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February 2016

Beauty

Top 5 Beauty Products

Hi Guys! Sorry for the MIA, we went to Disney World this past week, which was so much fun. Right before we went though, we all caught the stomach bug. So between traveling and all of us recovering, I had to wait until I was back in NYC to do my blogging. I can’t wait to share our Disney World pictures and our first Vlog soon.

Last week I uploaded my latest YouTube video, sharing my top 5 favorite beauty products. Hopefully you guys like the video, subscribe to my channel if you do and remember to give it a thumbs up. I am sharing my top 5 true beauty products I continuously use and have been using for awhile now. Hope you enjoy!

Lifestyle

Athleisure

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Sneakers: Nike / Sweater: Target / Leggings: Express / Jacket:White House Black Market

Happy Tuesday loves!! Today I am sharing an Athleisure look. I am actually not typically a sneaker fan unless I am working out, I am more of a ballet flats kind of girl for casual style or running around, but I am loving how some girls do the Athleisure look and wanted to try it out. We are heading to Disney this week, and I will be wearing these sneakers probably the entire vacation. I just purchased them and they are so comfy. Which is great because I will be chasing a 17 month old around for the next few days, going to need the comfiest of sneaks. The great thing about the Altheisure look is you can style it so many different ways. I especially love how Kendall Jenner styles it. I really love these type of leggings with the look, but you can wear jeans, regular leggings, & so many other different ways.

Check out how my friends, Walking in Memphis in High Heels & The Fashion Canvas both wear their Athleisure look.

Hope you guys are having a great week. We are getting ready for our trip over here.

Fashion

Friday Night Inspiration

Jumpsuit: Kendall & Kylie / Crop set: Kendall & Kylie / Nude Pumps: Kendall & Kylie / Lipstick: Nars / Clutch: Rebecca Minkoff / Jacket: DKNY / Fringe Black Shoes: Ivanka Trump Earring Set: Forever21 / Rhinestone Necklace: Forever21

Happy Friday!!! I was so excited when the Kendall & Kylie line came out. I love a lot of their looks. The jumpsuit and cropped skirt / top set are Kendall & Kylie as well as those Nude shoes. I am so in love with those nude shoes, I really want to get pair. Also, the black fringe shoes are from Ivanka Trump’s line and her shoes are always so comfortable. I actually wore her line on my wedding day and I was so comfortable the entire day (not these shoes another pair). Hope you enjoy this Friday Night inspiration I wanted to do looks both for a date night & a girls night out. Enjoy your weekend. We will be packing for Disney!

Xoxo

Lifestyle

Nursery Tour

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Sweater: Old Similar here and here / Jeans: J Crew // Lucas – Sweater & Jeans: Gap  // Nursery Products Below

Hi Guys! I have been wanting to do a nursery tour for awhile, and since this past weekend it was literally 3 degrees in NYC, I thought perfect time to do indoor pictures.

I love Lucas’s nursery because it is the only completely “done” room in the house in regards to furniture, pictures, etc… One thing I am thinking of adding is more shelves or a mini book case because we love reading to Lucas and he loves to bring us books. Who knew he would know his favorite books at 17 months old? He is too adorable.

When we were planning his nursery I went for a “animals in the sky” feel. It was a montage of a ton of nursery’s I loved online, my inspiration came from Restoration Hardware Kids, Pottery Barn Kids & then different blogger moms. I took a bit of what I liked in each and then combined into my own. Hope you guys enjoy, and below is the list of products.

Crib: JC Penney

Dresser: JC Penney

Lucas Wall Name: Pottery Barn Kids

Diaper Caddy: Pottery Barn Kids

Animal Art Work: The Animal Print Shop

Frames: Ikea

Rocking Chair: Babies R Us

Sheets:Pottery Barn Kids

Blue Stuffed Animal (Always by Lucas side; in store): Target

Rug: Pottery Barn Kids

Chandelier: Pottery Barn Kids

Hair

All about my short hair cut – LOB

Happy Tuesday! Hope everyone enjoyed the long weekend if you had off from work.

Today I am talking about my short hair cut, called a LOB! I am really loving it right now. I haven’t even worn my extensions since I got the cut in December and I am thinking of going shorter next time I go back to my hair stylist. Can you believe it? I have always been a long haired girl.

Watch my video below to hear me talk about my LOB, how much I love it, my inspiration and some of my favorite pros of this short do. Remember to give it a thumbs up & subscribe, I have a list of videos and can’t wait to share them all with you (including some Vlogs!).

Xoxo

Fashion

President’s Day Sales

1. Asos / 2. Alfani / 3. Anne Klein / 4. Nordstrom / 5. Nordstrom / 6. MAC / 7. Nordstrom / 8. Asos / 9. MAC

Happy Monday!!! Hope everyone is enjoying their long weekend. Lucas & I are going to do some shopping today and catch some President’s Day sales. Daddy is working, so we get to have a mommy / son day.

Hope you guys also had an amazing Valentine’s Day. We did a Miso Glazed Seabass dinner and it was amazinggggg. I found a recipe off Pinterest and it was Paleo approved. I am on such a Paleo kick it’s amazing. We had such a nice quiet day / night at home, because yesterday it was 3 degrees in NYC!!

