HIGHLIGHTERS FOR PALE SKIN | Glow for the {Pale} Gods

Even though 2017 is starting to wind down (but whyyyy is Christmas decor in the stores already?!), highlighting is definitely not going out of style any time soon. With that being said, the coming short, cold days crush any hope I have of not being as pale as Casper the Ghost... so here are my [...]

BUDGET IS A FOUR LETTER WORD | And Other “FUN” Stuff

A continuation of the home building blogs... With this series, I'll keep you updated as we go with insight into the process, and maybe help you make a decision if you're on the fence about building! (Read here for the previous post in this series.) CONCRETE JUNGLE Since we last talked... the dirt hole had [...]

I SAID YES | To The Dress!

Here comes the Briiiiiide! Since we last spoke about wedding planning, you guys... I SAID YES TO TO THE DRESS!!! Planning is ramping up and, while we're still 7-ish months away, there are so many more exciting boxes to check off the list. To catch up on what's happened prior to this point, visit the [...]

ULTA 21 DAYS OF BEAUTY | It’s Back! What To Buy & What To Avoid

The holy grail of Ulta beauty sales is coming back! Their "21 Days of Beauty" is here for the Fall 2017 edition and this is always the sale to find high end makeup at ridiculously discounted prices.If you've never heard of this sale before... either break out or hide your wallet, because the deals are FIRE! [...]

MASKCARA BEAUTY | IIID Foundation Palette Review

I was recently sent the Maskcara IIID Foundation Palette and 30 Second HAC Brush to try out and it promises to deliver time-friendly makeup application as an all-in-one palette with almost everything you need for a full face. In essence, the highlight and contour (where "HAC" comes from) are your foundation, then the blush and [...]

FLOOR PLAN PARTY! | Can You Make It Cat Friendly?

A continuation of the home building blogs... With this series, I'll keep you updated as we go with insight into the process, and maybe help you make a decision if you're on the fence about building!  (Read here for the previous post in this series.) HOW MANY CLOSETS ARE TOO MANY? ASKING FOR A FRIEND... [...]

IS IT FALL YET? | Favorites & Fails

I haven't done a favorites & fails in forever!! A huge chunk of that was "I don't have time" and also, a lot of items were still the same in my daily routine. But now, bum bum BUMMMMMMM (cue dramatic music)... I have new items to talk about with you! While this eyeshadow palette is [...]

VENUES AND VISION | We’re Planning A Wedding!

Since we last spoke about wedding planning... a lot has happened! To recap, Jon and I were engaged in Hawaii on October 28, 2016 and spent the immediate time after that basking in our newfound use of the fiancé title. We honestly didn't do much planning at all for a few months, because we knew [...]

RODAN + FIELDS | Skincare Review

I was recently sent a few items from Rodan + Fields to try out and I'd have to say there are definite hits and misses among the bunch. This was my first time trying anything associated with R+F besides the breakout Proactiv products (which I wasn't a fan of) that Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. [...]

DRUGSTORE MUST HAVES | THE TOP 10 {CHEAP BUT BRILLIANT} ITEMS YOU NEED

If you guys have been following me for some time, then it's no secret I love a killer beauty deal, even more so when it's cheap AND amazing. Beauty doesn't have to break the bank, and while I do have splurge items I can't live without, there are brilliant beauty items in the world for [...]