Mani Mondays

Motivation & a Mani: Color-Changing Gel Nail Polish

I've been lacking nail polish posts on my blog lately, and it's because I have been getting gel nails done ...
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Motivation & A Mani: You Can Count On It by OPI

Happy Monday! I've got to let you know...I am really struggling. Like, I am having some issues with painting my ...
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Motivation & A Mani: 5 Tips to Embrace the New Year

Since I am always quite the type to love the new year (as I shared yesterday,) I never really think ...
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Mani Monday: Marylebone High St. by Nails Inc.

Happy First Day of Summer! In honor of such a hot day, I thought I would share a bright pop ...
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Mani Monday: Regents Park Place by Nails Inc.

As a kid, my favorite crayon (besides the coveted cerulean) was the red-orange by Crayola. Talk about being specific about ...
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Mani Monday: Windsor Mews by Nails Inc.

In a world where Mani Mondays have been scarce, I am hoping to bring them back to a more regular ...
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MANI MONDAY: You’re Such a Budapest by OPI

OPI nail polishes don't get much love on my site like they used to. I have to admit, I'm much ...
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At Home Mani in Minutes x Essence

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TargetYourEssence #CollectiveBias My ...
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Mani Monday: The Perfect Gray & Bangin’ Bangles

With how much I love Nails Inc, I can't believe I waited so long to get this iconic color. I ...
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Mani Monday: Hutch by Ciaté x Olivia Palermo

Happy Blogmas Day # 7! You almost thought I forgot about you, didn't you? Well...I almost did! But then I ...
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Mani Monday: Napa Valley by Ciaté x Olivia Palermo

Happy Mani Monday! Many of you have a short week for Thanksgiving, so be grateful! If you're like me, you ...
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Mani Monday: Sephora VIB Sale Nail Polish Picks

Imagine a wonderland in which you can get 20% off all your cosmetic purchases! Yes- it's Sephora VIB sale time ...
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Mani Monday: The Boltons by Nails Inc.

I did my nails last night in bed while replying to some emails and watching YouTube videos. After they were ...
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Mani Monday: Urban Girl by H&M

Monday may almost be over, but my mani is lasting all week! I am still trying out some nail polish ...
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Mani Monday: Coral Sands by H&M

Happy Mani Monday! It's been a while since I've had the time to update my nail polish. This week, I've ...
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Mani Monday: Colville Mews by Nails Inc.

I've been wearing Colville Mews by Nails Inc for a few weeks now! It's really great in a professional setting, ...
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Mani Monday: 95% Angel by Floss Gloss

I feel like I'm always pushing blue nail polish on you guys! I can't stop with the blue addiction. I ...
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Mani Monday: Hampstead Grove by Nails Inc.

I have a brand new obsession, and it's with a great orangy-red toned coral nail polish. When I first purchased ...
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Mani Monday: Cornwall Road by Nails Inc.

A few weeks back I wrote about some great new Spring 2015 nail polishes and collections/sets. The number one pick ...
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Mani Monday: Sweet Life by Deborah Lippmann

I'm working my way through my Deborah Lippmann Big Bang pack of nail polishes, and the nude color in the ...
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Mani Monday: Harlem Shake by Deborah Lippmann

Happy Monday! This week I've got a pretty pink color in honor of "Pink Sunday" which was yesterday's nickname for ...
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Mani Monday: Spring 2015 New Releases

There are just some weeks that I don't want to change my nail polish. Or I want to wait until ...
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MANI MONDAY: Breakfast in Bed by Rimmel London

I just happen to be the queen of pastels at the moment! Last week, I featured Swan Street by Nails ...
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Mani Monday: Swan Street by Nails Inc.

When I saw this polish on Estee Lalonde's hand in this Instagram photo, I immediately began creeping on her comments ...
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Mani Monday: Gold Coins & Great Luck

When people start asking me if I am wearing green on St. Patrick's Day, I am all like..."Yeah, my underwear!" ...
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Mani Monday: Grosvenor Crescent by Nails Inc.

