Things I’m Not Sorry About

-I’m not sorry that I don’t own every piece of designer clothing out there. Yes, 95% of the time I look like a homeless person, but the price of clothing is ridiculous!

-I’m not sorry that I enjoy the taste of a nice cold beer.

-I’m not sorry I choose to stay at home with my kid rather than having someone else watch her.

-I’m not sorry I just found out what “Lilly” was.

-I’m not sorry about my curves. Women are made to have hips.

-I’m not sorry for being frugal. Call me cheap, it is what it is.

-I’m not sorry for the ways I choose to bring in an extra dollar for my family. Judge away.

-I’m not sorry I hate Diet Coke.

-I’m not sorry we live in a small town. 

-I’m not sorry that I want to punch everyone in the face who says “OMG HOW DO YOU DO IT?!”

-I’m not sorry I don’t like binge drinking.

-I’m not sorry I don’t like staying up past 10 pm.

-I’m not sorry that sometimes I just need some “ME” time.

-I AM however sorry that you just read all this. Carry on with your day…

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Younique 3D Fiber Lashes: Review

If there’s one makeup product I would say I “couldn’t live without”, it would be mascara. 
I truly think you can change the entire way you look with just one simple application of mascara. And then there’s nights you want to go out, have a girls night, and look AMAZING. 
Hey, your friend mascara here, someone said you needed to look fabulous?!

I never thought I needed this product because i’ve always been satisfied with my lashes. Boy oh BOY was I wrong. ONE application and I feel in love. ONE! Want to know what I’m talking about?!

I wasn’t sure I was going to love it, because again, I always thought I had decent lashes. But just look at these pictures, people! (Middle is just regular mascara, bottom is the 3D Mascara)
They claim to be water resistant but wash off easily and that is totally true. I had no problem getting this off with a simple makeup removing wipe. I know with other types of mascaras like this sold at Sephora, people have said it’s been a nightmare to get off. 

I also love how affordable this stuff is. If you already pay for a high-end mascara, you’ll be thrilled to know this is just about $29. For the quality of the product, I think that is a STEAL! 

Younique also offers other makeup products. Foundation, pigments, lip gloss, moisturizer, and the list goes on and on. I’ve head nothing but great things about all the products! 

I got introduced to Younique when my cousin Jaime became a Independent Presenter for them! If you want to check out any products or get in touch with her, please check out her site. 

Have any of you used Younique products before?! What was your experience? 

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Why My Blog Has Been On The Back Burner

If you haven’t had a post like this, you’re not a true blogger. 

(Kidding, kind of)

No I wasn’t busy with family stuff, or overwhelmed by a job, or deathly ill. I was just…..lazy. 
My blog has taken a serious “back seat” lately and I don’t like it. If you’re a blogger, you know how I feel. Feeling like I don’t have anything worthwhile to post about, feeling like no one wants to read, the list goes on and on. 

Blogging is a funny thing. You see, I WANT to blog. I think about blogging every single day. I see my blogger friends posting things and i’m like “I NEED TO POST!” But when it comes down to it, nothing is there. When I go to write a post, nothing comes out. 

I’m sorry for distancing myself from this platform. (As if any of you care. HAHA)
I’m hoping to be back. I hope I can get the drive and passion to write things again, even if they are pointless and silly things that possibly no ones cares about. 

I hope each and every one of you are doing great.
Has anything new and/or exciting taken place in your life?! I’d LOVE to hear about it! Let’s chat. XO 
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Why I’m Scared To Have More Kids

Do I want more kids? Absolutely. More than anything in this world. 
However, there is a part of me that is scared. Terrified, really. 

Now hold on, before you judge me and tell me i’m crazy, see things from my perspective…

I got pregnant a few months before I turned 19. 
I went through hell with this pregnancy. From family to friends, every dynamic of my life changed. 
This isn’t a “poor me” post, i’m just being real and talking about things on my heart and mind. 

I refused to be like every other teen parent I knew. I refused to be apart of every statistic out there. (Did you know 25% of teen moms get pregnant again before their first child is two?!) I refused to give people a reason to question my parenting or my decision to keep my baby. 
I wanted to be different. I didn’t want to have to live off government assistance. I didn’t want to have my parents raise my child. I didn’t want to be so many things associated with being a “teen mom”. 

For three years of baby girls life, it was just me and her. Yes, we had my family, but in terms of OUR FAMILY, it was just me and her. She grew into my best friend and my biggest motivator. It was a big step meeting M and knowing our entire dynamic would change. Part of me felt guilty. Was she getting the time and attention she wanted/needed? Did she feel like I was replacing her? I never once hid baby girl from M, so from the beginning she was involved in our relationship. However, in the back of my mind I always wondered how SHE felt. 
Luckily, from day one she fell in love with him. 

Now we’re here. We’re at the point in our life where we are ready to add more kids to our family. But how READY am I? Like I said, I’m terrified. I’m terrified of almost every aspect of it. 
I’m afraid of being pregnant and actually being “allowed to be happy”. I’m afraid I will forget how to be a mom to a newborn. I’m afraid I won’t love another kid as much as I love baby girl. 
Am I terrible for saying that? I KNOW I want more kids, there’s no question about that. But nonetheless, I AM SCARED. I am afraid of unknowns and I am afraid of uncharted waters. 

{I’ll love you forever, I’ll like you for always. As long as i’m living, my baby you’ll be.}

Has anyone every felt this way? I’d love to hear feed back or personal experience. 
Thanks y’all for reading and for letting my blog be a place where I can open up and share true and honest feelings. I can never say thank you enough for that. 

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Sarah’s Garden: Wedding Flowers

Working with Sarah for my big day was one of the easiest tasks from my wedding. I found her due to the fact that she was a “preferred vendor” for our ceremony and reception site and I’m so glad that was the case. Sarah was such a pleasure to work with. She genuinely seemed like she cared about her job, my wedding, and how everything played out.
I loved the fact that she saw my vision even when I wasn’t sure what I wanted. Sarah took care of not only our flowers, but our centerpieces and also the decorations/flowers at the ceremony. I loved the way the flowers looked against the mens suits and the girls dresses. Everything was flawless. I got so many compliments the day of the wedding on the flowers and everything involved with that. If you are in Arizona and ever in need of a florist, Sarah is a MUST CONTACT person. She was kind, sweet, and just what I needed to make the flowers for my wedding gorgeous.

Sarahs Garden:

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