FabFitFun | Spring 2015 Spoiler

We’ve got it! Our first spoiler for the FabFitFun Spring 2015 box!

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I love scarfs! And I especially love receiving them in my subscription boxes. At first glance these scarfs didn’t seem like they’d be my style. However looking at them more I think they will be PERFECT for spring. I am really crossing my fingers for the Watercolor design! What do you think of our first spoiler?

Subscribers will be billed on March 9 and boxes will begin to ship on March 23. Not subscribed? FabFitFun is a quarterly subscription box costing $49.99/quarter use the  coupon code NEW5 to get $5 off your first box and FREE shipping.

POPSUGAR Must Have Box | March 2015 Spoilers

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Earlier this month PopSugar released this small spoiler. They informed us of the theme of the March Must Have Box; Renewal. Citrus. Fresh. Traveling. Sounds like an AMAZING month to me!

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Thanks to MSA we have our first product spoiler, and I couldn’t be more excited!! Every box will include the Bliss Micromagic Microdermabrasion Treatment ($48). I absolutely love Bliss, and was just about to run out and purchase a new exfoliator; so I am incredibly happy this will be included in the box!

What are your thoughts on our first few spoilers? What else do you think we’ll see in this month’s box?

PopSugar Must Have Box is a monthly lifestyle box that includes items  curated by POPSUGAR Editor in Chief Lisa Sugar. The cost is $39.95/month, but make sure to use the coupon code MUSTHAVE5 to receive $5 off your first box!

Click this link to see last month’s box –  POPSUGAR Must Have Box February 2015

Birchbox | February 2015

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Do you see the beauty that is my February Birchbox?! I am so in love.

Here is what I received in my box this month –

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theBalm cosmetics Read My Lips Lip Gloss –

Full size (0.3 oz) | $15

Sample Size (.08 oz) | $4

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Paula’s Choice Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant

Full Size (4 oz) | $26

Sample Size (1 oz) | $6.50

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PARLOR by Jeff Chastain Moisturizing Sea Salt Spray

Full Size (4.9 fl oz) | $24

Sample size (1 fl oz) | $4.90

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Juicy Couture Hollywood Royal

Full Size (2.5 oz) | (2.5 oz) $72

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Gilchrist & Soames London Collection Shower Gel

Full Size (8 oz) | $16

Sample Size (1 oz) | $2

Spent: $10

Value: $18.84

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Dealing with Anxiety

We’ve all been there, the moments where we have such heightened emotions, our throat swells up, we get sweaty, we fell as if our heart is going to jump out of our chest. We all get anxiety for many reasons, stress, looking forward to exciting moments, fear, anticipation; dealing with anxiety can be incredibly hard. Recently I’ve been having many moments of severe anxiety. It makes it so hard to get through work, my classes, house work, etc. Everything feels like it’s pilling up on each other and there is no way out. At times all I want to do is scream, cry, curl up in to a big ball on my bed and sleep forever. I know I am not the only one out there that deals with this, I feel like everyone does at some time or another.  I wanted to share some tips that have helped me get through these times.

1. Take A Breather

We all have so much on our plates; work, school, relationships. Take a few moments to step back and breath. Take a bath, do some yoga, lay in bed, read a book, listen to some music, go on a walk, sit, just relax. It’s so important to just take a few moments to be just with yourself and not constantly on the go with whatever you have to do next.

2. Be Positive 

So much of anxiety can come from constantly telling yourself, “I can’t get through this”, “I’m not good enough”,  “I should have done this better”, etc. We all tell ourselves this, but you know what, you CAN get through this, you ARE good enough, and you did the best you can, plus as you know better you do better. Be positive with yourself. This might sound ridiculous but look in a mirror and tell yourself how GREAT you are. We constantly are surrounded by so much negativity, don’t allow yourself to put yourself down.

3. Talk With Someone

When I’m incredibly anxious I feel like I’m a balloon that is about to get over inflated and about to pop, when I take the time to get everything off my mind it allows me to deflate. Find someone or something to get everything off your chest; a friend, family member, spouse, boyfriend, girlfriend, dog, blog, writing, anything that you can dump all your thoughts on. Just find someone or something to get everything off your chest.

4. Cut Back On Caffeine 

So this one is a bit painful for me to say. I love me some coffee, all day, everyday. But I have really found that when I’m going through times with really bad anxiety my little heart can’t take the caffeine! It causes my anxiety to skyrocket. The days I find myself having high anxiety and I drink coffee, my heart pounds like crazy, I constantly am shaking, and I can never get to sleep. If you are a heavy caffeine drinker like me and are suffering with anxiety try just having a small cup in the morning and drink something else for the rest of the day! It’ll do you wonders!

5. Do Something That Makes You Happy !

Take some time and do something that makes you happy; cook, clean, hike, take pictures, write, swim, go on a date, watch a movie, play with your dog, go on a weekend trip, take a drive, find whatever you love to do and do it! Being anxious can cause you to become seriously unhappy, try to overcome this by doing something that you love; and most important focus on that moment and nothing else.

About My Life | In Photos

I was a crazy, lucky, spoiled, snotty and very blessed child. I spent a ton of my time with my best friend, my cousin Lizzy.
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My sister is an an amazing women and has always been my role model (she is one tough cookie)! We are quite a few years a part, so growing up she was in college, traveling or starting here career across the country, and now across the world! I cherish every moment I get to see her.

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I adore my family. They fill my life with so much love, support and laughs.

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Here is a moment that changed my life forever, my first date at 16 with my future husband.

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And a year later, we’re engaged!

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This wasn’t just a big day because I was done with high school, but because in just two short months I would be getting married, and moving away from all my family.

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We each gained a new wonderful family that day. 
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And then it was time for us to start our story.

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Moving day. 12 hours drive to our new home.
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Honeymoon time.

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We are so lucky to live near our nephews, I cherish them to pieces.

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And three years later, I fall more and more in love everyday

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Recently we added a perfect little edition to our family, say hello to Piper!

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And now we enjoy each day, until our next adventure.
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POPSUGAR Must Have Box February 2015 Spoilers!

Every month I eagerly await seeing what will be in my POPSUGAR Must Have Box! It kills me a bit that they don’t release spoilers! So we end up having to wait until someone receives their box. Thanks to My Subscription Addiction we have our spoilers for this month’s box!!!

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ACME Party Box Company Bamboo Heart Cutting Board & Cheese Knife – Value $32

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Figs & Rouge 100% Natural Balm – Value $8

Bauble Bar Mini Arrow Pendant Necklace (picture above is not exact, but we will receive a similar necklace) – Value $32

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U.S. Apothecary Rose Water Bubble Bath – Value $30

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Chuao Chocolatier Ravishing – Value $6

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Tarte Cosmetics Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush – Value $26

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Sally Beauty FingerPaints Nail Color  – Value $5.50

I am officially so excited to receive my box this month! It seems very fitting for the month of love! What product are you most excited for?

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