Hello lovelies! I’ve been MIA from the blog lately because I’ve been nursing myself back to health. Nothing super serious just a nagging cold that has quite literally knocked me off my feet. We have yet to emerge from the frozen tundra here on the east coast and I’m tired of being sick and I’m sooo tired of being cold!!

If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I’ve been loading up on echinacea, vitamin C and the natural herbal cough drops given to me by Ricola.
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Hooray for the Winter Solstice!

Hip hip hooray for the shortest day of the year! The winter solstice is the day that puts me back on the path to more sunshine and it’s also known as the day the sun stands still. For all the space nerds and astronomy geek info on the sun standing still, click here where they explain all that jazz. We (meaning me) are super excited as the days will grow longer from now until the Summer Solstice also known as, my favorite day of the year!…
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Gems

I read a LOT of blogs these days and sometimes by ‘read’ I mean I look at a lot of pretty pictures. To be fair, my feed reader is full of fashion and lifestyle blogs and those are heavily image driven. This weekend I had the chance to catch up on some of my favorite bloggers that are good with the words too and discovered some amazing posts that I wish I’d written myself.
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Makeovers and a World Record

My first Guinness World Record!! OK, well it’s not mine per se, but I did participate in the Good Morning America Makeover Marathon this week! Sponsored by ULTA Beauty and Lucky Magazine, the 24-hour marathon drew over 350 women to the GMA studios in Times Square for makeovers, music and a little bit of beauty swag!
I was Makeover #322. The ULTA team was fantastic and to my surprise, everyone was in great spirits.
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How I Organize and Store My Makeup

How I Organize and Store My Makeup

Organization and access are the watchwords when storing your makeup. If you’re like me, someone with limited space but lots of product, keeping all your favorites organized and accessible in one space can be challenging. In today’s video, I’m giving you a glimpse behind the scenes of my daily makeup storage/application area and I show you how I whipped my makeup collection into shape for easy access and frustration-free mornings.… Read More