November 2023: Embracing Gratitude & Things I’m Loving

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and the gratitude in my heart is overflowing. Even in the tough, messy, and mundane moments, God’s goodness shines through. Thank you, God, for sustaining me, even when I didn’t want to be sustained. Your relentless fight for me and the deep love you shower upon me leave me in awe. Your mercies, renewed every morning, are a constant source of gratitude.

As we step into this Thanksgiving week, let’s take a moment to reflect on the blessings that surround us. And here’s a gentle reminder: consider logging off socials. Personally, I find so MUCH joy in putting my phone aside when I’m with family during the holidays. There’s something magical about being present in the moment and barely picking up the phone. I encourage you to do the same. I hope you have an amazing Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving Reflections & Journal Prompt:

Take a moment to reflect on the small, often overlooked joys that made your Thanksgiving beautiful in the past. Whether it’s a shared laugh, a comforting aroma in the kitchen, or a heartfelt conversation, capture these moments and express gratitude for the beauty in the details.

  1. Connections That Warm the Heart:

    • Consider the people who surrounded you during Thanksgiving—family, friends, or even new acquaintances. Reflect on the connections that brought warmth to your day. Write about the conversations, shared stories, and the sense of togetherness that made this Thanksgiving memorable.

  2. Personal Growth and Reflection:

    • Thanksgiving is not just about the feast but also a time for self-reflection. Consider the personal growth and lessons you’ve experienced throughout the year. What challenges have you overcome, and how have they shaped you? Express gratitude for the strength and resilience that brought you to this point.

  3. Quiet Moments of Reflection:

    • Amidst the hustle and bustle, there are often quiet moments of reflection during Thanksgiving. Whether it’s a solitary walk, a glance out the window, or a few moments of stillness, reflect on these introspective moments. Consider what you’re thankful for in the silence, acknowledging the depth that reflection brings to the holiday.

My current obsessions…

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  1. Threshold & Studio McGee- Santal & Ginger Candle

Threshold Santal and Ginger Candle with Studio McGee

This candle is my new obsession! If you’re into Le Labo’s Santal 33, you’ll be all over this scent.

Scent: Cardamom, Ginger, Musk, Sandalwood

Undaria Algae Body Oil - Osea

To all my fellow business travel girlies, I’m all about that less-is-more life. Found this gem of a travel-sized oil, and let me tell you, it’s a game-changer. A must-have, especially if you’re battling the dry skin struggle. Plus, it smells divine. Trust me, it’s a travel essential you didn’t know you needed

Monos Metro Tote

Bagged an amazing deal on this Monos tote, and let me spill the tea—it was so worth it! You know I’m a Monos stan, rocking their duffle and backpack like it’s a lifestyle, and now this tote completes the squad. Perfect for bossing up in business trips or slaying the office game. Can’t wait to rock it on my next travel adventure!

Here is my link if you want a $20 off discount.

air max 90 women's

This is my go-to sneaker these days. It is comfy any super cute with a variety of colors. It’s also a great shoe to travel with too.

Coach Signature Scent Toilette

One day when I was at the Coach store I came across their signature Coach scent. I love this scent and get SOOO many compliments.

Notes: Juicy pear, timeless rose, and cedarwood

Fenty Glow from Fenty Beauty is hands down my all-time favorite lip gloss. Let me tell you, it looks absolutely stunning on brown-skinned beauties! I had a major lip gloss phase in college, then I ventured into the world of lipsticks, but guess what? I’m officially back in my lip gloss era, and Fenty Glow is THAT GIRL! Trust me, it’s a top recommendation from me. XOXO💄✨

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