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How To Make A Rental Feel Like A Forever Home

June 24, 2019

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of CORT Furniture Outlet for IZEA Worldwide. All opinions are 100% mine. This post was sponsored by CORT Furniture. All opinions are mine. CORT Furniture Outlet CORT Blog I’m 33 years old and happily still a renter. I don’t have the kind of savings to be comfortable owning a home yet, so I am still renting and totally ok with that. In fact, data is showing that more millennials are…

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Adulting 101: Debunking Life Insurance Misconceptions

June 18, 2019

This post was sponsored by COUNTRY Financial and contains information provided by COUNTRY Financial. All opinions are mine. Fun fact: I got licensed in the state of Georgia as a Health and Life Insurance Agent many years ago to complement a job I had in employee benefits. I learned SO much in the class I took before I became licensed. It was around that time that I truly began to understand the importance of life insurance and why it shouldn’t…

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How Do I Do It All? Spoiler: I Don’t.

June 17, 2019

This post is sponsored by Merry Maids. However, all opinions are mine. All working moms are no stranger to the question “How do you do it all?” Personally, I am a huge proponent of NOT trying to do it all if you can help it. While I know this is a privilege, hiring help was a game changer for me. As an entrepreneur, time is money and I have trouble just stopping to relax or spend quality time with my…

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Late Onset Postpartum Depression: A Year Later

June 5, 2019

I had to dig for this photo wayyyy back in the sent photos section of our group chat. I didn’t save it in my phone, but I distinctly remember the moment I sent it. It was this week last year. In four years I had moved five times (total), endured two cross country (and subsequent financial implosion), journeyed through the court process of an adoption, suffered through two difficult pregnancies and newborns and nursing in two years. My hormones fluctuated…

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33 Lessons I Learned By 33

June 1, 2019

I don’t have any problem with aging. In fact, I look forward to it! My twenties were such a fast paced whirlwind of events. Life changed for me every five minutes it seemed like. I always landed on my feet, but the rug was certainly pulled out from under them more than a few times. My thirties have been a meandering journey into greater self-assurance, stability, and introspection.…

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Mental Health Stigma And Staying On My Medication

May 30, 2019

This post was sponsored by Walgreens, all opinions are mine. By now, surely all of you know that I’m on daily medication for mood disorders. Namely, generalized anxiety disorder (primary) and major depressive episodes (secondary). After many years of struggling and resisting the idea of being on medication, I saw a doctor and began treatment when I was 25. This was a life changing moment for me, as the foggy lens I had been seeing the world through completely cleared.…

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The Six Elements Of A Perfect Cheese Board

May 29, 2019

This post is sponsored by Cracker Barrel Cheese. All opinions are mine. If I learned anything while living in Napa, it’s that a good cheese board is a necessity to any and all gatherings. Charcuterie boards are so perfect for having guests over and are appropriate for everything from football games to fancier celebrations. To be honest, I am more of a “snacker”, so even as a family, we have cheese boards for dinner more often than I care to…

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Best Swimsuits For Curvy Women

May 26, 2019

I’m getting a lost of requests for the best swimsuits for curvy women. This post is for you. I’ve been posting a lot of swimwear lately (and there is still more to come). I will update this post all throughout swimsuit season, so don’t worry if you don’t see something you like, yet. I’m “plus size”, on the tall side, and busty. I also have kind of a long torso. Finding a good suit is always a challenge! I am…

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