Makeup and Self Portraits.

Yesterday was an interesting day, but it at least was a killer makeup day. I tried quite a few new products, like my jumbo UD setting spray, my NYX super nude colored gloss, and the famed RCMA powder. On top of all that, I also tried a few new techniques, like using my Becca highlight…

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5 Reasons Fall is Way Better Than Summer.

Guys, I am so sick of summer. This season messes with me on many, many levels. I have a serious need for autumn and all the beauty and brilliance that accompanies it. For anyone wondering, fall is the best time of year… especially compared to summer. Pro of fall: New schedule. As both a school teacher…

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How I Care for My Bleached and Damaged Hair.

Last summer I made the horrible decision to go blonde. I was dying my hair red for two years leading up to my wedding last May, and I had decided that after we came back from the honeymoon, I’d stop destroying my poor hair. But I figured that if I wanted to stop damaging my hair, I…

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My Blogging Goals (while making a living).

While life has gotten continually busier and more hectic, blogging has been fighting to stay in my life. It’s so hard to keep things balanced and to prioritize, because currently, blogging should be pretty far down the list. Health, work, sleep, time with Drew, friends and family, and now possibly school? All things that trump…

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100 Things That Make Me Happy.

When I first thought of this post, I thought maybe I should do 4 things that make me happy this 4th. Then the list grew to fifty. And before I knew it, I had listed out 100 things that make me happy! It was so therapeutic and uplifting to recall and be thankful for all…

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Blog Stalking // Sea of Shoes.

I am a very new fan and stalker of Jane Aldridge’s blog, Sea of Shoes. I actually came across it through Bloglovin just this past weekend. But I literally, instantly fell head over heals in love with the twenty-three year old’s website. Since then I have spent an exorbitant amount of time browsing through her hundreds of…

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How to Cut Your Husband’s Hair.

Happy Sunday everyone! I hope you guys are having an enjoyable weekend, I know I am. With these gloomy, snuggly days, I’ve felt rejuvenated and well rested. It doesn’t hurt that I’m looking forward to a four day work week coming up, which will be even easier as it’s going to be dedication and spirit week…

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Turning My Life Into a Pinterest Board // Beauty.

I mentioned recently in a post about my daily makeup routine, that I don’t really wear a lot of makeup. What I didn’t mention was that, not only am I extremely lazy when it comes to makeup, but I can’t remember the last time I did anything with my hair either! I wash it, air…

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Turning My Life Into a Pinterest Board.

I’ve always been a goal oriented person. A list maker, a planner, a dreamer. I’ve always known what I wanted and set out at full speed to accomplish it. I even have daily, monthly, and yearly to-do lists that have and still do motivate and remind me how to create success. I had my perfect five, ten,…

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Dry Shampoo // My new best friend.

Welcome back! I have discovered something wonderful this weekend. The other night, I bought my first bottle of dry shampoo. And it is now my new best friend. I’m not going to beat around the bush, my hair gets really greasy, really easily, really quickly. If I don’t shower daily, my hair revolts and get…

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