Simple Summer Beauty Routine-Winged Liner and Bright Lips

With the dry heat summer brings to New Mexico, switching up my beauty routine is a must.  I like to keep it simple and fresh with a touch of glam during these hot months.  To me this means trading in … Continue reading

My Fave Sunless Tanners!

It’s that time of the year again so here are my absolute favorite sunless tanners!  You can check out my post about sunless tanner last year here, as well as my tips for getting an even application here! Fake Bake … Continue reading

Beauties of the Month: Sakura, Karen & Ali of The Sorority Secrets!

May is extra special because I have THREE gorgeous ladies for you instead of just one!  Meet Sakura Karen & Ali, the stunning girls behind The Sorority Secrets (TSS), a lifestyle blog full of beauty tips, tasty recipes, life advice and … Continue reading

How To: Victoria’s Secret Angels’ Champagne Nude Lip

Every year I tune in to the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and am total awe of the models’ beachy waves, glowing makeup and graceful walks.  Oh and their perfect bodies are pretty amazing too.  Last year I was especially taken … Continue reading

Happy Things

Happy Friday my lovely Gourmet Beauty Readers!  We head to Vegas tonight to celebrate our friend’s birthday and Jon’s.  Looking forward to a little getaway!  Here are the highlights from my week in pictures.  Some happy things that weren’t pictured:  … Continue reading

Happy Things

Happy Friday!  I’m looking forward to a weekend full of old friends.  I have my 10-year reunion tonight (gasp!) and a BBQ with some high school friends on Saturday that are in town for the reunion.  I can’t wait to see everyone and hope to squeeze in some serious lounging around as well.  Here are a few things that made me happy this week.  All photos are from Instagram (username: GourmetBeauty).

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{Spending Monday evening with my GPop.  He lives in Indiana and was on a road trip back from Utah so he stayed in Albuquerque for the night.  His health has been declining and visiting Utah was on his bucket list.  He is one of my absolute favorite people so this was the highlight of my week.}

20120627-151009.jpg{My new J. Crew Mila cap-toe flats, a lovely gift from my Dad}

20120627-151034.jpg{This guy.  Because seriously, just look at him.}

20120627-151044.jpg{My gorgeous new journal from Anthropologie for jotting down blog ideas & to-do lists}

20120627-151058.jpg{The perfect warm, summery, nude lip: MAC Honeylove lipstick with Victoria’s Secret gloss in Simmer}

20120627-151111.jpg{Interviewing The Skinny Confidential’s Lauryn Evarts on my blog & the fact that I hit 600 followers this week!}

What are you a few things that made you smile this week?

Beauty of the Month: Lauryn Evarts of The Skinny Confidential

OMG, I am so so so excited for today’s post.  Starting this month, I’ll be doing monthly beauty interviews with my favorite bloggers, women in the beauty industry, product junkies, etc., about their product essentials and beauty philosophy.  I’m always really … Continue reading

Happy Things

Happy Friday!  I hope everyone has an amazing Father’s Day weekend spent with your loved ones.  I’m looking forward to a full weekend of friends, family and good food.  We have Jon’s 10-year reunion tonight, date night on Saturday and the zoo with my dad on Sunday for Father’s Day!

Come back and visit on Monday for a chance to win Gourmet Beauty’s first giveaway!  I’m really excited about it and I think my fellow beauty product junkies will be too!  Here are a few things that made me smile this week.  All these photos were taken on Instagram (username: GourmetBeauty). TGIF!

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{My favorite fast & healthy morning treat: Starbucks Skinny Vanilla Latte & Perfect Oatmeal}

20120614-221018.jpg{The most delicious crustless, gluten-free Quiche made by the lovely Lindsey Crouch of Quiche Queen}

20120614-221025.jpg{New Victoria’s Secret lipstick in Be Mine.  Creamy watermelon shade that’s perfect for summer.  Only $6.99 during Semiannual Sale!}

20120614-221031.jpg{New addiction: So Delicious Coconut Milk Mint Chip ice cream. Dairy & soy free!}

20120614-221043.jpg{Combining my favorite Michael Kors watch with my old Tiffany necklace from college}

What are a few things making you smile this week?