#pursuewhatislovely Instagram Photos & Videos

pursuewhatislovely - 446.3k posts

For me. From me. Passion!
Because I #adoremyself

For me. From me. Passion!
Because I #adoremyself

106 1 2 minutes ago
take me out for coffee... or not

take me out for coffee... or not

6 1 5 minutes ago
We love Thieves cleaner because it is SO versatile - it’s amazing on counters, in bathrooms, on windows and mirrors. Did you know you can clean your floor with it? ✨ Tile, linoleum, hardwoods have never been so happy! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
If you aren’t a member yet - this month, when you buy your premium starter kit, you’ll also get a big bottle of thieves household cleaner AND a glass spray bottle. 🙌🏻
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✨ buy your kit using the link in my profile and you’ll also get $25 back!! 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻
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 #midwestessentials #goldendropsociety @younglivingeo #youngliving #essentialoils #theeverygirl #abmlifeisbeautiful #babeswhohustle #goodcleangoop #calledtocreate #thatsdarling  #clean #pursuewhatislovely  #happymama #healthymommy #healthyliving #healthybabies #momlife #cleanhomehappyhome #cleanhome #natural #thievescleaner #essentialsforliving #mindbodygram #iamwellandgood #health #wellness #balance #healthyliving #goodvibes #raisingmytribe

We love Thieves cleaner because it is SO versatile - it’s amazing on counters, in bathrooms, on windows and mirrors. Did you know you can clean your floor with it? ✨ Tile, linoleum, hardwoods have never been so happy! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
If you aren’t a member yet - this month, when you buy your premium starter kit, you’ll also get a big bottle of thieves household cleaner AND a glass spray bottle. 🙌🏻
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✨ buy your kit using the link in my profile and you’ll also get $25 back!! 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻
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#midwestessentials #goldendropsociety @younglivingeo #youngliving #essentialoils #theeverygirl #abmlifeisbeautiful #babeswhohustle #goodcleangoop #calledtocreate #thatsdarling #clean #pursuewhatislovely #happymama #healthymommy #healthyliving #healthybabies #momlife #cleanhomehappyhome #cleanhome #natural #thievescleaner #essentialsforliving #mindbodygram #iamwellandgood #health #wellness #balance #healthyliving #goodvibes #raisingmytribe

9 0 7 minutes ago
"Overall", these little boogers are pretty stinkin cute 😉

"Overall", these little boogers are pretty stinkin cute 😉

20 2 10 minutes ago
The more time I spend in NYC, the more I fall in love with the city. Years ago I found it overwhelming and stressful to even visit. Now I daydream about what it could be like to live there. This @airbnb gave me a nice little taste of what that might feel like during the long weekend. Sharing it with someone I’m excited about made it even better! 💚

The more time I spend in NYC, the more I fall in love with the city. Years ago I found it overwhelming and stressful to even visit. Now I daydream about what it could be like to live there. This @airbnb gave me a nice little taste of what that might feel like during the long weekend. Sharing it with someone I’m excited about made it even better! 💚

16 1 13 minutes ago
✋Raise your hand if cute desk supplies make work a little better! ✋⠀⠀
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Upgrade your iPhone accessory game with this oh-so pretty gold USB cord. ✨ Happy desk, happy day as we like to say. 😉 #givebrightness

✋Raise your hand if cute desk supplies make work a little better! ✋⠀⠀
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Upgrade your iPhone accessory game with this oh-so pretty gold USB cord. ✨ Happy desk, happy day as we like to say. 😉 #givebrightness

17 3 16 minutes ago
Honest moment 😅: we did some renovations & painting on our home last fall and I’m just now getting around to hanging this up again! 😆
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It was a bit of a blessing in disguise when I hung this yesterday, because it made me stop and remember our family’s mission since I hadn’t seen it in a while.
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Does your family have a mission statement? I’d love to design a print that fits your family’s style! $20 printed on 8x10 cardstock 😄
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#designeronamission #designwithpurpose #pursuewhatislovely #family #missionstatement #christianprints #christiangraphics #calledtocreate #pastorswife #missionalmotherhood

Honest moment 😅: we did some renovations & painting on our home last fall and I’m just now getting around to hanging this up again! 😆
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It was a bit of a blessing in disguise when I hung this yesterday, because it made me stop and remember our family’s mission since I hadn’t seen it in a while.
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Does your family have a mission statement? I’d love to design a print that fits your family’s style! $20 printed on 8x10 cardstock 😄
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#designeronamission #designwithpurpose #pursuewhatislovely #family #missionstatement #christianprints #christiangraphics #calledtocreate #pastorswife #missionalmotherhood

8 0 25 minutes ago
That pop of pink for the summer! 🌸💎☀️
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👍🏼DM: @elitefinejewelers
📧Email: info@elitefinejewelers.com
📞Call: 480-699-6803
💎Visit: elitefinejewelers.com .
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#summerjewelry #marquise #marquisediamond #bestbirthdaygift #sapphires #birthdaypresent

That pop of pink for the summer! 🌸💎☀️
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👍🏼DM: @elitefinejewelers
📧Email: info@elitefinejewelers.com
📞Call: 480-699-6803
💎Visit: elitefinejewelers.com .
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#summerjewelry #marquise #marquisediamond #bestbirthdaygift #sapphires #birthdaypresent

9 1 25 minutes ago
Happy Tuesday! One more sleep until our mini break in Cornwall! Hope I actually have some energy to go out and do the things I have planned! 🌼 the weather is looking decent too 〰️ what are your plans for the week?

