For Bloggers

National Clean Your Desk Day: Creating Your Ideal Workspace

It’s National Clean Your Desk Day! So… Um… Do you use your desk? I don’t mean for setting stuff on. Do you really, truly, use it? Because I don’t. Well… there’s makeup on my desk right now, because the other room is too damn cold and the only thing I was doing in that room… Continue reading National Clean Your Desk Day: Creating Your Ideal Workspace

For Bloggers · Plan Your Life

2017 Holidays For Bloggers & FREE Blog Planner

If you caught my postĀ about my first year of blogging, you’ll know I’ve tried so many ways to plan my blog that I lost count, and that’s as someone rather neurotic about counting things. This post is going to be short and sweet, because almost all of the information you need, is in the document.… Continue reading 2017 Holidays For Bloggers & FREE Blog Planner

Lessons in Beauty

How NOT to be an Instagram Girl | Finding Your Uniqueness in a World full of Copies

#BeautiesOnFire day, better known to some as Thursdays, is probably one of my favorite days of the week. Because I get to challenge myself. This week is all about Retro, but when I think of Retro makeup… I think of the same things I thought of for Classic Beauty. And I already have a perfect… Continue reading How NOT to be an Instagram Girl | Finding Your Uniqueness in a World full of Copies

For Bloggers

How to use Blog Tags to Group Content & Gain Readers

It’s a new week of the Better Blogger Challenge and we’re not anywhere near out of content! Last week we optimized blog categoriesĀ (or at least I did), and this week we’re handling Part 2 of the site re-organization: Many, MANY people do this wrong. And I was one of them. You remember how bad my… Continue reading How to use Blog Tags to Group Content & Gain Readers

For Bloggers

All About Influenster | 9 Tips on How To Get A VoxBox

Welcome to Week 4 on my series of resources for bloggers. Every week we will discuss a resource to get freebies, collect PR samples to review, networking with other bloggers, connecting with brands, and even earning a bit of cash on the side from sites that I know from personal experience are not scams. I… Continue reading All About Influenster | 9 Tips on How To Get A VoxBox

Lessons in Beauty

#BeautiesOnFire | How To Wear A Black Lip (without looking goth!)

It’s #BeautiesOnFire time again… and I haven’t posted since last week, whoops! Had a bit of an overall life-burnout and got unbalanced on vitamins so I’ve spent the last two weeks mentally and physically exhausted. Conveniently – the beautiesonfire collaboration with the lovely girls involved is always enough to push me into creativity and wanting… Continue reading #BeautiesOnFire | How To Wear A Black Lip (without looking goth!)

Boxes

How To Hack Ipsy: 5 Ipsy Quiz Tips for Your Best Bag Ever

One of the biggest things I’ve seen people asking about involving beauty boxes is… how do you get a better bag from your Ipsy quiz? Well, between my personal experiments, information others have gotten from Ipsy Customer Service, and some buried FAQ pages, I’ve come up with the tips I know to customize your Ipsy… Continue reading How To Hack Ipsy: 5 Ipsy Quiz Tips for Your Best Bag Ever

For Bloggers

Creating An Editorial Calendar + Free Blog Post Planning Kit

Do you come to a point with blogging where you aren’t sure what to write about? The ideas aren’t flowing, or you always feel rushed, or maybe you just want to work on them more in advance, or you want to develop some consistency? I HATE that feeling, and while I had plenty of ideas,… Continue reading Creating An Editorial Calendar + Free Blog Post Planning Kit

For Bloggers

#BeautiesOnFire | Saving Face in 100 Degrees: Your Guide To Melt-Proof Makeup

It’s the heat of summer and if you haven’t had your makeup slide off your face in beads of sweat… well I’m jealous and can I come there instead?? Even Minnesota is stuck in the heat and my makeup is MELTING. Not in the containers, but off my face. So if you want to survive… Continue reading #BeautiesOnFire | Saving Face in 100 Degrees: Your Guide To Melt-Proof Makeup

Lessons in Beauty

#BeautiesOnFire | How To Rock A Bold Lip & Finding Your Perfect Red

Hey girls! Welcome to Beauties On Fire, Week 1. Our collab focus this week is Classic Beauty, and I don’t know about you, but that makes me think of the retro timeless makeup and of course: that red lip. But between browsing reddit and obsessing over makeup sites and comments, I’ve noticed something lately: a… Continue reading #BeautiesOnFire | How To Rock A Bold Lip & Finding Your Perfect Red