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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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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“The Lawrence House has been a cornerstone of life since its construction in the early 20th century. Originally an upscale apartment hotel, this art deco building has been renovated for the modern conveniences of today,” according to the Flats Chicago website.

In October 2015, I fell in love with The Lawrence House, located in Uptown, and decided to move into the building. I’m not going to lie, I was dazzled with the amenities such as: in building coffeehouse, bar, free internet, in-unit washer/dryer, swimming pool, gym, and the ability to have any sized dog I wanted.

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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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Grunge Fall Fashion Mood Boards


Fall is just around the corner and with it comes what I like to call the layering effect. Some people may call my fashion sense as “hipster.” I call it 90s grunge. I grew up on Nirvana and grunge music. To me, grunge fashion is timeless and not to mention cheap since it mostly consists of band tees and you can buy these at Target in the men’s section for like $10.00-$12.00.

In fact, I buy most of my t-shirts in the men’s section of Target and then cut them to make them more feminine. I’ll do a post about Grunge DIY another day.

Read more for some grunge fall fashion mood boards, with pins from Pinterest, to inspire you all for this upcoming fall! Comment with your favorite grunge fashions!

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