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Hello 2017 & My New Years Resolutions

To say that 2016 was a bad year for me would be an understatement. Without going into too many details, in 2016 I: Had to put down my dog after it mauled my mom. Cancelled my wedding. (Click here if you want the dirty…

January 3, 2017
Life

I’m Sorry

I’ve written and re-written this post for what feels like a thousand times. I’ve racked my brain over and over again to find the perfect way to say it but there really isn’t one. I thought, foolishly, that maybe waiting would somehow lead to…

October 10, 2016
Life

We Need to Have a Conversation About Coffee

As an Italian, I’ve always had an affinity for drinking coffee the correct way; slowly and surrounded by friends and family. To Italians coffee isn’t so much a beverage as it is an agent of socialization. You go to the bar, get a coffee…

July 26, 2016
5 Tricks to Keep Your Wedding Under Budget
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5 Tricks to Keep Your Wedding Under Budget

If I’ve learned anything from planning my wedding, it’s that weddings are expensive. Want a box to put your cards in? $50. A cute flower girl basket? $40. My budget isn’t big and my last name isn’t Hilton, so I quickly realized that if…

June 16, 2016
$10 DIY flower girl baskets
Life

$10 DIY Flower Girl Baskets

I’ve been engaged for almost five months. That’s crazy to me. It already feels like I’ve been planning for forever! My latest endeavor has been finding some flower girl baskets for my three lovely flower girls. I’ve looked at tons of different stores and holy…

May 27, 2016
Life

Eat Your Heart Out, HGTV

This post includes products that were sent to me to review, however all opinions are my own. Do you ever this thing where you don’t know something exists, and then you see it for the first time and then you start to notice it everywhere?…

January 23, 2016
travel makeup bag
Beauty Life

How to Pack your Makeup for a Weekend Getaway

Over the summer I published a guide on how to pack a complete vacation makeup kit. It was a comprehensive guide that included everything from skincare to false lashes and it got a bunch of views. Problem is though, that kit weighed a ton. It…

November 5, 2015
FOX Scream Queens
Life

Scream Queens Episode 1: Who’s the Red Devil?

Today we take a break from beauty to fangirl over Scream Queens. For all of you who have been living under a rock, Scream Queens is a new show airing this fall created by the mastermind behind American Horror Story and Glee, Ryan Murphy.…

September 23, 2015