Wellness Wednesday: A Few of My Meditation Tools

Mindfulness

I started getting into meditation over two years ago. I knew I needed to quiet my mind, but I was very resistant on meditation. I can’t sit still and think of nothing. Seriously? How does Russell Simmons do this? I did one of those Oprah + Deepak Chopra 21-day Meditation challenges and after that I was hooked. They [...]

Reading Pretty: The Vacationers by Emma Straub

The Vacationers

I decided a few months back that I would stick to mainly fiction for the summer. There isn’t anything better than being able to dive so deep into a good book that sucks you in and doesn’t let go unto the last page. That’s how I felt reading Emma Straub’s The Vacationers. The Vacationers mainly [...]

Wheels Down: GM Buick Enclave, Open Road, and Deep Creek Maryland

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I had never heard of Deep Creek until I met my husband. He and a bunch of his friends take a yearly trek to this 3 hour mountain and lake area every year. Basically it’s a relaxing weekend, a huge log cabin mini mansion where there is tons of laughter, good foods, old school board [...]

RoC® Skincare Wrinkling Ranking Study

RoC Blog Academy

I grew up in the South and I have a deep love affair with the sun. Yes, I may live below the Mason Dixon Line, but to me DC is still the east coast. East coast means two things – seasons and snow. In no particular order from the way the weather has been over [...]

Rituals Ayurveda Yogi Flow Body Wash

Rituals

  I’m a big believer in the art of the ritual. Some may call them routine, but I find the word ritual makes it a little more special. My routine normally consists of prayer, a daily 30 minute yoga practice, and morning readings. I like to do this early in the morning when the neighborhood [...]

{6.20.14} Le Weekend

6.20.14 Le Weekend

It has a been a busy few weeks over here in my world, but despite some ups and downs I’m still grateful. In the midst of madness I can always find a few pretty things to make me smile. I’m trying to reach my goal of 45 books this year and according to my Goodreads [...]

Perricone MD No Blush Blush

Perricone No Blush Blush

I’m a sucker for a good blush. I like them in all variations – powder, cream, stick, and liquid. I wear it almost every day. I was intrigued when I heard Dr. Nicholas Perricone was creating a makeup line. He’s known for his amazing skin care and I knew the products would be great. But, I [...]

Travel Series: How I Carry-On? with Aly Walansky

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I met the fun, travel junkie, and awesome freelance writer Aly Walansky when I first started blogging. Here we are 8 years later and she is just as awesome as ever. I live for her travel and beauty stories. She’s a girl after my own travel, beauty, and food heart. Aly so graciously answered my [...]

bareMinerals bareSkin Pure Brightening Serum Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 20

BM 2

  Allow me to introduce bareMinerals bareSkin Pure Brightening Serum Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 20. I admit I was never a fan of the bareMinerals mineral powders. No matter how much I tried they looked chalky, cakey, and ashy on me. It always looked like I had dusted my face in flour after applying them. [...]

JORD Wooden Watches

Jord Wooden Watches

I like to think I’m simple. Pause for the laughter effect right here. My husband would beg to differ. I like what I like. I am just as happy being spontaneous and having a schedule. Over the past few years my motto has been “the art of appropriate acquisitions.” After one to many events in [...]

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