I’m doing my first giveaway!! {Details below} If you’ve seen more than a few posts on my page, you know I’m loving Beautycounter. Their products are highly effective, they have safe ingredients, and they truly support their mission to the highest level. I joined Beautycounter to spread their mission to get safe products into the hands of everyone. March 4th is Beautycounter’s 2nd Anniversary … Read More

Heavy Metals in Cosmetics

I’ve been known to spend hours at a time playing with makeup in the mirror. I never get bored with all the endless options of how to apply your eyeliner, the different shades of lip color, and don’t even get me started on mastering the art of contouring. But, when I started paying closer attention to what exactly was in all … Read More

Trader Joe’s Breakfast Shake

I’m officially a New Yorker! After a crazy few months, Andrew and I are finally settled in Brooklyn with our two little bulldogs. Unpacking after having our stuff in storage for 6 months was like an extra Christmas. After a quick trip to Trader Joe’s, I whipped up an early morning protein shake for breakfast this morning using my long lost blender. … Read More

Meet Rome.

As you know, I love my bulldog, Lucca! So much so that my husband and I get her a little furbaby brother. He’s already proving to be a handful — full of energy, attitude, and so much love.  AK & I love Italy – it’s where we went on our first major trip together and fell in love (specifically we … Read More

Master Class: Dry Brush Skin with Christy Coleman

What’s the one thing you can do to improve your immune system, remove dry skin AND reduce the appearance of cellulite? Dry Skin Brushing! I know, it sounds too good to be true, but this technique has been used for years and actually works! BEAUTYCOUNTER SAYS: Forget the doctor’s office: The easiest path to fewer colds, reduced cellulite, and softer … Read More

Oh hey, October! + Start Running Guide

October may be one of my favorite months.  Fall is starting to make an appearance as the leaves slowly start to change… and the air is becoming less like a sauna. Plus, Halloween is one of the most fun holidays for someone who loves makeup. After taking an eternity a few years off from running, I’ve started it back up and couldn’t be … Read More

Glitter Guide + Beautycounter Love

Have you checked out the adorably informative lifestyle blog The Glitter Guide? It’s just lovely. They recently featured Beautycounter products as one of their Go Buy Now lines. Check out their 5 Favorite Products and then try some for yourself!

August Update + Things I Love

As I’ve mentioned before, my husband and I (& our bulldog) are in the process of moving to NYC (feel free to check out my Pinterest Board dedicated to NYC)! It’s been a long, crazy August so I thought I’d share a little update. We’re still waiting for the perfect time to move. We’ve been blessed by friends with places … Read More

Beautycounter Launches New Skin Cosmetics!

Beautycounter has officially launched their new Skin Cosmetics line! Makeup makes my heart flutter. Playing with the colors, creating fresh looks, discovering new techniques… Give me the latest and greatest! Lots of people have asked me about Beautycounter’s future in makeup so I’m happy to finally make this announcement. When I think of makeup, my first priority has always been … Read More


Well, we’ve done it! (Almost) all of our belongings are packed away in a U-Pack and headed to the East Coast. We’re hoping to join them in the next few months! I’m still not sure how both my husband and I survived the brutal process of packing, purging, and organizing but we did. Honestly, it was refreshing to get down … Read More