Lately, I've been exploring natural skin care products, and getting to enjoy some amazing body butter has definitely made the experience extra lovely. Viktoria is the mom and homesteader behind a new Etsy shop called Hannah's Homestead Shop. She named the shop after her young daughter, Hannah, and loves involving her in the process of creating and using … Continue reading Hannah’s Homestead Shop ~ Natural Body Butters
I went to Ulta for the first time ever about three hours ago. It was just me and Elizabeth and I was in heaven!! So many brands, sooo many products and testers!! Oh my! I got to look at things I've only ever read about online or seen on YouTube. It was awesome, lol. At one … Continue reading What’s in my Makeup?
I have always loved the idea of makeup but I've only ever been comfortable wearing a few things because I didn't know enough about the others (eye shadow, bronzer, etc.) to wear them with confidence. I've been spending time learning about products and new techniques lately and I'm finding that the internet is making it easy! YouTube is awesome for tutorials and … Continue reading Learning Makeup // Part One
My current brow pencil (by Maybelline) bit the dust last week when I was attempting to sharpen it one last time. It was tiny and I should have seen it coming, but it still shocked me when the tip broke off and it couldn't be saved because the end got stuck in the sharpener. Anyway, … Continue reading Beauty Product Review ~ e.l.f. Brow Pencil
Many of you know that I'm happily pursuing having a more sustainable life, one step at a time. ^_^ A large part of sustainability depends on using washable and reusable things in place of disposables so we've been reducing the amount of paper napkins, disposable diapers and menstrual pads, baby wipes, and other things that our family uses. Not only are reusables kinder … Continue reading F&C Sewing ~ Eco-Friendly Makeup Pads *Giveaway*
I had to cut my fingernails this morning. My lovely, strong nails. My hormonally healthy nails, lol. All through my pregnancy with Elizabeth, and now during these postpartum weeks, my fingernails (and hair) have been so radiant! They don't break - they are super strong. I have thoroughly enjoyed having them. But the time has finally come. I … Continue reading Bye-bye, Nails (See You Next Summer!)
I'm sure I'm way behind the times, but blotting sheets first came to my attention just last summer and my life hasn't been the same since! I have really oily skin so I am pretty much shiny all day long during the hot, summer months. :( But as soon as I heard about oil blotting … Continue reading Beauty Product FAIL ~ Blotting Sheets by E.L.F.