February Favorites ~2014

Here are some of my favorites from the month of February:

*My pink robe (which got a lot of wear time due to being sick and a gazillion snow days)**Valentine’s Day Loves with my Sweet Pup Olivia**A day of practicing yoga with Elena Brower (I especially enjoyed the afternoon restorative practice)**Illamasqua Jo’Mina nail polish (the most perfect purple color, ever)**The Blend perfume kit (so much fun to make my own personalized scents)**An afternoon of reading Mary Oliver poems**Valentine’s Day dinner at The Melting Pot with my Sweet Husband & great friends*

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I hope your Feb. was filled with favorites, too!

Shine On,

Leslie ~Sparkling Yogini

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Nov.-Jan. Favorites~2013.2014

It’s been a while since I’ve posted.  So, I have an extra long favorites coming your way:

Weekend in KC with Seane Corn & friends, hosting Thanksgiving dinner for family, Christmas decs, trying to get a decent picture with my dad (who wouldn’t stop talking), Jo Malone Velvet Rose & Oud perfume, AWESOME book & gift card from a long-time friend, Christmas Eve celebration with fam, Christmas gift from Sweet Husband (Free People necklace), exploring a new restaurant in town with Sweet Husband, Do More of What You Love, creating my 2014 planner, dreaming of summer days in my swimsuit and long naps, Keep on sparkling!, two great books, my new board to put under my yoga mat made by Sweet Husband & our newly re-arranged wellness room.

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Shine On & On,

Leslie ~Sparkling Yogini

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October Favorites ~2013

Here are my favorites from the month of October:

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*Corn & Sweet Potato Soup recipe–So yummy!*

*Einstein quote…I believe in miracles!*

*Ziggy sleeping on his back–it always makes me smile when I see a pup laying like this!*

*Learning how to use my new MAC tv to stream directly from my iPad or computer to the television.*

*People are prettiest quote*

*My new do with fringe*

*Zoey kitty in the sink watching me do my make-up & Zoey kitty on the box.*

*Season finale of Breaking Bad*

Wishing you many favorites for the month of November!

Shine On,

Leslie ~Sparkling Yogini

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September Favorites~2013

Here are some of my favorites from this month:

*Celebrating my Sweet Nephew’s 10th Birthday with the family*


*Using these two products to keep my heels feeling soft*


*Fun metallic + dark fingernails*



*MAC Rebel Lipstick (it’s more of a deep berry color than pink). Perfect for fall.*


*Fun with Sweet Husband at Roots-N-Blues*


*My new, colorful ray bans*


*Brene’ Brown’s work.  I cannot recommend her books and TED talks and Oprah Life Class work highly enough! Being a counselor (helper), the follow quote really resonated with me!*


*Spending the day with my Mom & laughing until we almost cried*


*Finally getting to meet Kimberly Wilson in person!  (I’ve been following her work for years.)


*Favorite yoga pose: Supta Baddha Konasana on a bolster~this pose is exactly what I need after a day at work.  I’ve been coming home and doing it for 5 minutes each evening. It feels heavenly!*

I hope your month was filled with favorites!

Shine On,

Leslie ~Sparkling Yogini

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August Favorites ~2013

Filled up with gratitude for all of the following:

*8th Anniversary Celebration Brunch on our patio*

*8th Anniversary Celebration dinner at CC’s City Broiler*

*Pink lippy & new Om necklace*

*Dinner out with my Momma & fam*

*At home masks for my skin*

*Yoga on the patio*

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I hope your August was filled with favorites, too!

Shine On,

Leslie ~Sparkling Yogini

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July Favorites ~2013

Here are some of my favorites from the month of July:

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*My mantra: Keep Calm & Sparkle*

*Lots of sushi eating (Volcano Roll & Lemon Drop Roll are my favorite*

*This photo with my grandparents. Gram passed away this month, and I miss her terribly.*

  *Girls’ weekend in St. L with my long-time friends*

*Green eyeshadow look*

*Dinner & drinks with my momma & Step-Dad*

*Organic coconut oil-to clean my face, condition my hair, to cook with, put on toast. Love it!*

*My new make-up mirror in our bathroom (inspired by Vdara hotel in Vegas)*

*My most favorite was our trip to Las Vegas.  We walked, talked, shopped, people watched, explored, went to Circe Du Soleil O, and ate at wonderful restaurants. Loved Vegas. Spent a whopping $1.00 gambling as that’s just not for me)*

Hope you had some July favorites, too!

Leslie ~Sparkling Yogini

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June Favorites~2013

Here are some of my favorites from the month of June:

*New ottoman for living room*

*Sushi dinner with husband*

*Art in the park vase*

*Camping trip at the river with my sweet husband and pups  & the best s’mores ever*

*Fun night out with Mom, Step-Dad, Aunt, and husband~we saw Mud at Ragtag Cinema and ate a late dinner at Jose Jalapenos*

*Zinnias from our zinnia garden, new vase, & Zoey cat*

*Vacation kick-off for husband at Trops & CC’s City Broiler*

*Playing in the pool with my nephew*

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Shine On,

Leslie         ~Sparkling Yogini

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