Accessorizing for the Holidays- Origami Owl

We had the opportunity to partner with a great accessories brand- Origami Owl.  We wanted to provide some great holiday gift ideas and accessorizing for the holidays.

Who Is Origami Owl?

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Origami Owl was started by a 14 year with the dream of her first car.  Her parents refused to purchase the car for her, but instead, her parents wanted to instill the value of working for what you want.  Bella researched business ideas and created the customizable living lockets. Bella started selling her products at little pop shops, then expanded to boutiques and a mall kiosk.  With business started to pick-up and interest peaked with others asking about how they could be apart of such a great brand- so they decided that the social selling model was the best option for the brand and for everyone involved.

Living Locket

I saw this gift and immediately thought of 5 people who would LOVE to have it. I don’t know about you but I have some owl fanatics in my life and the Livia Medium Classic Living Locket with Swarovski Crystals is right up their alley. This locket is so pretty without looking over the top. Perfect for the girl who isn’t crazy about glam or you could throw a little extra glitz inside for that sparkly fashionista you love.

Even the packaging is amazing! If you hate to wrap, it’s already done!

Gifts For Him and Gifts For Her

By now I think a lot of people have heard of Origami Owl and if you haven’t, girrrrl where have you been? They have the perfect gift for any woman (or man) in your life. I definitely wouldn’t be upset to see one of these under my tree and the owl locket is especially beautiful.
For those of you who have already gifted an Origami Owl pendant with all the chain and charm options, the answer to this year’s gift could still easily come from this beautiful brand. Origami owl has something for everyone, and even then you can constantly change and adapt your pieces to the season, occasion, or your mood for the day. They can even be made into keychains for the man in your life!

They are always coming out with new styles of charms and wonderful pieces to add to your glittering collection. I really love the concept of their pieces and how personal you can make such a gorgeous gift. They have charms for terms of endearment no matter who your gift is for. This would be a great gift too for a husband/partner to give to the mother of their children with their birthstones tucked inside. Or if you don’t know what someone would want inside you could always gift them a locket and let them pick their charms. So many endless personalized ideas, the recipient is sure to be touched by the love intended through the gift.

Other Options


If you have heard of Origami Owl you may have been under the impression they only sold the locket necklaces; since they’re some of their biggest sellers, NOPE! I am amazed at the selection of great gift options.

Leather Wrap

One of my favorite pieces is the Gold Metallic Genuine Leather Wrap looks so simply pretty even on its own. Wrap bracelets are versatile but Origami Owl has figured out a way to make them even more individualistic. Each wrap has snaps at both ends. You can connect them with a buckle, living locket, or watch face. You can have a message or word engraved into a plaque to add personalized details; slip on your favorite word or shape with a slider.  The combinations are endless!

I would really have to take up a tremendous amount of your time to list all the amazing options that Origami Owl has for your gift needs, but they definitely have a great gift for any woman you know. I suggest you take a peek at their site yourself. You might even fall in love with a piece for you!

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Stocking Stuffer ft. PuraVida Bracelets

Hi loves!  With the holiday right around the corner, I wanted to get an early jump on my Christmas shopping and gift guides. One thing we wanted to focus on this year was brands that give back.  When doing research we found Pura Vida bracelets. We liked this company, because they provide full time jobs to over 100+ artisans in Costa Rica and  have also donated over one million dollars to charities.  Pura Vida works with numerous charities, so finding one that you would like to support won’t be hard.  You can purchase a bracelet  that fits your cause here.  Don’t see your charity? There’s an option to submit a charity or you can do a fundraiser for your cause.

20161027_193314Now, I would suggest buying a handful of the bracelets to give as  stocking stuffers.  This is a gift that you could totally cater to the person you are giving to by favorite colors, charms, charities, and styles of bracelets.  They can be worn together or worn separately.

If you are looking for more of a gift under the tree, I would suggest going with the PURA VIDA MONTHLY CLUB.  For $14.95 a month, You will receive 3 bracelets with a total value of around $50.  Shipping is free on all U.S. orders. and you can also cancel at anytime.  Either way you go, it will definitely be a great gift for the holidays, while helping out some great causes.

I hope you enjoyed this gift idea featuring Pura Vida.  Remember, holidays are about giving and working with a give back brand is a great way to do so!




