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Life List: Create a Sensible Skin Care Routine & Stick With It

February 7, 2013


The thing about Life Lists is that every item on your list doesn’t have to be “Climb Mount Everest” or “Organize My Entire House” or “Get Bendy Like a Cirque du Soleil Member and Perform at My Kid’s Birthday Party”. Sometimes it’s just about doing the little things that affect your every day. I am […]

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Cutting It Off

January 28, 2013


I am on a quest. I am on a quest that is requiring more courage than I ever thought I’d need, quite frankly, and it’s making me think entirely too hard about why that is. You see, I want to cut my hair. SHUT UP. Right now my hair is the longest it has ever […]

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Fall Beauty Trend: Bloody Burgundy

August 27, 2012

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There is an old rule I’ve lived by for years. It’s not really fall until: I can wear jeans AND a trench coat. There is a day that is respectably cold enough for a fireplace. (There is MUCH liberty taken here.) I can drink a hot chocolate without feeling ridiculous. (Yes, I’m judgey about my […]

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Clarisonic Mia: My Skin’s Hired Gun

July 16, 2012

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A few months ago I may or may not have realized I was possibly the last person on earth that had not given the very popular Clarisonic skin care system a spin. It was at a point where I was truly, truly frustrated with the state of my skin and after an army of people […]

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PixiGlow Beauty: Fairy Magic at Any Age

May 24, 2012

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I recently had the opportunity to take a look at a new line of cosmetics from Pixi Beauty the PixiGlow collection. Originally created by Petra Strand, this mom set out to design a line that helped women recapture a sense of whimsy and magic in an already over-scheduled life. With inspiration from Disney’s Tinkerbell, the […]

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Spring Hairdos – Freshen Up Your Look

March 13, 2012

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Enough talk about spring closets – your hair deserves some updating, too, right? And while we’re at it, enough with the basic ponytails and “chip clips”. I’m over at momtastic today talking about freshening up your spring hair styles. Come see!

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Hot Pink Lips for Spring – You Betcha

March 6, 2012

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the best hot pink lipstick

Why should red get all the fun? I’m over at momtastic today talking about how to wear hot pink lips this spring and picking a few of the best colors. You should totally do this – and not look like Barbie.

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Holiday Style Finishing Touches

December 20, 2011

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Sometimes you just need some go-to details to complete a look – or transform one. You never know when an impromptu holiday party might break out. I’m over at momtastic today talking about my favorite finishing touches for any holiday outfit. Think of it as your holiday style emergency kit.

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Life List: Master Winged / Liquid Eyeliner

December 8, 2011


Thanks to L’Oreal for sponsoring my post about my favorite beauty looks, tips and tricks! Check out for beauty advice from the experts. ———————————————————————————- I spend a lot of time looking at magazines and editorial images. It’s a hobby and a sickness really. But lately I’ve been fascinated by the look of liquid eyeliner […]

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Sunday Beauty Ritual: Philosophy Microdelivery Peel

November 8, 2011

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[S]unday is a day of rituals. For some it’s church, for others it’s CBS Sunday Morning and a cup of coffee in their jammies. For me, it’s taking a few minutes to take care of my skin – because I’m really terrible about it during the week when things get nuts. I’m over at momtastic […]

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