My Current Go-To 10 Minute Beauty Routine

Prep + Prime First, I never start my beauty routine without moisturizing first. I always start with a day cream that contains SPF 15 in it. Then I use an eye cream around my eyes for extra moisturization around the eyes. Did you know that the skin around your eyes are the thinnest layer of…

Attitude & Effort

The beauty of attitude. By definition an attitude is a settled way of thinking or feeling about someone or something, typically one that is reflected in a person’s behavior. It’s really easy to fall victim to a negative attitude. I touched on this a little bit in my last blog post: A Month From Now…

10 Inspiring Quotes by Martin Luther King, jr.

I don’t typically make historical posts but when it comes to inspiration and motivation. This man is nothing less than amazing. If you are unfamiliar with who Martin Luther King jr. was here’s a brief block-quote from history.com Martin Luther King, Jr. was a social activist and Baptist minister who played a key role in…

A Month From Now

“A month from now you can either have a month of progress or a month of excuses as to why you didn’t.” I don’t think we realize how much can change from month to month. In just one month we can go from summer to autumn or winter to spring. Sometimes I feel like my…

First Blog Post of the New Year

First Post of 2021 The year 2020 was a tough one, without a doubt. There’s even part of me that believes in was just the beginning in many ways in sense of transitions. I am blessed that my family and I survived the year with good health and a bond that’s stronger than ever before….

What Christmas Means To Me

I know, I thought of the song by Stevie Wonder too. Christmas is a representation of the day God decided to send his only begotten son to earth to show us the true definition of unconditional love and mercy. Unconditional love. Love without conditions. If everyone could love without condition. Without bitterness and remorse. Imagine…

Christmas Breakfast Ideas

In my house we do a Christmas day brunch where we go to my moms or aunts and we all get a breakfast-like meal together, traditionally in our pajamas. Here are some bomb recipes to try for your families Christmas breakfast. I do no own rights to the photos. THE BEST FRENCH TOAST Ingredients 6 large…

A Bucketlist to Complete by Next Christmas

Honestly, this year was a crazy year. I had minor setbacks but I’m not entirely upset about them all. I have a lot planned that I want to do by next year but I’m going to try to make my list as simple as possible. Get married Buy a house Travel to 5 new states…

A Day in the Life: The Hunt

As you can probably tell from the picture, I’m not actually hunting. Although, it is hunting season in North Carolina and camouflage is pretty fashionable these days you’ll never see me posing with dead animal. Today I am on the hunt for the perfect present. I know I have done a ton of gift guides…

Santa Paws (gifts, food, fashion for pets)

When I was younger my mother read a book to me that was called Santa Paws. It was a short novel but it was a very sweet story about a homeless puppy that performs miraculous rescues and other brave acts and earns the name Santa Paws, and a new family to love. That’s not what my…