Lazy Day Off // blogmas day 6

Today was my last day off before beginning my ‘Monday’ back to work.

First I slept in which is what I love to do. I woke up next to my husband that is back from the field. We fell asleep on the couch from watching Netflix.

I made breakfast and caught up on youtube videos. Does anyone else watch Jessica from Jambeauty? I love her. I did cleaning and decorated the upstairs bedroom a little bit. I had an extra garland that I put above our bed.

Anyways, it was a super lazy day spent in PJs and eating pizza for dinner! Napping on and off and eating too much junk food haha. I also took a bubble bath and my husband and I binge watched more movies after.

How do you guys spend your lazy days?

Winter Tag 2017 // BLOGmas Day 1

It’s December! I love watching Vlogmas videos on YouTube because it gets me so ready for Christmas. This year, I am going to attempt to blog everyday for 25 days! I will center it around the holidays, hopefully I can add a giveaway too!

I am in a group called BossGirlBloggers on Facebook that connects other bloggers together for collaborations, advice, etc. the created I the group put together a super fun tag I knew I wanted to be apart of!

You can check out her answers here.

1. What if your favorite holiday tradition?

Growing up, just about every Christmas Eve my sister and I would watch How The Grinch Stole Christmas. It’s my favorite holiday movie! But it has to be the Jim Carrey version because he makes the movie hilarious.

2. What is your favorite go-to lippies?

Im still in search of a good red lip. I just don’t know what brand really earns that title for yet but I did find some other colors that I love for this time of the year.

Lipsense and I have a love-hate relationship. I love it because it stays on allll day and I hate it because it’s expense lol. I mean, the gloss is $25! But it really does have amazing staying power. The shade is GlamDoll which is a mauve-y brown-y plum-y shade. So pretty I love it. Then I have NYX Butter Gloss in Gingersnap which is a dark brown gloss. NYX has the best glosses, I want like every color.

Left: NYX Right: LipSense

3. What is your favorite winter scent? (Candles, perfume, etc.)

Perfume wise, I love my trip from B&BW. Winter Candy Apple, Vanilla Bean Noel, and Twisted Peppermint! Twisted Peppermint gives me a cotton candy vibe. I switch between these tree during the holidays and I spray generous amounts lol.

For ‘candles’ I love my Christmas Spirit essential oil from YoungLiving. I add a couple drops to my diffuser for a calming citrus scent.

I’m like so into oils right now I have Eucalyptus, Peppermint, Lemon, and Orange right now. I’m seriously considering purchasing their entire starter kit thing!

4. What’s your go-to winter fashion trend?

Scarves and boots. Always. I have a pair of really adorable black heeled boots I am dying to wear! Ugh and don’t get me started on scarves I wear a different one everyday. If I get scarves for Christmas I would totally be okay with that.

Boots Scarf

5. What is your all time favorite holiday movie?

I already mentioned it! But to add another on the list, it would have to be Elf. I love comedy holiday movies if you haven’t noticed.

6. What is your all time favorite holiday Tune?

All I want for Christmas is youuuuuuu baby! Mariah Carey of course!

7. Do you prefer to travel or stay home for the holidays?

I prefer to stay home. I like to enjoy the holidays in a cozy environment and I don’t know for some reason traveling is stressful for me.

8. What is your favorite winter skin care must have?

I have eczema, so I religiously use Aveeno products. One of my faves for the face is the Positively Radiant Sheer Daily Moisturizer. I love the feeling it gives my face. And when the cold air hits it doesn’t feel dry and cracked.

9. What is your favorite winter hair care products?

I finally got around to trying DevaCurl! I am amazed by their products. My hair lasted for 5 days without washing. It is super moisturizing and defining to my curls which is perfect for winter. I use the Deva Curl Ultra Defining Gel Define and Control and the DevaCurl Styling Cream Touchable Curl Definer. These are travel sized but believe me I am buying the full sized ones from Ulta very soon.

Other staples would be my OGX Coconut Curls Conditioner and the Garnier Fructis Whole Blends Monoi Oil & Orange Blossom Shampoo. Both are amazing!

10. What is your favorite winter activity?

I love baking cookies for santa every year! Sugar cookies with egg nog mmm the perfect combo. I also love playing with the snow. Fun fact I never ever built a snow man. I’m hoping this year I will be able to.

11. What is your go-to favorite winter beauty product?

Glitter shadow! You can’t go wrong with a nice shimmery shade during the holidays. Or even for New Years. I love to jazz up my look during these months because everyone is so festive and I am constantly going to different events.

I have this shadow from an ipsy bag and I have yet to use it. I was going through my collection and I was like hey that is a really good shadow!

12. Do you love to hate the snow?

Growing up I wished for snow every winter. Now that I live in Montana, I dont ave to wish. When it snows here, I’m excited but not when I have to drive anywhere. I will get really bad anxiety.

13. What is one item on you wish list this year?

I really want the Marc Jacobs Daisy perfume. I ask for it every year for about 3 years now. It’s such a beautiful floral scent I just can’t describe it but it’s me. It’s so me.

14. What is your favorite holiday treat?

Cookies! I love sugar cookies! And I also loved Peppermint infused treats as well lol.

15. Do you finish you shopping before December or are you a late shopper?

I start shopping Black Friday and continue all the way until Christmas Eve. I tend to find things I love and put them up. Then, I get them all out and decide “Okay, who is getting what this year?”

