Friday, March 20, 2015

High Five for Friday

Can we high five for the first day of spring?!  I think we have all been waiting way too long for this season to appear, and I'm hoping now that it's official on the calender the weather with cooperate for us, one can only hope.

Here's a few things that went down this week.

1.  I finally got that lavender manicure I'd been coveting since my Spring Inspiration post, and I'm loving it!

Color: Red Carpet Manicure's Violetta Darling


2.  Last weekend we made a a trip to Tennessee to visit Martin's family for his brothers birthday.  His brother didn't know we were coming and it was fun surprising him.



3. I've decided that due to my face getting fuller with this pregnancy that I need to master contouring and highlighting to bring a little life back into it. . .any advice on where to start?!?


4.  I learned an awesome tulip trick.  If you poke a hole, use a toothpick or needle, at the top of the stem under the flower they will stay upright for longer.  I've had these since Monday and they are still looking great.  Clearly I'm on a purple kick!



5.  My parents are coming to visit this weekend.  It will be nice to not be the ones doing the traveling this weekend (mainly because I've traveled for the last two weekends) and it will be nice to see them.

Enjoy the first weekend of spring, let's keep our fingers crossed that it feels like spring!


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22 comments:

  1. Girl, your face is NOT getting fuller - consider yourself blessed. :) Loving your manicure and purple tulips. That's such an awesome trick! Have a great weekend with your parents!

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  2. Love that manicure color! And your tulip trick!!
    Hope you have a great weekend :)

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  3. LOVE that nail color!
    And YAY for the tulip tip. I have some now that I will have to try! Thanks for sharing!

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  4. Love the Mani! And good to know about tulips! Such a nice touch to the home having fresh flowers! Happy Friday beautiful!

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  5. Love that nail color and your ring is gorgeous! And tulips are my favorite for this time of year. Happy Friday!
    xo Southern
    Style

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  6. I love the purple! I just painted my nails a lavender color, and the tulips are lovely! I will have to try that trick! I bought some tulips a couple of weeks ago and was disappointed when they started drooping. I will definitely have to try that! Also adding a little sugar to the water will make cut flowers last longer!

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  7. Your nails look fabulous! Girl, I've been trying to master highlighting & contouring for like 3 years LOL I always fail. Send any good tips my way too ;)

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  8. Happy Spring! Your tulips are very festive! Love your lavender nails and your ring is gorgeous!
    ~Ashley @ A Cute Angle
    acutelifestyle.blogspot.com

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  9. I've never heard of that tulip trick--I'll try it next time. I love tulips and I think I'm going to have to paint my nails purple next time.

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  10. High fives all around for spring… finally! Now if we could just kick the snowflakes coming down here, I’d be good to go! Love all the purple – especially the flowers! Such fun family time you guys are/have been having!

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  11. They are seriously still standing! They're starting to not look so great other then that, but the fact that they are still standing up I think is pretty amazing! Minus the snow, it was a good weekend!

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  12. Thanks Jenn, seriously that tulip trick is amazing, worked like a charm!

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  13. I'm obsessed with this color for spring, the tulip trick is a gem, mine have lasted now over a week!

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  14. I love haivng fresh flowers, can't beat 'em! Hope you had a good weekend!

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  15. Arn't they the best this time of year?! Hope you had a great weekend!

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  16. Good advice with the sugar, the tulip trick has definitely proved itself, mine are still standing after a week, though they definitely don't look as pretty as they are starting to brown - maybe the sugar would have prevented that?

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  17. Thanks Mia, a gel manicure is seriously easy to conquer! Now highlighting & contouring, we'll see about that - I have not discovered anything magical yet!

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  18. Thanks Ashley! Now only if we didn't ring in the first weekend of Spring with a fresh snow fall . . . :(

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  19. Go for the purple! The tulip trick and proved itself, they are still standing a week later!

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  20. Right?! I'm all about kicking the snowflakes, we definitely rang in the first weekend of spring with a fresh snow fall, so not cool!

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  21. What?! I've never heard of that tulip trick, but I am SO excited to try... A perfect hack for spring!!

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  22. Love the manicure, and thanks for the tulip tip:) As for contouring, Sephora has some little contour pans for $20 that contain a blush, highlighter, and bronzer. At the store, ask for someone who has taken contouring classes to help you figure out what works best for your face shape.

    Thanks for linking up with us for H54F!
    Tif
    www.brightonabudget.com

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