Healthy Ways to Indulge

A few months ago, I celebrated my 30 birthday. I didn’t think much of it at first – just another year right? But then I started noticing some things. I noticed I’m older then almost everyone I work with, there are a few new wrinkles on my forehead, and I can’t eat whatever I want anymore. But I also realized that I am happier now then when I was younger. I care less about what other people think of me, I’m more outgoing and just more confident being myself. I’m excited to see what the future holds and with a few small tweaks, I know this can be my best year yet!

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Beautiful Skin All Year Long: Winter Skin Care Essentials

winter skin essentials

This post is sponsored, however, all thoughts and opinions are my own.

With cold temperatures outside and heaters on full blast inside, winter skin is often (and understandably) dry, dull and uncomfortable. It doesn’t have to be though! With a few simple tweaks to your skin care routine, healthy and hydrated skin is absolutely possible. Try these easy tips for gorgeous skin all winter long!

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Tomato and Olive Cheese Bread

olive cheese bread recipe
Coming up with the perfect appetizer can be a daunting task. At least for me. I secretly dread being the one to leave with a full tray because no one liked my food. Fortunately, since coming across this olive cheese bread recipe, I no longer fear bringing food to parties. From girl’s night get-togethers to game day parties, this appetizer is a crowd-pleaser every time!

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DIY Tinted Grapefruit Lip Balm

Affiliate links are used in this tinted grapefruit lip balm

Over Christmas break, my family and I spent some time at my uncle’s house. He has a beautiful home, but the best part is the four large citrus trees in the backyard. While we were visiting, the grapefruits were ripe and ready to eat. We picked a whole box to take with us and have been enjoying fresh grapefruit for breakfast the last few days.

The thing I love most about grapefruit is the smell. There is something so invigorating about it. It’s even been said that just the scent of grapefruit helps fight depression.  Now that we are smack-dab in the middle of winter, I think we all could use a little invigorating!

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Easy Holiday Brunch Menu

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #SavorTheMemory #CollectiveBias

I can’t believe Christmas is less than one week away! I’ve been so busy these last few weeks, December has passed incredibly quickly. I am really excited for the holidays this year. My family is coming down to spend Christmas at our house, and I can’t wait until they get here. It is going to be an awesome time together!

Because I don’t see my family often enough, I want to relax and enjoy our time together. Instead of stressing over a big, complicated meal, I’m simplifying this year with a yummy Christmas brunch!

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