What’s In My Bag?

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Have you guys ever seen these featured?  I love seeing these posts when others share what's inside of their bag.  So here's what's in mine. I've been carrying my J.Jill Bucket Bag this month and still love it.  I didn't cheat and clean up so that hopefully explains the craziness of my purse.  Yes that's a Skylander, no I have no clue why it was … [Read more...]

#FashionFriday: The Bundle Up & Stay Home Post

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Here's a nice little diddy from the Weather Channel about our weather tonight into tomorrow here in Philadelphia. Fun times, right? On top of the unbearable cold, I am home with one kid sick. Other than heading to the bus stop, I really can't say that I'm very compelled to leave the house. Rather than dreaming of Florida and our trip last week, … [Read more...]

Bucket Bag: The Purse Trend for 2015 #FashionFriday

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We've been seeing the bucket bag style purse emerge more lately.  For last week's Fashion Friday, I posted about my new J. Jill Bucket Bag and I am loving using it! What's not to love about the relaxed look with added functionality. Continuing last week's theme, I went to do a search for today's Fashion Friday and to collect a few more picks and … [Read more...]

New Neutrogena® Nourishing Long Wear Eye Shadow + Built-In Primer

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New from Neutrogena in the makeup category for eyes is the Neutrogena® Nourishing Long Wear Eye Shadow + Built-In Primer ($9.49, each).  They have 6 combination color products you can pick from, mostly neutrals plus a warm plum shade and a jazzy smokey steel option. Each of these come with a built in primer - what's not to love about THAT.  You … [Read more...]

My Newest Favorite Purse: the Bucket Bag from J. Jill

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I've been wanting to get a bucket style purse for awhile now. I just love the relaxed look and the bucket bag is super trendy right now. So I was thrilled to be able to check out this new product from J. Jill:  the Bucket Bag ($149). I just adore everything about it - the slouched, relaxed look and the fact that it doesn't look all that big but … [Read more...]

NEW PRODUCT: Neutrogena Naturals – Earth Friendly & Easy Peasy

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Don't let the 3 out of 5 stars review influence you on this one - that comment came from a guy who says he doesn't wear makeup so he doesn't need that product.  (Funny how he felt the need to comment - it cracked me up actually!)  Neutrogena's new Neutrogena Naturals Purifying Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes are a new favorite product of mine. … [Read more...]

5 Ways I’m Trying to Be Less Stressed in 2015

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It's always the worst in my kitchen.  I'm standing there and my kids are harassing one another while simultaneously asking me for a snack, the cat is crying for food, the microwave is beeping and the phone will be ringing.  And I'm going insane.  I constantly tell my husband that I'm overstimulated. We're at a stage where there is no free time … [Read more...]

50% Off Some Fab Pieces at Banana Republic Today

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I've been spending waaaay too much money this week so I can only look today but this sale at Banana today caught my eye and I especially love this dress, I wish I had something to wear it to: BR Monogram Ruched Sheath, normally $110 but on sale for $55 today.  Check out all the other awesome Banana Republic pieces at half off today! … [Read more...]

In Search of a Gym Makeover

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For the last 8 years, I've pretty much been wearing the same gym uniform.  Cropped capri active pants from Athleta, mostly sports bras from Athleta and always layered with an Old Navy fitted tank top.  I'm at the gym 5 days a week so you can find me in these clothes often! {by the way - I still wear and love my Urban Halo headbands} Lately … [Read more...]

Apparently I Look Post Menopausal (!!!) & What I Am Doing About It #40 #Skincare

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Last Friday, I went to an overdue annual dermatologist appointment to get a skin check.  Seeing as I have some fairly pale Irish skin and a whole heck of a lot of freckles & moles, I'm technically supposed to be there every 6 months (it had been 18). Knowing that I wasn't going anywhere after my appointment so I didn't put any makeup on. … [Read more...]