What’s inside my last three Ipsy Glam Bags?

See what's inside my last three Ipsy Glam Bags! From cute makeup bags to fabulous skincare and makeup samples, this subscription is worth the price.

The last few months have been super busy, which means I haven’t posted about all the fun things in my Ipsy Glam Bags. If you aren’t familiar with this beauty subscription, here are the details: ♥ The Subscription: Ipsy ♥ The Cost: $10 a month ♥ The Products: Samples and full size makeup and beauty products ♥ Ships to: US and Canada Inside […]

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The Growing Season

It's uncomfortable to do new things. It's scary to realize that you are not in control. A pretty quote taped to your fridge probably isn't going to help.

“Lean into it, privates!” The drill sergeant looked practically vertical as he stomped up the hill that loomed before us like a small mountain. It was nearly midnight. We had been marching for hours while wearing heavy rucksacks and shuffling as quietly as we could for 15 kilometers. My arms were numb, and my weapon […]

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My favorite things giveaway!

A few of my favorite things: Jane Austen, cute socks, and Amazon Prime. Did I mention there's a giveaway, too?

“Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens…” Oh, sorry. Didn’t mean to get all Julie Andrews on you, but today I’m sharing a few of my favorite things. And, there’s a giveaway! Three of my favorite things… 1. Jane Austen I discovered Jane Austen when I was 12 or 13, and I have been addicted […]

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Love yourself where you’re at

All I want is everything, but life doesn’t work that way. Life is about making choices and setting priorities. You have to love yourself where you're at.

The dizziness comes on me like a wave. I’m burning up, and I want nothing more than to rip off my heavily beaded costume and find a cool, dark place to hide. When the show ends, I make it as far as the hallway backstage before collapsing on a chair, willing the world to stop […]

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Strawberry Tres Leches Cake (Glossies Made Me Do it!)

Have you tried this Strawberry Tres Leches Cake from Rachael Ray every day? This cake starts with a boxed mix but is totally bakery worthy.

Welcome to the July edition of Glossies Made Me Do It, a monthly series I’m hosting with Erika of Cat Eyes & Skinny Jeans and Lauren of Shooting Stars Mag! Despite last month’s cookie taco fail, I returned to Rachael Ray every day because I couldn’t resist trying this Strawberry Tres Leches Cake. (Find the recipe here.) […]

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Life Lately: Where did June go?

Life lately... From performing in a local musical to prepping for a pageant, here's what I've been up to lately. #BloggersLife

Life lately… Performing in: The King and I. This show ate up parts of May and most of June, and it was totally worth it. I had so much fun and was reminded why I love theatre. If you wondered why I wasn’t blogging much last month it was because of this awesome show. I met […]

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Stitch Fix Unboxing: Hello Summer

For Stitch Fix #5, my stylist sent me cute and trendy pieces to update my wardrobe for summer. Here's what I was sent and what I thought...

With summer in full spring, my wardrobe is in need of an update. I asked my Stitch Fix stylist to send me trendy pieces to get me through these hot and humid days. How Stitch Fix Works  Fill out a style profile and share your likes and dislikes with your stylist. I recommend putting together […]

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7 Books to add to your summer reading list

Now is the perfect time to start thinking about your summer reading list, and BookSparks has some great suggestions for July.

Kick off your summer reading with the BookSparks Summer Reading Challenge! This year’s lineup is not to be missed. (The challenge is kicking off with Paula Hawkins’ new novel, Into the Water!) All summer long, I’ll be featuring awesome new books from fantastic authors as part of the BookSparks Summer Reading Challenge. Now is the perfect time […]

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