Posts by Rissa

Waiting 2 years Q & A

Missionary Girlfriend Q& A 2 Years Back Home June 16th was Rad’s two year anniversary of being home from his mission in Alaska. WOOHOO! That’s a really big deal for me, because 2 years is how long he was gone on his mission. And let me tell you, his two years back here have gone by MUCH faster than the two that he was gone. To celebrate this big day,

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Time for Springtime- With A Timeless Wooden Watch

  Radley and I are both incredibly excited for springtime here in Utah. It’s been super cold lately and has us craving sunshine. When the sun finally decided to shine Radley and I left on a little springtime date to enjoy the outdoors. I of course had to put on one of my newest springtime essentials. A timeless wooden watch from JORD. Though it’s still chilly here, Rad and I went

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4 Eye Catching Ponytails in under 5 minutes

The Boho Braided Pony^^^   The Knotted Pony^^^ The Twisted Pony ^^^   The Volume Pony^^^ Some mornings I hit snooze one too many times, then I’m in a hurry and rushing to get out the door…..but I have a dilemma…. I still want to look cute and put together for the day. If you’re anything like me, you need things to be easy and quick! Here are 4 ponytails that are not your

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What’s in my bag: Disney Edition

Rad and I just went on a vacation to DISNEYLAND! It was a blast! Here’s some helpful things to pack in your bag & tips to get the most out of your trip. I hope this helps! Comment below on what you like to bring with you into the Disney Parks!  

Hair by Rissa Salon Now Open!

Hi my name is Marissa Nelson. I am a licensed Utah cosmetologist. I graduated from Paul Mitchell the School-Provo in 2015. I graduated with all honors, on the Deans list, Student of the Month Award, and completed every team offered at Paul Mitchell. I’ve always had a passion for the beauty industry and knew that I wanted to work hard to master the skills. I worked at Mark Anthony Salon

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Cinco De Mayo party:

I hope everyone had a happy Cinco De Mayo! My dads birthday is May 5th, yet we haven’t thrown him a cinco de mayo themed birthday party before. So I thought it could be fun to incorporate that theme into his birthday BBQ. The 6th is my older sister’s birthday, so this was a fun combined birthday party get-together! ______________________________________ Decorations: I made DIY decorations and little party touches to spice

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Bowling With My Babe: March Date

March’s date was bowling. List of our 12 months of dates is HERE.  Rad loves bowling and even took a bowling class this last semester. He is a million times better than me. (In fact I bet most anyone can beat me at bowling…  It’s just not my thing.) It was so much fun, we went and had a game of free bowling and just had to pay for shoes which

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SPA NIGHT: Date Night With Husband

For a Christmas gift I got Radley a year of preplanned dates. (Here’s more about that gift). This spa night was date #2 (for February)… But of course life happens, and this ended up happening in the beginning of March instead of February… Oops! It was such a fun and relaxing date night for us. I would definitely recommend this if you want to save some money or just want

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Bella Notte: Italian Date Night

January was the beginning for Radley and me as a part of our 12 months of Dates. Click HERE for our more about this gift. This date was our “Bella Notte” (Italian for beautiful night). This was so much fun to prepare for! The mood was set with an Italian inspired table set up. Complete with vases, pitchers, and Ruscus greenery. I pulled out our beautiful china, strung up lights,

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Tied With A Bow

Bows ,on Bows, on Bows oh my! …. A big style right now is ribbons and bows. You’ll see it a lot this season incorporated in both clothing and hair. In this last NYFW we saw a lot of bows and ribbon hair accessories rocked on the runways…..   NYFW^^   NYFW^^   Jonathan Simkhai , TIBI, and TORY BURCH were only a few of the many shows that sported that

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