Top 5 Favorite Blogs

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Back in 2015, I made a small list of my favorite three bloggers. I intended to do it again but unfortunately forgot about it until now (five years later, I suck, I’m sorry). Some of them have stayed the same because my taste has mostly remained the same, but I have included a few new ones in there for you to check out! I mostly follow lifestyle and fashion blogs but I am always interested in broadening my blog list. If you have any blogs that you think I should take a look at, please leave the link in the comment section! I am always down to discover new favorites. 

#1.) Zoella

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Zoella (whose real name is Zoe Sugg) was first on my last list too, and she still remains there to this day. Some of you may recognize Zoella as a YouTuber with eleven million (whaaat?!) subscribers, but she began her journey to fame as a small lifestyle blogger back in 2009 when she was working a job she hated (sound familiar?). Now in addition to her online persona, Zoella has extended her brand into a makeup line, a clothing line, and even a line of products for your home! Zoella is the definition of a boss babe and I love reading her blog. She posts recipes, style and beauty tips, and everything else to appease the modern woman.

Find her at https://www.zoella.co.uk/.

#2.) Fat Mum Slim

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Another blogger that made it from 2015’s list to 2020’s list of my favorite bloggers is a woman named Chantelle who blogs under the name Fat Mum Slim. Now, I don’t have kids (thankfully) but this blogging mom can be appealing to women at any age and life experience. She does blog about a lot of family related matters but her humorous and bright personality make them entertaining to read, even for those of us without children of our own. She also posts yummy recipes, life tips, and she is probably most known for her “Photo A Day” challenge which has accumulated over 23 million participants worldwide.

Find her at https://www.fatmumslim.com.au/.

#3.) Flip and Style

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The next blog is the most aesthetically pleasing website I have ever laid my eyes on. Flip and Style is managed by a young woman named Vanessa who has a keen eye for everything feminine and pink. As someone who is quite fond of the color pink, her blog instantly stood out above the rest. I stumbled across her blog one evening while trying to find girly wallpapers for my iPhone, and ended up spending the next couple of hours on her website, fascinated with both its content and appearance. As you may have guessed it, Flip and Style is a fashion blog. One of Vanessa’s quotes are:

“My main aim in life is to make everything around me positive and beautiful.”

She is definitely accomplishing that goal with Flip and Style. Also, isn’t that name just super fun to say?

Find her at https://www.flipandstyle.com/.

#4.) Lauren Conrad

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Who remembers Lauren Conrad from the television show The Hills? Or perhaps her book series L.A. Candy? Lauren Conrad has been a fashion icon since 2004 when she first appeared in the television show Laguna Beach, and she has been shining ever since. Her lifestyle blog has a little bit of everything, so no matter who you are or what you’re into, you’ll find something interesting on Lauren’s blog. Lauren posts lifestyle tips, recipes, and is an advocate for the Black Lives Matter movement. She recently posted a couple blog posts about diversity and how to educate ourselves on systemic racism. 

Find her at https://www.laurenconrad.com/.

#5.) Planner Perfect

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Just recently I came across the blog Planner Perfect, and thus far I have been really enjoying it. It’s definitely different than most blogs I read (in a good way). A woman named Jenny runs Planner Perfect in hopes to help individuals lead a more organized and productive lifestyle. In essence, the blog is literally a digital planner that can help you stay on track, also giving lots of great tips and tricks. There are recipes, tips for success, and hacks written to help you live your best life. If you want to get organized and have fun doing it, then look no further! Planner Perfect has got you covered. 

Find her at https://www.plannerperfect.com/.

Thanks for reading! Hopefully you have added a few of these on your list of blogs to read. Feel free to drop links to your favorite blogs in the comments that you think I should check out! 


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Christmas & Winter Lush Haul 2017

It’s that time of year again  . . .

Christmas & Winter Lush Haul!

Lush is by far one of my favorite stores to shop in. As I’ve said before, they’re made from all natural materials, are against animal testing, are fair trade . . . What’s not to like? In this 2017 edition of Lush’s Christmas/winter items, it gets crazy good with new “Snow Fairy” items, and more!


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First, we’ll start off with my favorite fragrance from Lush, “Snow Fairy”. It’s a seasonal scent, so it only comes around Christmastime, meaning I want to buy everything I can in the fragrance! I didn’t include the “Snow Fairy” bath bombs; those are listed below. But here’s the top selling “Snow Fairy” products at Lush:

  1. Snow Fairy Shower Gel: One of the most popular items. It smells like cotton candy, bubblegum, and sugar all mixed in together. It’s such a girly, feminine fragrance. There’s little specs of glitter in the shower gel, meaning you’ll smell amazing and also shine each time you use it.
  2. Snow Fairy Body Conditioner: Made with mango butter and vegetarian glycerin, this body conditioner is made specifically for dry, winter skin in need of moisture. The cool part about this (other than being cotton candy scented), is you use it in the shower or bath. Rub it on your skin, then rinse off with water. It makes your skin feel fabulous.
  3. Snow Fairy Scented Fairy Dust: This fairy dust is to be used after taking a shower or a bath. Dust yourself with this powder and watch your skin transform. Your skin will be lightly fragranced and shining bright.
  4. Snow Fairy Fun Bar: Like the other “FUN” bars, this one is scented with “Snow Fairy” and comes with three pieces that you can use as a soap, shampoo, or bubble bath. It’s texture is like clay, and can lather up nicely if you take a piece and rub it in your hands. Alternatively, run it under water to create a relaxing, luxurious bubble bath (my personal fave).
  5. Santa’s Belly Shower Jelly: This one is scented with “Santa’s Belly”, a spicier fragrance than the “Snow Fairy”. The shower jelly is this gooey blob that looks like fun to play with, but it’s actually a great cleanser for your skin. Wet the jelly, lather up, and rinse. It’s covered with gold glitter pieces to make you in the holiday spirit. 

