Tips for Clearer Skin: How I Cleared Up My Skin | Plus, Exciting News

I have been working on a little secret for a while, and today, I get to share it with you. But first, let me tell you my skin story.

For as long as I can remember, my face was a giant greaseball. It was ridiculous the amount of oil my face could product during the day. The pro – keeps the wrinkles at bay. The con – acne. So how I cleared up my skin… If you have oily, acne-prone skin, or maybe dry, dehydrated skin – everyone is different, but this may help.Continue reading

4 Ways to Encourage Motivation

4 Ways to Encourage Motivation | Self-Care

Hey, you. It’s been a while since I posted anything personal(ish) on here, so I figured today is that kind of day.

It’s been such a weird year, and it’s more than half over. Time flies so unbelievable fast, and since it’s not something I can control, I’m just going with it, wherever that is. Motivation has eluded me lately, and if you haven’t read my post about Mental Illness, I’ll just say that I have struggled my entire life. Here are some ways to encourage motivation in your life.Continue reading



Usually when you fail at something, you don’t always see the good side right away. However, failure is good for growth, and it’s good for you. Eventually, you’ll understand the why’s.

When I was younger, I always thought I’d only get married once. I was adamant that divorce was not for me, and if I got married, that would be it. Fortunately, life doesn’t always work out how we expect. Even though I had two children already, divorce was probably the best thing I did for all of us.

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