Lush Wish List

I recently deep cleaned my bathroom, which included tossing tons of old products. I had multiple bottles that were almost empty with just one use or so in them. The majority of these were super out of date, so the decision to toss them was easy and long overdue. One thing I noticed was that almost all of my empty, completely used products were from Lush. I’m going to slowly replace all of my lotions and scrubs with Lush products! 

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21 Fitness Tips for Beginners

21 health & fitness tips I wish I knew when I started my fitness journey.

Fitness can be a scary thing to get into. If you google helpful fitness tips, you get tons of contradicting information and tips on whatever fad diet is the hottest. If you check Tumblr or Instagram, there’s so much potential to get trapped in ‘diet culture’ and all that ‘fitspo’ crap. 

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18 Annoying Things Not to Say to a Person of Mixed Race

I started this post in the notes section of my phone back in August during a fit of anger after a customer where I worked assumed I was white and then proceeded to insist I help her over my black coworker. I plastered on a fake smile and helped her pick out five or six items while she went on and on about “those people”. As a minority in a small southern town, I’ve gotten used to ignoring ignorant, narrow-minded people, but this lady really go to me. Perhaps it was that while I was used to the subtle digs at my skin tone, the seemingly innocuous remarks about my hair texture, I wasn’t used to somebody being blatantly, in my face, unapologetically racist. Continue reading “18 Annoying Things Not to Say to a Person of Mixed Race”

Thirteen Simple Fall Date Ideas

Fun, easy dates sure to please during the fall weather!

Fall is my favorite season. I love the apples, the crunchy leaves, the crisp air, the cool morning, and football. I can’t get enough of layering my clothes, sweater weather, boots, and cups of hot tea. Fall is basically here and I am so ready for it. Are you? Continue reading “Thirteen Simple Fall Date Ideas”