Friday, April 29, 2016

April Favorites

It's gonna be MAY!

That joke only comes once a year so I have to milk it as much as I can for one day. But another month has passed, and time to hit you up with a few things that I have loved this month.

  1. Chocolate covered pretzel cookie butter sandwiches- that is such a long name for the most delicious snack on earth. I make them myself, i dipped the pretzels in chocolate and put cookie butter in between them. and make a sandwich out of it. It's so delicious, you should definitely try it out. It's probably not the healthiest snack but it's a great pick me up, if you are having a bad day.
  2. Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers - I read this book this month and it's a great book! I will have a book review up soon, but overall I will say this book is Fantastic!
  3. Pinterest! - Pinterest has been a lifesaver for me this month, one of my best friends is getting married this month so from planning parties to buying gifts, Pinterest has been my catalogue for wedding things!
  4. VIEWS FROM THE 6 - Its only been out for a little over 24 hours but I already know it's going to be AMAZING! I'm the BIGGEST drake fan ever, I love him so much lol. So even though i'll be on my way to the beach for the weekend, I know i'll be playing this album over and over and over and you should definitely go buy it!
What did you love in the month of April?

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

How Your Surroundings affect You

I love learning about myself and life in general, and something i've come to realize about myself is that my surroundings REALLY do affect my life. It's something that i've always heard about, like show me your friends and i'll show you your future..etc. But it goes even further, my surroundings include people's attitudes, how organized things are around me, the weather, what I see on TV, what I read. Like anything little thing can affect  my attitude. I'm pretty sure i've stated before how I fully believe in positive thinking and keeping your mind on your goals and what you want. But i've also realized how things around me can make it harder to keep my mind on good things. Now, how this will make my life better?  I have no idea, probably just getting rid of all the negative things in my life that I possibly can. This is such a cliche topic, but Shay Carl said it best...Cliche's are cliche's for a reason!

Monday, April 25, 2016

Boscia Peel Off Face Mask Review

I love face masks! they are my go- to thing to do for pamper nights. I had heard great things about the Boscia Peel Off Face mask and I had to try it out for myself.

First thing I noticed right off the bat is that it's expensive. I don't spend a lot of money on face masks and these are probably the most expensive face masks that i've ever purchased. Another thing that makes it more expensive is that you have to use a good amount of the mask at once just so that it'll be easier to peel.

It's painful, it reminds me of the black head strips that you can buy, but it's one big one for your face. I notice that the more I use the mask the less painful it became. The mask also irritates my eye when I apply the mask.  One thing I notice is that afterwards my skin feels so soft and clean,especially with the black mask. The white one not so much, I bought that one because I heard its great for brightening, and evening skin tones but to be honest, I won't be repurchasing that mask. It leaves my skin feeling clammy and gross, if you have dry skin you might enjoy this mask more than I did, but if you have oily skin I would suggest avoiding this mask. However, I really do like the black mask and it works wonders. My skin feels very fresh and clean after I use the mask. What are your favorite masks to use?

Friday, April 22, 2016

Go Green! (Earth Day)

Happy Earth Day!

Something that I think we all should take great care of is the earth! It's something that I can admit I don't think about that often, but I definitely think we all should. This doesn't only affect us, but our children and all of our generations to come. So things that I do to be green is drink from a reusable water bottle, so that I don't use plastic water bottles that just go to junkyards. I recycle, that's something that my dad stressed very much growing up and we did religiously. What else can I and others do to be more green? let me know in the comments!

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Dealing with Negative Attitudes!

Something that I'm dealing with myself is negativity. I whole-heartily believe that your thoughts and actions shape what happens to you and life. I also believe that you catch more bees with honey. So why is it that for so many people, like myself, that believe these things, it can be challenging to always keep your mind, words and actions positive. Here are some tips that I do to change my mindset from negative nancy to positive polly lol.

  • Go outside - this is the #1 thing that instantly puts me in a better mood. But weirdly it the thing I do the least. Getting fresh air is the best thing for me, and a good view never hurt anyone.
  • Reading/ listening to music - Sometimes I need an escape. Listening to music and blasting it is what I usually do, but right now i'm getting more and more into reading. Right now i'm reading Redeeming love by Francine Rivers and it's so great! Expect a review later
  • Talking to Friends/ Family - It's so important to have good people around you that you can talk to, We weren't designed to go through life alone, so I absolutely have some people I can go to and vent to from time to time, when needed.
What do you do to change your mindset?

Monday, April 18, 2016

Oreo Cookie Shots!


