For this week’s #FoodieFriday, I have a super easy snack recipe for you! No bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookie Bites. Um, yum. These are so simple to make, only have 6 ingredients, and you probably have all the ingredients in your pantry already. I love these for a quick after school snack, pre-workout fuel, or just a little sweet treat at night!

With the oatmeal, honey, coconut, and peanut butter, these bites have a great balance of complex carbs, natural sugars, and healthy fats. Just the kind of fuel that you need for quick and lasting energy! And a little dark chocolate never hurt anyone right? Antioxidants, eh? 😉

This recipe is easily customizable to your liking. Don’t like coconut? Don’t worry. Try adding chopped almonds or walnuts. Don’t have chocolate chips? Try adding dried cranberries or raisins! Now, enough talking- let’s make some cookie bites!

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Hey guys! Last night I tried out a new recipe and I wanted to share it with y’all! I was inspired by Paige Hathaway (one of my favorite fitness girls!) and her last vlog video when she showed how to make this. It’s super easy, takes minimal effort, and is very healthy. It’s high in protein and has a good amount of carbs, and is low in fat- which make a great post workout meal. This chicken recipe uses the crockpot, so it’s very convenient if you have a busy schedule. Just let it cook on low for 4-5 hours and you’re free to leave the house. I also love cilantro lime rice, so I’m glad I know an easy way to make it now. This recipe seriously tastes like it came from a gourmet Mexican restaurant. Let’s get cooking!

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Spring is here and that means dewy, fresh, and colorful makeup. Today I created a soft but smokey rosy toned makeup look using mainly Becca products. I think this look is perfect for day or night during the warmer months. There’s just something about the combo of pinks and oranges that I just love for spring! Watch the video to see how to get the look!

https://youtu.be/Tii0w-BdWdM

PRODUCTS USED

Becca Shimmering Skin Perfecter Poured in Opal

Becca Aqua Luminous Perfecting Foundation

Makeup Forever HD Ultra Stick

Nars Pro Prime Primer

Becca Ombre Rouge Palette

Becca Gel Liner in Renaissance

Maybelline Full n Soft Waterproof Mascara

Nars Laguna Bronzer

Decca Flowerchild Blush

Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Pop Highlighter

Smashbox Always Sharp Lipliner in Rosebud

Smashbox Lipstick in Primrose

Tools

Beauty Blender

Sigma Brushes:

E25 Blending Brush

E40 Eye Blending brush

E30 Pencil Brush

F25 Tapered Face Brush

F10 Blush Brush

F35 Tapered Highlighter Brush

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Hey guys! Today I have some tips for my gals that wear glasses. I was not born with great eyesight, so I wear contacts everyday. But there are a lot days that I just want to wear my glasses. (I’m sorry my frames are so old, I don’t know where they are from, but my favorite brand I’ve been crushing on is Warby Parker. They’re pretty affordable and give back to an amazing cause!) When I wear glasses, there are a few tweaks I make to my makeup, and they’re actually super simple. Here’s my top 10 makeup tips for glasses:

1. Let Your Frames Do the Talking

 When your wearing glasses, the frames already bring attention to your eyes so you don’t need as much eye makeup! That being said, you don’t have to skip dramatic eye makeup either. It just takes less makeup to draw attention to your eyes! So save your self some time and maybe throw on a bold lip!

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2. Brows Are Still Just as Important!

Your glasses frame your eyes, but your eyebrows frame your glasses. Make sure your brows are defined and neat! I like to use my Kevyn Aucoin precision brow pencil for definition, and set them in place with my NARS tinted brow gel.

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3. Match Your Eye-Makeup Drama to the Size of the Frames

The bigger the frame, the more room you have to work with! If you have big frames, try a smokey eye. The Jouer shadow crayons make a super simple & quick smokey eye. If your frames are smaller, sometimes keeping it simple will be more flattering.

4. Avoid Losing Your Foundation on the Sides of Your Nose

Start with a primer to keep your foundation from slipping. Finish with powder around your nose to keep your frames from rubbing off all your foundation! Trust me, I’ve been there – taking off your glasses and you have to big spots on the sides of your nose. Not the best look. lol

5. No Falsies 

Fake lashes will just be too long and hit the front of your frames. If you want your lashes to pop just add an extra coat of mascara.

6. Bold Lips = Instant Chic

I love the look of just mascara, glasses, and a killer bold lip. Try a red, pink, or dark plum to have an instant pulled together look. I love this look when I want to wear my glasses to work, but still look professional and trendy. Shop some bold lips here!

7. Tired AF? Glasses are your BFF.

Whenever I’m super tired or my eyes just don’t feel like a lot makeup, glasses can instantly distract from the tired eye look.

8. Highlight those Cheekbones!

Usually the frame of the glasses will hit right above the cheekbone. Help them stand out by highlighting them. I recommend using a powder instead of a cream, incase your glasses slide around. (powder usually lasts better than cream.) I love the Becca Pressed Shimmering Skin Perfecters.

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9. Blush Placement is Key.

Too much blush in the wrong spot while wearing glasses can look kinda odd. Just like with eye makeup, it depends on the size of your frames. My frames are really large so I keep my blush a little lower on the apple and the blended up and back, avoiding the tips of the frame. If you have smaller lenses, you can keep the blush a little higher.

10. Don’t Overthink the “Rules”

Lastly, when it comes to makeup, sometimes the rules are meant to be broken. So take my tips, and tweak them to your own style! Go have fun and try something new!

I hope this was helpful for you guys, and showed you that you can still look put together with your glasses on! Let me know if you try out any of these tips!

XoXo,

Steph

Other Items I’m Wearing Shown:

*spiked earring jacket: Melanie Auld

*Bangles: Bourbon & Bowties

*Green Vest: GAP

*Lace Shirt: Abercrombie & Fitch (on sale now!)