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colorful life + style blogger | native nashvillian | wife and mom to two darling little ladies | bringing you all the happy you can handle

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It’s been quite awhile since I did a blog post about the random nonsense that makes me ME and I always love giving insight as to the quirky things that make us all SO dang unique = let’s face it, we all have those weird tidbits of info that distinguish us, so I thought I’d […]

25 things you don’t know about me

Life + Style

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It’s no surprise I love shopping small. And when my excitement of fashion combines with an incredible blogging friend and fellow girl boss I’ve known for years, it’s an absolute love affair I couldn’t wait to share with you. Say hello to Shop Harringtons — your ultimate walk in closet for stellar finds from the […]

dress obsessed with shop harringtons

fashion + beauty

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You spoke loud and clear… more back to school styling options for your little ladies. I know it can be challenging + overwhelming all at the same time when trying to wrangle the picky princesses to get some much needed school ensemble shopping taken care of, so I am attempting to take the hard stuff […]

stylish finds for your little fashionistas

Family + Kids

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Cue the waterworks, or maybe the confetti = depends on the day if I am being blatantly honest. I cannot believe the day has come for theses babies of mine to go back to school. I’ve officially got a 5th and 4th grader and our days at our beloved elementary school are winding down [that’s […]

And Just Like That… Back to School is Here

Family + Kids

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Once in a blue moon, one of my beloved retailers brings out the big guns with COLORFUL home finds that make me go weak in the knees. You’ve seen it before with Jungalow and now they are whipping up something truly magical when they debut the Tabitha Brown for Target Home Collection later this weekend! […]

tabitha brown for target

home and food

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It’s no surprise I love a good staycation and Nashville has SO many boutique hotels to choose from with a variety of options any tourist would love to visit that I wanted to start doing a little roundup of some of my favorite locales to add as one of your next places to stay the […]

The Perfect Nash Staycation at the Fairlane Hotel

Travel

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One of my goals for this year has been to read a book a month. I could’ve set some lofty goal for myself, but I was attemtping to be practical and I am making it happen. 6 books in 6 months and almost done with July’s book as well. Reading before bed totally helps me […]

good reads… books i read the first half of 2022

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Tell me this caption makes you start singing “when I wake up in the morning”… yep, brings back my childhood love affair of Zach Morris that’s for sure! This post has been one many of you have been asking for as I know you’re knee deep in back to school preparations for your littles, too. […]

saved by the bell… back to school style

Family + Kids

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Guess who’s back?!?!?! Making your weekday happier and trying to help you shop smartly + much more savvy with with an all new Amazon favorites feature here on the blog!! One of everyone’s favorite monthly installments is back with a TON of fashionable finds that won’t break the bank, random assortments of items that are […]

amazon favorites | july 2022 edition

fashion + beauty

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Adding another destination to our list of family friendly places we’ve visited. Lucky for us, we were heading to Myrtle Beach for Carson’s national dance championships and so we wanted to make it a majorly fun family trip out of this adventure and that’s exactly what we did. Needless to say, it was a trip […]

family fun in myrtle beach, south carolina

Travel

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In the summertime, salad reigns for what I want to bring to a friends’ house for a cookout or something I can whip up easily for dinner to pair along what Jeff makes on the grill. I went to Recipe Runner for this absolutely delish side salad [or a main entree if you add a […]

good eats | berry pesto pasta salad

home and food

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I’ve been wanting to do this for almost a year and I finally bit the bullet. Long story short: my previous website design + overall branding never got “finished” and I felt as though it was just a placeholder for the time being. If you’ve been here for the long haul, you know my former […]

the new look of hello happiness

Life + Style

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I know it’s still July and the back to school chaos seems like it’s lightyears away, but in reality our kids go back oh so soon, which means teachers and staff are already prepping their classrooms, making their wishlists and I’m hoping we can help some incredible friends out there to fulfill their classoom needs. […]

giving back for good… the 2022 teacher wish lists

Family + Kids

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Oh goodness, I know real time pictures, videos and try-ons help when you’re shopping the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale because it can get WAY overwhelming when you’re searching hundreds of slae pages online and everything starts looking OH so somilar… so I am attempting to streamline your shopping experience and make this easy peasy and painless! […]

