{Splurge or Save} Hourglass Vanish Seamless Foundation Stick & Brush Review

A few weeks ago, I received the Vanish Foundation Stick & Brush from Hourglass Cosmetics via Influenster for testing purposes.  Its claim to fame is having the coverage of a concealer, fluidity of a liquid, and the… More

{Week 7 Money Challenge Recap} RESET Your Goals = Success

“Personal Finance Really 80% Behavior and 20% Head Knowledge”- Dave Ramsey We are closing out week 2 of February and I have a good feeling that people have started to forget the motivation that most… More

SMC Book Club: The Woman I Wanted to Be

Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light. – Vera Nazarian I am an avid reader and every year I set out to read at… More

{Week 16 Update} 52 Week Money Challenge

Hello Lovelies and Happy Friday! We are coming to the end of week 16 of the year. So far, I have saved an extra $370.00 as of this morning when I crossed off number 11… More

{Kiss & Makeup} 3 Gorgeous Makeup Trends for Spring

Look Good, Feel Good! My makeup kit runs the gamut of price points- from Stila to Maybelline to Chanel to ELF.  Why?  Because somewhere between my growing love for all things makeup and my seasonal makeup purge that I recommend… More

{Kiss & Makeup} I Should Have Tossed My Old Makeup…When?

I am getting a head start on my “out with the old, in with the new” in preparation for 2013. Admittedly, I am a beauty product junkie. I love trying the latest colors in nail… More

{Cause We Support} Building Good Self-Esteem in Girls

Imagine a world where beauty is a source of confidence, not anxiety. Dove® is committed to building positive self-esteem and inspiring all women and girls to reach their fullpotential—but we need your help.They are building… More

Are You Wasting Your Money on a Deal?

I got an email from Birchbox the other day announcing Glamour magazine’s collaboration for the July 2012 Birchbox. I found myself getting excited thinking about all of the goodies I will soon be getting my hands… More