The Perfect Cup Of Tea

Hey guys, quick post tonight! It’s finally just hit me that it’s January… and it’s cold! I guess it was the unseasonably warm December but I’m finally hitting that winter “rut” where I’m always cold and tired & all I want to do is eat and sleep and drink warm things… Funny thing, just as…

Surprising Uses For Coffee

You’ve known your Starbucks order since you were 15 (grande iced skinny vanilla latte please). But did you know you can also use coffee for seasoning your food and fertilizing your plants? Read on for more amazing uses for your favorite hot beverage, coffee. Eliminate Odors. Your fish-and-chips dinner party was a hit… and now…

Weekend Living

Happy Friday y’all! In case you weren’t aware, Friday is my favorite day of the week (who doesn’t love the Weekend?) I’m finally slowing down on the job hunt… went on a bunch of interviews this week so now we wait. Both me and Elliott have this weekend so I plan to spend 100% of…

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…

A Fresh Start

So my Friday is on its way to complete. I’ve completed work, hit the gym, declined plans to go to a bar (it’s too damn cold), changed into my boyfriends flannel button-up, and have beer and pizza on the way. I wouldn’t trade this for the world, and right now the world can wait. I…

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The notion of a single “best” liner shade for your eye color is as outdated as eating for your blood type.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.