3 Things Couples in Long Term Relationships Argue Over

When a relationship is still shiny and new, we’re in what’s known as the honeymoon stage. You’re spending a lot of time with bae, actively going out of your way to avoid conflict, and can’t imagine that your lover could ever do any wrong. Well eventually that new relationship smell wears off and you seem a lot more aware of little things or habits that irk your soul. Don’t worry, you’re in good company, your relationship (probably) isn’t doomed, and you’ll both live to argue another day. I recently gathered a group of my girlfriends, who have been in relationships for 1-5 years, to investigate the 3 things couples argue over the most. The results were pretty funny, but what became most blatantly clear is that we’re basically all fighting the same battles and I realized all of my Royals probably are too. (more…)

6 Step Guide to Surviving Your Dead End Job

Getting a new job is always exciting. You’re either thrilled about an increase in pay or you’re FINALLY putting your degree to use and following your passion. Days turn into months, months turn into years, and you’re once awesome new job is now a soul sucking torturous place you spend 40 hours each week. Your change of opinion could be for various reasons, but the fact remains that you’re no longer loving it and it feels like a bit of a dead end. Worry not Royals, I’m here to give you a 6 step guide to help you survive your dead end job. (more…)

3 Lessons Taught by Teenagers + Thursday 3 Link Up

As I get older, it seems that I learn lessons in places and situations I least expect. In case you’re new here, when I’m not at my 9 to 5 or working on the blog I’m babysitting. The family I currently babysit for has two children, H and E, and I’ve been with them for the past 2.5 years. H and E are 13 and 11 respectively, so I’ve gotten to watch them grow from basically kids to teenagers. While it is my job to keep them safe, get them from point A to point B, and be a positive role model while in my care, I realized last night that they have had quite the impact on my life these past couple of years. (more…)

St. Louis Fashion Week Caleres Fashion Entrepreneur Competition

Before I entered the world of blogging, I had no clue just how many fashion week events exist. Being a St. Louis native, I knew we had one, but I have never attended any of the events. Well, that’s all changing this year and I’m hoping to take two of my readers with me! I will be attending the Caleres Fashion Entrepreneur Competition, a “fashion-meets-Shark-Tank style event”. (more…)

Review of IndianHair.Net Hair Extensions

Exactly one year ago, I set out on a journey to be a naturalista. I was on a mission to go without applying heat to my hair. I tried perm rods. flat twists, and even a puff, but concluded that wearing natural hairstyles required WAY too much time and effort for me. After that short journey, I returned back to the world of weave (or extensions if you want to be politically correct). For my latest hairstyle, I decided to order hair from IndianHair.Net, but before I dive in to my review I want provide a little extra information about hair extensions in general. (more…)