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

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

travel, writing

Are the Mayan Ruins Really Worth the Hype?: My Trip to Altun Ha

In all honesty, my "bucket list" is pretty eclectic. It ranges from being chosen as an assistant in a magic show, to visiting the Shire in New Zealand. And while my bucket list changes from year to year, there are a few items that have never been booted off or shuffled down. Ever since World… Continue reading Are the Mayan Ruins Really Worth the Hype?: My Trip to Altun Ha

Blog, health, travel

The Best of: The Carnival Sunshine

Hello lovelies! Welcome to the very first installment of the "Best of:" series on Southern Dreaming. The month of May and into the first half of June has been nonstop travel for me, so now that I am finally planted back home for a while, I am ready to begin sharing the "Best of" everything… Continue reading The Best of: The Carnival Sunshine