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“I like my money right where I can see it – Hanging in my closet.” Based on Carrie’s genius and my limited budget, here are a few items I am currently craving and adding to my virtual shopping cart!
BONUS: These ALL COST UNDER $10! Can you believe it?
LOVE the glittery elbow pad detail on these tunics! No brainer with leggings and boots!
Shop Tunic HERE
Bring on the blanket scarves!! I can.not.get.enough of these for fall!
Shop Blanket Scarves HERE
Plaids. Adore plaids this fall! Think I’ll get one in each color! Why not at these prices?
Shop Plaid Shirts HERE
My “go-to” dress for the fall. Throw on a scarf and blazer with this for when it gets cooler!
Shop Dresses HERE
Swoon! The color and fit of this cardigan will be PERFECT for throwing on in the fall… and how COZY!
Shop Cardigan HERE
Better grab these quickly – at UNDER $10 I cant imagine they will last long!
SHOPPING TIME: Just click on each photo to get to the site and item!
Truth be told, I’ve never been a girl that wears her hair up. Not big into pony tails or clips or half up/half down… basically I wear my hair down. Always. And this has been a pattern since I was a baby. My mother would try desperately to put in a cute, little pink barrette into my baby hair, for me to just slowly pull that clip out-of-my-hair in a matter of minutes. Apparently even at a very young age I had strong opinions about how to style my hair.
However, lately I have been ALL about braids. Love how they add that bit of style to ones look without it being a major updo.
The braid I wear the most – and the one that I get the most compliments on – is a simple dutch braid. A dutch braid is just like the regular braid, except that its braided under instead of over.
To make your braid look BIG and thick, all you do is complete a dutch braid and then pull each braid out from the outside areas of each braid. Secure with an elastic and pin back with a bobby pin. I also suggest using bobby pins to secure your actual braid against your head. Keeps it in place better and for a longer time. Would you believe that I actually slept on this braid and rocked in for 2 days? I did.
I’d love to take credit for doing this braid myself, but actually my fabulous Cleveland stylist, Ashley, did it for me. She is SO talented with hair and can do about a dozen different variations on braids. If you’re in Cleveland, come visit her here.
You will recognize Ashley from being on Fox 8 News and from styling the hair of our Cleveland Cavs cheerleaders! BONUS…there is a GROUPON (get that quick!) for her here. Or mention special code “GlamKaren” to Ashley and get a blow-out WITH braid for only $25!
Braids have gone from basic to beyond…it’s an easy way to style your hair (without it being a serious updo sitch) that will get you oodles of compliments.
I received complimentary hair styling from Salon Lofts in exchange for this review but all opinions are my own.
Happy Fri-YAY!! Pretty much a happy day for most… but some days it’s just not the case.
Know that feeling when your day is done…and you’re a tad tired…and (maybe) a little cranky? I have the perfect tool to add to the end of your day. It involves colorful markers, no wrong answers and an instant mood lifter. You interested?
Cue the Instant Happy Journal.
Between you and me, I totally get into these types of journals. A journal that has dozens and dozens (actually there are 365 in total) of prompts to help you re-center yourself… be grateful for what you have… and think mindfully about where you are in your life.
LoOOooOOove to just randomly open up a page and jot down some thoughts. Using some fun colored pens (Hello pink, purple, & turquoise…) and drawing some cute doodles and ideas for a prompt is just what I need to close out a day. Simple – but does the trick.
And the journal is small enough (but not too teeny tiny) that I can toss it into my bag and bring it with me wherever I go. For whenever I want to have a me moment. Even at Starbucks while waiting in line for a pumpkin spice latte.
And how fabulous is that? We all aspire to take those moments in a day to reflect… and this journal helps us do that! Take a moment and see if this might be something YOU want to add into your daily routine. At under $10… that is a no-brainer purchase! Buy it here.
I received this book from the Blogging for Books program in exchange for this review but all opinions are my own.