Amazon Prime Gift Guide For Last Minute Shoppers

It’s Christmas week ya’ll! Who is prepared? Who is not??

I wanted to share a quick gift guide of all items found on Amazon Prime that could be perfect for anyone still in need of a few things that wouldn’t otherwise get here in time for Christmas. This guide is filled with gifts that could be for her, for him, for kiddos, for stocking stuffers. Basically anything last minute. YOU’RE WELCOME.


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There we have it folks, something for everyone, within every kind of price point, and every single thing in this guide will get here before Christmas! YAY! Happy Shopping!!

25 Things

Well well well guys, I am officially 25 years young today! Happy birthday to me! I love birthdays. I’ve kind of been laughing at myself today though because for some reason when I was little 25 was the “big birthday” I had in my head. You know, the one where you just envision your whole life being together and perfect and I was married and had one baby and was pregnant with the other and working my dream job. Can I just say HAHA to that?! Growing up is really hard work. And today, turning 25, thinking about my life and where I’m at and what I’m working towards, I couldn’t be happier. I mean, obviously there are some things I wish had happened differently ( like I wish I started esthetics school 4 years ago cause then I really would be working my dream job right now lol ) but EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR A REASON and I feel so young and happy and free to work hard and I know I still have plenty of time to achieve all the things I dream about every single night.

So for todays post I wanted to share 25 things I learned over the years with ya’ll.

  1. Its ok to set boundaries for yourself with the people in your life, and you don’t have to do it in a way that hurts anyones feelings, but you need to do what’s going to make your own heart happy.
  2. Wearing lipstick really does complete an outfit when it’s the right color.
  3. Learn how to take a deep breath and just LET THINGS GO every once in awhile. Being stressed out about things that you don’t have any control over is going to give you a stomach ache and make you break out.
  4. Buy yourself your favorite flowers whenever you see them in a store, because making your own day sometimes is completely necessary.
  5. It’s ok to say no and give no explanation, just saying the word no is good enough.
  6. Realizing what you want to do in life is an amazing incredible magical feeling that shouldn’t be put on the back burner because of your age or because of money or because of others opinions, do what you need to do to make it happen.
  7. It’s ok when things don’t work how you planned for them to, because I can pretty much pinkie promise that if you look back on a situation when that happened, the outcome was better than the one you had planned anyways.
  8. When you see a cute pair of shoes ( especially if they are on sale ) just buy them and don’t think about it, because you will regret it if you don’t.
  9. Don’t ever hold back. That goes for everything. Just give everything your all. Tell people how you feel, wear exactly what you want, and do not let others opinions deter you from that at all.
  10. Always say I love you and give your significant other a kiss before either one of you leaves.
  11. Make your bed every morning. Just trust me, it will set the tone for your entire day and you’ll love the outcome.
  12. Try really crazy weird different foods than you would normally eat.
  13. Admit it when you are wrong. Just own up to it, apologize, mean it, and move on already.
  14. Eat allllllll the queso you want.
  15. Also, drink some champagne anytime you want.
  16. Celebrate everything! Even “little” things. Because everything you do when you are working towards something important to you deserves to be celebrated.
  17. It’s ok to only have a few friends that are actually more sisters.
  18. A thank you note can truly go a long way.
  19. When someone offers you help, accept it, don’t let your pride get in the way, because next time you need help they might not want to offer it to you again.
  20. TAKE REALLY GOOD CARE OF YOUR SKIN and wear sunscreen on your face hands and arms every single day no matter what.
  21. Always add cinnamon or nutmeg to your coffee all year round to add instant happiness to your mornings.
  22. Keep taking pictures of everything. Having memories to look at is such a blessing.
  23. Don’t be scared of change, even if it is a scary change. It could be opening up a door to something you could never even imagine.
  24. Make sure that any house you live in from here on out has a real wood burning fire place in it.
  25. Always ask for what you want! The worst that will happen is someone will tell you no, and then you haven’t even lost anything, you are just back where you started and all that means is you need to get a little more creative or work a little harder to get what you want.

