How Body Image Issues Can Affect Your Daily Life and How to Overcome It

Do you ever dread going shopping for clothes? The thought of trying on clothes and them not looking right on or not fitting the way you like? Well, you’re not the only one. Body Image issues can affect anyone. My Personal Experience In high school, I was never satisfied with the way I looked. From freshman year to senior year I wished that I could change my appearance daily. I was on the dance team, I worked out every day but I was still never satisfied.  I always gave myself high expectations on how I looked and if I couldn’t…

6 Ideas for the Perfect Outing With the Kids

Hey guys! Let’s be honest, being stuck in the house for days on end with kids can be miserable. Not only do you need to get some fresh air, but you’re probably tired of being the only one entertaining your kids. To give yourself a much-needed break, consider doing one of these 6 ideas for the perfect outing with kids! Photo and graphic credit: Anne Pro-tip: Try to plan ahead and do things the night before to reduce any stress you might feel about the outing- pack snacks, set out clothes, prepare water bottles, pack diaper bag, etc.. Remember, the…

Learning to Love Your Mental Illness

There is a huge stigma towards mental illness. You’re seen as “sick” or “crazy”, but we both know this is not true. There are many people who don’t understand mental illness, and as a result, we tend to hide ours. We push our feelings deep inside of us, slap a smile on our face, and get on with life. I was afraid of talking about my diagnosis, but one day I came to the realization that my mental health was a part of me. I learned to love my mental illness and today I’m going to show you why you…

My 5 Favorite Makeup and Hair Looks for Winter

Makeup in the wintertime may seem boring to some. It also doesn’t help that a  lot of trends say that colors are for spring and summer. Personally, I do whatever I like at the moment! I’ve been doing some of these looks since I was a teenager and I would receive compliments on them quite often. I hope you enjoy this array of natural to glam looks and find some inspiration to create fun looks of your own ! Photo and Graphic Credit: Kayla G Natural Looks Smoked liner, nude lip, straight hair This particular look is one I use…

6 Ways to Thrive on a Vegan Diet

If you have seen our vegan recipes on the blog, you may have seen this coming. First, I’ll give a little introduction to myself to myself and my story. Hi, my name is Brigetta. I follow a vegan diet and lifestyle and have been doing so for almost 4 years. I was first exposed to veganism at random times in my life, and I never thought anything of it. Some people I knew followed a vegan diet, but I had no desire to look into it. A lot of my favorite foods were meats or super diary-heavy dishes. I grew…

How I Am Able To Overcome My Anxiety Through Blogging: A Story of Growth Through Writing

I have suffered from anxiety for as long as I can remember. I switched medications numerous times thinking that was the problem, but after reaching a very low point in my life a couple of years ago and after many people telling me to start a blog, I decided to take the plunge and start blogging. Ever since I started blogging, I have been able to overcome my anxiety. Photo Credit: Jess Graphic Credit: Kayla I’ve always had a passion for writing but was too scared to let others read what I had written.  After watching all of my friends…

Top 5 Best Liquid Eyeliners

I started wearing makeup at a pretty young age. I was 10 years old in the fifth grade when I applied eyeliner, specifically a cream liner, for the first time and it quickly progressed to me trying liquid eyeliner. As someone who’s a makeup fanatic, I’ve tried a ton of liquid eyeliners in the past that I now can name the top 5 best liquid eyeliners. These are my personal favorites, of course, but these are the top 5 best liquid eyeliners I think you should try. Photo Credit: Linda Graphic Credit: Mica Maybelline Ultra Liner® Waterproof Liquid EyelinerThis was…

5 Ways Depression Affects You and How To Overcome Them

Hey guys! I’m back to give you some quick and easy solutions that will kick depression’s butt. We’ve all be there, tired, running on empty and waiting for the end and as miserable as we are, we aren’t willing to get up and do the harder things that help us because it just takes too much energy. It’s exhausting being exhausted and it’s frustrating to feel this way without any reprieve. Photo Credit: Briggy Graphic Credit: Natasha Depression isolates you, makes you think the world is against you, takes away your energy and motivation, steals the joy out of life…

“Give Me A Stick”| A Therapist’s Quote About the Strength of Those Suffering from Mental Illness

A few years back, I was struggling to stay alive. I was incredibly depressed, self-harming, and had even attempted suicide a few times. It felt to me like life was a never-ending maze intended for maximum human suffering. It sounds terribly dark and brooding to hear me talk about my past life like that, but unfortunately, that’s a nice way of putting how I felt at the time. Also during that time, I came across this poster that was going around social media platforms and I wouldn’t go as far to say that it saved my life, but it gave…

My 7 Favorite Things About January (food, makeup, and more).

Hey guys!! Today we’re talking about my favorite things from the month of January! From month to month, I run my errands and, of course, find little things here and there that are new for me to try. Sometimes I love them and buy them over and over again, and other times those things turn out to be a complete waste of time and money. Lucky for you, I’m not going to make you go through the annoying trial and error phase of trying out new things, I’m just going to give you a master list of my favorite things…
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