I’m Back (Sort of) – What I’ve Been up to

I committed to being back by the end of July and I’m squeaking in just on the last day! ๐Ÿ˜› First, I want to thank you all for the Birthday wishes! ๐Ÿ˜€ I had a great birthday! My SO and I baked a cake… a Betty Crocker boxed cake in the Cherry Chip flavour. It’s a nostalgic flavour for me as I remember having it at birthday parties when I was little! I don’t have great photos of the masterpiece but here’s what a slice looked like:

It turned out really well for our first ever baking attempt! ๐Ÿ˜€ (It’s not fancy like the ones I see online but it’s the taste that counts, right?) Aside from my birthday, during my time away from blogging, I’ve been doing some fun stuff…

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Birthday Break

A quick note to let you know that I’ll be taking a short break from blogging, just in time for my birthday which is tomorrow! ๐Ÿ˜€

I’ve been busy lately and haven’t been able to devote time to writing or photographing for the blog but I plan to be back in a few weeks! I’ll still be reading and commenting on blogs in the meantime. ๐Ÿ™‚

30 Day Masking Challenge

No one gave me this challenge but I just decided to do it out of curiosity. Would using a mask every single day truly help my skin?

I focused on using single-use sheet or clay masks for the whole month of June. ย [warning: long post]

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Birthday Swap with Joyce, my Birthday Twin!

It’s NOT my birthday yet, but neither Joyce nor myself could wait to post this, so we’re showing our swap a week and one day before our actual birthdays. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Yes, Joyce of Local Girl Foreign Land and I share a birthday! ย It’s next Tuesday July 11th! ๐Ÿ˜€ ย Here’s a glimpse at what Joyce sent:

๐Ÿ˜ I’m so excited to dig into everything! Let’s have a closer look:

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