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I apologize for the lack updates. A lot has been going on from my end.

But I am back! Getting ready to be back home in Dallas for the holidays and I am very excited about that! Spending time with my family and seeing my friends. Also, driving a car for a bit. Anyway, today I was browsing on Amazon.com because duh.

Found some great deals for everyone! Check it out:

Kindle

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Vinyl Player

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Serum (Beauty)

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Satchel

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Bluetooth Portable Player

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Day 4: MAC Cosmetics

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OH. MY. GOSH. What I am going to share with ya’ll today, might make you fall in love. Simply because I did!

I adore the cold weather, Christmas lights, and everyone coming together sharing love. Oh, I Can’t forget about the movies! Personally, the Nutcracker was my favorite holiday movie.

If I can take a huge guess, any girl who is a lover of makeup, they for sure loved MAC. So, this is the perfect combo!

All the items I have picked out are very affordable! Perfect for any skin tone and you can use it more than once.

 

Lip Kits:

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Nutcracker Sweet Red Lip Bag ($39.50)

 

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Nutcracker Sweet Plum Retro Matte Kit/Mascara ($35)

 

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Nutcracker Sweet Red Lipstick Kit ($35)

 

Eye Platte’s:

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Nutcracker Sweet Cool Eye Compact ($39.50)

 

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Nutcracker Sweet Warm Eye Compact ($39.50)

 

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Nutcracker Sweet Smokey Eye Compact ($39.50)

 

Love,

Genia

 

Day 2: Coworker

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Today will be about your COWORKER(S)!

I know, I know, we all have some coworkers we don’t really get along with. You don’t have to get them a gift but it would be nice though!

I’m talking about the ones you are close with. If you think about it, you do spend more time with them than with your family and friends. 🙂

Here are Some Ideas:

Coffee Mugs: Everyone in the office or workplace drinks coffee. Check out Target for the deals!

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Screen Protector: Of course to keep the nosy one’s out. Check out Office Depot!

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Supplies: Can’t have enough pens and highlighters. Check out Target or Office Depot!

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Wall Decor: No one wants a boring cube. Check out Society6 or TJ Maxx!

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Basketball Hoop: Whenever it is Payday Friday, everyone needs to make a dunk! Check it out on Amazon.

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What do everyone think?

 

Love,

Genia

Day 1: Gift Card Lover

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Happy December!!

I am very excited to inform ya’ll a new series to the blog! It’s called 25 days of Gift Ideas! This is a series for every person in your life. Every day there will be a new post with a new gift idea. All short and simple!

So today is Day 1! Here we go:

Day 1:

Person – The Gift Card Lover.

If they are a makeup lover: Sephora or Ulta.

If they love deals: Amazon or Best Buy Gift Card

If they love food: Pizza or Chipotle Gift Card

Lastly, If they just love money: Visa or MasterCard Gift Card.

 

Love,

Genia

Being Thankful and Missing Dallas

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Thanksgiving with my family in Dallas

 

My first Thanksgiving away from family in a different city. Sure, it may not seem like a big deal to anyone who reads this, but it is to me. Today marks one week living here in NYC. Let me tell you, it is one of the longest weeks ever. When I was back home, waiting for this day to come took forever! Now that I am here, each day just keeps getting slower every minute, day by day. But I know this is a temporary feeling. Everything will get better soon. It’s just that the holidays are here now and I am here. Alone. A feeling that I thought I could handle…

Sitting here, just thinking I could always pack up my bags and move back. If I did that, what was the point of moving here then? My purpose of moving to the city was to get my writing career started. Back home, I was entitled of saying “I can do it. I can deal with the hustle.” It felt like nothing since I was still living at home with my comfort room, comfort steady pay check and comfort life. I have cried every day since I have moved here. Second guessing everything I was doing. Now that I’m actually facing it, I kept thinking I couldn’t do it, I wanted to go back to my comfort life.

But I have to take control. I can do this. I wanted this. BIG GIRL PANTS ON.

The main reason why I wanted to write this piece was to write all the things I have been grateful for and will always be thankful for:

 

  1. I am thankful for my family. Set me free and had faith in my wings. Helping me through whatever is going on.
  2. I am thankful for my amazing group of friends who made me laugh, proud and loved.
  3. I am thankful for Dallas. Being my home for 25 years and reminding me that it was really a great place.
  4. I am thankful for being alive. Waking every day despite my attitude towards change.
  5. I am thankful for water and food.
  6. I am thankful for little moments with people.
  7. I am thankful for books. Words mean so much to me because they come from our hearts or in our fantasy land.
  8. I am thankful for the people who were a part of life but not anymore. You helped me grow.
  9. I am thankful for Tacos and Wine.
  10. I am thankful for my new journey in NYC.

 

Love,

Genia

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Are you in need of some new eye shadow palettes? Well you are in LUCK!

TARTE in my opinion, has been on their A game.  I love how simple, clean and chic their products are. Come on, how could you not love the touch of gold on everything too?

I have been a fan of Tarte’s for a while now. Their lip products are great and the eye shadows are even greater!

Check out the four eye shadow palettes that I chose to share. By the look of them, it’s clear these beautiful and to die for!

 

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Tartelette in boom clay palette ($45): I love the rose gold colors!

 

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Tartelette Amazonian Clay Matte Palette ($45): My favorite one by far. Choose this if you like matte and neutral colors!

 

 

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Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Eyeshadow Palette (limited edition $36) : This is pigmented and neutral. Get it before it’s too late!

 

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Double Duty Beauty Classic Courage  (Limited Edition $28): Another limited edition but look how cute it is!

 

There you go! Short and Sweet. What do you think of these?

 

Love,
Genia