• My Favorite Essential Oils

    Hey, everyone! I hope you’re doing well and enjoying the week so far. Lately, I’ve gotten REALLY into essential oils. It started a few weeks ago. I used to get migraines when I was younger, but luckily, they went away. However, they’ve started to come back here and there. A few weeks ago, I had one that was so bad and I couldn’t get out of bed for about an hour because I was in so much pain. Needless to say, I needed to start figuring out what could help, and I wanted to look at natural remedies for answers. My mom is really into essential oils, and always has…

  • 10 Tried and True Running Tips

    Hello, everyone and Happy Monday! I hope you all are off to a great week. The first day of fall is this Friday, and I am so excited. Who’s with me?! I’ve talked about running and fitness a number of times on my blog before, like 5 Running Essentials, but today, I wanted to highlight some running tips I have grown to LOVE. Nic and I have started consistently running about 3 times a week now and it’s been great. We love going on runs together and it’s a great activity to do together. Any who, since we’ve been running more consistently, I wanted to share tips we have both…

  • 5 Ways To Make Working Out More Fun and Enjoyable

    This last month, Nic and I have been trying our hardest to get back into a workout routine that we liked. We would go running, jogging, walking… you name it. Recently, we’ve started changing up our routine, and it’s helped us to have more fun with our workouts. Because, let’s be honest, nobody likes a boring and drawn out workout. If you’re looking for some tips and guidance to make your workouts more fun, keep reading! Even if you’re not, keep reading. ūüėČ 1.¬†Do what you like It is the WORST to do something you don’t like when you’re working out, it just makes the whole thing so much worse.…

  • Easy and Healthy Breakfast Smoothies To Prep and Freeze For Your Busy Week

    I have always been a huge fan of smoothies. Lately, I have been making breakfast smoothies in the morning. I love how quick and tasty they are – especially how great they are when you’re on the go. They’re quick, easy, healthy and delicious. Instead of taking the time to put together your smoothie every morning, I have your answer to a quick breakfast smoothie – preparing them ahead of time for the week ahead! Here is how to prepare breakfast smoothies for your busy week: What You Will Need: Fruits (I generally use mango, strawberry, banana and pineapple. When I buy them frozen, I get a bag of each…

  • Friday Favorites

    HAPPY FRIDAY! The weather is beautiful, the sun is out and I’m ready to enjoy the weekend. I haven’t done a Friday Favorites post in some time but I want to start it up again. If you’re new here, Friday Favorites is where I post about a few of my favorite blogs! Enjoy! Lauren Conrad¬† I’m always looking for fun and unique ways to work out, and when there is a beach included in a workout routine – I’m in. Lauren Conrad recently ¬†posted a blog called¬†Shape Up: Dr. Hunter‚Äôs Beach Booty Burn Workout¬†and if offers some GREAT tips and advice for working out on the beach – pretty great,…

  • 5 Things To Remind Yourself Today And Everyday

    It’s easy to get caught up in life and forget to take time for yourself – it happens to us all. But, it is SO important to make time for ourselves, even if that’s giving ourselves some positive words and self motivation. After all, we deserve it. With this being said, here¬†are 5 things to remind yourself today (and everyday), no matter how busy you are. 1. You Are Doing Great You are doing great. You are doing great with work, school, life… everything. You are doing great with it all. Give yourself the credit you deserve and give yourself a pat on the back. Often, we feel like we…

  • My Top 3 Favorite Candles

    I love candles and enjoy adding new¬†candles to my collection. I use different candles on different days, and it’s completely based on my mood and how I am feeling. Lately, there have been 3 candles that I have been using more than others, and I HAVE to share them with you all! Calming Eucalyptus I got this candle¬†last weekend and I lucked out because it was on a major sale due to a tiny scratch on the candle wax. It didn’t bother me one bit, because it went away once I lit it when I got home – WIN! I used this candle the last few days and I absolutely…

  • My Night Time Routine For Less Stress and Better Sleep

    A few weeks ago, I wrote about my new and improved morning routine. Changing my morning routine really changed up my whole day and made me feel more awake and productive throughout the day. Well, now that I¬†have a solid morning routine figured out, it’s just as important to have a night time routine, too! These tips help me get a good nights sleep, feel less stressed and more¬†prepared for the day to come. Caffeine Intake One¬†big mistake I used to make was drinking caffeine too late in the day. I would have caffeinated coffee or tea in the evening, and it would keep me up at night. Some people…

  • Your Guide To A Stress-Free + Relaxing Night

    Hey everyone! I hope you all had a great weekend. Mine was good, and I definitely had some time for some much needed R&R. As the new week begins and schedules begin to get busy once again, it’s important to find¬†ways to relax and rejuvenate. I put together a guide of¬†some essentials that help me achieve a stress-free night. Next time you’re looking to take some time for yourself, use this as your guide!   Lavender Essential Oil¬†-Essential oils are a must for stress-free night. I love essentials oils and¬†find that they are really effective. I’ve mentioned lavender a number of times on my blog, so it’s no surprise lavender…

  • My New and Improved Morning Routine

    Hi, everyone! I hope you are all having a great week. Nic and I really took time to rest and relax this last weekend, which was SO needed! Sometimes, it’s so nice to do nothing. As I mentioned to you all last week, we were dog sitting. We knew our schedule would change a bit having a dog around, but what I didn’t realize was that our new routine would stay. We now have a new morning routine, and I have to say, it changes my whole day. I used to get up with just enough time to shower, get dressed, put on my make-up, get my bag ready and…