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5•12 | high five for friday!

…one…   happy birthday and mother’s day to my mama!  i’m so grateful to have her.  we’ve had our ups and downs (we won’t talk about my teenage years), but we’re in a better place than we’ve ever been.  she’s one of my best friends!  also, happy mother’s day to my sister (even though my… Continue reading 5•12 | high five for friday!

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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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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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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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august 2016 monthly favorites.

{favorite makeup and skincare} the wet and wild highligher in boozy brunch is very pretty golden/champagne highlighter.  it’s not as smooth as a high end highlighter, but it still does the job very well.  |  milani everyday eyes palette in earthy elements was what was missing from my eyeshadow collection.  the warm shades are beautiful and will see me through… Continue reading august 2016 monthly favorites.

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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!

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8•12 | high five for friday!

…one…   meet scout!  she came home this week finally from the spca!  she’s settling in very well and is a sweetheart! ….two…   i’ve been working on things at school for a week now, but this was the first official week of inservice.  it could have been worse, but it’s not my favorite.  i… Continue reading 8•12 | high five for friday!

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8•5 | high five for friday!

…one…   i’m in dallas visiting my sister.  it’s my last vacation before school starts.  hopefully, we’ll get a picture as good as this one from spring break! ….two…   one of the reasons i’m in dallas is for a concert.  not just any concert!  the dixie chicks!  it’s their first tour in over a… Continue reading 8•5 | high five for friday!