How to Save Money Dining Out (Without Being an Ass)

There’s a big difference between being frugal and being cheap (there is also a huge difference between being cheap and being a complete ass). Do y’all remember that story  that went viral about the couple that put five $1 bills on the table and took a dollar away if the server disappointed them? Whether the…

A Simple Way to Renew Your Mind and Body (Giveaway)

This post is sponsored by Chesapeake Bay Candle but my love for their Mind & Body Collection is all my own.  As much as I love the plentiful options and choices of  the times we live in it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by so much information, so many tutorials, and such high standards. I mean,…

Brawny Reminds Women That #StrengthHasNoGender

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #StrengthHasNoGender #CollectiveBias I am so excited to be teaming up with Brawny today to talk about strong women! They recently changed up their iconic branding (for a limited time) to showcase a strong woman on the front of the…

My Top Time Management Tips for Achieving Balance

This post includes affiliate links. Thank you for supporting the brands that support FBL. A lot of people ask me how I find the time to work a full-time outside the home career, manage my blog and social media accounts, and commit to my marriage in the way it seems I do. I know it sounds like a lot…

The LaMar Life – March 2017

It feels like the days are moving quicker than ever these days. Brandon and I have been trying to slow down and spend more time cherishing each season of life as it comes  yet it feels like we merely blink and it’s already March. Wasn’t it only yesterday that I was having a cocktail and ushering in the…

8 Ways to Achieve Work Life Balance

With what feels like at least 5 million things on our to-do lists every morning it’s hard to feel like you’re ever going to make progress on achieving that elusive work life balance. Living in Atlanta, my commute to work can take anywhere from 15 minutes to 1-hour which is crazy considering that it’s less than 3 miles away.…

The Bible Verses that Guide my Intentional Life

A week ago or so I was lamenting over blogging statistics with my friend Christine from Simply Stine. I was sharing a bit about the growth I’ve seen recently, celebrating the goals I’d achieved, and whined about the goals I didn’t achieve. One of the things that left me feeling disheartened was the limited growth I…

Meet Beckham! (And the Cutest Birth Announcements)

I think I’m ready to introduce you to a someone special in our lives…Beckham Cruz! Go ahead and swoon over this handsome little man (I know you want to). He is pretty ridiculously cute and I can’t get enough of him. Ahhhh, adorable! This post has been sponsored by Basic Invite who graciously provided birth…

My Intentional Wardrobe Color Palette

A couple of weeks ago, as part of my Master Bedroom Redux, I was cleaning out my closet preparing for our next round of clothing donations and tossing, when I noticed a trend throughout my wardrobe. The clothing I was donated broke down into two main categories: Clothing I wore regularly Clothing I never wore at…

7 Self-Love Habits to Cultivate in Your Life

‘Self-Love’ was my word of the year for 2016 and I failed miserably. I had vowed to be less self-critical, more fearless with my heart, and more committed to self-care. I had sworn that I was going to spend last year nurturing myself, heart, body, and soul. I didn’t follow through on those promises to…

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