How Bradley and I met

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How Bradley and I met

Bradley and cara at the beach cara lynn blog

So this post is going to be about how Bradley and I met originally.

My brother, Hunter, joined the sea cadets back in September of 2014. Looking back that is a very long time ago. Well as the supportive older sister ( Who was forced to go to all of those functions) I went to all of those functions. I went to the first sea cadet function in October 2014. It was boring. I noticed Bradley only because he was wearing the wrong uniform.

The I saw him again in February 2015, It was yet another sea cadet function I was most definitely dragged too. He was constantly teasing and arguing with this other girl.

Then I was dragged to the Sea Cadet quarter auction in may 2015. This time I got Bradley’s name. This is where all this is important/funny things happened. I was hanging out after helping set up the auction room. I was eating chick fil a and I decided to share the rest of my fries with Bradley. Later, apparently, he mentioned that “I was hot.” to his friends. Therefore my brother, Hunter, and his friend Falino decided that since he wouldn’t ask for my number that they would ask if it was okay if he received it from them. I told them to inform him to get it himself. Instead, his other friend, Zac, decided to try to get it “for him”. The reason I put it in the quotation is because Bradley would’ve never received the number if I had given it to Zac. I told Zac to tell Bradley that he would have to get it himself.

Later on, I told hunter to just give him my number because he seemed so nervous.

And that’s how Bradley and I met.

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Nude flats and beige sweater

Nude flats and beige sweater

Today’s another outfit post. I am showing how I would style nude and light color flats and sweaters.

(ALSO A HAPPY LATE BIRTHDAY TO BRADLEY! HIS BIRTHDAY WAS YESTERDAY {JANUARY 10TH} )

nude flats and beige sweater

This is my one outfit photo. There were other photos but my SD card became corrupt. The shoes are from Rue21. The sweater is also from Rue21. The beige pink bag is from BP at Nordstrom. The jeans are from Levi.

These were taken quite some time ago but I lost the SD card that they were on. Then I of course found it so I tried to find any and all photos that were taken. I came to learn that a file on it was corrupt and it had most of these photos on in it. If I can find the photos, I will add them to this post. As well as, post them on twitter or Instagram.

I will be posting more frequently in the coming weeks. There has been some transitions going on like Bradley moving to Charlotte to go to school. Then I am going back to school for cosmetology. Unfortunately for my website and fortunately for me, I will be moving to Charlotte next January. The post will be different for the next year and a half due to all the moving and transitioning.

Also I will be taking clients for cosmetology soon so I will post about it. As well as, posting progression photos of my start in cosmetology to when I get out of school. It will be fun. I will have a page on this website showing my work!

Thanks for reading. I hope you enjoyed reading my nude flats and beige sweater! If you want, you can follow me on Snapchat: @caralynn97. Please be sure to follow me on TwitterInstagramTumblrPinterest and Facebook. If you would like, you can share this on your social media accounts!

Life update | Jan 2017

So I am giving everyone a life update…

This month I have started eating healthy. I have kind of scale down of the coffee especially Starbucks (It’s bad for my wallet). I have started cosmetology at my local community college. I have been so eager for this. HUGE thanks to my mom for pushing me to actually sign up for the classes. As well as a thank you to my dad and his girlfriend for somehow making money appear out of thin air when I gave them less than a weeks notice about needing to pay for the classes and the cosmetology kit. They really pulled strings to get the money.

I had my first day today (AKA Thursday, January 5th, 2017) It was interesting. I am super excited to receive the kit Friday or Monday. Although classes may be canceled due to the weather. Hopefully not…

 

Lancome Juicy shaker review

Lancome Juicy Shaker Review

This a Lancome juicy shaker review. The color of the Juicy shaker is the cherry symphony. Although it is expensive it is very nice to use. The color payoff is very good. Then the ingredients are so luxurious and lush. The oils they put in this product feel great of the lips. Also, the packaging is so nice. It is tiny enough to put in a clutch bag. Finally, the smell is so yummy. Although, the only downfall is it isn’t long lasting.

Pros:

  • Smells amazing! This one smells like cherry.
  • The product feels like butter on the lips. It has so many different oils.
  • The product isn’t sticky like a lip gloss. I hate lip glosses normally.
  • The color is great. A nice bright red color.

Cons:

  • It is expensive at about $25.
  • It’s not super long lasting. That is the major issue for me.

Final judgement

The product is very good for the price tag. As well as it being a generally good product, what catches my attention is the feel of it on the lips. Although it is about $25  a pop, it has great color payoff. Also, the payoff can be as opaque as you want. I just think is is worth the $25. Finally, the juicy shaker has to be one of my most used lip products. Honestly, I wish I had them all.

Social media links and question!

