February Julep Maven box

Have you ever received a subscription box? I have to admit that I have developed a real addiction to them that I need to keep in check. The one subscription box that I continue to receive month after month is my Julep Maven subscription box. I subscribe to their Boho Glam box, and every month I receive a personalized collection of nail and makeup or skin products. I have a lot of Julep nail polish. It’s the only polish I… Read more »

christmas decorations

Is your favorite Christmas decoration something that you find particularly beautiful, something a child gave to you, or something with a lot of memories? I had a hard time choosing a single favorite Christmas decoration, so I am sharing three of my favorite Christmas decorations with you today. I chose something old, something new, and something that I collect.     I inherited my something old Christmas decoration from my grandparents. They are very old and look like they have… Read more »

Christmas in New York

  Growing up in New Jersey, Christmastime was a reason to take a trip into New York City. If you have never visited New York around Christmas, you need to go. I love New York any time of the year, but there is something incredibly magical about Christmas in New York. So, if I could choose to spend Christmas anywhere in the world, I would choose to spend it in New York City.   One of my absolute favorite things… Read more »

Holiday Gift Guide for Girls - Gifts Under $30

If you are still looking for the perfect holiday gift, don’t worry because I am too. So, we only have 11 days until Christmas, but that doesn’t mean we have to settle for the same old coffee mug, pair of gloves, or scarf. I’ve rounded up some really unique gifts for the creative and sassy girls in your lives. Plus, I’ve limited myself to a buget of $30 for each gift (not including tax and shipping).     Enamel pins… Read more »

sugar plum holiday makeup

December’s holiday makeup and style trends usually involve a lot of bright red and green or silver and blue. December makeup is definitely festive and sparkly, which is something I love. I have a true aesthetic appreciation for sparkle and glitter. Because my skin is so pale, however, bright colors don’t look great on me. Rather than brightening my skin, they tend to make me look like a ghost. Purple, on the other hand, not only matches my hair but… Read more »

holiday sweater roundup 2016 ugly Christmas sweater

For as much as I love a Christmas sweater, or Christmas jumper for the Brits, I only have two that I purchased this year. In general, it’s just too hot in Mississippi in December to wear a lot of sweaters. Some people dream about a white Christmas, but I dream about a white Christmas cold enough to wear a different Christmas sweater for the 24 days leading up to Christmas. So, I thought I would share some of my favorite… Read more »