• Beauty

    2019 beauty & skincare favorites

    * This post contains affiliate links. 2019 was the year I started getting back into makeup, beauty and truly taking care of my skin. Makeup was my first hobby that I delved into and consider myself to be pretty good at it. So this year I have a good round up of beauty and skincare favorites to share! Over the course of the year, I tried a lot of new products trying to find products that I truly love and perform well. Many of these favorites were also used on my wedding day, so you know they are reliable. In addition to trying new products, I’ve been decluttering products from…

  • Beauty

    my curly hair essentials

    Now that we’re in the hot, summer months, it’s time for an updated list of my essential curly hair products that keep the frizz away! These are products that are essential to my routine for perfect, frizz-free curls almost every time. Since my last post, I’ve added new products and techniques that have been game changers. For many months, I’ve been keeping things simple and letting my hair do what it wants. I rarely style it after it has dried, which helps keeps the frizz away. When I do style my hair, it’s usually down parted to the side, half up half down or in a top knot at the…

  • Fitness,  Lifestyle

    Friday Favorites | 3.25.16

    So we had a nice little snowstorm this week – yay spring in Minnesota! Good news is that most of it should melt away by the weekend. As you’re reading  this, I’m also getting done with work for the week since we had a half day on this Good Friday. I’m taking the extra time to hit the gym right away so I can start enjoying my Friday afternoon off for a Happy Hour. RECIPE Let’s start off with my favorite recipe for the week. I posted my meal prep on Instagram over the weekend and it seemed that a lot of people liked the sound of it! I was super surprised because it’s…

  • Beauty

    Easy-to-Wear Winter Lippies

    These are my top picks for winter lip products that are easy-to-wear.  I put these in the category of easy to wear because of the color or the way they apply because of the packaging.  I only have three but they are the three colors that I have been rotating weekly for work.  These were also the three lip colors that I brought to Iceland so I know that they are tried and true favorites. Rimmel London Moisture Renew lipstick – Tower of Mauve This line has recently been reformulated to be even more moisturizing than predecessors.  Personally, I feel like the previous formula was bit dry and uncomfortable to…