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Non-red Valentine’s Day nail art

I was scrolling the #ValentinesDayNails hashtag on Instagram to gather some inspiration. I was blown away by the nail art talent I saw, and just had to share, and since red is so overdone for Valentine's Day I decided to narrow my search. Here are some non-red Valentine's Day nail art that I'm sure you'll love. 1. I found this adorable soft pink and silver Valentine's Day inspired manicure … [Read More...]

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Strange Magic, a new animated film from Lucasfilm Ltd. is now playing

Strange Magic, a new animated film from Lucasfilm Ltd. is now playing in a theater near you. Strange Magic is a madcap fairy tale musical inspired by “A Midsummer Night's Dream.” Popular songs from the past six decades help tell the tale of a colorful cast of goblins, elves, fairies and imps, and their hilarious misadventures sparked by the battle over a powerful potion. Lucasfilm Animation … [Read More...]

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Caring for your skin in your forties

Beginning at around the age of 40, some women start to experience a variety of skin issues. These can include: age spots, wrinkles, loss of elasticity, and increased dryness. It can be very stress-inducing to look in the mirror and see a face that has changed. Keep in mind, all women struggle to maintain their complexions after a certain age. And, it’s not all bad news either – there are many ways … [Read More...]

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Heading to Los Angeles to interview Kevin Costner, and so much more! #McFarlandUSAEvent

Never in a million years would I have ever thought I'd get some of the opportunities I've received in the past few years with my blog. I'm so excited to announce I've been asked to attend a press trip for Disney and ABC, and I gladly accepted. This will be my 4th time to Los Angeles to do press for Disney and ABC, and I couldn't be any more excited. My first trip was back in 2012. Next month, I'll … [Read More...]

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How to prepare for your first-ever camping trip

“I’m not an outdoorsy person” is the first objection most people have to camping trips. However, camping isn’t about living off the land and paring down to bare necessities; while some campers enjoy relying on nature during their camping trips, it is entirely acceptable to bring whatever amenities will make you feel most comfortable. Camping is an abundantly rewarding activity, and it is never too … [Read More...]

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How to save money on necessary household items

First-time homeowners are often surprised by just how much they have to spend to get their houses up and running. Besides the expected colossal cost of the home itself, new homeowners must invest additional sums of money in appliances, furniture, and other necessary items required for a functioning home. Vacuums, mattresses, washers, and dryers are only a handful of the items new … [Read More...]

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Add beauty to any décor with indoor plants

Using plants as home or business décor can be affordable, and they have the added benefit of creating a healthy environment. The wide range of shapes, colors, and sizes of houseplants can brighten up any interior space. Plants add a touch of nature to any urban setting, and they help bring the outdoors inside in country homes. They improve the overall wellness of any space by increasing the oxygen … [Read More...]

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Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer

The AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON trailer which just aired during the national championship game is now available for you to check out here on my blog. You're going to want to watch this trailer over and over again, I promise. When Tony Stark jumpstarts a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black … [Read More...]

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How do you keep the family home clean and tidy?

Busy parents sometimes struggle to keep the family home looking spruce and free from clutter; however, there are some really simple things you can do that will help you stay on top of the chores and keep your family home clean and organized. Here are a couple of tips for dealing with basic housework that will make life a whole lot easier. The problems There are certain rooms in your home … [Read More...]