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Top 5

1 | Mega Effects Mascara by AVON

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I have been so impressed by this mascara! I love that the brush is designed to go from root to tip. I’m also impressed with how easily the mascara washes off when I take off my make up. I don’t find leftover clumps on my eyelashes or hard to wash off “raccoon eyes”. Another plus, this is only $10! Pretty great for fancy mascara. ;)

2 | Prize Candle

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This went on my Christmas list the moment I heard about it. How cute are these Prize Candles?! A Prize Candle is a candle that has a ring in the middle of it. (see how it works HERE) The rings are BEAUTIFUL and you can check to see what the ring appraises for on their website. The website says they can be worth anywhere from $10 to $5,000!

3 | Live Creatively Mug by Lindsay Letters

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As you probably know by now I’m a huge Lindsay Letters fan! I love the gold type and inspirational phrase to inspire me as I get ready every morning.

4 | Sparkle Cable Knit Pillar Candle

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These candles are so perfect and so cozy. I know it’s not *quite* time to decorate for Christmas but these aren’t TOO Christmas-y right? :)

5 | Camping

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My husband and I just went on our first camping trip together and it was so much FUN. He had been counting down the days for our Texas weather to finally cool down and when it did we planned our first free weekend to enjoy the beautiful outdoors. I plan on making this a fun family tradition that we can pass on to our children someday!

1 | Illustrated Gems Boxed Set

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I’m just a sucker for beautiful stationary. I love the lines, the water color and of course the GEMS. I also love that these can double as artwork.

2 | Jewelry Display

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How cute is this jewelry display! I love how the necklaces are displayed like a piece of art.

I’ve been looking for fun ideas that are cute, functional and are anti-tangle!  This will be an upcoming project in my house.

3 | Fall Shorts

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This might be a little easier to get away with since I’m in Texas but I love the look of shorts paired with a sweater or long sleeved blouse. It’s a simple way to still have your summer clothes mixed in with fall.

4 | after school boy blazer by Essie

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I’ve been loving dark nails for fall but true black has always been a little to harsh for me. I’m pretty pale so I look a little on the Goth side. This dark blue is a perfect compromise! It has the depth of the dark color without washing out my skin.

5 | Classic Houndstooth Coat

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I’ve decided that EVERY girl should own a houndstooth coat. This is a timeless statement piece that can be worn year after year. I’m very excited about the upcoming trend for houndstooth so I’m sure these coats will be easy to find!

1 | Kate Spade Donuts!

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Of course I love the new KSNY x Darcel line at Kate Spade because it has DONUTS. I love the bright pink and sprinkles. A quick and easy way to add FUN to any outfit.

2 | Welded Letter Holder

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Mail is one of the biggest clutter problems in my home. What better way to keep it off the counter than to hide it in a pretty metal envelope?

3 | DIY Shoe Clips

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I found this simple DIY thanks to the wonderful world of Pinterest. Isn’t it adorable?!

4 | Wear Sequins to Breakfast Mug

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A few weeks ago Amanda Catherine Designs announced she’s adding mugs to her shop and I can’t wait! I especially love this “Wear Sequins to Breakfast”. It will make mornings a little brighter. ;)

5 | Pieces by Andrew Belle

One of my co-workers introduced me to this song and now I’m addicted. Join me in having this song on repeat 24/7!

1 | Tortoise Flower Necklace

TORTOISE-FLOWER-NECKLACE I love that tortoise is making a big comeback and I love the way J.Crew has incorporated it into this stunning necklace!

2 | Daisy Bobbi by ban.do

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3 | Watermelon Nails

3_1024x1024 Aren’t these nails adorable?! When I came across these on pinterest I knew I had to try them. If you don’t have the patience to do it by hand be sure to check out these stickers! You can check out my version HERE!

4 | Cara Loren’s Wavy Hair Tutorial

untitled-8876I came across Cara Loren recently thanks to the world of Pinterest. One of the things you can’t help but notice when looking at her blog is how AMAZING her hair is. Especially the curls pictured above. I was very happy to learn she had made a video tutorial so the rest of the world can have just as great of curls. You can check it out HERE.

5 | Black and White Striped Chair

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I’ve always loved black and white stripes and I’ve currently been on the look out for a fun vintage chair. This will be a fun and unique addition to my updated office (which will be a coming soon blog post!) Hunting down the perfect chair is challenging but fun. I can’t wait to share it with you!

1 | Harrison Strip USB by Kate Spade

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Isn’t this the cutest USB ever?! I love that it doubles as a key ring that way it makes it harder to lose.

2 | Morange by MAC

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Morange by MAC is the perfect red/orange lipstick. So fun for fancy summer nights!

3 | Color Bug

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I love my pink color bug! It’s perfect for when I feel like adding a little crazy to my hair that isn’t permanent.

4 | Easy Rider by Kevin Murphy

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I recently got this from my hair dresser and I have been so impressed by it! I was blessed with frizzy hair and this is perfect for taming my hair that likes to stand up throughout the day.

5 | Crystal Tape Dispenser

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I found this crystal tape dispenser at one of my favorite antique stores and thought it was perfect for my washi tape! It also adds a fun flare to my desk. :)

1 | Striped Day Dress

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This is the perfect dress for any day! It’s casual but can also be dressy. I also think the way the stripes come together on the dress are so unique and fun.

2 | Olive You! Canvas

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I couldn’t help but feature Lindsay Letters again! OLIVE this canvas print so much. :)

3 | Vestige Lipstick Holder

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I just think this is so cute and clever! It’s so easy for lipstick to get lost at the bottom of the make-up bag (or is that just me?! haha). I love the idea of turning lipstick into decoration!

4 | Amazonian Clay Waterproof Eye and Cheek Palette by Aqualillies for tarte

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To be honost … the thing that drew my attention the most to this product was the beautiful packaging. I just love it!! Other than the pretty packaging, this is perfect for weekend getaways! It’s a great travel size I love all of the colors.

5 | Essie’s “Resorts” Collection

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I’m loving Essie’s “Resorts” collection. I recently purchased “in the cab-ana” (the blue!) and “first timer” (the green!). Not only are they great colors on their own but they also make for fun designs when combined together!