33 tips for brides-to-be!

First off, congrats on your engagement (that never gets old, right?!). I've compiled some wedding planning and day-of tips to help you not only survive but enjoy this special time in your life. Happy planning! xo- Kate   Create a vision for your big day and when you have to make a tough call, come back to that initial vision. Keep a notebook on you at all times (or start a new Continue Reading

Don’t worry, about a thing… (every little thing, gonna be alright!)

I am a habitual worrier...I think it's part of this whole perfectionista thing I've got going on. I realize that worry is a wasted emotion (I know this because Jewel told me so in her 'Spirit' album back in the late 90's) but for some reason I just can't kick the habit. Worrying won't help anything, it won't change a situation or an event from occurring...it is not logical, it is emotional. Continue Reading

Fave summer beauty products

Now that summer is (finally) upon us...I've selected some of my favorite summer beauty products to help transition into warmer hues and sunny days! Essie - Cocktails and Coconuts and Clambake nail polishes ($8.50) Laura Mercier's Foundation Primer - Radiance ($33) St. Tropez Gradual Tan Anti-Ageing Multi-Action Face ($35) Fresh's Sugar Lip Treatment with SPF 15 - in Honey Continue Reading

Who is this perfectionista, and why do I care?

Hello, and welcome!  My name is Kate and I am an imperfect perfectionist. Like so many, I feel the pressure to be as close to perfect as can be. I admit, it is no one’s fault but my own. Sure, I can blame the gorgeous models in the Michael Kors ads, or the beautiful bombshell in the latest Transformers movie – but alas, it is my choice to aim for perfection. But being a perfectionista goes Continue Reading