Holiday Gift Guide Day 1! For the girly girls…

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Who is done with ALL of their Christmas shopping???  Well, good for you.  Me?  I'm not even CLOSE to being done.  So I thought I would help out all of you other procrastinators Christmas late bloomers with some gift guides!  I will be posting one a day every day until Friday, with a different gift recipient each day! For Day 1 of the gift guide … [Read more...]

I’m Loving Blue!

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Hey guys! Popping in today to talk about my favorite fall color: COBALT BLUE!   I love blue and am so so happy that it is on trend this fall season!   Here are some of the looks that I am loving...   Let's start with clothes. Don't do head to toe, ladies.  One piece is all you need. Here are some of my … [Read more...]

Summer Favorites!

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Hey Summer Friends!   Thought I'd pop in and share with you a new of my favorite things for the summer...I've been stocking up in preparation!   Let's start. These shorts from Old Navy... I have a few different colors and have found myself living in them so far this summer.  They're inexpensive, comfortable and … [Read more...]

Make Up Favorites For Spring

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Hey guys! Wanted to pop in and share some of my latest favorites for the Spring! Some of these might be overlaps from previous lists, but hey, that's the sign of a good product, right?   Plus, I am currently on a make-up spending freeze...so I need to make my latest purchases last. Here are some that will be perfect for the … [Read more...]

Our Online Shopping Addiction

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Hey guys! So wanted to pop in and say this out loud to you... I'm Shelly and I'm addicted to online shopping.   I mean, not in the hoardery way...more in a cute way...like aww, isn't she cute with all her purchases.. Both Kristan and I do our fair share of ordering online...meaning the UPS guys knows us … [Read more...]

Sally Hansen Salon InstaGel Strips Review

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Today let's talk about Do-At-Home Gel Nails...   There are a few different kits out there on the market from low end to higher end. I really love gel nails I get at the salon...but I am pretty lazy about getting TO the salon, and by the time I need to get them done again, it's pretty much a guarantee that I have picked them until my … [Read more...]

Simple Snowflake Nails

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This is not even so much a how-to, but more of an idea. So simple and totally cute!   I painted my nails with a fun blue.  I used Sally Hansen Blue me Away. Then I used my Sally Hansen Nail Art pen in white and starting at the top started making dots. I did the dots heavier at the top, and then gradually lighter towards … [Read more...]

Splatter Paint Nails

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I might be too old for this next trend, but I'm doing it anyway!   I love the "accent nail" look...It's become a fun way to add something extra to your nails without going overboard. Not that I have anything against going overboard, and would likely do the splatter paint on all my nails...but today I will show you how to do it and you … [Read more...]

Easy Heart Nail Design

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Ok, this is almost too easy to qualify an entire "how-to" post. But you know what?  I'm gonna do it anyway.   Because I like to play around with my nails, but am by no means that great at it..I want you to know this is totally easy and do-able.   Just paint your nails any color you like.  I chose my all-time favorite red, … [Read more...]

Matte Nail Design

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So I've been meaning to do this post for about 10 months. I'm not exaggerating. I bought this Essie, Matte About You ages ago... I've tried it a time or two. I'm not really sure how I feel about an entirely matte nail. It's not my favorite look. I feel like it kinda looks like an old manicure. But what I do kinda love it using … [Read more...]

My Favorite Fall 2012 Nail Polish

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I don't know about you, but I am so ready for new fall nail colors! Don't get me wrong, I love me some pink and neon, but I am ready for dark and stormy.   I love the look of a dark nail polish on a short, neatly manicured nail.   Here are some of my new favorites:   This entire collection by Zoya is so great!  … [Read more...]

Confetti Nails!

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Last week I had a birthday. So I thought it would be festive of me to let my nails in on the party. It's the right thing to do!   Kristan found the idea for these on Pinterest, which I eventually traced back to this site.  There's no tutorial on how to do them, so I thought I would put one together for you, the way I did … [Read more...]