March Beauty Favorites

Today I’m finishing off the month of March by rounding up my favorite March beauty buys. A Minnesota March is still incredibly cold and windy so my beauty buys were focused on skin and hair hydration and bringing color to my winter white skin. MAKEUP Clinique cheek pop, c.- 01 ginger pop: This creamy blush in perfect…

One dish, Two meals

I’ve been on a major health kick lately really focusing on eating the good foods my body actually needs. This complete lifestyle change came about when I bought Cameron Diaz’s book, The Body Book: The Law of Hunger, the Science of Strength, and Other Ways to Love Your Amazing Body. She not only talks about…

Airport Chic

One must be very strategic in picking out their airport outfit. It must be durable, flexible, functional and most importantly, comfortable. There’s nothing worse then being stuck on an overseas flight in the most uncomfortable pair of pants, England 2014 I’m looking at you. So if you don’t heed my advice and go for style…

links & loves

This morning I woke up to snow. If you know anything about me it’s that I love snow. I love winter, I love the cold, but when you tease me with sunny skies and 65 degrees and then dump snow on my lawn I’m not a happy camper. Thus todays links & loves is all…

“Natural” Messy Waves

The hairstyle of the moment is the “I woke up like this” messy do. I, as well as the rest of the world have been working to master this seemingly undone disheveled look. I have found that the two vital components to mastering this look are the right products and technique. To achieve the look above,…

Natural Brows

Today, I’m covering my new favorite topic, eyebrows. I used pluck my eyebrows obsessively trying to make them thin and perfect. Something finally clicked in me and I decided I no longer liked the look of barely there eyebrows. So I started growing them out; I haven’t waxed or plucked my eyebrows in over two months and…

Spring Transitioning

The whole purpose of strategically building a wardrobe is to really maximize that wardrobe by buying pieces that can mix and match each other effortlessly. Transitioning your winter wardrobe into spring is a great way to increase the usage and overall size of your wardrobe. For example, today I’ve paired a neon floral skirt with…

links & loves: beach edition

Going on vacation, summer approaching or heading to the lake, there are always good excuses for buying new swimsuits each year. Trust me, I make them every time. I’ve been coveting this Triangle bikini and also love the colors of this one as well. Coverups are also a beach essential. Go trendy with this short kimono coverup,…

Minty Green Smoothie

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!! Today, to supplement my lack of Irish heritage I created this mint green smoothie to start of my day on a healthy and festive note. (VIEW VIDEO HERE —>) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ep5Fg1Cz2zE Ingredients: 1 banana 1/2 cup vanilla greek yogurt coconut pineapple water 1/4 of a lemon’s juice 1/4 tsp peppermint extract 2…

Snapback chic

When putting together an outfit I always try to choose one piece that adds an unexpected twist to the look. I wore this look to brunch the other day and I loved how sporty this neutral ensemble was with an unexpected twist from the snapback hat and funky sneakers. These shoes are wonderful. I got…

links & loves

If you like wearing men’s clothing as much as I do you will love these short sleeve button downs from J. Crew; they look vintage with lively colors and patterns. They’ll pair great with cigarrette pants and strappy stilettos. (I’m planning to get this, this and this). In the market for a new watch? Arvo has…