Category: Lifestyle

A Simple Drugstore Make-Up Routine For My Sister

My amazing sister is a busy lady-working, going to school, being a good human and just living her best life. She needs a simple, drugstore makeup routine. Do you? Read on! I could send you an email or something, but I’m a blogger and if I can’t turn an experience

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Bougie vs. Broke: Highlighter Bonanza

I am aware that no one is fooled by highlighter, looking for the part in the heavens that must be shining on (just) the top of my cheekbones and tip of my nose when we meet. That’s cool, I love the excuse highlighter provides to swipe glitter on my face.

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11 Cheap and Easy Valentine’s Day Crafts

  There’s something about late January that’s just…dogged. The cold is piercing and persistent. The sun still goes down too early. It’s gray. All the excitement of Christmas and New Year’s have worn off. We’re in the middle of the tunnel that is winter. At least by mid-February the opening

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4 Easy Ways To Refresh A Small Bathroom

Our small bathroom needed a change but we didn’t have $10,500 (average cost of a bathroom remodel) lying around. As a stay-at-home mom, I dreaded that small talk song-and-dance that inevitably comes with hiring out for bigger projects: “It sure is cold, huh? Need anything?” You know. So what’s a

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Christmas On The Cheap: How We Saved Money This Christmas

I love the holidays as much as any basic white girl: watching Love Actually, driving around to look at Christmas lights, aspirational Pinning of winter crafts, I’ll carol all day. But…there’s a lot of pressure. Pressure to make endearing memories with the latest presents documented with flattering photos at every event

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7 Gifts For Guys You Don’t Know That Well

Coworkers, siblings’ boyfriends, younger cousins: we all have guys in our lives we don’t know that well. They need presents this holiday season, too. I’ve compiled a list of seven gifts for these men. As always, I’ve pored over reviews, so you’re sure to impress the fellow who’s name you’re

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7 Gifts for the Girly-Girl

This gift guide focuses on the girly-girls. Anyone, really, that loves to pamper themselves with makeup, beauty treatments, and luxe accessories. I wear a size everything on this list. If you were wondering.   This post contains affiliate links which means that if you click on them and make a

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11 Gifts for the Indoorsy AF

I asked my Facebook friends what one calls a person who doesn’t like to leave their house and got beautifully varied responses. They included: homebody, hermit, recluse, couch potato, introvert, shut-in, pro-pet reclusionite, homeskillet, stay-at-home mom, home slice, agoraphobic, guard of the house, indoorsman, territorial couch potato, solitaire. Whatever we’re called,

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7 Educational Toys That Aren’t Lame

Thanksgiving is next week. I KNOW. The holidays are always crazy. Even before kids it was a whirlwind. Now I have the added pressure of being the Steward of Wholesome Holiday Memories to helpless young mammals. Once you’re an official Steward adult expectations like bringing sides and desserts to family

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