This is What you Voted to See More of in 2018

To wrap up a great year of 2017, I polled some of you over on Instagram to see what you wanted more of using Instagram’s new Story Poll feature (P.S. are you following on Instagram? If not, pop over here to do so!). I wanted to get a feel for what you want in 2018

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4 Ways to Set Yourself Up For Success in the New Year

With the New Year approaching quickly, it’s time to start thinking about ways to pave a better path for ourselves in 2018. This year I want to challenge you to think outside of the box when setting goals. Instead of making the “I want to lose weight commitment”, set a goal that says “I want

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Small Gestures that Make Big Impacts

Thank you PayPal for sponsoring this post. Shop small merchants with PayPal to make your holiday shopping a breeze. This time of year is one of my favorites. There are tons of opportunity to discover unique gifts with all the gift guides floating around, the sugar consumption is unparalleled, wine is a constant staple at

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5 Tips to Help Host Guests During the Holidays

I’m a traditionalist when it comes to Holiday decorating: I like greens, vibrant reds, punchy patterns and any excuse to pull out plaid pillows and plaid ribbons for the tree. I always love decorating to the nines over the Holidays because you will inevitably have guests coming in and out at a moment’s notice. When

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A Unique Gift to Give During the Holidays

When I was younger, my uncle would always gift us these gorgeous wood pens. He was (and still is) interested in unique wood carvings made from exotic and rare woods, of which names escape me, but were stunning pieces to look at regardless. The wood pens were special because he carved each piece by hand,

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Great Gifts for CoWorkers

This post was written in partnership with Burt’s Bees. If you’ve been following this blog from the beginning, you know how much I love their tinted lip balms, so all opinions forthcoming are my own. I’m a gift giver. Ever since I can remember, I was always making cookies, packaging a drawing or waking up

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Gift Guide for the Traveler

This year has been the year of travel! I have collected a lot of skymiles and almost every weekend since Labor Day has been filled with some sort of weekend adventure to a nearby city. With all of the travel under my belt, I’ve started getting used to living out of a suitcase and have found

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The No-Fuss Fall Brunch Buffet

Thank you NANCY’S Petite Stuffed Bagels for sponsoring this post. Brunching at home just got easier and more delicious with the launch of NANCY’S Petite Stuffed Bagels! It’s fun to start new traditions during the Holidays. I think one of my favorite traditions I’ve put together is having friends over during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day

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How to Manage Stress During the Holidays

The Holidays can be stressful. Between shopping for gifts, traveling to multiple family’s houses, and the sometimes-uncomfortable family discussions that get brought up around the dinner table, it’s not surprising that therapists find this time of year to be extremely busy and start seeing patients more frequently. To help navigate any sort of Holiday Headaches

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How to Host Thanksgiving for the First Time

I was asked by HoneyBaked Ham to write a post promoting their products for Thanksgiving. While this post may have a sponsored element, all opinions are my own. Thanks for supporting the products that help deliver top quality posts.  Two weeks ago, I hosted an early Thanksgiving for my family at my new place. Since

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