Why I Learned To Swim

Approximately 2 years ago I made a decision. I decided I wanted to officially learn how to swim. Now, I wasn't a total newbie to swimming. I knew the basics of swimming. I just never grasped those basics through practical use. I liked to say "I knew how to keep myself alive long enough to... Continue Reading →

Current Skincare Regimen for Oily Skin

A solid skincare regimen is hard to pin down. At least for me it always is. My face went through a period of excessive dryness recently, and I decided now was as good a time as ever to try out a new regimen. The main thing I wanted to work on was adding moisture. However,... Continue Reading →

Five Letter Word

I cried this morning on my drive to work. Not big fat tears + an ugly face type of cry, but a subtle, I can't hold these tears back any longer type of cry. By the way, I've had a big fat tears + ugly face cry while driving before . It's not good nor... Continue Reading →

How To Be A Good (Couch-Surfing) Guest

Hotels, Air BnB, and hostels can quickly eat up a travel budget. One of the best ways to save coins while traveling is by staying with someone. This is where family, friends, and even casual, yet super helpful, acquaintances can come in handy. If someone offers you the opportunity to crash at their home, please... Continue Reading →

Gym Bag Essentials

I don't need much to get my workout on. However, the few things that I must have with me are crucial to aiding me in my workouts. Music The workout simply isn't the same if I don't have my headphones and a good upbeat playlist. I make sure to have a playlist ready and quality... Continue Reading →

Ten Years in Review

My birthday is coming up (1.17.19)! The good thing about having a birthday in January means you can keep track of the experiences better throughout the year. This morning I took a walk down memory lane. I thought about where I was exactly 10 years ago. I thought about what that entire year was about.... Continue Reading →

My Favorite Drugstore Makeup

I'm all about looking my best while saving money. It should come as no surprise that my favorite makeup can be purchased at the local drugstore. Here are a few of my favorite inexpensive beauty treats. Maybelline Great Lash $5 Maybelline Great Lash Mascara This particular mascara has been around for years. The simplicity of... Continue Reading →

Healthy Habits for the New Year

A new year has begun! Some enter the new year with energy and eagerness. However, if you're reading this and you feel like "new year, same ol' me" here are a few ideas to help you begin your new year on the right foot. Find Your Tribe Make sure you surround yourself with positive energy... Continue Reading →

The Slump

It hit me.  Right after the Thanksgiving holiday.  The reality of another year coming to a close.  And guess what?  I have yet to achieve all the things I wanted to.  I know you can encourage me by saying that there are still several weeks until the end of the year is official.  Three weeks... Continue Reading →

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