Below are some President’s Day deals and above are my top picks ALL UNDER $100!!! I am also in a nude / natural kick, I tried to pick some items you can wear in early spring before it is too hot, but end of year prices!Hope you guys enjoy and get some last minute deals.  Have a great day xoxo.

Sales:

Macy’s: 20% off Code: PRES Or $10 off purchase of $25 (or more) Code: Pres25

J Crew: 40% off Final Sale Code: Shopsale

Banana Republic: 40% off Code: BRFIT

Gap: 40% off Code: Long Weekend

Nordstrom: 40% off winter clearance

Asos: Up to 70% off + extra 10% off Code:10Yes

Beauty, Fashion

NYFW

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Sweater: Similar here // Lips: Creamy Nude / Intense Blush / Cocoa Pop

Happy Friday! Hope everyone has wonderful weekend plans. It is New York Fashion week here in NYC and I was fortunate enough to be able to attend an event last night hosted by Lord & Taylor, Allure Magazine, LeSportSac & Paola from Blank Itinerary. It was such a great, fun night.

I met Paola Alberdi, if you don’t know her, go to her website (blank itinerary), she has amazing style and such great tips and outfits to share. She is another fashion blogger and she is so nice and sweet. She gave me such great blogging advice and took the time to really discuss some tips and get to know more about me, literally one of the nicest persons ever. It is really great to meet other bloggers.

After speaking with Paola she let me know that the Clinique counter was doing free lipstick samples and then afterwards you can get your “lips read” by  lipsologist, Jilly Eddy.

One of my really good friends Monica joined me for the event, and we decided to try it out. First the girls at Clinique applied this awesome sweet pots sugar & lip balm, so amazing. I had no clue this product existed and it is great, my lips were so smooth. And plus, it actually tasted good (real sugar in it Ladies). I went for a nude look and the girl applied the classic creamy nude lipstick, “intense blush” liner & “cocoa pop” laquer (links above). The girls were really friendly applying our makeup and gave us some mascara and eyeliner tips as well. We even purchased some of the Clinique products.

Afterwards we got our Lips read by lipsologist, Jilly Eddy, and she said I had a diamond shape lip which meant I am successful, I give back, and I personally have a full lower lip which means I am very creative (good thing I am blogging then!).

The event also had some champagne and these adorable cake pops, they were decorated so beautifully, they were edible but we didn’t even want to eat them they looked gorgeous. We did try one, specifically red velvet flavor and it was so good. Once the event was over we headed home in 19 degree weather. We are getting extreme cold for the next few days, but hopefully after this weekend will have continuous warmer weather. Hope everyone has a great weekend!! Xoxo.

Fashion

Red Shoes

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Shoes: Aldo / Leggings: Express / Coat: White House Black Market
Sharing a final Valentine’s Day look today. All black with those red shoes. I have had these red shoes for awhile, and my favorite look is really an all black look with that pop of red. Here I am wearing the look with leggings but I have worn it with an all black dress, and black and white pant / shirt combo. It really is classic and can’t go wrong. If you want to go extra sexy, or wear red in a different way, these are the shoes! We are getting a cold front this weekend, so we are spending our Valentine’s Day warm, inside with an at home seafood dinner. What are your plans?

Don’t forget to check out my earlier look here on wearing blush for Valentine’s Day & some Vday style inspiration here. Xoxo.

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Fashion

Valentine’s Day Blush

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Blush Shirt: similar here (on sale too!) / Blush Blazer: Charlotte Russe / Leggings: Express  / Flats: Steve Madden / Booties: Jessica Simpson

Sharing two blush looks today for Valentine’s Day. One is black leggings with a blush button down and the other is a more dressed up look with leggings, a blush blazer, with some booties. Any Vday plans?? Don’t forget to check out my vday collage here for some more style inspiration. We are staying in and I want to plan an extravagant menu, we shall see what I actually end up cooking.

It was also freeeeezing while shooting these pics and this weekend it is going to be 20 degrees. So I will have to think of some other items to shoot because I don’t think we can do 2 hours in the freezing temps to take these pics haha. I will have to get creative with some indoor shots. Anything you guys would like to see?

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Hair

How To – Easy, Beachy, Waves

Wand: NuMe // Offer Code: “FEBLOVE” for 50% off

Hey Guys!!! Happy Monday! Did you guys watch the Super Bowl?? We did! We were rooting for the Broncos, so glad they won. I was also able to have a successful Paleo Super Bowl meal. Double win. I had honey BBQ baked wings, guac & salad.

I also uploaded my first YouTube video this weekend! YouTube has been something I have been wanting to get into for a while, so the fact that I did my first one is pretty amazing. I have been watching beauty YouTube videos for years and this is so much fun for me. Can’t wait to see where it takes me.

My first video is a “how to” on how to get my easy, beachy hair waves. My secret is using this NuMe wand. I have it in 25 MM,but I have been thinking about getting it the 32MM. Watch the video below to check out my techniques, how hot I make the barrel and some of my favorite products I use along the way.