How to Relieve Stress

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As March is coming to a close and April is slowly sneaking up on us, I thought it would be appropriate to share this “Stress-Relieving” post for April, also known as Stress Awareness Month.

I, myself, have a bad habit of letting my stress build up over time. I don’t tend to show my emotions too much from the outside, but on the inside there’s always so much going on. With our busy lives, it’s nice to just take time and focus on the present when everything around us seems like chaos. Here I share with you some things that have helped me when dealing with stress: Continue reading

Beauty Products I Can’t Live Without

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Da-da-da-dahhhhh (drum roll please….)

There are only a few things I can’t live without. Well technically…I could, but for the sake of this post, there are just some things too good to go on without. Lately, I have been trying to be more of a minimalist when it comes to makeup. Having grown older (and hopefully wiser) I have learned that the caked-on makeup face is just not all that cute anymore-if it ever really was. Typically I just layer on some foundation, powder, eyeliner, and mascara and I’m out the door. But time and time again, I tend to gravitate towards these items (pictured above), because they have never let me down and I have found them to be so useful. Some I use on a daily basis and others more sparingly. Regardless I love them all the same!

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Little Suede Dress

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This past year I had made up my mind I would not be a victim to the crazy holiday shopping bonanza. So much for that. I was bitten….bitten by the sneaky Cyber Monday bug. A routine email purge failed when I caught a glimpse that my all time favorite online clothing store, Lulus.com, was having an irresistible sale, one in which I was too curious not to take a peek. Why not? The holiday season was quickly approaching at the time, and I was on the lookout for a budget friendly dress that I could wear for Christmas parties or New Years Eve. I came across this suede shift dress with an adorable scalloped hem and couldn’t resist, especially since I didn’t own anything suede…up until now.

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