• Life

    Recent Summer Favorites

    I know it’s not officially summer yet, but I’m feeling summer and it’s in full swing in our house. Summer vacations can begin, more outdoor activities, dinners and barbecues on the patio. So many new things to do outside and more to come in the next few months. I have a few new things I’m loving including makeup items I want share! beauty Revlon Colorstay Foundation | My skin has been a wreck lately, if I’m being honest. I’m having so many issues with it and I’m working on getting it back to a better level. Part of the new issues I’m having with my skin is excess oil throughout the…

  • Life

    Shopping My Makeup Stash | Spring Cleaning

    I’m back with another spring cleaning post, this one came from cleaning out my makeup and shopping through my current collection for some new goodies. I’ve picked out some old favorites that will be flattering during the spring and for work. Most of these products are neutral and easy to wear, with a few exceptions. A year ago that would have been really boring to me, but I’ve found a level of comfort with makeup staples that I can use to quickly get ready for work in the early morning hours. To always encourage myself to recycle out products I’m no longer using, I keep a small bin on the floor next to…

  • Life

    Spring Beauty Favorites | April 2016

    Spring has sprung (finally) in Minnesota. We’re getting some beautiful sunny, 70 degree days a few times a week now and I’m loving it. Now that’s it’s warming up, I’m looking forward to doing some training outside. Spring also comes with an overhaul of beauty products I use. Instead of monthly beauty favorites, I’m thinking updates on what I’m loving, when I’m loving will be better and more genuine. I don’t find myself buying new makeup as often anymore so I’m not discovering new favorites like I used to – my wallet is OK with that. A lot of these products I already shared in My Travel Makeup Bag post…

  • Life

    Friday Favorites | 3.4.16

    Happy March! Glad you’re here for another Friday Favorites! BEAUTY  Cover Girl Ready, Set Gorgeous Foundation | I’ve included this foundation in a foundation and base post in the past, but I’ve rediscovered it as a favorite over the past few weeks. It has just enough coverage for me, keeps me pretty matte, and is a great color match – 210 Medium Beige. I had been on the search for a lighter coverage base for the work week, and I do really enjoy the Neutrogena Healthy Skin Enhancer that I mentioned a few weeks back, but on the days I have plans in the evening after work I still prefer to wear…

  • Fitness,  Life

    Favorites | February 2016

    The end of February brings a whole new world for me. March begins my cut and new fitness program. It’s also means that the end of winter is (nearly) upon us. I’m so excited to get outside again for my runs and even do some kettlebell workouts in the garage. In March I’m going to work hard at my new fitness routine including my meal prepping. This weekend includes a trip to Costco to stock up on everything I’ll need for the next few weeks. FITNESS Two fitness favorites for the month of February, the first is my new Blender Bottle GoStak that’s been perfect for carrying snacks and supplements to…