How To Make A Vision Board (and why you need it)

Let’s Hang Out! on Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook & Twitter!   It’s no secret I’m a huge advocate for dream chasing and pursuing God-given talents. It’s makes me happy to think about all of the incredible women out there. You have such potential and I want you to believe in your passion and pursue it! I know some of you are … Continue Reading

What Is Your “Why” – Finding Your Purpose in 2018

photography: Bryan Grayson   Hi friends, As the new year approaches, I want to encourage you to focus largely on your “why” Your “why” is your purpose, your motivator, your reason for doing what you do on a daily basis.   Reflect on these questions for the rest of the month: What are you doing … Continue Reading

A Grateful Heart and Mind (Even After the Holidays)

Maintaining a grateful heart is vital to a healthy lifestyle. Here are a few tips that help me stay grateful (not just in November) 😉   1). Get Outside Go for a walk during your lunch break. Play with your children at the park (try to put the phone down and be silly with them). … Continue Reading

Perfectionism Is For The Birds…

Perfectionism sounds glamorous, but it’s really just an illusion. It doesn’t exist.   What exists is real life.   The day to day. The meals, the memories, the songs that make you sing in the shower, the people you share it with. Real life should not be consumed with expectations of what should be or will … Continue Reading

Weight Loss Help – A Different Viewpoint

Weight loss can be tricky (especially if you don’t know the human body)! Most people think diet and exercise will cause them to burn fat and lose weight…..but that’s not true for everyone. Diet and exercise stimulate a hormonal gland in your body to produce one of six fat burning hormones. These fat burning hormones … Continue Reading

How To Stop Comparing Myself To Others

Comparing… What do you think of when you see that word? Do you cringe and immediately feel inferior? Do you imagine someone who “isn’t as good as you” and smile because you feel superior? Maybe you think of scrolling social media and feeling the weight of not measuring up? Whatever you’re imagining….the word “comparing” probably has … Continue Reading

Encouraging Your Spouse, Your Children, And Your World

Encouraging someone is to infuse courage in them by saying and doing things that build them up. Here are five tangible things you can do this week: openly speaking positively and loving to your spouse in front of your kids to model proper behavior telling a friend, co-worker, or acquaintance how awesome you think they are … Continue Reading

How To Be A Prayerful Planner In A Busy World

Shirt: Anthropologie | Jeans: Topshop | Tote: Nordstrom | Cardigan: Free People | Shoes: Marc Fisher | Sunglasses: Ray-Ban | Bandana: Levi’s | Earrings: vintage pearls from my Great-Grandmother | Prayerful Planner photography: Bryan Grayson January and August are excellent times to invest in planners. January for the standard, dated planners to begin the new year and August for the … Continue Reading

Love Languages For A Healthy Marriage

I have emotional needs that must be met, and so does my hubby. These are called love languages. Let’s picture these emotional needs as a giant “love tank”. My love tank can either be emptied or filled by my spouse, parents, friends, etc. Basically, I can feel loved or not… I may know intellectually that my … Continue Reading

5 Tips For Prioritizing Your Husband (After You Have Children)

My top three priorities as a wife and mother should be in this order: 1). God 2). Husband 3). Children   Sometimes it’s difficult to prioritize my spouse before my child, because she is four and has WAY more needs. The thing that helps me prioritize Paul every day is perspective. I realize that I’m cultivating my … Continue Reading