Day to Night Neutral Eyeshadow Tutorial

Happy Wednesday!  Here is my latest look for everyday, which can easily be taken up a notch for a date night.  I think these shades would look great on all eye colors too! Maskcara Beauty Shades: Sabrina Bubba Foxy Jr. Prom **take it to night look with Mi Hija or Zion Using the Eye Shadow…

Christmas Prep List

Every year I try to start early with my Christmas preparations but it never fails, I usually feel pretty stressed out by the time Christmas is here.  This year though, I am feeling  ready to enjoy the holidays.  Having a solid prep list has really helped.  Here are a few things I have done or…

What inspires you?

If I am being totally honest, I have been uninspired lately. Which is probably the reason for no posts or tutorials in a few months. Life gets busy and for me, my hobbies are the first to take a backseat. I focus on the necessary and let everything else go. I find so much joy…

Basic Everyday Makeup

Today I am showing how I do my makeup on most days.  I love this simple look and these colors flatter most people.  I sped up this video to save on time, but it takes me about 10 minutes from start to finish in real time!  Let me know what you think of this style…

My favorite Instagram accounts to follow

Happy Friday!  Here is another round of favorites- some of my favorite Instagram accounts! Beauty: Lauren Bown Kate Bryan,  Small Things Blog **They are sisters too! Mackenzie Brown Home Design: Hip and Humble Style Becki Owens Nesting with Grace Fashion: One Little Mama Almost Ready Blog The Lillie Bag Photography: Dear Photographer Blog Beyond the…

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…

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?…

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,…