When the Weekend Gets the Best of You

Joys of Josie, Lifestyle

First off, big apologies for being quite absent last week on the blog posts. I had spent the majority of the week planning, prepping and preparing for a ginormous baby shower. One of my closest and dearest friends is expecting her first child in June. The moment she told me she was pregnant…. which was […]

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Making Healthy Choices While Dining Out

Joys of Josie, Lifestyle

Sticking to a healthy eating plan is fairly uncomplicated when you eat at home. The hubs and I regularly eat/cook at home… probably 6 out of 7 evenings in a week. In all honesty, our choice to eat at home has more to do with saving a little moo-lah and it’s just easier when a […]

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12 Home Buys to Shop Now

Joys of Josie, Lifestyle

Growing up is funny. One day you’re all like yasss bitch, drinks after work. And the next day you’re like hmmm… I can’t decide between Egg Shell or Angel’s Kiss for the color of my cabinets. I’ve never actually been one who was too obsessed with home interiors… until buying my own home. Lolz… well, […]

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Things I’m Looking Forward to in Spring


Joys of Josie, Lifestyle

Tomorrow marks the first day of spring. Yay. Of course, Wednesday’s forecast is showing that fucking awful little snowflake emoticon on my phone. Like yes, yes.. welcome spring.. hahaha just kidding, have some snow. But just for shits and giggles I’m going to pretend that isn’t happening. In all seriousness, I really do enjoy all […]

March 19, 2018

5 Reasons to Have Boudoir Photos Taken


Joys of Josie, Lifestyle

Before I get into all the fabulous reasons every women should get boudoir photos taken, I’m gonna tell y’all a little story. Basically, I’m going to tell how you how I ended up posing nearly nude and yes… eventually nude for the sake of girl power, body positivity and because I just bloody felt like […]

March 16, 2018

Things I’ve Learned Since Becoming a Mom


Joys of Josie, Mom Life

People often ask me how old my daughter is and somewhere between months 13 and 21 I’ve lost track of how to count how long she’s been alive. She’s about 22 months now. I’m utter shit at counting and math in general. Probz a large reason why I do hair and nails… there’s minimal math. […]

March 7, 2018

Recent Reads


Books, Joys of Josie

Spoiler: I’m a book nerd. I’m sure you’ve figured that out by now so not exactly a spoiler but you know I gotta start this post some how. I go through these phases where I will devour book after book after book and then suddenly it takes me a whole month to finish a single […]

February 23, 2018

My Favorite Places to Buy Workout Clothes


Joys of Josie, Style

First off, I really intended on posting this on last Monday. And then life, sickness and laziness said lolz nope. So only a few days late and into a completely new month, here it is. Each night, usually around 9pm, something magical happens. With my toddler asleep in her crib and my husband occupied (surely […]

February 23, 2018

A Casual Weekend


Joys of Josie, Style

I’ve been telling myself for a long time that I needed to get an outfit post up. The last several times I’ve scheduled myself some outfit photos, I end up being like nah… I’m not digging my face. Or bleh… these just ain’t cute. Fool proof idea: I’ll do an outfit photo session on a […]

February 19, 2018

4 Things To Do Less Often in 2018


Joys of Josie, Lifestyle

I’ve been meaning to write this post for sometime. When I started to think about what I wanted my 2018 resolutions to be I also thought about bad habits and things I wanted to do less often in 2018 and BAM! a blog post idea. Almost a reverse resolution type thing. Cute, eh? So yeah, […]

February 12, 2018