Monday, May 4, 2015

First Blogiversary

Since I haven't been keeping up with posting here, I'm not sure it's really appropriate to celebrate a blogiversary, but....I'm going to do so anyway. ;)

One year ago I finally got up the gumption to start my very own blog. I had a lot of fun learning the basics of blogging, getting my first comments, and having a place to share my thoughts.

I got distracted by some life stuff, but I haven't forgotten this blog or given up on it yet. In fact, I think some of that life stuff might make for some good blog content eventually.

And for all you fellow Star Wars fans out there: May the 4th Be With You!

Friday, July 18, 2014

At Long Last...

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...I have returned!

I apologize for my long absence. I needed to take a step back and decide how much time I wanted to devote to this blogging thing. What I decided is: not as much time as it takes to post three times a week, but more time than it takes not to post at all.

I think what I realized is that I want this to be an enjoyable hobby, not a stressful (non-paying) part-time job. So expect to see me continue to post, but not as often as before. Hopefully I can manage once a week, but it may be a little while before I get there because these next few weeks will be busy ones for me. 

But for anyone out there who's reading, I just wanted you to know that I'm still here and  I haven't given up on this little blog just yet! 

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

The Body Shop Aloe Skin Care Review

Have you ever used any products from The Body Shop? I'm a big fan of their Aloe Skin Care line, so I thought I'd share my thoughts on my favorite products from the line today.

Friday, May 30, 2014

Lovely Links 5.30.14

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Great video tutorial for making almond milk (

Disney announced the writer and director for the first standalone Star Wars movie set to be released on 12/16/16! (

Another great video tutorial, this one for making ice cream. (

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Birchbox Review: May 2014

Chances are if you read any beauty blogs, you've heard of Birchbox, but just in case you haven't, here's a quick description: it's an online beauty retailer that also offers a monthly subscription service. Every month Birchbox mails subscribers a small box of about five samples to try. You can earn points by reviewing the items you receive and then use those points toward purchasing full-size products. For more detailed information, check out the FAQ section on their website.