Looks for Less: Calypso St. Barth Resort Outfit

February 27, 2014

As I plan for the trip/wedding to Carmel, I can’t help but direct my eye at Calypso St. Barth. I just love their stuff, but I just can’t afford it. So instead I hunt down similar styles from their lookbook and find cheaper alternatives. And if I am doing the leg work, I should just share it with you, right?

Resort Wear Outfit For Less

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Calypso St. Barth Spring Muse Outfit

Open Cardigan | White Cami | Linen Pants | Sandals | Necklace

$867.57 savings!

What store/website do you love to drool over?

Bucket Lists Help Me Focus – Here’s Mine

February 7, 2014

My life has always been planned in my head: go to college, get a good job, get married, have babies and travel. All things I love and want to do.

This year, I will be 27. TWENTY-SEVEN! I know to some that seems young, but I always had it in my head that all would be accomplished by now. Bonus: I am getting married this year to B! Woot <3!

I started writing my bucket list when I was in high school. I saw my dad and step-mom, Patty writing theirs, so I thought I would do one too. It’s long. You’ve been warned.

So even though this year I will be 27, I know that I have done a lot with those 27 years. And even more to come…

Check out my bucket list.

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Amanda’s Sexy Arm Workout

January 9, 2014

Sometimes I love working out, other times I just hate it. Today was a day that I loved it. I thought I would share my workout with you because it was one I enjoyed. I created it myself and because I am not a fitness professional I must disclaim that I am not a fitness professional so make sure you’re able to do this workout before attempting. There, that is over with.

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Update: My mom reminded me that not everyone knows what these exercises are. Here are the links to learn how to do each exercise.

Tell me: How did the workout go for you?

Printable Goal Worksheet: How I Document My Goals

December 31, 2013
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Update: I have reorganized the worksheet for easier filling out process! Re-download now!

One of the things I love most about starting a new year is creating goals. Last year, at an all staff meeting our CEO asked us to write down three things that we would do in 2013 if we had 50/50 chance of dying in the next 5 years. That’s a pretty amazing question to think about for the year ahead. What would you do if you had limited time left on this earth? I’m guessing losing weight or quitting smoking wouldn’t be on it, right? Mine didn’t either. Last year on my list I wrote…

  • Get married
  • Go back to France
  • Write my book

While I didn’t actually do those things, I am getting married this year (May 17, 2014), I did go back to Europe (London…where I got engaged), and I wrote out the characters for my book. I realized though, that health is important to me so here’s my bucket list this year…

  • Get married (didn’t change)
  • Get healthy
  • Travel and spend quality time with loved ones

I’m sure some of you are saying, “But Amanda, those aren’t specific enough…how will you accomplish them?”

Luckily, I have made and FAILED many goals. I have learned from various goal techniques what it takes to make goals happen and documenting them in a way where you won’t forget them over the year is key! So I am going to help you learn from my mistakes.

Here is a downloadable + free goal worksheet that will help you plan your resolutions so this year they’re fail-proof. Of course, you’re going to need to throw in some determination in there, but I can’t do that for you! I will be posting my resolution worksheet tomorrow on the blog so you can see what I have come up with. Yay!

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Download the Resolution Worksheet

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DOWNLOAD THE WORKSHEET

What are your goals for 2014?