Blueberry Muffin Smoothie

Blueberry Muffin Smoothie

Do you ever have those mornings when all you want is something to satisfy your sweet tooth? You consider running to the donut shop or the local coffee joint for that sugary pastry or drink, but you tell yourself you shouldn’t. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, after all, and it should … Read More

Why I Don’t Run and What I Do Instead

Why I Don’t Run and What I Do Instead

Ok, nothing against all the runners out there, but it just isn’t my thing. I don’t enjoy it. And that’s it, that’s the reason I don’t run.But in all honesty, I’ve tried running many, many times. I was a student athlete in high school, so sprints, short runs, and running stairs were a regular occurrence … Read More

Bare-Faced

Bare-Faced

It has been way too long since I have posted anything on The Lazy and Beautiful. Life gets in the way and I felt like I lost my voice for a while. Between graduating with my Bachelors degrees to, rather unexpectedly, starting graduate school, I’ve been a little lost lately. I lost track of my … Read More

The Holy Grail of Facial Care

The Holy Grail of Facial Care

Okay guys. I found it. A perfect facial cleanser. I have struggled with combination skin and acne since I was about twelve, and it seemed like absolutely nothing helped. I tried ProActive, Neutrogena, and a variety of off-the-wall products. While they all had their benefits, none of them were perfect. If one helped with my … Read More

So You Had A Bad Day…

So You Had A Bad Day…

Or you woke up on the wrong side of the bed. Or you’re just particularly cranky. Well, I have a few tips to help you out. I’m by no means “Little Miss Sunshine”, but I’ve had my share of challenging days, too many of which I made no effort to improve. Lately, however, that has … Read More

An Important Message

An Important Message

  Today was a good day. I got a full night’s sleep, ate a healthy breakfast, and even got a good workout in. But aside from all of that, I was genuinely happy. Having been going a million miles a minute for the last couple weeks, I’ve been utterly exhausted. I would try to look … Read More