guest blog post: wine country: rock the 70’s inspired trend on your next visit to napa valley + what wineries to visit with your kids!

Well, hello there #ThirstyThursday! This week's guest blogger is Mallory from www.vine-living.com. Mallory has THE. LIFE! and is blogging about a subject that is very near and dear to my heart....wine in the Napa Valley! Next time you're in the Valley and looking for some tips on wineries or food, hit Mallory up! She is a wealth of information and is super sweet too! I hope you enjoy her recommen...

your must buy pants of the season

Y’all! I have to share with you the most amazing clothing purchase I’ve made in the last decade. These pants from Ann Taylor Loft are comfy like jammies and can be dressed up with a sleeveless top and wedges or kept easy breezy casual with a sporty tank and your favorite pair of Havianas! And while I’m still losing the baby weight, they are forgiving around the middle with a cute drawstring ...

amazon prime day

Can I get a woot woot?!?!?! Amazon prime day should be a national holiday. Let's be real - I am pretty sure that most of my staff members are surfing Amazon today instead of diligently working as they usually do! I put together a few of my fave Amazon Prime deals for all you momma's that are too busy to search through endless pages of deals! First up is the InstantPot Duo for $89.99. If you ...

baby weight be gone

Once a Spartan, always a Spartan, right? Operation get fit again is in full-effect! I was one of the lucky ones that two weeks after birth was only 2 pounds away from my pre-baby weight. Don't ask me how or why that happened because I have no idea. But the ugly truth is that I didn't lose those 2 pounds between then and now, instead I gained about 10 back (yay for maternity leave and plenty ...

living proof air dry hair in-shower styler

Let's talk hair, shall we? My hair texture is what I affectionately refer to as "trailer trash frizzed out wavy". Hot, right? Not so much. My regular after shower routine involves the blow dryer, straightener and curling iron to get just the right amount of straightness paired with some beachy type big wave action. The whole process is damaging to my beauty sleep and my follicles. Plus, in the hea...