Laura Stendel

Laura is a mama, blogger, entrepreneur, real estate Investor, and life coach/mentor with a passion for traveling and going "all in" on her dreams and goals. Even though she’s a born and raised West Coast beach bum who has always believed her heart is for her home state of California, she feels her soul was meant for the South. She resides just outside of Nashville, TN with husband, Jason, their adventure toddler, Miss Paisley Ray, and their crazy flock of chickens.

Super Easy Fall Crafts To Do with Your Little Ones

It's finally fall, so let's all defy the weather and decorate our homes and our refrigerators with fun (and super easy!) fall crafts to convince ourselves of the fact. Materials: White Construction Paper 1 Pack...
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Staying Calm Through Turbulent Times

These are dark, uncomfortable times, friends. This pandemic is something straight out of a horror movie, and I think the one thing we American's can agree upon is that none of us common folk...
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This is FIVE

The terrible twos, the three-nager, the ferocious fours… I’ve survived them all thanks to my rock-solid husband, a handful of friends I could count on for talk therapy, and an actual behavioral therapist to...

I’m a Minimalist Kind of Mommy

Two and a half years ago, before my family moved to Nashville from the West Coast, my husband and I sat down and watched a special about two friends who call themselves “The Minimalists”....

5 Tips To Help You Stick To Your New Year’s Resolutions

You've been here before.  A new year, a new you! Excited by the thought of a clean slate, you're going to finally lose those 20 lbs you've spent twenty years gaining. And this time? FOR...

Women, Let Your VOTE be your VOICE

  I haven't posted much on social media this political season for a few specific reasons (like avoiding knock down drag out political fights with strangers on Facebook). But I feel like today it's important...

Being A Volunteer in the “Volunteer State”

The truth? My now four year old will be able to go to whichever college she chooses after she graduates high school. I would never tell her where to apply, but . . ....

Motherhood: The Ultimate Identity Crisis

Fearless. That’s just one of the adjectives I have used in the past to describe myself. I was an extremely outgoing extrovert, who enjoyed traveling the world (with no issues or qualms about it),...

10 Ways To Start Putting Some “Me Time” Back In Your Working Mommy Mix

As a woman, a mama, a wife, and a business owner, I can tell you from first hand experience that I'm pretty guilty of making sure everyone else's needs go before my own. When...