• Body Care,  Skin Care,  Unsexy Products

    My “Unsexy” Products That Get The Job Done

    I have been seeing this new trend on social media of sharing “unsexy” (or non-aesthetically, not popular, or not talked about products) that people use every day, so I thought I would share my products that I use every day that are my tried and true, ride or die products that get the job done… Nivea Crème This cream from Nivea is absolutely fantastic and I use every morning and night on my face and on my feet. This cream gives my very dry, mature skin the moisture and hydration it needs and has repaired my moisture barrier too. I cannot be without this, ever! ($9.96 for 13.5 oz.) Alpha…

  • Fashion,  Spring Fashion

    Budget Friendly Ways To Refresh Your Spring Wardrobe

    Spring is a time for renewal and fresh starts, and what better way to kick off the season than by refreshing your wardrobe? However, updating your closet for spring doesn’t mean you have to break the bank. There are plenty of budget-friendly ways to refresh your wardrobe and give your style a new lease of life. Here are some tips to help you refresh your spring wardrobe without spending a fortune… Shop Your Closet Before you rush out to buy new clothes, take a look at what you already have in your closet. Chances are you already have plenty of pieces that can be worn in a new way. Try…

  • Pet Loss

    Coping With The Loss Of A Beloved Pet

    Losing a pet is a deeply personal and often overwhelming experience. For many, pets are more than just animals; they are cherished companions, sources of unconditional love, and integral parts of the family. The grief that follows their passing can be profound and complex. However, by acknowledging and honoring the bond shared with our furry friends, and by implementing healthy coping mechanisms, it is possible to navigate through the pain and find solace in the cherished memories they leave behind. Acknowledge The Pain The first step in dealing with the loss of a pet is to acknowledge the depth of your grief. It’s important to understand that losing a pet…

  • Lifestyle

    Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts That Won’t Break the Bank

    Valentine’s Day is here, and while some of you may have planned gifts weeks in advance, others find themselves scrambling for that perfect present at the eleventh hour. But fear not! Even if you have left your Valentine’s Day shopping to the last minute, there are still plenty of thoughtful and budget-friendly options available to make your loved one feel special without emptying your wallet. Here are some ideas to spark inspiration… Homemade Treats There’s something undeniably heartwarming about a homemade gift, especially when it’s edible. Whip up some delicious homemade cookies, brownies, or truffles. Package them in a cute box or jar, tie it with a ribbon, and you…

  • Budget Friendly Activities,  Valentine's Day

    Enjoy Valentine’s Day On A Budget

    Valentine’s Day is Wednesday and if you are looking for ways to spend the day with your significant other or simply looking for ways to show your friends and family that you care, there are plenty of fun and creative things you can do on this special day, so here are some budget friendly ideas to help you get started… Plan a Romantic Dinner for Two If you are in a romantic relationship, a candlelit dinner for two is the perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Cook a special meal together, light some candles, and enjoy a night of good food and great conversation. If you are not much of…

  • Healthy Eating,  Healthy Lifestyle,  Healthy Snacks

    February Produce Guide (Game Day Edition)

    As we gear up for one of the most anticipated sports events of the year, it’s the opportunity to explore how fresh seasonal produce can elevate our game day spreads. With sweet citrus flavors and savory veggies, here are five fruits and veggies that are not only at their peak of flavor but also offer a tasty and nutritious boost to any party menu… Avocado No football party is complete without guacamole. Avocados are rich, creamy, and full of healthy fats, making them perfect for a hearty dip. Mash them up with lime juice, cilantro, onion, and tomatoes for a classic guacamole that will disappear before halftime. Sweet Potatoes Swap…

  • Self Care

    How To Start Getting More Sleep Every Night

    We all know the importance of getting enough sleep every night. On average most adults get about 7 hours of sleep per night while 33% of the population gets fewer than 6.5 hours per night. Deep, consistent, rejuvenating sleep is a major factor in recovering from a stressful day. Improving the amount and quality of your sleep will benefit just about every area of your life. To improve your sleep, it’s important to focus on the outside factors you can control. Instead of getting into bed and hoping for Mr. Sandman to show up, work on creating an environment and habits around bedtime to ensure a restful night. Here’s how…

  • Self Awareness,  Self Care

    Let’s Get Happy In 2024 (Part Two)

    Welcome to part two of “Let’s Get Happy In 2024.” In part one, we talked about reflecting on the past, setting positive intentions, nurturing relationships, embracing self-care, practicing gratitude, and pursuing your passions. Today we dive into the importance of cultivating resilience and mindfulness as key elements in our pursuit of happiness… Building Resilience Resilience is the ability to bounce back from adversity and navigate life’s challenges with grace. In 2024, let’s focus on building our resilience by embracing a positive mindset. Instead of viewing obstacles as insurmountable roadblocks, see them as opportunities for growth. Create a mindset that learns from setbacks and adapts to change. Learn From Setbacks Life…

  • Self Awareness,  Self Care

    Let’s Get Happy In 2024 (Part One)

    We stepped into the new year filled with hopes and aspirations (as we all do), now it’s time to make a conscious decision to embrace happiness. The challenges of the past have taught us valuable lessons, and now, more than ever, it’s crucial to prioritize our well-being, so let’s begin traveling down the road towards a happier and more fulfilling 2024… Reflecting On The Past Before we take off on this quest for happiness, let’s take a moment to reflect on the past. Acknowledge the lessons learned, the growth experienced, and the resilience displayed. Every setback was an opportunity to rise stronger, and each triumph is a testament to our…

  • Fashion,  Hair Care,  Self Care

    Let’s Get Beautiful In 2024 (Part Two)

    Welcome back to the second installment of “Let’s Get Beautiful In 2024.” In this part, we will talk about hairstyling trends, fashion must-haves, and overall wellness tips to ensure you not only look fantastic but feel fantastic too… Hairstyling Trends Your hair is a powerful accessory that can elevate your entire look. Here are some hairstyling trends for 2024: The Effortless Wave – Embrace the natural texture of your hair with loose, effortless waves. Whether you have short or long hair, this timeless and relaxed style exudes an easygoing charm that’s perfect for various occasions. Accessorize Your Locks – Hair accessories are making a big comeback. From statement hairpins to…