Things I’m loving

I thought since we are getting to know each other all over again after my extremely long blog break, I would share some of my favorite things with you.

In no particular order…
happy hour with jamie ivey

Guys If we have spoken in the last year or you follow me on social media, you know I am obsessed with the Happy Hour with Jamie Ivey Podcast..
Like listened to 140 episodes in less than a year and am an currently caught up on all shows. I am not sure why Wednesday takes so long to get here each week. A girl just wants her happy hour!
I love so much about this podcast it’s: Inspirational, challenging, informative, a blessing, full of Jesus and real women. Sometimes I laugh out loud, cry hard, or just feel all the feels. There is something for everyone on these podcasts. And if you are really lucky, like so lucky you win tickets to a live recording, you go make a week trip out of it and meet your favorite podcast hostess ever.

happy hour live

greenroom notebooks

I have a mild addiction to notebooks. I use them for everything. And each notebook has a purpose. Sermon notes, blog stuff, weekly to do lists, bible studies, youth group, prayers, DIY projects, home stuff, ect. I love having the notebooks fit nicely together in one place. A few years ago i came across these Greenroom 6×8 sprial notebooks and I haven’t strayed from them since. I love the size of them, the quality, and of course the colors. I’ve only had polka dot ones until recently when they come out with a fun western-tribal one *swoon* I’ve only ever found them at target and and that’s okay because i love target more than most.

watermelon Lemonade candle
I could have everything in my house smell like watermelon lemonade and NEVER be sick of it. My husband and I love burning this candle. It literally makes the world seem better. We did try the wall flowers of this scent and they were not strong enough. But the candle is and that’s enough for me. If only they made this scent in lotions, laundry soap, dryer sheets, and bath gel. You can grab one for yourself at Bath and Body Works.


Starbucks Teavana® Shaken Iced Tea Lemonades. These will give your body all the happy feels inside. I pretty much get one of these every time I am at Target and if we are friends on Instagram you have seen in my stores that I go to target at least 2 times a week. My favorites are the Iced Peach Green Tea Lemonade with a pump of Mango syrup (pictured below) and the Passion Tea Lemonade with Raspberry syrup. (pictured above)

starbucks peach tea lemonade

NYX butter gloss
I am not usually a lip gloss person but Erin from Cotton Stem shared for love for and thought what the heck i’ll try it. Let’s just say I own 3 now and 1 is almost gone because i wear them everyday! I started it the color CRÈME BRULE, which is a soft pink/nude color. Next I purchased MADELEINE, this is a nice taupe nude color. But my new favorite is my most recent purchase FORTUNE COOKIE. It’s the perfect light shimmery nude that I want to wear all day everyday! I even wear it when I am still in my PJ’s. You can buy NYX butter gloss at any drugstore or most grocery stores. Of course you can buy it at target!

Now I’ve given you enough of my favorite things to satisfy your soul, your belly, your thoughts, and of course your lips. What are you loving these days?



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Sinner turned saint. Lover of Jesus. DIY crafter. Mom of 3. Blogger. Friend. married to her high school sweetheart. I blogs to share about the things I love. My hope is that my love for crafting, Jesus, family, and food will inspire you to try something new. If you enjoy what you read, don’t forget to subscribe to my blog!

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