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My 5 Favorites for Dry Skin

Something happens to your skin as you age. It just starts drying up and believe me it’s not fun. Not at all. In fact, it’s kind of annoying. I’ve been dealing with dry skin for a while now and I’ve been trying to figure out other ways to deal with it—besides hydrating with lots of water. My face and my hands seem to get the driest, especially this winter. Even to the point where I had scaly patches. Basically, I’m just about over it. And because I love you guys, I wanted to share some cruelty-free beauty products I just started…

New Year, New Beauty Goals | Giveaway (Closed)

I’m sitting here in awe. I can not believe how fast the year has flown by. Now, I’m not one to make resolutions, but I’m always up for creating a few goals for myself. And in this case, it’s all about beauty goals. Just so you know, 2016 has been the first year where I’ve really ventured out and tried a few beauty trends—thanks to my friends and favorite brands. I know what I like and what works for me. But, I want to make a few new beauty goals starting now. So, here we go: My #1 goal is to be…

Holiday Giveaway | Lane Bryant Gift Card (Closed)

Who’s stressing out a little bit on finding the perfect gear to ring in 2017? I know…I know. I started thinking about it and I wanted to take some of that stress away. For this I enlisted the help of one of my favorites—Lane Bryant of course! They’re helping to spread the holiday cheer with at $100 Lane Bryant gift card. Grab some hot cocoa and take a look at their Party Essentials section. Not going to lie, it’s the page I’ve been stalking the most on their website. No matter what your plans are that night, I think you’d be…

Holiday Style Inspiration | Part I

Are you struggling with outfit ideas this holiday season? Believe me, you’re not alone. It’s a constant and real struggle for me…as I blankly stare into my closet. So, as I was strolling through my Instagram feed this morning, I saw that some of the stylish ladies I follow were already rocking some amazing holiday looks. They offered up some much needed inspiration. That’s also when I got the bright idea to share them with you here. If you aren’t already following them…please do! Yes, all of the looks below contain velvet, sequins, or shimmer. Those are my holiday style…

What I’ve Learned in 10 Years of Marriage

Growing up, I never wanted to get married. All I wanted to do was travel the world as a photojournalist. Hopping from country to country with no obligations to anyone. That was the dream. Then as a teenager, I saw the inevitable happen between my parents. I always knew deep down inside that they would be divorced one day. And sure enough, it happened as they neared their 20th wedding anniversary. This solidified it for me and I continued to vow to myself that I would never ever get married. That was until I met him. I fought so hard…

Holiday Giveaway | Beauty Gift Sets (Closed)

Not sure if you guys have noticed or not, but the holidays are here! Yessssssss! My favorite time of the year is in full effect and I love nothing more than being merry and spreading some of that cheer. So, I asked my friends over at ULTA Beauty if they could help me give you guys a chance to win some of my favorite beauty goodies. It’s just my way of saying Happy Holidays! These goodies I’ve giving away happen to be some of the hottest beauty gift sets on the ULTA web site right now. If you’re looking for a…

Tis’ the Season to Sparkle

I may have a thing for sequins and all things that shine. And as the holidays get closer and closer, I just know that all I’m going to want to wear is something that sparkles. There’s nothing wrong with that right? I was wandering around Shopbop, cause there’s a SALE guys, and I was inspired to gather up a few things that caught my eye. I even ran over and found a few plus size favorites that could definitely rock my holidays…in only the best way possible. Which of my picks below are your favorites? **This post may contain affiliate…

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