10 Awesome Books I Read in 2016

My 2016 was filled with books from a YA tearjerker to a laugh out loud memoir about growing older. Here are 10 awesome books I read in 2016...

Happy almost 2017! The holidays are winding down, and I’m clumsily finding my way back to my blog after a self-imposed hiatus, where I refused to let myself blog but I could still use social media so people would know that I wasn’t dead or in some dreadful Wi-Fi free locale. However, my Internet addiction […]

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Merry Vlogmas!

Merry Christmas Eve! Settle in with a mug of hot chocolate, and relax with these special Vlogmas videos...

Merry Christmas Eve! Settle in with a mug of hot chocolate, and relax with these special Vlogmas videos… From Christmas traditions to books I’ve read this year, you can see the full list of videos here. This blog uses affiliate and referral links. Clicking a link costs you nothing, but the small commission from your […]

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A Year of Subscription Boxes

Is there anything better than a package of fun things arriving in your mailbox? No, especially when there are so many awesome subscription boxes. From books to beauty to style, there really is a subscription for everybody. This year I tried a bunch of different services, and there still so many I want to try! […]

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Using Le Tote for a Night Out

Is Le Tote a good styling service for an event? See how I used pieces from my second Le Tote for a night out.

To buy the cocktail dress, or not to buy the cocktail dress; that is the question. The holiday season can take a toll on your wardrobe and your wallet, so I decided to put Le Tote to the test and see if this rental subscription box would make getting ready for a night out any […]

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Currently Reading: My December Bookshelf

Winter is the time for snuggling up with a good book, and my December bookshelf is overflowing with good reads. Here are a few titles I'm reading...

It’s the final month of the year, and I’m swimming in books. My shelves are overflowing and I still want more. Someone probably needs to do an intervention, but until that happens, I’m going to keep hording the written word. Because I suffer fromΒ the completely unscientific Book ADD, I am constantly in the middle of […]

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Moisturize Me: Fall Beauty Empties

Don't let the cold weather get you down! Here's a look at my fall beauty empties, including some of my favorite moisturizers.

TGIF. I’m tempted to end my post right there since Christmas is nearly a week away and there is still so much to do. However, with winter weather settling in, today seems like a good time to discuss my fall beauty empties, including my favorite moisturizers. And, yes, Doctor Who fans, today’s title is a […]

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How to Beat the Polar Vortex and Hygge This Winter

Don't let winter get you down. Embrace the Danish term hygge and learn how to make the cold weather months comfy, cozy, and full of fun!

Winter is coming. This fact shouldn’t surprise you because it is nearly the middle of December. Weathermen and women have casually started throwing around terms like polar vortex and snowpocalypse, and you wonder why these terms didn’t exist when you were in school. All you ever got was the occasional snow day, which isn’t nearly […]

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Thoughts on my First Wantable Style Edit

Is Wantable a good fit for petites? Read my thoughts on my first Wantable Style Edit!

I scored some great deals the week of Thanksgiving, including my first Wantable box for free. Wantable is a styling service similar to Stitch Fix in that you fill out a style survey then the company sends you a selection of items for you to try on. You keep what you want and send back […]

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My Favorite Blog Posts from 2016

From a look behind the scenes at pageant weekend to winning a BlogHer VOTY, here's a look back at some of my favorite blog posts from 2016.

It’s hard to believe that we are already at that time of the year when we talk about our favorites, but here we are. I decided to start my 2016 favorites series with my favorite blog posts from 2016. These aren’t necessarily my most popular posts of the year, but they are the posts I […]

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Unboxing My First Le Tote!

Le Tote just might be the answer to an affordable, unlimited closet. At the very least, it’s the answer to fewer laundry days.

One of my favorite things about the holiday season is discovering fantastic deals that only come around once a year. Le Tote, a monthly rental subscription box, has been on my want-to-try list for at least a year, and I’m finally getting around to trying it thanks to an awesome deal I scored on Black […]

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