Make Martin Luther King, Jr. Day a Day ON

Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a big deal where I’m from. The older I get, the more I realize that for a lot of people, this day is really just another day off from work. And you know what? Okay. Whatever. While I am in the business of educating people should they be open-minded enough, what I don’t like doing is forcing others to think the way I think. The truth is, to some…Martin Luther King, Jr. was just a man. Ask any 4th grader who attended public school is in the U.S. and they’ll likely be able to drop 2-3 facts about MLK. That’s good and all, but celebrating this man, his legacy and this day is so much more to me than knowing a few sentences.

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Soooo about those beauty products you purchased last month…

Acure Day Cream

Hey y’all! Happy Weekend from me and my Lipstick League sisters. Check out these hot posts circulating the web. 

Gouldylox Reviews – In 2016, a spa day is the new sick day. Here’s how to perfect your at-home spa treatments for maximum relaxation. (Plus some tv shows you should be watching.)

My Beauty Bunny – On a budget after the holidays? We’ve got your wallet-friendly beauty fix with this NYX Cosmetics Unraveled Makeup Set Review and Tutorial!

My Newest Addiction – Laura has been loving Guerlain Skincare and in her lateset post she gushes over the Eau de Beauty Micellar Cleansing Water and Creme De Beaute Gentle Cleansing Cream.

Nouveau Cheap – Did you hear the news? Essence Cosmetics is coming to Target! And if that’s not exciting enough, when the line rolls out online and in-store this month, there will be new Target-exclusives.

Phyrra – shares her skincare routine for Anti-Aging, Sensitive, Rosacea and Dry Skin. See her recommendations if you have any of these skin concerns!

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These 4 Products Inspired Me to Declutter My Space

This post is sponsored by Target.

Beauty Products

Once upon a time, in a land that was free of stinky men’s socks and breast pumps, lived a girl. Said girl spent her entire life moving from house to house and dorm to apartment. She once even lived in a convent. The girl was ecstatic to finally have her own place. She lived alone and could not have been happier.

And then she got married.

She got married to a man who didn’t understand her obsession desire for immaculate living. And now we’re here.

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And In Sad News, Guess How Many Times I Wore Eyeshadow Last Year…

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Hey y’all! Happy Weekend from me and my Lipstick League sisters. Check out these hot posts circulating the web. 

EauMG – We’ve waited all year for this post. Here’s my favorite (and not so favorite) perfume launches of 2015.

Gouldylox Reviews – While I am liking the UD Gwen palette more than I thought I might, this is the palette I can’t stop reaching for, every day.

My Newest Addiction – Laura has been trying to lead a more balanced life in 2016 and she has been using the BRAND NEW Burt’s Bees Lipsticks to help her!

Nouveau Cheap – Attention Milani fans! If you haven’t seen all of the new Spring 2016 product launches yet, click right here.

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Review of Maybelline Volum’ Express Falsies Push Up Drama Mascara

MAYBELLINE VOLUM’ EXPRESS FALSIES PUSH UP DRAMA

I’m too embarrassed to look back at when my last mascara review was. Like, so ashamed, y’all. Many of you found me because of my mascara reviews so at the very least, I should keep up with them, right? *snort* So while I can’t crank out a review each week, I’ll be shooting you at least 1 drugstore mascara review and 1 higher end mascara review a month. How’s that?

And if by chance I can give you more, then…heyyyyy! 

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A Maybelline mascara is up to bat in 2016 and it’s because good ole’ Mayb has been one of my favorite brands for years. I purchased this baby a good 2 months ago and well, eh…

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Well, Hello 2016…

Happy 2016

We made iiiiiiiit! Woohoo! Getting the opportunity to see another year is pretty epic, y’all. I hope you’ve been able to celebrate in some way because seeing 2016 is pretty huge in my book. But man, it’s not even 3 full days in the year and I’m all kinds of frazzled.

That’s because I’m me. My brain goes at 256 MPH and I struggle with slowing it down. I’m going to work on that this year. Yesterday I turned 31 years old and I’m like…what??? It’s shocking because…didn’t I just graduate from college? Wasn’t 3rd period History just last week? I’m an adult? Since when?

Heh.

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I’m A Mom of 2 And Haven’t Run Away From Home Yet + Cool Baby Clothes Giveaway

You know those women who spent a great chunk of their girlhood wanting to be Moms? That wasn’t me, y’all. I’m not even going to sit here and pretend that “Be A Mom” was on my list of things to do while adulting. People freak out when you admit this kind of stuff because it may sound like I don’t want to be a Mom, but come oooon, my kids are too awesome to deny.

Cute Little Babes leggings

I don’t flood my social media accounts with pictures of my kids, but have you seen even a glimpse of these beings? They’re gorgeous and I could not be more proud to be their mother. But I’m sayin’…I totally didn’t expect this life of mommy’ing and I’m still shocked that we’re all semi-surviving. I thought parenting a toddler would send me running to the hills. Toddlers are craziness and it’s the most challenging part of parenting, so far.

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