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Macy's Front Row Event

Hi loves! I hope you are having a wonderful Saturday and spending it with your loved ones. We are back today to talk about Macy’s Fashion Front Row Event. I know most of us can’t make it out to their big fashion show, so Macy’s has put together shopping parties all over the nation. Each event will be full of fashion, shopping, music, and fun! And get this, the event is FREE!!! What more can you ask for?

Each event location will have something different. Some with special guests, DIY projects, and makeovers. Depending on your location, you may need to RSVP. Luckily, Portland was one of the chosen cities!  Check out the event details below or click here.

Event Details:

Where: Macy’s Clackamas Town Center
Women’s, Level 2
12100 S.E. 82nd Avenue
Portland, OR 97086
Date: 9/17/2016      Time: 2pm

No RSVP required for the Portland, Oregon event, so come out and have some fun!  Come check out latest fall trends, take some pics in the photo booth, have some snacks, and jam out to some music from the live DJ!  If you see me, please don’t hesitate to say hello!  Hope to see you there!!


“This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of Macy’s; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own.“


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Sunglasses haul

Happy Tuesday, beauties! I am back today with a mini review and sunglasses haul from Sunglass Warehouse.  I first heard about Sunglass Warehouse from my fellow Makeupateer, Gaby from BeautybyGaby, she absolutely raved about them.  Of course, I had to give them a shot!

Sunglass Warehouse

  • All sunglasses are $20 or less.  I have yet to find a $20.00 pair.
  • Hundreds of styles to choose from
  • All lenses are made with UV400
  • Free shipping with a purchase of $25.00 or more, under $25.00 it’s on $3.95
  • No hassle returns!

One thing I absolutely love about the Sunglass warehouse website, is the ability to search the variety of glasses.  You can search by lens type, frame shape, and best sellers.  I have a really flat nose with literally no bridge to hold up glasses, so I am only able to wear a certain type of frame.

Here are the pieces I chose:

  1. Magdalena #7021- black/silver frame with smoke lenses
  2. Dew #18816- white/silver frame with Smoke lenses
  3. Winthrop #2642 toroise frame with blue mirrored lenses
  4. Honey #6040- Matte Black/Gold Frame with Grey lenses
  5. Canary #65830 tortoise frame with amber lenses

You can even choose different colors with different style lenses to make the glasses really unique to your style.  I have worn Dew and Canary almost everyday since receiving my shipment.  The quality in of the glasses are great.  With most glasses I purchase, the handles start to come loose.  This is not the case with the two pairs I have been infatuated with from Sunglass Warehouse.

I think I am obsessed because I made another order about a week ago!  I can’t wait for the package to come in.  Keep an eye out for some summer posts featuring the glasses.  I highly recommend this website. Check them out!  Let me know your favorite shades.  Don’t for get to #THEWAREHOUSE.


*Products for free for an unbiased and honest review*



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Save Money with Groupon Coupons

Happy Monday!  I hope your Monday is as beautiful as it is here in Portland, Oregon!  Who here loves Groupon? I sure do!  I use it to purchase everything from beauty deals to activities.  It is a great way to try new things on a budget- this means savings!  I have yet to meet a person who does not love coupons, so why not bundle them together? That’s right!  Groupon has expanded it’s site to now carry coupons for hundreds of retailers.  You can find Groupon coupons here.

I am not a big online shopper, but when I do shop online, I am all about promo codes and coupons.  I need that free shipping!  If you have been reading my blog for awhile, you know I love everything beauty and subscription boxes!  I wanted to give Birchbox another try.  I couldn’t believe all the coupon codes that Groupon coupon had available for Birchbox.  I was able locate 32 coupons total ranging from percentages off to extra points for certain purchases.  Check out Birchbox on Groupon coupons here.

Sticking to the makeup topic…Sephora always has promotional codes floating around the internet.  You just need to hunt them down.  Not with Groupon coupons!  Groupon has over 60+ coupons codes for use on Sephora.  I don’t know about you, but I like to maximize my purchases from Sephora, lol.  I paid $10 for the 2 day flash shipping for a year, Spend over $25 to get extra gifts, with the three free samples, and if you have enough- point perks!

Maximize all purchases, is the lesson of the day!  I hope you enjoyed this little introduction into Groupon Coupons.

For more information check out their Facebook page here.


*This is a sponsored post. All opinions are mine.*
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