Posted in April 2012

Hair Routine…and holding

I’ve tried this routine twice!  It might be the one. Paul Mitchell Lavender Mint Moisturizing Shampoo Paul Mitchell Lavender  Mint Conditioner Cantu Shea Butter Leave-in Aphogee Keratin and Green Tea Restructurizer Spray Keratase Ultime Elixer  John Frieda 3 Day Straight (then blowdry on medium) Biosilk ; TIGI Bed Head Wax on edges (press, wrap) – … Continue reading


*UPDATE*  I just went back online and this jacket is now $35.99!  What?  I reordered it in both the 16/18 and the 20/22.  At that price, I can humble myself and wear a bigger size.  I will be returning the one I purchased at $58!  Who has $22 to waste?  In fact, keep reading to … Continue reading

Summer Weddings

My boyfriend’s cousin is getting married in June in New Orleans, so I’m on the hunt for a cute wedding guest dress that can endure the hot, steamy Big Easy.  I just ordered this cutie from Old Navy.  It has good reviews, so I hope it’s a good fit.  I can definitely see jazzing this … Continue reading


I just purchased two items from Chico’s.  Does anyone under 50 shop there?  That’s a serious question because I often go in to find cool jackets and accessories.  The quality is fantastic and with the right eye, you can find the most amazing things for any age.  I found a white linen jacket (I’ve been … Continue reading

Summer Wardrobe

Living in Texas requires careful thought to your summer wardrobe.  It isn’t always about fashion, it’s often about survival.  When the temperature reaches 110 degrees, you want to have on something that will let your body breathe! I’ve held on to a few goodies from previous seasons, including an olive shirt dress.  I’m so glad … Continue reading

Makeup Day!

I received my Senna Cosmetics Warm Palette!  It only took four days from order to receipt.  Talk about fast!   Senna Cosmetics Of course, I love it.  How amazing to have all of the basic colors you need to finish your face?!?  I already know this will be a forever favorite.  It has eyeshadow, blush, … Continue reading

Hair Routine #4

This little effort was made because my beautician tried something new that I hated (loads of setting lotion to create ‘bounce’…ugh, just created stickiness).  I had to wash my hair.  I won’t mention that I am now a brunette through and through.  My usual golden highlights are covered.  Wrong hair color!  I can’t wait for … Continue reading