My Self Care Routine

Hey everyone, and welcome back to another blog post. Wednesday already and half way through the week. For today’s blog post I wanted to share my usual self care routine. Now since am a mom I dont get much time for myself to be honest so whenever I do get a chance I do these usual routines. Its important to get some time out of the day or week to have a little self care time I believe its healthy for us. And its extremely important of course for us mom because it helps us not lose ourselves in motherhood. Now the best brand for your care needs would be Farm House Fresh. They have the best products go check them out now!

Self Care

Shower Time

Now I know a shower is just a shower, but I love when I get time out. This is one of my best care times because I love doing a good body scrub. Right now I am currently using a caramel body scrub and I absolutely love it. Almost every time I get my time out to go shower I am using this. Another great tip I use that I actually found on Pinterest is a great shaving tip. If you are a shaver like me a great tip is to use Johnsons baby oil prior to shaving. In the shower and then your going to want to shave. This prevents ingrown hairs and helps get a better shave then shaving dry. This also helps hydrate your skin when you come out your legs will be so soft I promise yall!

Work Out

Working out is another great idea, I am going to be completely honest I hate to work out. After having two kids my tummy has not been looking to great. And I gave in to least try and change that. One of my revolutions was to least try and work out this year so I have been trying to. I have not been doing it on a regular but I try to whenever I have the energy. Its not as fast results but I am proud because we all have to start somewhere right.

Nails & Make up

Now another great thing we can do for ourselves is least get our nails done or get pretty for no reason. One thing I do whenever my husband is home is go and get my nails done! I love just having time out for me and have time to relax. And to be honest it feels pretty good I dont even care how much I spend on them. I do though always do my own toes at home. I dont trust nail salon tubs I just have heard to many horror stories in college since am a esthetican. However if I am not doing that another great thing that makes me feel good is make up. Sometimes we just need to put on some makeup, even if we not going out sometimes we need to do something for oursleves. I use to prior to baby number two always have time for this and now I rarely touch my box. I usually not even in the mood to put it out when I go out because I dont have the time. But I honestly want to get back into finding time, hopefully soon I can.

Breakfast

So I am not much a healthy eater but I always try to have breakfast in the mornings. My usual routine after dropping my oldest off at school is laying down with little one for awhile. Then when she goes down for her nap by 11:00 AM I am then usually hungry and go quickly make something. My usual : Eggs, Oatmeal, Toast, Banana, Waffles, Bagels with a cup of coffee.

Self Care

Down Time

Last but not least having some down time. As a mom I always make sure to get a break into the days and especially after the kids go to sleep. Throughout the day my down time usually consist of Netflex and some good online shopping or browsing. This helps me reflect relax a bit and rest my body. Even if your not a mother we humans are always on the go. Its always good to get a break in and relax a bit and gain some energy. If I honestly didn’t take any down time for myself I couldn’t have typed this post lol. By 6pm I usually dont have energy in me and cannot wait till 7pm – 8pm bedtime to finally get the whole night to myself. I am sometimes to exhausted and just need that whole time and night to regain my energy.

That is all for my self care routine, I hope you all found some of my tips useful. I am surprised I found energy to type this out tonight. But remember to squeeze in a little care through out your day we all need to be pampered. I feel like all of this is what least helps me and keeps me going. Thank you all for reading, please remember to like & comment I always love hearing from you all. And if you haven’t checked out my last post you can do so HERE.

Blog Q & A

Hey everyone, welcome back to another blog post! Hope everyone is having a great start to their morning. For today’s blog post I decided to do a blog q & a post. I will be posting some questions and answering them so you all can get to know me more!

  1. Whats you favourite book? My favourite book that can absolutely read again is Cooper Sun. If you haven’t read that give it a look up!
  2. Favourite Foods? Pizza & Shrimp
  3. Favourite Movies? Sing, Confessions of a shopaholic.
  4. Binge watch shows? Keeping up with the kardashians, Big Little Lies, Criminal Minds.
  5. Whats your favourite day of the week? Sunday
  6. What are my biggest accomplishments am proud of? Graduating college and my two girls.
  7. Favourite singer? Aleesia Cara, I love her voice!
  8. What city was I born? Brampton, Ontario CA
  9. Tea or Coffee? Coffee, I am literally obsessed.
  10. Inter-vert or Extrovert? Inter-vert
  11. How old are you? 26 years old
  12. What is the first thing you notice about somebody? Personality.
  13. What are some places you’d like to go? Puerto Rico, Bora Bora, Paris.
  14. If you could have lunch with one person alive or dead who would it be? Honestly my grandma
  15. If you had to describe yourself in 5 words what would it be? Quiet, Kind, Funny, Stylish and random lol
  16. What big life changes have you recently experienced? It would be having my second daughter, moving from the first place me and my husband got together after getting married. We left all our first memories in that apartment together it was hard.
  17. What is your favourite holiday? Christmas lol
  18. Are you clean or messy? Clean, I sometimes wonder if I have an OCD problem.
  19. Favourite Season? Spring and kind of Fall.
  20. What three habits will improve your life? Setting goals, Staying organised, and saving!

And there you have it! 20 questions and answers to get to know. Hopefully some of these blog q & a questions have helped a bit in you getting to know me. Also I know I dont do much posts to where you all can get to know me but I am trying to open up more on my social media. I have realised opening up more to your readers is the beast way to also gain engagement on all social platforms. Thank you all for reading, I will try and do more blog q & a so you all get to know me through different questions. My recent past post lets you in a little bit about me check it out here.

