Tuesday, November 20, 2012

I'm back with an update!

Wow...4 months since I last blogged. Time does fly by so quickly. I owe you an update, so here it is :)

I've been pregnant with my 2nd child for about 7 months. A couple more months to go, and we'll be meeting him soon. Yes. Another boy. More craziness haha. He is very, very active, and sometimes it hurts, but how can one complain about life budding inside of her? I can't. It's my favorite part to see little joints sticking out of my tummy. It's pretty funny how Hubs reacts too. Love it. Here's a little snapshot of his beautiful little face. Debut should be in January 2013. :)



A couple of months ago, my baby brother's baby was born, so he's keeping us all on our toes. Adorable to the max! I Instagram photos of him all of the time. If you've got Instagram, add me :) @ashlynncueto.

Yesterday, I got married. Yup. A short, civil wedding at a local park. Here's a photo of me, my hubby, and our witnesses.

And our rings. Titanium power!
[Swarovski bracelet is my own creation. You like?]

I'm all bloated and swollen from being pregnant, but I guess that doesn't matter when I consider that I am indeed making a little life inside. My morning sickness was the worst. I couldn't eat anything or drink anything flat. It was sweet, and bubbly stuff for me for months. I'm hoping it doesn't come back. Please don't come back!

Currently, we are doing renovations in Hubs's parents house so that everything is good to go for our baby. It's stressful, but patience is always encouraged, lol. I try. I do. I can't wait until we can just relax.

Oh, yes, we're deciding to stay with parentals to save money and focus on raising the baby. They're lonely and actually want us to stay with them too, so it's a win win.

Our Wedding/Baby shower is this weekend, so we're excited for that. I get anxious in crowds, but hopefully everything goes smoothly. *cross fingers* Will post pics after.

That's my update. Don't forget to follow me and Instagram if you wish. Take care you all, and much love.

<3
Ashlynn

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Pink and Violet Eye Makeup

It's been a long while since I last posted, and I really have no excuse other than I'm so lazy, lol. All I want to do is eat and sleep and read. BUT I've decided to do an eye makeup look tonight, because I wanted to play around with my makeup. It's been a while. I'm thinking I'll post up my experimentations whenever I do anything with makeup. It should be fun!

For this look, I used a light pink shade (from my ELF palette) all over the lid and above the crease. I placed a violet color (Fishnet, Urban Decay) on the outer two thirds of the lid. Lastly, I used a dark blue/purple color (Ransom, Urban Decay) layered on top of a matte black (Zero, Urban Decay) near the lash line and outer corner. I used a satin cream/off white color (from ELF palette) for under the brows.  I blended all that until I liked how it looked. There's really no specific formula. Just blend, blend, blend.

I used MAC Blacktrack to line the top lid and Lancome's Le Crayon Kohl in Black Ebony on the waterline. Curled my lashes and place 3 coats of Maybelline One by One VolumExpress Waterproof mascara on the top lashes and a light coat of Lancome Hypnose Doll Lashes on the bottom lashes. I don't really have eyebrows...so yeah, lol I just gel them in place. ;)

When using a lot of products on my eyes, there's bound to be fallout, so I always do my face makeup last. I just cleaned up the area under my eyes with a tissue and some remover. For this look, I threw on some of my favorite Skin79 BB Cream Gold.

Picture time!



Products used:






Thanks for looking! :)

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Summer Relaxation Outfit Inspiration

It's been a while since I last posted, and I do have some sad new to share. If you've checked our Zacci blog, you'll notice that our giveaway is subject to be cancelled until further notice. There just wasn't enough interest generated, and we feel that it would be better of saved for another time. Hopefully, next time, we'll have more participation :)
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Now, I'd like to share with you another outfit inspiration of mine. I love the colors together - and since I'm not really a fan of matchy-matchy anything, this kind of outfit is definitely my style. It's laid back, yet still isn't frumpy or messy. 

Summer Relaxation

Summer Relaxation

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Introducing Zacci Nail Lacquers and a Giveaway!

Hello, lovelies!

I'm proud to introduce the extremely soft launch of my team's line of nail polishes! We like trying new things, and making nail polish just happened to be one of them :)

We also cater sweet treats for all kinds of events, but that's on a completely different note.

Tonight, I'd like to share with you a rather sweet giveaway! It'll be my birthday in a couple of weeks, and figured why not give away our first set of nail polishes. I'm in love with the colors and am super tempted to keep them for myself, but I'd rather give them to one of my fellow nail polish addicts out there. Oh, and don't worry - our formula is 3-free!

