$1000 Karina Dresses #Frockstar February Giveaway


Could your closet use an upgrade? If so, you’ll love this $1000 Karina Dresses giveaway! As part of the Karina Dresses Frockstar™ Nation team, I’m excited to give my readers a chance to win $1000 in dresses! Since I started wearing them last year, I’ve become a certified Karina dress addict. They have great sales, so I’ve been stocking up my closet with dresses to wear to upcoming conferences and speaking gigs. (I recommend subscribing to their newsletter to hear {Read More}

Fraggle Rock Tattoo Update: Trash Heap

Fraggle Rock tattoo - trash heap fresh ink

Back in 2012, I started getting work done on my Fraggle Rock tattoo. It’s been “in process” forever, mainly because tattoos are expensive (and worth every penny for good artwork) and I haven’t made it a priority to finish. Luckily, I’m finally back to making progress towards its completion. Most recently, Dan did the color for the trash heap on the back of my calf. Along with Marjory the Trash Heap, Dan also redid the edge of Red’s tail and Wembley’s {Read More}

Winter #Frockstar style with the Ruby from Karina Dresses

Ruby dress in Vineyard from Karina Dresses

It’s February! Love is in the air and spring is right around the corner. I’ve been upping my winter style game by rocking out some Karina Dresses as part of their Frockstar™ team, but I can’t wait for the snow to melt so I can sport a dress without pairing it with snow boots. My Go-To Winter Dress: the Ruby from Karina Dresses   Ruby dress in Vineyard, paired with a grey wool jacket, black tights, and black boots. Ruby dress {Read More}

Husband Tutorial: How To Get Laid More Often


Dear men – are you wondering how to get laid more often? I’ve got the perfect tutorial for you. Easy 2-Step Tutorial to Get Laid More Often Step 1: Do Housework Step 2: Get Laid Men who do housework are sexy. I bet if you ask your wife, she’ll agree. Or better yet, surprise her by doing some household chores she wasn’t expecting you to do and watch what happens. You can thank me later. Mr. Grey tested out my {Read More}

3 Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts You Can MAKE With Your Smartphone #VZWBuzz

Great last-minute Valentine's Day gifts you can make with your smartphone - LifeWithLevi.com

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. For the procrastinators out there (like me!), here are some great last-minute gifts you can actually MAKE with your smartphone. These last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts are perfect for craft-challenged folks (again, like me) that want to give a personalized gift without the glitter & goop mess that often accompanies craft projects. Since I’m part of a really cool team of influencers for Verizon, I thought it would be fun to find gifts that {Read More}

Technology is getting more awesome: Meet Hive

Hive smart home automation, security, and entertainment.

Smart home technology just keeps getting more and more awesome. Meet Hive, the newest product that combines smart home, security, and entertainment for everyone. One of my big goals for 2015 is to upgrade a lot of the devices in my home to smart products. From light switches to thermostats, smart technology makes it easier for me to manage the house, even when I’m on the go. This month we added a Smart Humidifier, which has worked out fabulously so {Read More}

Giveaway: $200 Lush Decor Gift Card

Lux Comforter Set

Special thanks to Lush Decor for sponsoring this giveaway! (P.S. This post contains affiliate links.) If you’ve browsed the home decor sections of Bed Bath & Beyond, Kohl’s, or Sears, you’ve probably spotted some of the bedding, shower curtains, or window treatments from Lush Decor. Mykl and I have been wanting to update our bedroom for a while. Our walls are a faded red and our curtains are a slightly different shade because when I bought them, I couldn’t remember exactly {Read More}

Home Organization Tips From Local Bloggers

Home organization tips - LifeWithLevi.com

If you caught my segment on Fox 9 this morning, you saw me share some of my favorite home organization tips. If you missed the news segment, here are some of the home organization tips I shared: Start small – Pick a room or area you can complete the same day you start. Closets and pantries are a good place to start. By picking a room you can complete in one day or less, you’ll feel accomplished and ready to tackle the {Read More}

One of “those” moms


It dawned on me this morning that I’m entering new territory – I’m becoming one of “those” moms. As I dropped Levi off for preschool today, we both greeted the other moms and kids. I felt proud that even though this is the beginning of week 3 going there, I’m already learning everyone’s names. And I realized… I’m becoming one of “those” moms. “Those” moms are moms I was always jealous of, because I thought I couldn’t be one. Before {Read More}

DIY Essential Oil Gel Air Freshener

Essential oil gel air freshener - instructions at LifeWithLevi.com

This DIY essential oil gel air freshener is perfect for those that want their home to smell better, but don’t want yucky chemicals going into the air their kids will breathe. This recipe is cheaper and healthier than buying commercial air fresheners at the store. DIY Essential Oil Gel Air Freshener Supplies: Assorted glass jars with lids 2 packets (1oz ea) unflavored gelatin ½ cup boiling water ½ cup ice water Essential oils of your choice Assorted food coloring, if desired {Read More}