Thanks for reading. I hope you enjoyed reading my Lancome juicy shaker review! If you want, you can follow me on Snapchat: @caralynn97. Please be sure to follow me on TwitterInstagramTumblrPinterest and Facebook. If you would like, you can share this on your social media accounts! Also tell me in the comments which one is your favorite or which ones you want?

New Year 2017

2016 is over…the new year 2017 has begun.

What can I say about it? I was in college for one year. I skipped a semester of college this past fall 2016 semester. I worked as a server at a restaurant ( I will not mention the name out of respect for the managers and my boyfriend) ( but you can find out what restaurant it is if you decide to stalk hard enough). I stopped working at said restaurant. That was most definitely one of the best things that happened in 2016. I lost friends that weren’t truly my friends. Out with the bad and in with the good. I became friends with Alice from daintyalice,  Severina from sweet strawberries, and much more. I became apart of the blogging community. I started working for a much better place. The managers are great. I became closer to my boyfriend. We no longer argue as much. We have really pushed boundaries, tested each other and are now on way better terms. We have started planning for the next year or two.

Now here comes the new year 2017…

This year is the year of productivity, organization, and motivation. I am going to make sure my health and wellness are taken care. I am going to be organized. My cosmetology certificate will be earned by December 2017. I will put my all into my blog and youtube channel to let it flourish and grow. I want to become more of a social media influencer. I want to turn my blog into a business. If I love something and I can make money from it…Is it really a job? I am going to get my butt into gear and make 2017 the best year possible. This year is the year of growth.

(This year is not the year I will TRY to achieve stuff. This is THE year I WILL achieve whatever I put my mind too)

This year…

I will become healthier

I will become stronger

I will create an online presence

I will create my business

I will grow in my faith

I will improve my relationships

I will focus on the important things

I will motivate myself to do whatever I have to

New Year 2017 Resolutions and Goals

  1. Grow my social media following.
  2. Complete cosmetology school.
  3. Use my time efficiently
  4. increase the amount I go to the gym
  5. Eat better
  6. Make my hobby a business

 

What I got for Christmas

Hey everyone, Today’s post is a what I got for Christmas post. This post will show you what I got.

  1. Limostudio softbox lights

These lights are seriously powerful. They are one of my favorite photography accessories so far. You never know if I’ll find something else. They come in a set of two with the light bulb, the stands, and softbox portion.

2. Earrings

What I got for christmas

These earrings were kindly gifted to me by Bradley’s grandparents (AKA his mema and pops). They are super nice and they look rather heavy but there not. They are sterling silver 18k gold plated earrings. I love them and have been wearing them non-stop.

3. Another canon SL1 battery

The reviews say the battery on the SL1 dies real quickly. In my opinion, it doesn’t really really dies too quickly.

4. Scentsy wax melter

This thing is amazing. Bradley’s mom and dad bought it for me. It is a cute light sea foam green color glass with metal around it. It melts wax super quickly. The scented waxes that they got me were satin sheets and sweet pea and vanilla. I am currently using the sweet pea and vanilla one. It fills the entire room with fragrance.

Thanks for reading. I hope you enjoyed reading my What I got for Christmas! If you want, you can follow me on Snapchat: @caralynn97. Please be sure to follow me on TwitterInstagramTumblrPinterest and Facebook. If you would like, you can share this on your social media accounts! Also tell me in the comments what you got for Christmas!

What I did for Christmas

What I did for Christmas!

So I am writing a what I did for Christmas blog post. This is going to include Christmas eve as well and there will be a short video that is included in the post but is posted on my youtube channel. The video will definitely have spoken bits and little montages that are speed up. Anyway, let’s start with Christmas eve.

Christmas eve

Christmas eve, I had a packed afternoon. Christmas eve morning, I had a very nice lay in. I got to wake up later and just lie in bed. I worked on blog stuff that was to be completed. I have started planning post for January. I have decided the new year will be to vlogging and consistent blogging and videoing. Hopefully, everyone enjoys them. I’m thinking Sunday vlog uploads. As well, regular youtube video uploads on like a Tuesday or Thursday or possibly Saturday?

Nearing about 12 pm I started the rat race called Christmas time with a boyfriend. We went to rue21 and Bradley bought himself a pair of pants and he bought me a shirt as a Christmas present. Then we went to Walmart to print out photos but there was an insanely long line. So instead of getting photos there. We had a lengthy discussion of where to get photos printed at. Finally, we decided on CVS.  We went and printed off the photo. As well as got two bags of chocolate and a bag of gummy bears.

3:30 pm Bradley and I met up with my dad. We ate snacks like prosciutto wrapped in cheese, Mozzarella cheese slices, little “smokies”, Olives of different kinds, cheese, and meat platter. Also, different kinds of candies.

