4 Tips for Wearing Bold Lipstick

4 Tips for Wearing Bold Lipstick

I really love to experiment with wearing bold lipstick, and one comment I hear over and over is, “Oh my goodness, I love that on you! But I could never wear a color like that!”. So I’m excited to bring some tips to you for wearing bold lipstick. Wearing bold lipstick is fun! I love for my lipstick to either compliment or contrast my eye makeup, and I feel like it really just adds a little somethin’, somethin’ to my look. I know it can be super intimidating though, so here are my three tips for not only wearing bold […]


Green Smoothies for Toddlers

Green Smoothies for Toddlers

I’m not sure about you, but – without a doubt – my most frustrating mom moments occur during meal times. My daughter is a very strong-willed dragon. She has lots of opinions, but she also has a speech delay and is unable to express said opinions. This makes mealtimes pretty dang tricky!  Every single meal every single day is pretty much a guessing game. Am I making something she wants? I have no clue until she refuses it and throws it on my floor. That poses multiple problems: 1) girlfriend still hasn’t eaten, 2) I have to clean my floor, […]


Makeup Wish List for Spring 2018

Makeup Wish List for Spring 2018

Changing seasons means new makeup releases, and that means your girl is excited! Let’s not waste time and get right into my makeup wish list for Spring 2018! The first thing on my list is one of these Vanish Flash Highlighting Sticks by Hourglass. These are already being highly raved about by others in the beauty community! I’ve also had an opportunity to play with them in Sephora and they seem truly divine! Smooth, creamy, easy to blend, gorgeous shine! And I love that they come in a variety of colors. I’d probably go with the Champagne Flash. I mentioned […]


A Glowing Makeup Haul from the Drugstore + Reviews

A Glowing Makeup Haul from the Drugstore + Reviews

I’m really excited to be bringing my first haul to you! This was my first time out shopping for makeup for my blog and that felt great! You guys – it’s part of my job to shop for makeup! Am I living the dream or what?! Anyways, it was warming up for us here in Phoenix, which had me thinking spring is around the corner, so I wanted to focus on products that will get my skin glowing to give it a fresh look. Glowing makeup, if you will; however, joke’s on me because we have now plummeted back down to […]


Bullet Journal Life Lessons

Bullet Journal Life Lessons

As weird as this may sound, I celebrated my first bullet journal-versary this month! And celebrate I did! Why? Because bullet journaling has literally turned my life around. I fully believe I would still be stuck in the depths of postpartum depression if it weren’t for bullet journaling. A year ago, I barely knew which way was up. Now, I wake up everyday with a grateful heart, incredibly excited for where my life is going. All thanks to bullet journaling. It’s been quite the ride! It hasn’t been easy – lemme tell you – but I’ve definitely learned some very important […]


How to Overcome the Envy that Social Media Causes

How to Overcome the Envy that Social Media Causes

I’ll be the first to say that I love social media. Just ask my husband! I love that it allows me to connect with people all over the freaking world. It allows me to develop genuine friendships with people across the United States. When I was feeling extreme loneliness due to postpartum depression, I was able to find comfort within Facebook mom groups. If I’m feeling uninspired before I do my makeup, I turn to social media for inspiration. Social media is also a great place to learn about new things – social media is how I discovered bullet journaling, […]


Using Every Eyeshadow in the Palette

Using Every Eyeshadow in the Palette

If you haven’t seen this going around, then my question to you is WHY ARE YOU LIVING UNDER A ROCK?! These videos have been so popular on YouTube and are so fun to watch. If you are unfamiliar with this concept, it’s when an artist selects an eyeshadow palette and then attempts to use every single shade in the palette. I’d say, at max, I maybe use seven eyeshadows for my more complex looks. So being challenged to use every single shade is quite the – well – challenge.   For reference, click here to watch one of my favorite YouTubers […]


3 Bible Characters That Encourage Me

3 Bible Characters That Encourage Me

If you’re a Christian, I’m sure you’ve spent time feeling so unworthy of Christ’s love for you. You spend time feeling guilty, like a failure, and like you just don’t measure up. While feeling so crummy is quite miserable, just know that it’s very common. When Christ is your standard for life, it’s easy to feel inadequate. During these times, I find it helpful to draw encouragement from the Bible by specifically looking at Bible characters and their stories. The Bible is full of flawed people and God still worked through them. He can work through us too… Before we […]


Easy Makeup Tutorial Using One Eyeshadow

Easy Makeup Tutorial Using One Eyeshadow

One thing I’m really good at is overcomplicating things. Not that I love to do it or anything – I’m just really good at it. Especially when it comes to makeup. Lots of my makeup looks take too much time and involve too many products. But not this one, girlfriend! This easy makeup tutorial is just that – easy! It takes one eyeshadow and three brushes. Three brushes may seem like a lot, but I’ll explain the madness behind the method as we get into it. So let’s just jump right into this easy makeup tutorial! Let’s start with some pictures! […]


Mom Hacks to Make Life Easier

Mom Hacks to Make Life Easier

I don’t know about you, but I’m all about working smarter, not harder. This is especially true now that I have a toddler. The simpler, the better! Over my time as a mother, I’ve discovered a few things – hacks, if you will – that have made my life so much easier. Anyone can use these hacks, so if one of these sounds helpful to you, please implement it. So without further ado, let’s get into these mom hacks to make life easier. 1. Use small bags to organize your purse It is not uncommon for a mom’s purse or […]