A legit 3-minute make-up routine

I’ve been on a make-up tutorial kick the last couple of months and what never fails to crack me up is when someone posts a video about a “quick and easy” or “every day” look and it’s 15 minutes and 25 products long. When I’m in a rush (or flat out feeling lazy), here’s my routine…

Why having a dog is like having a child

Look, I get that parents usually don’t like when you compare having a dog to having children, especially when don’t have children. But from what I’ve observed my friends and family go through, there are a lot of similarities. As parent, have you: My dog Remy, caught looking especially wistful on a sunny afternoon. Stepped…

“You look really young!”

Today, someone told me that my skin looked great and I looked really young and it made me cringe. I know the person who said it meant it as a compliment and without any malice. Yet I still cringed. I spend a lot of time (and let’s be honest, money) on skin care. Yet I still cringed.…

Sometimes, there is an “I” in team

In 2004, the Detroit Pistons beat the Los Angeles Lakers and won the national championship. There was a lot of talk at the time about how the Pistons were a “team” and the Lakers were “Kobe and some other guys”. That theory is why some believe they won the championship that year. We’ve heard it…

I’m exhausted.

I’ve always loved the movie Selena. And I’ve always loved the scene where her dad goes on a rant about how hard it is to be Mexican American because you have to be more Mexican than the Mexicans and more American than the Americans. He ends by saying it’s exhausting. He’s right. When you grow…
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