3 Things: The Best Things I Ate in 2016

3 Things: The Best Things I Ate in 2016

Let’s escort out 2016 and welcome in 2017 with a series of we heart this’ favorite time-killing game: 3 things! All this week we’ll be getting our list on. Join us, won’t you? I'm pretty sure my body composition is primarily cheese and booze over the holidays. So needless to say, I have edibles on my mind. Allow me reminisce…
3 things: My Favorite Moments of 2016

3 things: My Favorite Moments of 2016

Let’s escort out 2016 and welcome in 2017 with a series of we heart this’ favorite time-killing game: 3 things! All this week we’ll be getting our list on. Join us, won’t you? Although it totally seemed like 2016 had WAY more downs (David Bowie RIP) than ups (but hey, we're getting a lady on our $20 bill!), I get…
3 Things: Favorite Beauty Products of 2016

3 Things: Favorite Beauty Products of 2016

Let’s escort out 2016 and welcome in 2017 with a series of we heart this’ favorite time-killing game: 3 things! All this week we’ll be getting our list on. Join us, won’t you? In a year where I had A LOT of favorites, these are the beauty products that topped the list. 3 Things: Favorite Beauty Products of 2016 Favorite…
What’s your biggest skincare issue?

What’s your biggest skincare issue?

That and more in The Lipstick League, week of 12.19.16 Question of the Week: What’s your biggest skincare issue, and which product(s) do you use to help with that issue? Answer: Rosacea is my biggest concern and I'm still loving the Jurlique Calendula Redness Rescue collection I reviewed earlier this year. It really keeps flareups in line. (All hail the…
Trust Me: You Need a Rice Cooker

Trust Me: You Need a Rice Cooker

I know what you're thinking. You're thinking: "I cook my rice on the stove just fine, thank you very much." And you're probably right. You can cook your rice on a stovetop just fine. But wouldn't it be nice to not set a timer. Wouldn't it be nice to not have to worry about burning it EVER? And, wouldn't it…
NARSissist Unfiltered I Cheek Palette swatches and review

NARSissist Unfiltered I Cheek Palette swatches and review

It's no secret that I'm addicted to blush. If you were to meet me in person, we'd be talking about blush probably within 10 minutes. It's truly one of my favorite things in the world! And recently added to my list of "favorite things in the world" is the new and limited edition NARSissist Unfiltered I Cheek Palette. This massive…
Pssst Santa…here’s the beauty product I REALLY want.

Pssst Santa…here’s the beauty product I REALLY want.

That and more in The Lipstick League, week of 12.12.16 Question of the Week: What’s the one beauty product you hope you get for the holidays? Answer: It's not new, but I would squeal with delight if the Jo Malone Velvet Rose & Oud Dry Oil ($80) was under my tree Christmas morning. I bought the perfume a year ago…
3 Things: Secret Santa

3 Things: Secret Santa

I'm pushing 40 and I've only been engaged in a Secret Santa situation once in my life. What made it super fun was that I worked at a place that had 5 Krista's with a K on staff. So when it was time to exchange our secret Santa gifts, I ended up with nothing because everybody assumed the Krista they…
IT Cosmetics Holiday Collection 2016

IT Cosmetics Holiday Collection 2016

For once, I’m happy I dawdled when it came time to buy holiday gifts. Just as I turned the calendar page and saw December—the moment when I’d usually have a full-on shopping panic attack —I discovered the IT Cosmetics Holiday collection 2016; an array of festively packaged products and all was right with the world! There are so many items…
MAC Shadescents Swatches and Review: Here’s a Story…

MAC Shadescents Swatches and Review: Here’s a Story…

Who doesn’t love a story? Stories motivate us. Would you all have put a top hat on a snowman, baked cookies for St. Nick or poured maple syrup on spaghetti without knowing the stories of Frosty the Snowman, Santa Claus and Buddy the Elf? I think not. Stories always further the conversation and drive the ensuing action. MAC wants to…