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This is a new series called - "Morning BEAUTY Routine" - it's all about what YOU put on your face every morning. I, (Jen Ramos) featured myself in the first one, which you can read here. we have Jenni from the beautiful blog, Love & Lion. This is a great way to learn about beauty products others are using & what they think of them! PROACTIV + SYSTEM: I have battled acne since my late middle school days, and pregnancy did NOT give me a “glow”. It just made my skin issues worse.

to DIY for - draw! pilgrim Buy Now The extremely popular matchbox advent calendar printable kit is back for 2013! Click the button above to purchase, and once you’ve checked out the PDF kit will be sent to the email address associated with your paypal account. Check your trash and spam folders and if its not there in 24hrs please contact me. the PDF kit contains: - 24 individually designed matchbox labels by draw! Just a Year Ago... **update** We moved from this house to a new one (another fixer upper in September of 2012) so here's the story of our last home... (No after pics of the new house yet ;) ;) ... The Hip & Urban Girl's Guide: About Us The Hip & Urban Girl's Guide is a lifestyle website dedicated to the busy city girl. We cover food, travel, life advice, style and unique finds. We also host our own exclusive networking events with a modern twist so our "HUGs" can connect offline. We work hard, play harder and our attitude is fun and outgoing - we like to kick negativity to the curb with our Louboutins!

Braided Layered Scarf with Lace Neck First of all thank you everybody so, so much for your huge response on my jacket! I was quite overwhelmed by all those lovely comments and am sorry, that I cannot get back to all of you individually. Anyway, I owe it to you, that I can wear that jacket with confidence now! birthday month 2010 - draw! pilgrim you’ve played pin the tail on the donkey, now play pin the pinwheel… on the pinwheel! now with added pinwheels! (i get $1 every time i say pinwheel) there are two parts to this printable : the sheet that you pin things onto will need to be printed A3 and then the pinwheel shapes to stick on to theA3 page can be printed on A4 (there’s 2 to a page) do you know how to play? players take turns to be blindfolded (& turned around a few times to make them a little extra disorientated) and then try to pin their pinwheel as close to the empty pinwheel stick as they can. whoever’s pinwheel shape is stuck closest, wins. if you want to use small thumb tacks or map pins it would be best to pin this to a cork board or piece of corrugated cardboard otherwise, use double sided tape or blue-tack.

Fashion Blog Where fashion and the Conscious Consumer collide. - Part 2 Merry Christmas! This is one of the sweetest “tellings” of the birth of Jesus that I’ve ever watched by the St. Paul’s Church in New Zealand. I hope you all are enjoying a wonderful day with family and friends to celebrate the birth of Jesus, and the sacrifice he made for EVERYONE! Love and well wishes Oh those technical difficulties…

Photo 1- 7 Of The Raddest Jobs In The Beauty Game The gal: Vicky TsaiThe gig: Owner of Tatcha Beauty Beauty Backstory: “My mom had this beauty store growing up that I worked in. We had the big beauty brands, but we didn’t use any of it. Rosette Bracelet Tutorial! So I posted my What I Wore Wednesday post yesterday and showed off this awesome (ifIdosaysomyself:) Rosette Bracelet I made to wear to a baby shower. And the crowd went WILD ... all 7 of you! lol ;) So I worked real hard today to get a tutorial up for ya'll! I didn't take any pictures when I made the white one, so I took this opportunity to make myself a yellow one! Supplies: Fabric - I love remnants and scraps for this Felt - preferably in a color matching the fabric if at all possible, if not, no big Ribbon - 7/8" in a color matching the fabric if you can, if not, use a coordinating color and I've used as small as 5/8" but I prefer 7/8" Scissors & Hot Glue Gun Now this is a typical remnant you might find at your local fabric store and was 29" by 44/45".

Living Well: 4 Secrets to a Well-Mended Wardrobe By Lindsey of Café Johnsonia. Sigh. It’s true. We live in a throw-away clothing culture. love forever: Where to Find Me Next Week I'm off again for another work trip, this time to open this store. I'm totally excited but once again, don't have a lot of time to post on this little blog. But… I will be a guest curator on the wonderful blog CRESCENDoh next week (Oct. 25th- 31st), so you can check out some of my favorite links and my Art Saves story (a little tale of how art has saved my life) over there. I highly recommend you read a bunch of those Art Saves stories while you're there: sometimes funny, sometimes heartbreaking, they are all incredibly inspirational. and… Orla Kiely Have you seen the videos and photographs from the Orla Kiely Presentation AW13? I'm completely enamored with the whole thing. Oh, it's like Mad Men and NYFW got married. The video is quite magical.

Blog May 27th, 2012 Lace inserts are a popular denim DIY this summer. Usually done with white lace and light denim I wanted to mix it up and try it with black! Sources: (Top Left – Right) 1.

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