Friday, January 23, 2015

Lots of lovin'

Looking forward to Valentines Day! Over the past few years I've really come to embrace this holiday. I think it's because it offers something happy {like love} to think about during these long cold months of winter. Here's some of the little loves I've been buying, watching, and getting excited about....

These gold rimmed dot earrings are as cute as a button! Remember how I once told you that I shop at Nordstrom's Brass Plum (teenage dept) for jewelry? As another blog once advised, you can find both cheap and cute there. Well, I'll now be adding H&M to my favorite jewelry shops because these encompass exactly what I look for in jewelry....classic, inexpensive, non-dangly, and goes with everything. Did I mention a 4-pair pack of these are only $5.95? STEAL!

Be ready to pucker up for your hottie (did I just write hottie?!) with these Color Stain Sticks by Revlon. My friend {thanks Julie!} mentioned them on her blog a couple of months ago, and after receiving an Ulta giftcard for Christmas, I decided to try one....or two. ;) Honey (which I think goes on darker than it shows but still very complimentary) and Cherish (which at first is like a total Barbie doll pink, but totally in right now!). Both lighten up nicely with Aveda's color gloss in Luna on top and the color stays on for a very long time. Love how the applicator is like a crayon too, very soft and easy to apply and cheaper than Clinique's Chubby Sticks. I think these will be a new staple in my make-up bag from now on!

Do you remember how cool Astronaut Ice Cream was when you were a kid? It came up the other day when I was reading a space book to our boys and they couldn't believe I had actually eaten space food before. :O I love it when I can still wow them with my awesomeness. So, I went onto amazon and of course they have some! This is going to be my Valentines present for my boys. ;)

We no longer have cable, but that hasn't stopped me (aka The Home Show Addict) from buying seasons of shows that I like via amazon (the verdict is still out if not having cable is actually saving us any money....). I find this show Fixer Upper to be funny, amazing, and interesting. I just can't get enough of it! Joanna also has a blog called Magnolia. You can check out more of their work here.

I've been on the hunt for a good new book to get into and have heard this one The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton is really good! I just picked it up at the library today, but am super excited to get started reading it and will be sure to let you know what I think. 

Hope you all have a lovely time enjoying your loves, whatever they may be!


  1. I am still obsessed with those stain sticks! Off to check out this book now-- and I NEED those earrings!

  2. Really enjoy watching Fixer Upper...and the Brother Brothers...and Love It Or List It...and House Hunters...and House Hunters International. See a little obsession here? :-) Let me know what you think of the book, The Secret Keeper, I am always on the hunt for a good book.