Now it’s your turn because I tag all of you!

The Blogger Tag!

Personally, I love doing tags because it gives your readers a chance to get to know you better. When someone does a tag it brings out their personality, and you have a little moment where you and the blogger can talk about the interest you both share.

1. Is your hair naturally curly or straight?

My hair is naturally curly. I straighten my hair sometimes but then I always end up missing m curly hair so it doesn’t last long.

2. Do you dye it yourself or go to a salon?

I do both, the last few times, I’ve died my hair at home but I prefer going to a salon! I love when other people have to deal with my hair haha.

3. Do you have the same style every day or do you change it up?

Because I work, I usually wear it up in either a bun or ponytail. When I am off I am either too lazy to do it so it stays in a bun, or I wear it down.

4. Do you do your own medi/pedis or do you go to a salon

I do my own but I prefer to go to the salon. just like my hair, i am all for someone else doing it haha!

5. How often do you change your nail polish?

Probably once every two weeks. It does chip way before then, but again I’m sort of lazy… haha. Plus, I just like going to the salon. I love the relaxing feeling of it all.

6. Do you polish your toes in the winter or just the summer?

I do it in the winter as well, because I do go around the house in my bare feet, I don’t want to look at just plain nails ugh!

7. How long does it take to put on your makeup?

Around 5 minutes. For a normal day at work, I use concealer, eyeliner, and mascara and I’m out. But for a ‘glam’ day it takes around 10 minutes haha.

8. What do you do first? Face or eyes?

Face first! I don’t know, it sort of sets me off when someone does eyes first, is that weird haha!

9. Do you collect makeup? Or do you just buy what you need when you need it?

…I don’t ‘need’ any of it haha! I grew up with my momma always saying I don’t need to wear makeup so I just now jumped in on the makeup boat. I tend o buy what I need when I need it but I do have those times that I can’t pass up something and I have to have it.

10. How often do you wear false eyelashes?

never, but I want to! I love the look of them, they make you look so dramatic I love it.

11. Do you do a full face or makeup every day?

Nope!

12. Do you wear makeup when you are home alone or with family?

No, unless I had it on before.

13. Do you leave the house without makeup?

Yes! Well, it depends on where I am going. If I’m going out the dinner, no. If I’m going grocery shopping and the whole nine yards, no. If I;m just swinging by to get gas or pick up something quick, yes,

14. How many high-end products do you have?

Not many, I am in the process of moving so I am actually giving away a lot of stuff to friends, some of being high-end products I don’t use. I am the drugstore makeup girl. I always go down the beauty isles and see what is new.

15. Do you plan your OOTD every night? Or you decide as you get ready?

I plan it the night before. I make sure EVERYTHING is set up right and looks good, I like to get allll the sleeps I can get haha!

16. How often do you change your handbag?

This one is tough because I don’t know exactly. I would say every couple of months I would switch it up. I like to clean out my purse every week if I remember to. And then I would say hey I want to switch back to this or that. I love purses though, my husband has to stop me from buying them.

17. What time do you wake up and go to sleep?

On workdays, I wake up at 4am, and I am in bed by 8:30pm no later than 9pm. Well, now that I m working a different shift I will be able to wake up at 7am and be in bed no later than 10pm! On my days off it depends on what I have to do but I stay in bed a while. Like I love to sleep so I am in bd a long while haha.

18. How often or when do you workout?

I like to workout every week. Twice a week if I can. I love to do Yoga and I have a new workout I m trying with those resistant bands. Girl, your butt will thank me because those bands really help you with squats if you are bad at them like me. Hmmm, sounds like a new blog post in the making!

19. Left handed or right handed?

Right

20. How tall are you?

5’4″

21. Do you speak any foreign language?

I can speak a little bit of Spanish and Japanese. Not enough to be fluent in them though! I love the Japenese language and culture so one day I do want to be fluent.

22. How many pets do you have?

I have to dogs! Sierra and Nyla

23. How often are you on WordPress?

Everyday. Even if I’m not blogging, I’m reading other blog posts!

24. Do you read comments posted on blogs?

Yep! I love commenting and reading comments on blog post that I like.

25. Do you keep a list of products you want to try when you see other post?

I do. I have a whole Google Drive document open with different things I want.

26. How did you come up with your blog name?

Well, my hubby is in the Airforce and we are high school sweethearts. So that is how it came about haha.

27. What kind of camera do you use for your photos?

I use the Nikon Coolpix L840. I really love it because it is simple to use and it is a plum color! I take it everywhere. I also use my iPhone 7 for quick snaps.

28. How often do you clean your house?

Every day I do minimal cleaning and every week I do a deep clean of everything and change all the wax in my Scentsy warmers and light up my candles. It is sooo relaxing having a freshly cleaned and vacuumed house with all the laundry going (not folded yet, like it never gets folded honestly) and then I have a nice clear desk for blogging and bible journaling.

29. What’s your favorite color?

Pink!

30. Do you swear?

Rarely. I don;t like to but sometimes it can slip out.

31. What are you doing the rest of your day?

I am catching up on late blog post I should have written by now, and I am doing some cleaning and making dinner! Plus I am working on some things for schoo.=l. I will b spending most of my day at my desk.

Well, there it is guys! Thanks for reading and learning a little bit about me. I really feel like when I do little tags and questionnaires about my self I learn more that I never realized,. I see how I have changed over time to who I am now. I don’t know, I can just see it haha! Thanks for reading!

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