this and that

This + That

Share this photo of lemons to help women detect breast cancer. This 4-year old honorary librarian is everything I want to be. I think I’ll make a batch of these pumpkin truffles tomorrow as part of my “bake something on Sundays” goal for the new year. (Although, technically, they’re no-bake.) Why it’s important to detox your skin. Get a […]

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OOTD, shopping, style

Sales Around the Web This Weekend

Neiman Marcus — Take $50 off $200, $125 off $500, or $275 off $1000 of your regular-price purchase with code NEWYEAR through Jan. 13. My Pick:  Le Specs ‘Cleopatra’ Sunglasses Anthropologie — The Winter Tag Sale is here! Take 40% off sale items with code TAGME. My Picks: Lien.Do Pachuca Pumps + Ivory Wool Dropwaist Dress American Eagle — Jeans BOGO 50% […]

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beauty, my fave 5

My Fave 5: Under Eye Concealers

A good under eye concealer is an essential in my makeup stash these days (see: my tips for camouflaging dark circles). Since I’m all about fuss-free makeup, I look for concealer formulas that blend easily into the skin, brighten and minimize discoloration, and stay put throughout the day without touch-ups. Bonus points if they provide some […]

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beauty, Manicure Monday

I Can’t Get Enough of This 2-Step Manicure

I blogged about the Essie Gel Couture 2-step manicure system back in August, but wanted to circle back with an update after a few months of regular use. Here’s the verdict: I. love. it.  This collection is one of my favorite beauty launches of 2016. It’s pricey for a drugstore nail product, but I think […]

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this and that

This + That

  I love bullet journaling: it’s the best of a planner and diary in one creative, customizable system. Here’s a roundup of inspirational ideas to get you started if you’re new to the concept. If reading more books in 2017 is one of your new year’s resolutions, check out this list of the 25 most anticipated […]

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DIY, style, top

DIY Step-Hem Jeans

Step-hem jeans are a big trend right now, with raw hems that are cut higher in the front than the back. (Think: mullet jeans.) You could get the look for $229 with Paige’s Jaqueline jeans, or find a pair of straight jeans in your closet and make your own. I’m taking scissors to most of my denim […]

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