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Easy to Bake Chocolate Bread Pudding for Day of the Dead!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.#OfrendasConNestle #NestleKitchen #CollectiveBias

We’re are nearing the Day of the Dead celebration (October 31st -November 2nd)!

Growing up, Day of the Dead was a celebration I was only semi-familiar with but after losing my grandpa a few years ago, I found myself striving to learn and understand more about this special cultural tradition, as a way to reconnect with my memories of him.  Continue Reading

Lifestyle

Tackling a Busy Schedule with the Samsung Galaxy Note8

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #samsungtargettech #CollectiveBias

Since leaving my 9 to 5, you’d think my schedule would have become less hectic. But, as a wife, freelance photographer, and a blogger, I constantly have a million things on my mind and my to-do list!

Today, I wanted to give my fellow busy bee’s an inside look at the Samsung Galaxy Note8 and a share a few tips for taking control of your schedule and your life!

In case you’re not familiar with the Samsung Galaxy Note8, it’s loaded with tons of amazing features to help improve your productivity. It’s infinity display, s pen, and ability to launch two apps at once are just a few of the reasons you’re likely to fall in love with it! Continue Reading

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Ask Niki: Do You Have Any Tips for Traveling When You Have Anxiety?

PLEASE NOTE: I am not a doctor and this is not medical advice.

QUESTION:

Do you have any tips for dealing with anxiety when you travel or go on vacation?

ANSWER:

Ugh, anxiety. Why can’t it just leave us alone, right?

Even though going on a relaxing vacation is a great way to unwind and get rid of stress, traveling itself can be stressful! Plus, your anxiety doesn’t just disappear because you’re on vacation.

Planning Your Trip

From booking your hotel to packing your bag, planning any type of getaway involves a lot of time and effort! Accept that. I sometimes cause myself more anxiety by trying to make a stressful process less stressful. Continue Reading

Lifestyle

5 Tips for an Awesome Summer Pool Party for Grown-Ups!

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Dr Pepper®. The opinions and text are all mine.

Remember when summer meant two and a half months of no homework, sleeping in late, and hanging out with friends? Well, being an adult has, unfortunately, put an end to that!

We rarely make time to celebrate and enjoy summer like we use to. But all that is changing this year because I am teaming up with Dr Pepper and challenging you to throw a summer soiree for your friends! Don’t worry, I know you’re already stressing about the cost and what to serve and blah blah ….chillax! I’ve got your back!

Here are 5 tips for throwing a fun and affordable pool party for grown-ups! Continue Reading

Lifestyle

30 before 30 Bucket List Ideas

Have you ever completed a bucket list?

It’s a fun way to encourage yourself to actually DO the things you’ve been wanting to do for awhile. 30 before 30 is popular bucket list theme and with my 29th birthday coming up soon, I wanted to share of list of ideas to start brainstorming my list and to help inspire yours! Continue Reading