Fashion Inspiration, Natural Skincare, & Staying Positive ~ Q&A!

Hello friends! I just posted my Q&A video on my youtube channel…thanks so much for asking such fun questions for me to answer! I enjoyed making this one and hope you get to know me a bit better through it. Click here to watch the Q&A.

The questions I answer:
What do you like most about living in Wisconsin and what do you miss about Houston?
What is your favorite thing to do with your boys?
What is your favorite self-care activity?
Go-to Starbucks drink?
Who or what is your fashion inspiration?
What is your favorite ice cream flavor?
What TV shows do you like?
Where are your favorite places to shop?
How do you stay positive?
Would you consider doing a cooking film? For example is love to see how you make your over night oats.
Can you do a skin care, hair and make up routine? You always look amazing.

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Jamaican Blue Mountain by Door County Coffee!

As you all know I am a huge coffee enthusiast! Currently I am sipping on the Jamaican Blue Mountain Blend while enjoying a home made¬†banana chocolate chip muffin. Door County Coffee re-released the Jamaican Blue Mountain Blend just in time for earth day which is tomorrow! ūüĆé

Click here for a review of the Jamaican Blue Mountain Blend.


Japanese Cuisine

We have discovered an amazing little gem of a Japanese restaurant in our small town. It has become one of our favorite spots and I feel really grateful to have it. The chefs specialize in the unique art of Teppanyaki where the food preparation takes place before your eyes on a heated steel grill. They are best known for their fillet mignon, shrimp, scallops, lobster, and of course the AMAZING sushi bar. My boys enjoy the fried rice and Jason even got into the seaweed soup and gobbled up a kappa roll.

Here is our vlog which features the chef preparing our food. The restaurant experience starts at 5:10.

How I Do Pour Over Coffee At Home + A Giveaway!!!

Hello everyone!

If you are like me, you need a good cup of coffee each morning to start the day off right. I tend to be picky about my coffee but also value simplicity and ease. I figured I’d show you my simple version of a pour over. This method is super easy and has worked well for me.

Click here to watch the video and to enter my Door County Coffee giveaway!


Vlog ~ Shamrock Shake & Spring Cleaning!

Hi everyone!¬†How are you? We’ve been enjoying the unseasonably warm weather here in the Midwest, which I hear is about to end as a snow storm will be brewing later tonight. Regardless, the sunshine now has gotten me into full on spring cleaning mode. I randomly decided to pick up my camera and vlog so here it is! Hope you enjoy.

Click HERE to watch!


Door County Coffee Giveaway!

I’ll admit, I have a major case of spring fever…BUT I can still see the beauty in a crisp¬†winter morning snuggled up with a warm cup of coffee. On these mornings I retreat to my little nook of the house where I like to spend a few quiet moments before the hustle and bustle of the day takes over.


Are you like me and enjoy a great cup of coffee first thing in the morning? If so I’d love for you to try Door County Coffee which is my personal favorite. Click here to enter my coffee giveaway!

Hope this day finds your heart warm with blessings! Coffee cheers!

Easy Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Hey everyone! Fall baking has begun for me! It doesn’t take much other than a slightly crisp evening and a tiny tinge of yellow or red on the leaves outside for me to break into all things autumn. I especially love the breads and coffees this time of year. I thought I would share with you the recipe to my pumpkin bread which I posted a picture of on instagram yesterday. If you try it please let me know how it goes! And share in the comments what your favorite fall treats are. Click here to see my fall haul!¬†


Pumpkin Bread Recipe

1 c. of canned pumpkin 
4 eggs
2 c. sugar
1 c. cooking oil
Mix together. Add:
2 c. flour
1 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
Mix together.


Divide into the pan or pans of choice…I used my bundt cake pan. Add toppins (nuts, glaze, etc) as desired…I left mine plain so my boys would eat it. ūüėČ

Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes OR until a knife comes out clean when poked in the center of the pan.


ENJOY with a big mug of coffee of course!

Trying Mac & Cheetos + Swimming in Lake Michigan

I wanted to share with you a fun vlogging day we had. It started as most¬†morning do for us, with a walk to go get coffee and a muffin. We had lots of laughs trying the hyped Mac and Cheetos from Burger King. Then we spent the afternoon splashing around at the Lake…. just soaking in the fresh air and the sun while enjoying each others company. I hope you will drop by youtube to watch our little family adventures. Click here to check it out!

Vlog! What I eat in a day & family fun!

This vlog just showcases a typical day yet the boys and I seized it and had such a wonderful time. There was no specific reason, we just enjoyed the sun and one another company…I’m sure the gooey triple chocolate browns and fresh watermelon helped! ūüėČ

I’m super glad I captured our day so we can relive it over and over. Click here to watch!