What’s Your Online Personality? Consider These Online Safety Tips

online safety tips

This is a Fashionista Events opportunity Have you ever considered if you have an online personality? Have your posts become so predictable that you’ve become a social media cliché? Do you ever consider the impact of your behavior online? As a blogger, I often share personal information online, but I try to be very careful about protecting myself and my family in a variety of ways. Here are my personal online safety tips: Don't Share Your Location I do not share my actual town, only my ge Continue Reading...

Wordless Wednesday: Family Vacation

Wordless Wednesday - Family Vacation

Happy Wordless Wednesday For some of the country, kids are already returning to school. We have a few more weeks. It's been a really fun summer so far. Here are some highlights from a recent trip to New Hampshire's White Mountains. If you ever get the chance, it's a great place to visit! An InLinkz Link-up Continue Reading...

7 Best Yoga Poses For Weight Loss

7 Best Yoga Stretches For Weight Loss

For many people, yoga is not the first thing that comes to mind to aid in weight loss. In fact, there are countless yoga poses that are perfect for this goal. So, if you are looking to lose weight, here are the 7 yoga poses to help you reach your weight loss goals. Not only will these poses help shed the flab, but will also help you tone up your body. 7 Fabulous Yoga Poses For Weight Loss 1. Tadasana – Mountain Pose: A very basic stretching pose, it helps you know your physical and sp Continue Reading...

Time for Another Comeback – Back to School Challenge

back to school challenge

Yup, it's that time again. It's time to make another comeback. We all need them from time to time. My last "comeback" focused on updating my wardrobe. This time, I am trying to bounce back from an illness. I had an infection in May that caused a major setback in my fitness. It was in my pelvis (sorry if that's TMI) so it affected practically all movement except for walking. The infection took FOREVER to get under control. I also needed to change my birth control, which has caused a return of Continue Reading...

Clean Eating Tips

clean eating tips

What is Clean Eating? There’s always a lot of buzz going around about eating clean.  But what exactly does that mean?   Eat organic? Low carbs?  Low Fat?  Eggs or no eggs? “If it didn’t come from the Earth or have a mother, don’t eat it.” ~Jillian Michaels Clean eating is choosing to eat whole, unprocessed, unmodified and unrefined foods.  Sources of these foods include lean meats, eggs, fruits, vegetables, coconut, avocado, olives and pressed oils. Here are a few tips to help make it eas Continue Reading...

10 Back to School Ideas

back to school ideas

It's nearly back to school time. Can you believe it? Here are some fun ideas to help celebrate the occasion and make the return a bit more fun for your kids. Back to School Printables Here is a super cute printable for those back to school photos. I'll need the 4th and 6th grader cards. I can't believe my kids are getting that old. WOW! Back to School Treats Send your kids off with a special treat in their lunch box or welcome them home with these yummy cupcakes. Back to School Continue Reading...

J.Jill Brings Style and Comfort to my Wardrobe

JJill Dresses

J.Jill Brings Style and Comfort to my Wardrobe I have been a long time fan of J.Jill. I love that their styles are so comfortable and easy to wear. I was provided with this simple printed linen dress. It has go-to style an A-line silhouette and on-seam pockets. Wearing it loose as above makes for great a cool dress for hot summer days or a swimsuit cover up. As the nights get a little cooler, adding a cardigan and belt amps up the style a bit. I love the tribal inspired print. Continue Reading...

Win $1000 Wardrobe from Karina Dresses Giveaway

Karina Dresses - Nora

It's time once again for the monthly Karina Dresses giveaway. Yippeee! Here is your chance to win $1000 worth of Karina dresses. You will LOVE them for sure. They are truly my favorite dresses in my wardrobe. Check out my latest review of the Nora. Isn't she fabulous? A little more about Karina Dresses All Karina dresses are made right in the USA in Brooklyn, NY! All Karina Dresses are machine washable and wrinkle-free (perfect for spring breaks or summer vacations). I am sure to get a Continue Reading...

Confident, Beautiful & Fabulous with Karina Dresses

Karina Dresses - Nora

As with my past Karina Dresses reviews, I continue to be in love with their style and comfort. I think this dress is my new favorite. She is called the Nora. As you can see, this dress features a shoulder cap sleeve with a v-neck bodice. I love that this print will translate easily into fall as well. Karina Dresses always provides so many great prints to choose from. Here are just a few: The Nora is so flattering on many shapes and sizes. I love the cut and style. The full skirt that just Continue Reading...

Summer Fitness Fashions – Goodbye Black Bottoms

Colorful Summer Fitness Fashion with Fabletics

Colorful Summer Fitness Fashions I love spicing up my fitness wardrobe. Typically, I ad a boost of color and flare to my tops, but my bottoms are usually black for all of the reasons that women usually wear black bottoms. Well, I am finally stepping out of my comfort zone and I got an amazing pair of print capris from Fabletics. I did balance it out with a black tank, but I love the way their sports bra pops out around the racerback tank. I have written two reviews about Fabletics in Continue Reading...

Easy Vegetarian Appetizers for a Book Club Gathering

Easy Appetizers for a Book Club Gathering

Thank you MorningStar Farms for sponsoring this post. MorningStar Farms is great for any occasion. It's Good Food for Good Times! Easy Vegetarian Appetizers for a Book Club Gathering When I host book club, I am all about creating healthy and easy appetizers. We also have a vegetarian in our club so I like to create options that she can enjoy as well. I decided to try the new MorningStar Farms Baja Black Bean Pizza and create stuffed peppers with the Mediterranean Chickpea veggie burge Continue Reading...