My Favorite Drugstore Beauty Products


So listen. I'll admit to being a make up snob.  The fancy packaging, the scent of expensive perfume wafting in the air...Sephora and Ulta get me every time. But.  I have plenty of drugstore favorites that I will hang onto until the end of time.  Fancy primers and palettes may come and go, but listen to me when I tell you that you NEED these … [Read more...]

Stitch Fix ~ May

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Hey girls!   So I need to share with you my latest obsession: Stitch Fix. I'm a little late to the party on this one, I know...I was a hold out. Let me first explain what it is... Stitch Fix is a monthly subscription (but no contract, you can cancel whenever) where you fill out very detailed questionnaires based on your style,  … [Read more...]

My Favorite Beauty Sites!

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As you know we are make-up junkies around here. SO I'm gonna share with you guys today some of my favorite Beauty/Make-up sites right now. I check some of these pretty regularly.  They have great product reviews, and favorites lists, which are always my favorite!   Here we go. Probably my most favorite is called The Beauty … [Read more...]

Skin Care 101

Skin Care Favorites | That's What We Said

Hey girls! Clearly Kristan and I both love make up. We're junkies.   But I'll have you know that I am a little obsessed with skin care products as well. Maybe even more so...   I have to say that I have not always been the best about removing my makeup before bed, or wearing sunscreen, but once I hit 30, I knew things … [Read more...]

Make Up Favorites For Spring


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 I need to make my latest purchases last. Here are some that will be perfect for the … [Read more...]

Best Boyfriend Crops 2013


So it's Spring. Finally the weather is warming up here in the Northeast...and I know it's been warm for awhile in other parts of the country. Anyhow, it's officially time for me to start showing ankle.   One of my most favorite, "everyday" things to wear the past few years are the boyfriend jean...and most specifically 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 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...]

Coconut Oil ~ Why you need it

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So I'm sure I am late to jump on the Coconut Oil bandwagon. But here's the's good stuff. Of course it says it is "oil", but it oil in a solid form, so it's easy to use.  No spills!   Whether or not you are for or against cooking with coconut oil is not the topic of discussion today.  Honestly I have no idea, because my … [Read more...]

Simple Snowflake Nails

Snowflake Nails | That's What We Said

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...]

Mary Kay — Review and Giveaway!!


It's no secret that I love make-up. Okay. I'm obsessed. I love the way it makes me feel; I love putting it on, and I love the colors and fun packaging. I also love that every day holds new possibilities. Thicker lashes. Darker lips. Natural one day, dramatic the next. I can match my make up to my moods or the occasion. I guess you can say I have … [Read more...]

Must Have Skin Care Products!!


I've always taken it for granted that every woman knows how to take care of her skin and apply make up.   But then lately, I've noticed that I get a lot of comments from women saying, "I have no idea how to put make up on".   This is a travesty that I need to remedy.  I'm making it my mission in life.   I mean...not … [Read more...]