Let’s Groove

It’s no secret that I take forever and a day to get ready for events. I love doing my makeup and that normally requires a fair amount of time if I want to do it the way I wish. Listening to music and dancing around in the bathroom is half of the reason I take […]

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Where have I been?

So, I’m going to come right out and address the big old elephant sitting in the room next to us. I have not been posting in a few months, as some of you may have noticed, and instead of acting like nothing happened I’m just going to lay it all on you and explain myself.

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30 THINGS TO DO BEFORE I TURN 30

30 Things to do before I turn 30 #30things #30yearsold #thirty #almostherblog #todolist

  As some of you might know, I recently celebrated my 29th Birthday. Although I thoroughly enjoyed the extra friend and family time that I received that week, the impending fear about closing in on my thirties still taunted me. So, in an effort to make the most out of the last year in my twenties […]

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A Tribute to the Best Car in the World

My car has all of the great qualities that I look for in a good friend. It’s reliable, comfortable, in it for the long haul, knows all of my secrets, lets me sing out loud, a little flashy with the red color,  and hasn’t ever let me down. It’s safe to say that I’m wildly attached […]

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I took a week off of exercising and here is what happened…

Survival tools. www.almostherblog.com #love #wine #almostherblog

“If I’m gonna take a freezing cold shower in the pitch black I’m at least going to have a shower wine,” I resolved as I headed toward the kitchen with my huge LOVE marquee sign tucked underneath my arm. I set it down before I grabbed my electric wine opener and prayed that even though the […]

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How I Save $$ When Buying Makeup

Makeup Looks from Almost Her Blog

Hello friends! It’s no secret that one of my best loved hobbies is makeup. All of it. Sometimes that can get a little expensive if you are not sure what to watch for so I thought I would pass on the few things that seem to work best for me! (Note: This is not a […]

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2016 Arnold Classic Fun

I was standing in line for the much coveted (and free) protein bars when I first knew something big was about to happen. Seven tall security guards in yellow shirts pushed their way through the crowd shouting, “MOVE to the side people!!! Everyone move!! You guys are not close enough together!! Move it!! MOVE IT!!” […]

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I said I’d be back at 1…but WHICH 1?!

Wedding!!

As some of you may have read in my previous blog posts about my transition into a healthy lifestyle, (Changes) I use the phrase “baby steps” consistently to remind myself to take, or do things, one step at a time. I have to take one day at a time, one meal at a time, and […]

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Naked Smoky Valentine’s Day Look

Valentine's Day Smoky Look #nakedsmoky #valentinesday #smokyeye #valentinemakeup www.almostherblog.com

Before I jump into this I feel like I need to give a little background on this lovely little eyeshadow palette. I first purchased the Naked Smoky palette about 5 months ago at a sale price (and 5x the points at Ulta) with the intention of making this one of my weight loss goal prizes. Once I […]

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Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes

5 month progress photo #progress #motivation #fitness www.almostherblog.com

I’d be lying if I didn’t tell you guys right off the bat that I’m a little nervous about this blog post. I’m stepping quite far out of my comfort zone and sharing a picture of myself that I took today and paired it with a picture I took of myself 5 months ago when […]

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I’m Thinking About Forgiveness

Forgiveness. Almostherblog.com

I don’t know if it’s just me but every time I hear the word “forgiveness” my mind goes straight to the Don Henley song “Heart of the Matter.” So I would like preface this post by saying that “Heart of the Matter” was playing on repeat while I wrote this…Anyway…   In the time between […]

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