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“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of…

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For The Eyewear Lovers In My Life

Wear glasses? Happen to need an updated pair? Maybe you just want to include a new pair of glasses to kick off your get down to business mode for the new season? If so, maybe you could try purchasing them through a non-traditional route. I have the answer for you, Warby Parker glasses. I myself…

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How To Do It Yourself and Save $$

Hello again and Happy Wednesday! So, I was at Bellus Academy in Poway, CA this past week for their DIY Beauty and Wellness Event and while there I was introduced to a super easy and beneficial face mask that I knew I had to try and of course share and tell you about it. In…

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Down To The Basics

So my closet cleanse is done. Check that right off the list. If you do not recall, I had a yard sale back in June, at the start of the summer as a way to simplify, cleanse, detox and move forward with feeling free-er. Although it still feels like I have too much crap for…

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Perspective

Hello, hello! Happy Monday! Yes, House Of Vine is still here! I know it has been an insurmountable delay and I’m not about excuses, however with getting through my venture of taking a night course to become a certified makeup artist while working my demanding federal career in management by day, it really was a…

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Summers Are For Yard Sales

Ever experience having your own yard sale? Whether you have or not, I would like to share with you what I recently learned. Maybe it could help you and maybe me for the next one. My conclusions come first: 1. Like everything else from vacations, home purchases, choosing restaurants, first dates, etc…Location, location, location seems…

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In His Shoes…

What do I look for in a man? His shoes. That’s right! They are the first specific thing I look at when I speak with a man and initially take him in, whether I am attracted physically, more mentally intrigued or just checking him out from afar. I still ask myself (based on his shoes)…

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How To Have A Stylish Summer

It is a wardrobe must. I bet you can quickly name off your favorite pair of jeans and why. I also bet that you love them so much that you regret not buying a second pair. Am I right? Or maybe you did. You may wonder….Why relate denim as a summer wardrobe must have? Denim…

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How To Dress For Your Curves

Where are my curvy girls at!? Do you confidently dress for your curves?  ….Tweetable I am a curvy girl, been one all my life and like all of us with a little extra, we want to present our persona in the best light. Right? The best way to do this is to honor the curves,…

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Finding the Proper Fit

I recently met up with a guy that I met online whom was limited on time but based on our planned meeting time we would still have at least an hour to connect. He said, ‘I’m not sure if you would be willing to meet for just an hour and a half or so.” I…

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