I heart summer tag

So I saw a couple of you lovelies (Julia and Deb) do the I ๐Ÿ’™ summer tag so I figured I’d go for it too :). I’ve been trying to get back to my blogging and these tags and photo updates have been a nice ease in so I hope you’ve been enjoying them! Of course I decide to try and get back into things while I’m in the middle of vacation because I’m super smart…but I think I’m doing alright.
So heeeere we go!

1. Favorite bronzer for summer?

Well. I just started using bronzer (no joke…late to the game) but I’ve gotten a couple sets with bronzers included and like them so far! I have Nars Laguna, as well as Tarte park avenue princess. I also have one by cover fx in sunkissed and I kind of love it…but I maybe a little dark for it now (fingers crossed). Prior to my higher end bronzers I had some drug store ones I just didn’t love all that much, however, that could be because I didn’t know what the hell I was doing. Who knows.

2. Youโ€™re relaxing in a hammock, on a tropical island. What are you sipping on? (Favorite Summer Drink)

Omg what wouldn’t I have to drink? I love fresh strawberry lemonade and I’m a fan of light cocktails…because I’m of age and I can do that if I do so choose. But definitely water! I’m terrible of drinking water on vacation or outside and you end up feeling crummy. So double fist your alcoholic beverage with water (that goes for late nights bar hopping too…don’t ever be that girl. ever)

3. Favorite summer lip product?

I’m really loving the jack black balms as well as the baby lips SPF. I’m really scared of getting sunburned on my lips- happened once when I was younger (as well as the rest of my body) just terrible

4. Pool or Beach?

– I really enjoy the beach. The sound is relaxing with the waves and i enjoy doing stuff like boogie boarding- however I don’t like sand in my pants. So in a pinch I enjoy the pool. It’s just nice to know that there is a beach 2ish hours from my house. I would like to learn how to surf one day too…so I guess I’m more pro beach.

5. Summer = crazy hair! Whatโ€™s your must-have styling product?

– Ugh. My hair in the summer is a hotmessexpress. Oil is good as well as products that have uv protection is nice. I still have to straighten my hair but it holds up pretty ok even with humidity- but soon as rain or water hits- I’m pretty screwed. I think I’ll answer this a little bit better with the summer proof products…

6. Sun bathing or fake tan?

– I enjoy both. Natural is always better but I have some lily white skin over here…I need help. I do enjoy fake tans though because in general I don’t get much of a vacation and then I break out the Tarte fake tan as well as the st. Tropez- both are lovely. BUT NO FAKE TANNING BEDS.

7. Favorite summer nail polish?

– I like blues and purples in the summer…sometimes light pinks. I change my polish so much that I have no preference….just whatever is there that I like

8. Any summer traditions?

– we try to go to ocean city during the summer…and the pool. But generally we just do dumb trips or hit up concerts. Nothing too crazy.

9. Favorite summer scent?

– I like fresh fruity smells. I do enjoy some Vera Wang…

10. Favorite BBQ food?

– BBQ chicken or pulled pork. Yummmm. Really anything on a grill…southern folks.

11. Whatโ€™s your favorite summer-proof product?

– I’ve really been liking the Living Proof style extender as well as the frizz cream…aaaand the new living proof serum. I kind of like those for my hair. The urban decay setting spray is also awesome and the benefit they’re real mascara. Oh and the Kat Von D liner marker. But I use all of those most of the time.

12. Any summer vacation plans this year? No plans? Tell us about your dream summer trip!

I’ve just been to Atlantic City and then I’m currently in Ocean city…next stop- I’m seeing Justin Timberlake and JayZ on Thursday! Woopwoop!

13. Show us your favorite summer dress.
Ugh- summer dress? I’m going to have to think on that one…I found one on the boardwalk at this piercing place that sells a lot of sailor Jerry stuff that had sideshow freaks ๐Ÿ™‚ but I’m not sure what brand it was…might have to look it up.

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Well that’s about it! I’m on my last night of vacation with my family and its my nephews 4th birthday! I tagEVERYONE and anyone to join in!

Much love to all of you…

Xx

The 11 Questions Tag!

Look at me trying to do stuff…I’ll admit to you all I’m a love of tags. It’s like that awkward icebreaker at summer camp over and over again…with different questions for different needs. And I’ll answer this while I’m at it- no, I have never liked ice breakers. They make my palms sweat. But over the internet I call full the masses into thinking I’m witty and clever and you’ll be none the wiser. Well- I guess now you know but whatever you’re still here so I’m not too concerned (maybe? dang it). Either way the lovely Melissa over at Pink Lady Beauty tagged me…so I figured “What the mess, lets DO this”.

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RULES

Rule 1: Post the rules
Rule 2: Answer the questions the tagger asked you, then make 11 new ones.
Rule 3: Tag 11 people [ or how many you feel like ] and link them to your post
Rule 4: Let them know you’ve tagged them

Leggo

1.What is your favorite book? Harry Potter nerd all the way.

