November 2017 Sephora PLAY! Box Review

November 2017 Sephora PLAY! Box Review

Hello Friends! Daaaaaaaaaaamn it has been a long time since I've posted on the blog. For that, I am truly sorry. Unfortunately, my school life has been absolute chaos for the past two months. Fortunately, the awful trials and tribulations of the semester have come to a close, and I finally have time to sit [...]

Allure Best of Beauty 2017: Covergirl

Allure Best of Beauty 2017: Covergirl

After opening an email from ULTA yesterday, I was feeling inspired to test out some new drugstore beauty products. Armed with an idea, and a 20% off coupon, I set out to find some Allure Best of Beauty 2017 products. Every year, Allure comes out with awards for best foundation, best concealer, best lipstick, etc. [...]

Meet Me at the Barre: Staying Fit with a Back Injury

Meet Me at the Barre: Staying Fit with a Back Injury

Hello friends! In today's blog post, I'm sharing a little bit about my current fitness journey. If you've read my previous post about my experience with Crossfit (here), you probably know that I severely injured my lower back. My injury landed me at an orthopedic doctor, who recommended several weeks of physical therapy. Fortunately for [...]

Designer Dupes: Affordable Fall Peep-toe Booties

Designer Dupes: Affordable Fall Peep-toe Booties

Happy Tuesday Shoesday loves! The inspiration for today's post comes from hours spent drooling over the feed of mega-famous instagram fashion bloggers I follow. I've been following Caitlin (@cmcoving) for a few years now, and I find that I consistently love the pieces that she styles. Unfortunately, a fair amount of her posts include pieces [...]

Designer Dupes: The Perfect Wedge Sandal

Designer Dupes: The Perfect Wedge Sandal

Hello loves! As you may already know, I am a PhD student at The University of Tennessee. While I am lucky to be a salaried student, I definitely can't afford to make regular high-end fashion purchases. Fortunately for you, I've become pretty darn good at finding designer dupes- aka, similar, but less expensive options. Today, [...]

My 7 Macro “Staple” Foods

My 7 Macro “Staple” Foods

Hey Y'all! Lately, my blog content has been slacking in the nutrition department, so in today's post, I'm going to share with you some grocery shopping secrets! If you've ever tried to count macros before, you know it can be difficult trying to meal plan, prep, and shop for all the potential foods you can [...]