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So far Melissa has created 195 blog entries.

Style 78: Shade + Light

By | 2017-04-27T00:55:07+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Style, Style Finds|

I'm trying something a little different with my blog posts lately. I've been testing my design and editing skills. Getting weird. Editing and cropping differently. To be honest, I am so over the stand there and pose methods of old-school blogging that I've been doing for years. I'd pick a cute outfit, find a nice [...]

Maybelline ColorSensational Shaping Lip Liner Swatches + Review

By | 2017-04-24T01:16:46+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Beauty, MELSANV TV, Review|

Annnnnnnnd we're back with another makeup product swatch and review! I always love trying out Maybelline products because I feel like having knowledge about high and low priced makeup products makes for a very knowledgable makeup expert (winks). I raved about the 24k nudes eye shadow palette because it really was the first eye shadow [...]

Femme Fair: What a Little #GRLPWR Can Do

By | 2017-04-10T00:52:28+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Events, Fashion|

Getting to finally blog about this event that I've been keeping relatively secret is beyond exciting! Femme Fair is an event thrown by SF Bay Area bloggers and local artisans to come together and celebrate Women's history month, while also sharing to a great cause! It started as this idea that Stacey had about having [...]

10 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Wedding Costs

By | 2017-04-05T11:45:14+00:00 April 4th, 2017|MELSANV TV, Style, Wedding|

So the big day is approaching and you're getting ready to reduce your wedding costs? Well, I'm here to hold your hand and coach you through all of the mistakes and financial epiphanies I had while planning our wedding. So, before we start hacking away at all of your new-found savings, I'm going to fill [...]

MELSANV MADE: The Julie and Alma Handbag

By | 2017-04-05T11:45:14+00:00 March 17th, 2017|MELSANV MADE|

This post today hits so close to home because without these women I would quite literally not be here today. With all of the insane love and support this week, I wanted to end the week with an introduction to two women that I hold so close to my heart. Meet the Alma handbag! Alma [...]

MELSANV MADE: The Chloe and Nikol Handbag

By | 2017-04-05T11:45:14+00:00 March 16th, 2017|DIY, Fashion, MELSANV MADE|

So far, you've had the chance to meet Ileana, Amy and Jazmin, and now Chloe and Nikol! Two amazing and head-strong women I feel like I've know my entire life. Let's jump into their stories! Meet The Chloe handbag. She's the loudest in the bunch. You can see her from a mile away and something [...]

MELSANV MADE: The Amy and Jazmin Handbag

By | 2017-04-05T11:45:15+00:00 March 15th, 2017|MELSANV MADE|

I'm so excited to share 2 more handbags with you today! Each bag has her own story and I've been worked up all week hoping that I do my girls justice. They're both so special to me and I hope you love them! Leave me a comment and let me know which handbag fits your [...]

MELSANV MADE: The Ileana Crossbody Handbag

By | 2017-04-05T11:45:15+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Fashion, MELSANV MADE|

If you’ve been offline for the past few weeks or you don’t follow me on social media (rude), you may have missed my exciting new business venture announcement: handbag making! Let me flashback to my last post where I shared my first outfit at New York Fashion Week and my handmade floral bag. It didn’t [...]