Happy Tuesday! One more sleep until our mini break in Cornwall! Hope I actually have some energy to go out and do the things I have planned! 🌼 the weather is looking decent too 〰️ what are your plans for the week?

13 1 28 minutes ago
The universe is rooting for you 🌿🌱🌵

The universe is rooting for you 🌿🌱🌵

19 1 28 minutes ago
See the white car? Haha! That guy stopped the car to watch me take this pic 🤣 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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It was funny, so instead of being all embarrassed, I embraced it....
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Moral: never let someone make you feel weird/bad/embarrassed about getting a pic! Haha! We ALL do it!! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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&& if you don’t that’s fine too🤘🏽 try not to be a hater tho. We are all workin hard trying to see our results && live our best lives! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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#healthmatters 
#healthyhappylife #bootygainsinprogress 
#mindbodygram 
#nourishyourself 
#selfloveclub 
#loveyoselfmore 
#checkins  #nothingisordinary  #checkingresults 
#thatsdarling 
#theeverygirl 
#pursuewhatislovely 
#bodygram 
#fitchicksrock 
#lovewomen 
#dontbringothersdown
#womenareamazing 
#lookeylookey

See the white car? Haha! That guy stopped the car to watch me take this pic 🤣 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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#healthmatters
#healthyhappylife #bootygainsinprogress
#mindbodygram
#nourishyourself
#selfloveclub
#loveyoselfmore
#checkins #nothingisordinary #checkingresults
#thatsdarling
#theeverygirl
#pursuewhatislovely
#bodygram
#fitchicksrock
#lovewomen
#dontbringothersdown
#womenareamazing
#lookeylookey

43 14 29 minutes ago
Gifted | Handbag essentials 👜 I never leave the house without a bottle of water and now thanks to my beautiful new @riflepaperco Canteen bottle my water stays cold, looks pretty and helps to save the planet whilst doing so 🌸 how cool is that? 👏 (See what I did there 😉) there are so many opportunities to make small changes to our lifestyle that can go a long way to helping the planet we all live and breathe on, and buying a reusable bottle really is an investment we can all make IMO 💕 do you use an reusable water bottle? 🙌

Gifted | Handbag essentials 👜 I never leave the house without a bottle of water and now thanks to my beautiful new @riflepaperco Canteen bottle my water stays cold, looks pretty and helps to save the planet whilst doing so 🌸 how cool is that? 👏 (See what I did there 😉) there are so many opportunities to make small changes to our lifestyle that can go a long way to helping the planet we all live and breathe on, and buying a reusable bottle really is an investment we can all make IMO 💕 do you use an reusable water bottle? 🙌

32 3 32 minutes ago
This sea seeker is more than ready ☼

This sea seeker is more than ready ☼

23 3 33 minutes ago
May text messages series — words of affirmation is my number one love language. These are words I don’t take lightly and encourage me to keep pressing in. God knows. So to my family & friends who love me 3,000 and love me in this way- thank you. •
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#chooselovely #authenticliving #liveintentionally #choosejoy #livethelittlethings #pursuewhatislovely #holdyourmoments #seekthesimplicity #darling #darlingmoment #vsco #findjoy #darlingweekend #petitejoys #adobe #illustrator #create

May text messages series — words of affirmation is my number one love language. These are words I don’t take lightly and encourage me to keep pressing in. God knows. So to my family & friends who love me 3,000 and love me in this way- thank you. •





#chooselovely #authenticliving #liveintentionally #choosejoy #livethelittlethings #pursuewhatislovely #holdyourmoments #seekthesimplicity #darling #darlingmoment #vsco #findjoy #darlingweekend #petitejoys #adobe #illustrator #create

11 0 33 minutes ago
Flowers on the trees and pollen in the air! Spring is finally here and I’m celebrating by spending as much time outside as I can, even though the birch tree pollen gives me migraines. 😬😱 Gotta soak up the good weather in Portland while it lasts!!

Flowers on the trees and pollen in the air! Spring is finally here and I’m celebrating by spending as much time outside as I can, even though the birch tree pollen gives me migraines. 😬😱 Gotta soak up the good weather in Portland while it lasts!!

