‘Twas the “Pretty” Night Before Christmas

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I want to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Pretty New Year. I wish lots of laughter, joy, laughs, good food, and a holiday full of beauty. I will see you back here on the blog Monday, January 5, 2015. ‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house the only creature […]

Holiday Gift Guide 2014 – The Book Nerd

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I have an addiction to books. I can’t stop buying them in all forms. I read hardback, paperback, and e-books. If I’m having a bad day the best thing for me is to walk around in a bookstore and I feel much better. I have always been a voracious reader and I read all types […]

Holiday Gift Guide 2014 – Fragrance

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This was THE hardest post to write for the holiday season. Why? I have a shelf of fragrances and they are my weakness or as my grandmother used to say “my smell good.” There are some really good fragrances out there at all price points. Enjoy the smell goods darling. They are worth it. With out further […]

Holiday Gift Guide 2014 – Green Beauty

Holiday Gift Guide Green Beauty

I have been trying to green a few of my beauty products, but I still wanted them to be luxurious, have beautiful packaging and actually work. It took me a few tries to find a few of my favorite loves and they are perfect for the green beauty girl in your life. I’m not going […]

Holiday Gift Guide 2014 – The Traveler

Traveler Gift Guide

As a frequent traveler there are certain items I need when traveling. It has taken me a few years, but I have it down to a science. My toiletries are always packed and ready to go, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t a few things that I should add to my travel repertoire. Tumi Alpha […]

Holiday Gift Guide 2014 – Luxury Skincare

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I’m a sucker for amazing skincare. I do believe in the technology, research, and testing that goes into luxury skincare. Do I think it makes a difference? Yes. I suggest trying one bucket list beauty product, using it religiously, and then get back to me. Here are a few on my list to try. I’m […]

Lip Lust with Avène Cold Cream Lip Balm

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I used to be on Facebook more than I am now. It seems that all the noise I can’t take. I go on for 10 minutes and I’m quickly frustrated. It’s the same stories repeated, commented, and then the slipper slope of notifications start coming to my inbox. There are times when Facebook can be […]

Travel Diary: Paris Beauty Tour 2014 – Paradis Latin Cabaret

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Paris is known for their cabarets. To most people the famous cabaret was a popular Oscar-nominted movie, but Paradis Latin Cabaret is actually older than the one known in the movies. The cabaret was designed by Gustav Eiffel, the designer behind the Eiffel Tower. Paradis Latin has over 50 dancers and can accommodate over 700 […]

Travel Diary: Paris Beauty Tour 2014 – French Beauty Shopping at Pharmacie Monge

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After expanding our fragrance wardrobe and lunch it was time to visit a traditional French pharmacy – Pharmacie Monge and the soon to be opened Perfumerie Monge. Pharmacie Monge is one of the largest pharmacies in the city with over 2500 visitors a day. First, let’s discuss Parisian pharmacies. Pharmacies in Paris sell a plethora […]

Paris Beauty Tour 2014 – Lunch at La Taverna with My Paris VIP and the Pharmacie Monge Team

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The group was treated to lunch by Ricardo of My Paris VIP and the Pharmacie Monge Team. La Taverna is located in the heart of the seventh district on the Champ de Mars. The restaurant is owned by Chef Didier who also owns Café Blue Roi at Versailles.. The restaurant is small, quaint, and has […]