I’m off to go wash my hair ( first time in like 8 days LOL ) so it dries before dinner with my man tonight. What is your favorite thing about turning a year older?!

The Answer To All Your Holiday Party Problems

HAPPY DECEMBER! I am just beyond thrilled that this month has finally arrived. As quickly as 2016 really did fly by, December, being my favorite month and all, seemed like it took forever to get here. If you’ve been reading along since last year you know that The Holidays are my absolute happiness. The smells, the colors, the sparkles, the food, the spices, the lights, the overall mood of everyone you encounter… this time of year is just special to me. One of the best things ( in my opinion ) about The Holidays is all the parties! I wanted to share a post with you guys featuring an answer to every single holiday party problem that could arise, that way, you have no excuses not to be in a good mood! You’re welcome :).

First things first, weather you are throwing the party, or just attending, THE INVITATION is a major make or break. To me, it just sets the tone and the vibe for the party as soon as the guest opens up the envelope a couple weeks before the actual date. SO, speaking of invitations, I was lucky enough to work with Basic Invite on this post and let me tell you, they are your solution to Holiday Party Invite ( or Holiday card ) problems.


Whether it’s for a work holiday party, Christmas party or your 2017 family Christmas card, the color options are basically unlimited. You can personalize any card or invite design with over 180 color options ( even for the envelopes! ), and then see an instant preview! Every single last detail on your card can be exactly what you want it to be, which means zero settling, which is very important.

Once you’ve designed your card you have the option of sending yourself a free sample. How cool is that? So before you go ahead and order 500 of something you can see what it looks like printed off and be sure that it’s really what you want. I just love that.



I designed a few different Bliss And Bubbly cards and they turned out TOO CUTE. I honestly couldn’t be happier. I plan on ordering a 2017 Christmas Card photo of Chris and I with our fur babies just to have as a memory and I’m so excited.

The next problem that could just so happen to arise is, “but what will I wear?!” OF course the next most important thing. I honestly think it all depends on where the party is located and what kind of party it is. Like if it’s a friends party and it’s at their home, I would say you could dress a little sexier than if it’s an office cocktail party at a restaurant. If you are with your coworkers or your boyfriends/husbands coworkers you want to look gorgeous, but still classy and professional. I’ve found a few gorgeous options below that I think would work for either kind of party.


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Next comes hair and makeup. My go to is always to keep everything on the more natural side. Obviously since it is a party after all, a little extra isn’t going to hurt, though. I love matte red lipstick and shimmer/glitter everywhere during the Holidays. I do believe that glitter can be grown up looking, when done right.


This is my favorite matte red lipstick of all time, seriously, if you haven’t tried this one yet, WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN? It’s the perfect red with blue undertones aka your teeth will have never looked whiter. You can thank me later 😉 And below I linked some of my other favorite glittery makeup options.

The best gold glittery ( but still super pigmented ) eyeshadow

Strobe Cream aka a creamy highlighter that’s basically a moisturizer that makes you GLOW

Liquid gold glittery eyeshadow that can also be an awesome eyeliner

Glitter top coat for any lipstick


Hair is a different story. I would never want to tell someone how they should do their hair. That is completely personal preference. I love loose beach like waves, though. It looks very done and pretty, but also effortless. That look that I think we all go far all the time, ya know? Where it looks like we just woke up looking that fabulous, when really it did take some effort? I linked all the hair products I’ve been loving to get my waves below.

The curling iron I use – I use the 1 1/2 inch barrel

My favorite shine spray that also makes my hair literally feel like silk

Such a good volumizing spray that also works as my favorite texturizing spray


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BAM. You are officially Holiday Party ready!! CHEERS!


