5 Simple Essentials I Used All Summer

So, I'm here today with a summer-y post for you all--5 simple, inexpensive summer essentials that I used all summer, from all-natural lip balms in tropical, fruity scents to fun, bright colorful nail polishes and lippies, to SPF lotions for hands and face that'll keep your most youthful parts of your body moisturized and protected from the unforgiving sun...[cont. reading...]

Under $20 Family Dollar Lifestyle Mini-Haul

I'm here today with a fun little lifestyle post: an under $20 mini-haul I copped at Family Dollar on Wednesday. No, I did not specifically go there for unnecessary bullshit for myself. I went there because I had just come from a Dollar Tree where they had neither the toilet paper nor the deodorant selections that I needed to purchase. Come to think of it, they didn't have the body wash I needed, either...[cont. reading...]

Thoughts on: Beating Regret

Regret is a very tough emotion to deal with. It's one of those negative feelings that makes you second guess every one of your decisions. At the end of the day, we have to trust ourselves in our choices and forgive ourselves for our mistakes. There's a huge difference between letting go and looking back. We need to focus our time, energy, and heart into the things that make us happy, healthy, and whole.

7 of The Absolute Best Trends ~ In Fashion & Beauty

Trends are a fickle thing. Most pass by after a brief upswing, never to be seen again. Others come and go, enjoying resurgence however brief before settling back into the dust. Still others fade into the black recesses of Fashion Faux-Pas History, only surfacing again—usually years later—in some type of “Worst Trends Ever” list online. This list is going to do the opposite. Instead of lamenting the horrible trends of Fashion Past, I’m going to showcase the delightful trends that are not only still prevalent and going strong this very day—but that we should all be thankful for.