Favorite Books I have Read

I love reading about others’ favorites, so I thought I would share a few of my favorite books I have read.  Some of these titles I have read recently and others it has been a while, but nonetheless, they are my favorites!   Top five favorite cookbooks: 1. Well Fed by Melissa Joulwan 2.  Gather…

Eyeshadow Tutorial

  I have shared this eyeshadow tutorial before on my Instagram page, but thought it was worth sharing here because it is one of my favorite looks!  I used the following colors and they are all available via the links!  Let me know if you try the tape trick I show in this tutorial, too!…

New Blue Eyeshadows Arrived

Maskcara Beauty released 4 new blue eyeshadows this past month and I thought it would be fun to show you a way you could use them!  I like mixing warm and cool shades together and also using mattes and shimmers together.  I think it keeps the eye look from looking too flat or too disco…

My Curly Haired Tutorial and Favorite Products

I have been asked a few times about doing a tutorial on how I curl my hair, so here is my indepth way I curl my hair.  To begin with, I am starting with clean and blow dried hair. When I dry my hair, I like to use the following products. Lanaza Healing Color Care…

All about those brows

Today, let’s talk about brows! Brows bring balance to your face and frame your beautiful eyes.  They can really change your overall look, so it’s important to fill them in correctly.  Let’s jump right in. Beginning with your face shape, things to consider- is your face more rounded or is it more long and thin?…

My Skin Care Routine

Skin Care.  It seems like everyone is talking about it and with good reason.  Your skin is the very foundation for how your makeup will lay and appear.  If you take care of it well, your makeup will look its best and most natural.  I would encourage you to do your research for your own…

Trendsend Box from Evereve

This week, I want to share about a great clothing service from Evereve, The Trendsend Box. I began using this service about 2 years ago, when I knew I was done having kids and wanted to rebuild my wardrobe after living in maternity clothes off and on for 5 years. I love how this subscription…

Maskcara Makeup Brushes

Happy Friday! I am not sure about you, but this week has been an interesting one! Back from a trip, a shortened school week, decorating for Christmas and of course regular kids activities! I am tired just thinking about it! Anyway, I wanted to hop on here to share a bit about Maskcara’s Makeup Brushes…

DIY earring holder

  The other day as I was getting ready, I realized my jewelry was getting a little unorganized.  I had earrings all over my closet shelf and couldn’t find what I needed quickly, so I looked up on Pinterest different jewelry organizers.  I didn’t want or need anything too fancy, and saw something similar to…

Favorite 20 minute Workouts

I don’t know about you, but I get bored with my workouts pretty easily.  I have found over the years that the best way for me to stay motivated is to switch up my routines.  Some weeks I focus more on lifting, other weeks it might be more cardio based.  Sometimes it is a mix…

Makeup & Glasses

Have you ever wondered what makeup looks best for days when you wear glasses?  Maybe you wear glasses everyday or maybe just on the weekends.  Either way, here are a few tips and tricks to make sure you look your best in glasses. Eye shadows:  When you are wearing glasses skip the smokey eye look…

Endless Options for a quick Breakfast

We have been in a bit of a breakfast rut lately so I have been working hard to change up our options! I asked my kids some of their breakfast options and they reminded me of our egg muffins we love.  The best part is you can add the ingredients you and your family love!…

Whole 30 Complete.

Yesterday, I completed my second full Whole 30.  I would be lying if I said I wanted to quit it 983,834,432 times.  I am really happy though I stuck it out and completed it.  I did my first Whole 30 in January of 2015 after I had my 4th child.  It was a great way…

Whole 30, Day #5

Today is my 5th day on Whole 30.  Have you heard of the Whole 30?  It is a 30 day reset designed to figure out food sensitivities by eating real whole foods and cutting out sugar, legumes, grains, dairy, MSG, carrageenan, sulfites, processed food and alcohol.  It is quite strict but the benefits are numerous….

Oh Monday.

We are back after a week long vacation in Minnesota!  It was a great week full of family time, games, relaxation, water skiing, crafts, golf and fishing!  I have been catching up on laundry, editing pictures and the day to day things this past weekend.  I will be getting to a regular schedule here soon,…