• Holiday Gift Guide #4: Jet Setter

    Happy Friday! I hope y'all had a wonderful week! I had two days of continuing legal education this week and my brain is fried! I'm so exhausted and the fact that it starts to get dark at four ...

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    Holiday Gift Guide #4: Jet Setter
  • After Thanksgiving Sales…

    I hope y'all had a very happy Thanksgiving filled with family, friends, and never-ending festivities! I know I did! We shared Thanksgiving with my sister, her husband, our two nieces, and our ...

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    After Thanksgiving Sales…
  • Holiday Gift Guide #3: 25 Under $25

    Happy Friday! Can you believe that Thanksgiving is next week? Christmas will be here before we know it! Have you started Christmas shopping yet? I am almost done! Gift giving can be a pricy ...

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    Holiday Gift Guide #3: 25 Under $25
  • Holiday Gift Guide #2: Hostess Gifts

    Whenever I go to someone's house for dinner or a party, I always try to bring a little something for the host or hostess. It takes a lot of effort to plan a nice event, even if it appears to be a ...

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    Holiday Gift Guide #2: Hostess Gifts
  • Holiday Gift Guide #1: My Wish List

    Happy Saturday y'all! The weather has finally cooled off in San Antonio and it feels like fall has arrived. And that cooler weather means Christmas is just around the corner -- only 44 days away! ...

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    Holiday Gift Guide #1: My Wish List

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Mama’s Chai

This is my Mama’s recipe (of course she would say, “now you know its not really a recipe) and I love it. For the longest time she was the only keeper of this recipe (I guess I never asked for it either) until just recently when I asked her how she makes her Chai. This is my somewhat “guilty” pleasure…

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365 Reasons Why I Love You

My husband and I are always trying to save money, whether it be DIY home cleaners or trying to make our own taco seasoning. We LOVE to save money and I actually think it’s kinda fun! I’ve learned with my husband it is best to set a budget for things, even special occasion gifts (or else he might go a…

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Perfection

“Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” Matthew 5:48 I’m a tad bit of a perfectionist. Okay, Okay! I’m a total perfectionist. I always tried my best to get perfect grades, have a perfect life, perfect career, stellar group of friends, perfect husband… you catch my drift?  But God doesn‘t call us to be perfect in the eyes…

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Julep Beauty Box Subscription

I love getting packages in the mail! It’s excitement, surprise, and fun, all wrapped up in a bubble mailer! Sometimes my Oma sends Hubby and me a package filled with banana bread and cookies, and every time we see the box by our front door, we’re like little kids on Christmas morning! I’ve been hearing a lot about the various…

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It’s Fall Baby

I absolutely love the Fall season! It’s football season, the leaves change, the weather gets slightly cooler and….it’s time to bust out the boots! If I could, I would honestly wear boots everyday! Not only are they super cute, but they’re comfy and can either be dressed up or down. Here are some of my favorites that are out in…

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Summer Veggie Pizza

There are few meals I actually feel comfortable cooking for other people…  But give me some pizza dough and some fresh veggies, and I’ve got enough confidence to feed someone my culinary creations. This pizza is perfect for summertime because the veggies it calls for are fresh and in season (ie: inexpensive). Hit up your favorite grocery store or even better,…

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Make Every Effort

“Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.” Ephesians 4:2-3 (NIV) Since getting married, I’ve had my overwhelming moments of, “wow this guy is driving me nuts right now and I just wish I had like five minutes to myself”. I…

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DIY Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub

I hate wearing lotion! Hate it! Hate it! Hate it! But I equally hate having dry skin and I highly doubt that my hubby likes to snuggle with crocodile skin… just a hunch! Here is a fabulous recipe for a DIY body scrub featuring ingredients you probably have in your pantry! Ingredients 1/3 cup + 2 tbsp white granulated sugar…

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Sleep Sleep Sleep

For the longest time I was having difficulty sleeping. With stress from volleyball, my senior year at college, and planning a wedding, I had a lot on my plate. Having the sweet husband (fiance at the time) that I have, he took me to Bath and Body Works and told me to pick out lotion that would help me fall…

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Date Night

Date NightEnjoy shorts weather while it lasts! These black shorts and nude and black striped slouchy sweater go glam with coral and mint accessories and beauty products.

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