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50 Instagram Captions for Wine Lovers

Instagram Captions for Wine Lovers

Between Galentine’s Day, Valentine’s Day, National Wine Day and all of the other reasons to celebrate our one true love this month (*cough*wine*cough*), the captions centered around wine have been at an all time high lately. If you are like me, you assume every day should be celebrated as National Wine Day but unfortunately the internet tells us that that is not the case.

For the rest of us that deem every day a wine day here are some cute, punny caption ideas to push that Instagram photo over the top. Maximum likeage material right here ladies!! Whether you are celebrating Galentine’s Day with a girls night in and your favorite bottle of Llano Estacado Signature Rosé or getting that perfect sunset and “cheersing” shot with Llano Estacado Pinot Grigio, there is a perfect Instagram caption for that.

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Instagram Captions for Wine Lovers

Instagram Captions for Wine Lovers

ALL WINE

  • It’s wine o’clock somewhere
  • Save water, drink wine
  • Working nine to wine
  • Let’s go wine tasting on the couch
  • Wine is my spirit animal
  • Wine not?
  • Coffee keeps me going until it’s acceptable to drink wine
  • Love the wine you’re with
  • I could really go for a glass of wine and my own private island right about now
  • Gone with the wine
  • I enjoy long romantic walks down the wine aisle
  • Wine improves with age. I improve with wine.
  • Oops! Did I buy wine instead of milk again?
  • Wine is my Valentine
  • Wine-one-one my glass is empty
  • In dog wines I only had one

WHITE WINE

  • Everything happens for a riesling
  • I’ll be there in a prosecco!
  • Go chard or go home
  • Sauvignon blanc out
  • Today I’m going to be as useless as the “T” in Pinot Grigio
  • It’s ok to drink white wine after Labor Day
  • White wine all the time

RED WINE

  • Slay all day then cabernet
  • Red, wine and booze
  • You had me at merlot
  • How merlot can you go?
  • Exercise makes you more attractive. So does Pinot Noir. Your choice.
  • Roses are red, so is my wine. Refill my glass and I’ll be just fine.

ROSÉ

  • Rosé all day
  • Will you accept this rosé?
  • Rosé can you see?
  • Rosé > Roses
  • Stop and drink the rosé
  • On Wednesdays we drink pink

GIRLS NIGHT

  • Partner in wine
  • Tonight’s forecast… 99% chance of wine
  • Cheers to pour decisions
  • Any friend of wine is a friend of mine
  • Winesday Wednesday
  • Wine flies when you are having fun
  • Our book club only reads wine labels
  • My wine or die
  • Roses are red. Violets are fine. Let’s order pizza and i’ll bring the wine.
  • Wine a little, laugh a lot
  • The bottle says “four servings” but my heart says one
  • Sip me baby one more time
  • Hardest decision today: glass or bottle
  • #WCW stands for wine couch Wednesday right?
  • We’re on an all grape diet

If you do use any of these captions for Instagram I’d love it if you tag me so I can share in all of the wine shenanigans that I wish I was partaking in with you! I so wish I could have a glass of wine and chat about all of the things will ALL of you! Maybe one day we will figure out how to make that happen but until then cheers to it always being wine o’clock ladies!

The wine pictured in today’s post is my favorite bottle of rosé, the Llano Estacado Signature Rosé. It is my go to for girl’s nights and honestly all year round. I did a post here sharing how I use it to make Watermelon Frosé Margaritas (HOLY YUM!) during the warmer months. I might be bias because it’s a Texas wine and I’m a proud Texan, but then again i’ve tried a lot of Texas wines and Llano Estacado wines win my heart over every time. Not going to lie the price tag does too. Your girl is balling on a budget over here! If you’d like to try out any of their wines they are offering my followers 20% off with code CHICTOME20 on their wines. All are available on http://www.llanowine.com.

*Thank you Llano Estacado Winery for sponsoring this post. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own.*

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Pillow Talk: Are Silk PIllowcases Worth The Hype?

