“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” –Babe Ruth “Success is dependent upon the glands – sweat glands.” -Zig Ziglar “Your ability to discipline yourself to set clear goals, and then to work toward them every day, will do more to guarantee your success than any other single factor.” -Brian Tracy Lately, I’ve been noticing a TON of success around me – from my friends to my family, and several successes of my own sprinkled throughout… I… Read more »

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This past week has been extremely busy, exciting and definitely a little cray cray for myself & my family. Amazing opportunities have been given to us and we are all just beaming with pride & joy at the moment. My weekly highlight began approximately one month ago when I was approached by LOFT to host their Grand Opening Event at their brand new location at The Shops at Nanuet. Naturally, there was no hesitation in my voice when shouting ‘YES!’… Read more »

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Today is Veteran’s Day & I’d like to take a minute to say THANK YOU to those who have served this country for the greater good of all Americans. We owe our rights, freedom & independent lifestyles to these brave men & women. This topic hits near & dear to my heart, as my fiancee is an Army Veteran of 2 wars – The War in Iraq & in Afghanistan. Other close friends & relatives of mine are also Veteran’s… Read more »

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It all started a month ago when I went ahead and splurged on the Urban Decay Naked 2 eye shadow palette $52 USD at Sephora (aka my second home). This product seemed to be ‘all the rage’ amongst many makeup artists, so I decided to give it a whirl myself. I am totally new to the whole concept of the makeup ‘palette’ as of lately and I happen to be enjoying every single minute of it so far! Having multiple… Read more »

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I have some EXTREMELY EXCITING news to share with all of my Sweet Little Nuggets that has been in the works for a couple weeks now! (Drum roll pah-leeeese…) Yours truly will be hosting the Grand Opening Event at LOFT in The Shops at Nanuet (New York) on Thursday, November 7th from 6-9p! BOOM! Pinch me, I feel like I’m dreaming 🙂 I will be in-store giving five-minute makeovers while you shop, sip on some light refreshments and listen to… Read more »

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I wanted to share with all of you some very exciting news! This morning I got the opportunity to participate in a bridal makeup competition at beauty school… And guess what?! THIS little nugget won 1st place! Ahhhh! As you can see, my model is just gorgeous and a pleasure to work with (thank you Stephanie)! I had a wonderful time during this competition and look forward to doing more bridal looks in the future! All of my classmates did… Read more »

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So I’m part of the population referred to as “Gen Y”… Millenials, if you will. And if you want to be totally blunt and straight forward – 30 years old is staring me directly in the face! We are the children of the “Baby Boomer” generation. We are the ones constantly connected to the internet, better known as the smartphone 🙂 We are ready & more willing than our elders, the Gen X & Baby Boomer generations, to test out… Read more »

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“Nothing is predestined. The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.” –Ralph H. Blum “The end is in the beginning and lies far ahead.” –Ralph Ellison This month has been a whirlwind. I just don’t know where September went?! I guess the famous saying holds true – “time flies when you’re having fun!” …And “fun” is an understatement! At the very end of August, I announced to you little nuggets that I got engaged… Read more »

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“Don’t bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.” –David Ogilvy “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather, a lack in will.” -Vince Lombardi “We have the power within, but the secret of success is to employ our power and talents and be prepared for opportunity when it comes.” –Walter Matthews Dreams CAN become reality. Yes, I believe in this wholeheartedly. HOWEVER, this concept & way of thinking… Read more »

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NEVER ever FORGET those who have been deeply affected by the horror of 9/11/01. Today, we should take the time to remember every single person who lost their lives 12 years ago. To the families of the each victim and all first responders, you are in our thoughts & prayers every day, especially this one – 9/11/13. xo

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