Beauty, confidence, Featured, lifestyle

A letter to my younger self …

Dear Sara, You’re a freshman in high school now. Can’t believe how far ago that was for present Sara! I won’t tell you your exact age right now but know you’re closer to 30 than you have ever been. Anyway, as I’m writing this I’m actually on an airplane on the way to Florida. Yes,… Continue reading A letter to my younger self …

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28 Things I learned at 28 …

Guys, today is my birthday. I turn 29. This is crazy. I am almost 30. How? I literally feel like I am still in my early 20's trying to navigate life without completely falling apart. I still don’t know how to change a tire or cook a typical Portuguese cod fish dinner – things I… Continue reading 28 Things I learned at 28 …

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Fall Nail Polishes

I have been wanting to sit down and write this post up for ages and today I decided nothing could stop me! So here I am sitting on my living room floor watching YouTube and gazing at my favorite fall nail polishes. It's a beautiful thing ...  I am pretty sure I have already said… Continue reading Fall Nail Polishes

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Favorite Moments | July

July 1st -  Hubby and I had a little date night at Five Guys - we are so fancy! Truth is we wanted to visit a HomeGoods in Edgewater, NJ and then decided we should just have dinner there too. On our way back home we passed by the view of NYC from NJ and… Continue reading Favorite Moments | July

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A Reflection on Love

Hello friends, Last weekend was a roller coaster of emotions for me. I had complete sadness to overwhelming gratitude. I started to think about love and the power that love has on our emotions, our soul and our minds. Last weekend, on Saturday, we had to put my childhood dog down to rest.She was my… Continue reading A Reflection on Love

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Favorite Moments | June

June 1- 3: We started this month with a renovation of sorts in our home. The inside of our house was pretty much perfect when we bought our house. We just needed to repaint and the laundry room needed to be redone. We knew that our biggest challenge for this home would be the landscaping,… Continue reading Favorite Moments | June

Beauty, Fashion, housekeeping, Life, Nail Polish, Nail polish, gel manicures

Gel Manicures: the good, the bad and the ugly. 

There is nothing more annoying than leaving the salon after getting your nails done, reaching into your purse to get your keys out, and realizing that your nails are destroyed (insert ugly face cry). Am I right? Then came along the gel manicure … instant drying, no mess-ups, quick and easy. Also, they last longer… Continue reading Gel Manicures: the good, the bad and the ugly. 

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Favorites | May

May has come and gone… The spring weather has not decided to permanently stick around but those small glimpses have been magical. This month was a bit quieter than last month but none the less there were some special moments. May 5, 2017 My husband was, and still is, an awesome athlete. In high school… Continue reading Favorites | May

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Healthy & Beautiful Nails

As much as I love nail polish I love my nails more. I want my nails not only too look good with the nail polish but to also be healthy. Today I thought I'd share some tips I have incorporated in my nail care routine for keeping my nails healthy. Do not bite your fingernails!… Continue reading Healthy & Beautiful Nails

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Favorites | March

I cannot believe March is already over. Where has the time gone? But I am excited that since it is the end of the month I get to start this series! Every month I will be sharing my favorite things like beauty products, things for the home, music and anything else that left a mark… Continue reading Favorites | March