Posts in Lifestyle
One Dress, Two Ways

If you can’t think of three places to put the piece of furniture, then don’t buy it.

And I’ve started applying that to my wardrobe and what a game changer it’s been. Now, if I can’t think of three different occasions, seasons, or places I would wear something it’s a “no-go”. Luckily, this little number surpassed my three places rules by far. Not only can I wear it on a date night with Michael, to a wedding, or grabbing a drink with friends, but I can also wear it from summer to fall. I tried it on with a large, chunky sweater and black boots — hello fall wardrobe!

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The Perfect High-Waisted Denim Shorts

Well, here I am at the ripe age of 26 and I found myself smelling way too much of that Fierce cologne trying to find the perfect pair of high-waisted denim shorts for our trip to Mexico. I had seen another blogger wearing these super cute shorts and when I found out they were from Abercrombie, I was like, “eww”, then I realized I need to stop being so prematurely judgy and just try them out. When you need shorts in a pinch, you do what you gotta do.

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Covering Acne & Scars Makeup Tutorial

Until I find a magic potion or solution, make-up is my go-to way to feel more confident in my acne-prone and scarred skin. I am super passionate about the power of make-up and how it can make a person feel (especially someone with bad acne and unruly skin). I know there are so many strong opinions on make-up out there. I totally understand both sides, but for me, this is what works! 

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Life in Germany 001

Welcome to my first series of "Life in Germany", this will be a monthly update of any and all things Germany. It's an idea I have had for a while and is long overdue, better late than never?

One of my favorite things about living in Germany is by far the Autobahn. Before I moved to Germany, I thought the Autobahn was just one road somewhere in the middle of Germany. Kind of like a touristy spot where people rented BMWs and drove fast.

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The Plant Holder that will Brighten Up Any Space

Today, I wanted to share with you a few photos of our newest piece, this IKEA plant holder.  I saw in it stores a few months ago and envisioned my cactus and succulents having the perfect sun spot.  Well, a few days later my cactus died and my succulents' lives were coming to an end as well. Who knew you could kill the most resilient plants? My "black thumb", as my husband so kindly said, was out in full force.  I prefer to blame the dreary, German weather.

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Advice & Tips if You Plan to Move Abroad

Living abroad has been one the most incredible decisions my husband and I made and definitely the most life changing.  There are hurdles that come with this new life.  But overall, with an encouraging family, a few good friends, preparation, and the right mindset making the transition of living abroad is totally doable!

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East Tennessee Lavender

This weekend, Erin and I decided to head over to the Oak Ridge Farmer's Market, which also included a Lavender Festival. When we arrived in the parking lot, you could smell the lavender from a  mile away --  it was glorious. Of course we had to capture the beauty of all the bundles we purchased. Excited to use my new lavender in a recipe!

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