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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Saturday Shopping

I'm starting to get into the 'holiday spirit. Ok, I'm pushing it, I know. 

I received Neiman Marcus's Christmas book this week so that has me all revved up... not to mention, stores are starting to roll out their holiday lines and gift guides and I'm already so into it... although, let's not rush it. I've been trying to shop for others this last quarter of the year, however, today features a lot of stuff I've been eyeing for, admittedly, myself. What have you been loving this week? Have a fabulous day! 


Friday, October 24, 2014

Crest 3D White Whitestrips Luxe Supreme FlexFit

I drink a lot of coffee, tea and diet coke. We're talking at least 3 cups of coffee a day. So, when Crest reached out to me to participate in their 2 Weeks to Your Whitest Smile Challenge, I was all about participating. I used to have super white teeth. I would always get compliments on how white they were. But since drinking so much coffee, my teeth have seen better days. 

Crest sent me a package of the Crest 3D White Whitestrips Luxe Supreme FlexFit as well as the 3D white Luxe toothpaste. The goal is to post this on social media so I can hold myself accountable for the entire 2 week period. 

Here are two completely unfiltered 'selfies' to serve as my before photos.. my teeth for some reason photograph way whiter than they really are... but I assure you they're not as white as they look! The outcome is supposed to be comparable to a $500 whitening treatment at the actual dentist. So fingers crossed, that's what happens! For the next 14 days, I will be putting the strips on once a day for an hour and brushing with the toothpaste. I'll report back after the 14 days are over and fingers crossed the claims are true! 

Have you tried these strips? Have a fabulous day! 


Thursday, October 23, 2014

Playlist: My Kitchen is For Dancing

I think there is absolutely no reason why you shouldn't have a blast every single day. Regardless of the monotony of daily life, work, responsibilities, shortcomings, disappointments... they're a part of life... but I think life is totally what you make of it. It's my attitude to wake up every single day and have an absolute blast. Because why not?

One of my favorite 'pastimes' is coming home from work and throwing a new playlist on the surround sound speakers in our kitchen, turning up the volume really loud and dancing around. It sounds insane but let me tell you.. it is AWESOME. I am so into music and I get addicted to songs and play them non-stop until I tire of them. It's the best feeling when I find an incredible song.  It instantly makes a bad day 10x better and who doesn't love to listen to their latest playlist on surround sound? 

I saw the above image on Pinterest and knew I had to share because it is so 'me'. Then I also felt that I needed to make and share an awesome 'dance in the kitchen' playlist. I've been killing it with my playlists lately and have so many great songs. So here they are... happy dancing! 

Someone needs to produce a runway show to this one. 

Her latest album, 1989, drops October 27th. YES. 

Kanye- The Chainsmokers 

Mess is Mine- Vance Joy 
This doesn't really have a super 'happy' vibe, but it is SO good when blasted and the chorus is perfect for kitchen dancing ;) This is also awesome for driving with the windows/sunroof down. Also, the music video is beyond bizarre. 

All of You- Peter Thomas ft. Betty Who
Somebody loves by Betty Who is another super fun one, too. 

Let Me In- GroupLove
I mean.. TFIOS. Best part of the movie... plane scene when Hazel says 'we're just friends' and Augustus says, 'Well, she is, I'm not'. SO CUTE. 

Like Me- Jake Miller 
Really, any of his songs are 'dance in the kitchen' types. 

Sunset- Kid Ink
I also really love Hello World.

Rude- Timeflies
I'm actually obsessed with Timeflies. I have a major crush on Cal. Basically Timeflies songs are great when getting ready to 'go out', while working out, or while kitchen dancing (which I've now turned into a verb). Honorable Mentions: I Gotta Feeling, Ride, SMFWU

Coming Over- James Hersey 
There are three different version I have found. I love the acoustic version and the remixed one, too. 

That's What's Up- Lennon and Maisy
I'm super behind with this one. These two young girls are incredible. A little hippy for my taste, but I appreciate their musical abilities and talent. This Edward Sharp cover is so darn good. 2:40 and on is the best part! The girls are on Nashville. I've never seen the show, but this song is awesome as are the words. 

All About You- Hillary Duff
Lizzie McGuire's back! #GirlPower 

Feel Again- One Republic

Do you have any song recommendations? Have a fabulous day! 


Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Perfect Cable Knit

Yep. This, I knew I had to share. This sweater is so chunky and cozy, it actually makes me excited for the chilly weather. I love the sweater as it is styled above but think it would look great with dark denim, bean boots and a puffer down vest for a more casual look. This is at the tippy top of my wish list, that's for sure. Have a fabulous day!