R E V I E W :: Tarte Shape-tape Concealer!

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     Hey, guys! Today’s post is a review for the ultra-famous, super hyped up, concealer of the year: Shape-tape! I have been wanting to try out this concealer for so long because it is seriously SO hyped in the beauty world. Every single person seems to be IN love with this product, so I wanted to test it out for myself! Soooo, I went to Ulta with some extra Christmas money, and I rebought my NYX “Set it Don’t Fret it” (review here), I rebought my Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow pomade in blonde (review here), I bought an It. Cosmetics angled bronzer brush (which you can see more of here),...

Wellness Wednesday :: The Beauty Chef + the Recipes I can’t wait to try!

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Hey, guys! Today is the first day of a new segment “Wellness Wednesday” where I hope to publish a wellness-related post every Wednesday! I also changed the category name from “Happie Thoughts” to “Wellness + Happie Thoughts”. I really want to focus on writing more wellness posts here on the blog because I think wellness is extremely important, and I think everyone needs to pay a little more attention to their overall wellness!! If you saw my most recent YouTube video “what I got for Christmas“, you know one of the things I bought with one of my gift cards I received was The Beauty Chef, an absolutely GORGEOUS cookbook...

HAPPIE THOUGHTS :: New Years Resolutions!

Hey, guys…HAPPY NEW YEAR!! ✨✨ I can NOT believe it’s already the New Year!! It’s been a minute since my last blog post where I’ve actually written something! The holiday season has been SO chaotic and I have been living in two locations so I have not had a lot of time to sit down and write, even though that’s really not the greatest excuse….. Today’s post is all about my New Years resolutions! I have quite a few, and although I’m not the type to “start once it’s the new year” (I prefer to start NOW, or as soon as possible), the new year is a great benchmark to...

F A S H I O N :: Thrifting for Basics

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Hey, guys! Today’s post is to show off my three new basic pieces that I bought at the thrift store, and to spread awareness that you can find perfectly good things while thrifting! As you know if you read my blog, I LOVE thrift shopping. I think it’s a great way to find super stylish pieces at prices that seriously can’t be found anywhere else. Every time I go to the thrift store, I come back with GEMS, and because I spent such little money, I’m usually way more excited about my purchases! One of my favorite things to look for when I’m thrifting are basic style pieces like solid...

L I F E S T Y L E :: My Super Basic December Favorites!

Hey, guys! 🎄FALALALALA, LALALALAAAAAAAAAA (the best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear soooooo)….✨🎅🏼 I can NOT believe there are already only 12 days until Christmas,  but I’m definitely not complaining because it’s the greatest time of year!! Fall through NYE is my favorite “season” because there is constant fun + parties + holiday cheer! On October first I made a list of Super Basic Fall favorites (which you can read here), and for today’s super short little post, I made a list of super basic DECEMBER/CHRISTMAS favorites that I LOVE and look forward to every year! These things always get me into the Christmas...

DIY :: Festive Christmas Tree Decor!

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Hey, guys! HO HO HO! Today I am sharing a DIY that I saw on Sierra Furtado’s Youtube Channel a couple days ago! She is one of my favorite YouTubers, so when I watched her video for 5 festive DIY decorations I was super excited and IMMEDIATELY fell in love with the DIY felt trees because they look store bought and they looked super easy to make! I’m alllll about DIYs that don’t look like DIYs, PLUS this DIY is super festive, AND it’s super inexpensive, so it really has it all! I made these trees to decorate my own apartment, but they also work great as little gifts for...