thank u, next: 2018 Success, 2019 Goals

2018 has been full of ups and downs, personally and professionally. During my lows, it felt like I could do nothing right, but ultimately this year has been a rewarding one as I’ve grown both as a marketer, blogger, daughter, and friend. So just like Ariana Grande, I want to pay homage to my past…

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Smart Consumerism | Make Better Shopping Decisions #2

In my last post, I shared three basic tips to developing smarter shopping habits today: Creating a monthly budget, planning ahead, and evaluating online reviews and advertising. Please keep reading for three additional ways to become a more informed shopper.

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Dream Beauty Collection

As a beauty blogger and makeup enthusiast, I know that I’ll never have a conventionally small beauty collection. I love trying new products and learning about new brands, but want to be more conscientious about cultivating a collection that inspires me and leaves me room to experiment. Please keep reading to see what my dream beauty collection looks like.

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How to Create & Manage Your Beauty Inventory

Creating a beauty inventory is essential for any beauty lover looking to spend less or potentially curate his or her collection. While a beauty “inventory” isn’t exactly sexy, it is one of the most effective ways at tracking spending and curating a more refined beauty collection.

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Beauty Minimalism

Working to reverse my excessive shopping habits has been a journey. The past two years, I’ve been working hard to reduce the amount of clothing, accessories, and makeup that I own. This year, I will continue to try downsizing my material goods.

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to Thrive

On my commute to work, I can’t help but to wonder, how many people are aiming to get through the day? How often do I start my own day thinking, I’ll be happy when this day is over. Unfortunately, too many people go through life merely aiming to make it through their day.

In the immortal words of Switchfoot, “I wanna thrive, not just survive.” But what does it mean to thrive?

Personally, when I envision the word “thrive,” I see lush green vegetation blooming, regardless of the weather or the environment.

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