My 2018 Christmas Wishlist

My 2018 Christmas Wishlist

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This Christmas, all I want is to feel the true spirit of the holidays. To me, feeling festive means spending quality time with family and…

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Getting Into the Holiday Spirit

Getting Into the Holiday Spirit

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] I’m going to be honest here. With Christmas only 15 days away from today, I have to admit that I’ve been having a hard…

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My Most Epic Failures as a Fashion Blogger

My Most Epic Failures as a Fashion Blogger

Why? I’d create a short The World of Fashion Blogging: What Not to Do guide to keep as a reference. I’m a firm believer in failing…

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2018 Holiday Gift Guide: Luxury Beauty Lover

2018 Holiday Gift Guide: Luxury Beauty Lover

SLIP FOR BEAUTY SLEEP slip™ for beauty sleep White & Pink Collection For the ultimate luxury beauty lover in your life, this silk pillowcase and…

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Christmas Gift Guide: For the Skincare Junkie

Christmas Gift Guide: For the Skincare Junkie

Happy last weekend of the Sephora Holiday Bonus Beauty Insider Sale! You’re probably sick of me talking all-things Sephora, but you have to know that…

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Fall Edition: As Of Late, I’ve Been…

Fall Edition: As Of Late, I’ve Been…

Can you believe Thanksgiving is next week already?! I feel like I have so much to do, but on the brightside, I already started shopping…

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How to Create a Self-Care Kit for Someone You Love

How to Create a Self-Care Kit for Someone You Love

As you know, a big part of wellness is self-care. And if you know someone who has a difficulty in taking some “me time” and want…

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How I Practice Self-Care

How I Practice Self-Care

Earlier this year, I shared what I learned on my day off from work. Essentially, it was the first time I intentionally took time off…

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Authenticity: What It Means to Be Yourself

Authenticity: What It Means to Be Yourself

This is me. Actually, this is the silly side of me. Still me though. And if I’m being real, this really is me when I’m…

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Summer Reflections: Life Update

Summer Reflections: Life Update

I’m feeling incredibly refreshed, excited and more than ready for the future than I’ve ever been my whole life. And what have I decided my…

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Top 5 Best Skincare Essentials You Need to Pack In Your Travel Beauty Kit

Top 5 Best Skincare Essentials You Need to Pack In Your Travel Beauty Kit

As you know, skincare is a huge part of my daily routine. In the past, I didn’t put much thought into what to bring when…

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Facet of Change: What’s Next for She Sweats Diamonds

Facet of Change: What’s Next for She Sweats Diamonds

Today, SSD is just like a diamond, a multi-faceted blog where I write about faith, fashion, wellness, beauty, personal growth and leadership. Since my health…

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Transformation Thursday: June 2018

Transformation Thursday: June 2018

And just like that, we’re back for our monthly Transformation Thursday series! Once again, this month’s post is more blogger-focused so if you’re a new or aspiring…

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13 Ways to Simplify Your Life

13 Ways to Simplify Your Life

I’ve been feeling on edge lately, like everything is coming at me all at once. Just thinking of it makes me feel like I’m going…

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10 Things You Need to Know Before Starting Your Blog

10 Things You Need to Know Before Starting Your Blog

I say this because the delay of my consistent, heart-driven blogging came from my fear of success and caring too much about other people’s opinions….

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What Being a Fashion Blogger Has Taught Me

What Being a Fashion Blogger Has Taught Me

It’s no secret that blogging is my true love. I even love blogging about blogging, haha! Within these last 18 months, I’ve shared some blogging lessons,…

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Treat Yourself: Self-Care Routine and Essentials

Treat Yourself: Self-Care Routine and Essentials

A few weeks ago, I talked about my first intentional self-care day. Since then, I’ve been working on how I can improve at taking more…

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Transformation Thursday: May 2018

Transformation Thursday: May 2018

And just like that, I’m a week late on the halfway mark of 2018’s Transformation Thursday series, haha! In my defense, my back office wasn’t letting me…

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Coffee Date No. 17: Summer Season

Coffee Date No. 17: Summer Season

Happy Monday!!! And just like that, this is our halfway-through-2018 coffee date with each other! It’s June, guys. J-U-N-E!!! This year has gone by way faster than…

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It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

I’m currently sitting in a Starbucks here in Dallas writing this post and let me tell you, this post is as real-time as it gets….

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Intentionally Evolving

Intentionally Evolving

A few weeks ago, I talked about being apologetically me. I’m not going to lie, I re-read my post over and over again. After the…

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5 Inspirational Home Decor Instagram Accounts to Follow

5 Inspirational Home Decor Instagram Accounts to Follow

I’ve been loving finding and following home decor Instagram accounts lately. So for a little short Monday Motivation post, I’m going to share some of my…

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Unapologetically Me

Unapologetically Me

When I first started writing this post, I wasn’t sure of what the title would be. All I knew was that I wanted to be…

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How to Balance Blogging With a Full-time Job

How to Balance Blogging With a Full-time Job

I often get asked how I balance blogging with a full-time job and make it look so easy. I usually laugh because here’s the thing:…

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Transformation Thursday: April 2018

Transformation Thursday: April 2018

Transformation Thursday is back once again so let’s get started so I can share with you my finds for the month of April! Article – Skincare (2…