my official 2022 nsale try-on

fashion and beauty

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It’s back… everyone’s favorite mid-summer sale where you can preview the latest and greatest for fall AND save big! Known as the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, it’s the time to stock up and save on BRAND NEW ARRIVALS for everything under the sun, including sweaters + cardigans, sneakers + boots, all the active + athleisure, fun […]

the nordstrom sale 2022 edition… my top picks

fashion + beauty

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She did it… and by she I mean ME! I didn’t think I was going to have the time to round up another version of everyone’s favorite Splurge Vs. Save before we left for our big nationals dance trip but it happened and it’s a GOOD one. I love a fab designer dupe when you […]

june 2022 amazon favorites

fashion + beauty

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Pillow perfection… they come in many forms and it’s one of my most favorite ways to integrate texture, shape, color and pattern into any ordinary space. And since summer has us wanting to entertain outdoors as much as possible and spend plenty of mornings sipping coffee on the patio, I thought it was high time […]

outdoor pillows for a stellar oasis

home and food

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The kitchen is FINALLY open again… I’ll admit I’ve not been in the mood to cook for quite awhile. Honestly, when you’re playing chauffeur to the kids 5 days a week and you’re not at home to eat together, it usually has us grabbing meals on the go or making something speedy once we are […]

good eats | kale and brussel sprout salad

home and food

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Wake me up before you go go!! The only thing I want to do this weekend is catch up on some major SLEEP… Carson’s birthday sleepover festivities are tonight so there’s a very slim chance of that happening, but one can wish, right?!?! Not to mention the fact that it’s Father’s Day on Sunday, so […]

sweet dreams are made of these

fashion and beauty

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Temps near 100 this week in Nashville means summer has ARRIVED… but a long as it’s going to be hot + humid, you can at least look cool and put together with a simple summer sundress [or two]. I just checked out the all new June debut from BuddyLove… one of the best southern, boho […]

the june debut with buddylove

fashion + beauty

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You know I have been a fan of Walmart’s Gap Home line since it debuted, but now it’s gotten even better as they’ve introduced a brand new kid’s line and it’s serving up all things cuteness and color!! The prices in this collection truly can’t be beat and the quality is just as good. I […]

summer refresh with gap kids home

home and food

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When I dip you dip, we dip! Swim season is in full effect over here and I am living for days by the pool, spent lounging at the lake and of course I’m counting down the days until I am beachside with my babies in tow. There is ALWAYS a reason to style up new […]

life is cool by the pool… summer style with jcrew

fashion and beauty

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If you’ve been here for the long run, you know I used to match my minis every chance I could get. Yeah, those times are LONG gone and so are the days where I had the ultimate say as to what they would wear when walking out of the house each day. They truly have […]

styled by caroline… what 10 year olds want to wear

Family + Kids

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You know I LOVE a good deal and steal king of holiday… and it seems like many of my go-to brands and retailers have been thinking the exact same thing = they want to show you the savings to kick off summer in a big way. So here is a roundup of ALL the incredible […]

all the memorial day sales

fashion + beauty

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Oh goodness how has it been 5 months since I’ve done a proper Amazon Favorites on the blog?!?! It used to be a monthly installment you all begged for, but let’s be honest, life got busy and it fell to the backburner BUT I assure you it’s back in a BIG way to kick off […]

may amazon favorites

fashion and beauty

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One of the best sales of the year has arrived… the Serena & Lily Memorial Day Sale! it is oh so rare to find a sitewide sale from this beloved retailer so you’ll want to take full advantage of the 20% OFF and stock up on all your must haves for the summer season. They […]

Serena & Lily Style… The Annual Memorial Day Sale

Life + Style

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Talk about a hump day sensation… my dear friend Cassie from Hi Sugarplum has launched her long-awaited Hello Summer Collection with the gang from Gibsonlook and I’ll be honest when I say it’s totally worth the wait! Starting with from bold colors of the Caribbean island Curacao and Cassie’s love of travel, it’s a dreamworthy […]

hello summer… hi sugarplum x gibsonlook

fashion + beauty

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If you’ve been following along via Instagram, you have seen us traveling down to the beach, back and forth over the past few months as we worked our magic to make another beachside property a bit more HAPPY otherwise known as The House of Palms 30a. [see my first announcement blog post and inspriation board […]

