September Goals.

Graduate school and the high school I work at both started this week. To say the least, it was an exhausting, difficult, tearful week. But after handing out a whole bunch of syllabi, receiving my own stack of them, and juggling a few things, I think I have some idea on how the next 4…

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Makeup and Self Portraits.

Yesterday was an interesting day, but it at least was a killer makeup day. I tried quite a few new products, like my jumbo UD setting spray, my NYX super nude colored gloss, and the famed RCMA powder. On top of all that, I also tried a few new techniques, like using my Becca highlight…

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5 Reasons Fall is Way Better Than Summer.

Guys, I am so sick of summer. This season messes with me on many, many levels. I have a serious need for autumn and all the beauty and brilliance that accompanies it. For anyone wondering, fall is the best time of year… especially compared to summer. Pro of fall: New schedule. As both a school teacher…

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August Goals.

These goals focus on simple, yet important plans that will keep me busy during my mostly month off of work. There is none of that “change yourself” or “restrict yourself” or “do this even if it makes you less happy” type stuff that I really don’t need in my life right now on this list. There are a few…

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How I’m Coping with Blogging Burnout.

I keep feeling like Ordinary Adventures has been one big stutter for the past few weeks. I keep hesitating with my ideas, my blog posts aren’t as crisp, I skipped a day, and a lot of it has been me sharing some personal struggles. I’ve felt like there is a scratch on the turn table…

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Get to Know Me Monday // My Current Week Day Schedule.

Happy Monday everyone! I definitely am having one, on this cloudy, cozy day. I’m almost never this chipper on Mondays, but I will admit, it might have something to do with the fact that it’s a teacher work day. And that I’m at home. Not at work. Maybe. I am definitely already enjoying my day…

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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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When Life Gives You Too Many Lemons.

Make lemonade! But then you realize you have so many lemons that you can’t possibly make that many batches of lemonade at one time. After that happens, sit surrounded by a whole bunch of lemons and feel sorry for yourself, throw a pity party, and mope around for a few days. Only then can you…

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Bingeable // Gossip Girl.

Before I throw myself into ranting about one of the best TV shows on the planet, I need to talk about my Bingeable series for a moment. Right now, I share with you all personal favorites, or just fun, or overall binge worthy shows every Friday. I love watching and binging shows, and I love sharing…

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My Month with Yoga // Week two.

For the first time in a while, I did not complete my workout goal for the week. On the bright side, I still did two days worth of yoga and I reached my daily walking goals multiple times and I honestly feel kind of accomplished for getting through this week in one piece. While working out or…

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