Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Glow baby, glow!

I am a self admitted product hoarder junkie.  I firmly believe a new mascara/nail polish/moisturizer has the potential to change your life.

While cleaning out my inbox this morning, I saw an amazing deal on one of my FAVORITE products and just had to share.

TODAY ONLY, Ulta is featuring Laura Geller's Baked Highlighter (with brush!!) as one of their beauty steals. You guys.....this stuff.  Amazing.  I went through a whole one and am on my second.  Remember that hoarder junkie thing I mentioned? It means I rarely ever use something up.  But this....well this is just that good.
First - The consistency of Geller's baked collection is crazy good -- it starts as a cream and is then baked for 24 hours.  It truly melts into skin and looks flawless.

Second - Contouring and highlighting is really having a moment right now, isn't it?  It can become a girl's best friend, but definitely takes some practice to make perfect.  This highlighter is THE PERFECT WAY to dip your toe in.

Third - This brush may not seem like a big deal, but trust me, it is perfection.  Use the larger end to lightly pat the highlighter along the tops of your cheekbones and give your face a smidge of dimension.  Better yet?  Use the other end of the brush to dot highlighter at the inner corner of your eyes.  Instantly makes you look alive, awake, alert, enthusiastic.  Seriously, this stuff can fake a good night's sleep.  This and coffee and no one will ever know you were up late binge-watching Netflix or dealing with a fussy toddler.

Fourth -- The deal today gets you the highlighter AND brush for $15!!  Ulta claims it is a $44 value (which I am sure it is) but I have bought it before from QVC (obvs) where the same set runs $26.50.

Spring is the perfect time to lighten and brighten and I HIGHLY recommend this highlighter to get your glow on.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

I'm baaaaaaaaaaaack!

Long time no blog, right?

The past year has been one that was busier than I was prepared for.  Survived another shakeup at work, but not without a LOT of stress and long hours.  Another (bigger) shakeup is on the horizon, but I can't even think about it right now or I will break out in hives.  And there was the small matter of planning the wedding.  Which was wonderful. And stressful.  All at the same time.  


So here I am, coming back with my blogging tail between my legs, hoping I may still have some friends/fans/followers out there that would be willing to get back on board with me.  I am feeling my life starting to relax back into a normal and painfully boring existence...and that is a good thing. A very good thing.  

I have missed writing.  
I have missed being creative.  
I have missed trying to make friends and random strangers laugh.  

Also, I think MVP misses me writing.  Before I could come here and talk about online shopping and BRAVO and Pinterest.  Now HE has had to be the one to listen to that stuff.  So if not for me, do it for poor MVP.  Come read my blog so he doesn't have to listen to my nonsensical ramblings.