My Bookmarks

As a blogger, I am constantly searching the internet for new ideas and inspiration, and often I come across links that I love and find really useful that they make it into my bookmarks.  I thought it would be fun to share some of my favorite links in a regular post called My Bookmarks.  Let me know what your think and happy Cinco De Mayo!

1. How to get faux-looking lashes using baby powder.  I found this article on Real Beauty and had to try it right away.  It was very simple to do, and although I felt my lashes didn't look any longer, they did appear to look thicker.   Try it for yourself at

2. Margarita Cupcakes:  What's more perfect than making Margarita cupcakes on Cinco De Mayo?  One of my favorite bloggers, Emily Schuman of Cupcakes and Cashmere, posted this recipe this past week and I had to add it to my recipe book.  I actually made these last year and never kept the recipe, so I was very excited to come across them again.  They're not too difficult to make and delicious!  They'll definitely be a hit if you're heading to a Cinco De Mayo party.  Get the recipe here:

3. How To Use Scotch Tape To Perfect Your Liquid Eyeliner: I came across this article on Pinterest and was excited to try it.  I've been attempting the cat-eye look but with unsteady hands, it was always a hit or miss on how my liner turned out.  I tried this scotch tape trick and was amazed how well it worked.  Learn the trick for yourself at

4. Quick Tips Instant Heel Caps: Another product I found on Pinterest are these Quick Tips Instant Heel Caps.  The heel has worn thin on one of my favorite pairs of shoes and I haven't had time to take them to the cobbler.  Quick Tips seem like a great temporary fix and I can't wait to try them.  Get them at