• Beauty,  Humor,  Just Plain Southern

    43 Things Only Girls With Curly Hair Understand

    43 Things Only Girls With Curly Hair Understand Living here in the South, in case y’all didn’t know, it’s HUMID! Not just a little humid, it is tropical rain forest humid. For those of us with curly hair (that would be me) this is not conducive to a “good hair day”. People have told me for years to “work with what you have”, meaning if you have curly hair you should embrace it and wear your hair curly. For me, this means that I should just realize that I will never have a good hair day until that one or two days of the year where the humidity is below…

  • Homemade Hand Sanitizer made with alcohol, aloe vera gel and essential oils. Combat cold, flu and coronavirus #handsanitizer
    Beauty,  Children,  Health,  Life After 50

    Homemade Hand Sanitizer

    We will show you how to make your own homemade hand sanitizer that works just as well as the store-bought types. With it being cold and flu season, many people add hand sanitizer to their shopping lists. Older adults, children and people with compromised immune systems are the ones that are at the greatest risk of not being able to fight off colds, and flu (if they became infected). The best thing we can all do is make sure to wash our hands often! Very Very Often! Sometimes washing our hands just isn’t an option though. So what do we do then? We use hand sanitizer! This homemade hand sanitizer…

  • It's time for flip flops, sandals, strappy heels again. Take the Open Toed Shoe Pledge. Womens shoes, womens sandals, #sandals #flipflops #womensshoes
    Beauty,  Humor

    The Open Toed Shoe Pledge

    The Open Toed Shoe Pledge Alright Ladies, it’s that time of the year again.  For y’all  here in the South, this is a year long thing. Just a friendly reminder!! Please raise your big toes and repeat after me: (The Open Toed Shoe Pledge)… As a member of the Cute Girl Sisterhood, I pledge to follow the Rules when wearing sandals and other open-toe and open heel shoes: I promise to always wear sandals that fit. My toes will not hang over and touch the ground, nor will my heels spill over the backs. And the sides and tops of my feet will not pudge out between the straps. I…

  • What if I told you there are 5 things you can do before getting out of bed that will change your day? Would you do them? | lifestyle | sleep | hydration | stretching | yoga | smile | intentions | living your best life | gratitude | Aging | menopause | attitude of gratitude | Two Southern Sweeties | #gratitude #lifechanging
    Beauty,  Health,  Life After 50,  The Second Act

    5 Things To Do Before Getting Out Of Bed

    Two Southern Sweeties 5 Things To Do Before Getting Out Of Bed What if I told you there are 5 things you can do before getting out of bed that will change your day? Would you do them? Would you at least try doing them for a week or so? When I was younger I used to just pop out of bed and go about my day. It never occurred to me that there could be a proper or good way to start my day and that I wouldn’t even have to leave my bed to do it. Now that I am older, I try to do things at a…

  • younger clearer brighter skin at home
    Beauty,  Health,  Life After 50,  Tips

    Younger, Clearer, Brighter Skin At Home?? Yes!!

    Younger skin in the privacy of your own home? Yes {{ Our blog posts contain affiliate links. These don’t cost you anything, but they allow us to continue running this site and providing free content for our readers.} Most every woman, and some men, that I know are looking for that little something that will make them look younger. As we get older our skin starts to lose some of its elasticity and becomes less moist and dewy than it had been. Many of us have even more damage to our time in the sun when we were younger. Oh, and let’s not forget about adult break-outs and age spots.…

  • Are You A Mermaid or aWhale
    Beauty,  Health,  Life Lessons

    Mermaid Or Whale?

    A while back, at the entrance of a gym, there was a picture of a very thin and beautiful woman. The caption was “This summer, do you want to be a mermaid or a whale?” The story goes, a woman (of clothing size unknown) answered the following way which can be found below. For some reason, women seem to have a huge amount of undue pressure placed on them by the media, society and more importantly themselves, to look a certain way. If you are reading this and you have never felt this pressure, you are truly a blessed person. As someone who has struggled with my weight all my…