My Favorite Hair Tutorials for Novices

Styling hair and applying makeup are two things I've been interested in for a long... long time. At times I'm actually surprised I didn't go into cosmetology. I've styled my friends' and sister's hair and makeup for many school dances. I applied makeup for my Mom, sister and I for both my wedding and my … Continue reading My Favorite Hair Tutorials for Novices

A Rustic Look to be Proud Of: DIY Farmhouse Projects

One of my goals for 2017 is to put actions to my words. I've been saying I want to tackle more DIY projects and so far I'm off to a good start. Check out some of my recent projects completed this month and tips for doing it yourself!  LIGHTENING UP THE BATHROOM This particular project … Continue reading A Rustic Look to be Proud Of: DIY Farmhouse Projects

It’s Coffee Day – Recipes Worth Trying!

It's cloudy, breezy and cool in Saint Louis and it's the most dreamy Fall day. But it's also a perfect day to enjoy a warm cup of COFFEE -- especially considering today is National Coffee Day! Now, I pretty much celebrate "Coffee Day" every morning because my mommy brain needs it these days, but in … Continue reading It’s Coffee Day – Recipes Worth Trying!

Twist and Braid Ponytails How-To

I managed to squeeze in a quick 10-minute tutorial this weekend on my twisty and braided ponytails. This video is a tad longer because it's TWO how-tos in one. If you do this yourself, please tag us at #LongoLiving so we can see how it turns out! XO https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9s6ZkCyrMlk

Everyday Wavy Hair How-To (Thatsa Mouthful)

C.D. was at a surprise bachelor bash all day today (not his... c'mon), so Ev, Miz and I spent the majority of our day outside in the garage with my Dad building the new TV console for the living room. My next post will feature all of the background and detail that went into that … Continue reading Everyday Wavy Hair How-To (Thatsa Mouthful)

Gettin’ Messy: The Messy Updo for Short Hair

I've ALWAYS loved playing around with my hair. Whether it's chopping it, growing it out, dying it a multitude of colors, curling it, straightening it... you name it. I've done it (except for a perm... I haven't and probably never will go there). I even played barber shop on my best friend when we were five … Continue reading Gettin’ Messy: The Messy Updo for Short Hair