The giveaway starts....right now!
Here are some sample swatches:





You can join the giveaway at:




If you aren't already a follower of my fashion blog - TFG, feel free to follow, as I will be blogging back and forth between the TFG and Zacci about our new colors and collections. :)

Hope to hear your lovely thoughts on our creations! Thanks for reading!

<3
Ashlynnhttp://zacciproductions.blogspot.com/

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Everyday Summer Makeup

The humidity is rising and the heat is almost too much to bear. Summer must be here! Well, it's always summer here... :)

While everyone is getting their beach on, I prefer to spend the hot summer days indoors, away from all the heat and humidity and sweat... lol. I'm a dedicated indoor person, and I'm not embarrassed at all. 

Everyone who knows me knows how I dislike being outdoors. I like lounging around my house in my pajamas all day until I have to go to work at night. I have good reasons for this almost nonsense. The heat gives me really bad headaches, and I like to keep my skin my natural white/yellow color. The sun cooks me and leaves behind more freckles than the last time. 

ANYWAY, that's not really important! I'm here to share with you my everyday makeup products. I do have to say, that the Cetaphil moisturizer I use does have a high spf at 50, BUT it leaves my skin feeling and looking so greasy. I'm searching for a better one, but for now, I just load up on the face powder to keep the oil at bay.

Everyday Summer Makeup


Everyday Makeup.

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Inspiring Summer Looks

It's officially summer time! Well, it's always summer here, but that's not the point ;)
I've been inspired by these summer outfits - light, airy, and colorful. I love colors, and I'm not necessarily the type to match. Sometimes, I am, but mostly, I just put on whatever I feel like wearing as long as I'm comfortable. 

Here are some outfits I came up with. Enjoy!
<3

Spring In Your Step
Spring in your step



Ready For Summer
Ready for Summer.



Going to a Sweet, Summer Wedding
Going to a Summer Wedding


Minty Nights
Minty Nights


Summer Lovin'
Summer Lovin'


Strollin'
Strollin.


Out 'n About
Out 'n About


Ready, sun? Here we come!
Ready, sun? Here we come.

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Wedding Inspired Jewelry

Hello, beauties!

Summer weddings are about to commence!

Today, I'm posting up a photo of my first Wedding-inspired necklace. It's a beautiful piece made of a chalcedony stone and an elegant orchid charm graced with the presence of a sweet Swarovski pearl.

Personally, I am entranced by the color of the stone. I've always loved blue, especially blues that reflect the ocean and skies.

Tell me what you think of my creation, as I would love your feedback. :)


Monday, May 7, 2012

All Caught Up ;)

Hello, beauties!

Finally, this semester is coming to an end, and soon enough, it'll be summer break! Not really going on a vacation, but I will be free of school. I think...

Posting up some of my inspirational outfits to get your juices flowing, and to get my imaginary closet growing.

This post is photo heavy, so I hope you enjoy and find a little bit of inspiration for your next outfit, color scheme, or jewelry collection ;)
<3

Fab Chic
Fab Chic



Working Late
Working Late


Paisley Summer
Paisley Summer


Summer Roses
Summer Roses


Easy Summers
Easy Summers


Breezy Summers
Breezy Summers


Summer Night Stroll
Summer Night Stroll

Coral Blue Summer Nights
Coral Blue Cool Summer Nights


Night Out On the Town
Night out on the town.


Fun and Effortless
Fun and Effortless

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Catching Up!

Hello, beauties!

It's been such a long while since I last blogged, and I miss it. Sadly, I can barely find the time to breathe let alone the time to blog. Can't wait until school is over!

I'm going to do a catching up fashion/style post today, so you'll have a good few things to look at ;)
The following outfits were my inspiration styles for the past few weeks. I'm still loving the soft, girly colors and fabrics with touches of different metals and other textures. Wishing I could fill my closet with these lovely pieces, but filling my blog up with them is fine too. :)
Enjoy!
<3


Soft Elegance
Soft Elegance



Anoushka G dress, £350
Prada sandals, £520
Chanel shoulder bag, $4,812
H&M earrings, £2.99
Ring, $115
H M bracelet, £5.99
NESSA necklace, €1.194

Touch of Mist
Touch of Mist


Summer Blues
Summer Blues


Summer Fair
Summer Fair