Layering By Numbers | A Basic Introduction to the Magical World of Layering

After a long fashion talk with a coworker on my lunch break, I decided today is the day: Today, darlings, we’ll talk about why layering works. Run! Head for your closet! Grab every knit item you own! It’s time! Okay, let’s start with something simple. Sticking to an all-black (okay, mainly black) outfit makes layering … Read more

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Beauty Tips from Dior’s Amy Koehler | Giveaway: Win $150+ in Dior Beauty Products!

Remember makeup guru Amy Koehler? In case you’re new to the site, Amy, who has 12 years of professional makeup experience under her beauty tool belt, is the Dior Beauty Director at Dillard’s for the St. Louis Metro Area. She’s baaaccckkk… and she brought tips and treats! Reader Question: What are your all-time favorite can’t-live-without products? Some of my … Read more

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Make Me Up | Daytime Makeup Look with Mary Kay

You know how exciting ‘happy’ mail is? Mail that isn’t asking you to pay something, or reminding you that you didn’t pay something, or asking you to join some sort of group? An unexpected box of cosmetic goodies is really, really happy mail—especially when they are (miraculously) colors you’d actually wear. Through the Influenster program, … Read more

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How To… Style His Shirt

I’m not asking why you’re topless. Simply put, I don’t care. Maybe you were attacked by a flock of deranged pigeons* who only gorge on 100% cotton. Or, more realistically, you haven’t done a load of laundry in ten days, and you mistakenly assumed he’d know to wash your clothes with his clothes since they’re in the … Read more

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After-Dinner Cocktails with Pinnacle Vodka | Recipe for The Very Merry Mint Mocha

Chocolate, coffee, cocktails, crafting… If you’ve read this blog before, you know these things tend to top my constant list of favorites. It should come as no surprise that I hunted down some java and chocolate to pair with my booze at the recent blogger Handmade Holiday Cocktail Party. I play Holly Hostess as often … Read more

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