How Much Does my Face Cost?

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When it comes to a beauty and skincare routine I am on the makeup & skincare minimalist side. I do not enjoy spending a half hour in front of the mirror perfecting my “face”. I also like the natural look of just mascara and lipstick so I tend to stick to that look most of the time or even makeup-less….gasp! … Read More

Summer 2016 Movie Bucket List

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One of our favorite activities is to head to the movie theater. This summer, we’re hoping to head to the local drive-in theater and catch a movie or two. My level of excitement is listed on a scale of 1 to 5 based on the description and trailer.  The summer of 2015 had some GREAT movies! Some of my favorites … Read More

JoJo’s Bachelorette Season – My Predictions

JoJo’s Bachelorette Season – this is a spoiler-free zone. My predictions are based on my thoughts and my thoughts alone. I’ve been watching all the shows in The Bachelor franchise ever since high school. I get pulled into every season to laugh, cringe, and cry throughout each season. There’s nothing better than a night of The Bachelor with a glass of … Read More

the Importance of a “Start Here” Page

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the Importance of a “Start Here” Page – Marketing Monday –  give your readers a clear direction of where to go when they land on your blog. A “Start Here” page is an “About Me” page on steroids.   A “Start Here” Page Tells Readers: 1. introduces the man or woman behind the blog 2. States why they started their blog … Read More

Why Web Design & Email Design are Different

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A lot of designers assume that the same web design principles can be carried over to email design – but they cannot be built the same. Since there are so many popular email applications (like gmail or yahoo), each application has its own design and coding paradigms. In the following article, you will learn how email design differs from web design.  … Read More

What Shaefer Told Me to Buy

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Over the past several years I have gained valuable shopping tips from the blogger behind the fabulous blog, Shaefer Told Me To. Who is the mastermind behind the Shaefer Told Me To Blog? (formerly Pinterest Told Me to). Shaefer is: “I’m a wife, mom, and accidental fashion blogger. I have a passion for sharing things I love with others!”  Her blog has evolved … Read More

the 5 Best April Fools Emails – Marketing Monday

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the 5 Best April Fools Emails – Marketing Monday –  Today marks the first post in my Marketing Monday series. You can except one marketing/design post per week every Monday AM.  It’s that time again: April Fools’ Day, when brands get creative to try to stump their customers. April Fools’ Day is a great opportunity for brands to get creative and show … Read More

Friday Favorites

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Today I am linking up with Erika, Andrea, & Narci for my first installation of Friday Favorites.  ONE I have been all about the one-piece bathing suits this season. I bought two prior to our Bahamas cruise in March. The first one was a gorgeous cobalt blue one piece by Ralph Lauren that I fell in love with in-store. I … Read More

Trader Joe’s Chicken Tikka Masala Review

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Trader Joe’s Chicken Tikka Masala Review – Trader Joe’s describes this frozen entree as: Roasted Chicken Breast Prepared with a Robust Cream Sauce and Cumin-Flavored Basmati Rice. I call this the best damn frozen meal I’ve ever had.  I started shopping at Trader Joe’s a few months ago after seeing quite a few bloggers praising Trader Joe’s Cauliflower Rice. The fact … Read More

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