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If you have read my about me section, then you know that I've lived a very sheltered and slightly misguided life. I'm 27 years old. I've never been social or had many friends, and I've never been in a relationship. I've always just done my own thing, wanted/needed my alone time, and just chilled out with my family. I've been working part time jobs (mainly in the food industry) since I was fifteen. Working for other people drains me and leaves me feeling depressed, and like my life is a hamster on a wheel, wasting time.

College wasn't for me. That's another story. And yet I've always had this passion inside, leading me to want to start a business and work from home so that I could travel.

Some days I feel completely and utterly lost. Other days, I am so inspired that I feel like I might just lift off the ground. Creativity runs through my blood and I can feel God and the universe guiding me with purpose.... which brings me to my SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!

I felt led to start my own apparel company:

I had to get a part time job to help me pay for everything, which has been a hard transition for me and challenging. But it's quite an amazing feeling when you are working hard, and putting everything you have (and don't have) into a project that you have absolutely no idea will even pay off. But I'm not just investing in apparel, I'm investing in my dreams and my freedom....

Investing in yourself always pays off.

Yes, it takes a lot of faith. ButI have always known it was my destiny to own a business and work from home. I get chills whenever I read about other peoples' success stories, and I'm willing to WORK HARD.... so why not me? And why not you? Go after your dreams, invest everything you have, and jump off that cliff whether you think you're ready to fly or not! If you have faith, maybe the winds will carry you...and if not, you'll learn a hell of a lot on the way down!

There's no such thing as a mistake, what we refer to as "mistakes" are learning experiences. And chances taken should never be regretted, but actually applauded. So, I encourage all of you to follow your heart, take chances, and make some learning experiences.

Finally, to all of you amazing readers, fellow-bloggers, Texans, and Americans,
I humbly ask you to support my small business... I'm just one girl in Texas who has BIG dreams! Thank you and God bless America!!


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So, a lot of you have seen some of the cute boxes I've received from Peaches and Petals, speaking of which, here's what I got for the month of April:



but maybe you still don't know exactly how it works or what it is! Watch this video below!


Click the link below to check it out and see if it's something you, your mom, your daughter or a friend might like!

Peaches and Petals

PS-if you're a blogger and are interested in becoming a Peaches and Petals affiliate, click this link! 

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Hey guysss! These are my ideas for Mother's Day gifts!!! And just so you know, I am very impressed with the quality and service provided by these companies, which I have tried out myself before promoting to you all!

1. Pupjoy Monthly Subscription Box!

Does your mom have a pup that she loves very much??

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 Get her this:

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3. Essential oils?


There are thousands of uses for them and these are very high quality essential oils from Spark Naturals.

Get her this:

What do you guys think of these ideas???

What do you think you'll get your mom for Mother's Day??
***This is a sponsored post;
however all opinions are mine and 100% honest.

I know that wigs have been around for a long time, but I had never actually considered buying one for real, until now and I will tell you why I have changed my mind.

Lace front wigs

It's basically a hairpiece or wig, in which human hair or synthetic hair is tied by hand to a sheer lace base which goes over the scalp. Black Hairspray has very high quality, affordable options. They offer thousands of wigs and hair care products, and lots of people use their products, even professional stylists and beauticians.

OK, now onto why I want one:
  • they look amazing (and real, they look real)
  • it's a great way to try out different styles and see what best suits you (you get to experiment without having to commit to a permanent color/style change)
  • lots of celebrities wear them
  • you can express yourself by choosing the color and style that best represents who you are (even if your natural hair is not able to be that)
  • they're great for taking fun, versatile photo shoots
  • great way to get mermaid hair (currently trending) without drying it out or causing damage or breakage
Here are some of the ones I was looking at from Black Hairspray:

Have you ever considered wearing a lace front wig? Which style would you choose?
I received items for free. This post contains affiliate links. These claims have not been confirmed by the FDA or a medical professional. Be sure and consult your healthcare provider before use.

