Thursday, June 6, 2013
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Monday, April 15, 2013
I don't know why it had taken me so long to take the plunge and buy a Chi straightner. Considering some of the other things I blow my money on is just dumb. I go through phases of how I wear my hair and I have been curling my hair for awhile now that I was ready for a change. The straightner that I had before was a cheapie that I got from Tj maxx or Marshall's. So when I used the Chi for the first time I was surprised how straight my hair got. Call me crazy but I'm a girl that loves volume.....the bigger the hair the better. I only straightened the ends of my hair and stayed clear of my crown to leave the volume in my hair. Overall I'm very happy with the purchase especially because it is purple chevron. Obsessed.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Last week I had a big birthday. And I have to say I am very optimistic about 27. I have had a lot of things going on lately that have just had me in a shitty mood. Like everything else, I decided to leave all the negative behind with 26. Since I broke my ankle I have been pretty limited on the things that I could do and the places I could go and that was really getting me down. Well the day before my birthday I found out that I needed to be on crutches for two more weeks. I immediately wanted to burst into tears. At that point I did some searching and praying to the geriatric gods that I could find a knee scooter to rent. Well I got lucky and found a place that was willing to rent me a brand new one. Apparently scooters are a hot item in AZ. So I got my scooter and I've been flying down the halls at work like I'm a little kid on a razor scooter. On my birthday Rob took me out to dinner and we really enjoyed ourselves. My mother was out of town so I got to celebrate with her this past weekend at brunch. The day after my birthday I had a major anxiety attack. I had just gotten home from work and fed martini and all of a sudden she starts freaking out....low and behold she was stung by a scorpion. Picture me on crutches, crying and freaking out like a nut job. Luckily my sister lives close and was able to come get us to take her to the hospital. It was so scary because she immediately went limp and was breathing crazy heavy. My heart just sunk in my chest and I felt horrible that she was in that much pain. At the animal hospital they gave her two shots and told me she just needed to rest. She was back to normal in about two days. Thank God. I have to say I've had a super stressful month and my body can show from it. I've lost about 10 pds. I guess breaking a ankle has been the best thing for me to get into bikini shape.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Monday, March 18, 2013
Friday, March 15, 2013
I feel like pinterest has set me up with unrealistic shopping expectations. Its like every time I go on pinterest I find the cutest stuff but when I try to find where to buy it....it is nowhere to be found. I wish when you pinned something it ended up in your closest instead of staying on a virtual board making me pine for it even more. The good thing about pinterest is it has turned into more of a style inspiration guide to me. I find different looks and try to mirror some of my own pieces to match how other people wear them on pinterest. Since I am such a jewelry nut I literally could spend hours looking at all the different things pinned on there. Below are some of my Friday favorite finds on pinterest that have me drooling. Hope everyone has a good weekend!
Thursday, March 14, 2013
For anyone that knows me I have pale skin. Typically I will fake bake to get some color and not look sick. However the thought of getting skin cancer scares the hell out of me. I follow a lot of beauty bloggers and recently found a good response from the sunless tanning product million dollar tan. I had figured I would give it a try. I had ordered a small bottle (4oz) for $22.00 bucks including shipping. The small bottle will give you around 8 tans which is pretty good considering if you go somewhere to get a spray tan its $20. They also offer a extreme tan but because I am so pale I didnt want to look so shocking I was going for more of a natural look. The color comes on immediately which makes it easy to tell what areas need more or less. The product comes with a blotting sponge to rub out any streaks. The sponge came in pretty handy. The tricky part obviously was by back. I had Rob apply the tanner to my back. There is no way anyone could do there own back and make it look good so another person is definitely necessary. We joked as the tanner was being applied that I would come out looking like a ompa lompa. Another tricky part was my face. I was very hesitant to put any of the product on my face. However I knew if I didn't I would have a super white face and tan body. For your face it is suggested to mix the tanner into your daily moisturizer. I did that however I think I need to apply another coat to my face today. I would rather it be light than shocking on my face at work. Overall so far I am pretty happy with the product. I don't know yet how long this tan will last but I will give you a update once I know more. And the good thing about this product its vegan and not tested on animals which is a huge selling point for me.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Spring is officially here (big smiles). I hate wearing pants as werid as it sounds I hate it. And because I have such hate for pants I literally have like 3 pairs of work pants. I wear skirts and dresses 90% of the time unless I'm being a lazy bum.....then pants are my go to. This past week we hit up a couple spring training games (go cubs). Enjoying the weather outside.....Eating outside every chance I get. I'm in the process of rotating my closet which can be scary. So far the things that I have tried on from last year still fit (thank God). I have been continuing to work out. I have been trying different work outs trying to figure out what I like best. I continue to come back to the elliptical and yoga combo. I'm beyond excited we ordered a new couch for the living room this week. We decided that we are going to start buying piece by piece towards home improvements. I am now looking for a table to go behind our couch. We were talking how we dont have very many random like nick-nacks or picture frames and no where to put them. So that is going to hopefully be my next find. Below are some pictures from this past week.
Friday, February 22, 2013
This week has been killer. I am beyond ecstatic that the weekend is so close. I can always tell when I am super stressed out because I online shop like nobody's business.
I got this necklace from etsy store Olive Yew Jewels. I absolutely love it! I typically am not a necklace wearing type of person because I hate feeling anything on my neck. This necklace is so light and dainty I can't even tell I'm wearing it. This necklace is great for layering and shipped super fast.
I am also in love with my new smashbox eye shadow pallet. I totally forgot about it but my mom got it for me for valentines day. I joke that it will take me three years to use because lately makeup has been nonexistent. I love the colors and will definitely have to play around with them this weekend.
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
I know I know my blog has completely taken the back seat to my life. I was traveling the past couple weeks and I didn't even know if I was coming or going. New posts are soon to follow. Below are some pics of what I have been doing in the mean time.
Monday, January 21, 2013
This past week I have been non-stop. I have to say that when I moved into Rob's it was a bit frat-tastical for my liking. Last week we accomplished painting and getting the guest bedroom in order. Which was perfect timing for some out of town visitors. I wish I took before and after pictures because it looks 1,000 times better. It is amazing what a fresh coat of paint can do. We finally also got our work out room put together. The work out room first started with what I like to call a drunken purchase of a elliptical. For awhile the room was just boxes and clutter everywhere. Finally it is revamped no clutter or boxes. We put up a tv so now I have no excuses to not work out. Missing my shows even though we have dvr was my biggest obstacle. The next spare room I am going to start working on is going to be my woman cave. Basically a large closet with a computer desk so I have somewhere to work. This passed weekend I was very fortunate to spend some time outside in this beautiful 75 degree weather. Eating outside in this weather is my favorite thing to do. I am a sucker for patio happy hours and dinning. Especially living in Arizona I've only got til mid April before its too hot out. I went to the grocery store on Sunday and came back home to find Rob skateboarding with Martini. Had to be hands down one of the cutest things I've seen. And I cannot forget what else I got to experience this weekend. The Blackhawks played the coyotes last night. It was my first Blackhawks game and I loved it. I feel like this weekend has drained me. I need a weekend to rest from this past weekend.