Ruth Elaine Bagwell

My Last Grandmother Died

I lost my maternal grandmother just a few short months after I began this blog. Last year, I lost my paternal grandmother…the one I was really close to. It’s been about six months, and I am thinking about her a great deal right now because Mother’s Day just passed, and her birthday would have been…

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#PlantNite Is The New Girls Night Out in Miami

#PlantNite Is The New Girls Night Out

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had the following conversation with a girlfriend: Me: “It’s been too long we need to get together soon!” Her: “Yes! I’ve been dying for a night out and I miss you.” ….And then radio silence. Because let’s face it, we all like to get together with friends…

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A Peek Inside My Travel Beauty Bag with Flonase Sensimist #SensimistAtCVS #BeGreater

Disclosure: I’m proud to be working with CVS Pharmacy to help spread the word about how to #BeGreater with #SensimistAtCVS. All opinions expressed are my own, and all product claims or program details shared should be verified at or with the appropriate manufacturers. When you’re a curly-haired, 30 something woman with a penchant for allergies, your…

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Décor Like No Other

Everyone’s always looking for a new way to stand out. This comes in many incarnations, from a new haircut to some merch you picked up at a concert for your bedroom. To constantly seek the newest ways to creatively express yourself—give yourself your own look, your own “aesthetic”—is what it means to be human. There…

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