Quick Guide: How to Start Meal Prepping for Your Work Week

    I can’t tell you how many of my friends and colleagues ask me how exactly I meal prep. “Your meals look so delicious!” and “How do you have the time to cook so much?” are just a couple comments that I often hear. Well, I’ve decided to share with y’all my (not so secret) process for work week meal prepping. Check it out below. Step 1: Make sure you have the right equipment to start Meal prepping is pretty easy once you[Read more]

3 Ways To Play Off Not Remembering Someone’s Name

Raise your hand if you’re someone who interacts with a lot of people in your career and professional life and find it exceptionally challenging to remember people’s names. Yeah, I’m right there with you. For me, it’s ironic because I was a middle school teacher for four years, so I had to learn a TON of names (I taught 95 kids a day!). Nowadays, I’m meeting new people through work what feels like every other day, and I have the[Read more]

Marah Elizabeth’s May Style Favorites

Today, I’m back at it again with my monthly style favorites. These posts are so fun for me to write – I hope that you get some inspiration from them. This month, I’m highlighting a retailer that I recently discovered, Lou & Grey. Don’t you just love that name? For me, one of the most important aspects of the clothing that I wear is that it makes me feel good. Lou & Grey’s motto is “clothing for a comfortably confident life,” and the clothing line[Read more]

5 Ways to Get Yourself Out of A Rut

One of the metaphorical definitions of a rut is “a habit or pattern of behavior that has become dull and unproductive but it hard to change”. When was the last time you felt like you were stuck in a rut? Whether you feel like you can’t snap out of a bad mood, have no motivation, or can’t get past a plateau that you’ve hit, I hear you. I’m trying to get myself out of a rut right now. See, many little[Read more]

The Balm’s Meet Matt(e) Hughes Liquid Lipstick | A Product Review

Good morning, ya’ll! Within the past few months, I’ve become more invested in finding beauty/skin/haircare products from cruelty-free brands (companies that do not animal test). Surprisingly, it’s harder than you might imagine! A friend referred me to a website, Cruelty Free Kitty, which is dedicated to cruelty-free beauty/skin/haircare brands, and I’ve bookmarked it for easy access. Today, I’m pumped to share with you one of my first cruelty-free beauty product finds, and that’s theBalm’s Meet Matt(e) Hughes Liquid Lipstick. I was[Read more]

What To Get Your Millennial Mama Friends For Mother’s Day | A Gift Guide

  Happy Monday, friends! If I’ve learned anything by watching my twenty-something friends turn into mothers, it’s that being a mom is hard work. Of course, I knew it was a tough job being a mom by watching my mom, aunts, cousins, and grandparents be moms, but there’s something different about seeing someone my OWN age transform into this selfless, superhero of a mother – it amazes me every. single. day.    I was inspired to share a gift guide that ya’ll can[Read more]

May Goals

  How in the world is it May already?! The first half of this year has just flown by (I think I’m starting to say that about every year, though). Shout of to my sis, Meg, whose birthday is today! She’s coming to spend her birthday weekend here with me, and I can’t wait for her to get in town! I have quite the itinerary planned out for her visit. EEEK.    Let’s take a peak at the goals I[Read more]

8 Facts to Know About Collagen & Its Benefits

Happy Sunday, everyone! It’s overcast and cool here today, and I have all of my windows open. Airing out your home in the springtime is the best, isn’t it?! As for me, I’ve already been to spin class and have my laundry in the dryer, so I’d say it’s been a great morning so far. For the past year or so, I’ve been hearing a lot of people talk about collagen and introducing collagen peptides into their diets. It took[Read more]