Death Is A Scar On The Soul

This post is going to be a bit of a departure from my regular posts. So if you are just here for the clothes and the makeup and the fun, proceed with caution. Today, we’re talking about death. This past week, I lost a dear friend and a great aunt. I attended two funeral services…

Christmas Lip Color Gifts

I’ve made many mentions of my love of lip colors. On the blog, on Instagram, to random people at Sephora…… it’s definitely an addiction. But luckily, I don’t have to go through it alone. My sisters were nice enough to feed my lip color addiction for Christmas! Full disclosure; I totally told my sister Theresa…

2017 Goals and Latest Closet Acquistions

Though I forgot to do this last year, I am reviving my tradition of my Word of the Year! Every year, I pick a word that will be my guide for my life. I’m shaking it up this year because I have chose…… TWO WORDS!! I’ve picked one to apply to my style and one…

Black and White Wedding Outfit

It’s no secret that I LOVE weddings. No, it’s not for the free food and booze; I don’t even drink! I’ll admit, I am a sucker for dance music, sweet speeches, and fancy desserts. But really, the wedding ceremony is what does it for me. I seriously cry at every wedding I attend. Love gets…

Travel Log and Quick Outfits

It’s been a minute since I’ve posted! Here’s what’s happening in my world…… I went on a real road trip! The husband and I drove from Austin to New Port Richey, FL to celebrate Thanksgiving with Adam’s mom, step-dad, and grandparents….. and it was AWESOME!! I got to meet his grandparents for the first time,…

New Shoes For The Fall

UPDATE ON NORDSTROM EVENT: The first event is happening! Scroll to the bottom of this post for information and a link to RSVP. Now, let’s get to the important stuff: SHOES!! I always get new shoes for the fall, and I’ve had a string of good shoe luck lately. I wasn’t even really looking for…

Nordstrom, Plus Size Inclusion, and The Future of Shopping

If you follow me on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, (and you should because I am am super fun!) then you saw some stuff that went down on Friday with me and the new Nordstrom at The Domain. Here’s what happened. A friend of mine (an avid Nordstrom shopper and also plus size woman) and I attended…

My Shopping Cart + Giveaway Winner

If you are here to find out if you won a coloring book, scroll to the end – the winners are there! Being a grown up is equal parts awesome and hard. It’s awesome because I know how much money I get to spend on myself every month. It’s hard because I can blow through…

Fact and Fiction of a Full Face of “Flawless” Makeup

If you spend any time on Instagram/YouTube/Snapchat/Pinterest/the internet at large, you’ll know that makeup is having A MOMENT. And not just everyday makeup; full-face, contoured, highlighted, false-lashed glitz and glam is on full display. Now don’t get me wrong; I love the art of makeup. I’ve posted a bajillion pictures of #fotd, lipstick swatches, and…

Coloring Mandalas Par Deux, and GIVEAWAY

If there is one thing I love more than lipstick, shoes, and outfits, it’s my cat. If there are two things I love more than lipstick, shoes, and outfits, it’s my cat and coloring! I’ve been a HUGE fan of coloring for a few years now (seen here, here, and here!) and I’m so freaking…