My Ultra-Glam Girls Night In with Sally Hansen! #IHeartMyNailArt

It’s not very often that I get to have a girls night in – so when I recently had the opportunity I pounced on it and went all out! I’d been planning to try out color blocking nail art styles and who better to be my guinea pigs then my girlfriends?! When I called up my friend … Continue reading

The Thing About College: Getting Some Answers with the Wells Fargo Community

Thank you to Wells Fargo for sponsoring this post! To learn more about the Wells Fargo Community check out If you’ve read the Talon, like me on Facebook, or follow my tweets – then you already know that I’m a student. I’m currently in college right now, going for my bachelor’s degree (probably in … Continue reading

Beauty Blogger VoxBox Review!

If you’ve been keeping up with my most recent posts, you might have noticed that a few of my reviews mentioned that I received the featured product by way of my Beauty Blogger VoxBox- and I just wanted to share the full details on what was inside my Beauty Blogger VoxBox as well as my … Continue reading

The Curl of My Dreams with Not Your Mother’s Kinky Moves Curl Defining Hair Cream!

For all my life I’ve wanted to have curly hair. Unfortunately, out of all my mom’s daughters, I was the only one born with straight hair. My sisters have curls ranging from corkscrew curls to romantic loose curls – but me, no such luck. Every other week I’ll pull out my curling iron and cook … Continue reading

Kiss Ever PRO Lash Starter Kit Review

I’ve probably mentioned Kiss a zillion times on this blog before – but when you find a brand that provides quality for an amazing price, then you stick with it. So, I’ve always been a major fan of Kiss’ lashes and lash glue – but I never before tried their Ever Pro line, until my … Continue reading

Goody Simple Styles Spin Pin Review!

My little sister is a ballerina so buns are a pretty popular hair-style ‘round these parts. Personally, I don’t ever really sport a bun – my hair has always been too slippery to stay in place properly. I’m one of those people who hates to feel like my hair isn’t secure – which is why … Continue reading

Friday Night Consolation Chocolate Bread Pudding

Have no date? Nothing to do on a Friday night? Well then make this fast and easy chocolate bread pudding- this consolation prize will make all your really-busy-‘cuz-I-have-a-life-friends super jealous and break up with their lousy boyfriends and want to spend their Friday nights eating this with you. But their sudden stroke of genius will … Continue reading

Bloggers Toolbox: Photography!

As a blogger, I know photography is an integral part of each and every post I write. I’ve discovered through other bloggers, personal searches, and trial and error which photography resources out there have worked the best for me. So I’ve created my version of a “toolbox” with recommendations for (free!) sites and software to … Continue reading

Spring Has Sprung! Birdy’s Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Recipe

I love spring- who doesn’t? Not only is the weather great, but so is the food. Like most family’s, mine has a tradition of spring barbequing, picnicking, and park-going. But one tradition that holds a special place in my heart is spring pie-baking. Me and my older sister learned pie-making at the elbow of my … Continue reading

Product Rave: Kiss Nail Dress!

Unless you’ve been living under a rock (or aren’t hanging around the beauty/tweetasphere) then you’ve probably noticed the increased attention that nails are getting. Simple french manicures and one color nails are no longer making the cut for girls everywhere (not that we don’t love the lbd of nail looks). Girls are styling their nails … Continue reading