Liquid Lipsticks Review: NYX Liquid Suede Cream Lipsticks & Tarteist Lip Paints

Hey, Caf-Fiends!

The last two blog posts have been all about coffee, a new topic for this blog–although this blog is titled CoffeeColumnist. My blog is meant to be a lifestyle blog that you can read while sipping your favorited caffeinated drink and as such, I want to have a beauty category as well. Plus, I’ve always loved makeup and fashion!

Anyway, read on to find out more about NYX Liquid Suede and Tarteist Lip Paint and see the swatches of my favs!

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Coffee Lingo Everyone Should Know

Hey, Caf-Fiends!

If you live in the United States in a good sized town, you can probably find a Starbucks on every corner. In Chicago, you certainly can. And while Starbucks may speak with terms like tall, grande, and venti other coffee shops don’t. Also, a Starbucks macchiato isn’t the same as a coffee shop macchiato.

Want to learn what those fancy Starbucks terms will get you at a regular coffee shop? Read on to find out!

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Kopakama Cooperative

Hey, Caf-Fiends!

I wanted to bring to you all two things–a life update and a story I recently read about the Kopakama Cooperative. If you’ve been following me on Instagram, then you already know that I’m a barista at Stellar Beans in Lake Charles, LA. I know, first I drink the coffee then I write about the coffee then I became a barista (Gilmore Girls reference anyone?). Anyway, I’m currently living at my parent’s house in Lake Charles, LA while I try and save money to move to Austin, TX where in two or three years time I hope to one day open a coffee shop!

Anyway, I’m currently living at my parent’s house in Lake Charles, LA while I try and save money to move to Austin, TX where in two or three years time I hope to one day open a coffee shop! Well, that’s my little blurb about me, let’s move on to the real story–The Kopakama Cooperative.

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Why I Joined A Sorority

We all hear about the stereotypes of sororities growing up. Whether, it’s stereotyped in movies, such as House Bunny, TV Shows, such as Greek, music, or even dare I say it the porn industry. And I, like most other people, believed those stereotypes about sororities. I told myself, throughout middle school and high school that I would never join a sorority.

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Unboxing My IPSY April 2017 Glam Bag!

First, it got lost in transit. Then it made it to my door. I could barely contain my excitement when I saw the bright metallic pink package sitting in my mailbox. I had been severely stressed out lately and this was one thing I had for me.

I hurried into my room, cleared a space on my desk, ripped open the package and gasped at what I saw.

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Unboxing Dia & Co. April!

“The road to happiness is in your curves,” wrote my personal Dia & Co. stylist Nykiera. I must say that she hit this Dia & Co. box out of the park! To see what my stylist picked and what has me doing my happy dance, click the read more tag!

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Seven Favorite Chicago Places

Favorite Five Chicago Places (1)
It’s tourism season in Chicago. The city is bustling with people from many different parts of the world. There are people from Europe, Asia, South America and many other countries all here to visit the Second City and to see what it has to offer.
More tourists mean that they are all looking for some place to visit and dine while visiting our beautiful city. I decided to share seven of my favorite places to dine in Chicago.

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