Outer Banks Escapades

This weekend did not go as planned. As I mentioned last week, I decided to take my parents to the Outer Banks for their first time. After driving for 6 hours, we saw a sign that Ocracoke Island had been evacuated. Apparently, a construction team accidentally drilled into the transmission cable that was supplying the entire island with power. Due to the vast number of people on the island, all backup generators failed. Hatteras Island…
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Raising the Bar

In the last month or so, I have been pretty unhappy with my photography and also with the aesthetic of my blog. I don’t know if you are like me, but I am not satisfied when I am not constantly improving myself, and by extension, this website. I’m not a huge fan of stagnation and often times, this can make me appear stubborn, or despondent, but that could not be further from the truth. If…
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Here’s To A New Start

A lot has happened in 2016… I bought my first house and dealt with crazy home-owner situations. Recently, a bird broke into my house through vents, and I chased it around, trying to get it outside. This bird flew everywhere in the house! (You should follow me on snapchat so you can laugh during these situations with me). My sister came back from her year in Japan and I’m so happy to have her back –…
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Queen City Holiday

I am spending the last few days leading up to the New Year in Charlotte. While it is no New York City or Los Angeles, Charlotte does have its unique qualities and beautiful places. Most importantly, my dearest friends and family members are here, so what else matters? We are throwing our annual New Year’s Eve party and we have almost everything planned out. All I need to do is sort out what to wear.…
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Become A Blushing Beauty || NARS Unfiltered I Cheek Palette

NARS is rolling out two new cheek palettes: Unfiltered I and II. Each palette offers warm to cool tones with highly pigmented shimmers and matte finishes. I got my hands on Unfiltered I thanks to my VIB Rouge status at Sephora. I chose to purchase this one because I love the colors and how much more bold they are than Unfiltered II. I just felt that Unfiltered II had more light pink shades and I…
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