Black Friday Beauty, Fashion and Home Deals

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33 Weeks Pregnant: It’s Getting Real

On Saturday, my mother and mother-in-law threw me a baby shower, and man, it was a doozy. I had SO much fun hanging out with my family and friends! As you may know, I love whales–they’re my favorite animals ....more

Maryland Crab Cake Recipe

As a Maryland resident, born and raised, I have to tell you that we take crab cakes very seriously. I watch cooking shows and specials where they serve crab cakes that are full of all kinds of ingredients–celery, peppers, shrimp, lobster. Here, we keep things simple ....more

10 Essential Apps for Bloggers

Blogging isn’t one of those things that has to be done with a fancy iMac or laptop. Many people blog directly from their phones. When I have down time, especially if I end up at a coffee shop, my first thought is to pull out my phone and brainstorm, edit posts or draft new ones ....more

Win FIVE brush sets from Bold Metals, Real Techniques and Eco Tools!

Contest courtesy of It’s officially November, which means it’s time to start prepping for the holidays! As a makeup lover, one of the coolest gifts would be makeup brushes! One lucky person will receive the FIVE...more

Starbucks Red Cup Season is Upon Us!

Daylight savings time kicked my butt this morning. I was wide awake at 5:30, and absolutely craving a latte. I did the usual; cleaned, scrolled through Facebook, caught up on American Horro Story b/c I’m too scared to watch on Wednesday nights ....more

New Vaseline Intensive Care Advanced Repair Spray Moisturizer

Note: This post is sponsored by Vaseline and Walmart. Hello, Fall! We’re at that point in the year where your skin isn’t crazy dry, but it definitely needs to be moisturized ....more

10 Things About My Second Trimester

I thought I’d be taking way more structured pictures, but nothing makes me more excited than taking a bathroom selfie at work. It’s great lighting and a huge mirror. I had nausea in my first trimester, and rarely had it in my second ....more

Seven Ways I Saved Thousands on my Wedding

I was absolutely one of those girls that was excited about planning her wedding day. Well, I was excited for the first couple on months. After I got into the thick of it, I hated every second of prep and planning ....more

Farewell, Scandalous Beauty

I write this post in fear, in excitement, uncertainty and exhilaration. This is the last post that I’ll be writing on my makeup blog, Scandalous Beauty. I started this blog in 2005, as a 20 year old, part time sales girl at my local mall ....more