• my new daily makeup routine

    I like to keep my daily makeup routine simple, with a few important things in mind: (1) moisturization, (2) SPF, and (3) a little glow. I found this step-by-step photo tutorial for Flawless Skin With a Beauty Blender by Once Wed on Pinterest, and tried it for the first time this week. Before I got

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  • the faux-glow

    My collection of sunless tanning horror stories is almost as large as the volume of kitchen beautician nightmares involving drugstore boxed hair color and self-cut bangs. I’m naturally fair-skinned, and I spent my teenage years and most of my 20’s doing everything I could to bronze up. Including a longterm affair with tanning beds, for

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  • shop design files: window dressing with ribbon

    One of my favorite things about our new shop is how colorful and creative it is! It inspires me to think outside the box, and come up with fun design ideas for the space. Summer is a slow season for us, and we had several big moving expenses — dismantling and relocating the walk-in cooler, for one —

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  • how to rock a scarf this season.

    EzraLyn scarf (handmade by my friend Traci, and coming soon to the online shop) | LOFT boatneck tee | Anthropologie skirt (a pretty penny, available online) | Dooney and Bourke cross-body (a pretty penny, coming soon to the online shop) | Target boots (2009) If you’ve followed my blog for like, a minute, you know

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  • video how-to: messy side pony

    Need a little hump day hair inspiration? This is fast becoming my go-to style when my hair is too dirty to pass as socially acceptable and I’m short on time. It’s like my 8 year-old side pony, all grown up! {And sans neon scrunchie.} Like the song? It’s Starry Eyed by Ellie Goulding from the album

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