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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Beauty | COOLA Organic Suncare

The beauty world has been talking about COOLA for awhile now, so when I was approached to try some of their products out, I dove for it!

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Friday, August 18, 2017

Baby | Keenz 7S Stroller Wagon

*Keenz so kindly sent me this to review on the blog.

A few weekends ago, we had the most beautiful weather with some cooler nights and it got me so, so excited for the fall. I don't know about you guys but we love bringing the kids to all the pumpkin festivals and fairs that come around in the fall but dread having to drag around the double stroller. A lot of the festivals in fields and navigating that in a stroller is super tough. It's a battle y'all. But not this year.

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Beauty | BaeWatch

Hey boobalahs! Holy cow, guys, these next few weeks are going to be insane. We have birthday on birthday on birthday on birthday this month - just one right after the other. On top of that, Brody is starting to walk, we're planning a vacation and I'm running on little sleep. Phew! Anyway, let's talk about this look!

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Lifestyle | POPSUGAR "Anniversary" Must-Have Box for August 2017


The month of August just got more awesome because on top of it being my son and I's birthday month, it's also POPSUGAR's fifth birthday - and they know how to celebrate! POPSUGAR is giving away goodies from Pehr, Kendra Scott and tarte (just to name a few!) every week this month for current and new subscribers (if you're new, click here and use code PARTY for $10 off (exp. 8/31)!).

If you haven't heard of the PopSugar Must Have Box, it's a monthly subscription box delivered straight to your door filled with full-sized home, beauty, food, fashion products (legit, one of my favorite subscription boxes!). They also have a "mini" option that contains a smaller amount of products for a lesser price per month. The full-size box will run you $39.95 a month, $109.85 for three (saving you $10) or $214.70 for six months (saving you $25). The mini box will run you $18.95 per month.

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Beauty | Yes, Please!

Before I even get into this look, if you're looking to buy the ColourPop Yes, Please! Palette ($16) featured it is currently in stock right now here! Go, go, gooooooooo! Sold out! They have an e-sign up on the site that will let you get a notification when it's back in stock and, as always, I'll let you know as well!

Get The Look:

  • Makeup Forever Hydrating Primer
  • tarte empowered Hybrid Gel Foundation in Light Sand
  • MAC Mineralized Concealer
  • Makeup Revolution Ultra Bronze
  • The Balm Frat Boy Blush
  • Billion Dollar Brows Brow Pencil
  • ColourPop Yes, Please! Palette  - Champs in the crease, Note To Self in the crease as well, Mischief on the lid, Gno on the outer lid, French Kiss on the outer v.
  • tarte Tarteist Clay Liner
  • PUR Beauty Fully Charged Mascara
  • House of Lashes Siren Lashes
  • ColourPop Lippie Stix in Frenchie
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Thursday, August 3, 2017

Beauty | Summertime Drama

Who said dark lips are just for the colder months? No, seriously, who said it because I'd like to talk with them. Haha. I'm alllllll about wearing whatever you want, when you want which is why I wanted to create a warm look with a dark lip, perfect for any day of the year.

 Get The Look:

  • tarte Cosmetics Drink of H20 Hydrating Booster
  • tarte Cosmetics Double Duty Beauty Empowered Hybrid Gel Foundation in Light Sand
  • MAC Cosmetics Mineralized Concealer
  • NARS Sun Wash Diffusing Bronzer in Laguna
  • Benefit Coralista Blush
  • ColourPop Wisp Highlighter
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance Palette - Golden Ochre in the crease, Raw Sienna in the crease, Venetian Red in the outer v, Tempera on the lid, Rech Ochre on the bottom.
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Definer in Medium Brown
  • ColourPop Lady (I think!) Lippie Stix
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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Beauty | ColourPop Yes, Please! Palette

Phew. What a day! We spent the morning racing around doing different errands and while I'm normally the first one to jump up to get out of the house, right now it feels so nice to sit down and blog. Also, I know, I know. This palette is currently sold and I'm an a-hole for putting my review up now BUT as soon as I hear of the newest release date (because I'm positive there will be another), I'll let y'all know ASAP!

But let's talk about the palette because that's what we're all here for, right? The ColourPop Yes, Please! Palette is their first ever fixed 12 pan palette inspired by ColourPop's favorite time of the day - the golden hour!

Let's talk size. The palette itself is quite small (for some reason I thought it'd be bigger) with naturally smaller sized pans (0.85g) compared to their normal pan size (1.5g). When you do the math, it comes out to be about $1.25 a pan ($16 divided by 12 pans) which actually works out to be a good deal.

  • Full-Zip - a matte warm ivory.
  • Big Cocktails - a matte orange.
  • Champs - a matte pale peachy nude.
  • Bling - a metallic rust.
  • Louie - a metallic duochrome red with gold flip.
  • Butter Cake - a metallic pale yellow gold.
  • Spoiled - a matte brick red.
  • Gno - a matte burnt orange.
  • Mischief - a matte warm yellow.
  • Note To Self - a matte warm caramel.
  • Chauffeur - a metallic bright orange with gold flip.
  • French Kiss - a matte deep red brown.
I've been playing around with this palette for a few weeks now and have a few minor notes but I decided not to go into each shade individually because for the most part, they are amazing! Instead I'll be dividing them into their finishes - starting with the mattes. The mattes (Full-Zip, Big Cocktails, Champs, Spoiled, Gno, Mischief, Note To Self and French Kiss) are slightly dusty but incredibly pigmented. I personally don't mind a little fall out when the color pay off are as awesome as these are.

The metallics (Bling, Louie, Butter Cake, Chauffeur) were soft and creamy to work with - minus one. I'm looking at you, Butter Cake. Butter Cake felt kind of crumbly and like it had big sparkles in it (but it didn't - does that make sense?). It was weird to work with. You can see how it had a different consistency than the others in the picture below.

(Crease: Big Cocktails - Lid: Louie - Outer V: Spoiled - Bottom: French Kiss - Inner: Butter Cake)

Buy - ($16)
* Currently, not in stock. Will update once it's restocked!
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