5 things every retiree should have in place before their last day at work

5 things every retiree should have in place before their last day at work

I’m coming up on my 41st birthday in a few weeks and have been talking a lot with my husband about retirement. Our children will all be adults in four years, at that time we’ll transition into empty nesters, then one day retire and do more travelling. My thoughts on 5 things every retiree should have in place before their last day is a sponsored post written by me in partnership with VSP® Individual Vision Plans. My husband and I both left our jobs over a decade ago and now make a living working for ourselves. In essence, I wake up everyday feeling like a retiree, because entrepreneurship has given me the financial and time freedom I didn’t have with a job. Our retirement talks [Click here to continue reading]

Soothe Your Sick Cold Care Kit

Soothe Your Sick Cold Care Kit

This Soothe Your Sick Cold Care Kit and shopping trip has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc., Campbell’s® , Lipton, Premium Crackers, Theraflu and TYLENOL®. All opinions are mine alone. #SickDaySolutions #CollectiveBias Who is the go-to nurse at your house? Who is the one that nurses everyone back to health when they are sick? At my house, that’s my role. I make sure the sick person is taking their medicine on schedule, staying hydrated and eating. I’ve always been prepared when it came to playing nurse, but not when it came to me being the patient. The medicine cabinet was always well stocked with things the kids needed to get better, but not always things my husband or I needed. As parents, we can be [Click here to continue reading]

5 Essential Tips for Great Skin Without Makeup

5 Essential Tips for Great Skin Without Makeup

My 5 Essential Tips for Great Skin Without Makeup and this shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AGummyYouCanTrust #CollectiveBias This is the time of the year when your hair and skin can take a beating between the crisp winter air and lack of exposure to the sun. With the change of weather should come a change of routine when it comes to caring for your skin. What worked in the warmer months, may not necessarily work in the colder months. As I take a look at my skin care routine, I jotted down some the them that work year round to keep my makeup free skin looking healthy and radiant. Take a look at my [Click here to continue reading]

DIY Time Out for Pain Self Care Kit

DIY ‘Time Out for Pain’ Self Care Kit

Today’s DIY ‘Time Out for Pain’ Self Care Kit tutorial and shopping trip has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. It is important to always consult your doctor before using Advil if you are breastfeeding #AdvilRelief #CollectiveBias Hey loves, this DIY “time out for pain” Self Care Kit is super easy to make. It’s filled with fun things to stay busy while on bed rest and includes the perfect remedy for minor pain. Have y’all been formally introduced to my amazing oldest daughter? She’s my twenty-four year old “twin” and mother of my two adorable grandchildren. It’s been so exciting navigating this season of motherhood and family life with her. She’s learning how challenging life can be [Click here to continue reading]

School Year Routine

School Year Routine

My school year routine is inspired by the new new Oui by Yoplait Yogurts. This is a sponsored post written on behalf of Yoplait. It’s that time of year again when us momma’s are either excited or anxious about our kids going back to school. I’m one of the excited momma’s. My kids are all teens and growing into little adults. As a mom who’s put in years to help them get to this point, I’m excited for them. The transition back to school means I’ll have more quiet time to work from home and more time to care for me. I’m very intentional about  having a healthy balance between caring for my family and myself. School Year Routine So let me share a few things [Click here to continue reading]

Best Way To Manage Bladder Leaks and Still Be Flawless

Best Way to Manage Bladder Leaks and Still Be Flawless

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Always Discreet. The opinions and text are all mine.   Ladies, can we talk candidly? I’ve shared on several occasions issues that many of us experience, ranging from hair loss, to body image and bladder leak issues. Why do I share? I share because I want you to know that these issues are real, they are normal and you aren’t the only woman experiencing them. We’re all in this together so we need to support and encourage one another through these experiences. Our friends should not feel embarrassed to talk to us about normal women’s issues and vice versa.  Becoming vulnerable enough to discuss these subjects with women can be hard, but true friends, [Click here to continue reading]