31 Things To Do If You’re Not a Halloween Person

I’m bringing it back.

things to do for halloween 2016

Bringing what back you may ask? Well, for the 2nd year in a row here on the blog, I’m sharing my 31 Things To Do If You’re Not a Halloween Person. (And now you’re like, “Duh. I read the title.”)

What started out as a fun little post last year spun into a huge conversation about how there are so many of us who are just NOT Halloween people! Don’t get me wrong, I used to prance up and down the culdesac in my perfect costume that I spent months planning and shopping around for. I counted all my lollipops and snuck 5 pieces of candy after dinner when my mom said I could only have 2. I was a Halloween-loving kid.

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How To Do a Social Media Detox

It’s easy for me to admit that I love taking beautiful photos for Instagram and sending out loads of tweets a day, but every now and then, I feel like I need a break.

how to do a social media detox

I think in 2016, we’ve learned it’s easy to compare yourself to strangers on the Internet. It’s easy to look at followers instead of nice comments, pay attention to how many page views someone else gets instead of your own awesome content, and even get lost amongst funny cat videos while you’re trying to study.

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How To Survive Your Long Distance Relationship

I never planned on doing long-distance, but I’m sure most of us don’t.

People move, we go off to school, we have summer flings that turn into whirlwind romances. (Only in Sarah Dessen books? Oh.)

how to survive your long distance relationship

If you’re new around here, I’ve been with my boyfriend Cameron since I was a freshman in high school. (Yes, 14. I was 14.) We’re best friends, HGTV-enthusiasts, and love a game of who-can-find-the-best-smelling candle at Target. 

Back in this post, I explained how we would be going to separate schools to finish out our degrees. It worked out better for me to go to Houston and Cam to stay at Arkansas, so, begrudgingly, that’s what we did. (I’ve actually had a lot of people text me asking if Cam is at Arkansas, so…yes! Haha. He graduates in May.)

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Update on How I Cleared My Skin

If you’ve been reading and following along for a while, then you know that a hot topic on my blog for the past year and a half or so, has been how to clear up your skin.

how to clear your acne

Throughout high school and into the beginning of my college career, I struggled with really bad acne. Eventually, I decided enough was enough and decided to get on an Accutane regimen. You can read all about that here, and some of the other things I did to get the initially harshness of my acne to fade away.

Over the past year or so, I’ve really focused on clean, healthy skin, so as to keep my bad breakouts a thing of the past. I’ve found some new helpful ways to get rid of acne, so I’m here today for another update!

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