Happy New Year!

As I’m writing this, it is the last day of 2017. For me 2017 was a rollercoaster, having many (many!) ups and downs. Among other things, I was blessed this year with the birth of my daughter, Chloe. But, I have to admit that I experienced the roughest periods of my life as well. That’s why I’m excited to be closing out 2017 and starting anew in 2018. I have faith that this year will be a year of bigger and better things for my family. 2017 taught me to appreciate all that I have been blessed with and really helped me to realize what really matters in life. I learned some hard lessons this year, but overall, I think that it has made me stronger.

With that being said, I am ready for 2018! I can’t wait to see the blessings that God has for my family! I feel like He was just getting us ready to be able to receive the abundance of blessings that are for us in 2018. I plan on making this upcoming year a great one and I hope you do too! Remember that our circumstances may be tough at times, but those tough times help shape us into who we are supposed to be.

Thanks for continuing to support me not only on this blog, but on all my social media channels (YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook). I may not have a large following, but I love that you all that have been around for years are still here and always have a kind word! Thank you for that. I know it may sound cliche, but you never know what someone may be going through, so kind words may be just what they need in that moment.

Here’s to an amazing 2018 for all of us! Happy New Year!

Grand Opening!


So I know this post has absolutely NOTHING to do with beauty, but it is something that I wanted to share with you all. For those of you who know me personally, I’m sure you already know about this, but I hadn’t previously shared it on my blog or social media. My husband and I are now business owners! We recently opened our first location of Club Pilates. Our grand opening will be held this weekend, February 18th & 19th. If you live in the Tampa Bay area, make sure to book a free demo session so you can check us out! Also if you are wondering, yes I have been doing pilates while pregnant and it has really helped with the back and leg pains that I was having. I take classes with everyone else and the teachers modify the exercises based on what I feel comfortable with and what is safe during pregnancy!

So, if you are in the area, I would love to see you at the Grand Opening! You can book your free session by emailing us at carrollwoodgm@clubpilates.com or calling us at 813-773-3880! Spots are filling up quickly, so book today!


Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Wishlist

Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale is their biggest sale of the year and happens to be one of my favorite sales too! The presale has already started for Nordstrom cardholders, but the sale opens to the public on today, 7/22/16! I haven’t purchased anything just yet, but I thought I would share the things that are lurking in my cart right now! I’m trying not to buy much, but these are the things that I really want from the sale!

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So I will be purchasing some of these things, but definitely all because I’ve been trying to cut back on my spending! 🙂 Hopefully I shared some things that may interest you! Will you be picking anything up?


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Blog Sale Updated

I’ve been going through my makeup drawers and found some stuff to add to my blog sale that either didn’t work out for me or I just never reach for. All items are new or gently used. Check out the updated sale HERE! I will be adding a few handbags within the next week, but I will be sure to let you know when I do.

Happy Shopping!