Easy Versatile Halloween Makeup

I have a go-to Halloween makeup look that can be toned down, up or differentiated depending on your last-minute costume! Furry friend: What I will be showcasing below is for a black cat, but could be turned into Minnie Mouse with some red lipstick, a mouse, a dog, or even a rabbit. You could even lose … Continue reading Easy Versatile Halloween Makeup


Halloween Throwbacks

In the spirit of Ghouls, Ghosts & Goblins and all things Halloween- we decided it would be fun to show you our old costumes as kids! Scroll down for a good laugh 😉 Jo  

Setting the date – the biggest party of your life

  When the CoolCats and I got engaged, the biggest question we kept getting asked was "When are you getting married?". Now, I admit that I do the same thing to newly engaged couples, but don't let people's question scare you into rushing your engagement. We were engaged for almost two years, and I felt … Continue reading Setting the date – the biggest party of your life

DIY: Face Masks!

Do you love face masks? Me too! They are such an amazing way to target skin problems and give your beautiful face an extra dose of TLC. Want to know the best part? There are so many masks that you can DIY with ingredients from your kitchen! DIY Masks: "Burning Face Mask" from http://www.babble.com Targets … Continue reading DIY: Face Masks!

October Subscription Reviews: Ipsy vs. Birchbox

Ipsy Products: shout out to the designer of my favorite ipsy bag so far! I adore Halloween and love that they used a Halloween theme for the month of October theBalm Cosmetics Cabana Boy Blush-$21.00 I'm already a fan of theBalm and this blush is very pretty. Not a fan of the small size though. … Continue reading October Subscription Reviews: Ipsy vs. Birchbox

What’s in Our Bags?

Jo's Bag My bag:I bought my bag from H&M for around $40. I was on the search for a big boxy purse with structure and pockets for organization. For someone who is always on the go and between places I needed a bag that could hold many things and go with my outfits. ❤ Contents: … Continue reading What’s in Our Bags?

Makeup Tutorial: Cranberry Eyes

Fall always brings out the warmer and darker shades of my collection out, and I love to experiment with oranges, and cranberry for this season. Since most of my days are spent at work, when I do looks like these they will always be toned down and geared towards everyday wear versus your full-glam looks! … Continue reading Makeup Tutorial: Cranberry Eyes

Falling for Fall Scents

Sweater Weather: (notes; fresh sage, juniper berry, eucalyptus, fresh woods) This candle is fall smells in one jar! It's funny how scents bring memories, and this makes me feel like I am taking a stroll down the street, with leaves falling. Flannel: (notes; crisp autumn air, bergamot, mahogany, fresh woods)  This scent reminds me of men's cologne, … Continue reading Falling for Fall Scents

Smackdown: Naked 2 vs. Pur Cosmetics

When the FabFitFun post appeared on our blog by the lovely Jo, I squealed a little. Not only because it had so many goodies, but the palette in the box reminded me of something that I had just purchased; the Naked 2 palette by Urban Decay. When she came over to photography her September favorites, … Continue reading Smackdown: Naked 2 vs. Pur Cosmetics

DIY: Sharpie Mug

My brother and sister-in-law just had their first baby! In the midst of the chaos of such an exciting time in their lives- I wanted to create something that would celebrate them and new parents. ❤ They are both big coffee drinkers, and who doesn't love a cute mug? I for one have a collection … Continue reading DIY: Sharpie Mug