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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5 Ways to Make the Transition Into Fall a Little Easier.

I know that I am in a minority when it comes to wanting summer to be over. I cannot wait till the next few days or so when both university and my work start back up again. But not everyone is as excited when it comes to giving up their vacation, or warm weather, or…

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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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Workout Wednesdays // Fitness Goals.

Already this week I’ve talked about this month’s goals, my scheduling goals, my blogging goals, and now I’m going to break down my fitness goals! I’m realizing more and more that I have to work small and deliberately to get things done. I was flatlining as far as producing new blogging material this past month. I…

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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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This Week in Pictures // October. 

I’ve been feeling like a broken record lately, but this week was hard. Drama with friends, family, and work were a little extreme. Stress, bad sleep schedules, and sore feelings were floating around way too much. Physical pain and emotional tolls were taken. Honestly, I just feel wiped out. On weeks like this though, I need…

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October Goals.

Good morning everyone! It’s October. The year is blurring to an end. Pretty soon we’ll be thinking about sitting under the tree, carols crooning in the background, snow falling outside… But before I get ahead of myself, there’s still time to enjoy fall! And honestly, the best way to enjoy it, is to make the…

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September Goals.

I know this will all sound very familiar, considering I had a whole series and lots of details on each of theses subjects recently. But now I’m adding it all together, and dividing it into what I want to accomplish this month. It’s a lot. But I’m ready. Cooking Goal – Create Pinterest cook book. I…

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