• Style

    VBX collection for Target

    Spring/summer 2017’s fashion trends have me swooning and I am officially obsessed with the Victoria Beckham line for Target. My little lady and I recently wore this Women’s Black Collared Dress by Victoria Beckham for Target. We received so many compliments and questions as to where I purchased the dresses that I had to share! The Victoria Beckham collection for Target celebrates the shared experiences between Victoria and her daughter and I can understand why. My daughter loved that our dresses matched! I loved that our dresses were timeless and especially comfortable. Gingham prints, scallop hem lines, peplum blouses, pops of floral, and collared dresses are among some of my…

  • Family,  Happenings,  Health

    LOVE

    In honor of this month of LOVE I’m sharing some of my favorite quotes… Love is a noun and a verb. It’s sustained by action and what we do for one another every day. I love my children who are my WORLD. I love my friends who are my TRIBE. I love my family who are my STABILITY. I truly believe in my heart of hearts that LOVE is DEVOTION. When you eat, sleep, and breath it then you know there is nothing like it in this world. Don’t ever “shush” your inner voice because it knows who you truly are and what you deserve. xo

  • Family,  Health

    Don’t let your mind bully your body

    Mondays always come quick and I tend to get overwhelmed at the week ahead. It’s easy to let our mind bully our body. Toss and turn at night and wake in the morning feeling tired and a little blue. The Monday blues are real. Our minds and bodies are so deeply connected that stress can be felt in every inch of us. This morning I’m stuck thinking “what can I do to change this?” NOTHING…..I don’t need to change anything, I need to accept it. I am going to be human. Accept that I’m not perfect. I’m not going to ruin today by thinking about things I could have done differently…

  • Food,  Happenings,  Health,  Style

    144 days until summer

    “Either you run the day or the day runs you.” Summer will be here before we know it and I don’t believe in rushing the process of health. It takes time to change your body and it’s easier than you think. SkinnyMint is here to help you kick start your journey. You have 144 more days until the official start of summer. Order your 28 Day Ultimate Teatox now and get a FREE armband to help you workout in style. You won’t just look your best, you’ll feel it too.

  • Family,  Health

    11 Things Every Woman Should Know…

    Being a woman isn’t always easy, but it is a gift. I love being a mother, daughter, sister, friend, and partner. I believe in women supporting other women. I follow the Power of Positivity in my social media news feed and when I saw their post on Monday morning, I knew that is was worth sharing. There is truth in the statements below. You don’t know what anyone feels unless you walk a day in their shoes (or heels). Insecurity can get the best of us. Myself included. Please take the time to READ THIS and to tell the women in your life that you love them. It’s goes so much further…

  • Food,  Happenings,  Health

    Eating my way through Providence, RI

    “The 50 Best Places to Eat in Providence, RI Before You Die….” And I’ve eaten my way through only 17 of them! How can this be? I quickly scanned the list and my Instagram to see where my appetite has taken me since moving back to my home state of Rhode Island three short years ago. I may be a small person, but I have a big appetite! I can’t wait to put the remaining 33 restaurants on my 2017 Foodie Bucket list.  Below is my list of conquered restaurants. You can click the link and see where you need to dine in Providence RI before you die!   My conquered list:…

  • Happenings,  Style

    Anchored Heart Pom Pom Hat

    It’s officially winter and living in New England makes wearing a hat a regular accessory. I am swooning over this pom pom hat by Anchored Heart! This company is local and owned and operated by a New England Mompreneur. I’ve had a number of you reach out to me as to where I purchased this cozy and nautical hat so here you go: Visit their website or Instagram page for how to place an order. Stock is limited so be sure to get yours before they are gone!  

  • Family,  Happenings,  Kids,  Style

    Letters from Santa

    “Maybe Christmas doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas perhaps, means a little bit more.” We received the most beautiful and magical letters from Santa in the mail yesterday. They are handwritten with love and every last detail reflects how well Santa knows my children. These letters bring the magic of Christmas into your home. They feel warm and real. I simply can’t wait to see the look on my children’s faces when they see and open them. This time of year we can get lost in the holiday rush and when I held these letters time paused for a moment and reminded me of what it feels like to…

  • Family,  Happenings,  Kids,  Style

    ’tis the season to give 2016

      It’s hard to believe that it’s this time of year already…The holidays are upon us! If you are looking for the perfect gift– something thoughtful, simple, sweet, and under $100 then take a peek at my favorite must-have gift in 2016. Remember, the ones you love are far more precious then any gift. It’s not WHAT we have in life, but WHO we have in our life. Spend this holiday season spreading love and telling those people you care about how much they matter in your life. Wishing you a healthy and happy holiday season from my family to yours.  xo Alyson     This isn’t the first time…

  • Family,  Happenings,  Health

    “Life is what happens while we are making other plans.”

    Life happens, it continues without hesitation. You can make all the plans in the world, but life doesn’t have to follow your lead. It has taken me years to understand what I am looking for in life and partnership, but I can answer that now. I want my last “first date.” I want a partner that I trust and crave. I want an equal partnership where successes are shared and challenges are overcome together. Someone who believes that “family is family” whether it’s the one you started out with or the one you create together. If this love that I am searching for is different than my perceived “life plan,”…