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$100 Target Gift Card Giveaway

With back to school on the horizon, we all know that Target has everything we need.  From school supplies to dorm room essentials, you can get it all from Target.  Five of the coolest bloggers have teamed up to sponsor this giveaway for a $100 Target e-gift card!  Whether you have started that shopping or all finished up, you can always use a Target gift card!

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Beauty & Fashion

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Awesome Beauty Hacks Using Household Items

There are a few things we all want in life. We want to look our best. We want to have more time in the day. And, we want to save money. Most people assume that doing all three is virtually impossible. However, what if I told you there are some ways of ticking all those…

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Get starstruck with these great fashions

Rock These Star Studded Fashions This Summer

Stars are always in style. While they seem to pop up during the summer months, there’s never a bad time to wear ‘em. Whether it’s a pair of subtle star earrings, a great pair of star printed shoes, or a seriously awesome star skirt, wear your star fashions with pride. Stars can easily be mixed…

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Max Studio and The Giant Summer Sale – Going on NOW!

Special thanks to Max Studio for sponsoring this conversation. Are you familiar with Leon Max or Max Studio? Chances are, you are familiar with the brand and just didn’t know it. Max Studio is a mix of totally modern and old world tradition. The brand is a favorite of style maven celebrities like Olivia Wilde,…

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Tips to kickstart your morning

3 Great Tips to Kickstart Your Morning

The day is already off to a bad start when you can’t even be bothered to face your bathroom mirror. Your alarm clock dominates your dreams as it blares, and all you can think is, “Bleeeeeurrghh!” It’s not an ideal way to start your morning. And when you look in the mirror, you realise why….

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Home & Garden

5 ways to spruce up your bathroom

Five Easy Ways to Spruce Up Your Bathroom

The bathroom is the difference between a house and a home. Once the bathroom is finished, it feels as if the whole house is ready to start living in. But, it seems that the bathroom is never finished on the first attempt. As it turns out, you really don’t like that showerhead or the unique…

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How to get the rustic home decor look

When it comes to interior design, we all love a project. Creating a new style in your home’s decor is a great project to take on. You can reinvent your whole home with new furniture designs and decor. It’s also a pretty fantastic excuse for a shopping expedition! There are plenty of great themes to…

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Pottery Barn Red Living Room

I have been in the midst of redoing my house. Okay, I admit it – that’s a lie. I want to re-do my house, but I am sort of at a standstill. Do I go super Mid Century Modern, even though that’s not at all what my house’s style is? Maybe I should go a…

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discovering the worlds wines

We all like wine, right?  At least most of us do.  While we usually just pop the cork, and don’t pay a second thought to how our wine was grown, it’s a long and very scientific process.  There are a number of factors that go into creating the ideal grape for that perfect bottle of…

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Food

Spinach Gorgonzola salad with Homemade Raspberry Vinaigrette

Spinach Gorgonzola Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing

One of my favorite things about summer is all of the amazing produce that’s available. I am not sure that there’s anything that’s really better than perfectly ripe home grown veggies in the summer. And don’t even get me started on the great fruit that’s available. A ripe summer berry is like nature’s perfect gift….

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Fins Up – A Low Calorie Cocktail for Shark Week

Do you remember waaaayyyyyy back when and one of the cable networks introduced Shark Week? It was a somewhat clever ploy, and brought a week of themed programming to the channel.  People that were really into sharks tuned in, and those that weren’t watched something else, I suppose. Fast forward 10 or 12 years, and…

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Fresh summer melon smoothie to kick off your day

Fresh Summer Melon Smoothie to Kickstart Your Day

Smoothies are all the rage right now, but let’s face it – drinking that glass of green sludge stuff isn’t for everyone.  Heck, drinking that green stuff isn’t for me.  I have to admit, I’ve pretty much been ignoring this smoothie trend, as I wanted nothing to do with it.  Until now. Summer is the…

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12 slow cooker dinner ideas

12 Slow Cooker Dinner Ideas Your Family is Sure to Love

Are you looking for some new dinner ideas? Do you love your slow cooker? Then check out these awesome 12 slow cooker dinner ideas. No one wants to get in the kitchen and slave over the stove.  Especially not when it’s so hot outside.  Who wants to heat the house up even more?  Or maybe…

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Travel

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A Visit to Inn at the Mill | Springdale, AR

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.

5-cant-miss-attractions-in-rome

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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  When traveling, it’s important to protect your health so that you are healthy and happy when you arrive at your destination.  Especially with the recent Enterovirus and Ebola outbreaks. Some easy ways to stay healthy while traveling are to take supplements beforehand, practice good hygiene during your travels, keep moving and stay hydrated when…

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