Collaboration With ilymix.com

 Just in time for cute summer accessories, I have collaborated with ilymix.com to give my followers a special discount code for their orders! Their beach inspired hats and retro sunglasses are my favorite items. When ordering, just use the discount code theemmakat to receive 10% off. XOXO

3 Articles To Inspire You To Spring Clean Your Wardrobe

Spring cleaning is something that pretty much everyone does. It’s a great way to get rid of items just taking up space in your house, or maybe make a little extra cash with a yard sale. I feel like the one area that gets overlooked when it comes to this is our closets. Below IContinue reading “3 Articles To Inspire You To Spring Clean Your Wardrobe”

Bathing Suit Guide For All Body Types

Bathing suit season has come once again. For some, this is exciting. Others dread it, or simply avoid it at all costs. That is why I made this bathing suit guide for all body types: so that no matter what shape you are, you can have fun in the sun and feel your best! ColumnContinue reading “Bathing Suit Guide For All Body Types”

Vanilla Chia Seed Fruit Smoothie

After recently posting a picture of this vanilla chia seed fruit smoothie on snapchat, I got a request from a friend to put the recipe on the blog. I’m not one to enjoy all of the trendy juices or green smoothies, but prefer sticking to simple fruit based ones – especially berry flavors. Alex andContinue reading “Vanilla Chia Seed Fruit Smoothie”

Easy DIY Decorative Succulent

  A green thumb is not a part of my skill set. I kill most houseplants, and have my fingers crossed that the bulbs I planted in October will actually bloom in our flower beds. I wanted to start adding some greenery inside our house, so I thought I would play it safe with aContinue reading “Easy DIY Decorative Succulent”

DIY Salt Dough Ornaments

This year for our Christmas tree, we stuck to a silver and gold theme with snowy branches and uniform decorations. I made these salt dough ornaments as a way to incorporate some creative homemade touches that are a step above the popsicle stick and glitter glue ones from grade school. ** Tip** I had to addContinue reading “DIY Salt Dough Ornaments”