My Go To Outfit: Boyfriend Jeans & A Tee

Blissfully Lively Boyfriend Jeans

Boyfriend jeans are one of those staple items that no matter how you're feeling, how your hair/makeup came out, how late you're running, etc. will always make you look good. They're the understated must have that every gal needs in their closet. They have this disheveled cool girl vibe to them that if they're the right pair can make the whole outfit. More often than not I opt. for these jeans to start off any outfit. If i'm going out for quick errands I throw them on with a tee and flip . . .

Inspiring Blogger Joanne Encarnacion (Gofitjo) Talking All Things Creativity & Wellness

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How inspiring is Joanne (Gofitjo on Instagram)?! Not only is she inspiring but super cute, has a kick ass bod and her story makes you want to get your shit together asap. She's basically a badass empowering gal that wants nothing but the best for herself and her 35.3K community of followers...Ok lets all go friend her on Insta and become besties. Are you guys starting to see a trend with our interviewees lately?Bad ass positive gals all around! You guys I was so pumped when Joanne . . .

The whole body workout you need to add into your routine

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It's no surprise I love TRX! I mean I teach it, add it into my own workouts at home & boast about it on the regular to so many people. I talk about it a lot on Instagram even sharing some at home workouts using the straps so I thought I would break down why I love this whole body workout so much. It works the whole entire body You can modify every move to meet your skill level A lot of the exercises are back to basics moves but heightened TRX is a strength workout that . . .

How I Asked My Ladies To Be My Bridesmaids

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The moment (well not the moment but you get me) Chris and I got engaged I immediately thought of how I was going to ask my Bridesmaids to be by my side on the happiest day of my life! I wanted something that was personal, original, & fit our wedding theme but wasn't cliche. I absolutely adored these little personalized vintage spoons that I saw popping up all over other bloggers Instagram posts and I knew I had to have one. I purchased one off a super cute Etsy shopΒ  {For Such a Time . . .

How To Thrive In Your Hustle ( & Love Every Minute Of It)

Book Letdown

Oh my goodness! I have been waiting to post all about this motivational interview for quite some time. Today I bring you Author, Lifestyle Coach, & Podcaster Katie Corcoran. Katie and I met {funny enough} through social media and we instantly connected on our hustling ways. Katie had just put out her {amazing} book all about hustling & I was in the depths of working 2 jobs and going to school full time. Basically Katie's book was an uber positive note that struck a cord with me in the . . .

The Tastebud Explosion You Need This Summer: Avocado Corn Salsa

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This corn salsa is so fresh and packed with flavor I could eat the whole entire thing for dinner. I mean it would go perfectly on chicken, or fish but I just ate it by the spoonful occasionally with chips haha. {In my element, in the kitchen} You guys know I'm all about easy recipes that take little time but are still incredibly delicious and this salsa hits it out of the park! 15 minutes start to finish, throw a few blue corn tortilla chips in there and call it a day. There's . . .

Give Your Workout Style An Upgrade

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If you're working hard you deserve it right? Well that's what I think at least, and it's pretty easy to agree when this style (leggings, Bra and tshirt) was only $45. Thank you Tjmaxx, Forever21 & Target I would have never thought to check out Forever21 for workout clothes but they continue to surprise me. I have 2 pair of leggings from there and just bought this cute crop top and am so in love with them. The leggings are super sweat wicking and have the perfect amount of grip on the . . .

My Wedding Dress Experience

Bridal Gowns

Ahh, I've been wanting to try on wedding dresses since well ever! You all know this if you follow my Pinterest page with more than half of my pins dedicated to Chris and I's wedding. I have been a bit obsessed. I also was super nervous because well I thought I would like everything. Crazy enough that was not the case one bit. {This was the first dress I tried on, gorgeous but a little bit too much mermaid flare for me) I scheduled my appointment at Madeleines Daughter in Portsmouth and I . . .

The One Ab Move That Works It All

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When I say works it all... I MEAN ALL! This one move will leave you absolutely shaking, and that's why I love it. The Ab roller used to be something I would always over look turning to sit ups or toe touches to work my core but recently i've been all about it. I love it because you're stabilizing yourself and using every single muscle instead of just targeting your core by doing a sit up. The ab roller reminds me of why I love TRX so much because it isn't a targeted workout. It won't just . . .

The Truth About Workout Quick Fixes

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Let's chat about workout quick fixes. You know them, the 30 minute workout, the incredible shake, the contraption that can do it all and "make you lose 15 pounds in one month" sort of thing. I wanted to chat about this on the blog because the last few months I have been seeing them (not going to name any company names but they're a big one and they're taking over the fitness game) pop up more than ever, and I just can't hold in how I feel any longer. I'm super lucky that I have this space to . . .