Category Archives: Beauty + Style

i almost said no

When I saw the text pop up on my phone, I flicked it away. It wasn’t asking anything bad, of course. Actually, it was a sweet offer from an even sweeter friend. “Can I host a Noonday adoption fundraiser for … Continue reading

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shop our closets for adoption

As we walk into the unknown and trust God that he will form our family in the ways only He can, we go through all of the paperwork and processes to ensure this adoption is done correctly and ethically. We’ve just completed … Continue reading

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be the 3 percent: a leadership lesson we all need

Pre-kids Kayla took on-a-whim trips all the time. Two littles later, my spontaneity has waned. But when I got an email about a ticket to the Go Blog Social writing/blogging conference in Kansas City — with just a week’s notice — … Continue reading

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spring 2015 hair: subtle color, textured waves, shorter length

Friends, it is time. It is time to have an ever-important, life-altering conversation. Yes, you guessed it. We need to talk about my hair. Meaningful, right? But you have never steered me wrong before, whether it was bangs part one … Continue reading

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honest co. giveaway (perfect for new mamas + expecting moms!)

I’m in that stage in life where I’m attending a lot of baby showers. Many of my sweet friends are expecting through pregnancy and adoption and I’m just so thrilled for them! New life is certainly something to celebrate. One baby care … Continue reading

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valentine's day gift guide for ladies

TOMS just launched their Surprise Sale, and I’m swooning over the (majorly discounted) items from TOMS and their ethical marketplace partners (including my favorite brands like Krochet Kids Intl., Noonday, and Giving Keys). The sale, which features much more than … Continue reading

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2014 gift guide

Christmas shopping doesn’t have to be stressful! I’ve handpicked 9 beautiful items to highlight in this year’s give-back gift guide, and it’s a joy to share them with you! From hand-poured candles to hammered art from Haiti to handmade ballet flats, these … Continue reading

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