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rising strong

it’s no secret that this winter has been tough for me.  they usually are.  but i made some mistakes, did some things i regret because i was feeling hurt and bitter.  in some twisted way, it was my way of reaching out for help.  and i needed it. it’s not “all better” or anything.  but… Continue reading rising strong

beauty · blogging · creative projects · decorative planning · healthy living · kitty cats · monthly faves · personal life · random crap · teachin' school

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.

beauty · blogging · creative projects · decorative planning · healthy living · kitty cats · monthly faves · personal life · random crap · teachin' school

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.

beauty · blogging · creative projects · decorative planning · healthy living · kitty cats · monthly faves · personal life · random crap · teachin' school

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.