My March Favorites!

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To kick off this last week of March I’m giving you my favorites of this month! There are some beauty items some food items, and some exercise items, so get hype!

My Favorites

O.P.I Nail Laquer in Passion: I don’t usually paint my nails, but when I do, I use O.P.I. (good on you if you got that reference). I’m favoriting any kind of Springy, floral, or pastel-y color of nail polish for the beginning for this month, and one of my favorite brands is OPI!

Almay Smartshade Concealer: Since I’ve started my very successful skincare routine (find it here), my skin has been so pretty and easy to deal with it’s unbelievable. So instead of going full-on foundation, I just use this concealer on my problem spots and under my eyes (AKA my designer bags) and blend it out with a brush! Super simple and saves a lot of time!

Sunglasses: I’m LOVING SUNGLASSES! Why?! Because sunglasses means that there is Sun, and Sun means it’s warm, and warmth means that it’s getting closer to Summer, and Summer means the following:

Tans

Shorts

T-shirts

Beach Days

Nice Weather

Sunglasses

I’m really excited if you couldn’t tell…

Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies: I bought 6 BOXES of these suckers and if that’s not a legitimate reason to have something in your favorites, I don’t know what is. I’m addicted to these things, to the point of eating way too much of them. But once you start, you can’t stop, so I blame the cookies.

Exercise (in general): I’ve started taking a personal fitness independent study through my school, so lately I’ve really gotten into the whole healthy “your body is a temple” kick, which is kinda hard to believe after I just ranted about Thin Mints. This month my favorite is everything exercise related: clothing, shoes, workout tapes, and most importantly, Blogilates!

The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: It’s a Netflix Original. Tina Fey produced it. Ellie Kemper from The Office stars in it. What more needs to be said?

Thank you all so much for reading! Check out the video at the very top of the post and comment with your own March Favs! Until next time…

Peace, Love, and Baby Ducks,

Marin XO

Get Ready With Me (Makeup Edition)!

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Everyday Makeup

I’ve been meaning to produce a makeup video that is just full-blown edited, thought out, styled, etc. for a while, but I haven’t had the time until recently. It took a while to put together, but I’m really proud of my Everyday Makeup Routine and I’d really appreciate your comments!

I also want to celebrate a small victory of getting over 1,000 views on my channel *Woop Woop*! I really support everything that you guys have done for me, all of my readers and watchers, it honestly means so much! So please enjoy this video and stay tuned for a nice, long, dedicated post! I feel like I haven’t really been giving enough love to this blog, but I have changed up my posting schedule to something a bit more manageable. Until next time…

Peace, Love, and Baby Ducks,

Marin XO

My Story Board

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I created this video because I wanted to bring you all a little bit closer into my life, and what’s more personal than a cork board covered in things from my past?! A lot of stuff is, but that doesn’t matter right now, we’re just going to focus on the cork board.

There is a crazy amount of stuff on it, ranging from bookmarks to photographs to trinkets from momentous occasions! And it’s so neat to look at this space and see parts of yourself reflected in your successes, your memories, your favorite quotes, and your sources of inspiration!

Even though I actually got this idea from some random movie ages ago, I encourage all of you to try it. All you have to do is collect little trophies and memorabilia from your everyday life, whether it’s a ticket stub or a drawing, and pin it up in your room/dorm/living-space-area. After you do it for a while you’re able to see the growth and progress and CHANGE you have made! I have photos from 6th-9th grade up there! And the best thing is is it’s about you. Take it with you wherever you go; take it to college for goodness sakes! Watch it grow and flourish until you don’t have anymore room to keep adding things, and then KEEP ADDING THINGS! If anything it will be a great conversation piece.

So that was my little rant on the matter! I hope that you’ve enjoyed and please comment about anything! I love hearing back from you guys, it’s always a great pick-me-up! Until next time…

Peace, Love, and Baby Ducks,

Marin XO

What I Do When I’m Home Alone…

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Home Alone Photo

I know, I know, I’ve been behind on uploading and posting. Just sometimes life gets in the way and it stinks, but I gotta deal with that beast before I post to this one.

BUT BUT BUT I have a quick little video for y’all to watch right here, right now. So click to see what I do when I’m HOME ALONE *DUNDUNDUNNNNNN*! 

Fair warning, things get weird.

Peace, Love, and Baby Ducks,

Marin XO

The Crazy Thing I Bought (And Shout Out!)

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What I Bought

So I went shopping (like always), partially for the Love Yourself challenge I have taken up, but also because I like to buy things and I was bored. SO I made a ‘What I Bought/Shout Out’ video for your entertainment! Well, not just for you, for me too, but I’m sharing it with you because I love you!

Anyways, the shout out portion is to my close friend, Eleanor. We have this thing before and after Valentine’s day where we have Marin Day and Eleanor Day, and this year she gave me some really cool stuff! And to show my appreciation I made it public! Yaaaaayyyyy!

http://youtu.be/GCJ8jgCQuYM

I hope that you all enjoy and if you want to take up the Love Yourself challenge as well, join me! It’s fun, I promise.

Peace, Love, and Baby Ducks,

Marin XO