August 2017 - My WAHM Plan

Avon offers two ways to help with Hurricane Harvey Relief

For over 130 years, Avon has been a company that cares about women, our families our communities, our health and our livelihoods. Today Avon is offering two ways to help with hurricane Harvey relief. As a proud Avon Representative, I naturally wanted to help, but that isn’t my only reason for this post. I’m also a flood survivor.  As a teenager, my family lost everything in a flood. Our home, our cars, our clothes, our food, our security.  My heart goes out to each and every single person who has been touched by hurricane Harvey. This post is for you. Avon is here to help you. I am here to help you. My family and I stand strong with you.  If you would like to learn how you can partner with Avon today, read on please.  


Avon hurricane Harvey relief donations

Wordless Wednesday: Nature walks





trees and walking trail





Send college kids care packages that nourishes body and soul

August is a bittersweet month for families with college bound kids. While we are extremely proud of their hard work and scholastic accomplishments that got them accepted into their college of choice; the thought of actually leaving our kids in a dorm room can be heart-wrenching. 

We moved our daughter to a local university campus two weeks ago and I’m still adjusting to not having her sweet presence at home every night! I know that we are lucky to have her attend a local college, but like many parents, we were searching for a way to offer our support and encouragement in a tangible way and I found it with SoulFeed. Read on to discover how you can send care packages that nourish body and soul. 



Nourish the body, feed the soul. Care packages #ad SoulFeed



Color of the month- July 2017 – Burgundy

We did a lot of back to school and dorm room shopping over the last few weeks, which led to my color of the month post being shared a little later than I wanted. The upside is I discovered the perfect color of the month to share because we saw it everywhere! From velveteen throw pillows to cute dresses, a deep, rich, warm and inviting Burgundy has me longing for crisp fall days.






My Summer Skincare Routine with Burt’s Bees + Grove Collaborative


Is your skin feeling the effects of summer heat? If you live someplace that's hot (and most all of us do now that it's August), it may be time to change up your beauty and skincare routine. During the summer, I find myself using fewer products and spending less time primping and prepping. In fact, if you were to drop by my house, you’d most likely find me running around barefaced. Letting your skin breath is the first step to a better beauty day, the second is to pick multi-tasking products that are easy to use. Burt’s Bees + Grove Collaborative make it easy to find fuss-free natural products.


Burt's Bees sale #ad


Wordless Wednesday: Basil, Blackberries, Bananas

Happy August and happy Wordless Wednesday! This post isn't going to be wordless though, since it needs a little explanation. Since I've been on a summer schedule here on the blog, posting about once a week, I thought it would be fun to show you what I've been doing offline besides being with my family. 



Basil plants in containers