2. What fashion trend do you wish would come back? Hmm…would come back? Fanny pack? Really they’re just crossbody bags with a really short strap
3. What is your signature scent? I’m kind of in love with Jo Malone everything
4. What is your ultimate essential beauty product that you would have a hard time being without? Moisturizer. I’m bone dry.
5. What is your most wanted beauty item right now? Most wanted…I’m really loving the hourglass eyebrow pencils I just can’t justify a 32 dollar pencil.
6. What ways do you try to build self-confidence? I think the best way to do that is to be happy with who you are and being comfortable in your own skin. Once you stop caring about everyone else…it’ll all fall into place. Do I believe that it’s fully possible-no. But it’s the act if being aware of it that really sets it apart. I think that makes sense.
7. What style of jewelry do you wear? Super simple and nothing really chunky. Studs and a simple necklace. Maybe a leather wrap bracelet
8. Do you have any embarrassing beauty habits? I pick my cuticles. Pull, bite, pick. I think it’s gross. And I pick my face- eesh.
9. What is your idea of the perfect date night? Hmm…I like motorcycle rides on back roads in the summer. The trees look like they have twinkle lights but really they’re fireflies
10. What motivates you to be your best? Knowing that there’s the possibility of more. You can’t achieve more if you’re doing less.
11. What trends are you into right now? Bright lips and neon accessories

My questions to you:
1. What’s you’re favorite era?
2. What’s trend do you hope doesn’t return?
3. How do you make time for your blogging?
4. What would you change if you had the opportunity and resources?
5. How many make up brushes do you have?
6. What’s your favorite lip products?
7. What overseas brand/product do you wish you had on your home turf?
8. What kind of base coat do you use for your nails?
9. Do you have a favorite hair product? If so…what is it?
10. If you could travel anywhere where would you go and why?
11. What beauty habit do you just not understand.

….tag you’re it!
cowboysandcrossbones.wordpress.com

styleontheside.com

prettylittlebeautyblog.wordpress.com

imaginationisspicy.wordpress.com

samandro22.wordpress.com/

beautyproductreviewsbydeb.wordpress.com

fairytalesandcoffee.wordpress.com

 

aaand whoever else wants to ๐Ÿ˜€

Have fun and can’t wait to see your responses!

Versatile blogger award

I thought it was high time I thank Arabella for the versatile blogger award she so graciously sent my way. She has a lovely blog and I’d like to scoot you all over there to see what she’s up to!

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With this award I get to nominate 15 lovelies…and also share 7 things about myself. Because ime that popular and I just know you want to know all about me (paparazzi).

That being said I’ll do nominations first mememe second.

and the nominees are…

http://producthoochie.wordpress.com/
http://blog.mitziemee.com/
http://poundlandprincess.wordpress.com/
http://lipstickandstilletos.wordpress.com/
http://pixiedustandfairytales.wordpress.com/
http://emilysbeautyblog.com/
http://cowboysandcrossbones.wordpress.com/
http://niicolea.wordpress.com/
http://beautifulkayekie.wordpress.com/
http://shortisthenewblack.com/
http://luchessa.wordpress.com/
http://alushworld.com/
http://pinkladybeauty.wordpress.com/
http://maesbeauty.wordpress.com/
http://fairytalesandcoffee.wordpress.com/

Now on to things about me:
1. I watch cartoons every night to unwind. I’m talking Arthur and bearstein bears. Every night. There’s something about them that’s calming. I can also watch any Harry potter movie and pass out.
2. I’m deathly afraid of people dressed up as mascots, Easter bunnies, Disney characters. You know the ones where their face is fully covered and they have the mesh eyeholes.
3. Sometimes when I’m really down, I pick between two things: wearing my glowing Mickey mouse ears with my glowing rainforest cafe mug whilst listening to girltalk. Or I give myself a make over.
4. I threaten my dog the same way you threaten a house elf: with clothes. It’s like torture for him.
5. Unlike the jersey shore (terrible tv show) we have sweatpant time instead of t-shirt time.
6. I’m allergic to one of our cats (that dang gabby…and she loves me so much) and live Christmas trees. I’ve been suffering from the tree for 29 years and just found out why 2 years ago.
7. I have a dry sense of humor. So much so that my friends called me Daria all through high school.

Hope you found those new tidbits about me entertaining ๐Ÿ˜€ and if you didn’t I have another blog award to post about…so you’ll be getting more about me and my so called life.

Later lovelies!

Xx

I <3 fall tag!

Sooo I know a lot of youtubers and whatnot have done the “I<;3fall" tag…and I was like- but I want to do it….sans video- I told myself what they hey- do tha damn thing! I for sure love fall…it's just a snugly time of year- but not too cold. It's crisp, and light, but has so much depth as well. So, without further a du…

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THE TAG!
1 Favorite Fall lip product?
Chapstick/lip balm/ anything with moisture! I’m more on the dry then combo/dry side and starting in fall my lips go to sawdust

2 Favorite Fall Nail Polish?
I like to stick with anything dark and dark glitters as well…there’s a glitter from sephora by OPI called “to the glitter end!” And it’s a large gunmetal glitter polish. Looooove it.

3 Favorite Starbucks Fall Drink?
Though I enjoy a pumpkin spice latte…I’m a fan of caramel macchiatos and apple cider

4 Favorite Fall Candle?
Umm I’m loving the bath and body works hot apple toddy and the autumn candle

5 Favorite Fall Scarf or accessory
My purple coach gloves! And any scarf really…

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6 Haunted house, haunted hay ride, or haunted corn maze?
Haunted house. For sure.

7 Favorite Halloween movie?
Nightmare before Christmas is a favorite but if I had to pick a cult classic…Rocky Horror Picture Show

8 Favorite candy to eat on Halloween?
All the candies. I’m a candy fend.

9 What are you dressing up as for Halloween?!
I did a Mouseketeer for work but I didn’t actually go out/do anything for Halloween #oldbiddy

10 What is your Favorite thing about Fall?
I just like how fall smells…is that weird? Fall just smells different and it’s cosy and like a big hug all the time.

So what do you “<;3" about fall or autumn?

I tag all of you to join in and please leave a comment with either your response or a link to your post.

Later lovies!
Xx

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