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Beauty Gift Guide

Ten Gifts Under $25 from HSN

I can’t believe it’s almost Christmas! It’s officially a month away. And yes, Thanksgiving is this weekend, so we’re not officially celebrating Christmas yet, but it is never too early to get started on gifts! I don’t know about you guys, but I love the gift guides that show up […]

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Half up Messy Bun Hairstyle

Day two of holiday hairstyles! And today I’ve got a half up messy bun. I personally love it. I talked yesterday about the battle to find styles that are both pretty and practical. Simple and elegant. I want people to see the styles and think “I would totally rock that!”  In […]

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Simple Twisted Ponytail

I am super excited to start Holiday Hairstyle Week with you guys! I’m crazy to be doing it this week because we have Thanksgiving this Friday (for us, here in France, I am aware that it’s normally on Thursdays) and I am doing most of the cooking. I’m super excited […]

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Updo for Straight Hair

Heyyy-ooo It’s Friday and it’s time for another hair tutorial! Today I am happy to announce that I’ve got all the straight-haired girls out there covered. Although, this would work on pretty much any type of hair. Most tutorials I see always start with really pretty curled hair, which is […]

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ma nouvelle mode love story

Chapter 8 – His Side of the Story

Guys, I got him to do it! My husband sat down with me the other day and dictated his version of the first chapter of our love story. I hope he’ll do some more for me! Let me know if you think it’s funny or interesting and if I should have […]

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Holiday Hairstyle, Makeup Tutorial AND Outfit!

I’m supa excited about today’s post. It is JAM-PACKED ladies and gents. First I have an outfit that it perfect for the holidays. Then there’s a makeup tutorial that shimmers and then there’s even a holiday hairstyle tutorial! Gosh, I really outdid myself, didn’t I? I’m teaming up with Molly from […]

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3 ingredient DIY lip scrub

3 ingredient Peppermint Lip Scrub

Tis the season, people! They’re decorating the streets here and France and they just straight skip over Thanksgiving, how rude of them! Just kidding, of course, they have no idea what our Thanksgiving is about. Although next week I’ll be hosting our crazy blend of a Thanksgiving where the Americans […]

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leaves on a THanksgiving table

Our Thanksgiving Table

Part of the fun of living in our crazy, intercultural, interracial world is the holidays. We are blending my traditions as an American, my husband’s as a Bahamian, and then some French stuff too because we live here right now. It’s a tad crazy, but I wouldn’t change it for […]

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How to Use a Clipless Curling Iron

It’s November already (say whaaaaat???) and I want to do a series of holiday hairstyles coming up in a couple weeks. However, at the base of all those tutorials is curled hair. So I thought a good start would be a tutorial on how to use a clip-less curling iron! It’s […]

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Chapter 7 – I thought about it

** You can catch up with Chapter one, two, three, four, five, six. Geez this is long!!** I returned to my bed, plopped down and just smiled at the ceiling like a crazy little school girl. I couldn’t believe it was true. It couldn’t be happening. He really just asked […]

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