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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Book Review: You Don’t Own Me by Mary Higgins Clark & Alafair Burke



I absolutely love love love Mary Higgins Clark books. And movies too! I have been reading her books since I was 17! I don’t remember how I discovered them but I love her storytelling and the relatable characters. I’m also from New York so many of her stories take place in places I know. That’s always fun! Her latest book lived up to my expectations and it would be the perfect beach read. You won’t be able to put it down...

Laurie Moran is the lead character and she’s a television producer of Under Suspicion. This is the fifth book in the series. Her television show tries to solve cold cases with the participation of family and friends of the victims. So far the show has a perfect track record at solving cases. 

A celebrity doctor was murdered and his wife is the #1 suspect. They haven’t been able to prove she killed her husband but his parents (total Manhattan socialites) make it well know they believe their daughter in law to have killed their son. Lots of plot twists in this story...We hear from senators, judges and former patients of the doctor. Everyone’s a suspect and everyone has something to hide. 

Laurie gets helping solving these crimes from her federal judge fiancé Alex, former NYPD police commissioner dad, and her tv assistants, Grace and Jerry. 

This book was fun and entertaining from beginning to end. I highly recommend this easy read and I can’t wait for the next book in the series! I would love for them to start making her books into movies again! 

Have you read any Mary Higgins Clark books? 

xx
Mel

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Week Seven Accutane Update

Hello darlings! Hope you all had a wonderful Father’s Day weekend. I spent the weekend back Upstate with my family. ❤️

I absolutely cannot believe I’ve been on accutane for seven weeks. It’s kinda crazy how quickly time flies by. I have no no no regrets about going on this medication. I’m NOT recommending it to anyone and it’s important to have many many many conversations with your doctor but so far,  very pleased. 

My face is starting to getting the slightest bit drier but nothing I can’t handle. I’m using IT Cosmetics oil free moisturizer. The only other thing I’ve changed up is my foundation. I don’t know why foundation is so hard to find!

I’m currently using oxgenetix foundation because my spa and dermatologist highly recommended it. But there’s one huge problem...the price. It’s $66 for a half an ounce! The bottle literally lasts less than 3 weeks. I may have to go back to my Chanel...I’ll let you know. 

Besides that, so far so good! 

Have a wonderful week! 

xx
Mel

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Week Five & Six Accutane Update

Hi darlings! 

So sorry I missed my update last week. Things were a bit crazy and it totally slipped my mind! Here are my updates for weeks five and six.

I had my first visit with my derm last weekend and he said we may have to extend my treatment by another month. My face isn’t really dry at all and there have been no major changes. He feels like I should be a lot more dry than what I currently am. A little disappointed but at this point, I really don’t care about an extra 30 days. 

Surprisingly, my ears, scalp and feet are dry! Yeah my lips aren’t as moist but it’s not so bad. But my ears? They peel like crazy!!! I have to put lotion on them throughout the day! 

Other than dryness, thank goodness no other side effects! I’ll be posting my makeup routine soon! 

Enjoy the rest of your week! ❤️
Mel