5 1 35 minutes ago
Szeretem a kreatív tevékenységeket! Szeretek főzni, szerintem a főzés egy nagyon kreatív dolog. Vannak olyan ételek, amit az év egy bizonyos időszakában főzök meg. Egyszer. Legközelebb a következő évben kerül rá sor. Ma egy ilyen étel volt nálunk, ugyanis spárgaszezonban nekem muszáj megcsinálnom @tbreni.photo spárgás zöldborsós rizottóját!
Ti hogy szeretitek legjobban a spárgát?
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#gyűrű #ékszer #ringspiration #simplejewelry #hungariandesigner #madeinhungary #hunkgarianbrand #kézzelkészült #madebyhand #madewithlove #prettylittlethings #mik #instahun #ikozosseg #foodporn #mutimiteszel #pursuewhatislovely #mutimitsütsz #mik_gasztro  #magyarblogger  #jewelrydesign #handmadedesign  #panyizsuzsi #livecolorfully #danielwellington

Szeretem a kreatív tevékenységeket! Szeretek főzni, szerintem a főzés egy nagyon kreatív dolog. Vannak olyan ételek, amit az év egy bizonyos időszakában főzök meg. Egyszer. Legközelebb a következő évben kerül rá sor. Ma egy ilyen étel volt nálunk, ugyanis spárgaszezonban nekem muszáj megcsinálnom @tbreni.photo spárgás zöldborsós rizottóját!
Ti hogy szeretitek legjobban a spárgát?
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#gyűrű #ékszer #ringspiration #simplejewelry #hungariandesigner #madeinhungary #hunkgarianbrand #kézzelkészült #madebyhand #madewithlove #prettylittlethings #mik #instahun #ikozosseg #foodporn #mutimiteszel #pursuewhatislovely #mutimitsütsz #mik_gasztro #magyarblogger #jewelrydesign #handmadedesign #panyizsuzsi #livecolorfully #danielwellington

19 1 38 minutes ago
Uwielbiam sukienki w stylu boho 😉😘 nie tylko są ultra kobiece, ale też bardzo zwiewne, wygodne i zarazem dziewczęce 😉😘 A ostatnimi czasy ową miłość do sukienek wszelakich ujawniła również Lauruś 😁 Także u nas dzień bez zmiany w jej przypadku "stylizacji" co najmniej trzy razy, to dzień stracony 🤣🤣🤣 Aż strach pomyśleć, co to będzie za parę lat 😱😱😱 A u Was mamusie jak sprawy się mają w kwestii garderoby? Wasze dzieciaczki lubią się stroić i same wybierają sobie ubranka, czy ten aspekt już jest w waszej kwestii? 😘
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#bohogirl #boholook #bohostyle #sukienkinawesele #sukienki #stylizacja #dresslover #polskadziewczyna #polskakobieta #lookbook #naturelover #springoutfit #lubiepolske #brunettegirl #polskajestpiekna #polskanaweekend #natura #las #gypsystyle #hippiegirl #boholifestyle #bohovibes #bohoinspo #forestgirl #pursuewhatislovely #forestwalk #lovespring #wiosna #polskamama #przyrodapolska

Uwielbiam sukienki w stylu boho 😉😘 nie tylko są ultra kobiece, ale też bardzo zwiewne, wygodne i zarazem dziewczęce 😉😘 A ostatnimi czasy ową miłość do sukienek wszelakich ujawniła również Lauruś 😁 Także u nas dzień bez zmiany w jej przypadku "stylizacji" co najmniej trzy razy, to dzień stracony 🤣🤣🤣 Aż strach pomyśleć, co to będzie za parę lat 😱😱😱 A u Was mamusie jak sprawy się mają w kwestii garderoby? Wasze dzieciaczki lubią się stroić i same wybierają sobie ubranka, czy ten aspekt już jest w waszej kwestii? 😘
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#bohogirl #boholook #bohostyle #sukienkinawesele #sukienki #stylizacja #dresslover #polskadziewczyna #polskakobieta #lookbook #naturelover #springoutfit #lubiepolske #brunettegirl #polskajestpiekna #polskanaweekend #natura #las #gypsystyle #hippiegirl #boholifestyle #bohovibes #bohoinspo #forestgirl #pursuewhatislovely #forestwalk #lovespring #wiosna #polskamama #przyrodapolska

75 13 41 minutes ago
Giving homage to our favorite childhood movies through great fashion is always fun 🧞
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#ThatsDarlingMovement #abmHappyLife #PursueWhatIsLovely #WhoWhatWear #WearThisNext #AnotheroutfitPost #yougotitright #StyleCollective #aladdin #CoutureLane #SpringFashion #aladdinmovie

Giving homage to our favorite childhood movies through great fashion is always fun 🧞
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#ThatsDarlingMovement #abmHappyLife #PursueWhatIsLovely #WhoWhatWear #WearThisNext #AnotheroutfitPost #yougotitright #StyleCollective #aladdin #CoutureLane #SpringFashion #aladdinmovie

