Keep Your Lashes Curled

Keep Your Lashes Curled

The eyes are the window to the soul, right? So it makes sense that beautiful lashes can really set off a makeup look. However, not all of us want to fuss with false lashes everyday for a myriad of reasons. So instead I’ve developed these tips to keep your lashes curled all day long. 1) Get a good lash curler Say it with me: not all lash curlers are created equal. It seems silly to get a more expensive one, but they totally do make a difference! I have this one from Shiseido and it’s awesome! And if you have […]


Devotions for Moms Made Easy

Devotions for Moms Made Easy

At this season in my life, one of the things I’m most hungry for is community. Being a mom to small children can be very isolating. It’s hard taking two kids along anywhere. And even if you do manage to have a playdate with a friend, you’re usually too busy wrangling your kids or you can’t discuss anything because little ears are always listening. And if you listen to moms and families, raising kids is harder than previous generations for various reasons. Moms are feeling more burnt out and overwhelmed than ever before. We crave solidarity, community, and just plain, […]


Transform Your Matte Foundation

Transform Your Matte Foundation

Matte foundations are a thing of beauty, right? They’re (usually) full coverage and provide stay-all-day wear. And they’re a must-have for us oily girls. However, sometimes the super matte, a little flat look isn’t always so flattering. Healthy skin isn’t perfectly matte. So how can we transform the finish while still maintaining the integrity of the foundation? Keep reading to learn how to transform your matte foundation! The beauty of matte foundations… Matte foundations are a necessity to some of us… ummm… oilier women. It helps to control our oils so we aren’t a greasy mess by the end of […]


How to Clear Acne: 5 Tips from Mandi Mohr

How to Clear Acne: 5 Tips from Mandi Mohr

I’m so excited to bring you this blog post! Mandi Mohr is a new blogging friend I’ve made, and she has this incredible post on how to clear acne prone skin. This is something I resonate with because, as some of you know, I’ve struggled with acne for most of my life. It used to make me want to run and hide away. It’s a terrible burden that I wouldn’t wish on anyone. Plus, I love that these tips are also affordable! You can find more from Mandi over on her blog at MandiMohr.com. And be sure to follow her […]


How to be Successful at the Gym

How to be Successful at the Gym

Going to the gym can be overwhelming. It’s a new place filled with strange looking equipment, and everyone but you seems to know what the heck they’re doing. It can feel very discouraging! However, I’ve got these special tips to share with you on how to be successful at the gym. I’m not a personal trainer, so you won’t find any specific exercises to do while at the gym or any tips on how to get jacked. These tips are more for your mindset and just general how-to’s. Before we jump into it, be sure to follow me on Instagram, […]


Getting Fit on a Budget, part 2

Getting Fit on a Budget, part 2

That’s right – part 2! Simply a continuation of part 1. When I sat down to write the first installment, I found that I had a lot more health hacks and tips to get fit on a budget than I realized. Instead of overloading that one post and making it a gazillion pages long, I broke it up into two parts. Being healthy these days can be expensive – so here are 5 more tips on how you can get fit on a budget! Take advantage of sales when grocery shopping. If you can, buying a bunch during a sale […]


What’s New at Ulta

What’s New at Ulta

Is it just me or are brands releasing new products every week?? You guys… I’m heavily involved in the makeup community and sometimes it makes my head spin. I thought it might be helpful to give you guys a run down of what’s new at Ulta and give some recommendations for them. Why Ulta and not Sephora? Honestly, I’m not super impressed with Sephora. Like, yeah it’s a makeup store so I automatically love it a little, but when I realllllyyy think about it – I prefer Ulta. Not only does Ulta also offer affordable makeup, but their reward system […]


The Best Baby Carrier!

The Best Baby Carrier!

You guys… Facebook and Instagram are always listening – so after complaining about back pain from baby wearing, I received an ad for the Ergonomic Hipseat baby carrier! AKA the best baby carrier! I was immediately intrigued because traditional baby carriers cause my back a lot of pain because of my rib. But this little baby is anything but traditional! To save you some reading time, here is my IGTV video discussing this carrier further! You’ll see it in action as well as hear me discuss what I love about it and how it feels to wear it! Seriously you […]


Health Hacks on a Budget

Health Hacks on a Budget

I’m totally psyched about the fact that everyone is wanting to get healthy these days! People are really starting to pay attention to what they eat and are starting to exercise regularly too. But I’ll be honest, getting healthy can be expensive! I mean, have you seen some of these gym memberships?! Some of these places charge as much as a modest car payment! And don’t even get me started on the price of healthy food versus junk food. When salad kits cost more than a box of cookies, I think we as a nation have a problem. But I’ve […]


Going Green: Replacing Disposable Products with Reusable Ones

My husband and I have taken on a new venture of going green! Okay – that sounds super cheesy; nevertheless, we’re super excited to be doing our part to conserve our planet. Furthermore, we’re looking forward to saving money in the long run. Here’s a run down of all the items we purchased in our venture! Disclaimer: the follow Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning I will receive a small commission, at no charge to you, should you purchase using my link. Thanks for supporting us! Cotton rounds As a makeup junkie, I go through a lot of cotton rounds! […]