The big day <3

This weekend was my best friend and cousins wedding. It was one of the most emotional, exciting, and beautiful weddings that I got to be a part of.

My lovely cousin, friend and client of the day and I ๐Ÿ™‚ you can’t tell but we’ve been tearing up all day prior to this. ๐Ÿ™‚

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Lovely bridesmaids.

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Bride and maid of honor ๐Ÿ™‚

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Our group ๐Ÿ™‚

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Sorry for lack of quality in some of the photos ๐Ÿ™‚ hope you were able to get a glimpse of this magical day!

Love and kisses,

Miss M

Blueberry YumYum!

There’s something about warm summer days filled with laughter and sunshine and memories of going picking blueberries with my grandmother when I was younger, it’s nostalgic.

It just happened that we had a yummy batch of blueberries growing in our garden that were ripe for the picking, and what better thing to do with ripe blueberries then bake scrumptious muffins?

I owe it to the lovely Mariya from Teacups and Cinnamon for inspiring me and giving me the idea for these muffins. Actually, tempted me and made me drool over her photos would be the real story but shhhh ๐Ÿ™‚

Check out her post here and check out her blog, it’s one of my favorites and I love seeing her photos and drooling over her recipes ๐Ÿ™‚ oh and it doesn’t hurt that she is drop dead gorgeous!

Anyway back to the recipe, I could barely get the berries away from my sister before she gobbled them all up.

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Here’s the recipe since I know you are probably drooling! ๐Ÿ™‚

Blueberry Streusel Muffins
Yield: 1 dozen

Ingredients

Muffins:
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 ยฝ tsp baking powder
ยฝ tsp salt
ยฝ cup unsalted butter, softened
1 cup sugar
2 large eggs
2 tsp vanilla extract
ยฝ cup milk
2 cups blueberries, fresh or frozen
Streusel Topping:
4 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp flour
2 tsp vegetable oil

Directions

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees, lightly grease a muffin tin with cooking spray or vegetable oil, or line with paper liners
In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt, set aside
In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy
Add eggs, vanilla and milk, add flour mixture and stir until just combined
Lightly cover the blueberries in flour, and stir into mixture
For the streusel topping, whisk together sugar and flour, add oil and mix together until you have a sandy texture
Divide the muffin batter evenly into 12 muffin cups, sprinkle with streusel topping
Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 min, or until a tester inserted into the center comes out clean
Cool for a few min in the muffin pan before removing to cool on a wire rack.

I promise you this recipe is so quick and easy, and SO worth it! Try it out for yourself ๐Ÿ™‚

Love and kisses,

Miss M

Instagram Roundup

Hey y’all!
It’s been a busy few weeks, from getting my wisdom teeth pulled out, to finishing college, to starting a new job, to traveling, I’ve barely had any time!

Just wanted to update y’all through Instagram photos ๐Ÿ™‚

If you don’t yet, follow me on Instagram ๐Ÿ™‚

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One can never have too many selfies ๐Ÿ™‚

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My Influentster package came!

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Panda Express Shenanigans!

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Starbucks addict

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Outit of the day posts

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Rainy Seattle

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Did some shopping ๐Ÿ™‚

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Picked up some awesome makeup goodies ๐Ÿ™‚

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Meeting famous people ๐Ÿ™‚

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Macarons and Seattle = perfection

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They retweeted me!!!!

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Lovely ladies in the family ๐Ÿ™‚

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If theres a few things you can learn about me by going through my Instagram its that, 1. I’m a Starbucks addict 2. I love food 3. I love selfies 4. I love my family and friends ๐Ÿ™‚

Talk to ya’ll soon!

Love and kisses,

Miss M

Christmas-Family, Food and Love <3

Hey everyone!

We had a lovely time tonight with my family. We put together a very special Christmasy delicious meal and spent quality time together.

(Say hello to Ukrainian food:))

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We had a lovely time:)

Merry (early) Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone!!

Love and kisses,

Miss M

Christmas giveaway! :)

Hey everyone!

Today I am hosting my very first giveaway!

This giveaway will end December 24 and be sent out to one winner who will be picked randomly.

The prize is a box full of makeup goodies with products from ELF, Bare Minerals, Sephora, Ouidad, Ulta, Urban Decay, The Body Shop and more! I will also be adding more items up until the day the giveaway ends!!!!!!!!!!!!:)

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For your chance to win, enter here.

Good luck to everyone!

Happy Holidays!

Love and kisses,

Miss M

I <3 nailpolish

Today I’m reviewing a gorgeous polish!

The lovely Barbra from the Etsy I Love Nailpolish shop sent over a few for me to try out and review.

You can check out here shop here

She makes her own polishes, which is awesome!!

First off, I have to say the packaging is AMAZING! For a second I thought I was receiving MAC products!

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And next off, I have to say the polish itself is so cute!

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I received 4 colors!

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The first, Animal Cookie, is described as an array of pink glitters and shapes all with different sizes and hues along with a dash of white hex and sticks in a clear base.

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Pretty huh??
Next color is Pi-ya-no, a gorgeous mix of black and white chunks. Described as mixture of black and white hex, sticks and squares in clear base.

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This one would look gorgeous on top of a neon polish!
Something about Merry is an unbelievably perfect ratio of green, red and white glitters! The perfect Christmas polish:)

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The final one in this set is Once Upon A Starry Night. This one is another gorgeous one! Described as a mix of blue, silver, white, prism and star glitters.

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Here’s all of them on swatches of sample nails:

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What I really liked about this polish is packaging: I think presentation is very important because it’s one of the first things a customer sees.

Then of course, the obvious, the polish is very professional and top quality and gorgeous! Appealing to all I would say ๐Ÿ™‚

And lastly, this polish is unique! There are tons of glitter polishes out there, but this is the first I’ve seen in a long time that has such an interesting variety of different glitters and chunks all in one polish.

I have to go above and rate this polish at least a 6/5! I liked everything about it, there was not one thing I didn’t like.

Again, the site is here

This would be a perfect stocking stuffer or gift for someone this Christmas!

Have a fantastic day!

Love and kisses,

Miss M

Packages in the mail :)

Hey hey hey!
Today’s a beautiful day here in Seattle. The sun is actually shining!

Or at least it was………

Anywayย I wanted to share my packages that I have received in the mail in the past few days.

I love getting packages. It’s like Christmas came early!!

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Got this cutie right here from DailyLook!

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And this one from JustFab.

These are my birthday presents, from myself, to myself! My birthday is only 2 days away, yikes!!!

Oh and on an unrelated note, look what I got in my email…

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I’m officially auditioning for Americas Got Talent here in Seattle on November 29! Wish me luck ๐Ÿ™‚

Anyway, you guys and gals are awesome!!! Have a fantastic day!

Love and kisses,

Miss M