April Birchbox

My latest addiction is Birchbox, a subscription service that delivers 4-5 premium beauty samples {full size products on occasion} to your door for $10 a month {cancel or skip a month anytime}. This “beauty delivered to your doorstep” service has become wildly popular for a couple of reasons – 1. you don’t have to waste your money on full-size products...
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JewelMint – Affordable Luxury

This post brought to you by JewelMint. All opinions are 100% mine. Fashion icon Kate Bosworth and Hollywood’s stylist of the year, Cher Coulter have teamed up to bring you the ultimate in affordable luxury with their member-only jewelry club JewelMint. Kate Bosworth is one of my favorite fashionistas and her 70s “music festival” style is so on trend right...
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Manicure Mondays – Ruby Tips

Happy Manicure Mondays! I hope you all had an amazing weekend! After swatching two collections two weeks in a row, I was eager to do a little nail art so I decided to go for a double-edition of Manicure Mondays today. In the spirit of the Nicole by OPI post I had just finished up, I decided to use a...
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So Sad

I’ve never written much about my personal life other than what I’m cooking or where I’m going, but I have no idea what to do with myself right now. I’m hoping that writing this, as depressing as it may be, will be therapeutic somehow. Or, maybe some of you can relate and know that you’re not alone? I’m not sure...
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Manicure Mondays – OPI’s Holland Collection

From OPI’s press release, “OPI celebrates color with the Holland Collection for Spring/Summer 2012. Inspired by the country’s range of stunning shades – as seen in vivid tulips, windmill-dotted hillsides and bustling canals – the collection’s twelve shades offer a mixture of sophisticated neutrals and highly-pigmented brights.” This was such a fun collection with something for everyone. For comparison, I...
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Fashion Star

Are any of you watching Fashion Star? Fashion designers mentored by Jessica Simpson, Nicole Richie and John Varvatos showcase their designs on a runway and then face buyers from Macys, Saks Fifth Avenue and H&M hoping to get a bid on their garments. I’m such a dork that when a designer gets a bid, I literally get choked up with...
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