the big reveal | the house of palms 30a

home design

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It’s no wonder I was born in summer… it’s the season I count down to all year and it’s almost here!! Sure, it doesn’t “technically” begin until June, but around these parts it feels like the warm weather is here to stay so it’s time to officially step into summer feeling like your best dressed […]

the colors of summer … my newest hello happiness x avara launch

fashion and beauty

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Short season is here!!! Get those gorgeous legs out from under those pesky pants and let them breathe a litle bit in summer. For me, that means lots of sprints + cardio coupled with squats and lunges for good measure = legs have always been my problem area so I have to keep at it […]

the long and short of it

fashion + beauty

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There is something to say about a retailer I started shopping in my early 20’s and still love it even now… it’s classic, stylish, budget friendly and their new arrivals NEVER fail me when I’m on the hunt for adorable dresses + rompers, savvy separates to mix and match and of course accessories made for […]

loving life in loft

fashion and beauty

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I gravitate towards the color… no surprise there. But your anything but basic black and white ensemble can make a major moment with your daily style too and today’s blog post is showing you the ways to step up and make neutrals look even more fashion forward in fun + interesting ways. Never a dull […]

anything but basic black and white

fashion and beauty

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Let’s be honest, all I want for Mother’s Day is a day to sleep in, rest and relax… and then repeat it all over again! Gone are the days where I dreamed of extravagant gifts = just give me the calm and not so chaotic and I’ll be one happy mama. You feel me or […]

mother’s day 2022… gifts worth gifting

Family + Kids

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Saturday May 7th… mark your calendars!!! Not only is it a big weekend for us mamas out there, but it’s themost exciting two minutes of sports, otherwise known as the Kentucky Derby. Gone are the days where we used to tailgate it up at our local Steeplechase soiree, but I know many of you are […]

and they are off to the races… my go-to derby day looks

fashion + beauty

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Years in the making… basically since we released my Camo Neoprene Tote way back in 2020, the ladies at Social Threads and I started brainstorming about a way to make the beloved bag even bigger + better AND perfect for weekend getaways. So, finally we put pen to paper, got to drawing and working on […]

the perfect weekender… my newest debut with social threads

fashion and beauty

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BONJOUR!!! I think it’s going to be a LONG time before I call myself fluent in French or anything along those lines, but we gave it our best shot when we visited Paris for Spring Break and I think I am still euphoric about the entire trip… I’ll be honest, I had high expectations, but […]

a postcard from paris.. our recap from the city of love

Travel

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It’s no secret how much I adore Judith March and all they have to offer. After years of working with their wonderful team with try-ons, photoshoots and highlighting other products I love to give AND receive, I am honored and excited to share that I have collaborated with the them to bring you two of […]

getting custom + cute with judith march

fashion and beauty

jcrew mommy and me favorites featured by Hello Happiness

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Sometimes they will appease me and it seems to be getting more rare by the day, but this mama will take any matching mommy and me opportunity she can get.. hey, beggars can’t be choosers afterall! Our latest looks hail from the classic, all-American style that is JCrew and to make matters even more exciting, […]

jcrew mommy and me favorites

fashion + beauty

diff eyewear sunglasses styled by top Nashville fashion blogger, Hello Happiness.

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It’s true… I am a sunglasses hoarder. Depending on my mood, I’ll pull a pair of aviators if I’m feeling classic, a little more cat eye for the fashion forward, or something totally fun + playful for outside adventures. Case in point, today’s post is dedicated to all things DIFF EYEWEAR. I’ve worn their sunglasses […]

the shade of it all: diff eyewear sunglasses

fashion and beauty

Spring 2022 LTK Sale featured by top US fashion blogger, Hello Happiness

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It’s that time again… the LTK Spring Sale is back and better than ever with even more brands and retailers participating in all the retail shopping therapy! I will be highlighting some of my favorite retailers including Abercrombie, Petal and Pup, Tarte Cosmetics, Colleen Rothschild, and Aerie. For all the specifics and so you can […]

The Spring 2022 LTK Sale

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family easter outfits featured by top Nashville fashion blogger, Hello Happiness.

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Never you mind… my inbox has been overflowing the past few weeks asking for ALL the Easter ensembles and I was trying to get this one queued up so you still have plenty of time to shop for all the festivities and fun with the family. One of my favorite spring holidays to shop for, […]

family easter outfits

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6 day Paris itinerary featured by Hello Happiness.

