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How We: Boost Our Family’s Immunity (and how you can, too!)

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Winter is upon us and I’ve been focusing back in on some of our family’s favorite immunity-boosting supplements and routines in order to keep us as healthy as possible during a year when I feel like sickness is proving to be worse than it’s been in recent years. After a winter last year where there was practically no sickness, I think we’re paying the price this year and making up for lost time. Remember: When you’re reading this post, we … Read More

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Holiday 2021 Gift Guide for Her

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Today I’m continuing with my holiday gift guides and sharing some of MY favorite products – aka a holiday gift guide for the women in your life. I hope this serves as a helpful and useful tool as you’re making your lists and checking them twice. Knock-Off Stone Diffuser I’ve had my eyes on the Vitruvi Stone Diffuser for years, and now that my diffuser finally bit the dust, I’m in the market for a new one. I just snagged … Read More

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THRIVE MARKET FAVES

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We have been using Thrive for a couple years now and it’s taken me a bit of time to find what about Thrive makes sense for our family and our budget. While I don’t buy a ton of the basic pantry items via Thrive (I feel like I can find the same quality locally) I do have a lengthy list of items I find easier + better to buy via Thrive. The small yearly membership fee pays for itself over … Read More

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2021 Christmas Gift Guide for Kids

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Hi, everyone! I did a little poll on Instagram asking you all about if you wanted gift guides early this year and the resounding answer was YES. I think we are all thinking about holiday shopping a bit earlier than usual this year, with shipping delays, port issues and shortages occurring everywhere. I am officially DONE shopping for the kids. Today I’ll be sharing with you both some of the new items we purchased for the kids this year (denoted … Read More

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Best Winter Gear for Kids

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I know it’s still “fake fall” right now in many areas of the country, but I’m always a little caught off guard when it goes from 80°F to 40°F in only a matter of weeks. (Hello, Iowa!) This year I’m getting ahead of the game and purchasing all the winter gear we need for the season before we actually need it, and it feels good to head into the next season prepared for what’s to come. I learned a LOT … Read More

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Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

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I’m a little ashamed to admit I *haven’t* had my first Pumpkin Spice Latte of the year. Yes, I love them (usually with oat milk, no whip and half the syrup, please) and no, I’m not ashamed to admit it. And while I haven’t been able to enjoy a PSL at home, I have been sipping on this amazing Pumpkin Pie Smoothie on the regular. Packed with pumpkin, protein, a bit of peanut butter (optional, but the extra fat really … Read More

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Favorite Affordable Tops Right Now

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I’ve been seriously impressed by the selection of tops at Target and Old Navy lately! As most of you know, my go-to formula has been these high end jeans (seriously SO good) and more budget-friendly tops. Most of the tops that I have been loving from Target have been from the Universal Thread line, which is their line of sustainable and Fair Trade Certified clothing. I had someone ask me on Instagram recently if I could put together a full … Read More

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A Simple Take on Toy Rotation

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When I shared about our toy organization and rotation system on Instagram this week, I got a lot of questions about what it actually looks like to rotate toys, and how to implement a toy rotation system. While I’m no toy or home management expert, I do feel like we have a pretty nice groove down for keeping toys accessible and within reach without feeling like they take over our entire house or that their are toys spilling out everywhere … Read More

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My Experience: Getting My Colors Done

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Hi Friends! Today I am sharing all about the experience of having my colors done with House of Colour Siouxland. I went with my mom and my girls to see Amber at HOC for my mom’s birthday gift. It was such a fun outing to do together, and since sharing about my experience I’ve gotten questions about the process and what it was like, what I learned, and how it’s going to impact my clothing selections going forward. In short, … Read More

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Fall “Capsule” Wardrobe

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Summer is winding down, and as sad as I am to see the sweet summer days fade away, I am definitely getting eager for football, fall clothes, and cozy evenings. After having my colors done this summer with Amber of House of Colour Siouxland, I’ve been inspired to update + curate my wardrobe to fit my color season. My biggest takeaway for fall after having my colors done: swap out my staple black for brown tones like camel, chocolate and … Read More

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Lake House Finished Product!

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Our lake house is DONE! Well, the inside is done. The outside still has plenty of projects to keep us busy over the next few years, but it’s nice to have the inside complete in time for summertime. We have already put the lake house to use many weekends this summer and we look forward to finding many ways to use this house in the many years to come. The theme for this house was light + bright with plenty … Read More

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Let’s Talk Body Image + Nutrition with The Gentle Nutritionist, Lisa Nolting

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Hi, friends! Today I’m SO excited to share with you a conversation I had with a friend of mine, nutritionist Lisa Nolting. Lisa and I have known each other for a few years over social media and have connected over our shared love for clean products (Beautycounter) our shared love for my alma mater (ISU! Where she worked for almost a decade as a nutritionist) and our strong belief that diet culture is NOT the path to living a healthy, … Read More