Happy September and Happy Labor Day!!! Sorry that I have been a little M.I.A in August. I took little break from my blog and social media. However,I really excited for September content that I have plan for my blog and I am also just genuinely excited for fall !! I thought I would share my goals September.
Post two blog post a week– I really want have more content on my blog. So, this month I am going to pushing myself to get more post up .
Start School – This month I start back to school to get another degree.I am really excite to be learning again.
Getting into fitness – I keep saying that I want to get into a work out routine but this month I am changing that.
Add some new items to my Fall and Winter wardrobe– There are a few pieces that I to add to my F/W wardrobe. I definitely am on the lookout for some chunky knits and a blazer.
Hope everyone has a wonderful September. Is there anything that is on your September to-do list?
Also, is anyone else super excited about the Downton Abbey movie coming out? I know I am !!!
When it come to picking out perfume , I get very pick with my choose that I make. I am very sensitive when it come to perfume and i usually end up with a head if the sent is to over powering. So I the fact that I bough this sent with out even smelling is pretty daring for me. One night a few weeks back when I could not sleep I tuned on the TV with is the worst thing to do.
When I normally can’t sleep I usually put on the QVC channel to fall asleep to but unlucky for me that night they had Philosophy on. They presented this holiday collect that was for Christmas in July event that contained the Fresh Cream Soft Suede set. This immediately peaked my interest because I am such a big fan of Fresh Cream, the original . So of course, I order it with out really even thinking about it .
I was quite sure that I would have to return it because I would not like the scent at all. However, when I finally got it in the mail I was pleasantly surprised how much I actually enjoyed the fragrance. The first note that you get is a warm vanilla scent that then mellow out to a smoky bourbon, musk, leather cream and amber. It is defiantly a warm and cozy scent which would be prefect for the colder months .
I am super happy that I picked up this set from QVC and quite happy that I enjoy the scent as much as I do for never smelling it before I bought it. I can wait to wear Fresh Cream Soft Suede this fall and winter !!
Honestly, most days I am lucky if I am able to walk out the door with my scrub pants on the right way round let alone have a full face of makeup on my face. Nevertheless, when I do have a little extra time to put on more than mascara, that is where my trusty five minutes makeup routine comes in to play.
To begin with, I use the BareMinerals Complexion Rescue all over my face either with my fingers or a Real Techniques sponge. This is great for evening out my skin tone while giving me some SPF 30. I then like to give my face a little bit of color by using some bronzer. The bronzer that I have been loving lately is the Physicians Formula Butter Bronzer.
Now, that my face is done I move on to my eyes. I like to take a fluffy shadow brush and dip into a matte shade to give a wash of color on my eyelid. I focus most of the color on my lid and then blend outwards from that point. My go-to colors are mainly warm browns but I have been using the Huda Beauty Mauve Obsessions for the last couple months.
My favorite shade from the palette is the chocolate/purple color with works really well with my skin tone. I like to at least apply one coat of mascara to finish off my eye look. For the daytime I like my eyelashes to look pretty natural and that is what the Marc Jacobs Noir Velvet mascara does to my eyelashes .
To finishes off my look, I will throw on my lip balm like the glossier Blamdotcom. This routine takes me no longer than five minutes to do but it just gives me that little bit more put together look when I walk out the door.
Do you have your quick makeup routine when you’re in a rush? Do you have a makeup product that you always put on ?
I have been very lucky to have been introduced to traveling at such a young age when I went to go visit my sister in Japan. Even since then I have been compiling a list of places in the world that I want to visit before I die. Traveling is such an adventure and a life lesson all wrapped up in one. Not only do you get to meet new people, you get to lose yourself in a different world and learn something new about yourself. You don’t have to be rich to travel the world you just have to make it one of your priorities in life. I always joke with my mom that the only reason I work is so I can travel the world. My dream job would have to be to travel the world and discover new places. I have a feeling that this list will forever be changing.
I have tried my hand at blogging before and my heart was never really into it then. I had a hard time trying to figuring out where I wanted to take my blog and how much effort I wanted to put in to it. So I took some time to think about where I wanted to take my blog or even if I wanted to continue blogging.So that is where The Topknot Baker comes in, it’s going to be a lifestyle blog and fresh start for me. This way I can write about all of the things that I am interned in like baking, traveling, makeup, sports, and fashion. Where as my other blog before I tried to just focus on makeup but I just myself not loving makeup that much to just write about it.
However, what really made me think about taking my blog seriously and actually putting time into my blog is a video that my mom showed me a few weeks back. It was a video of Steve Harvey taking to his studio audience about how you have to take the jump in life if you want to make your dreams happen. I will link the video here. It is a great video to watch and it makes me think that you really do have to take a leap in life if you want to make your dreams come true. I really don’t know where I want this blog to take me but I do want to see where this will take me. You never know what is going to happen in life if you don’t take the opportunity when it is in front of you.
I hope that you will find my blog entertaining and maybe help one of you out by bringing a little joy to your day. I will be posting a new post every Sunday and Tuesday .Be sure to hit that follow button so you never miss a post. You can also follow me on Instagram, Twitter, I also look forward to getting know you, hi yes you, more. That is another reason why I wanted to start a blog is to interact with more people. I hope that you have a wonderful day and make sure to follow so you don’t miss anything.