25 Fun Activities To Do This Winter

With the exception of the holidays, winter can sometimes be a blah time of year. The cold temperatures and the snowstorms place many limitations on what you can do for fun, which is why today I thought I would share a few of my favorite winter-centric activities. I feel like it’s great to have lists […]

Read More

Monthly Goals: December 2018

December is one of those months that never fails to be busy for me. Between Blogmas and my real-life obligations, I always end up having LOADS of things to accomplish in December. This became apparent to me when I sat down this morning to write down my monthly goals. Normally, I keep it simple and […]

Read More

Why I Don’t Like Christmas Music

Now that the holidays are starting to get closer, I feel like I should talk about one of my least favorite things the holiday season. I don’t like Christmas music. I have never enjoyed Christmas music, and I probably never will. While I really love this time of year, I have always thought of Christmas […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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: […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

How to Maintain A Cohesive Instagram Feed

how to maintain a cohesive Instagram feed

I’ve been using an Instagram account for my blog for about two years now. In that time frame, I’ve gone back-and-forth with creating a cohesive feed and not creating a cohesive feed. There are benefits to each strategy. With a cohesive feed, your photos flow together well and look really polished and organized. But with […]

Read More

My Morning Routine

a planner and a cup of coffee

Over the past several months, I’ve really come to love mornings. By nature, I’ve always been a night owl. However, realizing that I operate more productively on a morning schedule, I decided to start waking up earlier. I’ll admit it was a struggle at first. But as time has progressed, I’ve genuinely come to love […]

Read More