DIY Concrete Dining Table

This post is totally overdue, but here we go!! If you’ve been following along on Instagram, you know we spent a few weekends building a concrete outdoor dining table! First – WOAH, that project was way more complicated and difficult than I assumed when we first began. Truthfully I thought it was a one-weekend project (more like 3, or was it 4?) By the end I wasn’t sure I’d even share a blog post on it since it certainly isn’t a beginner project (and I’m no expert on the topic even after we finished) but alas, we LOVE it and are so happy we saw it through!!

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Magic Mondays: Carnation Cafe Review and Valentine’s

It’s just another Magic Mondayyyyyyy! I’m 2 for 2 with this series and feelingΒ pretty darn good about it! The Get YourΒ Ears On Celebration at Disneyland is in full swing, and they recently brought out Valentine’s decorations! It’s the actual cutest. Somewhere along the line (no clue where) I fell in love with ALL things holidays,

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Magic Mondays: Our First Week at Disneyland

We are so excited to be back in Southern California for many reasons, near the top of the list? Disneyland. We are slightly (read: a lot) obsessed with the magical + happiest place on Earth. Each time we go, we learn a little bit more about how to make it a smooth and fun trip!

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Get Started with Essential Oils

Are you ready to get started with essential oils? Yes, friend!!! I purchased a starter kit of oils in 2014 and had no clue what I was doing!! Fast forward to 2017 and I was OBSESSED!!! When you purchase your starter kit from a person who offers resources, support, and all the things (like I

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Spooky AF. DIY Sweatshirt

Regardless of whether or not you follow this DIY – you need to RUN to Target and grab this comfy slouchy sweatshirt. It’s literally perfect for Fall & Winter – and I basically live in it. Snag it here! The Universal Threads brand is a full-on Target version of one of my favorite stores, Madewell.

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First Day of School 2018

We officially have a second and fourth grader! Ahhhh. It’s hard to even say that out loud… errr type those words. They were so excited to meet their new teachers, start at a new school, and get back into a routine (I think that last one is mainly me.. I’m sure they could’ve gone on

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How I Stay Organized!

I talked a little bit about this at the New Year but since my absolute favorite company is launching their 2018 planners, I thought it’d be the perfect time to chat again! I am slightly (read: A LOT) paper obsessed and I’ve been fiercely loyal to the Emily Ley Simplified planner brand for many years

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The Navy Has Decided.

At the bar ready to hear their fate. Then at the tie-cutting ceremony. Today was a complete rush of emotions, I didn’t know it was possible to feel so many about something we already felt peace about! We have honestly been avoiding thinking too much about it because you really just don’t know!! Well, we

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Tomorrow We Find Out Our Future

Tomorrow, tomorrow Nick finds out what aircraft the Navy wants him to continue onward in training with. Tomorrow decides whether we stay where we are for another 8 months or whether we need to pack our entire house in 2 weeks. Tomorrow decides how the rest of my flyboy’s career will go. And it’s totally

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