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    CHINA HUTCH Makeover DIY

    modern farm house, farm house furniture, CHINA HUTCH, FURNITURE DIY, FURNITURE MAKEOVER, PAINT FURNITURE,

    Hi friends,

    Hope you are doing well! Today I am sharing a fun home project we did during quarantine, our china hutch makeover DIY. My dad pasted down to me his grandma’s old china hutch for my dining room. I’ve always loved the quality of antiques and older furniture especially when they have family history. This beautiful hutch has been in the family for over three generations and was still in great condition. I had been on a hunt for a year now for a china hutch that also doubled as a buffet/server for my dining room. When my dad showed me this beautiful piece that had been stowed in the garage for years now, I knew this was the one. It was a little outdated and didn’t fit my overall interior decor, so I decided to give it a little makeover. Check out our china hutch makeover DIY below!

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    Beauty, Fashion

    Spring Makeup Tutorial + Beauty Essentials

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    Hope you are doing well! It’s another week of quarantine for us. And this week with all the time I’ve spent home I’ve been able to film my spring makeup tutorial video.  This easy everyday makeup tutorial is what I wear when I am out and about. I love it because it’s simple, doesn’t take a lot of time, but looks great and is natural.  Check out the tutorial video and more of my spring makeup essentials.

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    Family

    10 Outdoor Activities to Do With Your Family During Quarantine

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    Hope you are doing well! So much has happened in the past couple weeks. With the coronavirus spreading, a lot has changed in our social life. Jayden is out of school for a month, things have closed down, travel plans postponed, and we have been doing our part to practice social distancing. As crazy as it’s been I’m just thankful to have my family together through it all. With Jayden being out of school, we’ve really been taking it easy and taking it day by day. There has been days where we have stayed in and watch movies all day. But I know I don’t want to be inside for a whole month straight, and luckily we don’t have to. Today on the blog I am sharing ten outdoor activities you can do with your family during quarantine while practicing social distancing.

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    Family

    6 Tips To Getting Your Husband to Take Photos with You

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    Hi friends,

    Hope you are having a great week! So lately after a slew of glamorous photos with me and husband on my blog, my friends commented on how I was lucky to have such a photogenic husband, and asked for tips for how to get their significant other to take professional photos with them. I laughed at their comment because if they only knew the real process of it all, they would see that I was just like every other wife struggling to get their husband to take photos with them. So today I thought it would be fun to give you an inside look of the reality of it all and tips on how to get your husband to take professional photos. For laughs read more below!

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    Family, Travel

    San Pedro, Belize Travel Guide – Mahogany Bay Resort

     

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    Hope you are doing well! Today I am sharing my full travel guide to San Pedro, Belize. It was one of our favorite family trips and exceeded our expectations. We had the opportunity to stay at Mahogany Bay Resort one of the most beautiful resorts on the island. We also got to snorkel the amazing Belize Barrier Reef. It was one of the most amazing experiences with my family. Check out our video and read more of our trip below!

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    Fashion, Travel

    Belize Travel Style – Instagram Roundup

    belize, San Pedro, leopard skirt, black swimsuit

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    Hi friends,

    Hope you are having a great week! It’s been a week since we went to Belize and today I am sharing a full Instagram Roundup of all my Belize Travel style outfits I wore during our week there. We had the absolute best time and I can’t wait to share more of our trip and where we stayed in my travel guide coming soon! Until then check out Instagram highlights of our trip, and our snorkel video. For outfit details read more below!

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    Fashion

    The Future of My Blog – Sunny 99.1 Houston Women’s Podcast

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    Hope you are doing well! Today I am sharing my Sunny 99.1 Houston Women’s Podcast with Dana Tyson. It was such a dream come true, especially since I grew up to listening to Dana on Sunny 99.1. Plus I was able to share my story on how I “accidentally” became a blogger, what it was like going through a miscarriage, how it changed me as a person, and what I see in the future for my blog. Check out the podcast and let me know what you think. I am also sharing this super sparkly outfit for a glam style Valentines look below!

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    Fashion, Fitness

    Why I Have No Fitness Resolutions This Year

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    Hi friends,

    Hope you are having a great week! Today I am sharing my New Years fitness resolution or rather lack there of. Last year at this time I was training for a half marathon and ran my first one in February. It was a great personal accomplishment and one of my fitness resolutions last year. But 2020 has come and this year I am resolution-less. I have no big fitness plans or big goals to accomplish for the year, and I am ok with that. I’m sharing more of why I have chosen not to have any fitness resolutions this year below, plus this cute workout outfit and leopard bomber jacket I can’t get enough of.

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