2017 Gift Guide Series: For The Cozy Girl

gift_guide_cozy_girlHi hi! Next up in my gift guide series for 2017 is one of my personal favorites aka I want literally everything on this list ( HINTY HINTY, Chris ) but anyways hehe, it’s a gift guide for the cozy girl in your life! You know who I’m talking about. The girl who owns like 6 super soft blankets, counts down the days each year until she can wear her sweaters, who’s room is so perfectly coordinated to just be the most relaxing space you’ve ever been in. THAT GIRL.

Or just any girl you know that you are not sure what to get for her. Any girl I know loves anything cozy, so getting her something off this gift guide is a pretty sure win, if you ask me.

  1. Gold Stemless Wine Glasses – These are just too fabulous to pass up on. I mean, I don’t really think they need like a real explanation lol if a woman in your life likes wine ( or any kind of drink honestly ) and gold, get her these and she’ll be ecstatic.
  2. Barefoot Dreams Socks – Anything from Barefoot Dreams will be an absolute 100% win. If you’ve never felt anything from them, YOU NEED TO. It will change your life. It’s just the worlds softest material, no big deal.
  3. Charlotte Tilbury “Scent Of A Dream” Perfume – Not only is this bottle beautiful, and the name just sounds cozy, but it smells incredible.
  4. Pink & Gray Rug – If you have a cozy girl in your life who also loves home decor this is a great gift! It’s a very inexpensive rug and it’s just gorgeous! It would look so cute in an office or bedroom.
  5. Pom Blanket – Because you can NEVER I repeat, never, have enough soft blankets.
  6. Gold Wire String Lights – I have these randomly all over my house and they just add an element of cozy that’s not only perfect for the Holidays but also just for all year round! You can put them on a headboard, string them up in an indoor plant or just use them for cute Instagrams!
  7. Moet Rosé – If I only ever got champagne as a gift for the rest of my life I’d be the happiest girl alive. It’s thoughtful, it’s fun, it’s delicious, and it would be a great add on gift with those gold stemless glasses ;).
  8. Barefoot Dreams Robe – I repeat, softest thing you’ll ever lay on your hands on. This is the ULTIMATE cozy gift in my opinion.
  9. Blush Faux Fur Coat – The perfect cozy gift for the fabulous cozy girl in your life.
  10. Leopard Scarf – Every cozy girl loves scarves and leopard is just the neutral of winter so it’s a win win.
  11. Pink Faux Fur Pom Beanie – How chic, warm & cozy does that thing look?!
  12. Chandelier – I think a chandelier just cozies up any space you put one. I would have cute simple chandeliers like this in every room if it wouldn’t make the house so girly lol.
  13. Tea Cup Coffee Mug – A coffee mug that looks like a tea cup? YES PLEASE.
  14. Voluspa Crane Flower Candle – Any cozy girl knows her candles and this brand is the absolute best, and this scent, oh my goodness, there are no words. Just trust me.


Are ya’ll loving the gift guides so far?! Any others you’re dying to see???

2017 GIFT GUIDE SERIES: For The Picky Guy In Your Life

Another gift guide comin hot, ya’ll!

Today I wanted to share a guide for the picky guy in your life. Which typing that kind of makes me laugh because when it comes to shopping for gifts for any guys in my life I find that they are ALL extremely picky. They say that women are hard to shop for, but we as women know that it’s actually the complete opposite, am I right? LOL

So I scoured like all of Etsy ( if you’re ever in doubt, search on Etsy, I swear you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for! ) and a few other sites and came up with this list. I’d say there are some pretty cool, unique finds on here that could work for most every type of guy in your life, weather they say they are picky or not 😉


