Odds and Ends

I have a new eyeshadow obsession – these are so easy to wear for everyday looks!

There’s French girl style and then there’s French woman style.

The 9 months of pregnancy, ranked from worst to best.

I finally updated my What I’m Using page – every category you could possibly imagine!

The radical woman behind “Goodnight Moon.”

It’s Black History Month – check out these fantastic Black-owned beauty brands.

The COVID jerk.

Almost 50% off these incredibly cozy slippers.

14 U.S. cities that feel like Europe.

I’m so excited to re-introduce retinol back into my skincare routine…this has been my #1 pick for years.

The Winter Olympics are here! What’s up with figure skating scoring?

Did you watch the “And Just Like That” finale last night? I’ve been enjoying this Instagram account with all the fashion details.

Happy whatever day it is! We’re on day 3 of school cancellations due to snow and I don’t know which way is up. Wishing you a great weekend!

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Odds and Ends

This serum is rocking my world. If you want straight-up hydration and glow, look no further. (20% off today!) I’m using it morning and night and is incredible.

Cake is better frozen. Say what?

A lament for Steve Brady. Poor guy.

What the hell is happening with this unknown space object?

The SAT is going digital! (And will only be 2 hours.)

Does it seem like hyaluronic acid serums are drying out your face? This might be why. Gosh, I love Dr. Idriss so much.

Kosas reformulated their 10-second eyeshadows and I’m so happy. They are far less glittery…just a beautiful subtle sheen this time around. Blaze is my favorite and I apply it here.

Did you see my Ilia Super Serum vs Kosas Tinted Face Oil showdown?

I love cold crunchy vegetables so this recipe is my dream.

Should we just freeze ourselves until things are more stable?

This made me laugh…imagine reading this tweet 2 years ago. It’s practically a foreign language.

Happy Friday! Just over here wondering if my headache and fatigue is COVID or my period, as one does. Wishing you a wonderful weekend.

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Odds and Ends

Is 2022 the year of the rebellious hairstyle? (I mean, I cut my own bangs this week so I’m on brand.)

I crowdsourced the best way to get eye makeup off sensitive eyes and SO many of you recommended the makeup eraser. I also looooove these bamboo rounds!

Staring at a wall for 15 minutes might be all you need to get out of a creative rut.

How parents can provide stability to teens grappling with stress and uncertainty. Great read.

Hanky panky quality at a fraction of the cost. #thongsong

I’m still working on 2021, but my 2020 Best Things I Purchased picks are still rock solid! (Although I’ve since stopped Tracy and Splendid Spoon.)

Are we watching The Gilded Age?

Why you can’t resist Wordle. (Yes, I too am addicted.)

A note of reassurance from your school district regarding Omicron. LOL

Oh, Buc-ee’s…why you gotta do me like that?

Yelp just released the top 100 places to eat in 2022. (OKC locals, Cafe Kacao grabbed the #17 spot! You know it’s my very favorite…have you seen my OKC guide?)

André Leon Talley: A Life in Pictures.

Happy Friday! This week flew by at lightning speed, which is strange because I feel like January as a whole has been dragging onnnnn. (psst – it won’t be January forever.) Wishing you a lovely weekend.

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