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5 Minute Makeup Routine for Moms

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Ain’t nobody got time to put on a full face of makeup every day.  Here is how I roll on those days when I just have errands/housework/workout to do but I want to feel somewhat put together.

 5 Minute Makeup for Moms – Beauty Tutorial Video

5 minute makeup for moms

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TOMS + Target is BEST COLLAB EVER! #TOMSforTarget

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Two of my favorite brands in the history of EVER are collaborating for the 2014 holiday season.  Details are in the video below.

Toms for Target Collection is BEST COLLAB EVER! #TOMSforTarget

See the full Target + Toms collection
TOMS for Target is a limited edition holiday 2014 collection featuring more than 50 items, each under $50, and will be available at all Target stores in the U.S. and Canada, as well as Target.com on November 16 … I have already set my phone alert! And beyond TOMS’ beloved slip-on shoes, the collection includes home goods and apparel and accessories for women, men and kids, meaning there’s something for everyone on your list.
#TOMSforTarget for every gift you buy, they're giving shoes, blankets, & meals to people in need.


Here is TOMS founder Blake Mycoskie talking about the new partnership with Target Stores.

Simple Maxi Dress Style #ootd

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This simple outfit not only showcases one of my favorite summer styles (perfect for travel) but it also shows off the reason why I became a Stella & Dot stylist.  It’s simple, comfortable, chic, and features insanely versatile accessories (the necklace can be worn 5 ways and the handbag moonlights as a clutch).  There is…

2 Ways to Wear a Scarf #ootd

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Yesterday, after I got home from a weekend MOPS Leadership retreat, my family and I went to Taste of Ethiopia where I wore the following outfit… The scarf is one that I have lusted for since I saw it in Stella & Dot’s Fall 2014 preview a few weeks ago.  I’m glad that I don’t…

Say Hi to Summer Thighs #Giveaway


This post is sponsored by Coolsculpting®.  58 days from the day this post is published, I will be near a beach in Costa Rica.  It will be my first real trip out of the country (walking across the border to Mexico during Spring Break in 2001 does not count as international travel). I am excitedly…

Colorful Preppy Outfit #ootd

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I’ve been in love with preppy style for as long as I can remember but these days when I do preppy–I need it to be bold, funky, and feminine all at once. Is this necklace everything or is it EVVVERYTHING?! { SHOP THE LOOK: shirt* Target // Adelaide Hoops Stella & Dot // Fanella Statement…

Camo Skinnies #ootd

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{ SHOP THE LOOK: Long & Lean Tank Target // Green Sutton Necklace Stella & Dot // Adelaide Hoops Stella & Dot // Clover Camo Jegging – CAbi Spring 2014 similar // Chelsea Tech Wallet Stella & Dot // Sanuk ‘Ibiza Gypsy’ Flip Flops here or here } This is one of those occasions when…

BeautiFALL Me Fall 2014 CAbi Outfit Ideas #CAbiScoop

BeautiFALL Me CAbi Fall 2014 Outfit Ideas

On July 18th, I had the pleasure of attending my second CAbi Scoop event at the Colorado Convention Center.  In case you are unfamiliar, CAbi is a beautiful collection of women’s apparel created by Carol Anderson (formerly a designer for Nordstrom). Designed for real women who live real lives, the line includes an affordable mix…

Maxi Style #OOTD

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This outfit is the ultimate lazy/easy/breezy summer outfit, perfect for traveling or vacation or just wanting to feel like you’re wearing pajamas ALLLLL day long.  It does not get much easier than this…. This dress + hat + jewels formula works with all of those simple, inexpensive sundresses that are available in abundance in stores…

My First StitchFix Review – July 2014

This weekend after waiting for what felt like FOREVER (2 months + 2 days from when I signed up), I received my very first “Fix” from StitchFIx.  Now, I might be a little late to the StitchFix party but I was hesitant to try it.  See I, really really enjoy shopping for/styling myself and didn’t…

Casual Chic “Going Out” Outfit #OOTD

Here’s an outfit perfect for those occasions when you want to kick it up a notch–date night, mom’s night out, etc.  You could also swap the heels for a flat sandal (earlier in the day I wore this with my Target flip flops). {Shop the Look: Norah Jean Jacket c/o CAbi // Coy Cami (Spring…

Lace Tank + Cut-off Jorts #ootd

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Last Thursday, on one of Denver’s hottest days of summer so far, I had a meeting with some fellow MOPS leadership ladies in addition to chauffeuring my children to their summer activities.  I wanted to wear something stylish yet “easy on the fabric” ifyouknowwhatImean. Shop the Look: Target Oversized Floral Sunglasses // Stella & Dot…

Fourth of July 2014 Outfit + Makeup + Nail Ideas

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Time to bust out the red, white, blue, and barbeque to celebrate our great nation!  That’s right–it’s 4th of July again and I can’t help but decorate myself from head to toe.  Here are a few outfit ideas (things I plan to wear on July third and fourth), patriotic nails, and a simple beauty look…

Breakup with Your Makeup + Sweepstakes

Break Up with Your Makeup

With summertime in full swing I am enjoying fun in the sun, pool parties, vacation, and outdoor activities with my family.  Wearing makeup has taken a backseat to playing, splashing, getting sweaty, and doing everything else that I’m supposed to be doing during the glorious lazy days of summer. As I’ve grown, my beauty routine…

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