1. Travel Prep: Austin, TX

    This weekend I am headed to Austin, Texas for my best friend’s bachelorette party. Although we have a meticulous itinerary, I know each day will be a mishmosh of drinking making it necessary to be prepared for days blurred into night activities. I recently bought this awesome pair of printed denim by AG Adriano Goldschmied so I knew I wanted to wear those, then this Elizabeth & James Misaki blouse is light weight and sheer but its rocker studs make it a tad dressier. Since my outfit is a bit washed out, I felt like I needed some neon pops with my Essie Geranium nails and bag (I chose…

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  2. Blue Table Setting

    Do the Wednesday blues got you down? Well, it’s time to take that blue energy and convert it into something fabulous… like a gorgeous blue table. I always find that hosting a mid-week dinner with a few close friends, or even just my husband, can make the hardest day of the week go by faster because I have something to look forward to! Think this table looks too fancy to put together on a weekday? My gorgeous table took just minutes to assemble. And the best part? A fancy table doesn’t necessitate fancy cooking. Hop on seamless web, order something…

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  3. April Beauty Essentials

    Hydrating Face Cream: Bliss Triple Oxygen + C Energizing Cream $54.00 / Amazing Coverage Foundation: NARS Sheer Glow Foundation $44.00 [I use Medium Punjab] / Really Lengthens Mascara: (Drew Barrymore’s makeup line) Flower ZOOM-IN Ultimate Mascara $7.98 / Hot New Lip Colors: YSL Rouge Volupte Shine $34.00 in 15 Coral Intuitive & Sephora Glossy Gloss $10.00 in 07 Peach Me / Exfoliating Lip Treatment: Fresh Sugar Lip Polish $22.50 / Get Bronzed Now! Kate Somerville Golden Glow Kit $58.00 [BEST DEAL considering a classic pack of 8 tan towelettes is $48.00 and in this box you get almost double!] / Get the Smoothest Skin Moisturizer: Bliss Blood Orange +…

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  4. Exfoliating Your Lips

    Wearing bold lip color is all the rage… but pulling off this dramatic look isn’t so cute if your lips are dry and scaly (damn you winter gusts!). So in order to prep your pout for their debut this Spring you are just 3 easy steps away.. You just need two key essentials: Fresh Sugar Lip Teatment +  . Here we go: Exfoliate your lips. Take the Lip Sugar and massage a pea size amount onto your lips. Rinse with luke warm water and pat dry. Apply Aquaphor to your lips so they are silky smooth, hydrated, and to fill in the…

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  5. Styled 2 Ways: Sparkle Collar

    Shirt: Jcrew, Skirt: Express (I have never shopped there but my friend got me the skirt and it’s so cute!), Shoes: Giuseppe Zanotti, Bracelets: Vita Fede, Necklace: Vintage I am excited to announce that I have teamed up with the Blogger of LemonStripes.com for a series of Fashion articles called ‘Styled 2 Ways’. How this came to be: I was introduced to the adorable blonde preppy blogger, Julia, and we instantly clicked. We bonded over our love for fashion and food, but it was clear our ‘styles’ were definitely different [she preferred polka dots while I preferred distressed leather…] Julia had the idea for us to do…

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