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I’m sure by now you’ve heard the hype around these silk pillowcases and if you haven’t you must be living under a rock 😛 In true FOMO fashion, I had to try them out for myself after hearing so many girls rave about the wonders they do for your hair and skin. I was gifted an off brand one a couple of months ago and loved the small benefits that I saw from using it. So much so that when I had the opportunity to buy the Slip silk pillowcase (aka the real deal) for 50% off I literally jumped at the chance. TJ Maxx was carrying them for half price so I’m not kidding when I say that I drove to multiple locations all over Houston to find myself one. I probably spent as much on gas as it would have been just to outright pay for the Slip pillowcase full price but that is besides the point here. LOL

BENEFITS

Silk pillowcases are said to be an “eight-hour beauty treatment every night” and claim to have anti-aging, anti-sleep crease, and anti-bed head abilities. Not to mention I’ve heard people go as far to say that it helps minimize acne, hydrate skin and prolong hair washes. So basically what I’m telling you is that these pillowcases are working magic on your hair and skin overnight so you can truly say “I woke up like this” and not look like you just got runover by a car.

DOES IT REALLY WORK

So why is silk so much more beneficial than cotton? Well for starters, it is significantly less absorbent than cotton so it is less likely to cause hair and skin products to transfer. That means you can keep your expensive products to yourself and not accidentally give your pillow an unwanted $50 facial. Secondly silk pillowcases are more slick which reduces friction and causes less pulling of your hair. This means less tangles, bed head and breakage! I didn’t even realize how not normal the amount of shedding I was doing until I got the silk pillowcase and now I almost never find stray hairs on my pillowcase!

Also, what they say about prolonging hair washes is 100% true. I used to have to wash my hair every single day. Now I only wash my hair twice a week. I have noticed that my hair is significantly less greasy and my cowlick is almost non existent. In addition to not being greasy, my hair holds it’s curl for the most part so I usually just have to make minor touch ups. So this pillowcase is literally a life saver.

NAME BRAND vs OFF BRAND

Now were talking a difference of over $60 which is no small amount by any means. To be completely honest I have found that the only noticeable difference is that the $22 off brand pillowcase does not help my cowlick which is the main reason I would have to wash my hair almost every day. No amount of product or styling will fix it once it’s been slept on, washing it would be the only remedy if I didn’t want to look ratchet. Other than that I will say that the off brand works pretty much the same from what I can tell.

To the touch, the off brand one doesn’t feel as luxurious to me but that could also be in my head to justify the $60 price difference. Also, I’ve noticed it doesn’t get as dingy as the off brand one. But that could also be because my name brand one is patterned and the off brand one is stark white. So again, not the best way to gauge this. Lastly I am a very hard sleeper lately. No matter how hard I sleep, the name brand pillowcase still seems to hold my day before curls and volume whereas the off brand one sometimes does not.

Final verdict: 100% worth the money for the real deal. But if you aren’t ready to pull the trigger yet on the name brand pillow, start with the off brand. It’s one of those little luxuries that I would put on my birthday or Christmas list but probably wouldn’t spend my own money unless it was on major sale. If you do happen to stop by a Marshalls or TJ Maxx, I highly suggest looking for the Slip pillowcases there. They are usually located in the beauty section mixed in with the face and eye masks. You can’t beat scoring them for 50% off.

FAQ

CAN YOU WASH & DRY IT?

For the best results you should always hand wash silk although both of these say that they are machine washable. I have washed both of my name brand and off brand pillowcases in the washing machine on a cold, no spin cycle with gentle detergent and have had no problems or pilling. That being said after doing my research for this post I can say that I will definitely be hand washing my name brand pillowcase going forward and plan on getting a detergent specifically for silk (like this one). The reason for this is that the friction of the washing machine can degrade the silk and make it less slick which is what gives you all of the benefits discussed above. You will want to hang dry it. Do NOT put in the dryer. Heat is bad for silk.

DO THEY WORK FOR ALL HAIR & SKIN TYPES?

YES. The benefits are for all!

CAN YOU SLEEP ON IT WITH WET HAIR?

Yes, in fact silk pillowcases are the best kind of pillowcases to sleep on with wet hair! Since they don’t rob your hair of the moisture, your hair will naturally dry more evenly and less frizzy.

DOES YOUR HAIR GET STATICY?

Not one bit. No static. ALL of the volume from the day before though!

DOES IT STAIN?

I personally have not had to deal with stains yet but I do always take my make up off and do not drool so I’ve only had minor “stains” to deal with and they have always come off in the wash. I’ve read that for minimal stains you should gently apply detergent and work it into the fabric. Never use a brush or bleach on silk.

