Paychecks + Valentines | Salt & Sunshine Series

I used to think that a successful holiday meant BIG presents, flashy, WOW-I-can’t-believe-you-bought-me-a-car/diamonds/etc … in order to be a good holiday. I thought if I could nail the holidays and do things that looked like perfection on the outside, the inside of me would feel better..but it’s NOT how it goes. I know this now…

Teal Heels & Gold Sweater Project | 1 Month | Autumn Jean

There are two things to note this month about Autumn Jean … the girl smiles ALL the time, and the girl gets NO personal space..ever..hahaha! It’s adorable how much her older sisters love her, but sometimes, it gets REALLY crazy! One time the girls were fawning over her and Cammy made one wrong move to…

Three Ways Simplifying is Emotionally Wise | Life By The Sea

Oh to drop everything and change your ENTIRE lifestyle because you need to breathe! THAT, for us, was what simplifying was about. Being physically cleared of so many “things” and “stuff” — and emotionally feeling like we needed to keep up with everyone around us but never feeling truly and deeply content after making the…

It Costs NOTHING | Salt & Sunshine Series

I am the girl that used to walk into places like Target where they strategically keep the women’s/juniors clothes and accessories by the front door and it pulled me in. I started justifying and self-discussing why I┬áneed that new coverup. Or leggings. Or scarf. I just work so hard, I need it! I used to…