beauty Reviews Wednesday Roundup

Caring for scars (and all of my skin!)

A couple of weeks ago I published a blog on masking my scars with makeup. I was absolutely floored by the response, and was so humbled by the many who reached out to share their stories with me. From burn scars to acne scars to everything in between, there are many of us dealing with …

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Motivation Monday

Finding motivation

I’m going to be honest with y’all: I have very little motivation lately when it comes to working out and eating healthy. It’s bad. And I mean really bad. It’s been especially difficult because I’m a pretty active person overall (or so I tell myself). I’ve run multiple half-marathons and other races. I like how …

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Instant Pot Reviews

Instant Pot Diaries: Zero to 100 real quick

Look what has returned! The Instant Pot Diaries! And because this is the second edition, I took the singular diary and made it plural. Big day around here, folks. Big day. If you read last week’s post, you know I tried spaghetti and meatballs for my very first meal. It was an experience. So much …

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Full transparency

  In bringing my blog back to life, I’ve thought long and hard about what I want this space to be. I see it as a combination of things, a “lifestyle blog” if you will. I hope I can share my thoughts on anything and everything, whether that’s makeup tutorials, a story from my life …

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Beating winter blues with a little green

As I write this, it is currently 3 degrees outside (with a windchill temperature of -12). So fun! I’m not over winter yet, but I’m getting close. We were teased with a couple of 40-50 degree weather days last week, and it made me a little excited for spring. I’m ready to not have to …

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The Instant Pot Diary: First go-round

Ah, the Instant Pot. I was gifted the magic kitchen appliance for Christmas, which was both exciting and terrifying all at once. You see, I didn’t want an Instant Pot. In fact, I specifically told my mom when she asked that I did not want one. And yet, I received an Instant Pot. Something about …

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New year, same blog

Oh, 2018. We’re 12 days into the new year and I’ve been telling myself for days that I would revisit my blog. After six months of successfully ignoring it, I wanted to get back into the swing of things and really give this blog thing a shot. And yet, here we are 12 days into …

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