2020 Year in Review

Since we’re about a week into the new year, I thought I’d take a little time to share a little snapshot of 2020. So much happened in 2020, both for me personally and on a global scale – it was an unforgettable year! Let’s take a look back:

Top 9 Instagram Posts

No surprise here, they feature the two biggest changes in our life this year: moving to Raleigh and welcoming Liam into our family!

My Year in Review

January// We shared that we were having a boy! 

February// We packed up and made the move to Raleigh 

March// Stay at Home Orders began in NC

April// Mike and I spent our last month as a family of 2 

May// Liam came into our lives 

June// We adjusted to becoming parents during a pandemic 

July// Mike and I celebrated 3 years of marriage 

August// I opened Elisabeth Ashlie back up after maternity leave 

September// We went to the NC mountains with my sisters family 

October// We embraced wearing a family costume 

November// We had a lot to be thankful for 

December// Cherished our first holiday season as a family of 3 


Bestselling Items of 2020

  1. Adidas Cloudfoam Pure Running Shoe (Raw White/Night Metallic) (White/White/Black)

2. Soma Intimates Enbliss Wireless Bra

3. Rugs USA Light Gray Vintage Medallion Area Rug

4. Loft Lou & Grey Signature Softblend Sweatpants

5. Tarte BB Tinted Treatment Primer with SPF 30

6. Madewell The Perfect Vintage Jean in Rosabelle Wash

7. Old Navy Breathe ON V-Neck Wide-Leg Jumpsuit

8. Custom Family Name Dry Erase Acrylic Calendar

9. Aerie Eyelash Lace Plunge Bralette

10. Old Navy Luxe Printed High-Neck Tank Top


Most Popular Blog Posts of 2020


I’ve said it once, I’ll say it forever. Thank you for being here! Thank you for following along, engaging with me, and supporting this business of mine. This year, more than any year before, I connected with you all through the best thing ever: motherhood. You have been an encouragement to me stepping into this new role and I deeply appreciate that!

Looking forward to another year of sharing, connecting, and getting to know each other!

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Lauren Bown Lifestyle Blog is an online destination where I share my personal style, beauty finds, and bits of life in hopes to inspire other women to feel good in their skin and find the beauty in the ordinary.

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  1. 1.6.21
    Nancy said:

    Thank you for sharing your lives with us. You are a bright spot during these most unusual times. Watching your family grow has brought lots of smiles. Enjoy your sweet little boy, they grow up so fast. You and your sister make each day a little brighter for me as a reader.