This post contains gifted items* and affiliate links** I don’t want to freak anyone out, but there is only one week left to shop for the leading lady in your life. That’s right, Mother’s Day is next Sunday, May 14th. I win worst daughter of the year award and will be in New York on Mother’s Day (for work, not play) so I waited to publish until today – my mom’s birthday – and share some of the things I got her for her special day and some suggestions on other great things your mom would be sure to love. I was… View Post

When you work from home, everyday is casual Friday. It’s great working in jean and a tee-shirt (or lets be honest, half the time I’m in sweats) all day, but when last minute plans come up after work sometimes I wish I had a reason to get dolled up in the mornings so I’d be prepared for moments like those. Luckily, my friends and I are the opposite of Fancy AF and usually I’m able to make my jeans and tee combo work, and it’s not rocket science but I thought I’d share my go-to’s that I use to dress… View Post

Summer is coming which means more time outdoors enjoying the sunshine and planning fun adventures with friends. In the cooler months I have no problem sitting around and taking time to doll myself up before I go out but in the summer I tend to be out the door in fifteen minutes. Couple that with the icky-feeling of makeup mingling with sweat in the hot summer months and I tend to go for a no makeup makeup look most days from April to October. This is great because it gives me extra time in the morning and it gives my… View Post

I’m introducing a new series on my blog highlighting my favorite products from my favorite brands. When I was younger (and a lot more broke) if I needed any type of beauty product I would buy the cheapest version that the drugstore had to offer with varying results. Sometimes my finds would get the job done as hoped, other times I’d be disappointed and my $3.99 mascara would sit untouched in a drawer until it was long past expired. As I’ve gotten older I’ve found that it’s better to invest in things that I’ll love and actually use and have less than it… View Post

In an alternate universe I would be gearing up to graduate college next month. I’d know where I was going to grad school, and I’d probably be shadowing a speech language pathologist at the local high school. For those of you who have been around for a while, you probably know that life didn’t quite go the way I’d once imagined. In the fall of 2015 I had a less than pretty struggle with depression and decided I needed to take time off college so that I could take care of myself. It wasn’t an easy decision for me, and one… View Post