*Today I am sharing a post from two years ago; the first holiday without my mom.* December 19th, 7:30am. 24 degrees Fahrenheit. Sleet covered the valley starting yesterday. About 5 years ago we got snow on Christmas. When the temperatures started dropping yesterday, for a moment I hoped we'd have a white Christmas. I guess … Continue reading Throwback Post: I Wish I Had A River
Today I'm revisiting an old post from two years ago. I hope it resonates with you. 54 degrees on November 26th. The attic conversion upstairs is poorly insulated and chilly. I climb creaky, cracking wooden steps through a narrow passage that I use as a party trick to scare small children who visit our home. … Continue reading Throwback Post – The Hard Parts
I'd had a couple of great months. Over the summer I hadn't posted much here on the blog because most of my PR and other micro-influencer type work had kept me occupied over on Instagram, but this fall I came back to blogging with greater fervor and it has been so rewarding to do so. … Continue reading The Deep Well of Grief
Congratulations to Michelle Castillo for winning my holiday giveaway!! Thank you to everyone who entered and look out for another giveaway soon!!
Every few months I have the great privilege of gifting friends and family members with makeup and tips for using it! It's one of my favorite things so I wanted to share this holiday gift guide with all of you so you can spoil your favorite beauty beginner with awesome products to start them on … Continue reading The 10 BEST (and AFFORDABLE) Beauty Gifts For Beauty Beginners – Holiday 2018
Thankful for courage and struggle. Thankful for forgiveness and grudges. Thankful for retention and releasing. Thankful for listening and then speaking. Thankful for the power to give and the power to take. Thankful for the real in my life and for the fake. Thankful for truth. Thankful for lies. Thankful for love. And hate in … Continue reading For this I am thankful…
Hello, friends. It's been a while (a few months actually) since I did a Self Care Sunday and I missed it. So, it's time to get back on schedule and tell you how I'm taking care of myself today! And given that today is October 28th and Halloween is just a few days away, what … Continue reading Self Care Sunday: Pumpkin Carving!