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I made you wait long enough haven’t I??? Contrary to what some may think, trying to recap travel can be very, very long. I’m long-winded anyways and when you get to experience a trip like this and want to be sure to include every detail, it becomes even more mammoth. SO, I thought I’d break […]

our paris adventure: the full itinerary

Travel

stoney clover x target collection featured by top US fashion blogger, Hello Happiness

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Stoney Clover x Target… the collab I’ve been waiting for weeks to debut!! It’s finally here and I cannot wait to see what items we each score = all the pastel + personalized pretties to take along with you on your next adventure, adorable bathing suits and dresses to style up your spring wardrobe, and […]

stoney clover x target collection

fashion + beauty

jcrew spring everyday style featured by top Nashville fashion blogger, Hello Happiness.

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Spring into savings and ALL the stylish finds at JCrew this week… because the latest + greatest from one of the best in family fashion just launched 25% off new arrivals online! Music to my ears and my wallet so you can shop the drop for women, men, boys and girls alike. Sharing three completely […]

jcrew spring everyday style

fashion + beauty

shopbop new arrivals for spring featured by top Nashville fashion blogger, Hello Happiness.

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Shopbop is serving up all the new spring arrivals and I am loving this lineup! What’s better is that each of these selects are getting you all things ready for the season’s festivities AND everything is under $200, including all the dresses, shoes and accessories, too. We shot these photos at one of my new […]

shopbop new arrivals

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easter gift ideas for girls featured by top Nashville mom blogger, Hello Happiness.

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It’s time to hop to it friends… less than four weeks until the Easter bunny is going to be hopping your way for some eggcitement [haha I had to]!! In other words, that’s oh so soon — Sunday, Aprul 17th to be exact, so I thought a fun gift guide would help you score some […]

here comes the easter bunny

Family + Kids

trendy totes for spring 2022 featured by Hello Happiness

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It doesn’t matter the fabrication, the style, the print = but give me all the totes please! As a mom, we need to be like Mary Poppins and wow them with ALL THE THINGS we can fit into our bag. Afterall, you never know when you may just need a first aid kit, snacks for […]

give me all the trendy totes

fashion and beauty

top 10 travel essentials for her featured by hello happiness.

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It seems as though I’ll be spending the majority of this month sleeping in a bed other than my home due to lots of family trips + work travel, which is why it seems like the perfect time to chat with you and share 10 essentials I never leave home without. And yes, the travel […]

my top 10 travel essentials for her

Travel

LOFT Spring Arrivals featured by Hello Happiness.

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Safe to say I need to start working on all the casual questions and french conversational statements since we leave for Paris in just THREE short days!!! Cue the confetti, laundry cycling on repeat, writing out the proper packing list = you know the important stuff. I’d say this Spring Break is going to officially […]

LOFT Spring Arrivals

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baked spasagna recipe featured by Hello Happiness.

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Ohhh don’t I know it’s been a bit since I shared a recipe with you all and I will go ahead and apologize for the absence, but let you know I hope to make it up to you with today’s feature: Baked Spasagna. Basically two of my favorite Italian dishes all mixed together for one […]

good eats: baked spasagna recipe

food and drink

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It seems as though many of you are heading back into the office as of late and have been asking for more office-inspired styling. I know we’ve gotten used to the work-from-home loungewear attire, but every now and then it’s time to put on some real pants and let your outfit do the talking. Fun […]

fun workwear basics for her

fashion + beauty

hello happiness x accessory concierge spring 2022 collection

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In my book, I’d classify accessories as the sprinkles to any proper treat, hence which is why I never leave home without a little sprinkle of color. I believe in incorporating the bold into every single ensemble, and I assure you that every single piece from my fourth collection with Accessory Concierge is just that… […]

hello happiness x accessory concierge | the spring 2022 collection

fashion and beauty

february amazon favorites by top Nashville lifestyle blogger, hello hapiness

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The monthly roundup EVERYONE gets excited about is back in a BIG way! I couldn’t let another month go by without picking out all the fabulousness that Amazon has brought my way recently. So buckle up friends – it’s an add to cart kind of day: This Month’s Amazon Favorites amazon essentials teddy faux shearling […]

natasha’s amazon favorites … february 2022

Life + Style

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More than a year in the making… yes, that’s how long I’ve been itching to tell you about this incredible collaboration that I’ve been working on behind-the-scenes with the wonderful team at The Oaks Apparel. It’s no secret I have a love affair of fashion, adore the world of wholesale–especially when it comes to children’s […]

