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9•8 | high five for friday!

oh hey there… yes, i’m still here.  i know the blog has been neglected lately.  i’m working on it and trying to carve out time.  i want to make it a priority, but youtube seems to be taking over.  i’m not giving up though!  i’m going to make it work!  bear with me! …one…    school… Continue reading 9•8 | high five for friday!

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7•21 | high five for friday!

…one…   i’m heading out in a couple days to go see my baby nephew, greyson.  he just turned one month!  can’t wait to squeeze him! ….two…   speaking of greyson, i was asked by my sister to part of his birth announcement.  my lettering is not perfect by any stretch of the imagination, but it’s… Continue reading 7•21 | high five for friday!

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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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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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3•3 | high five for friday!

…one…   having taught for ten years, i can say that there’s just some students that stand out. these two definitely did. i’m so proud of them and the choices they’ve made for themselves and each other.  congrats you too!  ….two…   we needed a happy hour like crazy this past friday.  but as it usually… Continue reading 3•3 | 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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7•22 | high five for friday!

…one…   i had the opportunity to revive #bitcheswhobrunch with my oldest friend jessica this week.  the food was amazing, and it was so great to catch up with her.  maybe i need to plan a trip to florida?? ….two…   since losing my sweet luca a month ago, i’ve struggled with the grief and… Continue reading 7•22 | high five for friday!

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6•24 | high five for friday!

…one…   this may not seem like a thing to celebrate, but i have to be positive about it at this point… last saturday, i had to say goodbye to my beloved kitty, Luca.  he was so special to me, and i am so grateful for my ten years with him.  i am planning a… Continue reading 6•24 | high five for friday!

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2•12 | high five for friday!

…one…   after last week, i needed a better one.  first off, the weather was gorgeous!  it almost seemed like spring.  and although it was a long week, it was smooth and productive. ….two…   the mardi gras murder mystery party was a success!  so fun and adventurous!  i want to try it again now that… Continue reading 2•12 | high five for friday!

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2•5 | high five for friday!

…one…   this week was all around craptastic.  this below pic represents me on wednesday.  🙂  by thursday, i knew it was looking up though! ….two…   i turned in my first grad school paper this past week.  i was kind of nervous because i’ve been out of school for a long time (read: rusty).… Continue reading 2•5 | high five for friday!

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12•11 | high five for friday!

…one…   this past weekend, i had the opportunity to go to a gender reveal party.  it wasn’t my first one, but it was probably the best one.  the theme was ugly christmas sweater.  red for a girl, green for a girl.  i happened to be the one to open the gift during the ornament… Continue reading 12•11 | high five for friday!