Honey Lemon Skin Brightening Mask

As I get older, I have started noticing a dramatic change in my skin. What was once bright, smooth, and supple is now flat, laden with issues, and covered in sun spots. I am all about organic everything, so after a bit of searching, I found this ...more

3 DIY Shoe Makeovers

One shoe...three different ways of making it yours, and truly unique. All you need to start is a white canvas shoe. This one I found at Kmart, but there are many other places you can find a perfect shoe for this project. Have fun! ...more

5 Ways to Avoid Chub Rub

Last year, I ran my first half-marathon. This summer, I started training for my next one in November. What does summer running bring on? Chub rub. OW OW OW OW. Whether you're training for a fall race or just trying to avoid the bra/skirt/underwear ...more

How to Keep Your Wrap Dress From Showing Too Much

Wrap dresses are super flattering, especially for us curvy girls with boobs and hips. However, they also fly open like they’re advertising your goodies for sale. Here's how to fix it. ...more

6 Fabulous Body Scrubs You Can Make at Home

Exfoliating scrubs are one of the easiest beauty products to make at home and only take a few minutes to mix together. Most of these scrubs use coconut oil as a base, so if you don't have any you'll want to grab some from your grocery store. Once ...more

DIY: Whipped Coconut Oil Body Butter

I try to live a healthy lifestyle, making small choices that really make a big difference in the grand scheme of things. I try to think about what I put in my body and on my body, and the things we use around the house. One of those little steps is making my own all-natural lotion. This project even ended up saving me money, so I think it's definitely worth a try. ...more
I use coconut oil on the daily! I have put my essential oils into it as well but have never ...more

10 Tips for Dressing Like Kate Middleton

It's a struggle that starts in your mid-20s. How do you look young, stylish, and professional at the same time? The short answer: Follow Kate Middleton's lead. ...more
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Moto Boots

I'm obsessing over this Moto Boot from Rag & Bone. I love its more refined style they have, compared to some of the chunkier styles out there. ...more
Those boots are KILLER!! LOVE!more

Cranberry Tones

The Fit: Blazer: Forever 21 | Leather Joggers: Saks Fifth Avenue via Thrift Store | Top: Ann Taylor | Pumps: Shoedazzle | Necklace: ASOS | Bag: Zara Hey loves, hope your having a fabulous day. Today's post is an official HELLO to Fall. This outfit came together so perfectly with the deep rich tone of the blazer, chocolate brown leather joggers and leopard pumps with gold finishes ....more

3 Tips to a Successful Morning Routine

A couple weeks ago I talked about our morning routine. Ikea has a campaign going on called First :59 that is encouraging and helping people organize their lives so that the first 59 minutes of their day, often what can determine how the rest of the day goes, is easier and goes smoother. In my personal experience, if we are rushed out the door and I’m frantic because the kids are going to be late, the kids feel it and it really can color their day ....more

Top Fall 2014 Wearable Trends

It’s that time of year again! As you prepare to go shopping for new pieces to add to your wardrobe, below is a list of some of the top wearable trends for fall 2014! 1. Plaid The 90s influence is back! ...more


Well, here it is folks, the meal that I make at least twice a week, and would probably eat every single morning if that wasn’t slightly ridiculous. I’m just boring like that. Anybody else like this when it comes to breakfast? ...more

Kicking Off KCFW.

Kansas City Fashion Week kicked off last Wednesday with a cocktail party on the Plaza....more

I don't want to be a sexy pirate

Halloween is my favorite holiday. It takes place in my favorite season, I love seeing all the children dressed up in costumes, the candy is plentiful and everyone is happy. My wonderful husband takes our son trick-or-treating and I dress up and hand out candy at the door. But here's the thing:I don't want to be a sexy pirate....more

September Chit Chat Plus 5 Products I've Been Loving (And More)

One of my favorite posts (and videos) to do would be these monthly Chit Chats, where I share my life from the past month. It's not always easy to blend together my life and beauty stuff, so these monthly videos are a way to do that. I hope you check out this one: Click here to watch ....more

My Skin Loves: AHAVA Dead Sea Osmoter Concentrate

Press Sample Affiliate Link Blogger Ambassador for BeautyStat This sample was sent to me from BeautyStat.com to share my thoughts. My Skin Loves: It is time for a "My Skin Loves" series update! This time I am sharing a "First Impressions" review of AHAVA's Dead Sea Osmoter Concentrate....more

NYC Recap

Warning, this post is going to be super long so beware!...more

New Lighting Additions + YouTube

If you haven't been up to date on this little blog of mine recently, then you wouldn't have seen the weekly videos I've been posting. After years of watching YouTube videos from gurus like ViviannaDoesMakeup, ICovetThee, Tanya Burr, Zoella, and Pixiwoo, I finally took the plunge and started my own channel. YouTube is an amazing website that allows normal people like me to create videos and share them with the online world ....more