Showing posts from May, 2014

How to dye your hair two tones, red on top and black underneath.

So… at one point recent I decided I needed to make SOME kind of change. I needed to do SOMETHING, but I didn’t know what. And I knew that I wanted to something semi-big. As a mother of 2 pretty babies, married and living a very 9-5 life, there wasn’t much I could do. SO… I dyed my hair! BRIGHT RED! It felt empowering! Strong. Awesome. In case you wanna do it too… Here is how: Step 1: Buy your products. -You’ll need Red hair dye for the top. I used Loreal Excellence hiColor Hilights in RED because it would lift the darker color (kind of like bleaching my hair) AND dye it red at the same time. Developer 30. (in the picture, i have the wrong developer next to each hair dye...) -Instead of going BLACK on bottom, I decided to go for a SUPER dark brown. Clairol 3RV/68R Violet Brown... -You need GLOVES (don’t forget these or your hands will get dyed and it will last a LONG time) -a bowl to mix everything in. -and scrunchies/something to separate your air and keep i

My first time trying yoga... and it was HOT yoga!

So… recently ive been on this journey, or…rollercoaster, trying to eat, live, breathe, BE healthier. Its hard… Its hard to be healthy because our schedules are so jam-packed that it seems we have NO time to devote to ourselves, let alone to our health and going to the gym or working out. Not to mention the cost of food, specifically organic and produce! BUT- we NEED to make time to stay healthy. I know I need this. SO… Ive been eating cleaner and have recently decided to try yoga. *Note- I’m a 5’6  180lb women… I’m not long and lean. I have too many rolls around my belly, and my thighs are huge. I have super bad joints and have headaches every day. Lol BUT I needed something. I have this friend who has been going to hot yoga, and one day, after I spent HOURS picking lice out of my daughters head for the 100 th time, and cleaning the house for hours for it to be dirty again before bed, and a 8 hour day at work, and probably an argument with my husband… she text me, “I’