The Weekend

This weekend went by way too fast.  I helped dress a fashion show at Macy’s then checked out Me-Ality, a body scanner that matches you with styles and brands that fit your body.  Unfortunately, I found the sizes to be way off, but I’m excited to see how this technology develops.  In a few years, […]

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The Blah List

Everyone has bad days.  I seem to be having a string of them.  It can be so hard to be positive when life isn’t going my way, but sometimes doing something silly or out of the ordinary is enough to get me through to better days.  Here are some things I recommend if you are […]

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Links a la Mode

If it’s not baroque… Edited by: Victoria of vmac+cheese Bloggers in baroque, beautiful booties, baubles, blazers, basics, and BB cream. This week, Links a la Mode is all about the Bs. Whether it’s a little black dress, celebs serving as benefactors to amazing causes, or beauty tips that can liven up your autumn routine, these posts […]

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Why Don’t You…?

Treat yourself to apple cider and donuts? Make a costume for Halloween?  Perhaps based on a literary character? Visit a pumpkin patch? Bake a brownie pecan pie? Buy yourself a cute, new sweater? Invite friends over to watch Clue and play the board game? Wear something pink in support of breast cancer? Send a postcard […]

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BB Cream Face Off

It’s impossible to follow beauty trends and not see something about bb creams.  These beauty balms have swept the industry into a frantic search for the perfect formula.  I’ve tried three different brands and thought it would be interesting to do a face off.  I used a handful of my favorite products paired them with […]

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The Best of Things

For what it’s worth: it’s never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, there are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope […]

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Galaxy Nails

This week’s IFB Project is all about nail art.  One of my favorite looks is the galaxy manicure because I can use a bunch of different colors and not stress about being precise.  Abstract layers of polish are applied with a sponge until the galaxy takes shape on your nail.  If you are new to […]

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Fall Reading List

The last few days have left me with little time to blog, but I wanted to do a quick post about the books I’m looking forward to reading this fall. I loved Gretchen Rubin’s The Happiness Project, so I am excited about her new book, Happier At Home. Heather Dixon’s Entwined sounds like a magical tale. […]

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Crazy Cat Lady Shops Etsy

Among my friends, it is a well known fact that one day I am going to grow up and become the crazy cat lady.  I may only have one cat right now, but that is because no one will let me buy another.  Everyone knows where a second kitty will lead.  While I usually content […]

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Fall Baking

@Akaleistar I’ve been in a creative crisis the last few days.  So, I do what I always do when I need to clear my mind.  I bake.  I wanted cookies that tasted like fall, so I used molasses, cinnamon, allspice, and ginger.  The recipe still needs some tweaking, but the cookies turned out so good […]

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