  1. Men’s Cashmere Sweater – Every guy needs a cashmere sweater, just like every woman needs a cashmere sweater. They are just necessary, ok? Trust me on this. This is a great gift if you want to get your guy something nice but aren’t sure where to start.
  2. Personalized Cutting Board – If you have a guy in your life who loves to cook, this would be perfect! Plus I think a personalized touch makes anything special.
  3. Best Husband Ever Spoon – I mean, how cute is that?! And it’s from Etsy so it doesn’t have to say exactly that, you can order it to say whatever you want!
  4. Monogrammed Watch Box – If your guy is a watch collector, get him a nice box to place them in where they can stay organized and in great condition!
  5. Bose In Ear Bluetooth Headphones – I don’t know about ya’ll, but I feel like my boyfriend is just always in need of a new pair of headphones. These are super nice and have amazing reviews! These would also be a good stocking stuffer.
  6. Wooden Cuff Links – I just LOVE these. Any manly man that still has a need to dress up in a suit every once in awhile would appreciate the uniqueness of the wood.
  7. Personalized Whiskey Decanter Set – This is a pretty awesome gift if I say so myself. You can personalize the front and back of the decanter and it comes with two glasses that can also be personalized. Not just with initials either, like you can pretty much write a whole love note on this thing.
  8. Personalized Watch – I got my boyfriend a watch last year that had some personal engraving on the back of the face and it’s really special to us. It’s perfect because no one knows whats written there besides you & him. Just adds a really special touch to an already awesome gift for your guy.
  9. Hardware MultiTool – Every single guy needs one of these, right? Just feel like you can’t realllllly go wrong with tools…
  10. John Varvatos Fragrance Cofrett – Guys are always in search of cologne scents and I think some of them might feel weird going into somewhere and spending time smelling a bunch of them, ya know? So get him 4 different options in one!
  11. Assorted Business Socks – I think socks are kind of like headphones for guys, they just always need some. These would also be a good stocking stuffer!


What are some other super specific gift guides ya’ll wanna see this Christmas Season!?

2017 GIFT GUIDE SERIES: For The Plant Lover

Hi ya’ll! Hows everyones November’s going so far? I personally am THRILLED just thinking about everything that’s happening these last weeks of 2017, and a big huge part of that is of course Christmas! I figured that I cannot be the only one who likes to be a psycho type A organized freak and get their shopping done, like, yesterday, soooo I am starting my gift guide series super duper early this year!

I’ll be sharing a gift guide for every possible type of person on your list, so tell your friends, tell your cat, tell you grandma, Bliss And Bubbly is going to be the place to browse for your holiday shopping this year, people!

Since Chris and I moved into our little rental house I’ve totally turned into a plant lover. I mean, I always kind of have been a plant lover but never really had the space for any plants. Now that I do have the space I’m going a little plant crazy and have to reign myself back in sometimes because we don’t need to be living in a green house, ya know LOL.

So for this first gift guide I thought I would share some ideas for the fellow plant lover in your life! Enjoy!


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  1. Bunch Of Dried Lavender – In my opinion, this would be a good gift for any woman in your life. It’s a perfect addition to a nightstand or a desk for the perfect pop of relaxation. Plus, it just looks gorgeous.
  2. Succulent Ornaments – I mean, how cute are these?! No explication necessary if ya ask me.
  3. Faux Fiddle Leaf Fig – I’ve wanted a Fiddle Leaf Fig for QUITE SOME TIME NOW. I’ve done some research, though, and the more friends I ask the more I’ve decided going with a fake one might be the best option. I guess they die super easily?! Anyways, Fiddle Leaf Figs, real or fake, are just gorgeous plants and would look fabulous in any plant lovers space!
  4. Wooden Bottle Holder – These are just so cute! Perfect holder for those dried Lavender stocks mentioned in number 1 🙂
  5. Dried Lavender – Dried lavender is seriously just a plant lovers must have. You can sprinkle some into a bath for an instant spa night at home, you can use it as an air freshener, you can add some to a spray bottle of distilled water and make your own Lavender facial toner. The possibilities with dried lavender are really just endless!
  6. Gold Herb Markers – Every plant lover is also an herb lover and these golden herb markers are just too chic to pass up. They would totally dress up any indoor herb garden.
  7. Grow A Cocktail Kit – Best idea ever! In this kit you can grow your own mint, basil, lavender and few other herbs perfect for cocktails. It also comes with really delicious cocktail recipes!
  8. Natural Wooden Planters – How gorgeous would that Fiddle Leaf Fig look in one of these planters?!
  9. Plant Dad Mug – Because not all plant lovers are women, right?!
  10. Cactus Pillow – This would look so cute on a desk chair, on a bed, on a couch, basically anywhere. Perfect pillow for a plant lover.

