Oh. My. Goodness. MAC Cosmetics, you've done it again. I am so in love with this new MAC Holiday 2017 collection. I'm not going to lie. I haven't purchased any of MAC's Holiday Collections for the past several years. I've just been disappointed. Plus, I'm not one for bright colors or kitschy cartoon packaging. But... … Continue reading MAC Holiday 2017 Snow Ball Review
It finally happened. I was standing in my local grocery store and it hit me. I HAD to have some chocolate. This craving didn’t even bother me at all during my Whole30 journey. (Read more about my Whole30 journey here.) But here it was. Several weeks (if not MONTHS) later... back with a vengeance. I … Continue reading Healthy Chocolate
I have a really large family. On my mom's side, I am the fourth oldest of 16 grandkids. Needless to say, family events are madness. I remember being at my grandma's house for Christmas Eve as a little girl. She always had a stocking for each of us grandkids hanging on her mantle. Eventually, the … Continue reading Stocking Stuffers – Cute AND Easy!
It's almost time for Holiday parties! There will be tons of cookies, cakes, and other yummy but non allergy-friendly foods at every event for the next few weekends. I always like to bring something to gatherings that I know I can eat. That way, I can bring something to share, and guarantee that there is … Continue reading Rosemary Roasted Cashews
Holiday parties are one of my favorite events of the year. I love getting dressed up, wearing something awesome, and doing full on makeup. Not that I don't do full on makeup every day. But I love being able to take my time and be a little #extra. This year, it's all about the sparkle. … Continue reading Holiday Party Makeup Ideas
I travel a lot for work. I love traveling and I love hotels. But I also love having my favorite things while I'm out on the road. As a notorious over-packer, I've turned packing into an art form. I do everything I can to organize the chaos. One of the girls on my team calls … Continue reading What I Pack In My Travel Bag
Working in fashion, sometimes I walk into a store and see something and I think "How many people thought that was a good idea?" I think about all of the processes and procedures it takes to get a product from concept to stores. Sometimes I go full seasons without buying any trend pieces because the … Continue reading Glitter Christmas Ornaments DIY
I have a not so secret love for Victoria's Secret. Every year I watch the Fashion Show and imagine what it must be like to be strutting down that catwalk to some awesome music wearing the most incredible wings I've ever seen. If only I were 10 inches taller. Sigh. No pair of shoes in … Continue reading My Victoria’s Secret Favorites
I strive to live my life by a quote from one of my high school teachers. He said "Every job you have in life is borrowed. There was someone who did it before you, and there will be someone who will do it after you. Your job is to leave things a little bit nicer … Continue reading Best Nordstrom Beauty Gifts Under $25
Alright guys... It's almost game time. The biggest day of the year. The Super Bowl of shopping. Black Friday! In fact, it's one of my favorite days of the year. But, I do have to be honest with you. I have never done the Thanksgiving night Black Friday stand in line thing. I do all … Continue reading The Best Black Friday Sales 2017
You guys are going to think I am crazy, but I am obsessed with Ugg Duffield robes and blankets. As soon as I get home from work, I put on some comfy clothes and my robe and curl up with my blanket on the couch. Lounging in my robe on the weekends feels downright luxurious. … Continue reading My Little Luxury – Ugg Duffield Robe and Blanket
We all know hydration is important. "Drink eight 8oz glasses of water a day!" "Eat water-based foods like celery and watermelon!" The more water we drink, the more efficiently our bodies work. Hydration = healthy. Therefore, since your skin is the largest organ in your body, the same logic applies! Moisturizers are our first line … Continue reading Moisturizers – Hydrating Your Skin Is Important!