Color Me Happy… The Oaks Apparel x Hello Happiness | A Swim Capsule

Family + Kids

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It’s no surprise that I ALWAYS and I mean always find the goods when I visit Anthropologie. It’s been my favorite retail destination for years now… not only for fashion, but for accessories, furniture and more and they are bringing out the big guns with this season’s lineup. Whenver I have someone ask for my […]

Anthropologie Favorites Spring 2022

fashion and beauty

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I never thought I’d be a “dance mom”. My girls have ALWAYS loved to dance just like their mama [yes I danced for almost 15 years through my childhood + into my teen years on my high school dance team] but if you had told me I’d be ALL in with competitions and such, I […]

the official dance mom q+a

Family + Kids

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One thing I know is that I go GAGA for spring fashion… take away all the neutral, boring and bla that can consume so much of our winter wardrobes and toss that to the wayside for something bright, cheerful and full of fun. That’s the exact sentiment behind this brand new debut from Shop Avara […]

Spring 2022: The New Avara x Hello Happiness Wardrobe Capsule

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able nashville reviewed by top Nashville fashion blogger, Hello Happiness.

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It’s been a while since I have shared one of my favorite local-to-Nashville loves and since they just debuted their spring 2022 collection, I figured it was the perfect opportunity to reintroduce you to the greatness that is – ABLE. I started looking back in the blog archives to see the first time we chatted […]

shopping local: able nashville

fashion and beauty

fitness journey shared by top Nashville lifestyle blogger, Hello Happiness.

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For those of you out there who swore to step up your game in the fitness and wellness areas for 2022… how are you doing?? You know I am not one to set the lofty [and most of the time unrealistic] goals when a new year debuts, but I’m proud to say I’ve been really […]

a fresh take on my fitness journey

health and wellness

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Spring is coming, I can just feel it. And if not, I guess I’ll just dress like it is… one because I can’t get enough florals and two, spring is the epitome of blooms + pretty colors coming back in the yards and trees and I am here for it! Did you know that every […]

february style = floral fashion favorites

fashion and beauty

All the info you need to know about the southwest airlines companion pass featured by top US travel blogger, Hello Happiness.

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OK.. before we get going: I want to preface this post by mentioning I know how much trouble people can get into with credit cards, so I am ONLY recommending using a credit card if you are repsonsible enough to pay it off every month. There are absolute perks to take advantage of out there […]

the southwest airlines companion pass

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jcrew athleisure for her featured by top Nashville fashion blogger, Hello Happiness.

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Is it me or are you TOTALLY glad to be done with January, too?? For one, it was a DRY DRY month if you catch my drift and it was a cold one, too. It seems like it was 76 days long, but now we’re moving onto a short + sweet February filled with lots […]

jcrew athleisure favorites

Life + Style

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I know, I’m sharing ALL the spring trends early this season, but for good reason… there are just SO many stellar style options that I want to note, not only for myself in how I dress each day, but to help you find the proper selects to make yourself feel the most confident in 2022, […]

spring 2022 style: wide leg pants

fashion and beauty

the house of palms reviewed by top US blogger, Hello Happiness.

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Talk about a happy hump day surprise!!! I planned to wait until the end of the week to share our BIG NEWS, but when you’re ready, it’s hard to contain the excitement… Look at what we have here: there were hundreds of guesses last week when I shared this little slice of colorful design and […]

introducing the house of palms 30a

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Tips and Tricks to Prepare for your Paris Family Vacation featured by top Nashville lifestyle blogger, Hello Happiness

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Less than two months to go before our little family takes our the city of love in celebration of our baby’s 10th birthday and I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t absolutely dreaming of everything french + parisian. This Paris family vacation has been an adventure more than a year in the making and […]

Tips and Tricks to Prepare for your Paris Family Vacation

fashion and beauty

valentine's day pajamas for little girls featured by top Nashville lifestyle blogger, Hello Happiness

