Fall Cozies from Cedar & Pine

Photo Oct 28, 12 29 11 PM.jpg

What else speaks fall than a slouchy sweater and beanie?!? This dusty rose knit and burgundy beanie are from the cutest local shop called Cedar & Pine.  The other day, I had the opportunity to check out this boutique in Stanwood, Washington.  I pretty much wanted to try on everything in the shop! They carry trendy clothing pieces as well as home decor (and even seasonal decor!).  Continue reading “Fall Cozies from Cedar & Pine”


My Struggle with Anxiety

Photo Sep 21, 10 48 32 AM.jpg

It’s the worst thing in the world, when you can’t seem to control your emotions. It can come in the form of feeling like you are going to pass out, your heart is racing, and your vision starts to close in. All my fellow ladies who have struggled with this can tell you exactly what I’m talking about and that is anxiety. 

I first started experiencing anxiety after I stopped nursing Emma, and my hormones were getting back on track. I remember when I went on a trip and suffered with anxiety on the plane. Normally I would have been so excited to fly, but that time it was so weird because Continue reading “My Struggle with Anxiety”

Makeup Tips for the Everyday Girl

Photo Oct 05, 9 01 49 PM.png

This post is for the girl that likes to wear simple makeup regularly but just feels like they are in a rut, like they have been doing the same thing for years. You want to get better and you see photos of girls with cute makeup but it just looks intimidating. Sounds like you? Read on for my tips that will help you get out of your funk. And FYI I am the girl that loves makeup but usually sticks with a very natural look besides the bold lip colors I like to sport regularly 😉 Continue reading “Makeup Tips for the Everyday Girl”

Patience to Wear the Necklace

Molly summer 2017-Molly Fall 2017-0084.jpg

I know the stereo type of someone into makeup would be that I sit for hours in front of the mirror. Well, no I don’t. I’m pretty quick most days-well you kind of have to learn how to do that as a mom (though in high school I definitely spent a long time getting ready). In fact, I’m a pretty expedient person now a days when it comes to getting things done or wanting to see results. It’s like when I check my abs a few days after working out for the first time, hoping to see something other than my post-baby pooch. I’m hoping I’m not the only one that does this! Continue reading “Patience to Wear the Necklace”

Swimsuit Insecurites

Molly summer 2017-Molly summer 2017-0109.jpg

I feel like I do this every spring. I start thinking about summer and swim suit season and think to myself, “I’m going to work out so that by summer I have at least a four pack and look all toned in a swim suit.” But every summer rolls by and this never becomes a reality.  I end up sticking with my one pack (i.e. my tummy) and “chicken arms” (my term for my skinny arms). I can laugh at it as I write this, but I was reminded that summer is definitely a season, where insecurities about my body run a little deeper.  I think most women would agree.  Continue reading “Swimsuit Insecurites”

Summer Outfit Inspiration + Tips

Molly summer 2017-Molly summer 2017-0127.jpg

Hey ya’ll! Today I bringing you this SUPER easy outfit inspiration for when you want something just chill and comfy. Ya know, on those days you want to lounge on the end of a diving board like I did in this shot! 😉 Or maybe more like my everyday reality of running after two little children and working up a sweat! Yes, that sounds more like it. A few thoughts about this outfit and why it’s the ideal summer pick: Continue reading “Summer Outfit Inspiration + Tips”