My Updated Workout Routine

Given the new year, I thought it would be a good idea to discuss my workout regime for 2023. Since The Lya Process Pt 1 & 2, Nicky and I have learned that the volume and intensity of my workouts were too high and that some exercises were simply not effective given my goals. We […]

Our Joint New Year’s Resolutions

Let’s talk relationship resolutions. Whether you’re just starting out with someone, living together or married, it’s important to look back every so often and analyze the habits we’ve been forming to determine what works and what doesn’t. Essentially, it’s important to be intentional when it comes to growing our relationships and sitting down with your […]

Puerto Rico Travel Guide 2023

I spent two full weeks in Puerto Rico over the holidays, which was the longest consecutive time I’ve spent on the island since I was in college. This gave Nicky and I enough time to check out a bunch of new restaurants, bars, beaches, cays and even take the family on a hike at El […]

My Revolve Shopping Tips + Tricks

For the past two years, REVOLVE has been my go to shopping site for everything from tropical vacations to black-tie weddings. Not only do they have one of the best selections of designer brands across departments but they’ve also instilled superb customer experience practices which, to me, have made all the difference.  Below, I’ve put […]

My 2022 Holiday Gift Guide

‘Tis officially that time of the year! I’m super thrilled to be sharing my second gift guide with all of you at last. I hope you find it both entertaining and helpful and, as always, if you have any questions feel free to leave them below in the comment section. Happy holidays & happy shopping!    […]

My Cabo San Lucas Wedding

I finally said my goodbyes to the post-wedding blues and mustered up the emotional courage to revisit all of our wedding photos and put together this entry for y’all. First off, I just want to point out that the post-wedding blues are very much a real thing and something I did not prepare for. They […]

Skin Care Products I Use Every Day

Below are the names and links to each and every one of the products I own and use daily as part of my skin care routine. All products are either EWG verified or Nicky and I have taken the time to go through their list of ingredients and verified all are below a 3 on […]

Honeymoon Travel Itinerary

We spent a total of 34 days abroad for our honeymoon and I’m not exaggerating when I say I could probably write a book with all the details about this trip. However, for practicality purposes, I’ve decided to break it all down in a few different blog entries. This one (the first) is a simple version […]

Wedding Planning Do’s & Don’ts Pt. 2

Wow, okay, this part two definitely took me longer to write than I had initially planned for, but let’s just go ahead and make that the first lesson of this DO’s and DON’TS entry:  DON’T expect things to happen exactly the way you plan them.  Expectations are resentments under construction and the more you come […]

My Bachelorette Weekend In Puerto Rico

Feathers, sequin, champagne and my favorite women in the entire world. The “Sex And The City” themed night that kicked off my bachelorette weekend will forever be engrained in my mind as one of the most fun nights of my life. I get emotional just thinking about it because I really don’t know how it […]