13 1 43 minutes ago
life is a party... dress like it

life is a party... dress like it

26 5 45 minutes ago
Almost finished!  I didn't spend very much time this weekend knitting as I'm trying to get my gardens in order, I did however finish the body! I only have to knit the sleeves and I'm done. 
This crop sweater could easily be knit start to finish in about 5 days it's so easy and quick!  I decided to cast off the body without doing the stretchy bind off, my first attempt I used the stretchy bind off and it looked wayyyy too stretched out so this morning I ripped it backed and just did a regular bind off and I'm happy with the result.  I can't wait to see it after the sleeves are done and it's blocked!
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#ourmakerlife#makerlife#handcrafted#handmadeisbest#handmadeincanada#makersgonnamake#maker#handsandhustle#soldotnacrop#sustainablefashion#instaknit#knit#knitallthethings#knitterlicious#knittersofravelry#knittersgonnaknit#knittersofinstagram#pursuewhatislovely#thatsdarling#thehappynow#fashion#staycozy#mood#yarnaddict#yarnoligist#dyersofinstagram#handdyedyarn#colourscheme#diy#yarnporn

Almost finished! I didn't spend very much time this weekend knitting as I'm trying to get my gardens in order, I did however finish the body! I only have to knit the sleeves and I'm done.
This crop sweater could easily be knit start to finish in about 5 days it's so easy and quick! I decided to cast off the body without doing the stretchy bind off, my first attempt I used the stretchy bind off and it looked wayyyy too stretched out so this morning I ripped it backed and just did a regular bind off and I'm happy with the result. I can't wait to see it after the sleeves are done and it's blocked!
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#ourmakerlife #makerlife #handcrafted #handmadeisbest #handmadeincanada #makersgonnamake #maker #handsandhustle #soldotnacrop #sustainablefashion #instaknit #knit #knitallthethings #knitterlicious #knittersofravelry #knittersgonnaknit #knittersofinstagram #pursuewhatislovely #thatsdarling #thehappynow #fashion #staycozy #mood #yarnaddict #yarnoligist #dyersofinstagram #handdyedyarn #colourscheme #diy #yarnporn

31 0 48 minutes ago
On this dreary day I’m thinking back to some sweet moments this past weekend! 💕🎨😊️ Saturday morning I led a watercolor workshop at @arworkshopankeny which was a total blast, followed by my baby brother’s grad party the rest of the day! 🍾 🎈
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Boy, am I proud of this kid. He continually inspires me to dream and create without bounds, to embrace the fun and beauty in life, and stand up for what’s right. @nathanial_j_ , you are going to do amazing things! 👏🏻👏🏻
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What did you want to do when you graduated High School? Is that your current job?
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#sharingcreativity#graceoverperfection #presentoverperfect#livingloved
#becreative #artparty #paintandsip #paintdrinkhavefun #watercolorworkshop #learntopaint #madeindsm #desmoines #amesiowa #midwestartist #desmoinesart #creativebusinessowner #femtrepreneur#risingtidesociety #liveauthentic#livethemoment #fromwhereiwork #thatsdarling#pursuewhatislovely #creativeandchronicallyill

On this dreary day I’m thinking back to some sweet moments this past weekend! 💕🎨😊️ Saturday morning I led a watercolor workshop at @arworkshopankeny which was a total blast, followed by my baby brother’s grad party the rest of the day! 🍾 🎈
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Boy, am I proud of this kid. He continually inspires me to dream and create without bounds, to embrace the fun and beauty in life, and stand up for what’s right. @nathanial_j_ , you are going to do amazing things! 👏🏻👏🏻
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What did you want to do when you graduated High School? Is that your current job?
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#sharingcreativity #graceoverperfection #presentoverperfect #livingloved
#becreative #artparty #paintandsip #paintdrinkhavefun #watercolorworkshop #learntopaint #madeindsm #desmoines #amesiowa #midwestartist #desmoinesart #creativebusinessowner #femtrepreneur #risingtidesociety #liveauthentic #livethemoment #fromwhereiwork #thatsdarling #pursuewhatislovely #creativeandchronicallyill

20 1 53 minutes ago
Sat amongst the coral, under a giant jellyfish 🙈 I am obsessed with the theme for this year's #chelseainbloom ~ under the sea 🐟 so much colour and beautiful flowers (which you all know I am obsessed with!) If you haven't taken the time to go and see some of the amazing pieces, you have to!! It's well worth it!

Sat amongst the coral, under a giant jellyfish 🙈 I am obsessed with the theme for this year's #chelseainbloom ~ under the sea 🐟 so much colour and beautiful flowers (which you all know I am obsessed with!) If you haven't taken the time to go and see some of the amazing pieces, you have to!! It's well worth it!

17 1 55 minutes ago
What guilt-free mom-ing looks like in our house! .
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Our oily journey started with our first baby and got stronger with our second. We were determined to create the best environment possible for those tiny immune systems and in doing so have created a healthier environment for ourselves too! Over the past three years we have seen a decrease in the amount we go to the doctor, a decrease in medications stored in our cupboards, and an increase in our overall wellbeing. They are the tools I use to help sustain my energy and emotions to be the momma I need to be! In supporting myself and my health, I'm able to be more available to my children and they get to learn by watching how to take care of themselves without compromising their health! .
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If you're ready to give this toxin-free life a try, check out the link in my bio. From now to the end of the month you'll get an extra bonus when you sign up, aside from being my friend 😘 and lots of support from our wonderful team of people! You'll get a free bottle of the Thieves Household Cleaner and a glass spray bottle which will last you forever, provide Toxin Free cleaning for your whole house, and have major cost savings! .
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Drop a comment or send me a DM and let's chat! .
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#guiltyfree #guiltfreemomma #toxinfree #oilylife #healthyhome #toxinfreehome  #cleanliving #takingcareofus #takecare #sweetbabies #immunesupport #wahmlife #wahm #sahmlife #sahm #momlife #bossbabe #doingmybest #onlythebest #lifewithlittles #clean #babycare #healthylifestyle #bewell #livewell #livingwell #toxinfreecleaning #bossmom #everysquareastory #pursuewhatislovely

