Healthy Recipes: Italian Roasted Mixed Nuts

Growing up I only are foods that came from a box or can. My diet was TERRIBLE! Eventually all of the beer & pizza ended with me gaining 25 pounds from when I met Elliott in 2011 to 2015. Finally I realized: enough is enough, time to take back my life & start eating healthier….

Bright Makeup For A Grey Day

Hey guys, sorry I haven’t posted in a few days, I’ve had a lack of motivation/inspiration lately I guess. Honestly work has been … difficult.. recently. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve made lots of friends and enjoy working with my direct supervisor but I just don’t think where I am is where I plan to…

Weekend Roundup

I can’t believe tomorrow is Monday again, this weekend flew by! Just thought I’d post a quick update on the past 3 days. I had a cozy Friday at home with the boy, pictured above in my favorite flannel shirt of his (so soft). We watched movies, and i did some spa pampering, followed by…

Monday Night Musings

Today I have been seriously been feeling blah. I know I have no reason to complain given that I have tomorrow off and am just coming home from my Valentine’s retreat but for some reason today I just can’t shake that “down” feeling. Ever get that way? Well I’m never one to dwell on a…

Single or Taken: Simple Ways To Enjoy Valentine’s day.

The clock is ticking! This year is the first year I’m actually doing something special for V-Day, and I’ve celebrated many (single and taken). Valentine’s Day doesn’t need to be all about presents and PDA- though if that’s your thing, it’s the perfect excuse to celebrate. For me, it’s about taking a day to appreciate…

How To Cure A Craving

Today was a verrry long day. It’s Tuesday and the week seems to be dragging on slowly, I’m sure this has to do with the fact that I’m going away on Thursday. Today though, I felt kind of down and I’m not really sure why. Because of this, all morning the vending machine was calling…

7 Ways To “Win” At Valentine’s Day

* Published in Cosmopolitan Febuary 2015 * 1. Keep It “Classy” If you’re not into hella foofy love stuff, snuggle in the back row of intelligent art-house film RoboCop. Seriously though, I would rather just do something small together that we both love.

Eye Shadow And Eye Color

The notion of a single “best” liner shade for your eye color is as outdated as eating for your blood type. But certain shades can intensify your natural eye color and, in some cases, even change its appearance. ¬†Charlotte Tilbury, the makeup artist behind Colour Chameleon Eyeshadow Pencils, offers her color theories. Blue Eyes: “contrasting…

Look Hot Tonight

Happy Friday. Its so cold here i plan to spend the weekend hibernating. Well…maybe. Tomorrow im meeting the Elliott for lunch, shopping and gym. Maybe we’ll meet up with friends tomorrow night but were getting more snow! I can’t complain though, since we’re leaving for our romantic getaway on Thursday! If you are planning to…

Contour 101: Everything You Need To Know.

Today was a rather slow day at work (not complaining at all). I have been able to actually check my phone for messages and communicate with friends during the day which has been great. That brings me to this post idea. My friend texted me asking for advice on contouring, saying that it’s always something…

Winter Weekday Wardrobe

III know about you, but i’ve been very , VERY cold in upstate NY! This all reminded me that i’ve been meaning to post my take on winter’s trendiest looks. Better late than never right? Aside from this quick post, tonight is all about wine, my guilty pleasure Chicago PD, and home made healthy fish…

Why You Need A Go-To Look.

What do Lauren Conrad and Kim Kardashian West have in common? Both have been building their brands using their ambition, charisma, and one very subtle strategy: a signature beauty look. Don’t think of it as just hair and makeup- think of it as your professional PR.