How I got $200 worth of perfume (almost) FREE!

Those that know me in real life know that once you get me talking about Ulta Beauty’s rewards program I won’t shut up about it! It’s for a good reason though – it’s the best beauty rewards program out here, at least in my humble opinion. The money  you spend turns into rewards dollars which you can use to buy the products you’ve been eyeing – and if you spend wisely your points will add up VERY quickly. Read more to learn how to maximize your beauty rewards!

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You’re the real MVP!

My fiance, Brent, had an amazing career with Alfred University and recently his efforts were recognized when he was inducted into the Hall of Fame! That also meant it was time for a road trip, and all the shenanigans that go along with a 7 hour drive…

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Lessons From #LesterHolt

I had the wonderful opportunity to meet the new anchor of NBC Nightly News, Lester Holt. If you don’t know who Lester Holt is, you may have been living under a rock (and it’s not 30 Rock!). He’s been anchoring the Today Show, Weekend Nightly News, and Dateline for years.

Lester dropped some serious knowledge during his visit to Baltimore, and I’m so glad I got the chance to soak up some wisdom. What he confirmed is this–nothing can stop you from your destiny, even if it seems like getting there is impossible.

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#Vegan: Hungry for more

“SUMMER IS COMING!” screamed the voice in my head. I indulged all winter… and fall… and late summer LOL and it was time to get back in shape. Last time I went on a “diet” I gave up bread.” and I was absolutely miserable. I knew that wasn’t happening again! This time I decided to go Vegan.

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While Ya’ll Are Laughing at Precious on #Empire Gabby is Getting Money, Honey

I recently became a watcher of obsessed with American Horror Story. I binge watched all three seasons, within a matter of about two weeks (thanks Netflix). I was pleasantly surprised to see Gabourey Sidibe in season 3, Coven. She played a witch and I really enjoyed watching her on the show. I was also surprised to see her when I happened to catch an episode of Fox’s new show, Empire. However, I was disappointed to see Gabourey wasn’t getting a warm welcome on the web…

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Why #Tiny’s Eyes Are A Big Deal

“I permanently changed  my eye color with Brightocular and lovin it!!”  That’s the message accompanying a picture of Tameka Harris, better known as Tiny, giving a smirk to the camera.  T.I.’s wife goes on to say this is her dream come true.  While everyone is certainly entitled to their own dreams and wishes, this procedure really irks me, especially the message it sends.

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#Pizza Pumpkin Seeds

Of course, one of the best parts of carving a pumpkin is roasting the seeds!  As you all know, Brent and I put our creativity to the test in a pumpkin carving showdown.  We were both winners with this pumpkin seed recipe I whipped up!

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