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If there is one thing my girls and I enjoy, it’s matching pajamas, especially ones for all the holidays we LOVE to celebrate. And yes, even the hallmark holidays that might be made up, yet still get us giddy! Valentine’s Day Pajamas for Kids: Case in point, these Pink Heart Pajamas from Roller Rabbit. Classically […]

lovely valentine’s day pajamas for kids

Family + Kids

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Did you know I LOVE to bake??? It’s been one of my favorite hobbies since I was a little girl… easy bake oven and all. I’ve always had a sweet tooth [which usually acts as the demise of my macros] but I work out so that I enjoy the good stuff and that’s exactly what […]

good eats: vanilla cake with cherry buttercream recipe

food and drink

best apple watch bands for her featured by top Nashville fashion blogger, Hello Happiness

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It took me years to get on the Apple Watch bandwagon. One because I didn’t think I’d actually use it and two, I wasn’t sold on wearing a watch day in and day out. Boy was I wrong. I never leave home without it and it’s absolutely one of my favorite “gadgets” ever. I love […]

the best apple watch bands for her

fashion + beauty

valentines day gifts for her featured by top Nashville lifestyle blogger, Hello Happiness

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I don’t care if it’s Christmas, Halloween, the 4th of July or Valentine’s Day, I love any and all reasons to celebrate. Now that we’ve moved on from the new year’s hype, it’s officially time to start thinking of all your LOVED ones because Vday is approaching in just one short month! One of my […]

showing some love: valentines day gifts for her

Life + Style

winter bowl with oatmeal recipe featured by top Nashville lifestyle blogger, Hello Happiness.

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You know I love oatmeal… usually I tend to make Overnight Oats, yet during cold + chilly months I want them warm and hot so I change it up and whip up a bowl of goodness in the microwave. This winter bowl with oatmeal is super easy, fast and convenient, and packed full of the […]

good eats: winter bowl with oatmeal recipe

food and drink

2021 best sellers by top Nashville lifestyle blogger, Hello Happiness.

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Oh how I miss the good old days when David Letterman used to do his nightly 10 things countdowns… if you recmember, you’re definitely my people [or at least in my age group!!], but I thought this would be a fun look back on 2021 to recall the best sellers + favorite products and those […]

top 10 2021 best sellers

fashion and beauty

2022 word of the year featured by top Nashville lifestyle blogger, Hello Happiness.

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Ohhh goodness… you knew this post was coming and I’ll be honest, this one took me awhile to finally hit publish because it’s all about the details and digging deep in myself to put this one out here for all to see. You know I don’t do the traditional new year resolutions, yet, for the […]

2022 word of the year

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Apres Ski Fashion: Essentials for Her featured by top Nashville mom fashion blogger, Hello Happiness.

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You know I love each and every holiday… they bring me ALL the happiness no matter the season, but having said that, once the holiday hustle is over and the New Year’s Ball drops, I have to admit I tend to turn into a major grinch for the rest of the forseeable winter. I’m just […]

Apres Ski Fashion: Essentials for Her

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practical organization tips featured by top nashville lifestyle blogger, Hello Happiness.

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I began participating in organizational challenges years ago… good for a fresh start to the new year no doubt, but also freeing in that you get rid of so much unnecessary “junk” and stuff, especially once you finally put away the Christmas decorations and want a clean slate. I’ve participated in those hosted by others, […]

a fresh start for a fresh new year: practical organization tips

Life + Style

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“Christmas gives us an opportunity to pause and reflect on the important things around us” Daily quotes… my inspriation for the day ahead which helps frame my mindset in so man ways, even on Christmas. I hope the one above helps you take time today and throughout the rest of the holidays to sit back […]

merry christmas, love the stonekings

Family + Kids

slow cooker hot chocolate recipe featured by top Nashville lifestyle blogger, Hello Happiness

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It’s the final countdown!!!! All the presents are wrapped and nestled under the tree, the groceries have been bought, and Santa is gearing up for his long night of Christmas Eve drop-off delivery. But before I check off, I wanted to hop on and share the perfect, go-to slow cooker hot chocolate recipe so you […]

happy drinks: slow cooker hot chocolate recipe

food and drink

Amazon Favorites for December 2021 by top US life and style blogger, Hello Happiness.