What guilt-free mom-ing looks like in our house! .
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Our oily journey started with our first baby and got stronger with our second. We were determined to create the best environment possible for those tiny immune systems and in doing so have created a healthier environment for ourselves too! Over the past three years we have seen a decrease in the amount we go to the doctor, a decrease in medications stored in our cupboards, and an increase in our overall wellbeing. They are the tools I use to help sustain my energy and emotions to be the momma I need to be! In supporting myself and my health, I'm able to be more available to my children and they get to learn by watching how to take care of themselves without compromising their health! .
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If you're ready to give this toxin-free life a try, check out the link in my bio. From now to the end of the month you'll get an extra bonus when you sign up, aside from being my friend 😘 and lots of support from our wonderful team of people! You'll get a free bottle of the Thieves Household Cleaner and a glass spray bottle which will last you forever, provide Toxin Free cleaning for your whole house, and have major cost savings! .
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Drop a comment or send me a DM and let's chat! .
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#guiltyfree #guiltfreemomma #toxinfree #oilylife #healthyhome #toxinfreehome #cleanliving #takingcareofus #takecare #sweetbabies #immunesupport #wahmlife #wahm #sahmlife #sahm #momlife #bossbabe #doingmybest #onlythebest #lifewithlittles #clean #babycare #healthylifestyle #bewell #livewell #livingwell #toxinfreecleaning #bossmom #everysquareastory #pursuewhatislovely

9 0 56 minutes ago
FINALE / COMMENCEMENT | There are a lot of emotions that have come with being a grad school spouse for the past 7 years: admiration, pride, happiness over the milestones and, in my lesser moments, resentment. Always more work to be done. Always the pressure to publish and network. Always the need to chase more professionally. .
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But this weekend, the overwhelming feeling was one of joy and gratitude. People probably think we’re crazy to have had a big family while Andrew earned his degrees, mostly on a single limited income, but even on the days we both hated his program, it was the way for us to learn a spirit of sacrifice and service in a bigger way than we probably would have otherwise. I used to imagine his graduation day with a specific image in my mind of two children and a third on the way—got ahead of ourselves on that one 😅 So I’m thankful for this, our specific path of purification, and for the gift of being surrounded by our very own family. How different life would feel otherwise.
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As he completes his first year teaching high school instead of college, it might look to the world like a step down, but its unquestionably the right fit for someone so intentional and relationship-oriented. A call. I constantly say what makes my husband the best dad is what makes him the best teacher, and vice versa: care, attention, and encouragement to critically ask what makes for a truly fulfilling life. So cheers to you, Dr. Calis; I couldn’t be more proud!
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Not pictured: Siena fell asleep on her grandma right before the family photos.

FINALE / COMMENCEMENT | There are a lot of emotions that have come with being a grad school spouse for the past 7 years: admiration, pride, happiness over the milestones and, in my lesser moments, resentment. Always more work to be done. Always the pressure to publish and network. Always the need to chase more professionally. .
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But this weekend, the overwhelming feeling was one of joy and gratitude. People probably think we’re crazy to have had a big family while Andrew earned his degrees, mostly on a single limited income, but even on the days we both hated his program, it was the way for us to learn a spirit of sacrifice and service in a bigger way than we probably would have otherwise. I used to imagine his graduation day with a specific image in my mind of two children and a third on the way—got ahead of ourselves on that one 😅 So I’m thankful for this, our specific path of purification, and for the gift of being surrounded by our very own family. How different life would feel otherwise.
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As he completes his first year teaching high school instead of college, it might look to the world like a step down, but its unquestionably the right fit for someone so intentional and relationship-oriented. A call. I constantly say what makes my husband the best dad is what makes him the best teacher, and vice versa: care, attention, and encouragement to critically ask what makes for a truly fulfilling life. So cheers to you, Dr. Calis; I couldn’t be more proud!
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Not pictured: Siena fell asleep on her grandma right before the family photos.

52 6 1 hour ago
Been wearing this super casual OOTD on repeat recently. It’s so simple but something about it makes me feel really vintage! 
P.S. I did a PR unboxing and shared some tricks/tips on how to get PR as a small influencer in yesterday’s YouTube video! Link in my bio!

Been wearing this super casual OOTD on repeat recently. It’s so simple but something about it makes me feel really vintage!
P.S. I did a PR unboxing and shared some tricks/tips on how to get PR as a small influencer in yesterday’s YouTube video! Link in my bio!

