new favorites: shellac nail color + tips for the shellac manicure

Throughout the years I’ve tried numerous nail techniques at the nail salon searching for a way to keep my nails looking fabulous while also having them last. Between work, the house, the kids; my nails go through a lot and I need something strong and durable. I’ve tried Acrylic tips, SNS tips, Jamberry nail wraps, regular … More new favorites: shellac nail color + tips for the shellac manicure

“I realize this: out of sight, but never out of mind.”

Mary Kubica has proven once again why she is one of my favorite authors. Don’t You Cry is easily one of the best written novels that I have read in a long time. Probably since I finished her other two novels, The Good Girl and Pretty Baby. Don’t You Cry follows the mysterious disappearance of … More “I realize this: out of sight, but never out of mind.”

“I need some angry flocking birds!” – Angry Birds Movie

My family and I saw this movie opening night and I am so impressed! Not only is this the funniest movie I have seen ALL year, the ideas and creativity behind the plot were brilliant. Here is a quick synopsis from the Website: “Flightless birds lead a mostly happy existence, except for Red (Jason Sudeikis), … More “I need some angry flocking birds!” – Angry Birds Movie

quick and easy five minute face with beauty expert Sarah Gibbs + a giveaway

Sometimes us women get so busy taking care of everyone else, especially our children, that we forget to take time for ourselves. I can remember when my kids were ages 1, 3, and 4, and my hair, makeup, and clothes were absolutely my last priority. I learned the hard way that when you start making yourself … More quick and easy five minute face with beauty expert Sarah Gibbs + a giveaway

new favorites – The Wallaby Bag-in-Bag Collection from Charming Charlie

My all time new favorite bag is the Wallaby Bag-in-Bag collection from Charming Charlie. Being a working mother of three, I carry a ton of “crap” with me every where I go. The biggest problem I always have is not wanting to carry a huge bag around. For example, if I need to run into the … More new favorites – The Wallaby Bag-in-Bag Collection from Charming Charlie

“They’re not stopping.” “Neither are we.”

Captain America: Civil War released over the weekend and earned an estimated $75.3 million on Friday and is on it’s way to an estimated $180 million weekend debut. (hollywoodreporter.com). We saw the movie Friday, and let me just say, AWESOME!! I was so excited to see this movie. I love the Avenger stories and especially Iron Man. This … More “They’re not stopping.” “Neither are we.”

“Even buried under ice and snow love survives.”

The Huntsman: Winter’s War Synopsis from the Website: Betrayed by her evil sister Ravenna (Charlize Theron), heartbroken Freya (Emily Blunt) retreats to a northern kingdom to raise an army of huntsmen as her protectors. Gifted with the ability to freeze her enemies in ice, Freya teaches her young soldiers to never fall in love. When … More “Even buried under ice and snow love survives.”