In my other blog post,  


I talk about how we (women, especially) need to speak up about unhealthy beauty standards and trends being pushed on us. The thought of buying or doing something that will make us look better but possibly damage our health, is outrageous; and yet, it is something that women have been doing for centuries, and continue to do even to this day.

Over the next few posts, I'm going to be:
  1. sharing why you should be using all-natural products 
  2. showing how to use essential oils to create your own products
  3.  Sharing some amazing deals on essential oils and other goodies from Spark Naturals

This will save you lots of money and 

get you started on your journey to 

being healthy and happy.

How I use it:

-add it to my foot soak/baths-
-put 1-2 drops on my pillow at night-
-mix it with coconut oil and rub some on my chest to relax-

Stay tuned for lemon ......

As I've gotten older, I've realized a couple of things. First, I've realized that women are amazing. And our amazing-ness has nothing to do with our appearance, it goes way beyond that. Secondly, I finally realized how important it is to take good care of my body, and not just by eating healthy and staying fit.

Women's bodies are incredible. We are capable and built for so much. We are so much stronger than society portrays us. Why are we referred to as the weaker, more gentler sex? We're beasts. And yet there has always been pressure on us to be the more attractive sex. According to the influence, our skin should be smooth and hairless, our faces should be wrinkle-free, our lips glossy and painted. But is that what makes a woman attractive?

Those things waste a lot of time, a lot of energy, and a lot of money. I wonder what men accomplish with all that extra time, energy and money? I wonder how much money we spend in our lifetimes on beauty routines that are not even good for us, but can actually be very damaging to our health. Such as, injecting toxins into our faces in an attempt to look younger, running needles over our face until we bleed to improve our skin tone and shooting painful lasers over our skin for hair removal. When are we going to stop spending our money on products that damage our bodies and health?

Our appearance in it's most natural state, is more striking than any unrealistic, photo-shopped, smoothed-over, contoured, computer-engineered non-human portrayed in 80% of magazines.

Check out these celebrities before and after photoshop


So, what made me write this post? Well, I've been limping for the past three days after injuring my foot by wearing heels. When I went in my closet to find some shoes with support, what I found instead was several more pairs of high heels and some flats. Thinking back on how much money I have spent on shoes that could damage my feet was really depressing. I have barely worn these shoes. Why did I do this? What would cause a woman to buy shoes that hurt and she couldn't even walk properly in? Do you have tons of shoes you can barely wear too?

I'm sure lots of you will tell me that you enjoy looking good and wearing heels, that's fine and it's normal to want to look good. But we should really at least, be putting our health first. And remember, it's your personality, your smile, and your unique, one-of-a-kind spirit that makes you beautiful.

I just want us to be brave enough to say (if we want to) hey I'm not going to wear stilettos because they may cause serious damage to my hips and joints. I'm not going to spend all of my hard-earned money on getting waxed every week. And If I feel like a trip to the beach, I'm going to go regardless of how my body looks, or if my legs are hairy.

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Enjoy your books!

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 I received items for free** 


 Norabloom Botanicals is 

all natural and cruelty free.


I got a chance to test out 3 Norabloom products 
that were personally recommended to me 
based on my answers to the Norabloom Skin Story Quiz, 
which is available on their website. 
This quiz asks you all kinds of open-ended 
questions about your skin, and then 
Holly emails you personalized 
within 48 hours.  

Take the quiz

Here are the 3 samples they sent me:

 Hibiscus Face Crème

Packed with antioxidants. This felt so soft and gentle on my skin. 
My face felt fresh, soft and moisturized but not sticky, like some creams do.

Aloe & Shea Crème Cleanser

This cleanser is very gentle, for extremely sensitive skin; 
which is great because my face will breakout if a cleanser
is too strong. It smells refreshing, and the aloe heals while the shea hydrates.

Rosehip & Carrot Organic Serum 

 This one was my favorite. It says it is good for flaky skin, 
great for scars, dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, and correcting dark spots. Also, apparently even great for diaper rash.

Here is the skin care chart from their website: 


Go Check It Out For Yourselves

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