Friday Finds – August 18, 2017

Friday is here! The week definitely flew by again for me.  For “Friday finds” this week, I have a nice little mix of fun and practical products, along with an eclectic selection of articles, programs and music. Let me know what you think in the comments! To Buy: SUGARFIX by BaubleBar at Target Crystal studs; […]

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A Special Note

Good morning readers, I wanted to post a short note letting you know something that has been on my mind lately: giving back. As you may have noticed, this blog has grown over the last few weeks – and with growth comes opportunity. I made the decision earlier this month to begin allowing advertisements on my […]

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Salon Services… at Home!

Our culture has convinced us that to look good, you have to be willing to spend some serious money on salon services… but have you ever considered doing these services at home? Once you take a look at the average cost of these three standard services in comparison to the alternative, you may want to […]

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Subscription Review: Switch and Rocksbox

This Saturday was a pretty exciting mail day for me – both my Switch and Rocksbox subscription boxes arrived! I’m not sure my mailbox has ever had so much gorgeous jewelry in it at one time. After having a few days to try both out, I figured I would give you a review to let […]

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Friday Finds – August 11, 2017

With nice weather in the forecast here in Wisconsin, I’m looking forward to this weekend. In case you missed it, tomorrow is a popular day for garage sales – I definitely plan to check the ads to see if there will be any good sales near me. This week, I have a variety of new […]

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The Art to Garage Sale Shopping

In case you weren’t aware, this Saturday is National Garage Sale Day. Even without the official recognition, August is a major month for neighborhood garage sales as everyone wants to get rid of excess items before summer ends. Make sure to get a notepad and start hunting through the Craigslist ads to find the best […]

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Review: Kylie Cosmetics Birthday Collection – Velvet Minis

If you caught my Snapchat last week, you saw that I was anxiously awaiting the release of the Kylie Cosmetics Birthday Collection. The alarm on my phone was set, I made sure my account info was up-to-date hours in advance and luckily, I was able to score one of the Velvet Lipstick Mini Sets! As […]

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Shopping Hacks: What to Buy in August

Today I wanted to share with you one of my favorite shopping hacks: making note of the best time to buy specific items. There’s plenty of research online (some legitimate, others just anecdotal) about “when” you can get the best deals on various items. I’ve found that following these guidelines – which means I have to […]

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The Reign of Supreme: Hype, Exclusivity and Pop Culture

This starts with Beyoncé. (As do most things, in actuality.) When Queen Bee posted this to her Instagram account on Friday, I realized we needed to discuss the streetwear brand Supreme. Supreme isn’t something I’d otherwise cover on this blog, primarily because it’s not a brand I would automatically associate with my readers, but when […]

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Today, The World is Your Oyster

Sometimes while planning out blog posts for the upcoming week, I utilize this nifty little website. It seems like we’re constantly hearing it is “National (Insert Random Item) Day” from the media – well, now there’s an official list! As it turns out, today is National Oyster Day. If we’re being honest, I didn’t know […]

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