My Minimal Make-Up Bag

(#nofilter 😉)

If you’ve been a reader for a while, then you know – I’m not a makeup person. My eyebrows are never “done” and I like watching Kylie on KUWTK, but I’ve never coveted one of her lip kits.

I haven’t always been this way. In fact, I joke that I am plagued with “make-up burn out”. Starting around 8th grade and all the way up until my first couple months of college, I got up before the sun to apply a full face of product. It started innocently with some mascara and bright shadow, but by the ripe age of 16, I was sitting on the living room floor where the light from the overhead ceiling fan was my best bet at 5:30 in the morning, concealing, bronzing, patting, highlighting, blushing, and tweezing.

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1 Hour in a Float Tank: My Experience

While I was in Arkansas for two weeks with Cam, it was basically a mini summer vacation. Once Cam finished finals (I was done the week before), we basically had an entire week to ourselves before packing up and heading home after his graduation. Each day, we made a “to-do” list, so that we wouldn’t forget friends we wanted to meet up with or errands we needed to run that were Fayetteville-specific.

We went to the Farmer’s Market, ate at food trucks, etc, etc. On Wednesday of our last week there, Cam went to get his hair trimmed at a place called Therapods that one of his roommates had recommended. Not only was there a salon here, but we also noticed they offered massages and…..float tanks?!

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What I Eat In a Day: Part 1

I have a love/hate relationship with these “What I Eat In A Day” posts.

On the one hand – I LOVE them. I need the recipe inspo. It soothes me! I’m serious. Every night before bed, I scroll through Pinterest and the Explore page on my food Insta, and get ideas. It’s one of my favorite parts of the day.

But then there’s the other side – they kinda make me anxious! I’ll be sitting there, watching a girl make a smoothie, and all of a sudden I’m like, “WAIT. I don’t use hemp milk in my smoothie! Should I BE USING HEMP MILK IN MY SMOOTHIE?!”

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Natural Cold Remedies

natural cold remedies

If I haven’t told you all over social media yet….I got a freaking cold!

(Feel bad for me.)

(Just kidding.)

But for real, I haven’t gotten a proper cold in forever. Ever since I started incorporating a healthy diet and exercise regime, I just upped my immunity. But bring on 3 presentations, 3 tests, and Texas allergies – I got hit. C’est la vie!

The first day of my cold, I took some DayQuil every 4 hours like the bottle said. But it made me groggy and made my stomach feel like a pit of hot lava. I’m not used to taking that much medicine in a day and I have a very (very) sensitive gut, so over-the-counter medicine can hurt me more than it helps me sometimes. I know not everyone’s like that, so don’t go throwing out the contents of your medicine cabinet. Just for me, I can only do Allegra allergy meds every now and then Tylenol for the desperate measures.

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