One Year of LipSense Love!

November was my 1 year Senegence anniversary! One year later and I’m still loving my LipSense. Long lasting, tons of color options, and so fun to wear. Here are some of my favorite color combos! Nude Pink was a Limited Edition color and of course it sold out fast. So here is a dupe of…

8 Best Breastfeeding Snacks to Increase or Support Milk Supply

First off, I’m not a doctor. I’m not a lactation consultant, I’m just a mom, who has successfully breastfed two healthy babies. My first time breastfeeding was at best, good. My second time breastfeeding has been amazing! Ton’s of research, trial and error, and preparation definitely made a huge difference with baby number two. Food…

Breastfeeding is HARD.

Breastfeeding is one the most rewarding yet difficult experiences a mother can have. In November of 2010 I welcomed my first daughter. I knew from the second I found out I was pregnant that I was going to breastfeed. It was something instilled in me throughout childhood watching my mother breastfeed my younger sister. In…

New Year, Big Announcements Baby!

2017 may have been one of the best years of my life so far. Aside from 2010, when my daughter entered my life, 2017 was right up there with the best of the best. I left an unhealthy marriage, moved to a new town, continued improving my health even further than I ever thought I…

Everything Pumpkin Spice

Sadly, October is almost at an end. However, with the end of October comes the best month ever, I could be biased, November! So what did October consist of you may ask? Pumpkin Spice Everything, and if you’re like me, you tried a lot of it. First, Whitey’s Pumpkin ice cream. So stinking good. 150…

10 Creative Pumpkin Ideas, No Carving Required.

Carving pumpkins is great, but if you feel like getting creative and you want to keep all your digits, here are some awesome alternatives to pumpkin carving! Melted Crayon Pumpkins! Pick your colors; rainbow, fall colors, or maybe your favorite football team. Another cute option would be to place a wax paper cut out over…

Quick Weekend Meal Prep.

Here is what September looked like for me. Went to the big rivalry game of the Iowa State Cyclones vs. The Iowa Hawkeyes. Unfortunately as you can see (bottom left) my team lost. Go State! Mid September my daughter and I had to say goodbye to our dog, Blaze. He was with me for almost…

Beauty Products I’m Loving, September.

September is just about over. I can’t say I tried a bunch of new beauty products, but I did try a few and the few that I did try, I really liked. I didn’t go out much this month so most of my makeup was worn for everyday casual or work. Here is my basic…

3 Products I Use Daily.

Everyone asks, what diet are you on? What supplements do you take or shakes do you drink? What workout plan do you follow? Simple answer I’m not on a diet, not taking any supplements or drinking shakes, and I don’t follow a certain workout plan. Eat healthy and drink lots of water, take a multivitamin,…