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    Welcome to the Next Chapter – Thirty and Thriving

    Today I officially turn thirty: Thirty and Thriving. I can’t believe how time flies. Never in a million years I would have imagined this is where my life would be. I never thought I would find a man who treats me like a Queen, or be a mom to the most wonderful little human in the world, and best yet to be able to pursue my dreams through blogging. In fact I didn’t even know what blogging was when I started this site. I started merely as a new mom trying to document and capture every moment of my new bundle of joy and the journey of motherhood. But today, three years later it has become so much more. I am beyond blessed in every way to be where I am today, to be surrounded by the most loving family and friends, and to be able to share this little passion project of mine and inspire others to be the best version of themselves. After a year of delving in the YouTube world and sharing little successes on the way, I am finally ready to tell my story. I hope you take the time to watch this three-minute video, and it would mean so much if you subscribed to my channel. My goal is to reach a thousand subscribers this year. Please help me make my dream come true. Thank you so much for following along with me on this journey and welcome to the next chapter. Read more of what I look forward to in my 30’s and never before seen family photos below!

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    6 Benefits of Working Out With Your Significant Other – Fitness Friday

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    Happy Friday everyone! Who excited for the weekend? I know I am, it’s my birthday weekend and I can’t wait to celebrate with everyone! Today I’m sharing a fun post with my hottie of a hubby, and talking about our fitness goals and the benefits of working out with your significant other! Y’all what if I told you I fell in love with my husband at the gym. In fact I’m sure it was spotting him at the squat rack that I thought, man look at that butt. Haha, but for real though, my hubby get’s it from his mama! Plus I like having something extra to hold on to back there. Ok I’m going to stop before I embarrass my husband even more, but aside from enjoying a good view of his backside when we work out, here are six reasons why I love working out with my hubby, and the benefits of working out with your significant other.

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    12 Tips to Becoming More Successful with Liketoknow.it

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    Hey guys! Hope ya’ll are having a great week! I know I said on Instastories I would share my tips on what has helped me be successful with the Liketoknow.it, so today I am sharing my top twelve tips with you. As a blogger Liketoknow.it is my main source of affiliate income, and one way I make money as a blogger. I have been with Liketoknow.it for three years now, and I didn’t really start making sales till almost a year in. It was because of my consistency and building trust with my followers that my sales grew. I’ve had the opportunity to hang out with Liketoknow.it last year at NYFW, and recently did a sponsored post with them with Ulta. I love being part of this growing community of influencers with Liketoknow.it, and I hope these tips help you become more successful. Read more below!

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    6 Tips for Dressing for Success – Zappos X Easy Spirit

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    Happy Monday everyone! Hope everyone had a great weekend! Today I teamed up with Zappos X Easy Spirit to share my tips on dressing for success, tips I shared as a guest speaker for Phi Mu Fraternity at Houston Baptist last week. As a Phi Mu alumna I loved being able to connect with all the wonderful Phi Mu ladies and hopefully inspire them to be the best version of themselves. I remember my college days and the uncertainty that comes with trying to figure out who you are, what to study, and what you wanted to do after college. Dressing for success may not be a college course I took, but it was a valuable lesson I learned being part of Phi Mu. To this day it has been an integral part in what I do today as a lifestyle blogger. Check out my tips on dressing for success and how it keeps me moving and striving for my goals.

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    2nd Annual Blog Survey + $500 Nordstrom Giveaway

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    Hey everyone! Today is a special Saturday post because I wanted to share another amazing giveaway for my birthday month. Today I’ve teamed up with some amazing bloggers to giveaway $500 Nordstrom Gift card. Plus I am also doing my second annual blog survey that I would love for ya’ll to participate in. Last year ya’ll were so helpful in sharing your thoughts and opinion, it gave me the insight I needed for the direction I wanted to take my blog. So this year I hope you can do the same and take this quick three-minute survey and let me know what your thoughts are.

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    6 Fun Backyard Activities To Do With Kids – Backyard Summer Refresh Giveaway

    Thank you Springfree Trampoline and KaBOOM for sponsoring this post. As always all thoughts and opinions are mine alone.

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    Who is excited for school to be out and our kids to be home? I know for some of us mamas the thought of having our kids home twenty-four seven can be a little stressful. I mean let’s face it, we have to think of ways to entertain our kiddos to keep our sanity. So today I teamed up with Springfree Trampoline and KaBOOM! to share some fun backyard activities to do with your kiddos that will keep them entertained and having fun! Plus there’s an amazing Backyard Summer Refresh Giveaway (valued up to $13,000!) that you or a deserving family you might know can win! Read more below!

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    How to Wear a Tweed Blazer for Spring + BIG Spring Sale

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    Happy Wednesday everyone! How’s your week been going so far? I recently just started training for my half marathon the week in addition to working out at the gym four days a week and it is kicking my butt. Today I am sharing one of my favorite looks Spring and how you can take your tweed blazer from business professional to business casual. Plus there is a huge spring sale on some of my favorite Spring items including my favorite Rebecca Minkoff mules at Shopbop! Check out my outfit plus this amazing Spring SALE below!

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    10 Productivity Tips for Working at Home – Zappos X Sofft Shoes

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    Happy Monday everyone! Who is ready for a productive work week? Today on the blog I am sharing ten productivity tips from working at home, and sharing this perfect everyday work wear outfit for the boss lady on the go with Zappos and Sofft Shoes. Because who says you can’t be stylish working from home? Read more of why getting dressed is actually an important part of a productive day in my tips below, and why you don’t need to sacrifice style for comfort!

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    Banana Boat – 6 Summer Outdoor Activities for Toddlers

    This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Banana Boat®. The opinions and text are all mine.

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    Happy Friday everyone! Who is ready for the weekend? With summer only a couple of months away I’ve teamed up with Banana Boat ® to share my top five summer outdoor activities I like to do with my busy little toddler. When school is out, we always try to find ways to stay active and have fun so we aren’t cooped up inside all day. But I also know the importance of keeping my little guy protected from the sun’s harmful UV rays and that’s why I use Banana Boat® Kids Sport Sunscreen. Check out our top five summer outdoor activities below and why I choose Banana Boat® Kids Sport Sunscreen to protect my little one from the sun’s harmful rays.

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