Health & Beauty

Quick & Dirty: Whipped Shea Butter Tutorial + My Personal Van Van Oil Recipe

Shea butter for me is a staple in my hygiene routine. I have sensitive skin, so its something I can depend on without worrying about irritation. I buy it from the beauty store and sometimes in bulk from the farmers market. It has a very pleasing scent on its own, but one of its downfalls… Continue reading Quick & Dirty: Whipped Shea Butter Tutorial + My Personal Van Van Oil Recipe


I’m So Confused!

It seems like I can't pin down what direction to head in. At first, it all seems so simple. Problem: You need to get back on your feet so you can regain your independence. Solution: Get a second job so you can make enough money to regain your independence. Then the other problem is reliable… Continue reading I’m So Confused!

Health & Beauty, Personal

I Went to the Gym!

It felt great. I haven't gone for maybe two weeks, but I've finally come to a decision on how I would go about my health and fitness journey. As promised I haven't stepped on the scale or measured myself. I'll be using MyFitnessPal to track what I'm eating and my exercise. I know as long as I'm active and eating properly, I'll see results.  My right hand is still sore, but not nearly as bad as two weeks… Continue reading I Went to the Gym!

Arts & Crafts, Tutorial

Embracing The Rain: Free Raincloud Pendant Tutorial

The rain has been no stranger to the south lately. It seems every day is a little dull. The streets are always glistening with fresh rain. It’s difficult for a day to go by without wet shoes and frizzy hair. After three weeks of just putting up with the weather, I’ve decided to embrace it… Continue reading Embracing The Rain: Free Raincloud Pendant Tutorial

Health & Beauty

My “Medium” Problem

Since I was a teenager, I’ve been interested in health and fitness. My mom took me to my first weight watchers meeting at 14. Since then I’ve been hooked on staying in shape. Throughout my later elementary and early middle school years, I was overweight. I didn’t notice. It was always the comments from other… Continue reading My “Medium” Problem