Sunday, January 26, 2014

Lunar Year: The Year of the Horse

The kids and I spent yesterday at the Discovery Green for the Vietnamese Lunar New Year festival. 
This year is said to be the year of the Horse, which I was told meant the year for good fortune. It is said that anyone born this year is strong-willed, adventurous and resilient. All this describes me I thought to myself, so what animal was my year?  I had to check :-) Turns out I was born the year of the Rabbit :-)
 * I Really enjoyed the dragon dance. Very colorful, I really can't say what everything they did meant but it was exciting to see.






* Today was a no thrills day. It was quite chilly. What I call Houston cold weather ;-)
So for me it was all about comfort and warmth.



* I love this lady's traditional Vietnamese outfit. Love the colors.




Monday, January 13, 2014

Sunday Brunch and Beauty Haul

Happy Monday! As usual, I was long overdue for a visit to Sephora. I completely ran out of black eyeliner and eye shadow primer. So my goal over the weekend was to find my way to Sephora :-)Sounds easier said than done but between taking the kids to a birthday party and other errands its easy for the weekend to go by too fast. All I wanted to do was stay outside to enjoy the weather. Over here in Houston we had a fantastic weather. I knew right away an outdoor brunch was to be had first.
 
*My outfit was all about comfort and to me this skirt and the low heeled boots did just that.
Love the versatility of this Gap moto jacket.  
 
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*Brio Brunch was delicious to say the least. The selection from the menu was "Eggs Oscar" which was two poached eggs hollandaise sauce and a wonderful shrimp cake. The second dish was from the appetizer menu "Spicy Shrimp & Eggplant", that was my favorite, the eggplant was a Romano crusted eggplant.

Next stop Sephora! Like a kid in the candy store. However I chose to stay on task and purchase only what I needed :-)

~Too Faced Shadow Insurance  ~Sephora Collection waterproof brow pencil  ~Sephora Collection Long Lasting Kohl Pencil  ~Stila All Day Vinyl Lip Gloss "Fuchsia" ~Stila Perfecting Concealer

*Couldn't wait to try on my new Stila Lipgloss. This is my Instagram selfie from this morning. I'm loving this color.
 
  Thanks for stopping by and enjoy the week!
 
Photographer: Malicia
 

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Gold Rush: Maxi Dress and Accessorizing

Since I couldn't decide which clutch or shoes worked best with this dress, I decided to try both styling options. You can't go wrong with gold.







Dress: Via TopShop. Also found (here) or Alternative: (here)
Black Belt: via Marshalls
Gold Belt: Vintage
Clutch: BCBGMaxazaria


Photographer: MAclica