Love, Joleen

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Layer with These Fall Favorites for Plus Size Women

This post is sponsored by Cuddl Duds but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.

When I tell you that Cuddl Duds from Kohls are my favorite, I mean my they're my FAVORITE! I love adding new layering pieces to my wardrobe each year, and have been waiting (and waiting) for the weather to cool this year so I could start wearing what I have. The entire Cuddl Duds line is simple, versatile, and cute! They're staples and can be mixed and matched for work, relaxing at home, playing with your kids, or out making memories with your family. These get me through fall, winter, and even the early parts of spring. I say these are fall favorites for plus size women, but they're also great for ANYONE! There are options for men, women, and children. The women's sizes run from XS to 2X. It's a great, inclusive clothing line! Let me show you what I got this year. 

Monday, October 29, 2018

Fall Family Fun with Frank's RedHot Wings

This post is sponsored by Frank's Red Hot but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.

Who else thinks about the yummy food they're going to eat at the next friends and family get together? Part of the fun in planning a party, no matter how big or small, is planning the menu! I like to keep things super simple, with lots of fun finger foods and options. Frank's RedHot Wings are perfect for bringing the "tailgate" party home. 

Thursday, October 4, 2018

HUGE Announcement!!

It is with gratitude in my heart that I announce that I am retiring Joleen Pete Photography at the end of this year. I am excited to share that I have chosen to pursue my Young Living business full time! It has been the most incredible 11 years since my first paid photo session. I have photographed engagements, weddings, expecting mothers, newborn babies, first birthdays, holidays, parties, events, and more. I have loved watching so many of your families grow over the years! 

If you have been a client of mine at any point during this time, I really want to thank you from the bottom of my heart! Words can’t express what a blessing this business has been to me and my family. It has been my absolute pleasure and honor to capture and document so many of your milestones.

Please note, I still have several fall family mini sessions and dates for full sessions available! If you are interesting in booking one of my last time slots, please send me an email at 

I would love to stay connected either through my blog, Love, Joleen, or through my simply wild + well community. You can follow me on Instagram at @lovejoleen and @simplywildandwell

So much love to you, 

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Young Living Essential Oils Business Builder Income Opportunity

This is one of the most important blog posts I have ever written, and frankly, the scariest. We're going to talk about money, honey! You can bet I've got Valor on my wrists and over my heart right now, for courage! In the four-plus years I've been an Independent Distributor of Young Living, I've never openly discussed the business opportunity in this platform. I haven't wanted to turn people off of the products because they think I'm only trying to make a buck off of them or to pressure them into "selling". But you know what? I think I'm selling you short by not sharing this with you from the very beginning. Young Living essential oils and products truly speak for themselves, so I'm not going to spend a lot of time in this post writing about them. I want to take this time to give you an honest look at MY reason for doing this as a business, as well as tell you how to make money selling Young Living essential oils and products yourself!