My Lifestyle

When you're on a budget, taking a vacation may seem impossible. And with so many other financial responsibilities, you might put traveling on the bottom of your priorities list. However, traveling doesn't have to be so expensive. Here are the top five places you can visit in the U.S....
Everyone needs a relaxing space in their home where they can unwind. Instead of merely designing your master bedroom for sleep, set up that space as your private sanctuary. It should be a place where you can refresh and regenerate your mind, body and spirit. So, use the following...
If you haven't heard about the power of aromatherapy by now, you are missing out. There is a plethora of relaxing scents and oils that are just what you need after a stressful day. This article will uncover four amazing scents and oils that will put you in a...

Turkey Meatball Quiche

This might be a favorite Friendsgiving yet, and most of that is due to the fact that we decided to do brunch! I love breakfast foods and it was fun dreaming up some recipes that feel like Thanksgiving but are also breakfast options. And I think this turkey meatball...
sharing some of my favorite photos that katie rain took of our family at the end of september. i really wasn’t sure how this was going to go, with seven of us in one frame. i set my expectations very very low this year, especially since we only had about...
Sometimes, we sit and reminisce about the days when digital technology wasn’t quite so prevalent in our everyday lives. Our phones and our apps have seemingly become extensions of our brains. Today, our apps are way more than games or simple communication tools but essential software that enable us...
Hi friends! I am so excited to share the absolute easiest recipe EVER with you! It’s THREE ingredients. This past year, I have been trying to simplify my life in so many ways— cutting out things that cause unnecessary guilt and, if i’m being honest, lowering my expectations about basically...
As you may have seen on Instagram, we recently put down some roots in New York City! We fly back and forth between there and Charleston multiple times per month to work on the Gal Meets Glam Collection, and after a year of living in hotels part-time, we knew...
When Michael & I travel we LOVE asking for recommendations. Whether it’s from all of you,, the concierge at the hotel or locals we meet while out, we usually end up at little gems.  SO since A LOT of you come visit San Diego and ask me for recommendations...

Friendsgiving 2018

Are you planning to host a Friendsgiving this year? I am sincerely curious how many of you do (or attend one—that counts, too) because it is seriously one of my favorite traditions every year. I’m actually hosting my second Friendsgiving tonight for some of my Springfield, Missouri friends. But...

4 of the Best Tricks to Help You Manage a Busy...

It seems like as soon as April or May hits, life instantly gets busy. So how do you keep up with all those sports...