• Savvy Sassy School Days Twitter Party

    Savvy Sassy School Days Twitter Party

    It’s that time again and what better way to kick off the new school year than with a Savvy Sassy School Days Twitter Party! We’re teaming up with our friends at Savvy Sassy Moms on Wednesday, August 24th at 6 p.m. PST/8 pm CST/9 p.m. EST for a fun hour of back-to-school chat about everything to start the […] Read more…

  • My2K Tour

    Boyband Crush: MY2K Tour Chicago

    Move over Bieber it’s time to bring back the girl and boy bands.  Who knew how much I missed jamming out to a group of hot guys talented musicians performing in matching outfits, choreographed dances and synchronized hand movements?? Let me say when it comes to throwing down – 98°, O-Town, Ryan Cabrera and Dream – they’ve […] Read more…


  • DIY Coconut Rose Oil Conditioner Tutorial

    Coconut Rose Oil Conditioner Tutorial

    You guys know how much I love essential oils and let’s not forget April’s popular 9 beauty uses for coconut oil. This got pinned 95 times! So when I found a recipe that combines both to create a Coconut Rose Oil Conditioner, I just had to share. I am truly obsessed with coconut oil. In addition […] Read more…

  • Chemical Free Hair Products for Kids SoCozy Hair Care

    Chemical-Free Hair Products for Kids: SoCozy now in CVS

    Thank you SoCozy for sponsoring this post. I love that my oldest daughter is finally at the age where she’s interested in caring for her own hair. After a recent trip to the salon where she begged for a cute bob, it became obvious it was time she learned how to style her hair at home and […] Read more…


  • Sporty Sandals for Summer

    StyleWatch: Sporty Sandals for Summer

    No matter how you feel about sporty sandals, last year it was a hot trend that’s making a comeback. Personally I’ve been in love with the Birkenstock Gizeh for years and replaced my last pair with these. {Don’t knock it’ till ya try it}. What makes sporty sandals so appealing is the thicker footbed and cushy arch […] Read more…

  • Resort Chic

    Resort Chic: 5 Looks to Rock Your Next Vacation

    A spring vacation is almost a necessity in the Midwest. The snow turns to slush, the skies continue to loom grey and gloomy, and wanderlust starts creeping into our psyche. Dreams of sun-drenched beaches, dinners lit by sunset on the sand and that ocean breeze all beckon our overworked and downtrodden soul. A vacation is […] Read more…


  • Making breakfast a little more exciting with oatmeal banana smoothie bowls paired with goodnessknows snack squares!

    Oatmeal Banana Smoothie Bowl

    Have you seen the back to school posts on Facebook this week? Where the heck did summer go?? Not that I’m complaining but we’ve been having ourselves a good ole time hanging at the pool, staying up late, eating more than our fair share of ice cream and just having fun. Now it’s time to start […] Read more…

  • Jicama Fries Recipe 21 Day

    Jicama Fries

    It wasn’t until taking the 21 Day Sugar Detox, I tried jicama or considered jicama fries. Jicama {pronounced hee-cama} is a root vegetable originating from Mexico, part of the legume family and grows on vines. Oddly enough it’s low in calories, high in important nutrients and the carb content is lower than most of the jicama’s counterparts. […] Read more…