You Have to Read These Blogs! My Top 10 Favorite Lifestyle Blogs


I have lost countless hours pouring over lifestyle blogs, they are such a treat for the eyes. If you’re looking for home decor, crafting, cooking, fashion or lifestyle tips you’ll want to check out these blogs.

My Top Ten Favorite Lifestyle Blogs

  1. The Glitter Guide– This is a chic site that covers everything from fashion, trends, beauty, and lifestyle. You could literally spend days on The Glitter Guide getting ideas that you could implement in your own lifestyle.
  2. The Jungalow– Justina Blakeney owner of The Jungalow will draw you in with her unique style of decorating. She makes you want to live life in color! After reading her blog you’ll be inspired to create your own  jungalow. Explore her recipes, crafts, decor and you may even be inspired to buy her book or take a course.
  3. Made By GirlJen Ramos is a hip New Yorker and Christian whose topics cover art, food, fashion, home and she’s absolutely lovely. She’s also an artist who creates these darling prints and sells them at Cocoa & Hearts. She and her husband just adopted a baby and I’m so happy for them! Read her story and you’ll be thrilled for her too!
  4. Thrifty Decor Chick– If spring has got you in the mood to renew the look of your house, check out Thrifty Decor Chick. The owner, Sarah has a billion posts on DIY projects where she gives you detailed step by step instructions. The best part is that these projects are affordable and doable!
  5. Poppytalk- I just came across this dream! Poppytalk is visually beautiful! Clear an afternoon on your schedule, brew a pot of coffee and dive into all the posts on home decor, entertaining, and DIY projects. Warning, don’t be surprised if you end up spending on a whole day on Poppytalk.
  6. iheart organizing– This site is invaluable to all you organizing lovers out there! The owner, Jen covers every aspect of organizing that you can imagine. iheart organizing is a must for all of us moms who are always looking for creative ways to utilize space.
  7. hi sugarplum-This website is as sweet as it’s name! There are tons of DIY projects for every area of your home along with posts on organizing, recipes, travel and fashion.
  8. Mrs. Potter -Who would’ve thought Monica Potter from Parenthood has a serious craft side? I was obsessed with Parenthood and I’m falling equally in love with Mrs. Potter. She covers holidays, crafting, cooking, gardening, and beauty. She also opened a store in Ohio so if you live there I’m so jealous! If you check it out let me know what you  think!
  9. Lauren Conrad– Lauren Conrad has come a long way from The Hills! I really love her website. She has some great ideas on dining, crafting and decorating! I made the flower crowns DIY for my daughter’s party and they we’re lovely!
  10. Young House Love– This adorable couple Sherry and John are the ultimate go to people if you are looking on ways to improve your home. Unfortunately, they aren’t really blogging anymore, but they don’t have to because of the wealth of projects that are stored up on Young House Love.  They’ve been featured on a number of television shows, wrote a book and another one being released in October 2015, along with their own collection of lighting, hooks, and rails being sold at Target. 

I hope you love these blogs as much as I do!

My Top 5 Favorite Christian Broadcasts/Podcasts

Technology has given us one gift and that is being able to hear the word of God everyday, anytime and anywhere! I listen to broadcasts and podcasts daily.  I love how they recharge me spiritually and keep me uplifted. Here are some of my favorite broadcasts that I encourage you to listen to when you get a chance!

My Top 5 Favorite Christian Broadcasts/Podcasts

In Touch MinistriesCharles Stanley is hands down my favorite minister.Every morning I tune into Charles Stanley and get my spiritual breakfast! Visit his website and dive into all the rich resources In Touch offers. Take time to listen and watch the television and radio broadcasts, and don’t forget to sign up for the free monthly magazine.

Beth Moore on Life Today- Who doesn’t love Beth Moore’s style of witty honest teaching of the bible? I could listen to her all day and sometimes on a Sunday it’s me, Beth and a cup of coffee. Every Wednesday you can tune into Beth Moore on Life Today and watch her previous shows in the archives, it’s a real treat.

Focus on the Family – These daily broadcasts cover a number of topics that are relevant, practical and useful in parenting and in the Christian life. I love Focus on the Family so much I have their app on my phone. If you’re looking for practical application of the word to your family’s daily life this is your go to broadcast.

Homemakers By Choice– This podcast has a special place in my heart. I’ve been listening to Donna Otto, the founder of Homemakers by Choice for at least 7 years now. I have devoured her books, implemented her Otto Mottos in my home, and have enjoyed her podcast immensely. Mrs. Otto gets you excited about the many aspects of being a mom, wife and Christian. Once you start listening you’ll be hooked.

Revive Our Hearts– Nancy Leigh DeMoss provides us daily broadcasts on a number of topics that speak to the heart. I always come away from this broadcast encouraged and with a deeper insight into the word of God.

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Check out all of the resources that Focus on the Family offers Christian families!


A Few of My Favorite Things

 I love thrift stores. There is a great thrift store by my house that I often frequent. I actually bought much of what I needed for Anya’s tea party there. My latest finds was that cute green mail holder and the little brown cup. All for $2.75! I’m going to put flowers in the cup and I’m still deciding on how I’m going to use the mail holder.