I Like My Coffee Black

Alright guys, so this week’s quote isn’t so much inspirational as it is just humorous. If there’s anything I’m sure about in this world, it’s these two things:

  1. I love coffee
  2. I love eyeliner

Thus this design was inspired – i-like-my-coffee-black

Now while it may be true that I can’t stand my coffee black (super white girl over here – I need tons of sugar and creamer, in fact I have 4 different flavors of creamer in my fridge as I type and one of which is Pumpkin Spiced Latte) I sure as heck LOVE me some black eyeliner. And I don’t mean black. I mean the kind of black that they label “Blackest Black” or “Pitch Black”.

Don’t get me wrong, it’s fun to experiment with pink and green and even glitter eyeliner. But my fall back and go-to will always be black.

What’s your beauty go-to? And how do you take your coffee?


Adobe Spark Post App Review

~I am not affiliated with Adobe, nor am I receiving any form of compensation for writing this post~

As a blogger, I’m always on the lookout for things that can make making posts both fun and easy for me. I’m also almost always on the go, so being able to create image content for my posts while traveling is important. A little while ago I discovered the Adobe Spark Post App. Not only is it free, but it makes creating blog images sooooo easy to do.


I don’t use this as an image editing application, as it’s not what it was designed for. Spark Post is meant to transform basic images into content photos that you can use on your blog, then easily reformat to fit instagram, pinterest, facebook and more.


Spark Post provides you with multiple pre-made themes to choose from, all of which you can tweak as you need, be it the color scheme, font, or text layout. Just pick one and you’re on your way to making a great header image.


The app also makes playing with typography super easy for those of us who are less than awesome at it. Just drag the corners of the text boxes around and the text will move and fit to make anything look amazing. You can choose from a variety of border shapes to go with the text, adjust the text alignment, pick from a multitude of fonts to go with your theme, play with the opacity levels and even the spacing!


And on top of all of those neat features to play with on your images – Spark Post provides you with tons of pre-made designs to choose from to play with or give you inspiration. Need a basic background image? They’ve also provided you with a large library of free-to-use images. I’ve taken advantage of this feature multiple times to create images for my QOTW, like this Peter Pan inspired post

to live would be an awfully big adventure

And you can decide to just use a plain color background for more simplicity, like I used here –



You can even use Spark Post to make your designs move in a video-like post, which is one feature I’ve yet to experiment with.

This app is wonderful and amazing and the fact that it’s free to use is incredible. It’s made it so much easier to bring you guys fresh takes on quotes for my QOTW posts, and I can’t wait to start using it in more situations.

My overall rating?


5 Stars for sure! The uses for Adobe Spark Post are endless, and so far it’s inspired me to create some pretty nice pieces.

Have you guys tried this app out? What are your thoughts? Let me know in the comments below!


~all app display images are from the iTunes Application Store~




Mascara Is Too Expensive These Days

Hello my beautiful geeks! I’ve got something to admit guys – I think some super girly person has taken over my mind and is refusing to let me do anything besides makeup-related QOTW posts. Last week was lipstick, the one before was nail polish…what else would be next except mascara?

mascara is too expensive.jpg

The amount of truth behind this one is astounding though. Have you guys even SEEN the price on mascara lately? A tube of my favorite mascara (Better Than Sex by Too Faced) is $23 USD! ….. which is why I’ve been relying very heavily on all of the little sample sizes that I’ve been getting in my Ipsy Glam Bags.😄

The message behind this quote? Yes, mascara is expensive AF. But more importantly, don’t cry over someone if the result is wasting something you love. You worked hard to be able to spend $23 on mascara and nobody is worth seeing it run down your face rather than staying put on your lashes.

And, reading further into it – stay composed. If someone has hurt you they sure as hell don’t deserve to see you a bubbling mess over them. Keep it together girl and make them regret everything they ever did – and wonder if you really cared in the first place.😉



Brown & Gold Glitter Mani

Hello everyone! I hope all of my Floridian friends are staying safe while Hurricane Matthew is in the area! In the meantime, let’s keep bright and happy thoughts with us with this glittery fall mani!


You literally only need two polishes for this look (plus a base and top coat) – I used Mister Pookies by Aila and Summit of Style by Essie. Finish off with a top coat and you’re done!

But on a more serious note – everyone please please please stay safe. I’m lucky enough that I live on the west coast of Florida, and so far all we’ve gotten is a bunch of rain and wind. We still have power and everything, but places are still closed just in case.

Stay inside as much as possible, find shelter if you’re on the east coast. Stay safe and dry everyone!


Top Posts From September 2016

It’s pretty interesting to see each month which posts ended up being the “favorites” from you guys. And again, I always appreciate your feedback! Can you guys believe it’s already October?! I’m looking forward to sharing some awesome Halloween & Fall posts! :3

Every Day Is A New Adventure


This Quote Of The Week was the most liked post from last month, and I’m still thinking it’s one of my favorites as well. You can never go wrong with simplicity. This post was all about reminding yourself to enjoy each day and live it to the absolute fullest that you can. No two days are exactly alike – thus each one is a brand new adventure.

Joker-Inspired Makeup (Wearable)

Joker Makeup Collage

Everyone knows that I love the Joker & Harley Quinn Duo, and after watching Suicide Squad I couldn’t resist coming up with my own inspired makeup looks. Harley wasn’t as popular, but I still had tons of fun making her look.

Never Grow Up


This was actually the second Peter Pan inspired Quote Of The Week, this one a little more simple. But that’s what childhood is isn’t it? Simple. This post was all about remembering what it’s like to enjoy life and see the magic and beauty like we did when we were little.

As we say goodbye to September, I heartily welcome October and all of the Halloween, Fall, Pumpkin-Spice-Inspired posts to come!