So anything that has oreos means it will be fantastic! I found a recipe, on youtube of a fun easy way to make Oreo Cheesecake. You only need 4 ingredients, 5 if you want an extra topping. you need

  • Oreos (of course)
  • Cream Cheese
  • Sugar
  • Cool Whip 
  • Raspberry Jam (optional)
It's a really easy recipe that anyone can do whenever they are craving something sweet. Here's the video that inspired me to make it. Try it out and tell me what you think!

Friday, April 15, 2016

Becoming Organized

Who needs to be more organized???

Well i'm definitely someone who needs to be more focused on being organized. For me it's more in a physical standpoint than mental. The problem is at the end of the day i'm so tired I tend to just throw things down and forget about it. So i'm challenging myself to be more organized and put together no matter how tired I am. I, like most other people love when my space is clean and organized, it makes me feel so much better. My thoughts are clearer and I just feel so fresh and in order. It's time for me to start my spring cleaning, and i'm so excited for all of it!

On my Wishlist!

So here is an updated wishlist of the things that i'm wanting! tell me yours in the comments below!

  • Apple Watch - I was one of those people who thought the apple watch was so pointless when it came out. But in typical Apple fangirl fashion, I eventually changed my mind, and now all I want is an apple watch

  • RayBan Red Mirrored Sunglasses - These might've been the trend last year and out of style now, but I seriously want these sunglasses. They are so much fun, and would be fun for spring and summer. 

  • NIV leather bound Bible - The only Leather bound bible I have is the KJV that I got when I was 13 and while it's very special to me, and i'll have with me for the rest of my life, I would love to get the NIV. It would be nice to have a good, sturdy bible that is easier to understand. I have a paperback ESV study bible, but it's just not the same.

Monday, April 11, 2016

Baby Foot Review

So this is a "Because of Youtube Post"

 So I randomly viewed a video of someone trying Baby Foot foot peel. Why? I have no idea, I didn't have any clue that a product like that even existed. But I was intrigued, and because i'm a product junkie I had to try it out. When I have my pamper nights, I've never focused on my feet, so this seemed like a fun thing to do, even though I was a little scared not going to lie. Peels can be intimidating.

So I used the peel, put on my socks over the bags for my feet and waited for an hour. I did walk around, and figured out you are NOT supposed to do that. Regardless I started noticing results about a week after I used the peel and it took about 4 days for most of the peeling to stop. Regardless, i'm on Day 6 and I still have some peeling going on, hopefully it'll be done completely in a couple of days.

Overall I like it, the peeling was fun, and I did peel the skin off myself, It's hard not to. I didn't experience any soreness or anything like that. I enjoyed it, and I probably would repurchase it again. Have you tried Baby Foot? Tell me about it in the comments.

Friday, April 1, 2016

March Favorites!

March is over, and April is here!

Spring time is here!!! It's a bittersweet moment because while I love springtime, I hate my allergies :( I get the worst ones, well really I only have two symptoms Stuffy nose and headaches.. But other than that spring is great! But I digress, here are my favorites of March

Contigo Water Bottle

is it weird that a water bottle is one of my favorites?? I love this water bottle! I've tried so many of them like the camelback and bobble. but this one is so much better. First its glass and i've heard that drinking from a glass water bottles are better than the plastic ones. and i love how i can chug the water, which is weird but i don't enjoy drinking water so if I can drink it faster and get it over with than that's great! you can find the water bottle here!

8tracks app

I didn't put this in my favorites app post but this is one of my favorites for this month as well. I heard about 8tracks a long time ago and I never really got the hype, but it came in handy this month. I get tired of listening to the same songs over and over again on apple music so i decided to try out 8tracks to find out new music. I really liked 8tracks for how easy it is to find playlist with good music that I haven't heard before. You can choose what type of music you want to listen to and then a bunch of different playlists pop up, if you want to discover new music I highly suggest this app!

Cookie Butter

I dont have a Trader Joe's near me, but the one day I went to a city that had it, I had to buy a jar of Cookie Butter! It has the consistency of peanut butter but tastes like gingerbread cookies and it's amazing! I have to say though it is best with chocolate covered pretzels.


I've discovered a lot of old music lately, and so the songs i've had on replay were 
  • Dont go - J Holiday
  • Deserve U More- Musiq Soulchild

And in true Kelsey fashion, I fell in love with a song I heard on a Homegoods Commercial
  • Home - Dan Croll
Also, i enjoyed Dangerous Woman by Ariana Grande, and Majid Jordan's self-titled album!

What are your favorites for March??