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Lipstick: MAC lipstick in Brick-O-La. Must Have Product: High SPF sunscreen My Grandmother Style Influencer: My grandmother, Mimi.  I learned manners, how to properly set…

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Favorite Thrifted Decor: Art Edition

I've been decorating my living space with thrift store art since I moved into my first apartment many, many years ago. Since my entire home…

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Happy New Year! 25 Things To Declutter Right Now!

A new year is upon us and there is no need to wait for spring to clear out clutter. I find it incredibly gratifying to…

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Empties: Hits & Misses

I’m happy to say that this round of Empties were mostly all Hits.  Money well spent! HITS Total Repair 5 Damage Erasing Balm by L’Oreal: A fantastic deep conditioner.  It really does what it claims to do.  My hair feels super soft and hydrated after using this.  It’s also a great buy, usually on offer at drugstores. Soy Tri-Wheat Leave In Conditioner by Healthy Sexy Hair: Another great hair product.  I

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Product Review: Bobbi Brown Corrector and Creamy Concealer

  I’ve been using these two products for over three months now and have a pretty good impression overall. Creamy Concealer Kit: I started out using this under my eyes as it claims to hide dark circles and brighten but I really had to blot it in and it sat in my fine lines.  I’m sure it’s brilliant on younger skin.  However, I do like it as a general concealer

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Product Review: Olia Hair Color & Vintage Cookbooks!

  Olia Oil-Powered Permanent Color by Garnier: This is now my absolute favorite drugstore hair color.  I love it.  It claims to be infused with flower oils and my hair responds well to much needed moisture.  The color is vivid and applies evenly.  My hair was shiny and lasted a good 3 weeks before I needed a touch up.  $9.99 at Ulta or other drugstores.   Cookbooks have long been

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Vintage Vases 4 Make-up Brushes

  I’m a big fan of repurposing old things into my modern daily life.  I love these Italian planters and silver vase.   These three hold my make-up brushes. A little cleaning and polish goes a long way and always brings out the beauty under any dirt or tarnish.  

10 Beautiful Things

  1. Amazing artisan food @ Formaggio Kitchen 2. What Happens When You Put Pit Bulls In A Photo Booth3. Cows Literally Jump For Joy After Being Freed From A Dairy Farm 4. Plus-size women in fun and flirty lingerie campaign 5. An Enchanting Tiny Home 6. 4-year-old’s paper dress creations 7. My dad was a soldier. He’s in heaven now. 8. What Dr. Seuss Can Teach Every Adult About Life 9. Tiny Hamsters Eating

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Product Review: Voluminous Butterfly Mascara

Voluminous Butterfly Mascara by L’OREAL: It took me a couple of tries to master the wand but once I did, I got massive lashes.  The regular Voluminous mascara has long been one of my favorites so I new that I would like the formulation.  Give it a go!  Available at drugstores or online. Found this cast iron statue of Ulysses S. Grant at an estate sale recently.

Empties: Hits & Misses

  The Hits! skin resurfacing cleanser by dermalogica: One of my all time favorite cleansers.  Loaded with lactic acid, it’s one of the best exfoliating cleansers I’ve tried.  It has a slight tingling sensation that always makes me feel like it’s working.  Available at Sephora, Ulta or online. 2Sexy Voluptous Volume Hairspray: Love this hairspray!  It’s lightweight enough to use as a booster by spraying a little into your roots

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Product Review: Clarins Beauty Flash Balm

I think I need to start a new Hall of Fame category on my blog just so I can put this product in it.  It’s amazing.  Clarins calls its Beauty Flash Balm an Instant Radiance Booster and that’s exactly what it is.  This immediately brightens my skin and makes me look a little more awake (or alive on some days).  I also like to use it if I’m going out

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