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, […]

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Reasons Why Dry Shampoo is Your Hair’s New BFF

Beauty, Joys of Josie

Lately, I’ve been rattling on an awful lot about dry shampoo and its infinite magic. If you’re tired off listening to me rattle on and on, big apologies. Feel free to wander off somewhere else and check back when I’ve finally shut up about my newest obsession. Dry Shampoo is a life saver. I’m not […]

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Reasons Why I Love Valentine’s Day + My Valentine’s Day Wish List

Joys of Josie, Lifestyle

Fully aware that many of you probably hate Valentine’s Day. Also fully aware that specific lot of you either a) chose not to read this post, or b) scrolled right on down to the wish list. It’s cool, I ain’t mad. But… if you don’t mind, I’m going to rattle off some of the reasons […]

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My Biggest Mistakes As A New Mom


Mom Life, Uncategorized

This post contains affiliate links. Becoming a mom is hard. You tell me it’s all rainbows and sunshine for you and I will call you a liar. I can remember coming home from the hospital with Rory and Evan and I would constantly look at each other and have the same ‘deer in headlights’ look. […]

January 31, 2017

Rory’s Valentine’s Day Photos


Lifestyle, Mom Life

Back when Evan, Rory and I got family pictures in the fall the photographer, Ashlee, mentioned she was thinking about doing Valentine’s Day mini sessions and I immediately said SIGN ME UP! We went to get them done this past Tuesday and here are the finished products. I. am. obsessed. 

January 27, 2017

25 Ways to Fix a Bad Day


Lifestyle, Uncategorized

You left your lunch at home, spilled your coffee, locked your keys in your car and are an hour late for work. I’ve been there… and I’m betting you have too. It’s easily to let one mishap spiral out of control into an entire day of bad luck. You get home and declare it the […]

January 23, 2017

How Meal Planning Saved My Life


Lifestyle, Uncategorized

So maybe it didn’t save my life…but it did make me more organized. Nothing makes me feel more grown up, old and boring than when I utter the words ‘meal planning’. But the fact is, meal planning makes so much sense… oh, and I am getting old, and boring. Why does meal planning make so […]

January 17, 2017

Rory Josephine: 8 Month Update


Mom Life, Uncategorized

How is it possibly that my little sweet baby is 8 months old? I know every single mother says the same thing. We are completely at a loss for words for how fast time flies by. It seems like yesterday that they couldn’t hold their head up on their own and now… they are freaking […]

January 13, 2017

My Favorite Mascara


Style, Uncategorized

I was not blessed with wonderfully thick locks of hair that cascade down my back like mermaid hair. My hair is fine, like so fine I really thought I was going to need a wig after going through the whole postpartum shedding fiasco… and seriously? Who ever thought up that postpartum shedding gig needs to […]

January 12, 2017