Feb 26, 2014  •  In Beauty, Giveaways

Giveaway: Urban Decay Naked Palette [Your Choice!]

Because it’s a Wednesday… Because just when it was starting to get warmer, the polar vortex decided to plot a comeback… Because the terrifying threes are no better than the terrible twos, and I have one of each… And, you don’t really need another reason for a giveaway, do you?  😉 Up for grabs is the wildly popular […]

Feb 11, 2014  •  In Beauty, Personal, Reviews

3 Budget-Friendly Products I’ve Been Diggin’

Each of these items run less than $10. They’re all used and loved by yours truly, and I will definitely be making repurchases when they run out. I can’t recommend these enough! Palladio Rice Paper, $4 I’ve used blotting paper in the past — all the popular ones like the Clean & Clear Oil Absorbing […]

Feb 7, 2014  •  In Personal, Reviews

At-Home Try Ons: Warby Parker vs. Classic Specs

I was incorrect in guessing that my glasses frames from Warby Parker hadn’t yet shipped, because they arrived yesterday! Once again, I apologize for my sucky selfies. My favorites are the ones on the top two rows.  🙂 As mentioned in yesterday’s post, I also ordered at-home try on frames from Classic Specs: The frames […]

Feb 5, 2014  •  In Personal, Reviews

I Can See Clearly Now

The past two months were some of the roughest of my life. My family and close friends were plagued with various health problems and hospitalizations, two of which resulted in death…and one a stillbirth.  😥 J and I are getting buried in medical bills (did you know what if a hospital stay runs from the […]

Feb 3, 2014  •  In Books, Personal, Web

How Fast Can You Read?

And how do you compare to the national average? Office supplies retailer Staples has created an online test that measures how many words you read per minute and how you rank up to the masses. The directions are simple: after reading a selection of text, you answer 3 simple questions to verify that you did, […]