a few of my favorite things…

Happy Monday, you guys. Did you have a fun weekend? We ended up actually seeing quite a few friends over the last couple of days which was nice, and for those of you that asked, Penny is doing great after her spay on Friday. I think she’s a little confused about wearing the cone (I snapped a few funny pictures,…
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chic hair clips

The other day I bought a barrette for the first time in probably fifteen years. I tend to shy away from any sort of hair accessory as I think that they can tend to look a little too ‘done’ for my liking; my mom followed me around for a good half hour while when I was getting ready for my wedding,…
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my skincare essentials

    In the last few years I’ve become a bit of a skincare addict. I wish I had cared more in my teens and early twenties and had listened to my mom instead of baking in the sun and not taking care of my skin, but I’m hoping that the adage ‘better late than never’ will work out for me in…
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the best overnight masks

I love a good face mask. I’m one of those people who is very easily sucked in by beauty marketing and will buy just about anything promising ‘radiance’ or ‘intense moisture’, which translates into my bathroom being littered with about a zillion different products, masks being one of my favorites, in particular the overnight mask. Have you used an overnight mask…
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classic red nails

I just started wearing red nail polish last year, when the Christian Louboutin polishes came out and I fell in love with their perfect red (this one). I’m horrible at doing my nails and always find myself absentmindedly picking off my polish, but the color was so pretty that I tried harder to keep it on and to stop myself…
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pretty ponies

I popped into J Crew the other day and spotted these pretty ponytail holders like the one below, which got me all inspired in the hair department, which ultimately led to Pinterest perusing, and finally to this post. I’m bad at doing my own hair. You? Mine is pretty wavy/curly and can get quite frizzy (especially if it’s humid, then I’m like Monica…
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