Dior Backstage Face & Body Foundation Review

I feel SO fancy when I have brands like Dior in my makeup collection. Dior, in particular, always has iconic, luxurious packaging, and the price tag to match. The Dior Backstage Face & Body foundation is, however… an interesting contrast to their typical branding. When you purchase Dior Backstage Face…

Rose Gold Things to Put a Little Pretty in Your Life

Most links in this post are not affiliate links, but occasionally one will be listed! Fact: rose gold is the prettiest metal you can put on your body or in your home. Obviously I’m obsessed with it, and this is just my opinion, but I don’t think I know anyone…

I Tried the MiroPure Hair Straightener Brush and I’m Never Looking Back

One could say I’m shook. This is not a sponsored post, but some affiliate links are present. I had been dissatisfied with my thick, coarse, wavy, awkward hair for a while. After chopping it off three months postpartum, it was finally growing out again, but it wasn’t looking good. My…

My Toddler Actually Looks Forward to Bedtime – Here’s How We Do it

Some affiliate links may be present in this post. In the beginning, there was nothing. Then God created light. But He did NOT create good sleep for my baby. It’s okay, we survived, and now I have some experience that will hopefully help someone else in the future. Now, let…

My Three Favorite Podcasts Right This Very Second

Since I have a twenty-five minute commute each morning, I have learned to love podcasts (and the occasional e-book, such as America’s First Daughter (affiliate link, FYI!), which made me become temporarily obsessed with Thomas Jefferson’s family and personal life). Podcasts are excellent ways to spend otherwise useless stretches of…

Shared Planet Tiger Eyeshadow Palette – Review and Swatches

I think I first heard about Shared Planet (this is not a sponsored post, by the way) from an add on social media (they always get me!), and I was immediately captivated by the beauty of one of the eye shadow palettes that was featured. I easily pass by most…

The Best 2019 Sephora Holiday Gift Sets

Whether you want it to or not, the Christmas season is quickly approaching! One of my favorite things about the holidays in the beauty realm is the overabundance of gift sets, collections, and limited edition items pushed out by practically every brand available. Holiday sets are not only fun to…

Don’t Be Angry at the Proverbs 31 Woman

“10 An excellent wife who can find?     She is far more precious than jewels. 11 The heart of her husband trusts in her,     and he will have no lack of gain. 12 She does him good, and not harm,     all the days of her life. 13 She seeks wool and flax,     and works with willing hands. 14 She is like the ships of the merchant;     she…

Static Nails: A Review

I first saw an ad for Static Nails (this is an affiliate link, just FYI!) on Facebook, and thought to myself, “Wow. I though press-on nails were in the awkward high-school-no-money-for-a-real-manicure past.” I’ve tried press-on nails before: that I purchased from Walmart next to the $1 nail polish. Static Nails…

Boxycharm 2.0 November 2019 Unboxing

This month, Boxycharm has upgraded their regular boxes to a new level! The new box includes customization, add-ons, choice of one item, and “BoxyPopUp”. BoxyPopUp is a new shopping option that opens up once a quarter. It provides an opportunity for subscribers to purchase a variety of products (beauty, lifestyle,…

The Etc. of Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Depression  Noun  A feeling of deep sadness, anxiety, etc., that a woman feels after giving birth to a child  This is the Merriam-Webster definition of postpartum depression. They acknowledge the sadness. They acknowledge the anxiety. But what about the “etc.”? My experience of postpartum depression (PPD) involved a lot of etc., which left me feeling even more isolated,…