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Easter Basket Alternative

How cute are these Easter boots?! Not only are they adorable, but they’re practical. You also don’t need as much candy and toys in order to fill them well. Read more

DIY Easy Blanket Ladder for $11

This project is fairly easy and could be finished over the weekend. It only cost me $11 in materials to make! Granted I already own the necessary tools and had the screws and sand paper. However, screws and sand paper would only bump you up to about $15. That’s still super cheap.  Read more

Red Velvet Cheesecake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Oh man! These turned out so good. You will not regret it when you try these. This is also how to make your box cake taste like it was made from scratch. Read more

My Journey to Self-Care and Staying Hydrated: One Month Follow-Up

A little over a month ago I had started focusing more on my hydration. I was very dehydrated on a regular basis. Sometimes only drinking about 8oz. of water over the course of 3 days! After experiencing some serious flank pain I decided to finally get my hydration under control for the first time in my life. Read more

Pursuing Dreams

I’m one of those people who appears to be all over the place with my personal endeavors. From an outside perspective I’m sure I look somewhat flaky and inconsistent to some people. A long time ago when speaking to a friend I had stated that I wished I could just get paid to be me. Make a living being myself. I had no idea how that would ever be possible. It just didn’t seem like a realistic goal at the time. Looking back I’ve realize that in pursuing my dreams that is exactly what I’m going for. Making a living doing something I absolutely love. Read more

My Journey to Self-Care and Staying Hydrated: Week One

Everyone knows how important it is to drink enough water. The effects of dehydration can be anywhere from mild or moderate to seriously life-threatening. However, it’s probably safe to say that most of us don’t drink as much as we should. I wasn’t even aware of how many symptoms I was having nor how many things can cause dehydration. Your body is roughly 75% water and 25% solid matter. Water is the key to regulating all of the functions of the body. Read more

Hawaiian Lomi Lomi Salmon

This has to be my favorite traditional Hawaiian dish. Since my husband served a two-year church mission in Hawaii, we decided to have traditional Hawaiian food at our wedding reception. We served this dish along with kalua pork and rice. It’s pretty simple too. Read more

Book Review: The Magnolia Story by Chip and Joanna Gaines

Best. Book. Ever! … And nobody is paying me to write any of this.

I loved this book! I already looked up to Chip and Joanna Gaines, but after reading their story I see them in a whole new light. I didn’t think I could be a bigger fan of this amazing couple, but my respect and admiration for them has increased ten-fold. Read more