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Next we have the collection of  winter 2017 bath bombs and bubble bars! Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to grab the “Giant Golden Wonder” bomb before it went out of stock. Here’s hoping I’ll get lucky next year! 

  1. Candy Mountain Bubble Bar: This one is scented with “Snow Fairy”, of course.
  2. Magic Wand: Also scented with “Snow Fairy”, and as you can see by the picture, it’s super shimmery as well. It comes with a sparkly silver bow and a little bell. Run it under your bath, and watch your tub transform before your very eyes.
  3. Snow Fairy Bath Bomb: This bath bomb is a jelly bomb, so once your bath bomb fizzes up, the jelly disperses, making your bath super soft and skin really smooth. And, the jelly is fun and slimy. Who’s to say only kids can play in the bathtub? 
  4. Thundersnow Bath Bomb: This Earth looking bath bomb is mint chocolate scented. It’s like bathing in a cup of minty hot chocolate. Yummy.
  5. Christmas Sweater Bath Bomb: Almost as satisfying as an ugly Christmas sweater itself. It’s spicy cinnamon scented, reminding me of those hot cinnamon candies you get on Valentine’s Day. How sweet it is.
  6. Golden Wonder Bath Bomb: Just like it’s advertised on Lush’s website: “Bathe in liquid gold.” It’s citrus, sparkly, and the perfect Christmastime bath bomb. And the Giant Golden Wonder Bath Bomb is over five times its size. This one is 200 grams, whereas the giant one is a whopping 1100 grams. 

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These ones I actually just picked up this evening. They had a buy one get one free sale, and how can I refuse such an offer? These little guys are as follows:

  1. Santa’s Christmas Naked Shower Cream: This one is great, and I am so happy I found it. There were only three left when I arrived at the mall, so I came just in time. It’s cherry cola scented. Cherry. Cola. Another one of my absolute favorite scents and flavors of all time. It may not be pretty or shiny like Lush’s other products, but the creamy lather you get from using it in the shower paired up with the sweet sugary scent make up for it.
  2. My Two Front Teeth Bubble Bar: Confused about what exactly it is that you’re looking at? Think of the song. “All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth, my two front teeth, my two front teeth . . .” You are looking at a pair of lips and two ginormous front teeth, because who else would think of that except for Lush?!
  3. Oatifix Fresh Face Mask: Not a Christmas/winter exclusive, but a great face mask for dry skin. I bought this one for my boyfriend, who has dry skin as it is, and in the winter gets even worse from the dry air.
  4. BB Seaweed Fresh Face Mask: Also not a Christmas/winter only item, but I bought it for my skin to invigorate and freshen up my face. This mask is perfect for all skin types, from oily, to dry, to normal, to combo skin. 

I absolutely love all of these Lush products! What other ones should I try next?

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My Trip To Alberta, Canada ❄❄❄

Good evening!

I hope everyone’s Christmas went great, and that you’re all looking forward to the new year! I have some pretty cool stuff coming up in the new year that I’m excited to show you guys, but until then, I’ll be making a few more blog posts!

Last month, I had the privilege of traveling to Alberta, Canada for work. I’ve been before when I was 13, but haven’t been since. Although it’s extremely cold there, I have to say, it’s much of a nicer place than where I live. The people are much nicer in Alberta, the scenery is just gorgeous, and there’s a lot to do and see. We were in Jasper, Alberta and Edmonton, Alberta. In Jasper is where we saw all of the mountains, lakes, and animals (including the cute little caribou in the picture below). In Edmonton, we went to the West Edmonton Mall, which is the biggest shopping centre in Canada. They’ve got plenty of stores, an ice rink, a water park, an amusement park, hotels with themed rooms, and more. Since we were mostly busy with work, we didn’t have much time to do a lot at the mall but we got to go on a roller coaster and go out to eat which was pretty fun.

There’s some photos I took below. Have you ever visited Alberta?

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Adorable Goodies: Macaroon Bath Bombs

The other day I was looking around the mall when I popped into Ardène and went to their accessory/beauty section. Immediately I noted their adorable products, mostly their bright pink macaroon bath bombs. At first I wasn’t sure what it was because I had never seen a bath bomb shaped as a macaroon before. And I fell in love! The scent is super sweet and girly, leaving you feeling silky smooth with a hint of candy smelling sweetness. Plus, the shape is a bright pink macaroon. What’s not to love?!

You can pick these up at Ardène for $6.50 CAD each. Maybe next time they’ll make a pizza bath bomb. Now that would be perf. 

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30 Day Ab Challenge

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Ready to give your body the workout it deserves? Striving for killer abs? Want to rock a bikini? For the next thirty days, here’s a chart that you can download and print out to help you reach your fitness goals. In addition to eating healthy and maintaining a positive lifestyle, of course. Good luck!

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