Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Valentine's Day Cookies

Any Holiday is the perfect excuse to make delicious cookies! For Valentine's Day I changed my classic chocolate chip cookie recipe by adding white chocolate chips and red M&M's! They turned out amazing and would make the perfect snack for a quiet Valentine's at home or a perfect gift for that special someone in your life! 

Let me know if you make the cookies and if you enjoyed them as much as I do! 


  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Tsp Baking Soda
  • 3/4 cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 cups White Chocolate Chips
  • 2 1/4 cups Flour
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla
  • 1 cup Butter
  • 1-2 cups Red or Pink M&M's

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Cream butter, sugar, brown sugar and vanilla.
  3. Add eggs, beat well.
  4. In separate bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, and salt, add gradually to butter mixture.
  5. Beat together well.
  6. Stir in chocolate chips and M&M's.
  7. Drop dough by rounded spoonful's onto parchment lined cookie sheet.
  8. Bake 8-10 minutes or until golden brown on bottom.
  9. Cool slightly, remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack and enjoy!

Monday, January 21, 2019

How to Save Time In The Morning

If you are like me, then you love sleep. The more time I have in the mornings the better! The following are a few easy, helpful tips that I use to save time. Enjoy!

  • Shower/ Do your hair at night: I was able to save roughly 45 minutes in the mornings by showering and doing my hair the night before. If you like showering in the morning, still do your hair the night before and use a shower cap. Trust me, you won't regret it!
  • Lay your clothes out the night before: There is nothing worse then running late and not being able to find something to wear or the crucial missing piece of clothing. Try looking at the forecast the night before and plan your outfit accordingly. This will help you save time in the mornings and make it able for you to easily slip out the door on the mornings you are running late.
  • Pack your lunch the night before: I don't know about you, but when I am running late the last thing I want to worry about is my lunch. If you make & pack your lunch the night before not only will this save you time in the mornings but it may also help your wallet as you are not running out at lunch to grab something to eat because you did not pack anything.
  • Write the next day's to-do list the night before: When I am trying to fall asleep I am constantly worrying about all the things I have to do the next day and if I will remember. When I make a to-do list for the next day I am able to relax before bed and sleep with no worries, allowing a full nights sleep!
  • Prepare your coffeemaker the night before: Have your coffee and mug ready to go so on those busy mornings so you are all ready to go and still get your morning coffee!

I hope these tips help you save time in the morning. If you have any time saving tips feel free to leave them in a comment down below as I would love to hear them.

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

My Hopes, Goals and Dreams for Sarah Lillian in 2019

Happy New Year! 

The first day of 2019 is officially here and I am so excited to see what this year brings! I want to accomplish bigs things both personally and professionally, it will be a year of growth and learning to put myself first!

As far as blogging goes, Sarah Lillian has been a bit of a rollercoaster the past few years. While studying for my Business Degree, I found it hard to keep up creating new and exciting content for my readers, and truly was not seeing the growth and connection with you all to keep me motivated or inspired to keep pushing me forward.

However, in 2019 that is all going to change! I have so many hopes, dreams and goals for Sarah Lillian to hit and accomplish! I have truly found my love for blogging and I cannot wait to continue producing fresh, new content for you all!

Below are a just a few of the goals I hope for Sarah Lillian to accomplish in 2019, if possible I would love if you could help me out with them!

  • Hit 500 Instagram Followers! To help me out be sure to follow my Instagram! I would love to connect with you all!
  • Publish 10 Sponsored Blog Posts! This may seem small, but to me this number would be an accomplishment!
  • Hit 50 Followers on Pinterest! If you'd like to see my daily pins or get inspiration from my boards, be sure to follow here!
  • Hit 300 Followers on Bloglovin
  • Publish at least one blog post a week! 
  • Create a profit from my blog while knowing my worth.
  • Increase my Blog's monthly page views by 1,000 a month.
  • Double my blogs overall page views. 
  • Connect with more Bloggers both local and international!
  • Host at least two giveaways! 
  • December 2019 commit to publishing 'The 12 Days of Blogmas'

Now I need your input! PLEASE let me know in the comments what types of Blog Posts you would like to see from me in 2019! I would also like to know what types of giveaways you would be interested in!

I would like to thank each and everyone of you that has read, and supported my blog over the years! I know big things are in store for 2019 and I cant wait to share it with you all!

Wishing you all a Happy New Year! xo 
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