April Favorites

Now that April is over, it only makes sense that I do my April favorites post now. That’s how this works, in case you haven’t figured that out. 😉 Anyway, as is usually the case for me, I combined some things that are completely new to me this month, and things that I may have had or used for a while but didn’t really start using more frequently until this past month.

Here they are, in no particular order. Continue reading “April Favorites”

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No is a complete sentence.

I’ve gotten myself into so many tough spots because I didn’t want to say no to someone. Not because I didn’t feel like I was allowed to or because I was afraid of what would happen if I did, but because I didn’t want to let someone down. I didn’t want to hurt their feelings or disappoint them. But then, when I agreed to something that I couldn’t follow through with, I actually did let them down, and I became anxious about it and distraught. Continue reading “No is a complete sentence.”

When Women Support Each Other, Incredible Things Happen

It’s no secret that I’m a huge proponent for women supporting other women. I’ve made a point to talk about the importance of building each other up and not viewing each other as competition in several past blog posts.

And I think we’re hopefully seeing a shift in how female friendships are represented in the media; whether it’s fictional characters or real-life people.

But why is that such an important topic to me? Continue reading “When Women Support Each Other, Incredible Things Happen”

What’s in My Overnight Bag

I mentioned in this post that my best friend and I have pretty regular sleepovers. We try to have them at least once every two months for our sanity, and have been since high school (with the exception of the years she was off at college in Arkansas, but even then, I still came to visit for weekends at a time).
I’ve gotten pretty good at throwing together an overnight bag with the essentials and I thought I’d share my tips that I’ve learned over the years.

Continue reading “What’s in My Overnight Bag”