What’s In My Carry On + Short Life Update

Hey friends! Happy Monday! This blog post is coming to you straight from the Aspen Airport/somewhere in the air between Aspen, CO and Dallas, TX! I’m heading to Dallas for a ‘mailer camp’ this week. TBH, I’m not even totally sure what that means or what I’m in for. Someone…

5 Sanity & Time Saving Moving Tips

Mossimo Supply Co. Velour Joggers // Lush Cold Shoulder Ruffle Top // Socks // Block Heel Booties We moved!!! Againnn… I don’t really like to consider myself an expert at anything but if I HAD to, moving would be high up on the list. Mike and I moved to Colorado in…

7 Healthy Habits I’m {Re-}Introducing To My Life

For a long time there I was spiraling down a rabbit hole that I wasn’t sure I’d ever find a way out of. And to be totally honest with you, I wasn’t sure I wanted to. For years all I’ve had to hold onto were feelings of deep sadness, anger,…

She’s Not So Filtered – An Honest Life Update + Future …

I’m feeling punny today (yes, punny – not funny) which is how I came to title this post She’s Not So Filtered – An Honest Life Update. I hope other people get it and this isn’t another one of those scenario’s where I’m the only one who understands what I’m…

My Secret Weapon to De-Stress On The Go

Do you guys know what ruminating is? It’s okay if you don’t because I didn’t until a few days ago either. To ruminate is to go over something in your mind repeatedly. I do that a lot. But like in an excessive, unhealthy manner. Like when I have to text…

9 Silly First World Problems that Make Me Grateful

Sometime’s life throw us so much ‘ish that it can be easy to forget to stop and smell the roses. I know that lately I haven’t exactly been a bundle of joy to be around. In fact, I’m pretty sure it’s fair to say I’ve been quite the Debbie Downer. Like…

Fueling Up For An Off Roading Jeep Adventure

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and it’s advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SToKCoffee #Cbias #CollectiveBias For a while there I was refusing to accept that fall is just around the corner. It’s been noticeably colder in the mornings yet I’ve been silently protesting the change…

6 Reasons Why Day Dates are AWESOME

There’s like some weird stigma with day dates about how they are a bad sign and automatically put you in the friend-zone. But liiiikkkeee… Can someone please tell me why?! Personally, day dates are used to be my jam. (Ya know, back when I was single and ready to mingle) Now…

A Summer Day in My Life Living in Aspen, CO

This post is sponsored by Spindrift® and Her Campus Media. All opinions and experiences are my own. I feel like most people have heard of Aspen, Colorado right? Or at least seen Dumb and Dumber? I actually don’t fall under the latter category but I’ve heard it’s a really funny…

15 Distraction TV Shows for When You’re Sad

TBH, I feel SO awkward right now Awkward like you know when you aren’t 100% sure if your dress is stuck in your underwear as you’re leaving the bathroom? No? That doesn’t happen to you? Oh okay, well moving on. I feel awkward because I almost always write with purpose.…

How to Master Bicycle Chic in 3 Easy Steps

Admittedly, this post was scheduled on my editorial calendar for the middle of June but breaking a foot can really eff up your blog schedule more than expected. Fine, truth be told I’ve never once actually published a blog post on the day I had it scheduled (don’t tell my…

A Coffee Addicts Secret for a Bright White Smile

Thank you to White With Style for sponsoring this post. All opinions & experiences are my own. Be sure to use code MichelleP28 for 90% off your purchase!  I find total bliss in that first cup of steaming hot coffee in the morning when my eyes are still not fully open.…

3 Daily Habits for Happiness and Getting Out of a Slump

Disclaimer* I’ve been only doing these for like 4 days but boy do I feel a hell of a lot better! Truth: I’ve been riding the struggle bus for a while now and I haven’t been totally sure how to write about it. Up until about a year ago, I’ve…