Makeup

Influenster and Becca Velvet Blurring Primer

The cooler temperatures are rolling in.  My kitchen is being filled with the scents of apples, pumpkin and, of course, nachos.  I've already baked an apple spice cake, pumpkin cheesecake and banana bread.  I'm in autumn spices heaven.  Will I overdose on pumpkin spice?  Yes.  Yes I will.  And I will do it with a… Continue reading Influenster and Becca Velvet Blurring Primer

Makeup

Noir Knockout: Isabella Rossellini

I am starting a new series within my blog called "Circling the Lens".  This series will focus on actors, musicians and artists in the entertainment industry who have made impact with makeup as an art form.  This post is dedicated to the one and only Isabella Rossellini. "If we are completely honest with ourselves, everyone… Continue reading Noir Knockout: Isabella Rossellini

Makeup

Stay Cool August Glossybox

As I mentioned in my August Ipsy post, I am eagerly awaiting the arrival of autumn.  I'm working on fending off a cold along with an autoimmune flare.  Summer colds are particularly annoying because you're usually battling the heat while trying to break a fever.  It's total hot garbage juice!  I was in a prednisone… Continue reading Stay Cool August Glossybox

Makeup

August Ipsy: Good Vibes Only

Wait.  What?  Did you see that?  The calendar.  It's the middle of August.  Yes, that's right.  It's almost September.  To all of you lovers autumn out there, I am with you!  It's already time to start pulling out the fall-scented candles and break out the pumpkin-everything recipes.  You will wake up one day in the… Continue reading August Ipsy: Good Vibes Only

Makeup

Drugstore Makeup Mini Haul

"I just want to go over to the makeup section for a second.  I don't really need anything but I just want to check something out."  Fast forward twenty minutes later and it feels like two minutes have gone by.  It's the section of the store where time seems to stand still.  And one of… Continue reading Drugstore Makeup Mini Haul

recipe

Biggie Mac Nachos

Nachos.  My favorite food of all time.  A comforting friend that is always there to make you feel warm and fuzzy.  When I first started my blog, I wanted to create a space for ranting about two things near and dear to my heart:  makeup and nachos.  I've been so distracted by tinkering with my… Continue reading Biggie Mac Nachos

makeup and beauty

National Lipstick Day!

A year or two ago I was ranting and raving in a fit of confusion over National Broccoli.  I had seen an exuberant instagram post that had a picture of dancing broccoli, hash tagged #nationalbroccoliday. National Broccoli Day?!  Why???  I was confused as to why there was a day that I had never heard of… Continue reading National Lipstick Day!