You are Not a Failure

As I habitually move through my nightly bedtime ritual: remove makeup, wash face, serums, and moisturizers, all of a sudden I am left with my bare reflection starring back at me. A reflection that quite honestly I’m harder on than I should be. Nevertheless, over the years, I have seen myself change. Albeit sometimes overnight, […]

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Give me ALL the Things!

It’s no surprise I call Nordstrom the Mothership. In Texas, the closest Nordy’s was about a 2 hour drive if traffic was decent. (Have I mentioned I can’t stand Dallas?) They have since built one closer since I moved. Nonetheless, it was a real treat anytime I got to go and would basically have a […]

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Kirkland’s Home Decor

I am on a slight farmhouse style kick. If you haven’t seen it, check out my half bathroom makeover! I don’t know if it is because I miss Texas or that is makes me feel cozy and I am CRAVING fall but I am loving it. We don’t have Kirkland’s up here in the PNW. […]

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Random Amazon Finds

Three things I can’t seem to get enough of: Pink in pretty much any shade, shopping, and Amazon Prime. What is it with shipping? Shipping will be $6 dollars but if I spend $ 87.24 more it will be free. So what do I do? Spending $145.24 more and get the free shipping! Yeah, I […]

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Modern Etiquette: Lesson 1

Having grown up in the south, I am not a stranger to etiquette. In fact, I even had to participate in cotillion (a sort of finishing school). Those not from the south may find this hard to believe but this class was almost a right of passage that ladies AND gentlemen took. (At least, that’s […]

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Why We Eloped

I guess I should start off by saying we didn’t really elope. The definition of eloping is “running away secretly in order to get married” and we were definitely not secretive about it. It was more a wedding that was just the two of us and no one else.  I know some people are shocked […]

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All About That Skincare Life

Skincare has always been a part of my life. I grew up in a southern house that made it very clear, eye cream was just as important as our nightly prayers. However, my knowledge and want for great skin eventually succumbed to the lethargic college years. You know– the never washing or even thinking about […]

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Cheers to New Years!

Helloooooooooooooooo 2018!!!! There are few things I love more than a new year. It is so refreshing to think about putting your best foot forward and trying to better not just yourself but your life as a whole. I have a good feeling about 2018. As a general goal setter by nature and someone completely […]

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But First, Cocktails!

Wait, isn’t the quote, “but first, coffee”? *shrug* COCKTAILS ALL AROUND!!!!!! If you know me outside of this blog life, you know that I have a deep love coffee any time of day. And clearly, according to my blog name, I love a good happy hour. And happy hours that involve not just insane amounts […]

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