How to Recreate a Hotel Bathroom at Home

How to Have a Hotel Worthy Bathroom At Home

Disclosure: I’m participating in the #HygroCotton campaign with my friends at Carusele, but as always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. If you follow along on Instagram you’ve no doubt are seeing that I’m spending quite a bit of time on the road lately. It’s hands down the best part about this job, and on my latest trip I noticed something. I easily spend an extra 10-15 minutes in the bathroom in hotels than I do at home. Why? Well, they’re always a relaxing and inviting space. At home though? Not so much. So today I’m sharing a few practical ways to have a hotel worthy bathroom at home. Because at the end of the day we all deserve a place that we look forward to relaxing in all the time, not just on vacation. Invest in Quality Towels  It should come as no surprise that investing in quality towels would be at the top of this list. Think about your favorite hotel’s towels. They’re almost always white, lint free, and super plush. All the things that your towels at home should be as well. I recently picked up some new HygroCotton® when I was out shopping, and I’m…

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Pool Break

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Dr Pepper®. The opinions and text are all mine. #PickYourPepper #Walmart Y’all! I’m happy to announce that I’m officially moved into the new place AND unpacked. Well, except for three boxes in my bedroom. Still waiting on a new dresser to arrive, and that shipment is taking a minute. Everything else though? In its proper home. For right now. This is my first solo apartment so I know I’ll continue to move and adjust things as I settle in and add to my ever-growing collection. Currently in the market for a TON of new art to hang on the walls, so help a brother out! Where should I start the search? Keep in mind, I have roughly 13 foot walls. Meaning I have a lot of ground to cover. Especially as all the art from my old place barely even covers a third of the main wall in my living room. A few friends recommended looking into turning things like shower curtains or draperies into large wall art, and I’ve got to say – I’m a fan. Mostly because I have so much wall space to cover that I…

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Perfect Poolside Companion

Disclosure: This post is brought to you by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CincoDeCayman #CollectiveBias Y’all! I’m mostly officially moved into the new place. Praise God. While I’m not 100% head over heels for it, yet, I do love it so far. More on why I don’t love it coming soon to a blog near you, but there are plenty of reasons to love it already. Like, a pool right out my front door. Can anyone say mid-workday pool breaks? Cause I sure can!  And speaking of those breaks, a Cayman Jack Margarita makes for the perfect poolside companion. With all the travel and life changes that have been happening around here lately burnout is real. Which is why I’m making myself take breaks now, every day. Because it’s really, really easy to work round the clock when you’re a one man show. Especially when you’ve got a lot to catch up on. But taking care of yourself should always be your number one priority.  So for the foreseeable future every day after lunch I’ll be backing up a book and a Cayman Jack Margarita to head down to the pool. Why? Because Vitamin D…

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Morning Routines

I’m sharing #MyDolceGusto in my life as part of a NESCAFÉ® sponsored series for Socialstars™, but as always, all thoughts and opinions are my own.  Working from home is a dream come true, really. I get to make my own schedule. Go to bed whenever I like (for the most part) and even sleep in pretty much every day. But as time has went on I’ve finally succumbed to the fact that I’m desperately needing a bit more structure in my work schedule.  Crazy, right? I know, I know. That’s the exact reason most people want to be their own boss. But it’s also the hardest part about being your own boss. Trust me.  Luckily, since I am my own boss that structure is still pretty dang flexible. As in my mornings start off the same each and every day, but I kind of fly by the seat of my pants for the rest of the day. Following the same morning routines have seriously helped up my productivity levels though. Because I actually know what to tackle each and every morning vs. waking up and getting distracted before my coffee is even made. Can y’all relate? Good. Glad I’m not alone.  MY MORNING…

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Denim Care Tips

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PurexCrystalFresh #CollectiveBias It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of denim. In literally every form. From denim jackets to chambray shirts and everything in between. And over the years I’ve found a way or two to keep them looking their best, even after several washes. Because after all, they are an internal part of my wardrobe, and more often than not I wear them day in and day out. Meaning that I wear them for long stints at a time without washing. Why? Because I’m a firm believer in denim being 100x better when it’s lived in.  My secret to keeping them smelling their best, even after a week or two of wear? Purex® Crystals. You’re probably asking yourself how that is, and if that’s the case, then today’s your lucky day. Because I’m here to break it down for y’all. They provide up to 12 weeks of freshness with each wash. Meaning they’re perfect for every facet of your laundry routine. Because who doesn’t want clean, white sheets that smell like Fresh Spring Waters, even in between washes?! 

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