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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Dry Skin Care

The weather here has been all over the place. One day it's super cold and the next it's super warm. Crazy weather mixed with naturally dry skin has become a huge issue for me. I've been noticing that I have to reapply my moisturizer many times throughout the day, which is pretty frustrating. I've been doing everything that I can to keep my skin protected and moisturized, which includes using super rich skin care products. 

My top dry skin care products are:

Lemon Lip Creme



Soap and Glory Hand Food


Philosophy Hope in a Jar



Nivea Express Hydration Body Lotion


How do you deal with dry skin?




Wednesday, January 30, 2013

A little slow...

I'd like to apologize for things being super slow around The Preppy Scientist. As I type this, I am sitting in front of a pile of papers begging to be filed and put away. I proclaim today to be an official break until tomorrow. 

All my best. 



Tuesday, January 29, 2013

On Repeat



How great is Taylor in this performance?



Monday, January 28, 2013

Hey It's Okay!



1. To get sassy when necessary 
2. To use the frat house bathroom when you REALLY need to pee
3. To ignore that two day headache 
4. To cry after a really hard day...in front of everyone
5. To turn a girls only night to a night spend with a bunch of guys
6. To watch foreign shows and make up your own plot
7. To eat a whole bag of chocolate covered pretzels in one sitting 
8. To get highlights in order to cover up those gray hairs 
9. To have pizza for breakfast
10. To wear ballet flats in the snow

xoxo





Friday, January 25, 2013

Tumblr Fave

I recently came across the What I Wore blog by Jessica Quirk and it's pretty fantastic. I love how well she puts her outfits together and the attention to detail she has! I could honestly spend hours looking through her blog, drooling over the amazing outfits! Check out some recent favourites: 

Jessica Quirk of What I Wore, Fashion Blogger, Personal Style Blogger

What I Wore, The What I Wore blog, WhatIWore, @whatiwore, Jessica Quirk, Gingham Remix, Cold Weather Outfits, Warm Outfits, Winter Outfits,

Jessica Quirk, What I Wore Blog, Fashion Blogger, Personal Style Blogger, Personal Style Blog, outfit of the day, OOTD, What I Wore Today, How to wear a plaid shirt, how to dress up a plaid shirt,

Images from: What I Wore

Head on over to What I Wore and sample the great display of fashion there!

xo

Thursday, January 24, 2013

My Favourite Magazines!

I have an obsession with magazines. I cannot leave a grocery or convenience store without picking one up. There seems to be a few magazines that I always gravitate to when I'm shopping around, so naturally I've classified them as my favourites!


Vogue - When I'm feeling glamorous 


Seventeen - When I'm feeling fun


Lucky - W'hen I need inspiration


Canadian Living - When I feel like a grown up


Marths Stewart Living - When I want to plan for the future

What are your favourite magazines?

xo

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Just Say Yes!

Sometimes having such a busy schedule doesn't allow me to have very much fun. I resolved this year to be more open to friendships in my life - and I've found that just saying yes to spending time with other people is a huge step. I am guilty of finding every excuse to say no when I am invited out somewhere. But lately, I have been put in a position where I need to say yes and need to be more social. 

Yes!

Because I am someone who tries to stay true to her word, simply saying yes means that I can't back out of an event! It's been so nice getting to know new people and opening myself up to new experiences! I really hope to stick to this resolution and can't wait to see what fun things lay ahead! 

I hope you are keeping up with your resolutions!

xo

Monday, January 21, 2013

My Mantra



Food for thought





Friday, January 18, 2013

Pinto

I've really been liking the new 2013 Sarah Pinto planners! I think they are a little more grown up than the Lilly planners and there is more space to write! 

Take a look at some of my favourite patterns: 


Rugby 2013 Weekly Planner
Rugby
Dot 2013 Weekly Planner
Spotted
Zebra 2013 Weekly Planner
Zebra

All available at Sarah Pinto!

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Hey it's Okay!






1. To pretend you didn't receive a text message
2. To listen to the same Taylor Swift song 30 times in a row
3. To use an obnoxious amount of hash-tags in a single tweet
4. To buy more than one dress for a single event
5. To enjoy being the worst dancer at your dance class
6. To buy MORE stationery 
7. To count tea as a meal 
8. To watch 2 seasons of a show in 2 days
9. To go to bed at 7 pm 
10. To pluck those grey hairs, so nobody finds out about them 

xo

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Recently..


be mine studs

I bought these earrings 

plane

booked a flight for the first time

tea

drank a lot of tea 

Revenge

started watching a new show

What new things have you done recently? 

xo

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

GlitzyGlam

I really love watching YouTube makeup videos even though I hardly wear any makeup. I watch a lot of 'Elle and Blair Fowler' videos and I always hear them talking about their shop GlitzyGlam, so I decided to check it out. They have a lot of cute items in the online store and almost everything can be personalized/monogrammed! 

I just placed an order with Glitzy Glam and here are some personal favourites:


Pad holder

Chevron keychain


Waffle Weave Head Bands

Spa wraps

Tumbler with Circle Initials

Monogrammed tumbler 

All available on Glitzy Glam

Monday, January 14, 2013

Spring

With higher than normal temperatures here in Windsor - I have Spring on my mind. I love the thought of having fresh flowers throughout the apartment! 

tulips


Hydrangea

very cute bud vases. I will always have fresh flowers in my apartment and house, that is a rule. They smell fantastic and make you happy

Really want hot pink flowers in my apartment all of a sudden.

I can't wait!




Friday, January 11, 2013

Obsessed

With this song: