My Life Well Loved: Orchard Valley

Black Friday Fuel

You know what Thanksgiving means, right? It's the week of the Iron Bowl AND... Black Friday! I've been busy rounding up deals over here you won't want to miss (see some later in this post and make sure you follow me on Facebook where I'll post extras throughout the week that won't be on the blog!), heading to the store to stock up for Thanksgiving, and working. Since there's a lot going on around here and Thanksgiving is Thursday, I've been trying to eat healthy on the go...per usual. So, I found some new little tasty treats to add to my arsenal. I figured since you guys may be out Black Friday shopping and grocery shopping like mad people this week too you may want to know about these new little tasty treats you can stash in your purse. That way you can avoid the fast food places … [click to read more]

15 Hostess Gifts for Under $15

15 Holiday Hostess Gifts Under $15

The party invitations are starting to roll in and between Friendsgiving and spreading lots of Christmas cheer, it's time to get some festive and fabulous gifts for your hostessing friends! You could always grab the same old candle or cocktail napkins or you could do something a … [click to read more]

it cosmetics BYE BYE Pores: The best powder I've found for all day wear

Beauty Bits: Bye Bye Pores

Ready to step up your powder game? it COSMETICS packs a punch with this little gem. I hate how normally when I put on my foundation and powder for the day, my powder tends to settle into the fine wrinkles by my eyes. (Hello, 30! And yes, my dirty 30 birthday was … [click to read more]

Sharing my 2 month letter to #LeytonSamuel on the blog. Current favorite activity? Staring at the fan... {} #lifewellloved #2months #boymom

Leyton is 2 Months Old!

Leyton, We've been so busy lately that I'm posting this a few weeks late. You've been dressed up as a turtle for your first Halloween, become fascinated with your new best friend the fan (as shown below staring from our bed) and looking oh, so cute in your little sailboat … [click to read more]

Halo Bassinest Bassinet

Five on Friday

    1. Taste of the Outdoors Private Event: We were invited this week to attend the Orvis Chef Collection media event to benefit Black Warrior Riverkeeper. It was such a unique experience with fabulous food, a cocktail topped with a turkey feather garnish … [click to read more]

5 Minute Holiday Makeup

5 Minute Holiday Party Makeup

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LookByMilani¬†#CollectiveBias Happy November! This is a big month around here because my 30th birthday and my blogiversary are on 11/11, my mom's birthday is this month … [click to read more]

Maternity Workout Apparel

Postpartum Body

First things first, the female body is incredible. The fact that God designed me to be able to carry a life inside of me for 40 weeks and then have him join us outside in the real world is just nothing short of a miracle. What a gift life is! I tried to really embrace pregnancy … [click to read more]

Bump Style

Style the Bump: Aztec

I've had so much fun with my Style the Bump posts that I hate to see them come to a close! This is my last styled bump outfit that I shot with Jett Walker Photography before having Leyton. Although, thinking back to how hot I was with that big bump this summer (even though I'm … [click to read more]