My sister and I spent a few years on a mission to find the perfect off-white/nude lacquer. Once I found OPI’s Did You ‘Ear About Van Gogh? and Barefoot in Barcelona I stopped my search. Then, during a recent trip to Sally’s, something caught my eye.
Shhhh. Just watch. sweet dreams | Danielle Continue reading Dreaming in Marchesa
I just want to make nice things to share with the world, go to sleep, and enter a dream land that is completely my own. Continue reading “Create”
In 2012 when Nike ran their Find Your Greatness campaign I could not have been a bigger fan. As an athletic person with northwest roots, who has spent a great deal of my youth and adult life in the hometown of Prefontaine, to say that I already had an affinity for Nike is an understatement. This campaign just took me to a whole new level. The commercials featured children pushing themselves to the max of their emotional and physical limitations; challenging the viewer to do the same. With each ad I found myself cheering the kids on, wanting give them a fist bump, a gold star or a medal for their efforts. Four years later I still use this concept as a challenge to myself and others to strive for greatness. Continue reading “Finding Your Greatness: Gold Star Standard of Success”
Laissez les bon temps rouler! I’m so stoked about OPI’s new collection. A nod to my créole heritage, I can’t wait to don these fabulous colors. Of course everyone who has ever visited NOLA holds a special place for it in their heart, so créole or not, this is a collection we’ll all be coveting! My top picks are chosen based on my … Continue reading Let’s Groove: OPI’s New Orleans Collection
You keep me cool in the summer When they be dressin’ less and I be wantin’ to show off and stunt There ain’t nothin’ to want, you give me all that I need All I need is you to keep that fire burnin’ for me All I need is you music: “All I Need Is You” by Lecrae ft. J. Paul, Tasha … Continue reading All I Need Is You
Ever have one of those days (…weeks…) that you have to remind yourself how boss you are? This was one of those weeks for me. Just had to remind myself to straighten my crown and rock on. I did receive some wonderful news, however, that was completely unexpected. Sphere of Din is a February Feature! Now that rocks. What do you do to motivate yourself throughout the … Continue reading She Rocks.
It makes complete sense that I would come across this nail lacquer now. Don’t you think? Well, let me tell you, Valentine’s Day has nothing to do with it! Continue reading “Mani Monday | Love is in My Cards”
Set your life on fire.
Seek those who fan your flames.
I can’t lie…
Moving halfway across the country, finding a new job, working only part time, trying to find new friends, and having minimal funds wrecks havoc on your confidence and motivation. Continue reading “Finding Motivation”