Soon, it will be Spring. (I say that like it's not totally evident. I suppose if you're not in the ...
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Mani Monday: ALL HAIL THE QUEEN by butter LONDON

You guys thought I forgot about my butter LONDON polishes, didn't you? How could I? You know I have a ...
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Mani Monday: #AfterDark by Covergirl

I can't say that I have been very on top of my mani game lately. I can tell you that ...
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Mid-Week Mani Round-Up

Hey pretty ladies! I hope you all haven't missed me too much. You know I love posting around 5 posts ...
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Mani Monday: Nail Polish Remover Pads

Well, I may have already posted my Mani from today, but I have been failing to mention one of the ...
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Mani Monday: Indigo Night by Revlon Colorstay

Being from Indianapolis, I feel like the Colts are a hot topic right now. If you don't follow sports, you ...
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Mani Monday: Bold Sangria by Revlon Colorstay

I need a Sangria right now, that's for sure! OH! Or a Sangririta from Don Pablos...those things are SO good ...
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Mani Monday: Parka Perfect by Essie

I can't even tell you how many times I have looked at this same color. It's all over TJ Maxx ...
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Mani Monday: Sparkly New Years Nails

Sparkly nails are a MUST for the week of New Year's! If you're like me, you're back to work for ...
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Mani Monday: Christmas Sweater Chic

So it's the week of Christmas, and my nails have never been more festive! (Except for the last 3 years ...
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Mani Monday: Peri-Wink by Milani

Today, I present to you Peri-Wink by Milani. Of course, I'm keeping with the sparkly nail polish theme ('tis the ...
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Mani Monday: Shambolic by butter LONDON

I am a total fan of glitter nail polishes. I almost forgot that I was, because I really don't like ...
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Mani (Cyber) Monday: Polished Deals

Since my Mani from last week is still looking fresh, I decided to do yet ANOTHER round up of nail ...
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Mani Monday: Rimmel Salon Pro in Soul Decision & Happy Thanksgiving!

First, I want to apologize for the lack of posts during this week! I have been busy at work and ...
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Mani Monday: Sparks Fly by Deborah Lippmann

Happy Monday, guys! You've almost made it through another one. Luckily, there are only 6 more to get through this ...
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Mani Monday: Nude & Gold Glitter Stripes

It might be the extreme amount of festivity toward the holiday season that I am feeling at the beginning of ...
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Mani Monday: Madam Glam Gel Polish & 30% Off Code

I realize that I get stuck in my ways, using the same nail polish brands week after week. That's why ...
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Mani Monday: Punk Rock by Rimmel London

Sometimes my indecisiveness can get the best of me. Ask my husband! Whenever we are trying to decide anything, I ...
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Mani Monday: Tramp Stamp by butter LONDON

I love butter LONDON polishes. I love the names even more. Tramp Stamp is an epic name for a nail ...
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Mani Monday: Ink Spot by Milani

Let's just call my life the ever-lasting search for a great navy blue nail polish. For ONCE I want one ...
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Mani Monday: Park Ave by New York Color

I'd never tried a NYC In a New York Color Minute Quick Drying nail polish before, but when I saw ...
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Mani Monday: 6 Autumn Polish Picks

You guys don't want to see my manicure right now. It's just a barely pink gel nail. It comes in ...
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Mani Monday: Bewitched by Rimmel London

It's cool in Indiana and that gives me full permission to slap on some dark colors. Goodbye days of wearing ...
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Mani Monday: PCOS Awareness

Since I suffer from PCOS, this month's focus is near and dear to my heart. I gladly wear teal for ...
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Mani Monday: Almond by Barry M

I'm just going to state this one time and one time only. If I ever saw almonds that were this ...
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Mani Monday: Purple Ombre Nails

While I feel like a toddler with my lavender nails with a blingy, sparkly ring finger....I love this polish look ...
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Mani Monday: Huckleberry by Barry M Gelly Hi-Shine

When my nails match my bag, I get all Charlie Sheen. #WINNING I am obsessed with pastel nails during all ...
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Mani Monday: Rose Libertine by Rimmel

If you didn't know, I will do or buy just about anything Estee for Essiebutton says to. If you haven't ...
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Mani Monday: Kiwi by Barry M & Hand Dream by Soap & Glory

Originally, I wanted to do a 4th of July themed nail polish. Then I thought, "Nah! I want something bright ...
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Mani Monday: White Hot Love by Rimmel

Nothing says summer to me like some bright colors or pastels, but for some reason white is the polish that ...
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Mani Monday: After Gel Manicure Care

If you have ever had a gel polish manicure, or shellac or acrylic, you know how intensely beat up your ...
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Mani Monday: Wedding Special

Ahhhhh! I'm married, guys! I am sorry to have left you in the dust for the past few weeks. Believe ...
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Mani Monday: Go Nude by Maybelline

