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    Hosting a Fall Party | 2016

    Happy autumn! The most wonderful time of year. I think it’s pretty obvious that everyone’s favorite season is fall – look at all of the pumpkin spice and seasonal items out right now. I’ve loved fall for years, since I was in my teens. Something about the crispness of the air makes me feel cozy and warm – maybe that’s the extra layers of warmth. I’m also on the pumpkin spice train, however I don’t love the ever so popular #pumpkinspicelatte. Every fall us and our friends have a big fall party to celebrate the new season and since we put a fire pit in the backyardwe were itching to…

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    Friday Favorites | 3.18.16

    Happy Friday! Last week, I was battling a cold and didn’t have the energy to put up a Friday Favorites. Honestly, I didn’t really have a lot of makeup or fitness loves last week since I slept as much as I could. Most of my favorites this week are makeup – nothing new on the fitness front to report. This weekend we’re getting ready to host the spring equinox party that we do every change of the season, just for fun. So much to get done yet on this Friday! Tarte Mariacuja Creasless Concealer* | I received this concealer as gratis a while ago and for a long time I didn’t know…

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    Major Budgeting

    Well unfortunately, I was in a car accident this past week.  I am a-OK, minor sores from the seat belt and jolt, but I am alive and well.  The car on the other hand, is not doing too great.  The car went into the ditch and is well totaled, but what can you do.  I saw the accident happening before I could do anything so I relaxed, grabbed the wheel, and closed my eyes.  I was the most worried about what my mom would think as it was her car.  Sadly, she passed away about a year and half ago and I know she would be happy I’m in one…

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    Getting Ready to Party

    Fall officially begins on September 23 this year; the autumnal equinox.  For the past two years now I’ve been attending my boyfriend’s seasonal parties with the fall party being the biggest and the best.  Jake and his friends have been having these parties for the past four years or so and they’re the highlight of the seasons.  We’re having the party a few days early and I get to be a little more hands-on with the planning (yes, I’m all giddy on the inside about it), and today Jake and I start cleaning up his house and I did some shopping for the items we need. I started searching a few week…