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What I Learned On My Day Off From Work

What I Learned On My Day Off From Work

Lace Tee (only a few sizes left in black!) | Jeans (old; eyeing these skinny jeans) | Manicure done in OPI Bubble Bath (nail polish purchased…

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Coffee Date Number 16: Real Talk

Coffee Date Number 16: Real Talk

Happy Monday, friends!!! It’s crazy to think that I let an entire month go by without having a coffee date with you! I’ve been so busy with…

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Transformation Thursday: March 2018

Transformation Thursday: March 2018

Oh don’t mind me, I’m just two weeks late on this monthly Transformation Thursday post, but you’ll forgive me right? If I’m listening close enough, I think…

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Coffee Date No. 15: Easter Traditions

Coffee Date No. 15: Easter Traditions

Happy Good Friday, friends!!! I cannot believe Spring is in full-swing, flowers are blooming (bluebonnets are starting to pop up here in Dallas) and that…

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Where I’ve Been Lately…

Where I’ve Been Lately…

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Not going to lie. This is one of those posts where I don’t know what to say after being gone from the blog for so…

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Coffee Date No. 14: Spring Fever

Coffee Date No. 14: Spring Fever

Happy Friday Eve, guys!!! Can you believe we’re mid-way through March already?! Apparently, it was nice outside last weekend. I wouldn’t know because I’ve been…

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Transformation Thursday: February 2018

Transformation Thursday: February 2018

Today is all about resources I’ve found within the last month to help you live a better life now and in the future! Let’s dive…

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Happy One Year Blogiversary, She Sweats Diamonds!

Happy One Year Blogiversary, She Sweats Diamonds!

Let me preface by saying that I did make an effort by curling my hair for these photos, haha! However, my shiny and wavy hair…

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Coffee Date No. 13: Happy Love Month!

Coffee Date No. 13: Happy Love Month!

Happy Monday, guys!!! And just like that, the first month of 2018 is over. I have a feeling that this year will go by fast, but…

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Transformation Thursday: January 2018

Transformation Thursday: January 2018

Happy February, loves!!! Ya’ll the first Transformation Thursday post of 2018 is here!!! Say whuttt?! Was it me or did January felt like it was crawling and went…

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Three Reasons Why I Will Never Say “Good Luck”

Three Reasons Why I Will Never Say “Good Luck”

I’m not going to lie. The word ‘luck’ makes me cringe. I mean, look at the definition: luck [luhk] noun 1. the force that seems…

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What I Learned During My First Year of Blogging

What I Learned During My First Year of Blogging

She Sweats Diamonds hit the one year mark last Friday! I’ve had so much fun in my corner of the internet that it all seems…

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Coffee Date No. 12: Hello Winter!

Coffee Date No. 12: Hello Winter!

Happy Monday, guys!!! Christmas and New Year celebrations are over just as quickly as they came and I can’t believe we already have the first…

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8 Things I’m Looking Forward to This Winter

8 Things I’m Looking Forward to This Winter

Happy Friday, friends! I had a lot of fun sharing with you things I looked forward to in the fall, so here I am revisiting this…

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My 2017 Achievements

My 2017 Achievements

I feel like I’ve achieved a lot more this year than previous years. My focus on staying consistent and keeping things simple really paid off…

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My Favorite Purchases of 2017

My Favorite Purchases of 2017

No sense in waiting, so let’s dive into the fun part! SKINCARE Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Alpha Beta(R) Peel Extra Strength Daily Peel I discovered…

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Happy 2018!!!

Happy 2018!!!

Wow, I cannot believe that another new year is upon us! 2017 was oh SO good to me. Last year (I can’t believe I’m already…

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2017: Moments of the Year

2017: Moments of the Year

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Ahhh! I cannot believe 2018 is creepin’ up on us so fast, you guys! Anyway, as we close out 2017, I wanted to share some…

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Transformation Thursday: December 2017

Transformation Thursday: December 2017

I know what you’re thinking. What? Another Transformation Thursday already?! Yup. I know, right??? This year has flown by so fast that I don’t even know what…

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12 Things I Learned in 2017

12 Things I Learned in 2017

I hope you all are having a great time with your families this weekend! I don’t expect much traffic with this blog post, but in…

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Merry Christmas!!!

Merry Christmas!!!

Merry Christmas, loves!!! Today’s post is going to be short and sweet because as you’re reading this, I’m with my mom, brother and family making…

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Christmas Gift Guide: Homebody / TV Binger

Christmas Gift Guide: Homebody / TV Binger

Not going to lie, as I get older, I’m becoming more and more of a homebody. It’s not like I have cable to watch shows…

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Why You Should Never Buy Instagram Followers or Likes

Why You Should Never Buy Instagram Followers or Likes

  Earlier this year, I talked about Instagram best practices. What I’m about to talk about in today’s post is quite possibly my biggest pet peeve…

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Christmas Gift Guide: Jetsetter

Christmas Gift Guide: Jetsetter

On an earlier travel post this year, I talked about some essentials for travel. Almost a year later, I wanted to share some gift ideas…

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Transformation Thursday: November 2017

Transformation Thursday: November 2017

And we’re back with Transformation Thursday! This month has gone by quicker than I expected. In a sense, I’m ready for the holidays and in a…

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