closet experiment, clothes, self-improvement

The great closet experiment

I think I’m on a self-improvement kick lately that I’m sure has nothing to do with getting engaged, turning 29, and having extra time after finishing grad school! My latest kick is the closet experiment (not to be confused with the sad, never started nor completed bedtime experiment that will someday hopefully come around again). As some …

self-improvement, weigh in, weight loss

Wednesday Weigh In: Week 1

Last week, I shared that I’m starting my weight loss journey at 167 pounds. I weighed in to measure my first week’s progress and drumroll please… I’m down almost 4.5 pounds! Woo hoo! That takes me to 162.5ish pounds! I’m close to reaching my first five pound goal also, so that’s pretty encouraging! So, how …

deep thoughts, happiness, life

Life’s too short to…fill in the blank…

In the past week, I turned 29, and there was a horrific tragedy that happened at a movie theater in Colorado.  Both of these events combined have caused me to pause and take a look at myself and my life. For the most part, I’m happy, but there are things that I want to change …

Beauty Book, book review, booksneeze

A Review of The Beauty Book by Nancy Rue

Okay, I know I’m not the target audience for this title (it’s geared towards preteens), and I don’t have a daughter or any close younger female relatives that I need to share this advice with, but I still chose to review this book since I spent a semester interning for Nancy Rue. Even though I …