Camp NaNoWriMo


You GUYS! I don't know if I've talked here about my ongoing novel project. It's real labor of love- I've started it about 15 times and each time it gets stronger. My characters are getting better, my plot has less holes, and the conflict is getting more and more heart wrenching. Exciting, right? I'm … [Read more...]

Jolly Vox Box Reviews

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Well gems, I got another (YAY!) VoxBox to tell you about. As usual, I received these products complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes. This delightful box of goodies was holiday themed and included a ton of treats that my family and I loved. Here is the rundown.   Skinny Cow … [Read more...]

Montagne Jeunesse Clay Spas


Hi gems, As promised, I wanted to share more details about the Montagne Jeunesse Clay Spa face mask. This mask was beyond awesome. It’s a fabric infused with clay and minerals, and you put it on your face instead of having to deal with the messy goop that comes in the rest of the mask … [Read more...]

Time in Jelly Beans

Time in Jelly Beans

I came across this video this morning, and I couldn't help but share it. It's such a strong reminder of the time we have and how we're using it. It's crazy how jelly beans of all things could remind me to use my time better and prioritize all of the things that run in and out of my life. … [Read more...]

No More Shin Splints!


Hi Gems! I just HAVE to tell you about this awesome product I just discovered. Dr. Scholls recently came out with an "Active Series" insole for athletic shoes. These new inserts specifically target individuals with plantar fasciitis (heel pain- the WORST) and shin splints, both of which I get on a … [Read more...]

Summer Fruit Guacamole


I know this sounds a little crazy- and SLIGHTLY unappetizing, but trust me. This fresh twist on the classic dip is delicious. It was met with some weird looks from members of my household, but everyone's song changed once they had a few bites. :)     To make this summertime … [Read more...]