Wednesday, December 13, 2017

National Hot Chocolate Day

Hi everyone! Happy National Hot Chocolate Day! My roommate and I came to the cutest new coffee shop today, to grab a drink and get some work done. Two more finals to go! 

Enjoy!


Here's a link to my  glasses!





Glasses |  Hat c/o 



Thanks for reading!

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Holiday Gift Ideas for the Traveler

Hi everyone! I'm sure you have been seeing gift guides everywhere lately, but I thought it would be fun to share a few of my favorite gift ideas throughout December. Today's gift guide is for the traveler. I've started traveling a lot more recently, and these are items I've found especially useful when traveling!

Enjoy!





Thanks for reading!

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Tips for Finals Week

Hi everyone! Finals week is here- can you believe this semester is already coming to an end? It flew by, and as sad as I am that it's ending- I'm excited for finals to be over and it to be Christmas time! I've been studying a lot lately, and even though am not an expert thought I would share a few of my tips for finals week! Also- I get so many questions about my glasses- heres a  link to them!

Enjoy!


1. Take away any distractions

I get distracted SO easily- my phone and computer being the biggest distractors. I'm currently at the library- and left my phone behind. It's incredible how much more I can accomplish when I'm not texting or checking Instagram every few minutes. 

2.  Find your ideal study spot

Anytime I'm studying or doing projects I am the most focused in one area of the library. Whether you need somewhere a little noisy, or completely silent its important to find a spot where you can be the most productive. 

3. Make a To-Do list and hang it up

I love making To-Do lists, it's a good way to have everything you need to accomplish laid out and it feels great to check thinks off the list. This year for finals week my roommate and I made a To-Do list together and have been keeping each other motivated to finish everything. Hanging it up on the fridge in our apartment has also been a huge help- when it's right in front of you its hard to ignore. 

4. REST!

Getting enough sleep is very important- I know for me at least when I'm tired I don't function at my full capability. During finals week especially I try not to stay up to late cramming in studying before a big test. I always feel more prepared for a final when I get a good nights sleep. 

5. Budget your time 

There's so much going on during finals week and it can be hard to allot time for everything. It's important to create a schedule for yourself and stay on track. I always use my agenda to keep me organized!

6. Breakfast!

Before a final (and everyday) I always feel better when I eat breakfast.



Also someone brought a golden retriever puppy in the library to cheer everyone up while they were studying- definitely made studying a lot better!

Thanks so much for reading! If you have any tips for finals week I need to know about let me know!

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Pop of Red

Hi everyone! There's nothing I love more during the holidays than adding a pop of red to my outfit.  TrendLee has so many amazing designer bags at affordable prices- this red Gucci bag is gorgeous! It added the perfect pop of red to my holiday outfit. I linked a few of my favorite red bags from TrendLee at the end of this post!

Enjoy!









Here are a few of my favorite red bags from TrendLee.com!




Thanks for reading!

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Christmas Cape

Hi everyone! Over Thanksgiving break my mom and I went to the Christmas Stroll in Ellicotville and had such a great time. There were so many festive decorations and events going on- now I'm officially in the Christmas spirit! I wore my new cape from  Ellsworth & Ivey- I'm obsessed with the flannel lining. This pom pom hat from  Buggy Designs is adorable and makes the cutest Christmas gift. 

Enjoy!




The cutest personalized tote from  Barrington Gifts!








Cape c/o |  Pompom Hat  c/o |  Two Bees Cashmere Sweater c/o | Tote c/o



Thanks for reading!

Monday, December 4, 2017

The Art of Gifting

Hi everyone! During the holiday season it can get difficult to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. L'Occitane has made holiday shopping so much easier with their amazing gift sets. There's something for everyone on your list! I love that not only do they have gift sets with full sized products, but also with trial sizes. This makes it so easy to find a new favorite! I've been loving the new Terre de Lumière perfume- it smells incredible! The packaging on the gift sets is also beautiful, and makes such a thoughtful gift.

Enjoy!



My friend Katie loved all of the products in ' The Best of L'Occitane ' set.







Thank you L'Occitane for sponsoring this post!

Thursday, November 30, 2017

The Sky's the Limit

Hi everyone! I am so excited about todays post. I have been using Pantene shampoo and conditioner for as long as I can remember, but generally only used conditioner on my ends. I have fine hair, so if I use too much conditioner my hair is weighed down and lifeless. After receiving Pantene's new lightweight foam conditioner, I was so excited to try it! I went to  Primp Blow Dry Bar in Hamburg, NY-  I wanted to see what an expert thought about the product! Stylist Nikki and I both thought the scent of all the products was lovely. We started off by washing my hair with the Pantene Sheer Volume shampoo, and then used the Sheer Volume foam conditioner. The foam conditioner is so easy to use, and I couldn't believe how lightweight and nourished my hair felt after styling. I always feel so much better and am ready to take on my day, when I'm having a good hair day. 

Enjoy!


Before: 

     

Nikki and I both loved the scent of all the products, I love the sheer volume products for my fine hair!


The  Pantene Pro-V Foam Conditioner works wonders, and is so different than any conditioner I've ever seen! You apply a palm-size amount of foam to your hair, let it absorb for a minute, and rinse- so simple!


Now time for styling!


Adding mousse for extra volume!






The finished look: 







Ready to take on the day- The Sky's the Limit!


Thank you Pantene for sponsoring this post & to the girls at  Primp Blow Dry Bar for the fabulous hair!

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