When I awoke on January 1, 2017 and went to check my Instagram account (yes, it's the first thing I do in the morning — hey, at least it's not the last thing I do at night), my jaw dropped. StylishTravels had commented on one of my posts, congratulating me on my inclusion in … Continue reading Beyond Honored: My Instagram Nomination by Becky Van Dijk of We Are Travel Girls
Sometimes blogging can be a lonely venture — holed up for hours at my desk in the corner of our home, typing away and trying to envision the faceless reader to whom I will be revealing all sorts of personal info about me, whether directly (like my morning and evening skin care routines) or indirectly … Continue reading The Liebster Award: More Tidbits (You Never Wanted to Know) About Me
Hi all! Just a quick note: I'm finally on Bloglovin' so you can follow me here, as well as on WordPress. (Apparently, the Bloglovin' follow button doesn't work on WP?? If anyone has any insight, I'd appreciate it!) Thanks!
I'm so new to blogging that when I saw that outofmythoughts of the blog smudges had nominated me for a Sunshine Blogger Award, I was truly honored. The Sunshine Blogger Award is a blogger-to-blogger award, by bloggers for bloggers who inspire with a positive message. I was honored especially because I love her blog, not just because she's … Continue reading Thank You For the Sunshine Blogger Award Nomination
I never considered my mom a vain person. She didn't wear much makeup — a dash of eyeshadow, perhaps, when she was younger, and some lipstick when she went out — and she always dressed neatly but never particularly fashionably. Much of this, of course, was all judged through a teenage lens — a teenager … Continue reading A Mother’s Day Ode: Skin Care Lessons and Beauty Memories