In my quest for my perfect naked wedding nail polish, I have stumbled across this light toned charmer! The color ...
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Mani Monday: Cake-Hole by butter LONDON

I really did do my mani on Monday this week. I just...procrastinated in the posting of it. I think it's ...
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Mid-Week Mani: Sweet Lavender by Rimmel London

I've reverted to posting a mid-week mani. It's because I've been doing my nails a bit more often. I usually ...
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Mani Monday: Pimms by butter LONDON

I've been cheating on Mani Monday lately with Mani Whenever I Feel the Need to Change My Nails. To be ...
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Mani Monday: Fruit Machine by butter LONDON

Brett and I went to our third wedding of March this past weekend. So happy our friends and family have ...
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Mani Monday: Wellies by butter LONDON

I encountered a deadly combination this past weekend. I shopped and got some awesome new nail polish and I was ...
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Mani Monday: Odette by Zoya

The most exciting thing to receive in an Ipsy bag for me in a long, long time is this Zoya ...
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Nail Polish Storage

Confessions of a nail polish addict! I mean, really? It could be worst. It HAS been worse. In my life, ...
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Mani Monday: Pillar Box Red by Butter London

I can't begin to tell you how many reds I've tried over the years. I can link some of them ...
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Nail Trend: Cuticle Tattoos

Details on nail polish in picture. I want to know who created this trend. Was it someone who got them ...
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Mani Monday: Trout Pout & West End Wonderland

I find it humorous that I couldn't wait for summer to be over so I could begin wearing dark nail ...
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Mani Monday: OPI Scores a Goal!

Actually, I lied. I do NOT think OPI scored a goal on this polish. At least not for me. In ...
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Mani Monday: Carry On & Power Clutch by Essie

It's been a while since I did an accent nail. I figured I would spruce up a plain gray mani ...
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Mani Monday: Tickle My France-y by OPI

I'm not even going to lie...my nails are naked right now. I have been busy with life, my friends! Luckily, ...
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Mani Monday: Well Gel

  If you don't get the title, you don't watch enough British reality television. I'm obsessed with The Only Way ...
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Mani Monday: Gold Save the Queen

Yay! I got my ring back from the jeweler!!! I felt so naked without it, especially for my mani pictures! ...
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Mani Monday: Lilac Midnight Mystery by Elf

So here in snowy Indiana. I was trapped in my house for about 5 days. I had no excuse as ...
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Mani Monday: Gorgeous Mauve-Nude

My soon to be mother in law hit the nail on the head this Christmas. Her gifts were an AWESOME ...
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Mani Monday: Classic Christmas Red

Hello ladies! Of course, you guessed it! It's not Monday. (Thankfully!) But I did actually do my Mani on Monday ...
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Mani Monday: Green, Not Black

Gosh darn it! I was soooo excited to find this super deep, dark green, but on my nails, Essie's Stylenomics ...
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Mani Monday: Lola’s Sparkle Party

Oh my princess, Lola. My precious mini BFF. If you haven't met Lola, you're missing out, because she is the ...
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Mani Monday: Engagement Photo Gel Nails

I waited until Friday after work to get my nails done for my engagement pictures on Saturday afternoon. I decided ...
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Mani Monday: Scoundrel by butter LONDON

#sorrynotsorry for all the butter LONDON nail polish lately. I made an order, as you know from a few other ...
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Mani WhateverDay: British Racing Green by butter LONDON

I went through a phase a few weeks ago where I wanted forest or hunter green colored EVERYTHING. I saw ...
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Mani Monday: Lady Muck by butter LONDON

Yay, guys! I got my butter LONDON polish in the mail yesterday. I was SURE I would want to use ...
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Mani Monday: Aldo Should Stick to Shoes

These are sooooo cute, right!? Unfortunately, that's all they were. Let me further explain. The base color is one of ...
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Mani Monday: LA Moss by Butter London

When I received this little sample baby in my Ipsy bag, I was SO EXCITED. I love anything that has ...
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September Ipsy / My Glam Bag

No Ipsy bag has ever made me as happy as this one. I can't help but fall in love with ...
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Mani Monday: Keeping Suzi at Bay by OPI

I've never been to San Francisco, but this collection by OPI sure makes me want to go!!!! I love this ...
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Mani Monday: Leather Effect by Nails Inc.

You guys, I was SO EXCITED about Nails Inc Leather Effects when I saw it that I went out to ...
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Mani Monday: I’m Not Really A Waitress….Really though, I’m not.

