befores and afters


It’s the journey we should focus on — not the Befores and Afters   At the beginning of 2021, I started a journey. I’d say it was a journey back to myself – you know, back to the way I was before, but the truth is that we change daily. There’s no going back. So, […]

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Lifestyle advice from real life experiences. Musings on day-to-day life as a mom and what I learn along the way... maybe you can relate. Or maybe you're just here for the recipes without annoying preambles. Either way, I'm glad you're here!


coffee OBSESSED, pisces, mom of 3, beach LOVER. 

Hi, I'm Tara.
Your New Friend +  Lifestyle Coach.

I'm a mom of 3 who often struggles to figure out what's for dinner each night. I have my doubts, days where all I drink is coffee, and serious bouts of overwhelm. But I am also a firm believer that those moments don't define who we are. Those aren't the things that matter most. 

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