$6 Liquid Lipsticks that are Worth Every Penny

Hello, everyone! I hope your Easter weekend was enjoyable and filled with lots of Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs. *Drools at 8 a.m. over candy* I recently purchased the Hard Candy “Velvet Mousse” Liquid Lipstick and I recommend you run out and buy it now, now, now! Here’s why.



DIY Valentine’s Day Scratch Off Card

Good afternoon readers!
Today is a beautiful day that needs to be enjoyed outside. But first, let me give you a quick Valentine’s Day DIY since that special day is coming up right around the corner. Even though Valentine’s Day has become more of a ‘Hallmark Holiday’ and people have started to care less about spoiling their significant other on this day, I still like to do something cute. I know, I know… ‘but Jessica, you’re supposed to show your partner that you love them EVERYDAY.’ I do! (more…)


Saturday Styles in LA 1/23

It will be a lovely 66º here in Los Angeles, but hey! It’s California so there is a chance that it could actually get warmer by the middle of the day. (more…)


Saturday Styles in LA 1/16

I am loving this cold weather in Southern California. Today Los Angeles will be a lovely, yet chilly 66º! That means keep your cool weather clothing out longer and continue those cute layered outfits. (more…)


LATE DIY Bottled Nebula

Have you ever written a blog post or typed out something for class in Word then accidentally deleted it. Like, to never be seen again? As in there is no way in getting it back? No? Just me? Great. (more…)


Saturday Styles in LA 10/24 [Halloween Edition P. 1]

Goooood morning friends!

Today I wanted to give you some ideas on simple costumes to put together for parties or clubs. I know that throughout the month there will be a lot of Halloween related events going on and you definitely don’t need to spend a lot of $$ to look good!

Last year I made one post with my top 5 costume ideas. It was super simple, low budget ideas. This year I am going to have TWO posts. However, I want to include some ideas for clubbing and work contests.

Next week I’ll show you some expensive, extensive, OUTRAGEOUS costumes. I’ll even include some rave costumes and give you a look into what I am wearing this year and what I wore last year for Escape From Wonderland.


How delicious is this ice cream costume? It’s simple, cute, and creative!
Totally ideal for a office work costume.


Want to swim in the ocean in Flounder? Here’s a quick ensemble!
This can totally be changed up with a mermaid scale skirt, scrunch bikini bottoms, or high waisted shorts- all can be found on club wear sites and in few club wear stores.


Get a bestie to dress as Mike Wisowsky and you’d be a great pair!
This could even be changed up with purple shorts. Don’t forget about the pig tails.


This is super cute for a night at the club. Easy to get the corset from intimate clothing stores but a little time consuming to add the tiger stripes.


Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice!
Get the girl posse together for something new. This look can go many ways. Dresses, tutus, corsets, high waisted shorts, scrunch bikini bottoms… The sky is the limit!


Woof woof!
Another one for the girl groups. Quick to put together and fun when all the girls start acting like goof balls!


Fiction Friday: Burn for Burn Series

TGIF readers!

I meant to have this ready last week and I completely forgot. My apologies. A few weeks ago I started this series and finished it within the same week. When I’m really into the story I can not put the book down- or in this case, my phone.


Now, I definitely wouldn’t call this a romance. There is a little bit in this series but I would say there is more teenage drama and definitely a whole lot of revenge. If you can get past the high school drama, the story is quite interesting.

Set on a true island (one without bridges, only way on and off is through ferry), three girls ban together to get revenge on those who have wronged them. Each girl has a person in mind but all three work together to enjoy the satisfaction. However, consequences have actions.

The last book threw me. The biggest shocker about one of the characters was… it just blew my mind! It definitely makes you rethink the whole story.

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Burn For Burn

Postcard-perfect Jar Island is home to charming tourist shops, pristine beaches, amazing oceanfront homes—and three girls secretly plotting revenge.

KAT is sick and tired of being bullied by her former best friend.

LILLIA has always looked out for her little sister, so when she discovers that one of her guy friends has been secretly hooking up with her, she’s going to put a stop to it.

MARY is perpetually haunted by a traumatic event from years past, and the boy who’s responsible has yet to get what’s coming to him.

None of the girls can act on their revenge fantasies alone without being suspected. But together…anything is possible.

With an alliance in place, there will be no more “I wish I’d said…” or “If I could go back and do things differently…” These girls will show Jar Island that revenge is a dish best enjoyed together.

Simon & Schuster | Amazon

Fire With Fire

Lillia, Kat, and Mary had the perfect plan. Work together in secret to take down the people who wronged them. But things didn’t exactly go the way they’d hoped at the Homecoming Dance.

Not even close.

For now, it looks like they got away with it. All they have to do is move on and pick up the pieces, forget there was ever a pact.

But there is something seriously wrong with sweet, little Mary. If she can’t control her anger, she’s sure someone will get hurt. Mary understands now that it’s not just that Reeve bullied her—it’s that he made her love him.

It seems once a fire is lit, the only thing you can do is let it burn…

Simon & Schuster | Amazon

Ashes To Ashes

They only meant to right the wrongs. It was about getting even. Burn for burn.

But the fire they lit kept raging…Reeve ended up hurt, then Rennie ended up dead.

Everything will turn to ash if they don’t stop what they started. But now that Mary knows the truth about what happened to her, will she want to?

Secrets drew Lillia, Kat, and Mary together. The truth might tear them apart.

Simon & Schuster | Amazon


Saturday Styles in LA 10/10

What a difference this weekend is compared to last weekend! I’m definitely already missing the cool weather! I have all these cute jackets waiting for the clouds and cool breezes to come back. Until then, I guess we’ll have to enjoy the warmth.

Los Angeles 95º


How about today we try a cute, thin, flowery kimono with a solid or graphic tank and chiffon shorts? Don’t forget to add flashy accessories to complete the outfit!

This set will definitely keep you cool and stylish in this heat.


Saturday Styles in LA 8/29

Ladies, summer is almost over but it’s still so hot outside!

Below are some super cute night out outfits ♡

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*All images from Pinterest. See That LA Writer’s Fashion board by Jessica Cortez.


Song of the Day: Adara & the Spacies – Lighting Up The Night