white supremacy in america

white supremacy in america

Normally, I wouldn't write such a negative blog post, but shit is hitting the fan right now and I just want to vent. While I don't encourage wallowing in negative thoughts, journalling is also very cathartic and can be good for your mental health. This isn't a post you'll enjoy, but I hope you'll be able to relate to my feelings and also be able to form your own thoughts on the matter.

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summer favorites

summer favorites

Hey everyone! I gotta be honest with you - this summer was not totally great. I have so many blog posts in my drafts but I haven't had the energy or motivation to finish a lot of them because I'm still recovering from a myriad of injuries. In mid-July, I was in a car accident with Gerome, and then a week after that while still trying to recover, I fell down the stairs. My head was banged up, my back was banged up, my tailbone was banged up, my lungs were banged up, and my ribcage was banged up. I just went back to work this past week and also went on a short early birthday trip for Gerome, but before that, I rarely left my bed. On the bright side, there were a few days where I felt okay this summer, so I did end up doing some fun things and acquiring some favorites. I felt like I should try to compile a little favorites post for y'all because I have been out of commission for so long. This is a short one, but I'll be back soon with more! I hope you enjoy this post - please give it a like at the end if you do!

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nordstrom anniversary sale picks: gerome edition

nordstrom anniversary sale picks: gerome edition

Hey guys! I'm back again with another Nordstrom Anniversary Sale post, but this time, here are Gerome's picks! Gerome is a very particular shopper and is always looking for the most affordable deals. My style of shopping is definitely more frivolous than his. He picked out a few things for himself in the sale and a bunch of things for me as well. If you are a more frugal shopper but are still interested in the sale, you will definitely enjoy this post. Happy reading and happy shopping!

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nordstrom anniversary sale picks

nordstrom anniversary sale picks

It seems like everyone and their mother is talking about this sale, but it IS pretty exciting. The Nordstrom anniversary sale is a time when new fall/winter products come out and you can buy them for pretty deep discounts - in early August, the prices go up again. If you like planning ahead for your next season's wardrobe, this is the perfect time to stock up on the things you need or the things you've been saving for and wanting for a while. In this post I go through some of my favorite things in the sale (this is basically my sale wishlist, divided into the store's sale categories)! Public access starts July 21, so start planning now! Sales like this can get pretty overwhelming, so it's always good to go in with a game plan. I hope you enjoy this post! Please leave a comment at the end with what you'll be buying!

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app favorites

app favorites

Hey, you! Are you reading this blog post on your phone? According to my analytics, you probably are. You're probably on your phone all the time because it's more seamless and convenient than doing things on your computer. I remember having a Nokia Sidekick when I was really young and loving it and now, phones are even cooler. The best thing about phones these days are all the different apps - you can never really get bored if you have a phone and good wifi. The apps in this post are a bunch of apps that I use all the time - some I've used since first getting my iPhone and there are also a few that I've discovered recently but am really enjoying. If you're tired of scrolling through Instagram and are looking for new apps to download or re-discover, keep reading!

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mascara favorites + givenchy noir interdit

mascara favorites + givenchy noir interdit

Recently, I was kindly sent the new Givenchy Noir Interdit mascara to review, so I decided to go through my mascara collection and pick out my favorites to see how this new one stacked up against the best ones from my collection. Givenchy's Noir Interdit mascara has an innovative wand that helps add length to your lashes by bending to a right angle so you can get closer to the roots of your lashes. I have very short, stick-straight Asian eyelashes so great mascaras are a must in my makeup collection. I can't be bothered to wear false lashes all the time, so I look for mascaras that add length and volume while also holding a curl. It's usually a lot to ask for all three qualities, but I think all these mascaras do a great job on my lashes.

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