Happy shopping everyone! What are some super specific gift guides ya’ll want to see?? Let me know!!


My Picks From the Magnolia Hearth & Hand Collection

IT’S THE DAY WE’VE ALL BEEN WAITING FOR. Well I don’t know about “we” but I definitely have been waiting for this day LOL. The day that the Magnolia Hearth & Hand Collection is available at Target!

I put together a collage of my top 9 picks and I’m just wondering… would it be bad if I asked for literally all 9 things for my birthday so that I would have them in time for Christmas? I’m just going to go with no because I really really want all 9 things and I am not ashamed.

I just wanted to wish everyone happy shopping! 🙂



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It’s all so great, right?! I think my top two faves are the gold rimmed plates and the knit cream & green throw blanket. What are some ya’lls picks?!

Skincare Tip Of The Week: Extractions

So, as you all know ( or if you don’t, now you do! ) I am attending night classes at a local cosmetology school getting my estheticians license. It’s my dream/goal to own my own spa one day, and to also get some sort of medical license as well so I will also be able to offer injectables, like Botox. Anyways! I started school about two months ago so I’m definitely still a newbie but let me tell ya’ll I am OBSESSED with every single new thing that we learn. Like even the really boring stuff like every single layer and cell of the skin, which actually wasn’t boring once I learned it, is just all so exciting to me. It’s crazy how once you start doing what you are really passionate about how everything is just awesome! Ya know?


When I started school I thought it would be really fun to incorporate what I’m learning into my blog somehow and to be able to share some of the really useful things with ya’ll. So we have SKINCARE TIP OF THE WEEK. I’ll post these every week and hopefully ya’ll love them!

This week I wanted to talk about extractions aka popping EVERYTHING on your face/body. I don’t know about ya’ll but I am and always have been obsessed with popping everything I possibly can on myself and on pretty much anyone else who let me LOL. It’s honestly never grossed me out. Also, don’t even get me started on Dr. Pimple Popper videos. The woman is my hero, ok. When I started school one of the things I was most excited for was learning how to CORRECTLY extract pimples.

There is a lot more to it than I thought. First of all, let me just tell you guys, I KNOW how hard it is not to pop a pimple when you finally see that little white head come out to say hi, but you should really really really try to hold off and go see a professional. Even if you’re using professional tools, you can severely damage the skin cells around the blemish and even cause scarring.

But since I know we don’t live in a perfect world, and I definitely haven’t been one to wait for the professionals ( until now ) I know ya’ll are still going to get your pop on SO here is what you need to know.

Step 1: You need to open up those pores! Take a warm shower with lots of steam, or you can soak a washcloth in hot water and press that onto your face for a couple minutes. It’s super relaxing and will feel like an at home spa treatment.


Step 2: Spray your skin with a rose water or a toner. Extractions won’t be easy if the skin is dry and/or tight.

Step 3: If you are going to be using your fingernails, DON’T. Just please, please, do not. Fingernails are one of the dirtiest areas on your entire body and piercing your skin with all that bacteria into an already infected area is just a recipe for disaster. Your two options are: Q tips or extraction tools.

Step 4: Since you are at home, not with a professional, I highly, highly recommend using Q tips. If you are not properly trained in the use of extraction tools, you could also cause scarring without even realizing it. All you do with the Q Tips is press in a downward, then an inward motion on either side of the blemish. You don’t have to do it hard! Since you’ve steamed your face and opened up those pores, if the bacteria is ready to come out, it will come out pretty easily. Wipe away anything that comes out with a piece of toilet paper or a tissue. Never use your fingers!

