Roundup: The Early Days of Broke for Beauty

Roundup: The Early Days of Broke for Beauty

Musings
Happy Sunday, everyone! I wanted to take a look back to the early days of my blog. Yes, back when my photos had bad lighting and I couldn't figure out how long or short to make each post. I'm prepared to show you some early posts that I wouldn't show off, as well as some early posts that still get a decent amount of traffic. I know what you're probably wondering: Why show off what you just said you wouldn't show off? It's important to look back for a number of reasons. First, these posts highlight the passion I had when I started, and while I haven't lost my desire to continue working at it (obviously), taking a glimpse at what got me started is a great motivator to keep…
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Fitness: Tools for Motivation

Fitness: Tools for Motivation

Lifestyle
Hi everyone! Spring and summer always get me in the mood to work out -- maybe it's the sunny weather, or the fact that I can actually enjoy time outside without wanting to go home and curl up under a blanket. Whatever the reason, this is about the time of year I get inspired and actually excited about strengthening my body. But, I've found that this fades. Over a year ago I started a workout plan that carried on through to the summer, but when my schedule changed so drastically I couldn't figure out how to rekindle that excitement, and when I got back to school in the fall I was trying to adapt back to my life there (and maybe a little more excited to see my friends than…
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