46 2 1 hour ago
A woman’s steal, comfort, classy, and fashionable all in one . Alure gal @camilleportugais_ wearing Bali set 💙😍
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#summervibes #whatiwore #thatsdarling #pursuewhatislovely #stylehigh #ootd #fashionblogger #mtlgirl

A woman’s steal, comfort, classy, and fashionable all in one . Alure gal @camilleportugais_ wearing Bali set 💙😍
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#summervibes #whatiwore #thatsdarling #pursuewhatislovely #stylehigh #ootd #fashionblogger #mtlgirl

30 0 1 hour ago
— Como piense, sentiré
Como sienta, vibraré
Como vibre, atraeré... —
#mybeautifulsimplicity #teamcanon #godisinthedetails

— Como piense, sentiré
Como sienta, vibraré
Como vibre, atraeré... —
#mybeautifulsimplicity #teamcanon #godisinthedetails

17 2 1 hour ago
Me, being super extra in front of my favourite Spring flowering tree (shh don’t tell the others) 🌸 I’m linking these heart sunglasses for you guys because they are SO fun for Spring and less than $15! Would make the cutest accessory for the pool or a beach day! http://liketk.it/2BYgv #liketkit @liketoknow.it

Me, being super extra in front of my favourite Spring flowering tree (shh don’t tell the others) 🌸 I’m linking these heart sunglasses for you guys because they are SO fun for Spring and less than $15! Would make the cutest accessory for the pool or a beach day! http://liketk.it/2BYgv #liketkit @liketoknow.it

44 9 1 hour ago
The only way I can breathe is swimming underwater🧜🏻‍♀️ And you ?

The only way I can breathe is swimming underwater🧜🏻‍♀️ And you ?

132 53 1 hour ago
Spring is fading into summer... my favorite season! 🌷Which is yours? 🌞
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I’ve been a little MIA, focusing on getting my family settled into our new home & getting back into some non-shopping related hobbies like drawing. (Even thrifting online, my favorite way to relax, can start to add up, so I try to cultivate alternatives! As for thrifting, I thrifted my dress & her hat in the image above! Tap for deets.) 👒
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MJ is starting to mature out of his terrible threes as my summer baby’s fourth birthday approaches ... Keep your fingers crossed for me, but I think I may have just potty-trained him THIS MORNING NBD! 🙌🏼
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Anyway, in that spirit of reclaiming my sanity, I’m going to try to catch up with my blog this week, and have a fun blog-related announcement to share still. Stay tuned!!! 📻 .
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Do you guys have time for hobbies? When I was a child, adults told me there’d be no time for books or drawing when I grew up, and I remember being horrified at the prospect. It’s definitely hard to keep at anything consistently, but it’s so worth it every time I carve out an hour here or there for a book or a sketch! 🎨📚 Here’s a (very) quick sketch (slide through) of this lovely moment at a tulip farm this spring! Let me know what you think... 🙈#sustainablefashion 
#thrifter 
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#update #littlestoriesofmylife #momlife #ullajohnson #doen #strawhats #thrifted #secondhandclothes #slowfashion #tulipfestival #tulip #mommyandme #mydaughter #maxidress #70sfashion #postitfortheaesthetic #pursuewhatyoulove #pursuewhatislovely #stylediary #blogeusemode #artistsoninstagram #sketchbook #Matisse

Spring is fading into summer... my favorite season! 🌷Which is yours? 🌞
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I’ve been a little MIA, focusing on getting my family settled into our new home & getting back into some non-shopping related hobbies like drawing. (Even thrifting online, my favorite way to relax, can start to add up, so I try to cultivate alternatives! As for thrifting, I thrifted my dress & her hat in the image above! Tap for deets.) 👒
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MJ is starting to mature out of his terrible threes as my summer baby’s fourth birthday approaches ... Keep your fingers crossed for me, but I think I may have just potty-trained him THIS MORNING NBD! 🙌🏼
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Anyway, in that spirit of reclaiming my sanity, I’m going to try to catch up with my blog this week, and have a fun blog-related announcement to share still. Stay tuned!!! 📻 .
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Do you guys have time for hobbies? When I was a child, adults told me there’d be no time for books or drawing when I grew up, and I remember being horrified at the prospect. It’s definitely hard to keep at anything consistently, but it’s so worth it every time I carve out an hour here or there for a book or a sketch! 🎨📚 Here’s a (very) quick sketch (slide through) of this lovely moment at a tulip farm this spring! Let me know what you think... 🙈 #sustainablefashion
#thrifter
#illustration .
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#update #littlestoriesofmylife #momlife #ullajohnson #doen #strawhats #thrifted #secondhandclothes #slowfashion #tulipfestival #tulip #mommyandme #mydaughter #maxidress #70sfashion #postitfortheaesthetic #pursuewhatyoulove #pursuewhatislovely #stylediary #blogeusemode #artistsoninstagram #sketchbook #Matisse

