Quick Delicious Fall Sangria

Fall is my absolute favorite time of year. I know it sounds super basic, but the pumpkin spiced lattes, my birthday, the apple picking, the changing leaves, my birthday – it is all so magical to me. Honesty time…I have already picked out a plethora of Halloween decorations and pinned them to a secret Pinterest board. The only issue is that since we moved from Ohio to Texas we will no longer get to experience the actual weather change that comes with fall.  That is why we have decided to make the most of it and extend our summers out…

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My Take on the Smokey Eye

Sometimes I wonder if growing up with two brothers having a vast knowledge of Kung Fu movies and sports trivia has somehow drained my ability to perform basic girl tasks.  I remember watching my friends in high school apply mascara in the bathroom like ballerinas preparing for a show, whereas I looked more like a drunk, overgrown toddler trying to face paint my own face. Basically, makeup has never been my jam until I got into blogging and had the time to really focus on the basics of makeup application. But even with the makeup skills I have recently nailed down,…

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Repairing Damaged Hair Naturally with NightBlooming

Before we jump into this post here, I wanted to say a HUGE thank you to everyone for bearing with me while we moved to Austin this past week. Things have definitely been hectic to say the least, and incredibly unexpected – i.e. I am now working a few days a week as a preschool teacher and our moving truck has still yet to arrive (#yay/#yikes). That is the thing that I love about new beginnings though, no matter how organized and hyper-controlling I am, nothing goes to plan and it gives you such an amazing fresh start. We are living…

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Staying Hydrated with Nalgene – GIVEAWAY!!! **CLOSED**

A special congratulations to our winners Katie Allen (won our glow in the dark bottle) and Nicole Akerman (won our 24oz fly mouth bottle). Thanks to all who participated 🙂 A few years back I decided to try my first ever Bikram yoga class. For those of you who don’t know, Bikram is a ninety minute yoga class conducted in a room of 104 degrees. The class was insanely challenging and at the end of it, I felt that I had lost about a liter of sweat! All I wanted to do was chug my entire water bottle, a measly 16oz…

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Sensitive Skin Care Line GIVEAWAY!!! **CLOSED**

A special congratulations to our winner Beth! Thanks for all who entered! As I have mentioned in previous articles, my skin tends to lean to the sensitive side. Especially in eye creams and face wipes, I have found that my skin has a tendency to become red and irritated- it can even be as bad as breaking out in hives! The tricky part is finding skincare products that work on sensitive skin, but still have the strength to fight adult acne (always a fun problem at 23). I have gone through plenty of trial and error to find a skincare…

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