December 14, 2018

When you have been a victimized by someone else's actions and especially when that someone is the person that promised to love you completely for the rest of your life, it's very easy to fall into constantly playing the part of the victim. Then, when you throw...

December 12, 2018

It's my guess that if you are dealing with a spouse or partner's infidelity that you are probably telling yourself one, if not all of these lies. These are the lies I wish I had never told myself, but I'm here to tell you that all it takes is a pivot of you...

November 30, 2018

I didn't diet, I just decided who I wanted to be and everything else fell in place. I still indulged because I decided that I was the healthy girl who loved food and friends and life without guilt because I was a girl that found balance. Don't get me wrong, I s...

November 25, 2018

Self love and taking time for yourself is never wrong. Taking time to heal in whatever way you need is never wrong. It is never selfish, in fact, quite the opposite. Remember that when you are loving yourself completely you can love others completely. When you are at y...

November 5, 2018

irst, I want to talk about an incredible full circle moment I had and the reality of this post-Italy hangover. When I  was at a low point in my life, having recently discovered that my husband was cheating on me and didn't seem like the nightmare would ever end,

September 10, 2018

I don’t know what the next eleven days has in store for me, but one thing I do know is that I am going to soak every bit of it in; the moments that frustrate me, the moments that make me laugh, the unexpected and the moments that take my breath away. Every moment is pa...

September 3, 2018

I am here telling my story, because there is hope. And if you are feeling stuck and in need of a pivot, please know that the pivot won’t be easy at all, but I can promise you that on the other side of it is hope, joy, self awareness and the strength that comes from doi...

June 25, 2018

It's hard to pinpoint exactly when I lost myself, but I'm pretty sure I know how I lost myself and I feel like knowing how we got to a place is the most vital thing if we want to know how to get back home.  So that's where I begin.

I remember a few years ago w...

June 22, 2018

Why share? Why air your “dirty laundry” you may say? Well…I have no intention of airing my dirty laundry per say, but instead, owning my truth and sharing my personal struggle because when I was struggling most I did what every sane person does at one o’clock in the mo...

January 25, 2017

These things have helped me not loathe goal setting and resolution making like I did when I was a kid, but that doesn't mean that I don't fail.  If you feel like you're failing at this year, approach your resolutions and goals differently. Put them in terms...

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Excuse The Mess Blog is a lifestyle and single mom blog with the goal to empower people to be the best versions of themselves. I want to share with you my love for food, travel, motherhood, my often times bumpy journey to be the healthiest version of myself inside and out and all the beautiful mess of my beautiful life. I believe it’s not about finding yourself, it’s about giving yourself permission to be yourself and learning to love every part, mess and all.