Category: Holidays

Holiday Gift Guide — For the Homebody

I am beyond excited for today’s post, friends! There’s something about this time of year — the twinkle of the Christmas tree, flames from all of the delicious candles dancing around, a hardy homemade meal baking in the oven — it just screams COZY! As someone who’s worked mostly from…

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Christmas Chocolate Peppermint Bark Recipe

I absolutely love holiday desserts. There’s just something about homemade sweets – especially around the holidays. And as much as I love to bake, some of my favorite dessert recipes are the easiest ones! This peppermint bark recipe has quickly become one of my favorites! Dark chocolate, white chocolate, and…

The Best Deals of Black Friday + Cyber Week 2018

Hey there lovelies! It’s official — shopping season is HERE! Which means I’m sharing a roundup of all the best Cyber Week Deals from my favorite places along with a few items I’m eyeing myself! I’ll be updating this list regularly throughout the week, so be sure to check back…

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8 Delicious Recipes For Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

It’s Turkey time! This Thanksgiving, you’ll probably find yourself surrounded by one thing – no, I’m not talking about your slightly crazy family – turkey EVERYTHING! Every year, you’re bombarded with pounds upon pounds of the iconic poultry, and every year, you microwave the leftovers until you’re just too sick…

Comfy Thanksgiving Outfit Ideas

I can hardly believe that we’re halfway through November already — and with Thanksgiving creeping up so quickly, I thought it’d be fun to share a few outfit ideas for the big day! And let’s be real, friends — when it comes to Thanksgiving, putting on a cute top and your…

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  • On the other side of this keyboard, I found something amazing.
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REAL. AUTHENTIC. COMMUNITY.
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There is so much negativity + hurt that happens on social media. But there’s also so much good.
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Women getting open and vulnerable and cheering each other on even when things get tough.
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I’m so thankful to have found my tribe through building my coaching business. My people. My virtual BFFs. And I wouldn’t trade this gig for the world. 💖
  • Some days look like this. 👈🏻
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I started a new program this week, and every single day I’ve been blown away by just how much 20 minutes can push me to new limits.
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One workout from this week was ESPECIALLY hard. (Death by burpees, anyone?)
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Like, tears in my eyes, tough. But I pushed through anyway. This journey is about so much more than just about pushing past physical barriers — it’s about overcoming the mental ones too 💗
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And even though it was hard, even though it was late, even though every cell in my body was telling me to stop, I did it anyway 💪🏻
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So take a second a look back on your own week — what tough moment have YOU overcome? ✨
  • If you’ve been following me for basically any amount of time, you know what my biggest struggle is... INSOMNIA! 😩💤
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This year one of my resolutions is to finally conquer bedtime, once and for all! And a HUGE part of that has been establishing a sleepy time routine ✨🛏
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Turning the lights down low, putting my phone away, opening a good book have all been a huge part of that — but my new favorite thing? This yummy @teamiblends RELAX tea that’s been helping me calm my mind and prep for a good night’s sleep. 😴
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Adding this stuff to my night time routing has been a total game changer — and sipping from this freakin’ adorable baby pink tea tumbler is def a highlight! (YES, you can put hot tea in that thing! 🙌🏻)
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@TeamiBlends is AMAZING and is giving my followers 15% off with my code “ALYSSAB15” 💗
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They have TONS of amazing teas, and you better believe I’ll be trying ALL of them! 🙌🏻🍵
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  • I so vividly remember being that girl on the right.
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I was beyond spiraling out of control — I was trapped and gaining weight, and navigating the challenges of a postpartum body but with no baby to hold.
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And yet, I’m not embarrassed for the girl on the right, and I don’t remember her with resentment. Instead, I’m proud of her. Because despite feeling like the walls were closing in on her, she made the decision to fight like hell.
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This journey’s been a tough and uncertain one. But if there’s one thing I’m sure of, it’s that I wouldn’t change a single thing ❤️
  • My world came crashing down on April 28, 2016 when my beautiful baby girl was born still. The next year was a blur spent hiding from the world with the worst moments of my life playing on a loop inside my head.
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But then something clicked — I decided to live fully. For HER. I wanted to be the woman that Emma Rose would have been proud to have as a momma.
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And so, I put myself first — and as a result, I found healing through my health and wellness journey.
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If you’re in the midst of hardship or grief, working on yourself is probably the last thing you want to do. But I can assure you that IT IS WORTH IT, and you might just find healing along the way.
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I promise that the only thing you will regret is not starting sooner 💖
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#emmarosebirchfield #ihadamiscarriage
  • Wanna know the reason you haven’t started yet? I’ll give you a hint...
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It’s not your finances.
It’s not your crazy schedule.
It’s not your current circumstances.
It’s not that it “just wouldn’t work” for you.
It’s not even your lack of motivation.
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It’s YOU.
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It’s time to stop watching, get out of your own way and JUST DO IT.