November Goals // Guest Post

Hello all! It’s that time of the month again. Yep, the time when I pop up and talk about my goals and how I’ve achieved (or haven’t achieved) them. So September was a successful goal month. No Soda September took off amazingly and I stuck to it. No Sweets October was more of a crash…

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My Current, Lazy, Everyday Makeup.

My daily makeup routine is pretty pathetic. I can’t remember the last time I used blush, or concealer, or eye shadow, or real lipstick. Honestly, it was probably in middle school that I used any of those last. I never got the hang of it, I never felt like I needed or wanted to wear…

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100 Things That Make Me Happy.

When I first thought of this post, I thought maybe I should do 4 things that make me happy this 4th. Then the list grew to fifty. And before I knew it, I had listed out 100 things that make me happy! It was so therapeutic and uplifting to recall and be thankful for all…

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What I’m Listening to This Week // Paper Towns Soundtrack.

It’s been a while since I shared some new music with you guys, but I think you’ll love what I got for you all today! I have to admit, I am a John Green junkie. I’ve read all his books, seen all his movies, and am already nervously waiting for the (possibly horrible) Looking For…

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Picking the Best of Ordinary Adventures [Poll]

I have some exciting news! On top of applying to grad school, trying to pump out new content here, working, experimenting with new hobbies, and going through tons of paper work for my provisional licensure, I have decided to add more to my plate. But this is completely worth the added stress. I have come across an…

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Get to Know Me Monday // 3 More Facts.

I’m a shopaholic. And it’s horrible. And wonderful, but mostly horrible. It’s fun because I have an extensive closet, bunch of toys, and random items I’m glad I have. But it’s awful because money. It’s hard to save for those longer term, bigger things like a house, master’s degree, student loans, etc. While writing this,…

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October Happy Mail.

One of my favorite days of the month is when my A Beautiful Mess package is waiting for me at my door. It’s always so fun unboxing my Happy Mail subscription and finding all the adorable goodies inside. Each month I try not to cheat and get a sneak peek online because I love being…

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Photo Back Drop DIY.

There are two very important aspects to blogging. One is writing, and the second is pictures. To have a successful post, I have found that you need quality, eye catching photos, paired with gripping, interesting writing to reel the readers in. It’s a simple concept and it might seem obvious, but when it comes down…

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Quick Update // October Madness.

Good morning everyone! If you have been a loyal, long time reader of Ordinary Adventures, then you might have noticed an alarming amount of reposts this week. Yes, this is intentional, and I am very aware and very disgruntled about it. At the beginning of the week, I had high hopes. I woke up on…

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Motivation // It’s a marathon, not a sprint.

Another repost for you guys. But still so relevant and encouraging.  Last week’s Workout Wednesday was quite the failure. Since then, I have felt frustrated and I’ve been trying hard to turn things around this week. While I am succeeding, comparatively at least, I can’t help but feel like my current strides for a healthier…

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