Showing posts from January, 2018

November Outfit Round-up

The holidays really got the best of me, so my apologies on being incredibly late on this post! One of my New Years resolutions is to do better staying on top of posting for y'all and do better at sharing my ideas sooner! I have some great ideas for upcoming posts that I'm really excited about. So stay tuned for those! Sweater: Marc Jacobs (seen on Serena Van der woodsen on Gossip Girl) Skirt: Vince Camuto Shoes: Dune London   Purse: Michael Kors   Dress: Sangria ( shop similar )  Jacket: FANG ( shop similar ) Heels: Marc Fisher  Sweater: Halogen Skirt: W hite House Black Market Shoes:  Dune London Shirt: Zba Jacket: White House Black Market Jeans: Loft ( shop similar ) Shoes: Michael Kors   Shirt: Gracia  Skirt: Loft Shoes: Nine West   Sunglasses: Prada  

My Favorite Palettes

So today I wanted to share with you some of my favorite eyeshadow palettes and a few of the looks that I have created with them. I'm obsessed with makeup; especially eyeshadow and lipstick. I sell an all natural makeup brand so I'm always posting different makeup looks in my Facebook makeup group ( Audra Claire Beauty ) and I thought it was time to share a few of them with you! Some of the pictures are slightly less flattering than others, but they show off the makeup, and that's what counts: right? I have a few other palettes that I love, but I think these have to be my favorite. Urban Decay Naked Heat   I was incredibly skeptical when this palette came. I've never been able to wear red, pink or orange eyeshadows because they made me look like I had an allergy attack. But these colors were so pretty and so enticing it actually made me stop and think about it. Our Ulta store here brought in Urban Decay makeup artists and staged an event where the artist

Christmas at Asheville

I hope that everyone had a wonderful holiday and winter break! Christmas this year was rather quiet. We spent a few days visiting our extended family and then took a couple days for a family trip to Asheville. When I was in college, we would take off from Greenville and head to Asheville to start my Christmas break every year. It was a tradition that I absolutely loved, and have greatly missed in the years since I graduated. So we decided that we would revive it this year. Usually we visited Asheville around the middle of December, but I wasn't off work until the Thursday before Christmas  so we went the week between Christmas and New Years. Some things were very much the same and some things were very different. In the past we had stayed at the Grove Park Inn, but this time everything was either booked or obscenely expensive, and we had two of our dogs with us, so we stayed at the Holiday Inn in East Asheville . It was very nice, pet friendly and had a great breakfast. We went u