Real Estate Investing: Top 5 Things You Need To Know

As a young real estate investor, I get asked a lot of questions from first-time home buyers and potential investors. I started fairly young and have had my fair share of learning opportunities. Not only is it a passion of mine, but real estate investing is something more and more 20-somethings are beginning to do. In ...

Here To Stay

It's been a long time since I've written. I'd like to blame it on the busyness of life. I'd like to blame it on not having anything to write about. But if I were honest... I'd say I've been scared to write. You see, writing makes me vulnerable. It exposes a side of me and my heart that ...

Blue Eyes – Part 2

This is a continuation of the fictional, short story "Blue Eyes." To read part 1, click here. Tiffany turned to Martha and after a deep breath, began to ask what had been on her heart to say. "Martha, I know we've just met and I'd completely understand if you were uncomfortable with this...but, would you like to spend ...

Sunday “Must Haves” – Christmas Pillows

Happy Sunday friends! The last few weeks have been absolutely insane with the holidays upon us. Have you been feeling the chaos joy of the holidays too? I recently decorated my room for Christmas and one of my favorite pieces this year is the Christmas pillow from Amy at Paper Finch Designs. Amy has so many amazing decor items! ...

Blue Eyes – Part 1

She stood there at the bus stop, waiting for her bus to arrive. The morning was cold and snowy. She tried to enjoy the weather as she watched people hurriedly walk by. The bench she decided to sit down on was empty, except for the grocery bag she held between her hands. Life wasn't bad for her, but it ...

Sunday “Must Haves” – Lip Balm Essentials

Hey you! If you've been following along each Sunday for the products I'm enjoying most, this is one you definitely don't want to miss. I received Rodan + Fields Essentials Lip Shield in the mail this week and knew I couldn't wait to share it with you. This time of year, my lips get ridiculously dry. I ...

Beautiful Change

Change is inevitable beautiful. As the warm summer weather leaves us, it becomes clear that the season is over and fall has begun. Fall is a season that will teach us many things, if we're willing to learn. It's nature's way of showing us how to gracefully let go of the old and accept the beginning of ...

Sunday “Must Haves” – Diosa Subscription Box

Earlier this week, I received my first Diosa Box in the mail. To say I was excited would be an understatement. Diosa Box is a monthly subscription box created specifically for professional women. Their boxes deliver full size products right to your door and contain a mix of beauty, wellness, and lifestyle brands. After taking some photos ...

Caught By Surprise

Sometimes things take us by surprise. We think we know people or situations so well and then our world is turned upside down. Maybe we even think we know ourselves and then through a series of events, we surprise ourselves with what we're capable of. For me, gymnastics is one of the many areas of my life ...

Sunday “Must Haves” – Arbonne Cosmetics

I had an opportunity to meet Ashley about two months ago through a blog group I'm part of. She's not only one of the sweetest people I've met in the group, but she's also a consultant for Arbonne. In the past, I've always been wary of "consultants" and have steered clear of these different types ...