29 4 1 hour ago
endless blue🦋

endless blue🦋

46 1 1 hour ago
When I was in 2nd grade, I got a taste of being a business owner. I loved it and it stayed with me! I wanted to own my own business after being 8 and working the cash register at my dad’s store. 
Whenever he would take me to work, I raced behind the counter and all the employees knew to move out of the way when I was there. The cash register was all mine! 
All through college, I dreamed of the business I would own. It was going to be a coffee shop. One day I was going to open it up and it was going to be a place where moms could meet up, hang out, enjoy a cup of coffee, and there would be fresh flowers for them to grab and take home. 
I owned my first business in college while dreaming of my coffee shop. It was an Italian ice business at the outside part of the mall. We went there on weekends and sold Italian ice. It was a start. Even though short lived, I learned a ton and couldn’t stop thinking about the day I would open up my coffee shop. 
Since my dad was the entrepreneur that  I looked up to most and knew best, he told me to go work for a coffee shop before getting too far ahead of myself. At 22, I did that. I managed Panera bread and hated every little bit of it so I lost sight of that dream for awhile. 
I became content being a teacher but that vision of owning my own business haunted me. I attempted to open up a preschool. Combine the business with the teaching. I hated it! All of it! 
I tried getting Morgan to open up his own business. He really didn’t want to so that flopped too. 
The coffee shop turned into juice bar and even food truck and then back to coffee shop. But I didn’t have the money to start my own business. And I couldn’t risk leaving my career to put it all on the line with 3 little kids. It haunted me though! 
My vision of a business never looked like working form my lap top or phone from anywhere. In Tate’s old bedroom converted to an office with touches of his personality still present. On the sidelines of the soccer field. At a friends house. 
Was that even a thing? It kind of happened on accident and this business I now run is so much more than what I ever imagined my coffee shop being. 
I have all the perks of running my own

When I was in 2nd grade, I got a taste of being a business owner. I loved it and it stayed with me! I wanted to own my own business after being 8 and working the cash register at my dad’s store.
Whenever he would take me to work, I raced behind the counter and all the employees knew to move out of the way when I was there. The cash register was all mine!
All through college, I dreamed of the business I would own. It was going to be a coffee shop. One day I was going to open it up and it was going to be a place where moms could meet up, hang out, enjoy a cup of coffee, and there would be fresh flowers for them to grab and take home.
I owned my first business in college while dreaming of my coffee shop. It was an Italian ice business at the outside part of the mall. We went there on weekends and sold Italian ice. It was a start. Even though short lived, I learned a ton and couldn’t stop thinking about the day I would open up my coffee shop.
Since my dad was the entrepreneur that I looked up to most and knew best, he told me to go work for a coffee shop before getting too far ahead of myself. At 22, I did that. I managed Panera bread and hated every little bit of it so I lost sight of that dream for awhile.
I became content being a teacher but that vision of owning my own business haunted me. I attempted to open up a preschool. Combine the business with the teaching. I hated it! All of it!
I tried getting Morgan to open up his own business. He really didn’t want to so that flopped too.
The coffee shop turned into juice bar and even food truck and then back to coffee shop. But I didn’t have the money to start my own business. And I couldn’t risk leaving my career to put it all on the line with 3 little kids. It haunted me though!
My vision of a business never looked like working form my lap top or phone from anywhere. In Tate’s old bedroom converted to an office with touches of his personality still present. On the sidelines of the soccer field. At a friends house.
Was that even a thing? It kind of happened on accident and this business I now run is so much more than what I ever imagined my coffee shop being.
I have all the perks of running my own

15 1 1 hour ago
REMINDER: your purpose will never be tied to one job. 🙅🏻‍♀️⠀
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Your purpose is tied to creating a FULL life that allows you to tap into aligning your values, energy and time. 💫 A purpose-driven life makes time for it all. ⠀
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If you need a little dose of motivation, we’ve created a few wallpapers to help you find a little spark of joy every time you grab your phone.✨
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Head to our stories and screenshot now! We’ll save on our highlights too. 😉 #purposeplaybook

REMINDER: your purpose will never be tied to one job. 🙅🏻‍♀️⠀

Your purpose is tied to creating a FULL life that allows you to tap into aligning your values, energy and time. 💫 A purpose-driven life makes time for it all. ⠀
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If you need a little dose of motivation, we’ve created a few wallpapers to help you find a little spark of joy every time you grab your phone.✨
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Head to our stories and screenshot now! We’ll save on our highlights too. 😉 #purposeplaybook

28 5 1 hour ago

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This is the beach that I am most impressed in all the beaches I have been to.  It is not only amazing but also has unique terrain.  The beautiful crystal water that I cannot say a word.  If you ask me what is my favorite spot and feel the most worthy to come?  The answer is definitely here
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This is the beach that I am most impressed in all the beaches I have been to. It is not only amazing but also has unique terrain. The beautiful crystal water that I cannot say a word. If you ask me what is my favorite spot and feel the most worthy to come? The answer is definitely here
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530 15 4 hours ago
Peonies come in so many different shapes and colors. I tried to capture the delicate cup-like shapes in these Duchess de Nemours and the crimson on the inside of the Sarah Bernhardt peonies. With thanks to @pandaflowersyeg and @prairiepeonies for their expertise.

