Cocotique Box Giveaway

Recently, I was contacted by Cocotique to host a giveaway on my blog, the lucky winner will win a lovely September Cocotique Box.  The September Box will include a selection of products curated by Nicole Ari Parker, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Sophie's Voice Foundation.  So, hurry and enter...The lucky winner will be contacted shortly after the giveaway, and good luck everyone ;)

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The Nail Files: Red Glitter

Hey everyone!  It feels good to be back and although I've been traveling quite a bit over the summer, I didn't have any time to do my own nails.  So, I was left with whether or not I should go to a local nail salon or do my own nails?  Of course I decided to go to a local nail salon, but for this particular manicure I chose a red glitter gel polish because I loved the color and it's been awhile since I wore the color red ;)

Linking up with Jennie Shaw from The Nail Files...Hope to see you there ;)


Wordless Wednesday: LA Landmarks

While visiting California with my family a couple of weeks ago, I was able to get some great photos of some of the landmarks in the Los Angeles area.  Below are some of the photos I took while on the Movie Stars Home Tour...

Linking up with Crafty Spices for Wordless Wednesday, hope to see you there ;)

Hollywood Sign
Capitol Records
Paramount Studios Stage 27 & 28 

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Influenster TLC VoxBox

Recently, I received my Influenster TLC VoxBox in the mail and I wanted to share with you the great products that were included in my box.  For those of you who aren't familiar with Influenster their a community of trendsetters who social media masterminds and educated consumers who give their opinions of products and experiences.

Influenster TLC VoxBox
Neosporin Neo To Go!: $4.97 to $7.50
Neosporin Neo To Go! is a convenient no touch, no sting spray that fits anywhere to give you infection protection, plus pain relief, on the go.  It is specially designed for one-handed use and is great for your purse, kitchen, desk, workshop, golf, gym or travel bag.
Breyers Gelato Indulgences: $4.49 - $5.99
Breyers, the brand known for bringing families together to enjoy delicious frozen treats for more than 140 years, is expanding its portfolio with the introduction of new Breyers Gelato Indulgences.  Each of the four delicious varieties features a trio of textures - creamy gelato, luscious sauce and gourmet toppings - for the ultimate indulgence.  
Ivory Bar Soap: $3.99 for a 10-pack
Ivory bar soap is 99.44% pure clean & simple and contains no dyes or heavy perfumes.  Plus, with how gentle Ivory is on skin, it's no wonder it''s recommended by 4 out of 5 moms!
AVON Anew Reversalist Express Wrinkle Smoother: $30
Introducing Anew Reversalist Express Wrinkle Smoother.  This translucent balm BLURS the look of WRINKLES on the forehead & around eye INSTANTLY!  Use your fingers to gently pat onto the skin.  The cream-to-powder skin perfector delivers a silky smooth virtually line-free look for skin that gets you noticed!  Anew You starts today!  Visit AVON.com and receive 15% off your ANEW purchase of $50 or more with the code ANEW15.  Offer code valid until 8/1/14 on AVON.com direct delivery orders only.
Puffs To GO:  $0.49 per single pack
Puffs To Go are perfect for use in the car, in your purse, on-the-go, whenever you go!  Puffs are Dermatologist tested to be gentle.
Shell Fuel Rewards Network Card
The Fuel Rewards program at Shell is a free loyalty program that helps you save money on fuel. For a limited time, new members save 25 cents per gallon on the second fill up and 3 cents every time after!

Disclaimer...I received my Influenster TLC VoXBox complimentary and all my reviews are my own ;)


The Nail Files: Pink Confetti

Hey everyone!  It's time for The Nail Files again, so for today's manicure I used new two new nail polishes I recently purchased online, Hey Pink Hotty by Jolie Polish & Summer Lovin' by All Mixed Up Lacquers.  Also, both brands are small businesses I found recently on Instagram as well.  I applied three coats of Hey Pink Hotty nail polish and a coat of Summer Lovin'.  Lovin' my pink confetti nails ;)

Linking up with Jennie Shaw for The Nail Files, hope to see you there ;)

 Hey Pink Hotty 
Hey Pink Hotty & Summer Lovin'


The Nail Files: Let's Meet

I'm loving the Chill Out nail polish collection from SinfulColors Professional I've seen so far. So, for this week's manicure I thought I'd try a yellow glitter polish with a gold polish. I applied my SinfulColors clear coat, two coats of Let's Meet, and I finished with a coat of 24 carat.  I love how my nails turned out, so stay tuned for next week's nail files ;)

Linking up with Jennie Shaw for The Nail Files, hope to see you there ;)

 Let's Meet
Let's Meet, Clear Coat, and 24 Carat
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Splurge vs. Save

I'm a girly girl and love all things fashion, so when asked if I'd like to participate in a campaign on splurging vs. saving, I was delighted to join in on the fun.  Recently, I've been looking for a pair of nude pumps to add to my growing collection of shoes, so while searching in-store & online I found a beautiful pair of Christian Louboutin's Rolando Hidden-Platform pumps at Bergdorf Goodman for $795.  Pretty shoes, but a little on the pricey side.

So, I continued searching until I found a pair of Vince Camuto "Kain" pumps at Nordstrom for only $88.95.  SCORE!  What a great price, not only do I love my new pumps, I get compliments every time I wear them.  I'm so happy I didn't go with the Bergdorf Goodman pair.

Christian Louboutin $795
Vince Camuto $88.95
I was invited to participate in the "Splurge vs. Save" Campaign put together by the Credit Card Insider...