This past weekend might have been my best yet (excluding the weekend of my October wedding, of course!). Months ago, my good friend Lindsey and I signed up for a Makeup Master Class taught by Mario Dedivanovic, lead makeup artist for Kim Kardashian and newly appointed Global Ambassador of Creative Artistry for the top brow brand, Anastasia Beverly Hills. I’ve been following him for about a year now… seeing his work and the many gorgeous looks he creates on top celebs…. Read more »

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“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” -Abraham Lincoln “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.” -Abraham Lincoln “I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.” -Abraham Lincoln (So, as you can see, I’ve been inspired by honest Abe today!) When a new year begins, we look forward to the future… Read more »

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Wishing all of you sweet little mommies out there a very Happy Mother’s Day this year! None of us would be here without you! Whether you’re a mom, step-mom, mother-in-law, aunt, grandmother, or great grandmother, you’re all incredibly special and super important in our lives <3 Thank you for all that you do, especially to my mom, mama mo – I love you to pieces xoxo

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I would call myself a mush. A sensitive soul. Lovey-dovey. Snuggler. Cuddler. And anything else remotely related to wearing your emotions on your sleeve – that is me to a T. I thoroughly embrace this…which is why Valentine’s Day is my holiday. A day where it’s socially acceptable to have an outpouring of love and affection, publicly. LOVE IT! So, in the spirit of love… I wanted to post pictures of all things that I love. As you know, a… Read more »

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A LIFE CHANGING challenge that I will be participating in myself 🙂 I urge all of my sweet little nuggets to sign up and take a minute each day to post a picture, description + ‪#‎100happydays‬ of what makes them happy each day! I guarantee you’ll see your life through a brand new set of positive eyeballs. Let’s do this! Ready. Set. GO. http://100happydays.com/

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I originally had another blog post to put up this week. However, after my experience last night at my wedding makeup trial – I just had to share with all of my sweet little nuggets my amazing experience! About a month or two ago I began researching potential makeup artists for my wedding next year. As a makeup artist (in training) myself, I already know that I’m pretty picky when it comes to my own face. And especially on my… 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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“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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Here’s a front row seat to the Sugarpova fashion accessories line launch I attended at Henri Bendel’s with Tennis Superstar Maria Sharapova… Here we go! Upon entering the iconic Henri Bendel’s on Fifth Avenue in NYC, you’re immediately greeted by eager jewelry designers that want to adorn you with their original designs and makeup artists looking to give you a new, fabulously flawless look. I immediately took note of the gorgeous Sugarpova display in the front window – stock piled… Read more »

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