[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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[VIDEO] Our Wedding Day, a sneak peek!

For 12 months we’ve been planning our wedding. The last 30 days for me was a COMPLETE blur. Like “I didn’t know what day it was” type of blur. Through it all we still laughed, we still acted a fool on Instagram stories, we were still us. That’s the best part of this experience. I married my best friend. 
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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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The Best Bridal Shower Pictures You’ll Ever See (I am Biased, Obvi!)

This is the face of a really happy bride. My bridal shower was nothing short of amazing and exceptional and incredible and fulfilling and remarkable… I’m out of emotional words but you get it!
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Buy or Nah: Estée Edit The Edgiest Kohl Shadow Stick

Even though I love makeup (with both my pinky toes and all my greys) I have no desire to spend two or three hours doing my makeup. I’m already late. I already wait until the last minute to get myself ready. I already want extra sleep in the morning. I already don’t really want to go anywhere. I’m already never really ready…
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A First-Timer’s Guide to Dîner en Blanc

I’ve always been on the outside of the hashtag #DinerEnBlanc. Usually sitting on my couch looking in on the fun from my iPhone checking out all the party goers slaying their Summer White. But this summer, my girls and I decided to attend Dîner En Blanc in Baltimore. Not only was this my first time attending the Dîner En Blanc event but it…
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