My Favorite Apps

These days, it’s kind of hard to imagine a time where cell phones weren’t part of normal life.  Chances are that if someone asks for you phone number, you’ll automatically give them your cell number.  In fact, there are numerous households that do not even have landline phone numbers anymore because cell phones have become Read More

How To Create a Puzzle Layout for Instagram (Easy!)

Puzzle layouts.  Over the past few months, I’ve been trying out this new technique when it comes to my Instagram feed.  I don’t always stick to it, but when I do, I tend to get the most engagement on my posts.  In fact, I recently posted a poll questioning whether or not it was the Read More

August BoxyCharm – Life of the Party

Another month has come and gone which means…it’s time for another BoxyCharm subscription box review!  For those that don’t know, BoxyCharm is a subscription box that ships every month.  Inside each box is approximately 4 or 5 full size beauty related products for you to enjoy and try out for yourself.  Sometimes there are deluxe Read More

Boho Fantasy – A Bohemian Bedroom Update

Yep, it’s that time again.  My bedroom is my happy place and an always evolving work in progress.  What started as just an idea back in January of this year has slowly transformed into a reality.  A lot of stuff has changed since then:  some of it completely while other aspects just involved relocating decor Read More

July BoxyCharm Review – Road Trippin

Surprise!  It’s time for another BoxyCharm review.  I skipped last month because I never really had time to set out and test the products, but we’re back for July’s box.  If you haven’t heard, BoxyCharm is a monthly subscription beauty box.  It’s $21 a month, and you receive 4 to 5 deluxe or full-size beauty Read More

Late Night Thoughts – Where Do I Go From Here?

This isn’t going to a happy or informative post.  I’ve tried to write it so many times, and I’ve decided to just let the thoughts flow. I’m stuck.  It’s no secret that I have anxiety and depression.  Over the last few months, it has been at an all time high.  I feel completely uninspired and Read More

5 Things Cashiers Wish They Could Say to Problematic Customers

Even though I work in retail, I actually do like my job…about 90% of the time.  I’ve been doing it in some form or another since I graduated high school 15 years ago.  You actually get to meet interesting people and hear some pretty great stories being in the customer service industry.  It’s that other Read More

What happened when I tried the Keto Diet for a week?

What is the Keto Diet? Keto refers to the Ketogenic Diet which has been growing in popularity recent.  It is a low carb, high fat diet that incorporate moderate amounts of protein.   One of the goals of the ketogenic diet is to convert your body from burning glucose for energy into burning fat instead.  More Read More

No More Stigma – Mental Illness is Real

Let’s get real for a moment.  Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States.   Nearly 45,000 people in the US take their lives each year.  That averages to about 123 successful suicides a day.  Only about 1 in 25 attempted suicides are successful.  Based on these numbers, if all attempted suicides Read More