born to be real, not perfect

Part 1 – UPDATE: My Dirty White Girl Laundry

Its been a hot minute. A hot year....lets be real. This time last year I wrote a blog that you all responded very well too. The post was essentially about the details of where my life was at, and all... Continue Reading →


Why We Left the Church and What it Taught Us

"If the churches took half the money that they were making and gave it back to the community we'd be alright. If they take half the buildings they use to praise God and gave it to people who need God... Continue Reading →

Ten Must Read Books of 2017

I'm on the pursuit of happiness and I'm thirsty for knowledge. My journey has always been about a deep desire to live my very best life. I always want to be open-minded in my perception and view of the world,... Continue Reading →

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 →

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