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Beauty

Mardi Gras Makeup Tutorial

With the Mardi Gras season underway, and Fat Tuesday being next week, I was inspired to do a Mardi Gras makeup tutorial! It features the colors of Mardi Gras, which are purple, green and gold. Purple represents justice. Green represents faith. And gold represents power. Many people erroneously believe that Mardi Gras in the United States started in Louisiana. It was actually first celebrated in my city in Mobile, Alabama in 1703! Every year, huge crowds in my city and in New Orleans line  ...

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Fashion

Preppy Winter Fashion and Jord Wood Watch Review

If you didn’t know, I live in lower Alabama, so it’s ~pretty much~ summer all year round. In the winter, the weather swings between super cold at 30 degrees to very hot at 85 degrees. Yesterday was one of those in between days, where it was in the 50’s. So today, I’m showing y’all how I dress in Alabama’s winter! Disclosure: Today’s post is sponsored by Jord watches. The company compensated me with a watch to model and review. The links are not  ...

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Beauty

Pink & Glittery Valentine’s Day Makeup Tutorial

Today I’m sharing with y’all my latest video, which isΒ a makeup tutorial for an easy and affordable Valentine’s Day pink and glittery look. It’s perfect for wearing on a date or just hanging with friends and family. Rather than using foundation, I’m wearing a BB cream, so it’s a look that can be achieved quickly for heading out, going to a party, going to work, etc. If you have hooded eyes, which I do, I recommend applying the glitter eyeshadow above your  ...

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Blog+Biz Tips, Lifestyle, Personal

How to Set Attainable Blog+Biz Goals for 2017 + My 2016 Blog Stats

A new year means settings new goals for yourself. The key to making goals and reaching them is to set attainable goals! Although you want to aim high, you must take steps to get there. Break your goals into short-term and long-term goals. That way, once you reach the short-term goal, you will feel accomplished and motivated to reach the next one. Another tip is to set weekly or monthly goals, and pledge to give yourself a reward when you reach a goal. Example: Weekly goals: Lose 2 pounds  ...

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