born to be real, not perfect

Artist Unveiled: Sky Blue Skull

INSPIRATION// "You are my blue crayon, the one I never have enough of, the one I use to colour my sky". Products used to create this look: SKIN// MAKEUP FOR EVER Ultra HD Foundation (shade 'Y255') MAKEUP FOR EVER Ultra HD... Continue Reading →


100 Reasons To Stay Alive

The month of September is Suicide Awareness Month; September 10th being National Suicide Awareness Day. This cause is very important and dear to my heart for many reasons. Depression and thoughts of suicide is something I have struggled with in... Continue Reading →

How to Practice Mindfulness & Reduce Anxiety

"An operational working definition of mindfulness is: the awareness that emerges through paying attention on purpose, in the present moment and without judgement, to the unfolding of experience moment by moment". (John Kabat-Zinn, 2003). More simply put; the ability to... Continue Reading →

10 Tips For Being Healthier This Summer

Over the last few years my husband and I have been on a mission to live a healthier lifestyle. Not just diet, but our entire way of living. Our motivation for this came from several different areas. Overall health, weight... Continue Reading →

What We’ve Learned in 2 Years of Marriage

For better or for worse.  According to the Google Dictionary marriage is defined as: mar•riage /'merij/ noun 1. the legally or formally recognized union of two partners in a personal relationship (historically and in some jurisdictions specifically a union between... Continue Reading →

BITE Beauty Review: The Lip Pencil & Amuse Bouche Lipstick

I received a few BITE Beauty products from Influenster to review for you guys! The package included two of their new lip pencils ("The Lip Pencil") as well as two mini samples of their Amuse Bouche Lipsticks. The lipstick in... Continue Reading →

Mystery Blogger Award

Hey Guys! This came to my surprise but.... I would like to thank the amazingly beautiful and kind Mika of MXCAREYES for nominating me for a Mystery Blogger Award! I stumbled across her creative writing a few months back and... Continue Reading →

Create This Look: Grunge Glam

  Create this look using the following products: FACE// Primer: Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer Foundation: L'Oreal Infallible Pro Glow Concealer: iT Cosmetics Bye Bye Undereye Setting Powder: Kat Von D Lock-it Translucent Powder Contour: NYX Cosmetics Pro Highlight &... Continue Reading →

Pin The Tale On The Scapegoat

And so, in conclusion, if the end goal, the winning prize, is love. I am willing to carry that cross as far as I have too.

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