Feeling Confident in Your Clothes + LuLaRoe Giveaway!

*I received these articles of clothing in exchange for a review. As always, my opinion is 100% honest & my own.*

Who’s awesome? I’m awesome! 

When I heard our neighbor’s 5 year old son make that proclamation outside our window, I smiled a big smile.

Now that’s confidence. I thought.

As I settled back into doing whatever it was I was doing, I had to ask myself if I could make that same proclamation with such conviction.

In general I do think I’m pretty awesome, lol, but I definitely have moments when my insecurities get the best of me.

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Cheers to 5 Years! It’s My Blogiversary!!

In many ways this is just another typical Monday, but in one way it’s of particular significance to me.

You see, 5 years ago today, on June 5, 2012, I published my first blog post, making this my blogiversary!!

5 Years!! I can hardly believe it!!

I knew this day was coming and originally had ideas of grandeur. Perhaps I’d throw a party, coordinate a mega-giveaway, or in the very least get one of those big ole gold balloons!☺️

Alas, the day snuck up on me and I am woefully unprepared. I’m honestly a bit disappointed in myself for my lack of planning, but today is special nonetheless. 

With that in mind, I thought I’d share some fun facts with you about how my little space on the internet came to be, some things that I’ve learned, and more!

Here we go! 

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Our Appetizing Anniversary Dinner at Kona Grill!

My husband and I celebrated our 7th anniversary on Monday. 7 years!! Wow! Time flies when you’re having fun right? So they tell me. Hahaha.

As much as we’d love a weekend getaway, the timing isn’t great right now. So we spun our wheels a bit thinking about how we wanted to celebrate, and decided to try Kona Grill for the first time.

We were looking to have a great dining experience to go along with some excellent food (that we didn’t have to share with children!), and we definitely picked the right place!

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A Mother’s Day Gift + Giveaway With IncrediBundles

This post is sponsored by IncrediBundles. As always, the thoughts and opinions shared here are 100% honest & my own!

Mother’s Day is right around the corner! Is it just me or have all the holidays snuck up on us this year?

Either way it goes, I’m very excited to celebrate this special day, not just for myself but for all the wonderful mothers I know! 

I am truly blessed to have THE BEST mother in the WORLD, and I am surrounded by so many beautiful and encouraging maternal figures in my life. I am also rejoicing with the mama’s to be, and am excited for anyone who may be celebrating this special occasion for the first time!

Everyone seems to get a bit frantic about finding the right gift for that special lady in their life, and whether you are still looking for something suited for that new mom, your sister, a co-worker or a friend, IncrediBundles has options for everyone!!

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A Memorable Evening with Disney on Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment

I received complimentary tickets from Feld Entertainment., Inc, in exchange for a review. As always, the opinions shared here are 100% honest and my own.

My family and I just enjoyed a wonderful night out. We went to Disney on Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment, and had the best time!! Due to his work schedule, my husband and I rarely have a family night out during the week, and we couldn’t wait to see how our daughter’s reacted to the show.

Truth be told, we were just as giddy and excited as they were, and it did not disappoint!

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