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How to Survive Black Friday Shopping

For all of you brave ladies planning on shopping this Friday, here are 7 tips to hopefully help you get through the shopping madness that is Black Friday:   Choose your stores: Do some research on which stores you’ll be shopping this year. Here’s a list of Black Friday sales going on in Las Vegas. Create a game plan: After you figure out which stores you want to shop, figure out which stores open first. Schedule your day based on store…

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Black Friday Thrift Store Deals

Black Friday Shopping

This year, I’m debating whether or not I should go shopping for Black Friday. For the past few years, I would wake up super early with my girl Kenni, to hit up all of the thrift stores. Here are some of my Black Friday finds from the previous years (2015 & 2014).   As of today, I do not plan on going out shopping on Black Friday. I’m pretty sure I’m going to spend the day sleeping in and relaxing…maybe.…

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Thrifted Gift Ideas

Thrifting presents for the holidays is a great way to get something for everyone on your list without having to spend a ton of money. Watch the video above for some of my favorite thrifted gift ideas.   How do you feel about gifting/receiving thrifted gifts?…

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Ethical Holiday Gift Guide #1

Holiday Gift Guide For Her Relaxation

This holiday season, I’m participating in Ethical Hour’s #ShopEthicalInstead movement. Meaning no crazy shopping trips to the mall for gifts on Black Friday. Instead, I will purchase presents from locally-owned and/or ethical businesses.   I encourage you to consider joining the movement as well. If any of you are interested, I’ll be creating several gift guides this month featuring affordable, ethical products.   This first gift guide provides ethical gift options, perfect for the ladies who enjoy lazy-days of relaxation. Trying…

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Thrifted Halloween Costumes

Halloween is right around the corner! For this video, I partnered with Savers Thrift Store to share some quick and easy last-minute costumes that can easily be created from items already in your closet or with inexpensive items from the thrift store. Click here to see my thrifted costume from last year.   The Costumes:                                   What do you plan on dressing up as…

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Instagram Giveaway *CLOSED*

In my Beauty Bash event recap post a few months ago, I mentioned my discovery of the all-natural beauty & bath brand Basin. This company has rekindled my forgotten love for pampering myself.   With that being said, I’m excited to announce that I’ve partnered with them for a Halloween instagram giveaway featuring their seasonal Jack & Ghoul Friend soaps.       This giveaway is now closed.   Also, if you like Basin, be sure to also follow them on Facebook,…

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What I Got For Christmas 2016

Happy Holidays! I cannot believe how quickly this holiday season has passed. I love this time of year, but it literally goes by in a blink of an eye. I wanted to share some of the items I got for Christmas with you all. These are some of my favorite videos to watch, so I am hoping you enjoy them as well. What gifts did you get for the holidays AND what is your favorite holiday memory?…

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My Christmas Wishlist

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/ 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 /   With Christmas just around the corner, I had to scramble to make a last minute wishlist. Everyone says I’m a grandma because my wishlist consists of board games, stationery, and a Savers giftcard. I don’t think I can fully be considered a grandma until I ask for knitting supplies and a rocking chair. 😛   What is on your holiday wishlist?…

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Teddy Bear Costume

If you have really procrastinated on brainstorming a costume, Savers has in-store costume consultants who can help you create a unique look with DIY Halloween costumes. Basically, if you haven’t bought or thought of a costume yet, it’s not too late. Plus, I think the best ideas & costumes are created last minute. I ended up scoring my DIY costume for a little under $30! I am “beary” pleased with this costume. Especially since the dress, bear, ribbon, ears, and…

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DIY Ugly Christmas Sweater

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I got a last minute invitation to an ugly sweater party, so I had to quickly come up with an outfit idea. Luckily, when I went thrifting the other day I found a Christmassy doll that looked perfect to throw onto an ugly sweater. This may be the easiest DIY in the history of DIYs. So let’s begin:   Supplies: Plain Sweater Christmassy Doll Safety Pins   Instructions: Put on the sweater Place doll in the middle of the sweater…

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