Makeup Look | Ruby Woo (Bronze Eyes, Red Lips)

Makeup Look | Ruby Woo (Bronze Eyes, Red Lips)

While I typically favor a nude lip for every day, sometimes I enjoy changing it up and going bold.  One of my favorite looks is a classic bright red lip.  When wearing a bold lip, I try to keep my…

Hair | How to Clean a Round Brush

Hair | How to Clean a Round Brush

  It’s a little embarrassing to post this and I am hoping I am not the only person has let their hairbrush get this dirty.  I own a couple of Ergo Brushes that I am too lazy to clean on a…

Nails | No-Chip Gel Manicure

Nails | No-Chip Gel Manicure

I’ve been breaking my piggy bank lately at the nail salon.  While I can give myself a decent manicure, I love to pamper myself with a professional one and I love the look of no chip gel manicure.  After a…

Recipe | Spicy Boiled Peanuts

Recipe | Spicy Boiled Peanuts

I had my first boiled peanut several years ago while visiting family in Louisiana.  My mom was taking us on a tour of her old stomping grounds and on the side the road was a dude in overalls standing outside…

Makeup Trick | Fix Your Broken Eyeshadow

Makeup Trick | Fix Your Broken Eyeshadow

Sadly, I am running out of space to store all of my makeup palettes.  I have been storing them at the top of my makeup cabinet in my bathroom and unfortunately my fairly recently purchased and ever beloved Naked Basics 2…

DIY | Photo Pendant

DIY | Photo Pendant

I wanted to post this before Mother’s Day because I thought this was such a cute and easy gift idea, but alas, I didn’t have time.  I promise to feature it on my blog in plenty of time for next…

Recipe | Aunt Becky’s Margaritas

Recipe | Aunt Becky’s Margaritas

I love visiting my Louisiana family and wish I could get down there more often.  Although living far away from my extended family has become normal to me, when I visit the place where my roots run so deep it’s…

DIY | Brooch Statement Necklace

DIY | Brooch Statement Necklace

I bought this brooch several years ago at a friend’s jewelry party.  I love it because it can be used to bling up so many things:  the lapel of a jacket, a purse, a hat, a scarf, or a shawl to…

Makeup Look | Revolver (Smokey Eye)

Makeup Look | Revolver (Smokey Eye)

I’m so excited to publish my first makeup post!  Makeup has always been a passion of mine ever since I was a little girl.  My beautiful cousins Sarah and Laura Jane from Louisiana were my makeup idols, and I would…

Recipe | Deviled Easter Eggs

Recipe | Deviled Easter Eggs

I am feeling nostalgic this week.  I am missing being the mother of a little girl.  Not that I don’t enjoy being the mother of a young adult, but let’s face it, they are more fun when they are little.…