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The big move…

March 13, 2011




March 12, 2011

Is it weird if I admit that this entire idea started with a lip gloss? Kanani Buxom is (hands down) my favorite lip gloss for spring and summer. It’s a bright pink that has a melon color and a dewy look that lasts hours. I’m also excited about the new Buxom Puppy eye shadows (each named after a different type of dog) that go on like a cream and reportedly have amazing staying power. Today’s inspiration: Sweater, Capris, Shoes, Earrings, Sunglasses, Bag, Buxom Kanani, Buxom Puppy.


March 11, 2011

Everyone, myself included, wanted a little piece of Michelle Obama when the fashionable first lady showed up to the 2011 Governor’s Ball in this yellow Prabal Gurung gown. Today’s inspiration is courtesy of MObama herself: Dress, Earrings, Jeweled Bag.

I Swoon {8}…

March 11, 2011

Everyone, take a few deep breaths because….The Cherry Blossom Girl is in thigh highs! So sassy, I love it.

Floral on the mind…

March 10, 2011

Could someone please make me stop looking at floral print dresses? Can’t you just see this dress being incredibly versatile for this spring/summer? Paired up like this it is perfect for the office, mix it up with some sandals and you are set for a day at the Farmer’s Market. Today’s Inspiration: Dress ($92), Shoes ($50), Bag ($29).

My Fitness Pal…

March 10, 2011

My Fitness Pal? More like My Fitness Genius! I owe a huge round of applause to my friend L who recently told me about the site My Fitness Pal. This site is amazing for tracking your food and calorie intake as well as your progress. Not only that, but their adjustable security and sharing options make you as accountable as you want to be. If you do well, meet your calorie goals, and lose weight, it will tell all of your friends via Facebook and Twitter—but it does the same if you slip up!

My favorite feature is being able to control what it tracks. By going to My Home —> Settings —> Diary Settings you can set exactly what types of nutrition facts are tracked for you (I set mine to add sodium, since low sodium is a vital part of my diet). I wish it gave you more control over how you balance out your diet. Since I’m on a high protein, low carb diet, my journal often shows that I am way over in protein but have a deficit in carbs. Either way it is easy to track and view my progress, and their database for foods is one of the most thorough I have seen—so far there hasn’t been one food that I haven’t been able to find!

Best of all, it gives me a place to record and share my food journal without cluttering up my blog. So, for those of you interested in checking it out you can now find it here. If you have been following the A Healthier Me series, I really urge you to get on My Fitness Pal and start tracking your own progress! If you sign up for an account (which you should) be sure to add me as a friend so we can cheer each other on (DanielleJ1116).

I Swoon {7}…

March 10, 2011

I love the old fashioned romance and whimsical imagery used in this wedding photography. It’s so gorgeous. Images borrowed from here.

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