4 pm, we opened gifts. Bradley got a Best Buy gift card from my dad. I will be doing a “What I got for Christmas” post so stay tuned for that. My little brother, Hunter, got three Xbox one games, A pair of boots.

At 5;30 pm, we went to my dad’s friend’s Christmas party. There was crab legs, snack foods and, pretty much everything in between. We stayed there til about 6:40 pm. Then we headed to Bradley and I ‘s friend Dawson. We gave him his gift of two alien shirts and a pair of alien socks. He in exchange gave us an olive garden gift card.

Then we had dinner with his mom, dad, my mom, and mr.andy.

Christmas Day

We got up early to go to 8:30 am church service. We arrived 15 minutes late. Oops. It was a very good service. It ended at 9:30 am.

Then we opened gifts with Ms.Pat and Mr.Phil at around 9:45/10:00. Again the gifts I got will be in a post/video talking all about what I received from them, my mom and my dad.

Then around 10:45 am, we headed back to Bradley’s house. We had to hurry because we were supposed to head to Raleigh at 11 am. Although we didn’t actually leave until 11:30 am. We arrived in the rather chilly Raleigh at about 1:25 pm. While there I met Bradley’s aunt Monica and his cousin Leanne. Along with a couple of other relatives. The about 3:30 pm, we ate dinner which consisted of dumplings, beef, sweet potato casserole, butternut squash, and desserts. Their family and I opened gifts.

After that Bradley and I played with our Christmas gifts.

Thanks for reading. I hope you enjoyed reading my What I did for Christmas post! If you want, you can follow me on Snapchat: @caralynn97. Please be sure to follow me on TwitterInstagramTumblrPinterest and Facebook. If you would like, you can share this on your social media accounts! Also tell me in the comments what you’re did for Christmas!

Christmas Day Outfit

Christmas Day Outfit

So today’s post is my Christmas Day Outfit. This can be for any winter holiday like Kwanzaa and Hannukka. I hope you guys are having a happy holiday season. Are you guys excited for New Year’s eve? I have a New Year’s eve outfit post coming at you on 12/30. ANYWAYs, let’s get started…

I hope you have a happy holiday!

Christmas Day Outfit

This outfit, in my opinion, is a really great outfit for Christmas. The outfit has the longer length sweater which is good. The boots elongate the legs and are great for added height. I don’t wear them for the height because I am already 5’6 and 1/2. I don’t need more height. The sweater is from Rue21 and is no longer available…sorry. The boots are from an eBay seller for about $56.00. I don’t know if these are available anymore. Also, beware any boots that you get on eBay. These ones in particular smelled like chemicals immediately after opening the box. The smell did go away after a couple of hours.

Thanks for reading. I hope you enjoyed reading my Christmas Day Outfit! If you want, you can follow me on Snapchat: @caralynn97. Please be sure to follow me on TwitterInstagramTumblrPinterest and Facebook. If you would like, you can share this on your social media accounts. Tell me in the comment what you’re thinking of wearing for Christmas! Also tell me in the comments what you’re doing for Christmas!

Gift guide for Women

So today’s post is a gift guide for Women.  This gift guide is to help anyone with a woman in their life who they have no freaking clue what to get them. These are things I use and have used in the past.

  1. Hair serum. The one I use is Hair La Vie. It is a very light Morrocan oil serum. It has a very light almost non-existent fragrance. The serum is very hydrating for the hair. It can be used on towel dried (damp hair) or completely dried hair. The oil can be used on any hair from fine to course. The price of one bottle is $35.00. It has 7 essential vitamins and minerals. It is paraben-free, alcohol-free, and, dye free.
  2. The next item is for the jet setter. The travel bug. It is the Travalo. It is a tiny metal container. It can hold the TSA approved amount of fragrance. I got mine from a PR company and in my opinion, is one of the best things, I have received. It comes in multiple colors.
  3. Crest 3D white whitening strips. I use the supreme flexfit. They are also ones you wear for one hour. They give you this incredibly white teeth.
  4. A new phone or tablet for the tech savvy. I personally recommend and Iphone or Ipad. If you’re feeling spendy than maybe a Macbook air or Macbook Pro.

Also, I have a gift guide for women from last year!

Those are the gifts that I suggest for women of any age. Thanks for reading. I hope you enjoyed reading my gift guide for women! If you want, you can follow me on Snapchat: @caralynn97. Please be sure to follow me on TwitterInstagramTumblrPinterest and Facebook. If you would like, you can share this on your social media accounts. Tell me in the comment what you’re thinking of getting your significant other and or the women in your life for Christmas! Also tell me in the comments what you’re doing for Christmas!

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