Peonies come in so many different shapes and colors. I tried to capture the delicate cup-like shapes in these Duchess de Nemours and the crimson on the inside of the Sarah Bernhardt peonies. With thanks to @pandaflowersyeg and @prairiepeonies for their expertise.

134 11 4 hours ago
"Τα χελιδόνια θα ξανάρθουν την Άνοιξη
αλλά αν μείνεις κλεισμένος στο υπόγειο
δεν θα ξέρεις καν πως τελείωσε ο χειμώνας. Ο ήλιος σίγουρα θα ξαναβγεί αύριο,αλλά αν δεν σηκώσεις τα μάτια στον ουρανό οι ακτίνες δεν θα σου φωτίσουν το πρόσωπο. Αν μείνεις ακίνητος, υπερβολικά ακίνητος παύεις να είσαι άνθρωπος, γίνεσαι άγαλμα
και η ζωή παύει να κυλάει μέσα σου. "

"Τα χελιδόνια θα ξανάρθουν την Άνοιξη
αλλά αν μείνεις κλεισμένος στο υπόγειο
δεν θα ξέρεις καν πως τελείωσε ο χειμώνας. Ο ήλιος σίγουρα θα ξαναβγεί αύριο,αλλά αν δεν σηκώσεις τα μάτια στον ουρανό οι ακτίνες δεν θα σου φωτίσουν το πρόσωπο. Αν μείνεις ακίνητος, υπερβολικά ακίνητος παύεις να είσαι άνθρωπος, γίνεσαι άγαλμα
και η ζωή παύει να κυλάει μέσα σου. "

116 4 1 hour ago
Just a reader in her natural habitat. Now that my summer has officially started, I can’t wait to catch up on bookstore browsing and reading more books! • Also, wishing I were back in DC at Second Story Books... thanks so much to Haley @mylittlebooktique for this photo.
• p.s. I need wedding music recommendations for a solo violinist as my musician has asked for a list and I really don’t know what I want her to play pre & post ceremony and as background music during the wedding luncheon. What songs should I add to the list?
• p.p.s. Happy Tuesday! My first day out of the classroom was spent at the dentist, working out, tutoring a student, and meeting a friend for coffee. I think I’ll just put that on repeat (sans the dentist visit) for the summer...

Just a reader in her natural habitat. Now that my summer has officially started, I can’t wait to catch up on bookstore browsing and reading more books! • Also, wishing I were back in DC at Second Story Books... thanks so much to Haley @mylittlebooktique for this photo.
• p.s. I need wedding music recommendations for a solo violinist as my musician has asked for a list and I really don’t know what I want her to play pre & post ceremony and as background music during the wedding luncheon. What songs should I add to the list?
• p.p.s. Happy Tuesday! My first day out of the classroom was spent at the dentist, working out, tutoring a student, and meeting a friend for coffee. I think I’ll just put that on repeat (sans the dentist visit) for the summer...

296 23 4 hours ago
I’ve decided that sweets are the only thing that can make me feel better after last night’s finale of Game of Thrones (one huge WTF) 🙄⁣
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(I think Dexter still takes the cake for worst finale ever tho... *trying to find the positive*)

I’ve decided that sweets are the only thing that can make me feel better after last night’s finale of Game of Thrones (one huge WTF) 🙄⁣

(I think Dexter still takes the cake for worst finale ever tho... *trying to find the positive*)

798 18 20 May, 2019
All I’m saying is that you should probably treat yourself to a day @thewnailbar and book with @prettyjessnails 😍🔥🥰

All I’m saying is that you should probably treat yourself to a day @thewnailbar and book with @prettyjessnails 😍🔥🥰

170 24 3 hours ago
Last week we went decor shopping (my favorite thing to do!) for the women’s conference next month. We have so many wonderful sponsors including @sweetelegancedfw Their shop is the cutest! Thanks @sweetelegancedfw for sponsoring your time and heart into this ministry. We love y’all! •
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What to expect at the conference:
Teaching/Preaching
New Friendships 
Photo Booths
After Party 🎉 
Tickets are only $35 (link in bio)
Women are flying in from all over the US ✈️ •
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Our latest podcast episode is about praying and fasting (link in bio)... how to build a closer relationship with the Lord. Have you ever felt like you need more spiritually? Prayer and fasting helps you develop a closer relationship with the Lord.

Last week we went decor shopping (my favorite thing to do!) for the women’s conference next month. We have so many wonderful sponsors including @sweetelegancedfw Their shop is the cutest! Thanks @sweetelegancedfw for sponsoring your time and heart into this ministry. We love y’all! •

What to expect at the conference:
Teaching/Preaching
New Friendships
Photo Booths
After Party 🎉
Tickets are only $35 (link in bio)
Women are flying in from all over the US ✈️ •

Our latest podcast episode is about praying and fasting (link in bio)... how to build a closer relationship with the Lord. Have you ever felt like you need more spiritually? Prayer and fasting helps you develop a closer relationship with the Lord.

145 9 4 hours ago