America’s Test Kitchen: Your New Cooking BFF

What I do with makeup, products, life hacks, and health, the lovely America's Test Kitchen people do with food. They've devoted their lives using science and experimentation to find the best, most efficient, and...

Slap Some Charcoal On It!

Have you ever had alcohol poisoning so badly you were taken to the emergency room, forced to drink a thick, black charcoal smoothie and then had your stomach pumped? Yeah, uh, me neither... But...

Three Steps to HD Skin

Living in Austin can be one of the best experiences of your life, and also one of the worst. It can be the worst specifically because of the oppressive, wet, moist, heat. I am...

The Curly-haired Gal’s Guide to Sanity

Naturally curly and/or wavy hair can either be the bane of your existence or the best feature that you've got. If you're anything like me, I fought for YEARS against the regular texture of...

How to Get a Hellcat Into a Carrier

Cats rule the Internet. They are some of the cutest, funniest, sweetest creatures you have ever seen. But then there are cats like my cat, who I'm pretty sure steals my breath when I'm...

Cooking Survival: Eight Items You Need to Get Started

So you want to get cooking...but how? Y'all know home cooking can save you a billion dollars, tastes a jillion times better than store-bought, and is a gazillion times better for your health. But cooking...

Imperfect Produce: Too Ugly to be Worth it?

Ever wonder what happens to the imperfect produce that farmers can't sell to grocery stores? Well, traditionally the poor, ugly, undesirable produce either rots in the fields, gets put into animal feed, or is...

Podcasts: A Beginners’ Guide to a Less Boring Life

It's official: Austin traffic stinks to high heaven. This year I'm going to be spending a LOT of time rotting in claustrophobia-inducing, jerk-central, bumper-to-bumper hell. What saved me during these trying times? Podcasts my...
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Harmful Health Belief: Be the Boss of Your Body

This post is part of a series about changing health beliefs. To learn more, read: Changing Your Harmful Health Beliefs. Hate to read? Watch my video on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2c4SmHiTWRs&t=260s The phrase, "Be the boss of your...

Makeup Geek: The Brand You Need in Your Life

Short Attention Span Sum up: Makeup Geek products are cheap as hell and SUPER high qualityHas eyeshadow, blushes, and highlighters that are highly pigmented, extremely blend-able, and have staying powerAbout 140 different shades to choose...