Category Archives: Life

What’s in my Bag this Spring

Anyone else loving the spring sunshine?! With temperatures in the 60s and low 70s over the past week or so, I’ve been quickly pulling out all of my favorite sundresses and sleeveless tops and packing away my coats and sweaters. It won’t be long until summer is here and we’ll be spending our weekends going on beach walks and having friends over for backyard BBQs!

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Spring Essentials: What’s in my Bag this Spring

When the sun is out more days then not, I find it helpful to change up more than just my wardrobe. I revamp my beauty routine, what I wear, and what I carry in my bag with me at all times. Today, I thought it would be fun to share what my spring essentials are, and after this past busy weekend, what I’ve been keeping in my bag for a day of fun in the sun!

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Got Dry Skin? Here’s How to Fix Cold Weather Skin Problems!

Even though Spring is almost here, my skin has still been acting like we’re in the dead of winter. I think that’s probably due to our wacky weather, which hasn’t been able to pick a season. After all, just last week, I woke up to snow on the ground, and some areas of Seattle even had a bit of snow fall yesterday! It’s crazy, I tell you, and battling dry skin in winter is absolutely no fun.

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​​​​​​At the end of last month, I was invited on King 5’s New Day NW, a morning show that runs on our local news station. Because we had that epic snowstorm known as “Snowmageddon” just a week or so prior, I tackled the topic of dealing with winter skin problems.

It wasn’t hard to find products in my arsenal that help me – in fact, I had to pare it down as segments are only about 5 or so minutes long. Even then, I still had a ton of information to share, which is why I wanted to hone in all of my thoughts regarding dry skin in winter and share those here with you today!

So who’s ready to keep those flakes at bay and say see ya later to your winter skin woes?!

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How to Add More Oh! To Every Day with Oikos

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Oikos Oh! but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.

When it comes to getting things done, whether that’s chores around the house, work, or just a personal project, I’ve found that I’m most motivated when I set goals and reward myself. It doesn’t have to be a big goal or even a big reward. Something small to tell myself “job well done!”, and keep up the momentum for my other tasks that day.

Today I thought I’d share some of my favorite ways of celebrating checking things off the to-do list and boosting my creativity when I get in a rut. These ideas are all simple, budget-friendly, and won’t derail you from the rest of your day ahead!

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How to Get Red Carpet Ready For Your Oscar Viewing Party // Giveaway!

With awards season in full swing, it’s the time of year where it’s fun to imagine what it must be like to walk the red carpet. But who says you can’t?! This year I thought it would be fun to roll out the Red Carpet, right at home, during my Oscar viewing party.

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Get your best girls (and guys!) together for a fun night of popcorn, beauty treatments, glam outfits, and see who can guess the most award winners correctly! Today I thought it would be fun to share my top picks to get you feeling red carpet ready just in time for your guests to arrive this weekend for your Oscar viewing party to catch the award show of the season: The 91st Academy Awards!

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Get Ready to Celebrate: Sprouts Lynnwood is Now Open // GIVEAWAY!

Today is the big day – Sprouts Lynnwood is now open! If you follow me on Instagram, you might have seen a behind-the-scenes tour during the soft opening of the store. It was so much fun getting to hear directly from the Sprouts team that is in town for the opening some of the great things that make this store unique. While Sprouts is a chain, each store has slightly different offerings to serve the shoppers in that geographic location.

Photo thanks to Emma of Emma’s Edition

Disclosure: Thanks to Sprouts for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own!

​​​​​​​My favorite thing from the store tour? Trying the Sprouts team’s favorite products! We got to try samples of some interesting and unique products such a tropical fruit salad made with Melissa’s Produce, tart golden berries, and locally roasted CB’s Nuts. Their lightly salted peanuts are way too delicious! I definitely went home with a cart full of healthier snack options (like SkinnyPop Protein Popcorn, Sprouts Coconut Rolls, Veggie Chips, and more!), fresh produce from Melissa’s, and a few quick meal options.

​​​​​​​While I do like to cook and bake, during the work week I struggle with time. After working all day, I rarely feel like cooking a big meal which is why having a variety of frozen and fresh foods available that don’t take long to cook are key. I picked up things like Beecher’s Whole Wheat Mac and Cheese (ok, maybe not the healthiest, but with a salad and lots of fresh veggies on the side it’s better than take out!), Hilary’s Veggie Bites, Beyond Burgers, and Amy’s Veggie Pizza. I love that I can head to the frozen food section and shop a wide variety of natural, organic options from my favorite brands!

Because Sprouts is fairly new to Washington, I’ve had some questions about the store as well as the brand new Lynnwood location. Today, I thought I’d share some fast facts to know before you shop!

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