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9 Must Have Fall Beauty Items that will Change Your Life

As we start to transition into fall, your wardrobe isn’t the only thing that needs updating. Nope.  Our beauty routines can use some freshening up as well. During the summer, we tend to adjust our makeup to brighter shades, darker foundations, and try some wild things.  It IS summer, after all.

But when Fall rolls around, we start navigating back towards our beautiful neutrals, jewel tones, and lighter foundation shades.  These are some of our favorite must have fall beauty items.

Must Have Fall Beauty Trends

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Must Have Fall Beauty Trends

9 Must Have Fall Beauty Items that will Change Your Life

As we start to transition into fall, your wardrobe isn’t the only thing that needs updating. Nope.  Our beauty routines can use some freshening up as well. During the summer, we tend to adjust our makeup to brighter shades, darker foundations, and try some wild things.  It IS summer, after all. But when Fall rolls…

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Old Navy Mix and Match Wardrobe for Fall

The kids are back in school almost everywhere.  The days are starting to get noticeably shorter, and the temperatures are starting to cool down.  Heck, one of my tell-tale signs of fall – apple orchards opening for picking – is even starting up. How can this be? One of the things we really have to…

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Why are Pearls Such a Great Gift

How do I love thee?  Let me count the ways. There are many different ways that a man can tell a woman how much he loves her. While vacations, flowers and fancy dinners are nice, those are all things that fade with time. None of those things can compare with the beauty and timelessness of…

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The Ultimately Confident Outfit

The Ultimately Confident Outfit in Plus Size

Special thanks to Kotex for sponsoring today’s conversation about confidence. Confidence. It’s empowering. It’s defining. It’s contagious. Heck, confidence is even sexy. This outfit exudes confidence. It tells the world that you’re comfortable in your own skin, and that you’re pretty awesome.

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Sleek and Modern Must Have Dorm Room Essentials for Him

I live in a college town. I didn’t really plan it that way, it just so happens that there are like 16 colleges here. The past week or so, I’ve really noticed that the kids are back in town. Stores are starting to get stripped of all the dorm room essentials.  Everyone wants the creature…

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fall foliage

Fall will be here before you know it. With the change of the seasons comes the cooler weather. Don’t get caught off guard! Before the seasons really change, there are a few things you need to do to get your house in tip top shape and prepare your house for fall.

places that carry difficult to find hardware items

Are you a DIYer?  If so, you know that there are always those times that you’re missing an item to complete your project. It doesn’t matter whether you’re making changes on your boat or RV, or repairing or remodeling your home. You’ll often have moments where you discover that you need a certain type of…

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16 Budget Friendly Chic Dorm Room Essentials

It’s that time of year. People are sending their high school and college kids off to school once again. Know what that means, right? A whole new shopping trip for dorm room essentials! I happened to live in a dorm when I was in high school, and one of the things that made each school…

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Food

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Louisiana Inspired Cocktails for Your Pleasure

I recently had the pleasure of traveling to the great state of Louisiana. More on that trip is coming soon. Granted, I didn’t get to see much outside of New Orleans, there is SO MUCH MORE to the state than just NOLA, and I can’t wait to return. I think one of my next places…

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The Best chocolate dipped spiced caramel apple

How to Make the Best Chocolate Dipped Spiced Caramel Apples

Fall is right around the corner. Can you feel it yet? The days have already started getting shorter, and all the different varieties of apples are starting to appear in stores. One of the things that I’ve always viewed as one of the rites of Fall is caramel apples. We’re not taking about your plain…

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Grilled Chicken with Root Beer BBQ sauce

The Best Grilled Chicken with Root Beer BBQ Sauce Ever

Chicken is one of the staples of many households. I don’t know about you, but an oft heard refrain in my home is “Chicken AGAIN? Can we have something else?” And I have to admit it. Chicken does tend to get boring.  I was perusing Pinterest one day, looking for new ideas, when I came…

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Lemon curd cupcakes

These Lemon Curd Cupcakes are Sure to Be a Major Hit

I’m pretty sure I’ve mentioned this a time or two, but lemon is one of my absolute favorite flavors ever. While a lot of people are like “oh, yeah, I like lemon.” I like LEMON. You know the kind that punches you in the face, makes your face scrunch up, and is unapologetic about it?…

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What Really Happens When Your Flight is Cancelled?

Have you ever been stranded in an airport? Whether it’s an overbooked flight or a missed connection, it’s no fun. I recently had the misfortune of being stranded at the airport. In my case, it was the airline’s fault. Well, at least they were taking responsibility forthe delay. Sooo…what really happens when an airline leaves…

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james at the mill

Not too long ago, I spent a weekend in Fayetteville, AR. Fayetteville, for those that don’t know, is a vibrant college town with a lot going on. It’s the home of the University of Arkansas, and there’s always something happening. It’s a couple hours from my house, and a favorite weekend getaway. Usually, I stay…

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Known as the Paris of the West, San Francisco’s scorching summer heat waves, coupled with the freezing rip winds which come from the Pacific Coast, make it the perfect holiday destination for sun worshippers and city explorers alike.

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The ancient city of Rome, Italy is famous for being the capitol of an enormous empire.  An empire that controlled a large portion of the world when it was at its peak 2,000 years ago. Nowadays, tourists from all around the world flock to Rome to soak in its unparalleled history and culture. Walking down…

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