Holiday anti-haul: Sephora edition

Here we go again: another anti-haul! Today we're looking at Sephora, and there's a lot to rag on here so let's get right to it. Sol de Janeiro Bum Bum Carnaval Extravaganza Beauty influencers everywhere are weeping that this made someone's anti-haul, but I really don't get why it's so universally loved. It's supposed to... Continue Reading →

Holiday anti-haul: Ulta edition

Now that Black Friday and Cyber Monday are over I think we've reached critical mass when it comes to holiday releases. While I did make a few purchases during the sales (mostly gifts for other people, I swear!), there's a metric fuckton of things I won't be purchasing because I couldn't possibly care less. This... Continue Reading →

Beauty-related resolutions

I'm not normally the New Year's Resolutions type, but I feel like I really need to get my act together when it comes to my beauty collection. It's getting ridiculous. Wear makeup every day - I'm not currently doing this, which is insane because I have so much. With any luck, wearing makeup every day... Continue Reading →

Unboxing my subscriptions!

I got a nice little surprise today; both my Sephora Play box and my first FabFitFun box arrived! My last few Play boxes have been really nothing special so I'm hoping for something good, and the FFF box is supposed to be epic, so here we go. My first thought when opening the Play box... Continue Reading →

Favorite Christmas songs

Guys. It's day 21. WOOT. I like Christmas music. It's not my favorite thing ever, and I can't listen to it 24/7, even during the holiday season, but it's not something I loathe. My taste is Christmas music is a little weird, so I decided to share some of my favorite songs with you. So... Continue Reading →

Winter skin care

This post could also aptly be titled "WTF is happening with my skin right now". Typically there's a bit of a freakout when the season changes so I was expecting a little of this, but my face is full scale freaking out. Zits, dryness, the whole nine. In my attempts to keep the freakout at... Continue Reading →

Favorite Christmas books

So this post is going to go off on a tangent for a minute. Stay with me. I don't like a lot of sentimental crap. I'm not into rom-coms really, and I don't like romance novels. I don't know why I'm not into this stuff, but it actually annoys me. I find myself being like... Continue Reading →

Holiday anti-haul

Blogmas day 16 seems like a good day to talk about all of the holiday things I won't be buying. There's a lot of stuff that comes out at Christmas, and normally I'm really excited about it all. This year has proven to be an exception, as I have little interest in any of it,... Continue Reading →

Letter to Santa

Dear Santa, I know it's been a few years since I've written, but hear me out: I grew up and somehow let the world convince me that you don't exist. Silly, right? It's a thing that happens to the best of us though. Now that I'm in my mid-30s I like to think I have... Continue Reading →


For Blogmas day 12 I bring you a short(ish) photo diary of the second annual Leonidas. Now, Leonidas is not a "real" holiday. Last year one of my friends had a small kitchen accident that resulted in a bit of skin at the top of her finger being cut off. Somehow we saw a Spartan... Continue Reading →

Useful gifts for bloggers

It's Blogmas day 11, and also Leonidas! By the time you read this I'll be packed into a car with my four best friends, on our way to do some ridiculous things. We don't know exactly what we'll be doing yet, but it'll be fun. If they don't have any objections I'd like to do... Continue Reading →

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