Things I wish someone told me: Pre-Pregnancy

There are countless things I wish I knew about pregnancy and postpartum life. So I’ve decided to start a series where I talk about these things. I am basing these posts around my personal experiences and I am not a medical professional. This particular post is Things I wish someone told me: Pre-pregnancy.

I don’t regret my little one coming into the world. I don’t regret it one bit. I love my son and I am so happy I get to wake up to his cute, chubby face each morning. But there are a few things I wish I had known right before I found out I was pregnant. Continue reading

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How to look halfway decent when you get sick (makeup for a cold)

Catching a cold is the worst. It’s exaggerated even more when taking care of an equally sick infant. First, Husband caught a cold, then transferred the cold to Little Love and if finally hit me a few days later. I always look downright awful when I fall ill and have no energy to keep up appearances. Sometimes, you need to look somewhat put together, and having no sleep the night before from congestion makes everything harder. So I decided to try my luck at a simple makeup look. Continue reading

Product Review/ Fail: Baby Carriers

Little Love is heavy. He’s a substantial baby. I am a weak, weak person. In my adult life I have always been on the punier side. This makes transporting him a tad difficult when I’m by myself. I can still carry him comfortably enough for short periods of time; when I’m running errands, however, I need an efficient way to shuffle him around.

This is where baby carriers come in—or so I thought. Continue reading

DIY: Balayage/Ombre Hair (to eventually go purple)

Coming at you 4 years behind the trend, I am no stranger to messing up my hair. I’ve had very good hairdressers before, and not-so-good hairdressers. Since I am on a budget, it just makes more sense for me to do it myself these days. I’ve talked about my hair history before, and I am very aware of my hair’s limits. Lately I’ve had an itch to go purple, but before I could entertain that thought, I knew I’d have to lighten my hair. Continue reading