Hi friends! It's most definitely been awhile! Life is busy, as always. I've been working around 30 hours a week in my day job, on top of having two active kiddos and a busy family schedule. 6th grade and 9th grade for our guys now.It's hard to believe that the baby who inspired me to start this blog is now in high school. We moved both of our … [Read more...]

It's pretty easy to fall into the same routine with our makeup. You find something you love, you use it and don't deviate from it, right? I definitely have my favs but I do love when I discover something new that's even better! I'm always reluctant to try something new but I decided that 2018 would be the year I branch out. So far I'm loving it … [Read more...]

Ever wonder what the correct shelf life is for the goodies you have in your makeup bag?  I know that I'm TOTALLY guilt of keeping makeup items way past the shelf life so I recently thought I would look up and get specific answers. Truth be told, I was kind of shocked at how little some makeup products last!  Mascara - 2-3 months.  Out of all … [Read more...]

Hanging out with some friends last night, I asked one of my friends, "What is your foundation?" The coverage on her face was literally gorgeous and I had to ask. Turns out it was e.l.f and "from Target - super cheap!," she told me. I had forgotten how great eyes lip face makeup could be. You can find them in-store at Target but they are also … [Read more...]

Great deals and gifts to be found today on Sephora for only $10 today through the weekend while supplies last! … [Read more...]

For the can't-go-wrong purchase this holiday season, check out the Pin Up Girl Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush Palette on Sephora.com.  It's a great price point of $42 (value of $110) and this is a nice little gift for pretty much anyone who appreciates or wears makeup.   It has some great neutral colors that are great through the fall … [Read more...]

Day three of our family road trip and we're in the car from southern North Carolina and heading to Williamsburg, Virginia. GPS puts today's trip at a little over 4 hours. Hubby's cruising to some music, the kids are watching a movie and I'm playing on the iTunes App Store looking for entertainment. I found this free App from L'oreal called … [Read more...]

Today I'm testing out tarte cosmetics’ lights, cameras, splashes 4-in-1 waterproof mascara, $19.  I got it a few days ago at Sephora and I've been excited to try it out.  I'll admit, I'm not much of a mascara connoisseur.  I'm generally happy with most (unless they are unusually clumpy).  Because of that, I don't tend to spend a lot of money on … [Read more...]

One fun thing about the holiday season - it's a great chance to add a little bling and sparkle to your beauty regime! Here's 5 great eyeshadow picks to add a little zing to get you into the holiday spirit. Degrees of Dazzling, $79 (QVC.com) - 20 different eye shadow minerals from bareMinerals.  Not powder, but smooth & blend able so you can … [Read more...]

Bobbi Brown Rich Chocolate Eye Palette, $52 Urban Decay Vice Palette 2, $59   Urban Decay Basics, $27 NYX Runway Collection 10 Color Eye Shadow Palette, $10 e.l.f Baked Eyeshadow Palette, $10 … [Read more...]