Friends, it is time. It is time to have an ever-important, life-altering conversation. Yes, you guessed it. We need to talk about my hair. Meaningful, right? But you have never steered me wrong before, whether it was bangs part one or bangs part two, or ombre, or more ombre, or a darker hue for winter. […]Read More spring 2015 hair: subtle color, textured waves, shorter length
I colored my hair! I colored my hair! It might not seem like a big deal, but I haven’t colored my own since the “plum” incident of 2006. Since then, I’ve left hair coloring to the professionals. For the past few years, I’ve been going for that ombre thing. (Remember this ombre inspiration? And then how […]Read More new hair color! a before & after
We made it. It’s the weekend, you guys! So, how are you? Like really…how are you? I have to throw a big shout out to my awesome husband who gave me some uninterrupted mom time this so I could tune into the Thrive Moms retreat. The speakers (my favorites this time were Lara Casey, Rebecca […]Read More Saturday fun: giveaway winners, new hair, laundry & more
What kind of word nerd would I be if I didn’t review my blog stats? I kind of geek out over Web metrics. I love peeking into what makes readers tick: What you like — and what you don’t. Usually, I can kind of guess the popular content…but this one, this post that went straight […]Read More the post that went viral in 2013
Good news! Spring has finally arrived in our neck of the woods. And my hair has finally been touched by a professional after what seemed like ages. After sharing my last-minute-subtle-ombre-inspiration looks, I brought them into my stylist. She worked her magic, and I’m pretty happy with the results. It’s difficult/awkward/low on the priority list […]Read More new hair, don't care: subtle ombre edition
I’m getting my hair cut — and colored — tomorrow morning! I’m pretty excited about it, you guys. After nine solid months of no-color (yeah, I was paranoid about coloring while preggo), I’m pretty thrilled to be changing up my ‘do. Here’s the deal: I don’t do anything to my hair before over-obsessing about it. […]Read More ombre inspiration.
There are two things that make a cold, dreary day a little happier: frivolous pretty things, and free things. I hit the jackpot with free frivolous pretty things! (Thanks, Influenster.) Today, for your reading pleasure, I review two of the fun items in my Beauty Vox Box. 1. Goody Simple Styles Spin Pins What it […]Read More how to get the perfect bun + apply eyeshadow without looking like a clown
Through some Instagram stalking, I recently found myself at Oh So Lovely Vintage. I am now officially obsessed, and if I lived in Canada, I’d go into their shop every day until we became besties. Is that creepy? The blog/shop/mobile vintage shop in a renovated 1956 camper trailer is exactly what I would dream + […]Read More new fave blog: oh so lovely vintage.