Face Off, Part 1: Cleansers and Makeup Removers

I have a confession: for most of my life, I could not give a hoot about taking care of my skin. It seemed like such a hassle to spend so much money on things that would possibly break me out, so why bother? Plus, makeup can hide imperfections, and as sensitive as my skin is,Continue reading “Face Off, Part 1: Cleansers and Makeup Removers”

I have fallen off the map

So. Funny thing about November: I disappear from everywhere while I am in NaNoWriMo mode, and I’m starting to hit that slump. Good news, though: I’m at 37k and chugging along! This will be a traditional post of sorts. I did a new thing. If you’re in the U.S. and you shop for groceries atContinue reading “I have fallen off the map”

In the Prime of my Wardrobe

Not gonna lie; I am exhausted and this blog post is probably going to be a little rough around the edges. However, even when I’m tired, I will still push through. One thing that I have learned in quarantine and staying in all the time is that lounge wear is my new uniform. I haveContinue reading “In the Prime of my Wardrobe”

Quarantine Salon: Getting to the Root of the Problem

I want to preface this story as the first in a series called Quarantine Salon. There is no better time to alter one’s appearance than when you’re home all the time and no one is seeing you except your family, right? I took the plunge on some appearance alterations like hair dyeing and waxing soContinue reading “Quarantine Salon: Getting to the Root of the Problem”

Why Am I Here? An Introduction to the Creation in Isolation Blog

I remember how quickly things changed: in February 2020, I was living my life as per usual. My fiance and I were planning our September wedding, a mild Virginia winter was waning, and the future was full of possibilities. Sure, there were some strange reports coming out of the international news sphere about this newContinue reading “Why Am I Here? An Introduction to the Creation in Isolation Blog”