As usual, the year is flying by. April came quick as ever, and I have a fresh batch of goals for the month. I’m happy to wave goodbye to the colder weather and take in the warm sunshine for a change. Who knew a simple season change could be such a mood booster? This is the first goals post I’ve done. I thoroughly enjoy reading about others’ goals; they inspire me to create my own! Here is a list of my April goals. (Yes, it’s short. Gotta start somewhere!) Keep the blogging momentum. When I started writing for my blog again, I…

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Starting a blog wasn’t a spontaneous decision for me; I had actually thought about it for months before it came into fruition. I graduated college in 2015 and landed a corporate position soon after. My degree is in graphic design, a pretty creative field. I knew this creativity would be limited, however, because I would be making work for clients who had visions and identities of their own. I needed something fun, something that was mine, to indulge in to satiate my desire for productivity. I can thank a certain small gray notebook for helping me start my blogging journey. Ideas began flooding…

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We can all agree that the worst part about makeup is having removing it at the end of the night. You’re so tired and all you want to do is crawl into bed… DON’T DO IT! Sleeping with makeup on is one of the worst things you can do to your skin. Even just a trace of makeup can lead to breakouts, and unfortunately I learned this the hard way. When I was younger, I thought simply using a face wash would do the trick. It didn’t. When I was a bit older, I discovered makeup remover. A little better, but still not…

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Woohoo, it’s Boxycharm time! My box arrived later than usual this month, but as always it’s worth the wait. If you don’t already know, Boxycharm is a monthly makeup subscription box that costs $21 a month. You receive 5 full-size products (at least most of the time) that add up to be worth much more than the price you pay for the box. This month’s theme is “Creepy Cute.” It isn’t my favorite box that I’ve gotten, but it still came with some pretty neat items: Smashbox Photo Finish Primer ($16) Unfortunately, the primer we received in our box is…

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There are a million articles and blog posts on the internet about having anxiety. As someone who struggles with my own strain, I find solace in hearing others’ stories. It seems having anxiety is becoming the norm, and I’m not sure if that has to do with our evolving modern lives or if people are more comfortable talking about it now. Either way, it seems like most people find themselves face-to-face with the monster at some point. Even though it’s common, everyone experiences it differently. No case is exactly the same, but knowing that you’re not alone brings much needed comfort. So here…

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