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Ohhhh goodness, I know I left you hanging by foregoing my monthly Amazon roundup in November, but I assure you the wait is well worth it with this all new round-up of goodness… Amazon never fails me and I thought it was high time to get back to everyone’s one-stop shop wonder megamarket, as I […]

Amazon Favorites: December 2021 edition

Life + Style

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I know we are all in a tizzy… the countdown is on and we might be freaking out just a bit in that Christmas is just a week away AND getting closer by the minute. But let’s face it, at this point, I think we should all just sit back and relax and let the […]

a laid back kind of holiday… christmas pajamas for her

fashion + beauty

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Christmas may not be here quite yet, but that doesn’t mean we haven’t started shopping for all the sequins, glitter, gold and shiny ensembles to ring in 2022 in style. I don’t care if you’re kissing your cutie on the couch, at some big party, or at Time’s Square this year, it’s definitely worthy enough […]

sparkle + shine new years eve outfit ideas

fashion + beauty

Dirty Santa Gifts Under $25 and Under $50 by top Nashville lifestyle blogger, Hello Happiness

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It’s official… we have FINALLY reached the end of the gift guides AND with time to spare! Can you hear that?? It’s music to my ears or maybe it’s crazy fast holiday music being played in the background trying to drown out my fears of not having everything delivered in time-haha! But have no fear, […]

Holiday Gift Guide : Dirty Santa Gifts Under $25 and Under $50

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sausage and rosemary casserole recipe featured by top Nashville lifestyle blogger, Hello Happiness.

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This sausage and rosemary casserole has been in rotation for years and it’s coming back to resurface just in time for Christmas festivity! It’s the EASIEST breakfast casserole to assemble before Santa comes and then enjoy after all the gifts are unwrapped, too… with just 5 ingredients, it’s a perfect takelong dish to give the […]

good eats: sausage and rosemary casserole recipe

food and drink

Avara x Hello Happiness holidy outfit ideas for her.

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Ohhhhh just what your Monday needed = a little bit of happy holiday cheer by way of Shop Avara x Hello Happiness!! We’ve teamed up yet again to bring you MORE of the merry + bright in a holiday capsule, not only for dressing up, but for everyday elfing as well. Avara X Hello Happiness […]

The Holiday Drop… Shop Avara x Hello Happiness

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2021 Holiday Activities in Nashville featured by top Nashville blogger, Hello Happiness

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Your native Nashvillian here… checking in to play holiday tour guide today!! I am always happy to share my favorite things about Music City [case in point my most recent Nashville Hot Spots Guide here], but for this edition, we are talking all things HOLIDAY! The fun outings and events you’ll want to take note […]

2021 Holiday Activities in Nashville

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The Best Dog Gift Ideas featured by top Nashville lifestyle blogger, Hello Happiness.

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Furry friends… also known as the children who will love ANY and ALL gifts you give to them. Whether it be a treat, bone, squeaky toy or anything else, you’re sure to get all the wags and cuddles when your four-legged friends unwrap any of these gifts worth giving! This will be our third Christmas […]

Holiday 2021 Gift Guide: The Best Dog Gift Ideas for your Puppy

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Best Fitness Gift Ideas for Her featured by top Nashville lifestyle blogger, Hello Happiness.

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Call me crazy, but after doing the turkey trot all last week, I’ve got fitness on my mind. It felt SO good to get back in the gym yesterday, doing ALL things legs, but I may or may not be paying for it today #oldpeopleproblems. It’s funny because I used to make fun of my […]

2021 Holiday Gift Guide : Best Fitness Gift Ideas for Her

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Black Friday Shopbop Deals featured by top Nashville mom fashion blogger, Hello Happiness.

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It’s turkey trot day… which also means that once we are finished gathering around the table and the guys are watcing football, us ladies will get to “work” and start the Black Friday shopping ritual = am I right or am I right??? Once in a blue moon, Shopbop rolls out the red carpet and […]

Best Black Friday Shopbop Deals

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Shop my Favorite Anthropologie Sale Deals:

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Hip Hop Hooray and three cheers for Anthropologie = the happiest and most merry place to shop, not only throughout the holiday season, but all year round. Anytime someone asks me for my shopping list, it’s hands down my #1 recommendation for anyone and everyone. Whether you’re on the hunt for the perfect GIFTS FOR […]

The Biggest and Best Anthropologie Sale Deals

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hostess gift ideas featured by top Nashville lifestyle blogger, Hello Happiness

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I NEVER used to consider myself a homebody… let’s all agree that our former selves took on new personalities in the spring of 2020 if you catch my feeling??? But I think now more than ever, there is something so special and sentimental about home sweet home and everything inside our walls. The family traditions, […]

2021 holiday gift guide: hostess gift ideas + cozy homebody gifts

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Evereve Vest styled by top Nashville mom fashion blogger, Hello Happiness.

