Lifestyle

While preparing a quarantine birthday cake I came across a delicious chocolate cake recipe (by add a pinch). I had to play with it a little to make it fit with my food allergies and taste preferences, but I am so proud of the results. The cake...
Mother's Day is coming up, and here are my picks to make sure she feels special during this crazy time. There is something for everyone, and we made sure to cover gifts related to all of the fun hobbies people have been developing and perfecting during quarantine....
  As many of you know, my fitness journey began about 18 months ago when I joined VIVE. I had always enjoyed working out and trying to stay in shape, but until I walked into their gym, I hadn't found anything I could really commit to. I instantly...
I really appreciate all of the interest and support I had when I shared my morning skincare routine a few months ago, so I wanted to share my evening Routine as well. This post will be a little lengthier because I have more products I work with at...
We all love our pets, so why not show them some love this Valentines Day? If you are looking for something special for your furry Valentine, here are my picks: Bark Box, $29 Crinkle Fish Cat Toy, $1.99 Haute House Dog Bed, $1,399 Mailbox with Love Letters...
Who doesn't love a little Valentines Day Treat? Something sweet always makes a great Valentines Day Gift. Here are my picks: Beauty Essentials 6 Piece Chocolate Box, $32 The Perfect Man, $9 Blooming Lollipops, $20 Pink Hamper Chocolate Assortment, $150 Chocolate and Marshmallow Box, $15.96 Strawberry Hot...
My husband is not very into Valentines Day, but I always think it's nice to show him a little appreciation with a thoughtful gift. I put together some things he would love, and I'm sure the man in your life would appreciate too. Here are my picks: ...
While my husband and I usually don't go big on the Valentines Day celebrations, I think it's always nice to get a little something to feel special and appreciated. Here are my ideas for special gifts for her, and gift ideas for mom (because she deserves something...
Sometimes your In-laws can be the hardest people to shop for. Here are some gifts that are sure to please even the most difficult to shop for mother and father in law. We included splurge worthy luxe gifts, something sentimental, and everything in between: A Beautiful Cutlery...
If you are like me, then you can't resist spoiling your pets this time of year. If you are someone who wants to have something special for your dog or cat under the tree (or something for your favorite animal lover) look no further: A Dom Perignon...
Sometimes the men in our lives can be the hardest to shop for. My husband is particularly difficult to find a good gift for, so I put together some gifts that are sure to please your favorite guys, and your favorite adventurers: Gifts For Him   The Apple AirPod...
The children in my life are my favorite people to shop for! Looking through the toys and clothes available during the holidays makes me feel like a kid again. Here are some of my picks for the little ones you love: Little Girl This interactive Taco Cookbook is...
I love putting together my holiday gift guides, and one of my favorite sets to put together are the gifts for her. I like to include things I love, or things I am hoping to receive. Here are some ideas for the things that are sure to...
When I was twelve years old my mother took me to the Clinique Counter at Nordstrom and bought me a skincare kit. While it wasn't as fancy as the creams she used, it was the perfect way to introduce a  preteen girl to the importance of skincare....
I wish I could tell you that I found OhZone Clinics after researching the health benefits, but I was actually looking for a place to sweat after feeling bloated for several days in a row. I had heard about OhZone through friends and loved the idea of...
When the leaves start to turn, the pumpkin spice comes out, and the temperature in Texas finally starts to drop, I get excited because it means that Partners Card Season is right around the corner! Partners card is a fundraiser benefitting The Family Place, the largest family violence...
Last week I was lucky enough to get together with some fellow bloggers and influencers for a ladies lunch at Al Biernat's Oak Lawn location. It was such a wonderful way to connect with so many incredible women that I knew online, but rarely get to see...

Pilates Class

I was lucky enough to be able to host a class with The PilatesBarre and a group of friends on Saturday and it was a blast. We were all able to come together and sweat it out, all while having fun! Elyse welcomed everyone and made them feel...
I am so excited to be partnering with The PilatesBarre to giveaway a 5 class pack to three lucky winners. I have fallen in love with The PilatesBarre over the last few months, and I am thrilled that three people are going to have the chance to...
Last month I spent a week sharing with you all of the fun photos from our shoot at the the Sweet Tooth Hotel, and I am so thrilled with how many of you loved seeing all of the outfits and pictures. However, some of you have been...
If you had told me in high school I would have ended up hosting a fitness event I would have laughed - I could barely run (ok, walk) a mile. But, my fitness journey began about 6 months ago when I joined VIVE. I had always enjoyed...
I love the opportunity to get good people together and enjoy delicious food, so I was excited when Hudson House  invited some friends and I to come and enjoy brunch at their Addison location! I had always enjoyed stopping in for the best oysters, seafood and burgers...