HOW DOES IT HELP YOUR SKIN?

Not only is Silk nonabsorbent, it is naturally hypoallergenic and is resistant to mold, mildew, fungus and dust mites. That mean it prevents bacteria transfer from your face to your pillow and vice versa. It also helps keep your face hydrated! Between the silk pillowcase and this face oil that I swear by, my face has definitely been noticeably clearer!

DOES YOUR PILLOW GET HOT?

That depends! Silk naturally regulates heat, which helps you maintain the correct body temperature. It doesn’t conduct heat, so if you want to keep cool at night on hot days, go with silk. On the flip side, it retains heat during cold weather.

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SATIN & SILK?

Material wise, silk is a natural fiber and satin is a synthetic fiber. Benefit wise, they are said to have the same hair and skin benefits. I found the satin to work the same as the silk but still had the cowlick issue.

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Neocell Collagen Protein Review

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Neocell Collagen Powder

Neocell Collagen Powder

I’ve been using Neocell’s collagen powder for close to six months now. I had started seeing collagen powder products pop up all over Instagram and felt like I was missing out on something exciting by not taking it! That’s the power of social marketing for you 😉 Everyone raved that it was so good for your hair, nails, skin and joint pain. So what did I do? I got some. I drank the koolaid – literally!

After having two hip surgeries and still having pretty chronic hip pain, I hoped that collagen powder could act as a natural remedy. In addition to the hip pain I was hoping to cure, I also desperately wanted something to help my damaged hair. After taking out my hair extensions, I sadly had quite a bit of breakage and hair loss.

Now here is a disclaimer but hear me out. The results definitely aren’t overnight and it’s for sure one of those things that the results are more inward than outward but overall I’m telling you that I feel so much better! My joint pain isn’t gone but it has improved. My hair isn’t noticeably longer but it’s so much stronger and healthier looking!

Recently, I’ve had so many of you ask if I’m doing anything different with how I’m styling my hair or the hair products I’m using and the answer is no! The only thing I’ve done differently is take this collagen powder so if it’s looking better, that’s what I attribute it to! And while I can’t see a huge difference in my nails, my nail tech made a comment recently that I had the strongest, best nails she had seen in awhile! So I guess something has to be working 🙂

You might remember a few months ago I hosted a girl’s brunch at my house and made it a mission to put Neocell collagen powder in everything I made to see if my friends could even tell a difference. Everything from the mini donuts, to the chicken and waffles, to the smoothie bar all had collagen powder in it and to no surprise, not a single person could taste a difference!

For the past six months, I’ve used Neocell’s flavorless collagen powder that I literally put in just about everything (coffee, smoothies, eggs, soup, cookies, etc.) but they just came out with a berry lemon flavor and it’s so good! So far I’ve tried it in smoothies, hot tea, wassail, and the occasional cocktail. You can also add it to water or a carbonated, clear drink.

If you are like me and take care of everything and everyone else before tending to yourself, I urge you to take some time for yourself this holiday season and invest in your health! I sound like my mother but it’s the only body you have and it will only take care you of you if you take care of it!

* Thank you Neocell for sponsoring this post. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own.*

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The Best Pre Black Friday Sales

Pre Black Friday Sales

ABERCROMBIE | 50% off select items

AMERICAN EAGLE | $50 off of $150, $30 off of $100, or $20 off of $75

ANN TAYLOR | 40% off almost everything with code NEWOUTFIT // 50% off for cardholders with code SHOPFIRST

ANTRHOPOLOGIE | extra 40% off of sale

ASOS | extra 10% off the up-to 70% off sale with code EXTRA

BANANA REPUBLIC | 40% off everything

EXPRESS | 40% off EVERYTHING

FOREVER21 | 30% off all sweaters

FRANCESCAS | BOGO 50% off everything // My favorite for holiday decor and stocking stuffers

GAP | up to 50% off everything, cardholders use code CARDBF & PLUS10 for extra 10% off, non cardholders use code GIFT for 40% off

J.CREW | 35% off party styles + 25% off everything else with code READYTOPARTY

J.CREW FACTORY | 40-60% off wear now pieces

LOFT | 40%-50% off depending on if you are a cardholder // Check out my try on haul here.

