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Maupin Style

Maupin Oregon // thepapermama.com

Maupin Oregon // thepapermama.com

Maupin Oregon // thepapermama.com

Maupin Oregon // thepapermama.com

Maupin Oregon // thepapermama.com

Maupin Oregon // thepapermama.com

//Maupin Style//headband: vintage//sweatshirt: elSage Designs//shorts: f21//shoes: Minnetonka//

A couple weeks ago the fam and I headed to Maupin. Yes, that’s actually a city in Oregon. It’s super teensy and right off the Deschutes River. Beautiful. We had a sort of fancy camping trip. We didn’t sleep in a tent and pee’d in toilets. Ha! That’s my kind of “camping”.

It’s a small trip we take with my husband’s family once a year. Zero cell service + river + coffee + family = lovely weekend.

- Chelsey

Note: my sweatshirt was provided by elSage Designs, and shoes were provided by Minnetonka… free of charge. I was not paid for this post and all opinions are my own.

Wednesday Goodies: A girl and her chicken.

A Girl and Her Chicken // thepapermama.com

Happy Wednesday!

- Chelsey

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3-times-a-week-style: Austin

Texas Style Council Prom Style // thepapermama.com

3-times-a-week-style: I gotta say… the most stylish I’ve been in MONTHS was while I was in Austin. Yes, hot/sweaty/104 degrees + humid Austin. It was pretty much 4 days straight of all the makeup and pretty clothes…. I was sweaty and stylin’. Ha! BUT, it’s pretty hard to NOT be inspired by all the pretty dressed ladies (and like 3 guys) at the Texas Style Council.

Texas Style Council Prom Style // thepapermama.com Texas Style Council Prom Style // thepapermama.com Texas Style Council Prom Style // thepapermama.com

//Dress: Zara//Amethyst Ring: MooreaSeal.com//Shoes: Miz Mooz//

Also, I’ve realized I keep mentioning how HOT Austin was, but I want to also say how that city is awesome. That’s what I’ve been forgetting to mention. It’s full of good food and neat shopping. Especially the South Congress area. The next time I make it out to the city, I plan on going during a non-super hot time. I’m guessing winter would be great (it would be like summer in Portland).

Even with the heat, it was a good week for my ‘dress nice for at least 3 times a week‘ goal. You know… cause usually I prefer to wear yoga pants 95% of thee time. Do you have any similar goals?

- Chelsey

All of these photos are from the most beautiful Elizabeth, of Delightfully Tacky

Wearing the makeups: Plus a GIVEAWAY!

Fancy Time // thepapermama.com

Remember my little goal to dress up at least 3 times a week? I set this goal in February and I’m happy to say I’ve stuck with it. I get out of my lazy/yoga pants and step into something lovely at LEAST 3 days a week (sometimes it’s four or five). I can tell this small change has helped my self-esteem. It’s just so simple, but getting dressed in a lovely skirt and some pretty tights changes my mood. I can feel my energy level go up, and I just plain feel better. Most days I can only manage to get my kiddo into “real clothes” and I wander out of the house with toothpaste on my face. Yeah… I even forget to look in the mirror. This goal also includes putting a small bit of makeup on, at least 3 times a week.

The majority of the time my makeup routine only consists of putting on mascara. Adding some length and darkness to my lashes makes me believe I’m not as tired as I feel. Ha! When I’m feeling super fancy, maybe on date nights, I’ll add a bit of lipstick.

I have really dry skin, and for that reason I don’t use foundation or cover up that often. Especially all over my face. It enhances the dry spots…  <—– Not my goal. I also love my freckles and never want to cover them, buuuut I do love it under my eyes (and to cover up the occasional blemish). I’ve yet to find something that really works for what I want (and at a price I can handle), but Almay sent me some Smart Shade Mousse to try out. I love it!

Fancy Time // thepapermama.com

It’s pretty neat. It starts off white (as seen on my finger above) and quickly changes to match the shade of my skin, like magic. P.S. A little goes a long way. It’s light and soft, and it smooths out to cover the darkness under my eyes.

Fancy Time // thepapermama.com

I’ve been using it almost nonstop for a week now. Even on the days I choose to wear yoga pants (and maybe have toothpaste on my face). It may be difficult to see a difference looking at my before and after photos in this post, but looking in the mirror at home: totally see it. I’ll be dressing up FOUR times this week. Date night tonight with the husband! Yay! That means cute shoes, a dress, and makeup! No yoga pants this time. Maybe I’ll add some eyeshadow (I’m trying out the Almay intense i-color)?

 

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Tell me, what’s your go-to date night look?

 

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- Chelsey

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