The Verdict: Sephora Play vs. Birchbox

I’ve wanted to do a compare and contrast post featuring Sephora Play and Birchbox for a while now. And given that it’s currently pouring rain outside, I figured today would be the day when I finally sit down and do it. I’ve done detailed posts about both my experience with Birchbox and my experience with […]

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We need to stop glorifying ‘busy.’

long polka dot skirt outfit

“I wish I could, but I’m just so busy.” Busyness is something we talk about a lot in our world. Our culture has a weird obsession with the concept of “being busy.” We view our time as a means of currency, and busyness is the best way to get our money’s worth. We spend every minute […]

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Stripes Are the Best.

fashion blogger twirling in striped dress

Today we’re talking about stripes. Because I’ve come to the realization that stripes are just the best. Why do I love stripes as much as I do? Well, for starters… THEY’RE VERSATILE. Dresses. Skirts. Rompers. Tees. Jumpsuits. The possibilities for what you can do with stripes are limitless. Not only do they work with laid-back […]

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I have a love/hate relationship with email

girl wearing purple raincoat

Wake up. Check inbox. Get dressed. Make coffee. This is a routine I go through just about every single day. I’ve never really questioned it or thought much about it. But recently, I’ve begun to notice that one of the tasks I engage in first thing in the morning doesn’t mesh well with the others. Spoiler […]

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Beauty Products I Can’t Stand

a bottle of shower gel, an eyeshadow palette, and two primers sitting on a marble counter

For the most part, I talk about things that I love here on the blog. But sometimes it’s fun to break from personal convention and chat about things that I hate. And that’s exactly what I will be doing today. Here are three beauty-related products that I just can’t stand, as well as my defense against them: […]

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Why I Journal For 10 Minutes Every Morning

One of my best decisions this year thus far has been to start morning journaling. Morning journaling is essentially this idea that you take a few minutes out of your morning and devote them to journaling. Usually, you want to do this before you do anything else. Wake up. Morning journal. The rules that I […]

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Makeup Sponges vs. Brushes

a makeup sponge versus a makeup brush

Makeup sponges versus makeup brushes. Given that this is one of the most hotly debated topics in the the world of makeup, I thought I would use today to offer my two-cents on the subject. I also thought it would be kinda cool to hear what you all think about it as well. Anyway, I […]

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Blogger Problems: Social Media Edition

Sometimes it’s fun to point out a few of the ridiculous (and to be honest, petty) problems that many of us bloggers can relate to. I did a post like this a while back, and it was so much fun to read through the comments and see all the things we had in common. Which […]

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