I was soooo bad at waitressing. I would get super annoyed with people if they asked for refills. Like, go ...
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Mani Monday: Lincoln Park After Dark

Fall is right around the corner and I have been itching to get a dark color on my nails. I ...
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Mani (Last) Monday: Mystic Green by Maybelline Color Show

I don't need to make excuses...because, well, I write this blog for my own enjoyment! Do you know what I've ...
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Mani Monday: 2 Finger Sparkle Party

I'm a huuuuge fan of sparkles, glitter, iridescence in any form...basically, anything shiny and pretty! So with that being said, ...
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Mani Monday: Come Here! by Essie

My co-worker Emily's new obsession with nail polish is fueling this post! I came to work today without a new ...
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Mani Monday: Red, White, Blue & I Do

In honor of my favorite holiday, Independence Day or the 4th of July, this week's mani is red, white & ...
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Mani Monday: Revlon Brilliant Strength in Enamor

Picked up a pretty pink at the drug store today! Hadn't tried this line from Revlon yet. It goes on ...
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Mani Monday: Julie by Zoya

This Mani Monday is brought to you by my May Ipsy bag! It's a pretty, pale purple with silver micro-shimmer ...
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Press Pause

Hey ladies! I wanted to take the time to apologize for the lack of postings this past few weeks. I ...
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Mani Monday: Nails Inc in Baker Street

Back at Christmas time, you all probably remember me doing the cutesy little take out box gifts for all my ...
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Mani Monday: Dotted Accent Nail

I wanted a bright and cheery mani this week. This peachy coral by Sally Hansen was perfect for cheering me ...
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Mani Monday: I’m Indi-a Mood For Love by OPI

I finally did the totally necessary and went to the nail salon and got a manicure. You know I do ...
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Mani Monday: Rimmel London Hot Chilli Pepper

I'd never much liked orange. Not until this year. Now, I feel like I can't get enough of it! I ...
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Mani Monday: China Glaze- Pink Voltage (Neon)

I was in the mood for something BRIGHT this morning when I was picking out my polish. I decided to ...
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Mani Monday: Revlon Sorbet

Last night, I saw this color and was immediately drawn to it. It's a bright orange, perfect for Spring! I ...
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MANI MONDAY: Shelter Island by Essie

I was feeling the "Spring Spirit" last night when I decided on this color. I think it's springy and bright ...
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Mani Monday: Urban Outfitters Mystic

Can you believe I am doing a Mani Monday....on a MONDAY? Whew. What a novel idea! Honestly though, I did ...
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Mani Monday: Tenacious Teal? by Maybelline Colorshow

By now, you all should know that I am a firm believer in the Maybelline Colorshow nail polishes. When I ...
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Mani Monday: Can’t Let Go!

On Feb 2nd, I finally received my January Glossybox. My excitement turned to anger when I realized how long it ...
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Mani Monday: Navy Narcissist

Sometimes, I need to paint my nails, be creative, and only use what I have at my desk/in my purse ...
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Mani Monday: Jack the Lad

GUYS! This is the first time I am actually putting up a Mani Monday on MONDAY. Aren't you proud of ...
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Mani Monday: The Nail Fairy

I was visited by a fairy princess today....she left my nails with a glitzy pale pink glittery dusting! Or I ...
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Mani Monday: Da Bush

WHYYYYY do I always upload my Mani Mondays so late!? Sorry guys! This week...I'm rockin' the pale army green with ...
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Mani Monday: I know it’s Thursday

I needed a change. The Zoya Storm wasn't cutting it. Plus I was DYING to dig into my awesome OPI ...
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Mani Monday: Christmas Nail Art by Sally Hansen

These are my all-time favorite nails. Since they only look sane in December/January...I am soooo glad to have these bad ...
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Mani Monday: Auburn Ablaze by Maybelline Color Show

By now, I am sure you guys know how much I love the Maybelline Colorshow polishes. This new color isn't ...
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Mani Monday: Zoya Wednesday & Milani Teal

My mani this week is brought to you by Ariel. Or maybe it's brought to you by the fact that ...
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Mani Monday: Sephora’s Patch Nail Art- Chinese Blossom A04

The manicure for this Mani Monday is Sephora Nail Patch art in Chinese Blossom or A04. You can check them ...
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Mani of the Week:

Mani-Monday wasn't a great success for me. While I am happy with the finished product, I found out that I ...
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