pinup and precious collections from orly

I’m not sure if it’s the warm summer weather or not, but something has pushed me into a nail polish obsession recently. I’m constantly changing the color of my nails, and I recently discovered some gorgeous new shades from Orly that I can’t wait to share with you! Orly was kind enough to send me a few polishes to review, and…
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Currently Loving


new milani products

I am so excited about this review today. Milani was so nice to send me some products to try, and I could not be more excited with my results. All of the products completely exceeded my expectations!Milani One Coat Glitter NailpolishMilani One Coat Glitter Nail Polish in Blue FlashMilani One Coat Glitter Nail Polish in Silver DazzleThese nail polishes are…
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Beauty Favorites

Best Beauty Deals from The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Best Beauty Deals from The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

4 Easy Heatless Hairstyles for Long Hair

4 Easy Heatless Hairstyles for Long Hair

The Best Full Coverage Concealers for Dark Circles

The Best Full Coverage Concealers for Dark Circles

print your party giveaway {closed}

I am thrilled to be using Print Your Party‘s products in my wedding this July. I had been searching for hours on Etsy to find the cutest printable place cards in my wedding’s colors, and Print Your Party of course had the perfect match and so many other adorable things!Here is the picture of the place cards I bought from the amazing Andrea at Print Your…
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What’s on My Shopping list


may favorites

1: Garnier Fructis Anti-Humidity HairsprayNo matter how many brands I try, I keep going back to this hairspray. It’s super cheap, and it does an amazing job at controlling fly-aways and frizz without weighing your hair down or making it hard/sticky. I don’t think this hairspray completely blocks the effects of humidity, but it definitely helps a lot! Love it.2. Orly Nail…
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Best of Style

Best Deals Under $50 From The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Best Deals Under $50 From The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Best Sleep and Loungewear Deals from The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Best Sleep and Loungewear Deals from The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

The Best Activewear Deals from The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

The Best Activewear Deals from The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

may 2011 birchbox

I cannot believe that I’ve forgotten to post my last three shipments from Birchbox! If you haven’t heard of Birchbox, you’ve been missing out. It’s my new favorite subscription service. For $10 a month, you get a cute little box filled with 4 deluxe, large-sized samples of extremely nice beauty products as well as a “treat” and some extra, regular-sized…
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New in Travel

The 10 Best Things to Do in Orlando

The 10 Best Things to Do in Orlando

Romantic Weekend Getaway for Couples in Longboat Key

Romantic Weekend Getaway for Couples in Longboat Key

Adventurous Weekend Getaway for Couples in Longboat Key

Adventurous Weekend Getaway for Couples in Longboat Key

my bridal shower!

I just got back to beautiful southern California after a little over a week in Florida. I am so happy that I was able to spend time with my friends and family in Orlando, and I can’t wait to go back in June for the wedding!While I was in Orlando, my beautiful mother and my best friend Stephanie threw me an AMAZING…
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april favorites + giveaway {closed}

Hi girls! I hope everyone had a wonderful and relaxing Easter weekend! Here’s a list of my favorites for the month of April. Make sure you enter the giveaway at the end of the post!MakeupLaura Mercier Silk Creme Foundation in Beige Ivory and Foundation PrimerLaura Mercier may be my new favorite makeup brand. I won’t lie, Laura Mercier products are quite expensive, but…
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target beauty bag

Today I am madly in love with Target. Why? Well, to be honest, I love Target every day. I somehow end up wandering the aisles of Target almost every day. I’m not sure why, but Target has always had a certain power over me. I just can’t resist all of the super cute, cheap stuff! It’s usually a very dangerous trip…
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obsessed {covergirl lip perfection lipstick}

I’m kind of obsessed with trying new things, especially beauty products. I love trying new formulas, new colors, new anything really, so I was beyond thrilled when I found out that BzzAgent was sending me two new lipsticks from CoverGirl’s Lip Perfection line to try out.Yes, I’m a BzzAgent. In case you’re not familiar with BzzAgent’s program, it’s a free service you…
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words to live by {marilyn monroe}

Photo Credit: we heart it“I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go. Things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right.  You believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” Marilyn Monroe
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