Hard Candy Bare It All Stick Foundation

I've been searching for a long time for a non-liquid foundation that works as well as liquid, so when I saw this foundation stick at Walmart for only $7, I swooped it up. I love the built-in brush and ease of use, but unfortunately it's just not quite longwearing enough for me. My skin is … Continue reading Hard Candy Bare It All Stick Foundation


Thirty on Thirty

Today I turn thirty. I like it because 3 is an odd number and a prime number, which feels safe (OCD, remember?), and I'm still not as old as I've always felt, which is about forty-five. I don't think I'm going to miss my twenties, which were kind of awkward and melodramatic, but I met … Continue reading Thirty on Thirty

Day Designer Planner Review

I have a "thing" about planners. Andrew makes fun of me because I'm usually tempted to buy a new one long before the old one has run out. I love the newness, the crispness, the feeling of starting afresh. I'm also really tempted by pretty pictures of beautifully decorated pages filled with neat handwriting. 🙂  … Continue reading Day Designer Planner Review

The Good, the Bad, the Ugly, the Very Ugly, and Hope: My Story

This is difficult to write. Not because the details of the first couple months of my son's life are fuzzy - on the contrary, they're razor-sharp, and that's what makes writing about them so challenging. Going back into the feelings of those memories is so easy. They're still so close, just a step behind me. … Continue reading The Good, the Bad, the Ugly, the Very Ugly, and Hope: My Story