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Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gift Guides

It’s February 12th….oh crap. It’s February 12th! Valentine’s Day is literally just around the corner and maybe you haven’t even begun to think about what you’re getting your sweetheart. Well worry no more because here are some great gifts for him or her that are all Amazon prime-able. A kick-ass gift for your lover delivered to your door in less … Read More

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10 Important New Year Resolutions Beyond Just Getting In Shape

  2019 is almost here and I’m sitting here thinking, “Where the heck did 2018 go?!” I think back on my 2018 and I really feel like I discovered a lot about myself this year. Did I stick to my new year resolutions of getting into shape and becoming a better cook? Not quite. But I did start Oak & … Read More

Christmas Gift Wrapping Theme: Black and White Buffalo Print & Green Pinecones

I am a firm believer in a gift wrapping theme. It’s just so nice having a cohesive look to all of your presents. It makes you really look like you have it together. Since I love a good gift wrapping theme, it’s something that I look forward to every year. Picking out coordinating wrapping papers, finding complimentary ribbons, and scouring … Read More

Expert Tips for Christmas Shopping

‘Tis the season to get your Christmas shopping started!! Anyone who knows me knows I LOVE Christmas and I love gift-giving. It’s my favorite thing about Christmas. I enjoy adding everyone on my list, really thinking about something I know they’ll love, wrap it up in coordinated wrapping paper (yes, I have a wrapping paper theme.), and watching their eyes … Read More

Five Tips for Hosting Your First Thanksgiving

You’re hosting your first Thanksgiving!? Heck yes! It’s been years in the making, but you’ve finally been passed the baton. Before you start to freak out about how much you have to do, here are some tips to help make sure you’re prepared for hosting your first Thanksgiving. 1. Prepare as much food as you can beforehand. This may seem … Read More

My Motivating Workout Playlist

Some people love working out, others don’t. I would put myself in the middle of those two groups. I love the way I feel after a workout and I always feel good about myself when I get a good workout in, but I hate the process of going to the gym and the torture that is cardio. For those of … Read More

How To Make A Long-Distance Relationship Work

Let’s just start off by saying the obvious — long distance relationships suck. Don’t let anyone fool you. Long-distance relationships are hard to make work and they can drain you emotionally, mentally, and physically. But when you find someone who is worth it, you are determined to make it work. So that leaves a very big question — how? How … Read More

fathers day gift guide 2018

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2018

Father’s Day is right around the corner. Don’t let time slip away to where you only get your dad a card. Get proactive and get him a gift he will truly love. Check out these top-notch gifts for your dad this Father’s Day that will show your Dad you care, all without breaking your piggy bank.  Papa Bear Shirt For … Read More

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The Four Podcasts You Need To Be Listening To

With everyone constantly on the go, the age of audiobooks and podcasts hs emerged. Audiobooks and podcasts make listening to fascinating stories incredibly easy. Personally, I am a big podcast fan. They are quick, interesting, and new episodes are released regularly, giving you new content to enjoy week after week. For the past few years, my interest in podcasts has … Read More

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Product Review: Trader Joe’s Hair Mask

On your weekly Trader Joe’s trip, do you ever find yourself wondering what their beauty products are like? If you’re like me, you wonder how well they work and how affordable they are. On a recent Trader Joe’s run, I decided to give in and purchase their Shea Butter & Coconut Oil Hair Mask. Not only did the adorable packaging … Read More