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Nothing says all bundled up like a good puffer vest… that’s what winter is about afterall. Give me the apres ski styles for taking on the slopes, sipping hot toddies, people watching, and of course cozying up by the fire. Today, I’m sharing a handful of the best in vest layering, including this all new […]

Evereve Vest: the Very Best in Vests for Women

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The hardest ones to buy for in my book?? The gentlemen… let’s face it, if my guy is like yours, they end up buying what they want throughout the year, so their “list” is pretty minimal when it comes to Christmas = not so convenient for gift giving!!! 20 Unique Gift Ideas for Him However, […]

holiday 2021: unique gift ideas for him

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Gibson Look Glam Collection for the Holidays featured by top Nashville mom fashion blogger, Hello Happiness.

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It’s that time of year again…. haul out the festive seasonal finds meant for holiday get-togethers and parties and all the GLAMOROUS styles we want to wear as we usher in the happiest two months! Say hello to the 2021 Gibson Look Glam Collection… otherwise known as the proper capsule to get your wardrobe holiday […]

Gibson Look Glam Collection for the Holidays

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Avara gift sets for Christmas featured by top Nashville life and style blogger, Hello Happiness.

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I told you I’d be ALL for shopping easily and efficiently this season, all while supprting some of the incredible small businesses I know and love and these new, expertly curated Gift Kits from Shop Avara are just what the elf ordered! Basically, these Avara gift sets are some of their best-selling items all wrapped […]

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sephora beauty insider sale gift ideas featured by top Nashville life and style blogger, Hello Happiness

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Now this might be MY favorite kind of gift guide… all things in the world of BEAUTY brought to you by the mega-makeup-marketplace that is Sephora. Every single year, they bring out the best of the best in everything beauty during their Sephora Holiday Bonus Event which kicks off today! To keep it short, Rouge […]

holiday 2021 gift guide: the sephora beauty insider sale gift ideas

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2021 holiday gift guide featured by top Nashville mommy blogger, Hello Happiness.

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I know you’ve been patiently waiting and I’m here to finally give you all the goods. Whether you’ve got little elves celebrating their first Christmas or the ones that are well grown and know all too well how special this season really is, this all new holiday gift guide is for the holliest + jolliest […]

2021 holiday gift guide: gift ideas doe babies, kids + teens

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I have a confession… I am not a fan of the “shacket”. There, I said it and I know I cannot take it back. I’m not sure what it is–the oversized styling, the thick material or maybe it’s just the term in general, but it’s not my jam. And now that I got that off […]

Fall Plaid Favorites

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Round two and we are getting the layering party started with Madewell. Missed the last dose of all the fall goodness?? You can check that blog post here to make sure you’re all caught up before diving into all the new October arrivals I just scouted out! I say it all the time, but I’m […]

Madewell Fall 2021: layers upon layers

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I may have missed last month’s lineup of all my favorite Amazon finds, but of course you can shop a ton of my go-to gadgets, fashion, accessories and more on my blog here. This month, we are transitioning into chilly temperatures, lots of festivity and fall activities, and spending time together at home doing all […]

amazon favorites: october 2021

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Yes I’m the crazy Christmas lady… the fact that I train all year for this like that blast from the past Target commercial. And I’m totally OK with that! You’re seeing it everywhere this season = shop early because by the time you’re starting to actually think of holiday decor, ornaments and gifting, it’s all […]

2021 Gift Guide: Holiday Home Decor and Ornaments

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Halloween is fast approaching, which means Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and then comes the merriest of all… Christmas! Not trying to get ahead of myself or stress y’all out in any way I assure you, BUT the holidays are the special events during fall + winter where your friends and family gather round […]

5 Essential Holiday Hosting Tips

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Pink Fashion Favorites for Pinktober featured by top Nashville fashion blogger, Hello Happiness.

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It’s no secret I love ALL THINGS PINK. Not only is it a bright and cheerful color with all the Elle Woods vibes, but in October it takes on an all new meaning as it’s the official colorway of the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As someone who has been closely impacted by breast cancer […]

Pink Fashion Favorites for Pinktober

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