Breakfast In Los Gatos | Southern Kitchen LG

I love trying new places, especially local mom and pop types. Current me shakes her head at younger, college me that frequented the national chains and ate generic franchise food, hardly worth the calories in retrospect. Today I am much more selective about where I eat and where I spend my money, away adulthood, but I am here to tell you that Southern Kitchen in Los Gatos is worth it.  Continue reading

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Review | Up & Up T Plus Therapeutic Dandruff Shampoo

Few things can ruin a good hair day like dandruff. Your is cooperating, it is looking sleek, and then you spot some white flecks near the roots. The more you try to brush them out the more that appear and worse they’re falling all over your cute black blouse.

This has been my life for years but I think I finally found the product to fix this.  Continue reading

Review | Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water for Waterproof Makeup

garnier waterproof micellar water

When micellar waters first hit the American market and grew in popularity I was beside myself with excitement. Then they released variations and I was unsure but curious and decided to try one, the Garnier one for waterproof makeup. At the time I also said I’d start using waterproof makeup hence why I bought it, that did not happen. What did happen was that I hated it, I used it all but I hated it. Continue reading

DIY Highlighter Rose

diy highlighter rose

The saying goes “Better late than never!” and late I am with this floral trend. Is it even a trend still? Months back Lancôme introduced their La Rôse Blush Poudre and it was stunning and makeup lovers fawned over it and then they fainted at the price tag of a mere $60. Lancôme was selling a paper flower covered in powdered blush inside a cardboard box that probably isn’t very practical for $60…yeah, no. People quickly made their own, more affordable versions at home and today I am sharing with you how I made my highlighter version of it. Continue reading

This Week at the Drugstore

ulta primer  ulta foundation

Here is something I haven’t done in a long, long time: this week at the drugstore! Theres a few items I had my eye on for some time, a couple that were on sale, and necessities. For the first time in months, I had a good time wandering up and down the aisles looking at products. Continue reading

Empties no.2

empties round 2

Happy Sunday!

There are two reasons I am back to blogging. One, I had a box full of empties and I mean full. Two, I had so many empties of tried and true products I feel good again about trying new products. Grab some moscato and get ready to read, or marvel at how many products I have been able to use up since my last empties post at the end of January. Continue reading

My Apartment Decor

apartment decor

In one of my last posts, months ago, I mentioned changing it up and that I wanted to talk just a tad less about makeup and I had just decorated my apartment. It only took me about five months of living here and my friend shaming me for not having couch pillows to get me started. This was back in March I want to say so a few things have changed or I’ve added and that may come in later post but for the most part this is my apartment decor, and on a budget! Continue reading

Review | Neutrogena Healthy Skin Anti Wrinkle Cream Night

Neutrogena Healthy Skin Anti Wrinkle Cream Night

If there is a perfect time to write about a product it’s probably when you’ve used it all up. If that is the case then I have some catching up to do… I recently finished a tube of the Neutrogena Healthy Skin Anti Wrinkle Cream Night and not to give too much away but I don’t see a difference. Not to say that is a bad thing. Continue reading

March Favorites

We may as well be halfway through April and I just now am able to put up my March favorites. What did I even do all month? Besides celebrating my birthday and lamenting having to pay for my own health insurance… For the first time in a while I have new products to talk about, so that’s exciting, and I also have some oldies but very goodies. Continue reading