Being the mother of an Asthmatic

Thankless is generally a word used to describe motherhood. Now just add, terrified, worried, sleepless, RN in training and you have a mother to a child with asthma.  Asthma affects around 24 million Americans. 4% adults and 8.6% children. (source) that’s a pretty large number. And generally it isn’t just asthma.. It’s allergies, skin conditions. […]

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Tips for Makeup with Glasses

Are you a glasses wearing girl like myself?  Luckily for me, my vision is not so poor that I absolutely have to wear glasses/contacts everyday, but my astigmatism makes seeing in general a difficult task. It just makes everything have this very blurry outline around/over it. Words, people, structures. You name it and I see […]

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 Fall Nail Inspo – Gel at home

I’ve been getting my nails done for over a year now. Always The same! Hard Gel overlays, Gel Polish, Nail Art. Obvi my colors and art have changed but I’ve always had The same routine. Every 3 weeks or so I’d be back in that chair getting my nails done again. About a month ago, […]

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Makeup Brush Cleaners

Has there ever been a task as daunting as cleaning your makeup brushes? It’s just soo.. tedious. mundane. soul-destroying.  Okay, maybe that’s a little dramatic. But really, it is boring.  What I really hate about it though, is how long it can take for them to all dry afterwards. I’ve actually bought two of a […]

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Fall 2016 Beauty Part 1

Pumpkin patches and pumpkin pies, apple cinnamon scented things, that chilly morning & evening feel; All parts of why I absolutely adore autumn. Here in Colorado, we really only get a quick glimpse of autumn before winter settles in and I always feel so cheated by the short love affair. Fall fashion and beauty is […]

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DIY Spider Repellent (rodents too!)

Okay, I’m sure if you’re anything like me, the first place you go for a DIY project (of any kind) is Pinterest. Ahh, The all-knowing, DIY, beauty loving, Kids projects, salad in a jar glorious place on the interwebs we all know as Pinterest. I have definitely been known to waste a few hours ( […]

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Back To Basics Makeup series Part 1

So I just wrapped on another series and this one was called, as you may guess, Back to Basics.  I went over a ton of my favorite basic makeup tips and tricks. I started with basic skincare in this video. If you want your makeup to look flawless, you better be taking care of that […]

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Mom Guilt

Motherhood, what a ride it’s been, not that I’m too far into it, with little S only being 4 ½, But that first year seems like a lifetime ago. As a newly sober woman and new (single) mother, I was living one day at a time. I truly cherished every moment that not only I […]

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