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Month: June 2018

What DO I Wear?!?! False Eyelashes

“Honey, I am going to my grave with my eyelashes and my makeup on.” ~ Tammy Faye Bakker Pause I need to pause my San Diego commentary by discussing a life changing event that occurred on my birthday. Guys I owe you a huge heart felt apology because I have failed. I have failed as a beauty blogger. I am ….

Wanderlusting San Diego: Birthday Festivities

“God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.” ~ Voltaire It’s My Birthday Thanks to the time change, and the fact that even on vacay, I am an early morning riser, I awoke before it should be made legal. Despite the early hour on the West Coast, I ….

Wanderlusting: Off To San Diego We Go

“Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.” ~ Francis Bacon The Jetsetting Blonde Duo My best friend and fellow Jetsetting Blonde Sarah, is the ultimate adventurer in crime. She and I have taken quite a few trips and gone on a ton of adventures together in the last couple years. ….

Wanderlusting: Coastal Maine

“You can either see yourself as a wave in the ocean or you can see yourself as the ocean.” ~ Oprah Winfrey Secretly A Mermaid If you read this blog or follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you KNOW I am a secretly a mermaid. I mean the Little Mermaid could have been written about me – If I had ….

Why I Travel

“A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.” ~ Lao Tzu Why I travel People ask all the time why I travel. There are many reasons as to why. I am a wanderlust soul always searching for that next adventure. I love to eat good food. Any place that has a beach, also owns my ….

What DO I Wear?!?! Power of the Polka Dots

“Polka dots are fabulous.” ~ Yayoi Kusama Power of Polka Dots I am not a pattern gal. I typically shy away from them. The prints are to bold, and there is not enough versatility in my opinion. I like clothes that are essentially colorful blank spaces that I can accessorize to my hearts content. BUT. There is an exception to ….

Grateful For All of You

“At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” ~ Albert Schweitzer I am not sure I can put into adequate enough words to express how grateful I am for the responses I received ….

“You Are Always Happy” Does Not Mean You Really Are

Trigger Warning: This post talks about mental¬†illness, suicide, and eating disorders.¬† “Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain… To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices – today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.”~Kevyn Aucoin ….

Wanderlusting: Sunset Hikes on Black Cap

“May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.” ~ Edward Abbey Black Cap Black Cap is one of my favorite short hikes in the White Mountains. Just about two and half miles round trip, it is also a relatively easy hike making it quite popular ….