Keep it bold

I have desperately been trying to work on my makeup skills and one I have been wanting to master is applying false lashes, it seriously isn't as simple as it seems. 

As with everything you watch a YouTube video and take a stab at it, my stab took a few peel off then reapplications which then had more glue, then I needed and gunk that I didn't want all over my lashes but I can say even with all of that it at the moment is better than having lash extensions only because of J. 

When I had lash extensions J would keep pulling at my face and I felt like they were going to rip off my lashes, and honestly I couldn't deal with them myself. They were beautiful and maybe if they were done properly I'd love them more. But they weren't done properly and my real lashes were clumped together and it irritated me. 

Do I like falsies sure but the work to do it all makes me appreciate lash extensions and the falsies also make me love the fact that I can easily remove them at the end of the night. Plus with Falsies you can change the look without having to wait months or pay tons of money. 

Keep it Bold! | hello there, love.
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Lipstick Love | hello there, love.

Nights like these.

Lately, I have noticed that I am getting a lot of inspiration at night mostly after I should be asleep because the sweet baby of mine will be waking up in a few short hours for one of his night feedings.  

A few post back I showed you guys a few bites from my night out with my girl Stacy over at The Hurried Hostess but what I left out was my outfit of the night.  

I haven't done much shopping [correction: I hadn't done much shopping] and a lot of things still don't fit great since having J, so I had to put something together hoping it would fit nicely.  I have had this top for a couple of years and it possibly could be the first or second time I have worn it like ever. 

I'm really bad about buying things and never wearing them, I have a ton of stuff with price tags still on them 🤦🏽‍♀️ and my husband is going to kill me when he reads this.  

I am proud of myself that to say the least, I fit in it without any spanx! Yas girl, Yas!  ðŸ™ŒðŸ½

Girls Night Outfit Ideas

Blouse👚 Forever 21 | 👖 Pants American Eagle | 👠 Shoes Ralph Lauren

#OOTD | Black and White

The past weekend E and I spent some alone time to celebrate his 1st Father's Day, we dropped J and headed over to Galveston.  A few years ago we dropped E's mom off to her cruise and we decided to head over to Willie G's and so this year we decided to return.

The view was beautiful and the trip to Galveston reminded us of how we use to spend so much time just traveling around our city.  It was nice to have some alone time but we both missed J so much. 

Before we left the island I had E stop and snap my outfit for me, because you know this is how you really should spend your Father's Day, LOL. He loves me way too much. 

Shorts American Eagle | Sunglasses Ray Ban | Necklace Metal Marvels | Shirt Old Navy | Sandals Forever 21 | Backpack Target

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High-Waisted Bikini

hello there, loves.

Today I am talking about a little self love.  This past weekend I found myself in a bikini.  

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I am currently going into my 5th month Post-Partum and I am a little upset with myself.  I am currently about 5lbs away from my pre-pregnancy weight and I still at times feel like I still look enormous.  I have always loved my legs and now I see them in this picture and I am like 🙈.  

I thought I would've lost more weight by now and while I am constantly wanting women to be very proud of their bodies and what they have done, will do, and so forth. I am currently not loving mine 😒. 

I recently picked up this high-waisted 👙 bikini from Old Navy and while it covers all the "necessary" areas, I still can't help but feel like it could fit way better than it does.

I recently ordered a couple of summer items and I had to size up on a few things which doesn't matter to me, it is all about how I look and feel. Sometimes I feel great and I feel like I am making such progress in eating better [I have my moments of indulgences, like there is currently a gallon of sweet tea in the fridge 🙄] and sometimes I am super good.  

The problem is adding in working out into my already super busy schedule.  Mommy-ing is hard and you have to literally plan your entire day accordingly.  For instance, when J goes down for this naps I have to think about what I am going to do and in the order I am going to do it in.  There is no longer do things when you feel like it.  Your every move is planned, at least if you want to remain sane to some extent.  In my case, I am still completely insane and losing my mind at times but each day gets better. But where there is a will there is a way. 

Don't read this assuming I am complaining about being a mother, I am not.  I am totally praying for all the people who are currently in the shoes we were just a few short months ago.  I am very happy every day that I am a mother and that J is ours, we are seriously blessed.  I love every little piece of him, seriously. 

I just kind of hate my body right now, and that has nothing to do with the fact that I had a baby it is mostly just my self esteem at times.

But the other day I found myself calling myself fat and didn't realize my niece was around and she heard me.  And when she told me I wasn't fat, it was at that very moment I wish I could've re-winded and taken the words right back out of my mouth.  ðŸ¤¦ðŸ½â€â™€ï¸ Talk about face palm moment. 

We as women have to stop putting ourselves down.  We have to stop being to judgmental of each other, and we have to stop speaking down to ourselves.  I am my own worst critic. If you have said something about me trust that I have probably said it to myself already.  You're just as an asshole if you have and so am I. 

Start loving yourself ladies.  There is enough BS going on in the world that we don't have to be mean to one another or ourselves for that matter in order to get around in the world. 

I challenge you each day point out something beautiful about yourself.  I have always loved my eyes 👀. 

What is your beautiful?  

Girrl Scout Haul

Is it really a haul if I only bought 3 items? I know I am an idiot but in my defense a girl can't go quitting her job and ballin' out of control all at the same time.

I am controlling myself here. I promise. : | 

I probably should've waited to share these but fuck it.

If you don't know about Girrl Scout you should, I can't remember when or how I found her but I did and that is all that matters.  She is pretty amaze-balls I mean just go look at her IG 😳 girls got a name for herself and thankfully enough she isn't a douche-bag like some bloggers I know. 

There are a couple of things I typically like to keep to myself, my hair professional and my awesome people finds. I have shared my awesome hair guy and so now Im sharing one of my awesome people with you. Consider yourself lucky. 

My hair guy I couldnt not share because he is awesome and girrl scout isn't something you keep to yourself. 

It took me forever to finally order from her because well I have a shopping problem and I am just an idiot but that ended with her recent restock. I finally got my hands on some of her goodies, that sounds bad let's say merchandise okay I am not helping the situation. Let's move on. 

I am a huge weirdo when it comes to the quality of items I purchase, I like the things I wear to feel great. I don't like itchy, weird cheap material on my body especially since this is something that I have on typically longer than 8 hours a day. 

When I opened the bag for the knock'em dead hoodie I almost jumped out of my skin out of pure excitement the material is fucking awesome, I mean I won't let this sucker out of my site because if I lose it I may cry awesome. 

The bonafide weirdo tee is too perfect, it legit will go perfectly with my ripped black pants I picked up from ASOS a few years back.  

And if you don't believe me order her merchandise the quality is the best! This stuff makes me question all of the stuff in my closet, all if it. 🙄

The next thing I get praying it is still available is the face shit bag because where am I supposed to put all my makeup? 🙈 

also this isn't sponsored, I just love her blog and shop. 

Be prepared for the awesome-ness below.  

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