Baby Baxter is a … BOY! For this child, we have prayed. 💙 Oh baby boy, how loved you are! God made you perfectly for us, and you have quickly become our everything. As many of you have probably seen, we are having a BOY, and we couldn’t be more thrilled!!
We decided to do it up big for our gender reveal since this is our first baby we’re expecting, and it was such a special night that we will cherish forever. We invited our closest friends and family to The Press Room in Knoxville, TN on a cold night in December, right before Christmas. And oh yeah …
This is a master list of all sales and deals I’ve been notified about so far for all Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales going on. I’ll be updating this list every day until Cyber Week is over, so check back often (as I may include updates multiple times per day for you guys). If one of the retailers below is left blank right now, that means that I’m waiting to hear from the brand about their Black Friday deals coming up and I’ll update that retailer soon.
Another thing to note about this list is that every retailer is displayed in alphabetical order, by category, with all the discount codes you’ll need to know …
Next boat season may look a little different for us because there’s gonna be a new captain in town … WE’RE HAVING A BABY!!!
We are thrilled to finally share the sweetest news that Baby Baxter is coming on board in June 2020! I’m almost speechless, still, and don’t really know where to even start to explain the past few months to y’all, but one thing I know for sure is that we are absolutely over the moon about this amazing blessing that God has given us …
I’m so excited to introduce you all to my sister, @thebritwilliams, as she takes us on a trip down memory lane. From her wedding day almost 8 years ago, to this very day celebrating Baby Williams at her favorite venue, the Capitol Theatre has simply become part of who her family is. Keep reading to take a look inside her special wedding day and recent gender reveal!
Hey beautiful! This year’s Cyber Week deals are out of this world, and I’m so excited to share them with you! Here’s a list to start shopping from, and I’ll be adding to this post throughout the weekend and on Cyber Monday! Check back often for updates and new discount codes, and as always, thank you so much for shopping through my links! I’m here to help you in anyway I can!
Simply click on the retailer’s name below (or the photos listed below the retailers) to shop the best deals of the year! Happy shopping! 🙂
About a month ago, I loaded up with my girl, @heatherpoppie, and headed straight for Viva Las Vegas! We went for a blogger weekend meetup to connect with some of our friends in the industry, who we don’t get to see too often (since we all live in different parts of the country). We had such a BLAST (as you can tell in the photos below), and I got to hug the necks of old friends, as well as, meet a few new ones! This industry is so supportive and full of fun gals that I am forever grateful to […]
TJ and I recently traveled to Hawaii for vacation, and it was absolutely amazing! It had been a place on our bucket list for years, and we knew we wanted to visit before starting a family. I had been to Oahu when I was in middle school, but TJ had never been to Hawaii at all so it was a must see for us! We didn’t realize it until we got there, but this vacation was actually the first trip (just the two of us) since our honeymoon over two years ago! Over the past couple of years, we have always traveled with family or friends as well, so it was nice getting away just the two of us again. We loved the special quality time!
We split our 10-day trip in half between Maui and Oahu (travel guide for Oahu coming soon). The first five days, we stayed in Maui, and WOW. Just wow! It is officially one of my all time favorite places I’ve ever traveled to. It’s an absolute dream, and everything there is so beautiful! The natural beauty of the entire island is like nothing I’ve ever seen before. It’s truly breathtaking! The relaxing beaches, fun adventures, and warm aloha spirit from Maui locals made us quickly fall in love with this tropical destination.
Sometimes, you gotta boss up & create your own lane.
When I started on this blogging journey 2 years ago, I never knew what it would turn into or how many wonderful people I would meet along the way. I never knew that taking a leap of faith into my “own lane” would lead me to today. I was SO nervous to take this blog full time almost a year later and even more afraid to become my own boss. But God lit up this “lane” so perfectly and practically stepped on the gas pedal for me to lead me in the right direction …
We had the most incredible stay at the Hilton Midtown in the heart of New York City for fashion week 2018. I mentioned our stay in my New York Fashion Week Recap, but as promised, I’m sharing a few more details about the hotel with you all and why it’s the best option to book for future trips to the Big Apple.
New York Hilton Midtown genuinely exceeded our expectations, and we’ll definitely be booking another stay there in the future. From the bellmen to the front desk assistants to the doormen hauling taxis to the managers, we experienced nothing but amazing quality, friendly service.
A recent sermon at our church really opened my eyes about how important it is to simply spread love and kindness throughout our every day lives. In this life, we’ve all been at that moment where we feel like we are needed for so many things or we are being pulled in a thousand different directions. Or what about those times when we’ve felt like we haven’t been the best friend, wife, mom, sister, employee, etc? We’re all human, and we’ve all been there. BUT we all seem to forget far too often that our main purpose on this earth is just to love God and love others. That’s it! We are just called to LOVE. That’s the main thing God asks of us, and it’s really a much easier task than we make it out to be. I think we just sometimes let those efforts of love and kindness slip away from our busy day-to-day schedules.
Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve really tried hard to step away from some things (like working until midnight) to make time for the things/people that matter most. I’ve also tried to make a conscious effort to put a smile on a stranger’s face or do something nice for someone else that I come in contact with daily. Now, I’m not telling you all this to ‘brag’ — not my intention here at all — but just to say that if I can do all of this, you can too! I’m the queen of saying, “I can’t … I don’t have time,” which in most of my cases is probably true, but the point is that I’ve had to learn how to make time. I’ve forced myself to physically think about how I can brighten up someone else’s day. It’s all about choices and deciding that you are going to help make this world a better place. It may sound cliche, sure … but just think how much happier this crazy world would be if we would simply do what we’re called to do: love God & love others. Here are some ways that we can all spread love and kindness in the world every day …