Evolur Youth Beds and $100 Amazon Giveaway!

I know that I have highlighted how great the Evolur cribs are, but did you know that Evolur has beautiful youth bed options as well?

Evolur Cheyenne Youth Bed

Children should have furniture in their rooms that is functional and sturdy enough to last throughout their childhood. I think the thing I love most about the Evolur youth furniture is that they look beautiful and can have a trundle bed underneath them that is a beautiful addition to it. I loved having a trundle bed growing up, but mine was not pretty at all! My trundle bed was the scene of many cherished slumber parties and was always really helpful when we had visitors come and stay with us.  [Read more…]

Stress Relieving Bath Salts

We all have stress in our lives! It is an unfortunate part of life, but it is something that we all deal with. One thing that helps me when I am starting to feel overwhelmed is taking a nice, hot bath. I have been adding a few different essential oils to my bath. I have found that when I mix lavender and grapefruit essential oil together, it creates just the right stress relieving bath for me. I decided to make stress relieving bath salts that are infused with lavender and grapefruit so that I can have them on hand when I am in need of a stress relieving bath!

Stress Relieving Bath Salts on www.girllovesglam.com

If you have never made bath salts before, don’t let them intimidate you at all! They are incredibly easy to make! Here’s what you will need… [Read more…]

What to Pack in a Hospital Bag

When I shared Zoey’s birth story, I mentioned that one of the things that made her delivery so much different than my experience the first time was just how much more prepared I was this second time around. One major difference was the fact that I had a hospital bag packed this time and I didn’t have to rely on my dad digging through my house, looking for the thrown together list I had made while I was in labor the first time! There were a lot of things I wish I would have known to bring my first time and I was really happy with everything I packed in my hospital bag the second time, so I wanted to share! Here is what to pack in a hospital bag…

 

What to Pack in a Hospital Bag

I have created a checklist that you are welcome to print off for yourself! Grab yours by clicking on the link below. [Read more…]

Coconut Peppermint Bath Bomb Snowballs

I am excited to introduce this month’s bath bomb to you all! I know that we are all pretty ready for Spring to come, but this month’s bath bomb recipe is inspired by the beauty of winter. Although it is cold, it really is such a beautiful time of the year when the white snow is covering every surface outside. I made these fun coconut peppermint “snowball” bath bombs for February. Obviously you don’t have to put the snowflakes in them if you don’t want a winter themed bath bomb because coconut and peppermint together are completely dreamy and should be enjoyed all year long!

Coconut Peppermint Bath Bomb Snowballs Recipe on www.girllovesglam.com

These bath bombs are little bits of heaven in the tub! Here is what you need to make them… [Read more…]

Moana Party Games and Printable Bingo

My daughter’s Moana birthday party luau was such a fun party to plan! It was fun to be able to plan activities that were character themed, but also plan luau activities that would be new to a group of 5 year olds!

Moana Party Games on www.girllovesglam.com [Read more…]

Moana Birthday Party

This post is all about the decor of the Moana Birthday Party. Tomorrow’s post will include all of the games and the printables you need for the games for the Moana party!

We were one of the thousands of families who totally fell in love with Moana after we watched it Thanksgiving weekend. It had such a sweet story with great messages and incredible music that we all left the theater singing! That is why it was no surprise to me when my daughter told me she wanted to have a Moana birthday party! I was excited to create a Moana party, but didn’t want everything to be so character themed, so we went with an island luau with a lot of Moana inspiration. I just love how it all turned out and it was a blast!

Moana Birthday Party Luau on www.girllovesglam.com [Read more…]

Surprising Beauty Upgrade I Made

When you think about making an upgrade to your beauty routine, your mind probably goes to skincare, makeup, or hair care. I am willing to bet that when you think about upgrading your beauty routine, you don’t think about upgrading your deodorant! A deodorant upgrade is just the upgrade I made recently and I am so glad I did! When you are thinking about what beauty upgrade you want to make next, you should think about upgrading your deodorant too.

Dove Advanced Care Deodorant on www.girllovesglam.com [Read more…]

Zoey: A Birth Story

Photo credit: Stayc Smart Photography, Bella Baby Photography, and our own.

It is hard to believe that Zoey joined our family a month ago. It has been a whirlwind of a month with very little sleep, but a lot of joy.

Zoey: A Birth Story Hospital Pictures on www.girllovesglam.com

Things were about 100000% different for Zoey’s birth than they were for Harper’s birth. [Read more…]

Mom’s Night Out: Postpartum Style

One goal of mine for 2017 was to make sure to do something for myself each day. I haven’t always found the time to do that while we have been transitioning as a family of four, but I definitely feel like making it a goal has been helpful and a good reminder to make myself a priority. One way that I can make myself a priority is by having a little night out and let’s be honest, the best part about going out when you have a baby is wearing something that isn’t covered in spit up!

Style after Baby on www.girllovesglam.com [Read more…]

All Natural Skin Exfoliant for Less Than $1!

I hadn’t ever used skin exfoliant until I was in beauty school. I struggled with clogged pores all through high school and when I found out that all I had to do to make my skin look about 1,000 times better was by exfoliating, I was thrilled! The problem was that the skincare line that was used at my beauty school was quite expensive and I hated spending that much money for an exfoliant. After I started working in a day spa, I learned a trick to creating the perfect skin exfoliant for less than $1!

All Natural Skin Exfoliant for Less than $1 on www.girllovesglam.com

The thing I love the most about creating my own exfoliant is that I have complete control over how intense the exfoliator is. Sometimes my skin needs to be exfoliated more than other times and I have total control over that when I make my own!  [Read more…]