The Importance of Saying No.

No is a powerful word and one that always seems to harbor negative connotations. But what if I told you that adding the word “no” to your everyday vocabulary could be one of the most positive things in your life? Seems like an oxymoron, doesn’t it? The word “no” is known to us as aContinue reading “The Importance of Saying No.”

Thrifting Only for a Year: My New Year’s Resolution

As 2020 comes to a start, I’ve found that my major goal this year is to spend less and be a more ethical consumer. I’m really looking to save money, but when I spend it, I want to give it towards products and companies that have ethical practices and create products with a low impactContinue reading “Thrifting Only for a Year: My New Year’s Resolution”

The One In – One Out Principle

So if you didn’t know, I like to think of myself as a minimalist. I adopted this practice a short time ago and have definitely seen the benefits of my new lifestyle. Later on I will definitely right about the pros and cons to minimalism, but right now I want to talk about a wayContinue reading “The One In – One Out Principle”

Being Minimalist: When is Too Little Too Much?

When it comes to minimalism, living with less is supposed to give the user a sense of peace and also help them understand what is most important in their life. There are many people who self-identify as minimalists posting videos on YouTube with the title “Everything I Own.” These videos are only about 5 –Continue reading “Being Minimalist: When is Too Little Too Much?”

Why I Only Wear Mascara

I’ve always seemed to have a love-hate relationship with makeup. Growing up, my mom didn’t let me wear it until I was about a sophomore in high school, and boy did I go for it when I did. I bought everything that I thought I needed. Foundation that was way too dark, eye shadow thatContinue reading “Why I Only Wear Mascara”

Why Bargain Brands are My Go-To’s

So it’s no secret that I do most of my shopping at Walmart, whether it be online or in-store. Living in the Midwest, Walmart is everywhere. And even though it has been classified as Target’s trashy sister, I find it to be a great place for me to shop. If you haven’t already figured itContinue reading “Why Bargain Brands are My Go-To’s”