APP-y Hour

Being within the social media realm at work and a stereotypical millennial, I come across of a lot of different phone applications.  I've compiled five of my favorite iPhone apps that have gotten me through life (work or play) one way or another.  Think of it as my Myspace Top Friends if you will. (If you didn't get… Continue reading APP-y Hour


Protein Packed Chili

I’m sure you aren’t surprised to learn that the Smith family has a secret crock pot chili recipe.  While I won’t be sharing all of our secrets I plan on giving you a little taste of a one of my favorite Fall crock pot dishes.  I tried to make this as simplistic as possible because… Continue reading Protein Packed Chili


Devlin & Greg

Capturing unforgettable moments like this makes me want to take up photography as more than just a hobby.   A couple weeks ago I had the terrifyingly, fun pleasure of being able to shoot my sister and future brother-in-law's engagement photos.  Not only did we only shoot for a half hour—we ended up having flawless… Continue reading Devlin & Greg


Chocolate+PB Protein Balls

You literally cannot go wrong by rollin' up these bad boys for guilt free snacking. They are so easy and oh, so tasty.  Between Pinterest to Google I understand there are more than a few different sites that ultimately make the same delicious balls. To be honest I'm about to drop something extremely similar so I don't expect any… Continue reading Chocolate+PB Protein Balls

Get Rich or DIY trying

Wooden Hexagon Wall Hangs

As I embarked on the great trip to Utah with James I brought a couple of things to make our apartment feel like a home.  However it wasn't nearly enough to decorate the entire place.  While I know decor shouldn't be on my priority list—it does feel nice to be surrounded by wonderful little things. Obviously… Continue reading Wooden Hexagon Wall Hangs


5 Quotes to Live by According to Joanna Gaines

I think there's something to be said about little girls stealing quotes from their favorite celebrities and the pop culture faces plastered on their bedroom walls.  However, Joanna and Chip Gaines are not the celebrities we swooned over in the past.  After reading their book, The Magnolia Story, I found so many humbling truths about… Continue reading 5 Quotes to Live by According to Joanna Gaines


Tiny Reminders

  Working from home allows me some much needed time for myself.  However, never underestimate the company that Netflix has to offer.  Since September 2016 I have been an avid Netflix consumer (all day, everyday.) I have tackled shows like: Orange is the New Black—again, NCIS, How I Met Your Mother, Criminal Minds, and currently The… Continue reading Tiny Reminders


The Transition: M̶I̶D̶WEST

It's been almost exactly a month since I have made the big move to Utah.  So far everything has been going great. However, moving hasn't been the only adversity I have faced by being in Logan. Our first weekend in Cache Valley consisted of shoveling 20 inches of snow and enduring negative temperatures (-35 wind… Continue reading The Transition: M̶I̶D̶WEST