IT’S FINALLY HERE: SHOP THE SALE NOW! If you know anything about me, you know that I love a good deal. That’s why the Lilly Pulitzer After Party Sale is…
Note: This post is a paid partnership with Garnier USA and Her Campus Media. All thoughts are my own. Friends, I’m not one for beauty routines — I’m actually embarrassingly…
In case y’all didn’t know, I’m a total scaredy cat and hate commitment without A LOT of preparation, which is why it’s amazing that I somehow ended up with three tattoos. Even though I haven’t ever gotten permanent or semi-permanent treatments, I’ve always wondered about lash extensions — I hate how clumpy my mascara gets. When Lash Spa Studio in South Tampa invited me in, my response was heck yes.
I had a ton of questions — I hate how tired my eyes feel when I wear false eyelashes, so I needed my lash extensions to be gorgeous without feeling uncomfortable or inconvenient. Tallia from Lash Spa Studio assured me that I’d be in good hands, so I went in with an open mind and was super excited with the results.
If you’ve been wondering why my blog has gone mostly silent, good question. I went from posting several times a week to throwing a post up every once in a while without intending to! I’m trying to get back on track, but October has been nearly as busy with non-blogging things as September.
My last try-on session did surprisingly well — I seriously didn’t think anyone would read my ramblings about what I liked and didn’t like from Nordstrom’s annual sale, but based on the positive feedback I received, I knew I wanted to do another. I’ve been putting it off, but my sweet friend Lattes with Liz convinced me to just go for it! I absolutely love Target’s fall clothing, so I stopped in to shop and see what I’d like.
I have a confession to make — I didn’t buy anything during Lilly Pulitzer’s Summer 2018 After Party Sale. I didn’t even look at the website! Before any of y’all get worried that I’ve had a personality transplant, it’s good to know that I’ve been busy — time-wise and financially — with exciting news. We bought a house!
Raise your hand if you have a weird relationship with your curves. (Picture me jumping up and down enthusiastically.) I got my first “training bra” when I was 8 years old and have had hips since I hit puberty. I’ve written about my self-image struggles, but one of the things that has complicated my journey is that I’ve always had a large chest and butt with wide hips. Even when I was much skinnier, I felt disproportionate to the people around me.