Make Me Up Mia: A Lifestyle & Beauty Blog: March 2015

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

EverLettery Etsy Shop + Giveaway!


I love social media, and Instagram is hands down my favorite for so many reasons. I also love connecting with people and making new friends, especially when they're local! Shelby with EverLettery Calligraphy and I haven't officially met yet, but we connected via Instagram and are both in the Tulsa area. Her calligraphy work is just gorgeous, I know you'll all agree.

Last May I did a small redo of our home office (here), I needed a space where I could disappear to and be a little more inspired. Almost a year has gone by and I'd yet to finish it. The wall space above my desk was still incomplete. Procrastination at it's finest over here... Shelby created the most beautiful & perfect custom print for me and I can now say that my little area is complete. Shelby also sent an extra treat for me to give away to one of YOU and I bought an extra print as well, so that means 2 of you are going to win a pretty print of your own...






My happy place.


Please make sure to check out Shelby's Etsy shop -


She specializes in:
Hand lettered & custom calligraphy | Envelope addressing | Wedding & Party signage

I'm already thinking about what I'll be ordering next, which will probably be lyrics to our wedding song <3


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Friday, March 20, 2015

A Friday Confession Session.


I've been blogging for almost 2 years and I've never had a confession post. I like reading them so I decided to share a few things with you today. Super important things that I just really need to get off my chest. 

Not really, they are random and pointless.

#1 My poor poor nails.
If you follow me on Instagram, you've seen em'. Cold temps, lacking in the care department and lots of gym time took it's toll on my nails. Ick right? So I shared this pic and you all had lots of tips for me. I had coconut oil on hand so I've been slathering my hand in it and then putting gloves on at night. Happy to say, they're slowly improving. Can't promise it won't happen again. I need a professional mani though.. 

#2 Divas.
Fun fact- I hate wrestling, always have. However... Eva Marie and the Bella Twins are big fitness inspirations for me, therefore I watch the show. Can't stop, won't stop. I tried.

#3 You're supposed to clean blinds?
We bought our house 6 years ago next month, I've never cleaned the blinds. Might as well be totally honest here, or the baseboards. My friends always give me a hard time about how "clean & perfect" my house is. I've got them fooled. It's tidy but don't get too close to the blinds or the baseboards. You might get bit by something. Don't worry, I plan on deep cleaning this year. It was scheduled in my planner for February. #oops 

#4 I live for snack time.
All day, everyday. I'm happiest when jello or pudding are involved. I'm a child. 

#5 I'm obsessed with YouTube.
The amount of joy I get from watching my favorite YouTube girls at night is ridiculous. I spend any ounce of free time before I sleep doing this. If only watching beauty & fitness YouTubers could be my job. That would be a perfect life. These are my faves.

That's it's, just a random fun little post for ya. Life has been crazy lately, my family is really going through a lot right now, so my energy has just been elsewhere. I'd sure appreciate some extra prayers for them if you don't mind! Hope you all have a wonderful & fun weekend. I'll be at a bachelorette party tomorrow night, complete with a party bus. Fun times ahead in my weekend forecast. 

Throw me a random confession ;)

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

March 2015 Ipsy | Floral Fantasy

*Purchased by me, affiliate links included.

Spring is in the air and Ipsy was sure to remind us of that this month with their adorable bright & cheery bag. As far as their makeup bags, this is probably my favorite one ever. I just love the floral print with pops of blue, yellow & pink. I'll be using this one for sure!

Floral Fantasy

What I received this month:

Pur Lisse Gentle Soy Milk Cleanser & Makeup Remover | Deluxe sample

Vintage by Jessica Liebeskind Face Highlighter | Deluxe sample

Boo Boo Cover Up Concealer in Medium | Deluxe sample

NYX Butter Lipstick in Hunk | Full size

Dr. Brandt Anti-Aging Mattifying Lotion | Deluxe sample

When I pulled the NYX lipstick out, I'm not going to lie, I was about to toss it. I thought "Ok, this is super dark and I know I won't wear it" I decided to try it out and was very pleasantly surprised! The color was nowhere near as dark or intense as it appeared and I LOVE the formula. It's creamy and moisturizing, I will be looking into more of these for sure. (I used no liner because I was just testing it out)

Hunk

Good job Ipsy, another great month. If you're interested in Ipsy, you can check them out here. It's $10 a month for a bag full of 5-6 full size & deluxe sample beauty goods. You can see some of my previous bags here too! 


Thursday, March 5, 2015

Versona @ Tulsa Hills | Shop + Giveaway!

*The giveaway and a portion of my shop was supplied by Versona. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own.

On Saturday Amy Ann and I hit up the new Versona Accessories location that opened up last week in Tulsa at the Tulsa Hills shopping center. This is Tulsa's 2nd location, the 1st location opened up last August. (You can see that store here) Before that, I'd never experienced a Versona store and I was instantly hooked. They're beautiful, tons of great clothes & accessories and awesome pricing. Pretty much dreamland for women. This store was no different of course, we loved it. Amy Ann and I had so much fun browsing, chatting and even trying on some clothes and snapping each others pics. I'm going to let the photos do that talking in this post... Make sure to check out Amy Ann's post today too! 




This display made me excited for spring, come on warm weather & pastels!



I got those black heels on the pedestal display. They were on sale for only $24.99!
Actually- I thought I got them but made it home without them in my bag or on my receipt. Amy Ann ended up going back and grabbing them for me because, well, she ROCKS. 



I also bought this black jumpsuit and the gold tassel necklace. I passed on the sweater. This jumpsuit will be heading to the beach with me for a nice dinner date night. Also, I clearly don't know how to model fashion...





Being the dog lover I am, this display put a big ol' smile on my face.

And now.. A little giveaway for YOU! I picked up a couple things that I thought you all would enjoy, including the tassel necklace I also bought for myself. (Seen above with the cream sweater I tried on) Enter below friends and good luck!


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Thank you for the invite Versona! If you're in the Tulsa area, make sure to pay the new Versona location a visit. You won't be disappointed.

Versona Accessories
Tulsa Hills Shopping Center
7522 South Olympia Ave
Tulsa, OK 

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