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may 2017 monthly favorites.

{favorite makeup and skincare} these are all products that i’ve either recently rediscovered or are my old faithfuls for the summer… loreal pro matte foundation – i’ve mentioned this one in the past but it’s back because it is the time of the year when it’s perfect to wear here in hot texas.  it stays… Continue reading may 2017 monthly favorites.

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april 2017 monthly favorites.

{favorite beauty products} revlon colorstay gel envy nail polishes – i usually do a clear coat on my nails and call it a day.  but recently, i’ve been wanting to branch out.  i saw someone mention that the gel envy polishes were great and since they are very affordable, i thought i would try them… Continue reading april 2017 monthly favorites.

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4•21 | high five for friday!

…one…   there are only 20 days left of school.  this semester is flying by and that’s just fine with me! ….two…   i had monday off due to easter so i did something special.  i finally planted a shrub in memory of my kitty, luca.  it’s been almost a year since i lost him.… Continue reading 4•21 | high five for friday!

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march 2017 monthly favorites.

{favorite makeup and skincare} i didn’t buy any makeup in march!  so i don’t have much to share, but i do have this… olay regenerist luminous light hydrating lotion and overnight mask.  i ran out of my day and night cream at the same time so i decided to try these.  i’m trying to step… Continue reading march 2017 monthly favorites.

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3•24 | high five for friday!

…one…   spring is here!  i got back to my workouts this week, and i noticed all the blooming trees on my walks this week. ….two…   SXSWedu was awesome!  i loved my time there and the ideas that came to me in the great sessions and keynotes.  i hope i get to go again… Continue reading 3•24 | high five for friday!

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february 2017 monthly favorites.

{favorite makeup and skincare} neutrogena ultra sheer sunscreen spf 70 – after my skin cancer scare that i’ve been dealing with for the past couple months, i have been more careful about wearing sunscreen all. the. time.  i like this sunscreen because i can blend it into my moisturizer and it’s not greasy.  it sits well… Continue reading february 2017 monthly favorites.

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december 2016 monthly favorites.

{favorite makeup and skincare} mario badescu drying lotion – this is weird stuff, but it totally works.  i’ve had mine for about a year.  basically, you take a q-tip and dip it into the bottom of the container and pick up some of the pink stuff.  you leave it on overnight and it takes care… Continue reading december 2016 monthly favorites.

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november 2016 monthly favorites.

{favorite makeup and skincare} organic argan oil – i add it to my moisturizer at night or my more matte foundations to give them a little more moisture during this dry season.  i also use it on my cuticles, ends of my hair when needed, and elbows. l’oréal hair mask -this fall/winter is killing my… Continue reading november 2016 monthly favorites.

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october 2016 monthly favorites.

{favorite makeup and skincare} rimmel lipstick in no. 45 – this is my perfect everyday nude color.  i like that it’s a no fuss glossy lipstick.  my dry lips can’t take the mattes right now.  plus it’s super cheap! mary-lou manizer highlighter by the balm – i’ve been wanting this highlighter for a LONG time,… Continue reading october 2016 monthly favorites.

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10•21 | high five for friday!

…one…   sneak peak!  i just got my christmas tree in the mail this week.  my first real (fake) christmas tree!  the one i had while in my apartment was small because i just didn’t have the space for a bigger one.  i can’t wait to break this one out and get it decorated. i… Continue reading 10•21 | high five for friday!

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september 2016 monthly favorites.

{favorite makeup and skincare} the kat von d shade and light eye contour palette was a gamble.  i had seen it in sephora but never could quite pull the trigger.  but after reading lots of reviews of lots of neutral palettes, i decided on this one.  it is beautiful.  the shades are a perfect mix.  the… Continue reading september 2016 monthly favorites.

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9•30 | high five for friday!

…one…   the first six weeks is over.  it was a whirlwind.  i took on some more responsibilities this year so it’s been a challenge to juggle everything.  i’m getting more into a routine though and it’s getting easier.  so far, school has been pretty good.  grad school is good too, just really freaking hard.… Continue reading 9•30 | high five for friday!

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9•2 | high five for friday!

…one…   i decided this week that i needed some zen in my life.  school has been crazy so far and i’ve already caught myself getting a little stressed.  i started doing some yoga because it’s been rainy all week.  but i quickly rediscovered how much i love yoga.  it helps me center myself and connect… Continue reading 9•2 | high five for friday!

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8•26 | high five for friday!

…one…   the first week of the new school year was a success!  there were some hiccups here and there, but there always are.  (and most of mine were with adults not kids.)  i’m excited to explore some new things this year and see where it leads me!  {click HERE for my classroom tour!} ….two…… Continue reading 8•26 | high five for friday!