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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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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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12•2 | high five for friday!

…one…   i put my tree up this past weekend.  it’s so pretty.  but what makes it special is that it’s my first big girl tree!  in previous years, i lived in an apartment and there wasn’t the room (or the funds) for a big tree.  but i splurged this year.  i’m just hoping my… Continue reading 12•2 | high five for friday!

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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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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!

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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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music mondays | 3•14

i’ve loved bart crow since i heard “wear your ring” a million years ago.  his new album is different, in a great way.  “dear music” is the second single, and i immediately fell in love with it.  it has that sing-songy aspect to it that makes you tap your foot, but the concept is cool too.… Continue reading music mondays | 3•14

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july 2015 favorites.

{favorite beauty items}   loreal true match lumi liquid glow skin illuminator in golden – this is advertised as a primer, but i like to just add it to my foundation or bb cream. benefit hoola bronzer – i had thought about buying this bronzer for a long time.  it really is the perfect bronzer… Continue reading july 2015 favorites.