Blog, travel

The Best Summer Secret in the Upstate: Lake Jocassee

When the summer starts to infuse its' warmth into the air of late May, I know it's about time to load up the bright yellow boat and head out to the lake. My mother-in-law always packs a big lunch, with lots of snacks (Zebra Cakes are my FAV), and cold cans of Coke and Mountain… Continue reading The Best Summer Secret in the Upstate: Lake Jocassee

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Beauty, life style

An Unpaid, Unsponsored, Honest Review of LipSense

When I was in middle school, I would beg my dad to let me wear makeup. And he would say no. But eventually, it all started with that clear, roll-on lip gloss. You know the kind that you would get in a pack of 5 or ten, and they all smelled and "tasted" like grapes,… Continue reading An Unpaid, Unsponsored, Honest Review of LipSense

Blog, travel

My First Trip to Charleston: The Highlights of my Birthday Weekend Adventure

If there is anything I've taken away from the two years I've lived here in the Upstate, it's that South Carolinians LOVE Charleston. I can always count on my social media feeds to be filled with bright, pastel photos when the weekend comes around because Charleston is the go-to weekend trip for almost everyone I… Continue reading My First Trip to Charleston: The Highlights of my Birthday Weekend Adventure

family, finance

Lidl vs. Aldi: What You Need to Know Before Trying Lidl for the First Time

Hello there, all my bargain lovin' peeps. Why yes, we will bring our own bags if that means saving 50% on groceries. And you're right, we will shop during off season so we can fill our closets with big names for a third of the price. I know I'm late to the game when it… Continue reading Lidl vs. Aldi: What You Need to Know Before Trying Lidl for the First Time

Beauty, health

July Beauty Favorites: Bigger Brighter Eyes

Hello beauties! The final moments of July are ticking away (Where did this month go?!) and I've been dying to share my July Beauty Favorites with you guys. In cased you missed it, I just launched my own YouTube channel- doing makeup tutorials, documenting my travels, and such. I've toyed with the idea of creating… Continue reading July Beauty Favorites: Bigger Brighter Eyes

Beauty, fashion

Dressing Stylish in the Office: 3 Summer Must Haves

Dressing for the office has always made me feel a little oppressed. Before taking my first job after college, I had this notion that I couldn't wear bright colors, loud patterns, or fun shoes to work ever again. It's taken awhile to refine my 8-5 style, but I'm feeling on point lately and I'm loving… Continue reading Dressing Stylish in the Office: 3 Summer Must Haves