10 Things I wish I knew

Hello everyone, and welcome back to another post. For today’s blog post I wanted to talk about the 10 things I wish I knew before I started blogging plus blog tips. I have been blogging about little over a year now and I am still up to this day learning about new things. And to be honest with you it is so confusing to me but I try and find my way around. I always tend to think about it as a world I am still trying to learn and figure out. Everyday I am always constantly reading articles and blog tips to educate myself and teach myself what I need to know.

Before blogging I honestly thought of it as you make a site and just write posts. I never knew there was so much more that goes on behind it. Like writing, promoting, marketing your brand and constantly trying to engage with other people. Who knew that you always got to constantly make sure your readers are engaged with your content and always trying to make sure your blog is generating traffic. But although I think about all of this I remember even the most top bloggers out there started just like me. Looking back at my very first posts and photography I have came a very long way and I couldn’t be more proud of myself.

My Top 10

  1. Time
  2. Money
  3. Marketing
  4. Promoting
  5. Consistency
  6. Setting up
  7. Devotion
  8. Balancing
  9. Being unique
  10. Always having to remember why you started

I wish I knew about the amount of time blogging involves, like I said honestly thought you just write a post and that is it. But I have learned its more then that and it all is just organising time. I have also learned that creating a great blog and having the right tools sometimes involves money. I am still investing and learning everything I need to create great content and site. And who know about the amount of time we need to market and always promote ourselves? because I didn’t lol. If had to chose my hardest struggle at the moment it would be constantly generating traffic to my blog. Also as bloggers we sometimes need breaks, I always take a break when its much needed but I always try to get back to blogging as soon as possible.

This helps your readers reading your content and not wonder where you went. Blogging sometimes can become a huge stress, but I always trying to continue to find devotion in what I do. And motivate myself to work everyday this i believe goes hand and hand with balancing. You always want to make sure you have a balanced life and time when you have self care and distress. One thing I always remember when it comes to my blog is always remembering to be and stay unique. There is hundreds of influencers and bloggers out there and the only thing that gets your readers is your uniqueness. No one wants to follow or read someone that is copying someone else or trying to follow someone else.

My last and most final thing I wish someone told me is that you’d always have to remember why you started. We get stressed out and frustrated and that is normal, and all we have to do is remember why we all started. And these are the 10 things I wish i knew, and the best blog tips I can share! Thanks for reading today’s blog post, please like, share and comment! See you all in my next post!

Sol De Janeiro “Bum Bum Cream”

Hey everyone, welcome back to anther blog post. Happy Wednesday I hope everyone morning is going well so far. I am so happy to officially focus on my blogging again since I have moved last week. And it was absolutely tiring. I am back to my post scheduling already but for today’s blog post I am doing my review on Sol De Janeiro bum bum cream. I have in the past posted about when I got the product you can check it out here ” https://littleblackdress116079255.com/2019/05/02/quick-sephora-purchases/“. And now I am doing my offically review and thoughts on the product.

Sol De Janeiro

Now you can find the product here https://www.sephora.com/ca/en/product/brazilian-bum-bum-cream-P406080. At your local Sephora store, I purchased a mini because at the time I honestly was being cheap. The bigger size sells for C$59.00, which I am not to much feeling the price to be honest. Now the fragrance is a warm & spicy, but the scent is warm & sweet. The product is good for dryness, dullness and loss of elasticity. It is also made for pretty much every skin type out there. This product soaks in a fast absorbing cream, this helps tighten and smooth the look of skin.

Now to get the best out of the product is to massage the product in circular motion. You would apply this around your bum, tummy, legs and all over I am currently using the product around my bum and tummy area, mostly my tummy because of course I got two kids. My tummy area is not as tight as it use to be so I am so happy there is a product that smells good and also helps will this issue. The product is smooth and smells so good, it is not a greasy feeling and the scent is not to high. I always love applying the product right after I shower to get the most out of the product. This i recommend because when your skin is not to wet your product tends to soak in better.

I am really loving this brand, I am 100% looking forward to buying more of their products. This is something I would continue to buy often and restock, I give this product a 10 out of 10. Let me know in the comments if any of you have tried this brand or product. Or are you looking to try this out? Like & comment ! Thanks for reading I will see you all in my next post !

Your Blog Post Ideas

Hey everyone, welcome back to another post! I hope everyone had a great weekend and is having a great start to their morning. I can officially say I have moved and I am so happy to say that. So for today’s blog post is going to be different I have been sending out a few questions through my social media asking questions. I have been doing a lot of blog posts based on through inspiration and knowledge but I want to do something different.

I really want to put content out there that is going to help and benefit a lot of people, but also content that people would like to see or need more knowledge in even. This is also another chance for me to get to know my readers and engage with you all, I always love to hear from you all.

Why Blog Post Ideas?

Lately I have been trying to engage as much as I can with my fellow bloggers and also readers. One of the best things we can all do is connect with each other which is one of the best ways to gain a lot of things from. I have asked blog post idea questions over social media like what are some of your major skin concerns to get information from you all to do skincare posts . I have decided to do this because I would love to do blog posts on information that readers are looking for and would like to read. do you love beauty more? or fashion is your thing? Also like I have mentioned earlier I would love for you all to start asking me some questions.

Getting to know me

I would love to put more information about myself out there but I dont know exactly what you all would like to know now that I have moved I am slowly adjusting and getting back into my blog schedule. I am still trying to unpack and get organised so I will still be putting out blog posts but please bare with me for now if they are off days I do not post.

Thank you all for reading please leave any questions in the comments. Just be sure it is beauty, fashion or lifestyle related. I always love to hear from you all also please like and share ! See you all in my next blog hope you all continue to have a great Tuesday!