Sometimes

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Sometimes good things happen. Sometimes you wear jean on jean and it works.

Sometimes you’re too busy to do your laundry, so you leave it in the laundry room and come home to it washed, dried and folded on your bed.

Sometimes you hear a great song on the radio, assume it’s too difficult to play, but look it up and realize it only uses the chords you already know and learn it in a few minutes!

Sometimes the girls at work share their expensive nail polish.

Sometimes you go shopping and find exactly what your looking for.

Sometimes the fish you’re taking care of doesn’t die like you’re sure it’s going to any minute.

Sometimes you walk outside and are surprised by how nice of a day it is!

Sometimes life is headed in the right direction.

Sometimes I think we should pay more attention to the little things that happen in our lives.

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Winter Lipstick Diaries pt III – RASPBERRY

I just recently got this color in the mail (thanks Mom & Dad!!) and it is fantastic! Rich Raspberry (6718) from ELF’s mineral collection is my new favorite lip color.

I think I’m starting to get better as far as the sinus infection/cold goes. I still don’t really have a voice, but I’d rather only be a little better than worse! The 15 hours of sleep I got last night helped, I’m sure!

It just so happens that this beautiful lipstick perfectly matches this thrifted tee I bought (thanks again for your advice, Maria), these new leggings from Forever 21 I bought on Wednesday and the belt I stole from Katrin! Yes, I tucked a shirt into my leggings. Get over it. Happy New Years Eve!

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New Years Dress

Yes, I know it’s a little blury. Yes, I know it’s not even Christmas yet.

The thing is, I bought this dress online and I just got it a couple days ago. I’ve never been so excited about a dress.

And the party I’m going to wear it to is an annual thing–and supposed to be amazing.

I guess we’ll see!

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Monday with Maria: DIY Glittery Belt

I am a very girly-girl when it comes to the way I dress. I absolutely love frilly, glittery, and bold fashion pieces. This week I will show you guys how to make a gold-glittery accent belt!

This belt was very easy to make. There are very few supplies you need: Paint brushes, glitter (any color or any size), and Mod Podge.

You will also need a belt. I got this belt at the local Good Will for only $1.99! You can also re-vamp an old belt. I chose this one because of the gold clasp. You should choose the clasp color depending on what color glitter you pick out.

Next, I took a pan and covered it in aluminum foil to avoid getting glitter everywhere.

Then, put some Mod Podge into a container. I cut the top off a coke bottle for an easy clean up. Then mix in some glitter.

Then apply to the belt. You don’t need to to put it on the inside, just the outside. Next, sprinkle the glitter all around the belt.

After the glitter dried I hung up the belt to let any extra glitter fall off. Apply one more coat of just Mod Podge to seal in the rest of the glitter. Then you’re finished!

It makes any old outfit look fabulous! Make sure to pair it up with some glittery gold heels to match and you’re ready for a night out on the town!

(I got these shoes at Charlotte Russe)

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