Simplify Your Life

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A friend texted me recently hypothetically asking how to simplify her life because she thought I was good at it. I laughed at first, but then started to think that my life is pretty simple. I don’t usually feel overwhelmed or stressed, I am never involved in drama (although I love watching it), and I am generally a very happy and optimistic person. My days are filled with activities that I love and I don’t have many things on my […]

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Wallpaper Dreams

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I’ve got home decor on my mind this week! When I was little, my family moved into a new house that was covered head to toe in dusty pink floral wallpaper. It looked like we were living in an antique shack that hadn’t been touched since the 1970’s (it hadn’t). Nobody liked it, so we spent days scraping the darn thing off the walls. I mean DAYS. It took forever and was such a pain. We stuck to paint after […]

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5 Quick and Cheap Room Refreshers

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Pinterest is filled with the most beautiful homes. I always feel bad about my own apartment after spending some time scrolling through their “Home Decor” category and want to go out and buy completely new stuff. While the allure of a new home is strong, I like to find other ways to refresh my living space that are more practical and budget friendly. Here are the easiest ways to give a room an instant makeover. Bring some life in with […]

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My Secret to a Good Night’s Sleep

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When I was younger, I never had trouble sleeping. I could fall asleep anywhere and everywhere at a moment’s notice. I even used to take 6 minute naps in my car while I waited for my sister to get out of school. In the past 5 or so years, I’ve had a lot more trouble falling asleep. Not due to insomnia, thankfully, but due to noises. Any sort of noise keeps me awake. I’m a light sleeper, so hearing someone […]

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7 Summer Basics Every Woman Needs

Best Summer Basics

I have a few pieces of clothing that I wear on repeat. They are the building blocks of my closet, the foundation to great outfits. I can guarantee I’m wearing at least one of these items every day during the summer. Here are some of my favorite summer basics. A good pair of high waisted, no stretch jeans: Any other natural denim lovers out there? I love a good non-stretch jean. They flatter my body better and are so comfortable. […]

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