This book will teach you how to pack

Travel blogger Hitha Palepu's new book, How to Pack, will tell you everything you need to know about packing for your next trip.

Hitha Palepu is a former consultant who has traveled more than 500,000 cumulative miles around the world and who, also, runs the travel blog Hitha On The Go. So, it’s no surprise that she is an expert packer.  Her new book, How to Pack: Travel Smart for Any Trip, was sent to me for review, […]

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Inside the March ipsy Glam Bag!

From a blush pink lip gloss to a dessert scented body mousse, my March ipsy Glam Bag is full of sweet surprises.

When I see that hot pink envelope in the mailbox, I get excited because it means my new ipsy Glam Bag is here. From the makeup pouch to the lip gloss, my March beauty products had a blush pink theme. Unboxing ipsy Glam Bag #2 ♥ The Subscription: Ipsy ♥ The Cost: $10 a month ♥ The Products: Samples […]

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Denim and Fishnets and Thursday Fashion Files

See how I'm styling denim and fishnets for a cool, casual look that is not at all intimidating. Plus, link up with Thursday Fashion Files!

Welcome to Thursday Fashion Files!   Welcome to Thursday Fashion Files with Jill at Doused in Pink and Carrie at Curly Crafty Mom! We are excited to have you here and would love to have you link up one of your latest outfits with us. We are always looking for Co-Hosts for Thursday Fashion Files. If you haven’t […]

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What’s for dinner? Hello Fresh

Want all the ingredients you need for dinner delivered right to your door? Hello Fresh, a meal subscription service, does just that!

My cousin has been raving about getting her meals through Hello Fresh, so when she gave my mom a discount code to try four meals for $10, I saw an opportunity to do a review. The Classic Box contains the Classic Plan, which is four meals for two people. Inside the Hello Fresh Box The meals […]

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Hit or Miss: Modcloth Stylish Surprise

It's hard to resist the Modcloth Stylish Surprise sale! I ordered shoes and an apparel item. Read more to find out if they were a hit or miss...

I love the thrill of the hunt that comes with shopping sales. And, when it’s a surprise sale, I find it even harder to resist. Earlier this year, I nabbed a Golden Tote Surprise Grab Bag that had mixed results, but that didn’t stop me from shopping another surprise sale. Occasionally, Modcloth, everyone’s favorite retro […]

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Creativebug and the Fancy Tiger Sailor Top

Thanks to Creativebug I no longer have an excuse to be bored. I recently made the Fancy Tiger Sailor Top, and now I want to sew a whole closet full of tops.

Do you ever get the itch to just make something? This year I’ve been craving creative outlets, and while Pinterest has tons of crafty projects, I tend to pin them and forget them. Then I discovered Creativebug, a website with video tutorials for everything from cake decorating and jewelry making to crochet and sewing. I no longer […]

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Mindfulness with Plum Deluxe Tea

I’m sitting here writing this with a mug of Self Care Blend Herbal Tea from Plum Deluxe. The bag’s label boasts, “Feel energized, loved, and supported with this warming, healing blend of herbs.” Who wouldn’t want that? When Andy, founder and creator of, emailed me about writing a review, I was intrigued by his […]

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Glossies Made Me Do It: Apple Nachos

Glossies made me do it... I had to make these apple nachos from Seventeen magazine. It's a snack you'll want to make again and again.

Welcome to the March 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! I don’t mean to keep picking food related activities, but the March/April issue of Seventeen kept tempting me with its Next-Level Snack Hacks, and I simply had […]

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