Julie and Julia

I recently watched the movie Julie and Julia. When the movie that I was previously watching ended, I didn't bother to change the channel. I think I was too busy writing a blog post. I'm thankful for the distraction, because I fell in love with this movie. The movie caught my eye when the lead …

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First Wedding Anniversary in Sedona| Photo Diary

In June of this year, I spent my first wedding anniversary in a place that is very special to me. I visited Sedona, AZ twice in my teen years and I've dreamed of going back. To me the Arizona terrain is perfection. Within a few hours drive you can leave the deserts of Phoenix and …

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Working on Halloween Night

Yesterday on Halloween I started my first of three 12 hr night shifts. If you know me you know that I love Horror movies, and October is the month where a lot of people share my love. My Halloween tradition used to be horror movie fests, but those days are long gone. For the past …

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What I learned by taking the Myers Briggs Personality Test 

I randomly found myself taking the Myers Briggs Type Indicator test and surprisingly my results were spot on. This test breaks down  16 different personality types. There are four categories that make up a personality type. Attitude: Introversion(I) or Extraversion(E) Perceiving: Intuition(N) or Sensing(S) Judging: Thinking(T) or Feeling(F) Lifestyle: Judging(J) or Perceiving(P) My personality type …

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Are your dreams too big?

Are your dreams too big to achieve or are they just too big to imagine?  Can we accomplish anything we set our minds too, or are there limits? I think that if you are truly passionate about something, and willing to stop at nothing to achieve a dream that you can accomplish it. But how …

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My Job is Draining Me

Actually to say that my job is draining me is an understatement. I'm truly proud to be a Registered Nurse, but it can be extremely stressful at times. I work nights on a medical-surgical unit in a hospital, which is the pathway most new nurses take after graduation. This type of hospital unit is very beneficial for building …

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Adult Acne and Natural Skincare Fail

After reading amazing reviews about the use of Neem oil for various skin ailments, I couldn't wait to give it a try. I'll give you some background info on my skin, and then I'll tell you more about the fail. It was thanksgiving weekend and I had a mild acne breakout. Although my skin is …

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Christmastown, USA

Finally I made my long awaited, much-anticipated trip to Mcadenville, NC. Mcadenville is also known as Christmastown,USA, because an entire neighborhood decorates their homes for Christmas. Mcadenville is only about half an hour from my home, but I haven't visited in years.  It's such a magical place where you can truly feel the Christmas spirit. …

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Desperate for a Peach

I've never been one to anticipate the launch of a product. I usually take more of a laid back approach, but the relaunch of the Too Faced Sweet Peach palette brought out a different side of me.  The shades in the Sweet Peach palette are so stunning. I love every single shade, but I'm looking …

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