Beauty · Lifestyle

5-Minute Makeup Tutorial + Tips

Hey, everyone!  This week, I had some days where I had to be up and out of the house earlier than usual.  It’s pretty near impossible to get my tired body out of bed so that I can have an hour to spare and spend on primping, and once the kids are up, forget it.… Continue reading 5-Minute Makeup Tutorial + Tips

Fashion · Lifestyle

Everyday Leggings and Tops that Aren’t So Everyday: LuLaRoe

Who doesn’t secretly want to live in leggings?  Every.  Day.  That would be me.  But not just any leggings.  I don’t need any leggings that perpetuate any muffin top or make me look like a gym rat.  I want to look fashionable and feel fabulous.  LuLaRoe can make me look and feel both of those… Continue reading Everyday Leggings and Tops that Aren’t So Everyday: LuLaRoe

Lifestyle · Shopping

Redemption Market: “Shop for Freedom”

We all love shopping, right?  Whether you like shopping for clothes, accessories, home décor, shoes, gifts…You probably enjoy shopping for something, whether it’s in person or online.  What if every purchase you made served a purpose other than being simply aesthetically pleasing, such as working towards making the world a better place?  Fair-trade markets do just… Continue reading Redemption Market: “Shop for Freedom”

Fashion · Lifestyle

LuLaRoe: Taking Fashionable and Functional to the Next Level

I’ve been really into maxi skirts lately.  I am not sure if it’s because I am kind of sick of wearing shorts or that maxis make me feel cute without cringing every time I try to function.  When I was a teacher, I wore them more often to add a little more whimsy to my… Continue reading LuLaRoe: Taking Fashionable and Functional to the Next Level

Lifestyle · Uncategorized

Hey, Dog-Lovers! Meet Kai Krates: The Affordable Dog Subscription Box

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links, which means if you purchase an item using my code, I’ll receive compensation.  I have loved dogs ever since I was about 3 years old when we got a buff-colored Cocker Spaniel named Peanut.  I mean, I was pretty much obsessed with her.  She was adorable and a cuddly… Continue reading Hey, Dog-Lovers! Meet Kai Krates: The Affordable Dog Subscription Box

Beauty · Lifestyle

Must-Have Makeup Items for College Students (And Everyone Else)

Heading to college soon or already there?  From a “been there, done that” perspective, I am going to share with you some of the makeup items I had to have in my college makeup bag, along some items I wish I had! Moving into a dorm at college is an adjustment!  You no longer have any physical help… Continue reading Must-Have Makeup Items for College Students (And Everyone Else)

Lifestyle

4 Girly Hacks That Will Help You Get Stuff Done

Overloaded and overtired?  These words are sure to re-enter your vocabulary now that summer is almost over (if they haven’t already).  The demands of school, work, holidays, housework, social commitments, and so on can really take a toll on both your mind and body.  Without a doubt, there will be days when you wake up… Continue reading 4 Girly Hacks That Will Help You Get Stuff Done

Beauty · Lifestyle

Chic Organization Ideas for Everyday Makeup and Beauty Items

Sure, a lot of us dream of or even have a full vanity with lights, a huge mirror…the whole nine yards.  But we rarely have the time to sit down surrounded by a wide array of makeup and beauty items and craft the intricate makeup look we envisioned for the day.  If you are like… Continue reading Chic Organization Ideas for Everyday Makeup and Beauty Items

Beauty · Lifestyle

Beautycounter Summer Nights Beauty Duo

Hi, again!  How was your weekend?  Mine was busy, as we just returned from a “vacation” at the beach.  (I use the term vacation loosely, because a vacation is more like a “trip” when you have little ones tagging along, but it was still so lovely to spend time with family in my favorite setting.)… Continue reading Beautycounter Summer Nights Beauty Duo

Beauty · Lifestyle

4 Drugstore Beauty Items that Save Me Time in the Morning!

Hey, everyone!  Heaven knows we have all been pressed for time in the morning.  You hit snooze a thousand times and finally crawl out of bed with literally 20 minutes to make yourself look presentable.  You need to cut as many corners regarding personal care as possible in order to get to class or work on time… Continue reading 4 Drugstore Beauty Items that Save Me Time in the Morning!