Meal Planning Tips for the Frugal Foodie

Okay, guys.. It has been a HOT MINUTE since I have posted anything on this sweet little space! Starting a full time job, and finding out you are pregnant literally a week later ( BIG surprise! Insert shocked emoji and smiling emoiji with sweat dripping down the forehead and the emogi of the girl with […]

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Ways to step up your Work Week Wardrobe

5:00 a.m. comes quick every morning. At our house, the coffee pot is set to start it’s brew at the that time, and we wake up to it’s pleasant aroma. What I have learned since going back to work full time is that early mornings are like my secret. It is the only time where […]

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At Home Family Shoot

Full disclosure, this post is mostly for my memory’s sake. I wanted a place to compile some meaningful photos of my little family. BUT I also wanted to tell ya that I am LOVING the lifestyle trend in photography these days. There is just something kind of special about capturing a family in their natural […]

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My Mary Poppins Bag

Everyone has their “thing” or “things” for that matter, that they are willing to spend a little more money on. Maybe you love to get a manicure every month, or like Starbucks everyday? Maybe you are a shoe fiend or love to invest in nice jeans. I am one that likes to invest in a […]

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Adults Need Time Out Too

If there is one thing I have learned this week- sometimes I am in desperate need of a time out. On days where you feel like everything is out of your control ( because it is) sometimes it’s SO beneficial to press pause on life for a hot second and regroup. A couple weeks ago […]

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Do it Scared

If you’re breathing, you have probably felt the weight of stifling fear before. Nelson Mandela communicates bravery well when he said, “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” Nelson Mandela […]

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Connecting the Dots

For a while now I have felt a stirring in my heart. It’s been subtle, seemingly random, yet has been increasing in intensity. I am the type of person who feels every emotion pretty intensely and for the past couple of months, I have felt the Lord pressing the following thoughts and feelings on my […]

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Holiday Hair Style Inspiration

With so many gatherings and parties this time of year, I thought it would be fun to share a couple of fun hair styles with you! While I love it when I have a chance to sit down and do my hair and make up, it does not happen very often! But when I do, […]

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Rum Cake and Lipstick

As promised on my Instagram (Follow @zinnialaneblog ), today I am sharing my Grandma Patsy’s infamous Rum Cake Recipe. It is moist (sorry if you don’t like that word… I don’t know what else to use to describe it) dense, sweet, and slightly crispy. If you are a dessert person, you will definitely want to give […]

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Lofty Things Part 2

Greetings friends! With the holiday season in full swing and the official launch of my Etsy Shop (Zinnia Lane Market) I have been swamped and have neglected my blogging schedule. So glad to have a couple of minutes during Shepherd’s nap time (likely 30 minutes) to touch base and show you some updates that we […]

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