DIY projects for the 4th

I’ve been slacking on the blog lately. Usually with the 4th coming up, I would have a craft or recipe or local event to share with y’all but I haven’t put anything together. To make up for it though, I’m doing some microblogging over on my instagram with a round-up of my fave DIY red, white and blue projects.
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The Best DIY Makeup/Jewelry Tray Projects


When fellow San Antonio blogging mama Tori from The sToribook posted these fabulous DIY confetti trays from guest blogger Haeley at Design Improvised, I loved them so much that I knew I had to share them with you guys. And then my mind went into pinterest overdrive; what other DIY makeup/jewelry holder projects could I find?!

Here’s a round up of my favorites that’ll make you want to find your inner crafter (and run out to buy more jewelry and beauty products to fill up the trays)!
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AVEENO #UnscriptedBeauty

I participated in a Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for AVEENO. I received product samples as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation

As a mom of 4, I can tell you that almost nothing goes as planned. Life is hectic (to say the least), messy, loud and sometimes, just flat out uncontrollable.

Longer than expected wait times at an appointment, rained out play dates, canceled babysitter, toddler in my makeup box; bring it on! Those are the times when the some of the sweetest memory-making moments can take place.
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#LOTD + where to shop it

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Anyone else have the hardest time finding the perfect pair of denim shorts? I have exactly 1 pair (that took me forever to find) that I love. Every time I would go to a store ready to shop, I couldn’t ever even find a pair to try on; they were all either too short or bermuda length. Are these the only options available? 
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SeaWorld’s Sealion High




Last week SeaWorld San Antonio debuted it’s long awaited Pacific Point Preserve, the new sealion viewing area, along with Sealion High, an all new sealion show. As one of SeaWorld’s wildside bloggers, I was invited out to the VIP Media event to get a sneak peek before the grand opening to the public.

Live music, food artists, the animal ambassador team, SeaWorld always knows how to put on a good party.

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