New YOU in the New YEAR! (Part 1)

New YOU in the New YEAR…are you tired of hearing that yet?  😉  As a family, we’ve decided to cut sugar from our diet, not completely but we’ve made some great changes!  I’ve also decided to really focus during my workout classes and dedicate that hour to bettering myself so I can take care of my family the rest of the day.  Besides these life changes in 2018, I wanted to get your feedback on procedures/beauty routine goals.

Okay gals, first of all, thanks to everyone who filled out the email survey!  I had a TON of great feedback & I’m so excited to share all the answers with you from an expert in the medical/beauty field.
Side Note: The survey went out to a random selection, so if you didn’t receive one this time…you probably will next time. 🙂

These are the MOST asked questions from roughly 150 responses.  You all said that you WANT to make a change in the New Year, but are hesitant because these questions haven’t been answered BY AN EXPERT…so here we go! Continue reading “New YOU in the New YEAR! (Part 1)”

TopShop Sweater

Happy New Year, week one is officially behind us!  For all my KC girls out there, this morning around 2am it finally reached 33 degrees which put us above freezing for the first time in 16 days!  This week I struggled making it to all of my workouts, and I think it was the combo of the freezing temps & post-holiday hoopla! 😉  I am super excited to start this week & officially get back on track.  I am cutting sugar out of my diet & will share more about why & recipes soon!

Today, I wanted to share this sweater that you may have seen on Insta.  I love the details & fit!  I can’t wait to share it with you all…
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2017 >>> 2018

Who’s ready to kiss 2017 goodbye & ring in the New Year?  We are going to try and stay up until midnight…which hasn’t happened in like 3 years.  Nate bought passes to Snow Creek in Weston, MO & we planned to use them tonight BUT it’s -8 in KC sooo….our plans changed.  Luckily I had a back-up plan with some fun activities for the entire family.  I’m sharing my favorite champagne drink as well! 🙂

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The Top 8 + Fur + Stella&Dot

Sharing my favorite Holiday dresses & fur coat options PLUS my favorite jewelry from Stella&Dot to complete any look this season!

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Christmas Traditions

This year Ayden is 2 & definitely more aware of all the Christmas fun compared to last year! Ayla, my 4 year old is completely obsessed with Elf on the Shelf, Christmas movies & singing Christmas carols! It makes the season all the more fun seeing their excitement! I know sometimes the holiday season can get busy & crammed with just running from here to there, so I try to take one or two days to make it a fun, adventurous time for the girls! These are the best times to create holiday traditions that I hope will be passed down generations to come. Today I wanted to share my favorite family tradition(s) & a few fun gift options this year!

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Moments not Minutes – JORD Watch

One of my husband’s favorite places to go is…the great outdoors!  I don’t think that it’s a coincidence his favorite watch is made of raw material with a refined design. 😉  I’m excited to share 25% off these amazing timepieces now until December 15th, 2017!  If you’re not 100% sure, keep reading!

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Black Friday Deals

Happy Black Friday to all my favorite people! I’ve linked all my favorite retailers in one convenient place & have also included all of the Black Friday/Cyber Weekend Deals below:
(I will update this list as more sales appear throughout the day) 😉

Happy Shopping!

Abercrombie – 50% off EVERYTHING + Free Shipping
Favorite Coat on Sale 
Favorite Pullover on Sale 

ASOS – 30% off w/ code EPIC30

American Eagle – 40% off EVERYTHING + Free Shipping
Amazingly Soft Pullover

Ann Taylor – 50% off EVERYTHING w/ code GOPINK

Bloomingdale’s – Buy More, Save More (15%, 20% even up to 50% off select items)

Banana Republic– 50% off (discount applied at checkout)

Beauty Brands – 20% Off

Dillard’s – 50% Off already reduced items

DSW – 20% off EVERYTHING w/code BLACKFRI20
Buying these Gucci look-a-likes!

Express – 50% off EVERYTHING + free shipping

Forever21 – 30% off Sale Items w/code EXTRA30

Free People– Many sale options + free shipping

(Great gift ideas for littles on your list, here & here)

H&M – 20% off EVERYTHING + free shipping w/code 1662
Favorite Basic Sweater
Coziest Blush Scarf I own

Hunter – 20% off selected styles & 30% off these on Black Friday!

J.Crew – 40% off EVERYTHING + free shipping w/code THANKU

Lucky Brand -50% off EVERYTHING (select items are 60% off)

Loft – 50% off EVERYTHING w/code FRIYAY

Madewell – 25% Off w/code DONTSTRESS
Favorite denim EVER

Macy’s – 20% Off w/code HURRY
MK Faux Fur Trim Coat
MK Fav Puffer Coat

Nordstrom – Extra 20% off select sale items
Favorite Sale Items Here
MUST HAVE BOOTS  (Under $130) 🙂
LOVE these denim
Most Flattering Parka

Old Navy – 50% off entire purchase

Sam Edelman -30% off w/code SAMSGIVING
Favorite Ankle Booties

Sephora – Special offers going on all day

Shopbop – 20-30% off w/code MORE17

Steve Madden – 30% off +free shipping w/code MERRY
ordered these & these

Urban Outfitters – BOGO 50% off entire site

Target – NON-STOP deal day (spend $50 now, get 20% off later)

Walmart – New deals added all day long



Nordstrom Pre-Black Friday

Sharing my favorite Pre-Black Friday Deals with Nordstrom today on the blog.  Everything below is on MAJOR sale, and I find myself reaching for these go-to items time & time again!  These deals are really too good not to share. 😉

I hope this season finds you 5 pounds heavier & a whole lot happier! (haha)

So thankful for each & every one of you all,
Happy Thanksgiving gals!


Microbladed Brows

Body + Soul Day Spa & Beauty Lounge in Hays, Kansas

Let’s talk eyebrows and your beauty routine.  How many of you use some form of brow pencil or shaper & seem to run out ALL THE TIME?  That was me until I found out about this game changing procedure.  I recently had my brows microbladed by Dax at Body + Soul & I can’t wait to share the results!

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