3 Tips to Make a Day at Home More Productive

Like most millennials, I work all day and then just want to come home and crawl in bed. This leads to a back up of household chores and adulting to be done.¬†Whether it’s the weekend or a much needed day off work, I look forward to any day I get to spend at home and I typically don’t want to spend it being responsible. However, my avoidant behavior does nothing for the laundry climbing the wall, so I try my best to be sure I have productive days when I’m home. My theory is that if I can get everything done, I can sit around and do nothing; so I stick to some guidelines to make my days at home more productive. Since you all are my online besties, I want to share my tips with all of you: (more…)

GUEST POST: Romantic Spots in St. Louis to Take That Special Someone

February is here, which means Valentine’s day is in a couple of weeks. I always struggle to make good Valentine’s Day plans. I can easily plan a romantic getaway or a low-key sexy night at home, but when it comes to trying to find something in the middle, I’m always lost. Thankfully, I was approached by another blogger to guest post here on Royalty in Reality and he wanted to write about romantic places right here in St. Louis. I don’t see my home city as “romantic”, but with my desire to find a little romance in the gateway to the Midwest, I couldn’t pass up this opportunity. So let’s see what romantic spots in St. Louis, Andy has deemed as perfect: (more…)

3 Facts Everyone Should Know About Makeup

I confessed a while back that I wasn’t much of a makeup wearer, but since I started this blog I’ve been making a greater effort to step my game up. I certainly believe there is a certain level of education necessary when you’re diving into an unknown pool. So I haven’t just been trying to learn about new trends, I’ve also been trying to increase my knowledge about makeup itself. As always, I want to share my new knowledge with all of my Royals, especially those who are also trying to step their makeup game up! (more…)

3 Things You Should Know BEFORE Agreeing to be a Bridesmaid

It’s finally happened, one of your dearest friends is engaged! You’re both over the moon and frantically pinning any wedding related pin you can find.Once the excitement of the moment wears off, she’s got a lot of decisions to make, one of which is selecting the ladies that will stand beside her as she says “I Do”. You check the mail one day and you’ve got the cutest “bridesmaid proposal” from her and now it’s time for you to make a decision. The immediate and natural reaction is to immediately accept, BUT there are three things you should know before agreeing to be a bridesmaid: (more…)

3 Must Shop Places for Decorating on a Budget

One of my guilty pleasures is the Real Housewives franchise, my favorite being Lisa Vanderpump of RH of Beverly Hills. Lisa has a closet to die for and when I’m not wishing I could wake up with her wardrobe, I’m lusting over her magnificent home decor. While I hope to one day have my own house that has its own name, for now I’ll be living it up in my 2 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom apartment. My plan is to make it lust-worthy like Lisa’s, but ya know on my budget. (more…)