Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Nails of the Week -- Go Overboard!


Hello, everyone!  Happy Tuesday and welcome back for a new nail post.  This week, I'm using a new shade in my nail polish collection that I've been dying to try!  Let me know what you think of it!

Essie Go Overboard & Essie Gel Setter Top Coat

I kept the look very classic and simple.  This gorgeous teal is Essie Go Overboard, which is completely opaque and creamy.  To seal it off I chose Essie Gel Setter Top Coat that packs on the glossiness.  This is now my FAVORITE top coat and the best I tried!  It gives a ton of shine to the nails and truly prevents chipping.


I've quickly fallen in love with this beautiful, crisp teal shade for this week.  It makes me think of fall for some reason!  What are your nails of the week?  Share your pick with me below :)

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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Aurora Turned 4!


Hello, everyone!  I hope you're all having a great week.  Last weekend marked a special day for Paul and I's Alaskan Malamute, Aurora.  My big baby turned 4 on Sunday, August 16th!  I've talked about Aurora a few times in posts and many of you have enjoyed seeing her.  

In celebration of her birthday, I wanted this post to be all about her.  Being the "Queen" she is, she would prefer it that way!  We've had her since a tiny 8 week old puppy and now she's our sweet, loyal lady.  Here's to one wonderful dog and companion -- WE LOVE YOU! 

Her first day home!  She was so tiny :) This
was back in Oct. 2011
Aurora around 8-10 weeks.  Those ears! :)
I love this picture-- Aurora knows when I have the camera out!  She's wearing
 her 'doggie bag' -- haha I couldn't believe she didn't mind wearing it.

A few more photos of Ms. Cuddle Bug :)  One with her sister Nala, some napping
and one from being at the park.
One of my favorite pictures with Aurora -- she does selfies pretty well.

I know this was a different compared to my usual posts, but I hope you still liked it.  Do you have any one-of-a-kind animals in your life?  Tell me about your buddies in the comments... I'd love to hear from you :)

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Tuesday, August 11, 2015

FOTD - Simple Makeup Look



Hello, everyone!  Today's post is my first FOTD aka Face of the Day.  I wanted to share my current routine that's fast and to-the-point---perfect for days I need to run out the door.  This look is extremely simple, takes about 10 minutes and uses minimal products.

This entire look uses only seven products and some of them can be used in multiple ways.  I skipped foundation and only used concealer to cover my undereye area and brighten the face.  Bronzer is always my favorite (pale girl's best friend!) and gives my face a healthy sun kissed glow.  I have all the products listed below.  I hope you like it and find it useful!

Products Used:

Josie Maran Argan Creamy Concealer Crayon in Fair 1
Jane Iredale Bronzing Powder So-Bronze 2 -- Also Used as Eyeshadow in my crease
Maybelline Define-A-Brow in Light Brown
MAC Paint Pot in Painterly
Bare Minerals Lasting Line in Absolute Black -- Lined top, bottom & waterline
Maybelline Lash Sensational Waterproof Mascara in Very Black
NYX Butter Lip Balm in Lady Fingers


That's my current makeup routine when I need something quick and easy.  This look changes from time to time, but this is what I've been enjoying.  What are some of your go-to products?  Let me know in the comment section below :)

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Tea Tuesday - August (Drinking Dessert!)


Hello, everyone! Happy August and Happy Tea Tuesday!  It's officially the first Tuesday in August, so of course, it's tea time... specifically Tea Tuesday.  I had so much fun picking out August's tea and I've been drinking it the last few weeks straight.  The delicious pick this month is Tazo Organic Peach Cobbler Tea -- Yes, you read that correctly!  This time we are drinking a dessert!

Tazo Organic Peach Cobbler Tea (find it here) is a black tea with notes of peach, apple and cinnamon.  The flavor is savory and sweet, but not too much.  My favorite way to drink it is with a teaspoon of raw sugar, which greatly enhances the yummy sweetness.  This tea also provides just the right amount of caffeine, so you can drink it anytime.  When I drink this tea, I feel like I'm treating myself.  I hope you all give this a try!

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July's Tea Tuesday can be found here, Tea Tuesday -- Wisdom Tea? in case you missed it.


What teas are you currently drinking?  Let me know below.  I would love to hear some suggestions and they may be featured in an upcoming Tea Tuesday!

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