LORD & TAYLOR | up to 40% off everything with code DEALS + $25 off of $200 with code BONUS + FREE SHIPPING

MACY’S | Lot’s of marked down items! Use code SCORE25 for $10 off of $25+ or use code SCORE for an additional 20% off.

NASTYGAL | 40% off everything with code GIMME40

NORDSTROM | Select styles are 40% off + FREE shipping

NORDSTROM RACK | Best place to stock up on holiday gifts

OLD NAVY | up to 50% off store wide // Check out my HUGE try on haul here.

SEPHORA | 15-20% off beauty insider event with code BIBONUS

TARGET | So many sales! Clothing wise: 10$ off of $40 or $20 off $75. Pajama pants are $10 and all Christmas trees are 40% off.

CLOTHING

DECOR

T3 MICRO | Buy more, save more! 15$ off base + 1 barrel, 20% off base + 2 barrels, or 25% off base + 3 barrels (I love this wand)

ULTA Beauty | Holiday gifts at every price point. Check out the Black Friday deals early here.

I will be adding this to the Holiday drop down menu located at the upper right hand side of the blog if you are viewing from a desktop. I highly suggest bookmarking this tab for the best Black Friday & Cyber Monday deals plus all of my picks for holiday gifts. I will be sharing gifts her and him, stocking stuffers, holiday pajamas, ugly sweaters and SO much more!

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Girls Night In: Holiday Edition

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Holiday Girls Night In Ideas with Olay Face Masks

Holiday Girls Night In Ideas with Olay Face Masks

Holiday Girls Night In Ideas with Olay Face Masks

Holiday Girls Night In Ideas with Olay Face Masks

I’m such a homebody at heart so it’s not uncommon (especially during the holidays) to find me snuggled up on the couch in my cozies, with a face mask on, sipping mama’s homemade hot chocolate (recipe here) and watching a good chick flick. I recently had the opportunity to try out Olay’s new launch of their clay stick face masks and I am so excited to share my favs. I like to use face masks just like the next girl, but I never know which ones to use or what the difference is between all of them. With so many on the market, it can be a little overwhelming am I right?!

I’ve also heard of the term “multi-masking” but felt a little too out of my element to give it a try it until recently. If you don’t know what “multi-masking” is, it is just what it sounds like: using multiple face masks at one time. The purpose of multi-masking is to target different facial needs since most of us don’t have the same type of skin or problem areas all over our face. While this Instagram famous beauty trend seems like playing Picasso on your face, it really is quite genius!

If you think about it, your T zone is usually oiliest which tends to cause clogged pores and breakouts. Because of this you want a mask that will target those stressed out areas, detox and reduce those pores, and leave your skin feeling nice and refreshed. Insert my favorite Olay Pore Detox clay stick Mask here! While I primarily use it on my forehead, I will also apply it on my nose and chin depending on how clogged my pores are in those areas. Personally, I saw the most noticeable results with this face mask being that I have oily, acne-prone skin and this mask left my skin feeling cleaner and softer than ever!

Moving onto the other areas of your face, your cheeks are normally going to be the dryer part of your face. They need hydration. Insert the Olay Glow Boost clay stick Mask here! Not only does this mask hydrate your skin, it leaves it with a natural looking glow. It brings new skin cells to life with micro-exfoliating white charcoal. This mask is very mild and is a good one to use all over on days that your skin feels a little dull.

Lastly, our skin always have those problem areas that just need a little extra TLC some days. Insert the Olay Fresh Reset clay stick Mask here! This mask is great just what it sounds like- a skin refresh. It is infused with anti-oxidant minerals to give your skin the extra loving that it needs. Lately my skin has been having horrible hormonal acne, so I will trade off between this mask and the Pore Detox.

The best part about these masks is that they are inexpensive and can be found at your local Walmart. With a low-price tag like that, you might as well try out all three. Why wear one mask when you could wear three at one time?! Another pus is that they are mess free You can apply the stick right onto your face without having to dirty your hands. This is actually better for your face as you are not getting dirt and bacteria from your hands onto your face.

If you do decide to have a girls night in complete with an Olay Stick mask or three, don’t forget that Hallmark Channel is already playing Christmas movies (eek!) and that mama’s homemade hot chocolate is just 4 ingredients. Talk about the perfect girls night in:)

*Thank you Olay for sponsoring this post. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own.*

 

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