All the goodies I plan to buy at Sephora on Black Friday

  As I was creating both my market list and my beauty list (multi-tasking at it’s greatest) I remembered that my beauty closet restocking efforts must happen on Black Friday or Cyber Mondy. I had a whole cart of full-priced gems when I realized, “Whoa baby, what is you doing!?” I promptly searched my email for Sephora to see what…
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[VIDEO] The Best Day Ever, Our Wedding Day!

LISTEN! Please know that I’ve watched our wedding video a million times since our videographer, Chip dropped this video in my inbox a few days ago. September 16th will forever go down as the best day ever for us. And to think I never thought I’d be that girl. In the beginning, I was really adamant about not having a wedding. I mean I really fussed…
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Redbook’s Red Beauty Box Review

From pet treats to stay-all-day mascara, to feminine products to bacon (yes this is a real thing, Google it) there’s absolutely no shortage of subscription boxes. There’s literally a box for everything. So because I love you I’m giving you a sneak peek at Redbook Magazine’s signature Red Beauty Box for 2017. It’s here and it’s filled with the hottest beauty…
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[CONTEST HAS ENDED] My Biggest Beauty Giveaway EVER: Thank you for your support!

You guys. Like seriously, this is the biggest beauty giveaway I’ve ever done and it’s all because you love me (does fashionable cartwheels)! Right before I got married (if you missed that check out our video below) you guys helped me reach 50,000 followers on Instagram. So huge, so grand, and I’m so grateful. You also might know that I…
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The One Thing No One Will Remind You To Do On Your Wedding Day

I’ve been saving cheat sheets on Pinterest and reading articles on wedding prep for the last 12 months. I’ve learned everything there is to know about how to plan a wedding and how to make your wedding go smoother. From how to propose to your bridesmaids to where to find the cheapest candles for your wedding decor I am officially…
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Maven Car-Sharing App Review: Your Phone Is The Key To Your Next Cool Car

Back in April, GM Motors launched it’s Maven car-sharing app in Baltimore. Since our wedding was mostly DIY (read: we did everything ourselves) it made perfect sense to utilize this service for our wedding weekend. But also, what bride has $300 for a limo to take them from the hotel to the venue, and for me, that was 10 miles–not…
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3 Must-Read DIY Beauty Tips My Mom Swore By + A Chance To Win $100 [GIVEAWAY ENDED]

The older I get the more interested in beauty I am. My mother was my beauty icon. I gaze at her pictures and remember how beautiful she was! I remember sitting on her bed watching her get ready for dates with my dad. She would literally have to put me out. My mom notoriously used Noxema, and ALWAYS rolled her…
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3 Things I Vow To Remember To Do On My Wedding Day

It’s hard to believe that my wedding is in less than 3 weeks. Guys, in wedding language that’s basically tomorrow. And even though I’ve been planning since the moment I got engaged last year and I have lists and notes plastered everywhere in my office I still feel so unprepared. I’m officially overloaded with information on wedding hacks and must haves…
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What Beauty Means To Me (Inspired by Dove’s Real Beauty Production Short Films)

“I’m not interested in hiding it!” That declaration from Diana Wright tugged at my heartstrings. She’s referring to her prosthesis. The teacher and mom of two daughters lost her leg after a car accident and is one of the subjects in the short films from Dove Real Beauty Productions, the brainchild of Shonda Rhimes and Dove. As I watched each film…
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