Step 5: Once you’ve popped your blemish it’s very important to disinfect the area. My personal favorite is to use pure Tea Tree Oil on a clean Q tip and dab it on the blemish and the skin surrounding it. Tea Tree Oil is antibacterial and will help keep any bacteria extracted from the blemish from spreading to any pores in the same area.

Step 6: Try your very hardest not to pick at it once it begins healing! The skin is an amazing organ and you need to try to let it do it’s job. It will heal itself back to it’s gorgeous normal self in no time, don’t you worry!


There we have it folks. How to properly extract a pimple. I hope I’m not the only one completely obsessed with this LOL.

Any questions?? Anything I missed? Wanna just chat & say hi? Leave me a comment or come see me on my Instagram!

Sweater Weather

So, if you didn’t know, I live in Texas, and even though it is the end of October it is still 80 – 90 degrees every single day. Which is amazing, don’t get me wrong, because I highly dislike being cold, buuuuut I do wish that it would just get down into the sixties so I could wear my sweaters! All my Texas girls know how it is!

Since everyone doesn’t live in Texas though, and a lot of you have wonderful beautiful amazing Fall seasons with weather chilly enough to break out your sweaters in October, I thought I would live vicariously through ya’ll and share a little sweater weather guide. These are all the sweaters that I currently wish I could be wearing LOL so I hope ya’ll enjoy!


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Belle sleeves, fringe, faux fur, off the shoulder, kitty cats, lace ups AND ruffles? I mean the trends this year couldn’t be anymore just beyond perfection. Don’t you all agree?

I JUST LOVE SWEATERS YOU GUYS. So so so so much. Have ya’ll found any sweaters this fall that you just cannot live without?!


Homemade PSL ( The Easy Way )

Hi hi! Wow I honestly can’t believe how little time there is in a day. Between this blog of mine, my job during the day, school at night and somehow trying to keep up with all the relationships in my life and I don’t know find time to eat…. IT’S NUTS OVER HERE YA’LL. But thats ok, it will all be worth it when I’m a practicing esthetician with my own spa one day very soon. I mean, how exciting does that sound?! But, I just wanted to formally apologize for not posting last week. I pinkie promise I will never let it happen again, ok? Ok.

So anywhoo, one of my all time favorite things about fall & the whole Holiday season in general ( besides EVERYTHING ) is all of the fun festive coffees for sale everywhere. The thing is, I’m not a millionaire, which makes spending $5 on a fun festive coffee every morning a liiiiiittle difficult. And we all need coffee, especially on a Monday, am I right?

SO last year I was just browsing through Trader Joes ( because seriously that’s one of my favorite ways to de stress I’m not even kidding ) and I saw their cute little jar of Pumpkin Pie Spice. I just had to buy it. I started to putting it in my coffee every morning and oh my god ya’ll, it tastes just like a Pumpkin Spice Latte.


Glasses: Zenni. Kitty Cat Mug: Anthropologie ( a gift from my best friend last year! But still in stock! )

If you don’t happen to have a Trader Joes near you I’ve noticed they sell different brands of Pumpkin Pie Spice at other grocery stores like Kroger and Target as well. Or you could just make it super easy on yourself and order it on Amazon :).

Literally ya’ll, all I do is brew my coffee like normal in our coffee pot, pour cream into my mug ( we like to use heavy whipping cream or coconut creamer, it’s just so much creamier and yummier than half and half, i know it’s not very healthy but i don’t careeeee LOL ) pour in the coffee, and then sprinkle kind of an obnoxious amount of Pumpkin Pie Spice on top. Bam! Homemade PSL, basically for free.


I have more festive coffee hacks like this for winter drinks as well, so be on the lookout for those coming in a few weeks. That reminds me, like can ya’ll believe October is basically over?! What?! This year is flying by.

What are ya’lls favorite fall coffee drinks?! Have you tried the Pumpkin Pie Spice trick?


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