Newbie Mixologist: A Simple Times Mixer Collab

I am by no means a master in the kitchen or behind the bar. I grew up eating casseroles and watching my parents and their friends barbecue while drinking beers and Zimas. (oh the 90’s) Fast forward to college and I would legit tell the bartender to make me something pretty and taste good and…

Deliverance

I need DELIVERANCE. I need saved. I need to be set free.

Books, Planners and Journals, Oh My!

One of things I plan to change in the new year is how I’m spending my down time. Having an infant this year really allowed me to make and settle into some bad habits. I spend way too much time in front of the tv and on my phone when I could be doing more…

Exploring the Clifton Mill Light Extravaganza

So, I have a confession. I still consider myself a “newbie” to the Dayton holiday scene. I grew up south of Dayton which meant my family went  to Cincinnati for major holiday events. Honestly, other than occasional trips to Dayton Mall and an occasional show at what is now Blind Bob’s (or the Night Owl…

Why I Think You Should Celebrate Your “Birthing” Day

It’s your child birthday, hooray! They’re one year older and wiser, but lets be real about WHY they get to celebrate this special day. It’s because you, their mother, brought them into this world. You went through the ordeal we all know as pregnancy. You dealt with the vomiting, food aversions, food cravings, the contouring…

There’s just something about a new hair cut ya know?

I have had a pixie cut the better part of 3 years now. I purposely grew it out for my wedding despite wanting to cut it because you know, wedding visions trump real life for awhile.  Once the wedding and summer time craziness wore off I started using my longer hair as a shield. After…

My Boudoir Why

“…if you’ve ever thought about doing a boudoir shoot stop thinking and just do it. Don’t wait till your body is “perfect”, flaunt what your mama gave you. Embrace you, because it’s beautiful.”