Weekly Instagram Round Up


YAAYYyyy! It’s Monday, so what’s that mean? Obviously my instagram pictures from the past week, only I missed last Monday, so you’re getting a double dose of pictures. I’ve been so busy working on this blog and I’m so happy with how it’s been going. As you can tell, my layout is completely revamped and will constantly be changing as I grow more and more confident with HTML. I’m always surprised and elated by the amount of views and support I am receiving. All of your love and positive comments mean the world to me. :) I can’t wait to see how this blog continues to grow.  By the way, if you’re not yet following me on instagram, please do. (@daniefaz)

The greatest trio ever: Mario, Luigi, and Princess Peach. Love my brothers.


Nail Polish Binge

Cookies for days.

New bookshelf in my room.

Election Day OOTD.

Glamorous day at work licking and addressing envelopes for hours.

Reading and lattes.

essie where’s my chaffeur

Brother’s dog, Mimi, at Schnook’s football game. (Full OOTD here.)

Freeeezing face at Fancy Pants’ softball game.

OPI Skyfall with OPI The Living Daylights on top from the Bond collection.

xx – Dan

Happy Halloween!!

Happy Halloween everyone! I’m feeling super festive today with the orange bow I made this morning. This will be a super quick post, but I just wanted to share a few cute little Halloween/fall fun things!!

Freaking adorable “pumpkin” caramel apples that I made last week for all of my co-workers! These were a serious hit and really easy to make. Recipe and how to found here!

Mine and Grimsby’s Halloween day costumes (Mario & Princess Peach)! Me and my two baby brothers are matching from Mario Kart obviously. Picture to come on Weekly Instagram Round Up next week!

Me and my HUGE pumpkin before I decorated it!!

One side of my pumpkin monogrammed and polka dotted in blue with a matching bow!

The other side of my pumpkin: Gator Bait!!! 

Spooky chic nails with Revlon Scandalous!

I hope y’all have a super safe and fun Halloween night and check back tomorrow for a really delish fall treat to make!

xx – Dan

Weekly Instagram Round Up

Happy almost Halloween lovelies!! My real Halloween was this past weekend and it was QUITE the fun time! (Seriously ask Hannah for the proof, it was a crazy blast!) Pictures will be below, don’t worry. This past week was so great and I’m excited for another week where it’s finally going to be NOVEMBER!!! Bring on the 80 degree temps please! Be sure to follow me on instagram if y’all haven’t already, @daniefaz (i’m protected, but i’ll probs accept you as long as you aren’t some creepy 50 year old man…)

Monogramming my folders

Making Caramel Apples

The BabyLips obsession is out of control

Kicking my feet up

This gorilla was the same size as me

Barbie Makeup!

Big Hair!

Barbie and Ken!!!! 

What a fabulous week!! What did you/are you dressing up as? I love hearing ideas!

xx – Dan

Pumpkin Decorating

I love love love pumpkins! It’s been a family tradition since I was so little that we decorate or carve pumpkins. Most of y’all also have that super fun tradition. Every year it’s always a fun challenge to out do your pumpkin for the year prior and of course go above the other members of your family. I come from a very crafty and artistic family. Just this morning my mom and I were comparing ideas for our pumpkins this year, so I thought about how perfect of a post that would be. These are some of the ideas I’m toying around with that I wanted to share with you guys. I can’t wait to share my finalized pumpkin and those of my mom and brother.


Polka Dotted White Pumpkin

Tiered Pastel Painted Pumpkins

Glamorous Pumpkin with Black Rhinestones 

Personalized Pumpkin with a Bow

White Chevron Pumpkin

Glittered Pumpkins

Sequin Striped Pumpkin

Fanged Pumpkins 

Crazy Color Painted Pumpkins with Glitter

If you have any cute pumpkin ideas, send ’em my way!! I’m still looking for more pumpkspiration before Halloween ;)!

xx – Dan

Halloweens Past 2009 – 2011

It’s no secret that Halloween is one of my favorite holidays for the sole fact that I love playing dress up. I love costumes and all of that. You can even ask my mom, she would attest to that even from a young age. My creativity with costumes has only grown since then. I’m in the process of collecting photos from when I was way younger from Halloween, but I figured hey I’ll share the more  recent photos because I know a lot of y’all are still looking for ideas. I’ll also share whether it was store bought or DIY. :) (P.S. Yes, you’ll notice every year, there are multiple costumes. Like I said, I love stretching the holiday as much as I can)

Sailor with my sorority sisters, 2009 (Store-bought)

Farmville Farmer with my brother as Shrek, 2009 (DIY, it was during the Farmville craze)

Pirate with my cousin, 2010 (DIY)

Cupcake and Baker with my best friend, Kiara, 2010 (DIY)

Nala & Simba with Fancy Pants, 2011 (DIY)

Pilot & Flight Attendant, 2011 (Store bought – mine, DIY – his)

Marcel the Shell & his Lint with my brother, 2011 (DIY)

As you can see a majority of these costumes were all created by me either with cheap clothing items from Forever21 or H&M (Pirate, Farmer) or crafted from scratch (Cupcake, Marcel the Shell, Simba/Nala). Halloween is the perfect time to be creative without spending a lot of money. I’m proud to say, I’ve never spent over $50 on any costume. Let me know in the comments if you want any specifics on any of these costumes. :) I can’t wait to share my costumes for this year because quite frankly these might be my favorites yet!

xx – Dan