Basic Skincare Regimen (Day and Night)

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Eureka! I feel like I have found the perfect regimen for me that can work day and night…with as minimal products as possible.

Don’t get me wrong, a girl loves her scrubs, masks, and other luxurious feeling skincare products. Unfortunately, said girl doesn’t always have the time to partake in a mini at home spa moment. So, for a while I’ve been trying to come up with a quick and thorough skincare routine that uses as few products as possible, can be completed from beginning to the end within five minutes and can be used morning AND night. I believe that I have finally come up the right products for this feat. Continue Reading

Meditation 101

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I don’t know about you, but meditation has always been one of those “things” that every one who is in tune and successful in their life practice, but has always seemed a little too time consuming to me.

In the past, I would look at meditation as a waste of time. I mean, why not take that 15-30 of sitting on the floor, quietly breathing and use that time to actually get things done. However, after test driving meditation for myself, I have found that it has completely helped transform my life, including the way I look at doing things all together.

Aside from breakfast and exercise, meditation is one the best things you can do at the beginning of your day to help you attain a peaceful and fulfilling day. Continue Reading

RECENT EMPTIES: January 2015

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I never thought I would get to the point in life where I would be borderline ecstatic to run out of a beauty product, especially makeup. Well, I’m there and I always feel a little proud when I can replace an item and/or buy a new item to try.

Recently, I decided to start investing in high quality makeup from classic and higher end brands, especially for face products (i.e. foundation, powders, skincare). So, I’ve been trying to use up as many drugstore products in my makeup collection as possible, especially those products that I really didn’t fancy. So, you will notice that the majority of the products I proudly used up can be found at your favorite local drugstore.

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The Return of the Accountability Advocate

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In case you can’t tell from the lack of daily posts, I’ve been having the hardest time getting back into the swing of things, online and offline, so far this year. Regular posting on the blog and social media has been hard to climb back on board and even my usually daily/weekly activities have evaporated. To give you an example of just how extreme my lack of motivation, I haven’t stepped into a Target since before Christmas. Yes, almost a month and that’s even scary to type considering I would go to Target no less than 1-2 times a week. Whoa, I just got chills after taking in this revelation.

It’s really weird, because even though I have a few legit reasons to explain this lacking moment in my life, this isn’t the first time I’ve experienced this type of “life blockage”. However, this is the first time that it has taken this long to get out of it. I’ve been a nonchalant person for as long as I can remember, which has allow me to not sweat small stuff and push ahead after a quick breather. Unfortunately, this breather has turned into a full on coma. Continue Reading

The Cutest Leather Elephants

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I’ve always been a fan of “different” accessories, be it a bright neon or funky print, but in small doses. So, needless to say, I’m pretty much all about these Elephant coin purses from Loewe.

Adorable, yet chic and very creative. They are available in yellow, red, and a forest green. BONUS: They have a Panda version of this coin purse that is just too ridiculously cute for me to post, because every time I see it think of another ridiculous reason I need to buy. So, I will just place the link for you to see it here. Yep.

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