Style/Beauty

Reality – What It’s Really Like

Reality – What It’s Really Like

This post is part of a series titled, “A-B-Cs – What It’s Really Like”. Each week a new letter and its word will be revealed. Each word’s explanation will illustrate significant personal meaning, application and ultimately demonstrate, What It’s Really Like… Back in 1998 MTV debuted the reality TV show Real World/Road Rules Challenge – better known as simply, “The Challenge”.  In reflection of my ...

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Real Problem: Body Issues Not Yoga Pants!

Real Problem: Body Issues Not Yoga Pants!

The real problem is not yoga pants! What are we teaching our children about body issues? So there is an epidemic about yoga pants. Apparently it is too distracting to young teenage boys. Boys who can be distracted by just about everything anyway. Thank you puberty! Since yoga pants are banned in schools the boys will be able to study more right? Not so sure. As studying in middle and high school i...

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Too Many Choices!

Too Many Choices!

Over the last year my wife and I have attempted to emphasize the importance of making good choices with our toddler. It has been an extremely daunting task to not only teach him what a choice is, but help guide him toward decision making that we find acceptable. We both feel that the quickest way for him to learn is to have a high level of autonomy over minor situations so that he can practice the...

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Vision | WIRL Project

The Greatest Gifts are Small Packages Wrapped with Love

Have you ever felt like you were doing something just to be doing it but you really didn’t know “why” you were doing it? Or… have you ever felt as if you had this grand vision which caused you to work yourself to the bone but the end result only left you feeling exhausted, deprived, and unfulfilled? One day I was door to door marketing for my Rejuve-N-Luv Body Scrubs when I came across a sweet lad...

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Let Kids Be Kids!!!

Let Kids Be Kids!!!

If you can, think back to your younger years, maybe when you were grade school age, or even younger if you can. What were you like? Did you have fears and worries and doubts or anxiety?? Kids can be cruel. Let’s face it, adults can be cruel too. The world isn’t by any means a perfect place, it’s far from it. But as a parent, you want to try to instill good morals and selflessness...

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Beauty Buzz | WIRL Project

What’s the Beauty “BUZZ”??

Recently I found this amazing product and I just have to share it with everyone I know!! Being only twenty years old, I still try my hardest to combat any signs of aging before it even has time to hit me! Like any other women, (at least I think), we will do anything to stay looking as youthful as we can for as long as we can! While some people like to spend more money on procedures to reverse the ...

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Drugstore Makeup | WIRL Project

Drugstore vs. Department Store Makeup

My Friend, Kymm McLean, is a makeup artist who I work alongside with in the wedding industry and she posted a status that I felt cleared up a lot of questions I’ve always had on makeup, the costs of it, and the chemicals in the makeup, so I thought I would share it with you… Enjoy! Kymm says: I was asked today if you can accomplish a great makeup face with drugstore brands vs. department sto...

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What Blogging is REALLY Like

What Blogging is REALLY Like

What is blogging REALLY like? An addiction. I mean, it’s a “good” kind of addiction… but it still takes over your life. You’re out for a walk and see a cute boutique… Potential blog post? That cupcake you treated yourself to after lunch was super tasty… Blog post! A leaf falls off of a tree and lands softly on the sidewalk… YES, there is definitely a blog post in there some...

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Sunscreen | WIRL Project

Do You Know What is in Your Sunscreen?

With the rates of melanoma (the deadliest form of skin cancer) continuing to surge across the United States, protecting yourself and your family from the dangerous effects of sun exposure has never been more important. A whopping 80 percent of the 1,700 sunscreen products that the Environmental Working Group reviewed this year contain harmful ingredients or offer inadequate protection against dang...

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WIRL Project Eben Stack Cayisa

And The Winner Is…

A few weeks ago, we challenged our WIRL Project members to share their skin insecurities for a good cause, to raise awareness and funding for Psoriasis. We had several entries and were thrilled to see our members confessing their stories. As promised, we are GIVING AWAY the Eben Stack of bracelets, from Cayisa, for contributing to our initiative.   Want to know who the winner is? Well… ...

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