Things I’m in Love With

Hello, again! Here are some things I’ve been absolutely in love with recently! Afternoon Tea ☕️? A photo posted by Amanda Jean (@amanduhpones) on Feb 10, 2016 at 1:51pm PST Earl Grey and my London Mug – I recently discovered Starbucks’s London Fog latté, which is essentially Earl Grey with steamed milk and a few…

How I’m Learning French this Year

Hello, again! One of my goals for 2016 is to become fluent in French. With 4 years of French study under my belt, I assumed this goal would be easy to achieve in a year’s time, and I’m incredibly determined. In the past month, I’ve researched numerous ways to practice my French, and I thought…

2016

Happy 2016!!! This year (and all years in the foreseeable future), I plan to: – Exercise my language skills. – Work out the kinks in my art skills. – Begin crafting and DIYing like a Pinterest pro. – Sing more. Play more. – Become a plant-mom, and maybe prove I can raise a living thing…

Fall Lipstick Favorites

Hello, again! It’s that time of year again, where a deep, bold lipstick really pulls an outfit together. Being as lipstick obsessed as I am, I couldn’t leave you guys without knowing what some of my favorite shades are for autumn! Here are just a hand full from my collection that I love to use…

Mermaid Halloween Makeup Look

Hello, again! This is part two of my Halloween makeup looks, and it’s one I’m really, really excited about!!! This is my Mermaid look!!! It was sooooooooo easy to do, guys! I literally only used four products!  First, for the eyebrows, I thickly drew in my eyebrows with this dark teal eyeshadow to define the shape…

Autumn at the Oregon Coast

Hello, again! My best friend, Lacey, and I traveled to the Oregon coast town of Cannon Beach to enjoy the rainy and windy weather of the coast in autumn! It was absolutely beautiful. Despite my ears freezing off, I had an amazing time. Isn’t she beautiful? I initially dragged Lacey along with me to help…

Autumn Favorites

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the abridged list of my Fall Favorites! I say abridged because there are so many more things I love this time of year. I chose to omit the obvious things like falling leaves and pumpkin spice and the beautiful, Oregon rain, because those are my favorites every year. But here are…

Tim Burton Inspired Halloween Makeup Look

Happy October! This is the first post in my series of quick and easy Halloween makeup looks! Whether you have to work on Halloween, or you’re preparing for a last minute costume, these looks are perfect to slap on and head out the door! My first look is inspired by the imagination and worlds of…

The Beginning

Hello, everyone! It’s me, Amanda, and, for those of you who may not know me, hi! My name’s Amanda. It’s nice to meet you! Basically, this is my introductory post, explaining why I’m finally starting this blog. I say finally because, as most of you know, I’ve been talking about starting a blog for over…