5 Nail Colors for When Summer turns to Fall

Now, I know fall isn't for some time and we are still in the intense heat of the summer. But the nights have started to get shorter and the air has become cooler and before you know it, we'll be craving pumpkins! These five nail colors will work beautifully with any outfit over the next few months. Enjoy the last weeks of summer. 

Essie: Not Just A Pretty Face

I have been obsessed with this color all summer. I just think it is the perfect pink.

OPI: Yank My Doodle

This burnt orange will match the leave as they slowly change colors. Perfect for weather transitions.

Sinful Colors: Hush Money

This color has a beautiful sheen with a dash of sparkle the a perfect rose hue.

Essie: Truth or Flare

Similar to Yank My Doodle, this color is perfect for moving from hot summer days to the cool early fall.

Crayola+Sally Hansen: Purple Heart

This classic purple works on the hottest summer day and the cool fall evenings. Also, how cute is this Crayola+Sally Hansen collaboration?

What nail colors will you be rocking this summer? Let me know in the comments!

As always, thank you for reading, XO-

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Lace, Leather, and Leopard


Top: Who What Wear by Target | Jeans: Levi's | Shoes: Mossimo (similar here and here) |Jacket: Express | Watch: Old Tommy Hilfiger (similar here and here) | Necklace: Kendra Scott| Sunglasses: American Eagle | Nail Polish: Essie | Lips: CoverGirl

If read my blog regularly, you are no stranger to my incredible distaste for the amount of rain we have been having Kansas City recently. The rain has driven my wardrobe to hoodies, tennis shoes, just overall drab clothes to keep myself warm and dry. So I have been so unbelievable grateful for the sunshine we've had for the last few days.

When it comes to spring fashion, my favorite pairings are dainty tops with jeans. I absolutely love that little, thin strapped tops are popular this year because that style has always been a favorite of mine. Now I have the excuse to buy so many this spring and summer! First up, this gorgeous satin and lace top. It's the absolute perfect blush pink, but it also comes in black. This top paired with my ripped Levi's and I just feel so beautiful, ready to take on the day. I added my leopard ballet flats for some extra color and texture and my leather jacket for when the wind picks up. I mean, it's Kansas City in the spring; it's always windy.

As always, thank you for reading, XO-

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Fall Nail Favorites

We are only a few days into fall, but I think I have already made it clear this is my favorite season! I love how colorful fall can be (surprise, surprise :D). The leaves are changing form green to gold to red and everyone is wearing multi-colored plaids. We get a healthy mix of warm tones and berry colors. I like to bring this to my wardrobe and my nail colors. So I have complied a list of the nail colors I am most excited to wear this season! fall_nails

Pale to the Chief | O.P.I One of the colors from the Kerry Washington/Olivia Pope collection. This is the best nude color nail polish I have ever used. The formula is perfect! A neutral color like this works perfectly for fall with the warm colors in my wardrobe.

Rock the Runway | Essie Gel Couture Fall isn't just for warm tones. We still see bright reds, just like this one!

Yank My Doodle | O.P.I Another color from the Kerry Washington/Olivia Pope collection. This color gives me the 90s vibe that has been so trendy this season. I can totally see Monica Geller wearing this in 94'.

After School Boy Blazer | Essie As mentioned above, I love berry colors in the fall. I was inspired by this navy color. I normally don't wear colors this dark  until winter, but the navy just shouted fall!

Pep-Plum | Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Plum; Perhaps not a berry, but a berry color none the less! Rounding out my favorite nail colors for the fall is my most favorite color of all!

What are some of your favorite colors to wear for Fall? I don't just limit my palette to five! I'd love to hear you suggestions!

As always, thank you for reading, XO-

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Friday Finds: What is your favorite breakfast cereal?

Happy Friday everyone!

I have been trying to make sure I eat a proper breakfast everyday. So I went grocery shopping and pick up eggs, yogurt, and fruit. But then I walked down the cereal aisle and thought to myself, "I haven't had cereal in the house in years!" I had forgotten how many different, crazy types of cereal there are! I wanted all of the sugary goodness! So, I walked out with a box of Fruit Loops!

Below are some of my favorite finds of the week!


- I am not waiting for a birthday to make these!

- So excited for Nashville to continue!

- Yes, they did manage to find something worse than U.S. Cellular.

- I cannot wait to try these out!

- J.K. Rowling's original Harry Potter sketches.

Kerry Washington understands us.


What are you favorite cereals? I think the more colorful the better!

As always, thank you for reading, Helen

5 Nail Colors for Summer

I love painting my own nails. I find it to be very relaxing. The entire process, including dry time, tends to run a little over an hour. I use this time solely to myself. It's great to catch up on a TV show and have my husband take care of the dog. One of my favorite parts of summer is painting my nails fun, bright colors. So below are some of my top choices for this summer season!


White On | Sally Hansen XtremeWear It may only be me, but I believe a white nail can look bright. I only wear white nails in the summer, which is just a personal preference. White nails can help balance a bright, multicolored summer outfit.

World Wide Red | Sally Hansen Miracle Gel I love bright coral on my nails for the summertime. Not only does the color just scream summer, but it always makes me look tanner. I don't know how or why, but it works with every bright coral I've bought. So coral is always a go-to shade of mine!

Stranger Tides | O.P.I. Normally, I stay away from green nail polish. It’s typically not a color I like to see on my nails. But as soon as I saw this pistachio color, I wanted it. It is a much softer green and it has a bit of a matte look to it.

Lapiz of Luxury | Essie My purple obsession has seemed to increase this summer, and while going through my nail polish collection I realized I didn't have lilac. I knew Essie would have the perfect shade for me! I chose this particular shade because I wanted something that would stand out, in a good way. This shade will definitely do that.

Toasted Almond | CoverGirl This shade is a little darker than I normally go in the summer, but I really wanted a coffee-colored nail polish! Similar to the white, it can act as a balance to your bight summer wardrobe. I also like it because it's a bit different from the normal gray/black dark nail that are always so popular.

What are some of your favorite colors to wear for summer? I don't just limit my palette to five! I'd love to hear you suggestions!

As always, thank you for reading, Helen