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Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Happy New Years Eve!

How are you ringing in the new year? Here's some cute DIY ideas i saw to enhance your celebrations:

Decor ideas:

Little balloons that looks like champagne bubbles here

Saturday, December 21, 2013

Roasting Garlic 101

Love garlic? This is one of my favorite and easiest ways to prepare garlic. You can use this for your holiday feasts also! Roasted garlic is great to add to mashed potatoes, mac n cheese or just to spread on a piece of bread! Here's how you do it.


Friday, December 20, 2013

Dazzle On!

I love the holidays because it calls for getting together with friends and family to celebrate. Holiday parties are the best because they bring together people for food (my favorite) and we always dress up and be classy (or try to be ;P). Here's some holiday dressing inspiration on my pinterest board.

Monday, December 16, 2013

Cracked Makeup Rescue

This one's for my girls... everyone knows how sad it is when you open up your makeup bag and find this....

Whether it be from accidentally dropping your makeup or from traveling, I think we've all had to deal with a broken eye-shadow palette or blush/bronzer. Here's how you can save it without having to carry it around an a zip-lock. I originally learned how to do this from the Beauty Department check out their tutorial here.


Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Holiday Gift Ideas For Him

How's that holiday shopping coming along? Here's some ideas for gifts for the guys in your life!

For your boyfriend, your bros, your actual brothers and your pops!
Holiday Gift Ideas For Him


Crew socks
thinkgeek.com



Brooklyn Brew Shop tube rack
urbanoutfitters.com


Coin bank
urbanoutfitters.com


Urban Outfitters white coaster
urbanoutfitters.com


Bar tool
uncommongoods.com


Build-On Brick Mug
thinkgeek.com


Monday, December 9, 2013

Holiday Gift Ideas: For Her

It's December!! It's now time to get on that Holiday shopping and get your gifting list done. Here's some ideas for gifts for the girl, lady or woman in your life!

For your girlfriend, your bestie, your sister and your momma....

Holiday Gift Ideas for Her


Drawstring purse
dailylook.com



Gold ring
nastygal.com


Initial jewelry
etsy.com


MAC Cosmetics lipstick
nordstrom.com



Neon nail polish
sephora.com



Stoneware mug
anthropologie.com


Blossom tree
lushusa.com


Giraffe home decor
anthropologie.com


Urban Outfitters bunny home decor
urbanoutfitters.com


Sakura
lushusa.com

Friday, December 6, 2013

DIY - Bling Chain Bracelet

DIY Bling Chain Stackable Bracelet

Here's a quick and simple DIY project to add to your arm party swag --
Materials needed:
  • large metal chain
  • rhinestone chain
  • large needle
  • embroidery thread
  • jewelry clasp and jump ring
Measure each chain to the length of your wrist, mine is about 5.5" long. Line the two chains up and start "sewing" together the two chains with the embroidery thread. Tie a knot on each end and connect the two ends with a jewelry clasp and jump ring. Now you've got some added bling to your arm.


Monday, December 2, 2013

Do you Cyber Monday?

Sooo.... most of my friends know I LOVE to shop, and this is the best time of year for deals. I'm trying to buy less stuff for myself and really think about my holiday shopping for friends and family. Did you guys pick up anything good for Black Friday? I had some self control and didn't go overboard.

Not done with your black friday shopping? We all know there's still time to catch some deals as most retailers try to capture the last of the deal seekers on Cyber Monday. Here's my picks for Cyber Monday:

Makeup
e.l.f. - 50% off site wide
bh cosmetics - up to 75% off
em cosmetics - buy 1, get 1 of the same item (I've been wanting to check out Michelle Phan's new makeup line)
Julep - up to 80% off

Clothing
LuLu's - 40% off sale
Tobi - 50% off site wide
For Love and Lemons - 50% off all clothes
Nasty Gal - 30% off site wide
Kovey swimwear - 50% off

Shoes
ShoeMint - 50% off regular priced items
Steve Madden - 35% off

Happy Cyber Monday!


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