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music mondays | 4•24

if you’ve seen big little lies, you know the soundtrack is amazing.  i downloaded this guy’s album over a year ago, but then big little lies came out, and it reintroduced me to leon bridges’ music.  he’s so good.  he makes me feel lots of things. (sidenote: if you haven’t seen big little lies, watch it.… Continue reading music mondays | 4•24

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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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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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2•24 | high five for friday!

…one…   i took this monday off.  just ’cause.  it’s good to refresh.  i spent the day watching “la la land”.  i thought i would love it, and don’t get me wrong, i did.  but the ending totally bummed me out. it was beautifully made and fun to watch but i wish someone would have… Continue reading 2•24 | high five for friday!

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2•17 | high five for friday!

…one…   the school year is ⅔ done!  the spring semester always goes by in a flash.  but i have some fun stuff coming up.  i like the busyness and the pressure on some level.  it keeps things interesting.  and SXSWedu is in just a couple weeks!! ….two…   i was featured in one of my… Continue reading 2•17 | high five for friday!

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2•3 | high five for friday!

…one…   love this quote! ….two…   this week’s spread has been making me happy all week!  i got this sticker sheet from oh hey sticker co and built it around that.  so much fun! …three… i had a minor surgery this week to remove some (very likely) skin cancer.  i’m “allergic to the sun”… Continue reading 2•3 | high five for friday!

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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.

music heals me

music mondays | 11•7

who knew this would work!  when i saw them in august, the chicks played this song, but i never thought they would actually play it with beyonce!  i’m all for crossovers and collaborations.  i think it keeps things fresh.  they sounded great, and i hope this is just the beginning of new dixie chicks music.… Continue reading music mondays | 11•7

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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•28 | high five for friday!

…one…   the past couple of weeks at school have been tough.  but they made me tougher.  i’m kind of proud of myself for standing up for me.  as a staff, we’re facing some difficult times, but this week (with the kids) ended up being one of the best of the year.  it gives me… Continue reading 10•28 | high five for friday!