My Favorite Things Giveaway

These products were provided by Smashbox, L’Oreal, Kerastase, MAC, Ella+Mila, Emjoi, BoxyCharm, & CoverFx.

I can’t even believe that 2016 is almost over.  What a year.  It’s certainly had it’s ups and downs, and while I didn’t quite get as much blogging done as I had planned, this little space kept me quite busy this year.  I’m so lucky to have such great readers and the opportunity to work with amazing brands, so let’s celebrate the end of 2016 with a fun giveaway of some of my favorite beauty products to end the year.

2016 Giveaway

 

One winner will win each of the following:

Official rules:

  1. Entries will be selected using Rafflecopter.
  2. This giveaway is open only to individuals in the continental US, over the age of 18.
  3. Giveaway begins on December 27, 2016 at 12:00am and will run until January 5, 2017 at 12:00am.
  4. Winner will be notified within 24 hours and will have 48 hours to claim their prize.  After 48 hours, another winner will be chosen.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Holiday Gift Guide: for the beauty lover

We spent yesterday morning at the CVS MinuteClinic because Pete has been super sick.  He left with antibiotics and I left with a few new beauty products to try and some inspiration for this post.  Hopefully you’re all way more prepared for Christmas than I am… but, just in case you aren’t, here’s a little help for the beauty lover in your life.  These are some of my favorite drugstore products and everything is under $20!

holiday-gift-guide

 

1. L’OREAL COLOUR RICHE LA PALETTE NUDE 2

2. PURE CLAY MASK

3. ESSIE GEL COUTURE NAIL POLISH

4. PHYSICIANS FORMULA BRONZER, BLUSH & EYESHADOW

5. L’OREAL PARIS COLOUR RICHE COLLECTION LIP COLOR

6. OGX RENEWING ARGAN OIL OF MOROCCO VOLUMINOUS MOUSSE

7. VOLUMINOUS MASCARA (used this on my wedding day!)

8. NEUTROGENA HYDRO BOOST GEL-CREAM

9. OPI NAIL ENVY

If your shopping list still looks anything like mine, hit your local drugstore, grab some of these and call it a day.  Or, pick up a few for yourself, grab a glass of wine and Amazon Prime the rest!  Happy Shopping! xoxo

Before & After: Basement Reveal with Framebridge

This post is brought to you in partnership with Framebridge

About a week ago was our two year house-iversary, and we are celebrating by putting the final touches on our finished basement. When we first looked at this house, we fell in love with the yard and the basement. The basement needed a lot of work but it did have a built in bar, a guest room/office and a full bathroom with laundry hookups. It also had some interesting wall colors, wall to wall shag carpet… and a built in fish tank. Although our inspector made us aware that the water heater and furnace were original to the house, we ended up having to replace both within the first year of homeownership which definitely delayed the basement progress. But seriously, check out this collage of before photos from the real estate listing:

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