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Countess Luann De Lesseps Beauty Secrets

The Countess Luann De Lesseps of Real Housewives of New York City on Bravo is truly iconic. This woman has been on a roller coaster for the past few years and viewers have been riding along. All the while Countess Luann manages to look incredible. Like most Real Housewives it’s almost like she’s aging in reverse and looks better than ever!

How Old is Countess Luann de Lesseps?

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Real Housewives of New York City Books and Reviews

List of Every Book Written by The Real Housewives of New York City, Their Amazon Reviews and My Own Reviews

Barbara Kavovit the new “friend of” the Real Housewives of New York City has a new book coming out, and itmade me curious about the books the other Real Housewives of New York City have written.

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Real Housewives of NYC Season 11 Cast. Photo: BravoTV.com

Real Housewives of New York City is Back – Here’s the Updates You Should Know Before Season 11

It feels like just yesterday we were shitting the bed in Cartagena, but the ladies of Real Housewives of New York City are back!

In this post I’ll be introducing you to the new housewife, saying bye bye to Carole Radziwill, giving AGELESS by Ramona updates, talking about Tinsley Mortimer dancing in a strip club in WEST Palm Beach, discussing the nuances of Palm Beach vs. West Palm Beach, and rounding up all of the Real Housewives of New York City Beauty Secrets Blog Posts!

From the previews it looks like RHONY season 11 will be the usual drinking, flirting with young men, screaming at each other on girls trips, rehashing old problems, fighting at restaurants, JOVANI, and traveling to South Florida. All the things we love!

When Does Real Housewives of New York City Season 11 Start?

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Lisa Rinna's makeup and beauty secrets including skin care, hair care, diet, exercise, and more

Lisa Rinna’s Beauty Secrets

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills season 9 premiers on 2/12/19 and I thought it was time to do a beauty secrets post on Lisa Rinna! In case you missed it I’ve done beauty secrets posts for Lisa Rinna’s Real Housewives costars Lisa Vanderpump, Kyle Richards, and Erika Jayne already.

I found these photos of her wearing the same dress in 2005 and 2018 so fascinating and great proof that what she is doing is working!!

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Stassi Schroeder

Stassi Schroeder’s Beauty Secrets

Stassi Schroeder of Vanderpump Rules makeup, hair and OOTD are usually pretty on point. I’ve done beauty breakdowns of tons of the other glam ladies of Bravo (Real Housewives, Southern Charm, etc.) and I thought it was time to do Stassi. Be sure to check out Stassi’s boss Lisa Vanderpump’s Beauty Secrets where this whole series began!

How Old is Stassi Schroeder?

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How I Changed My Life

I’ve changed. Last year around this time I was feeling unhappy. I work a full-time job and I was getting home from work and laying on my couch watching hours of TV until it was time for bed. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE me some Real Housewives, but what I did not love was feeling like I was laying around wasting my life. I knew I had to do something so I consciously made changes to my life to improve it. I decided that I wanted to start living my best life.

I didn’t change my life on my own either, I asked friends and family for advice and support and their help has been crucial as well. They help hold me accountable and cheer me on when they see me succeeding which is amazing.

Another thing that helps give me motivation, ideas, and strategies to improve my life are videos I find on YouTube. I follow some amazing women who give great tips on living a more healthy, happy, and organized life. I loved this video by one of my faves Brittany Vasseur:

Here’s a few of the changes I made in case you need some inspo:

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BREAKUP-GUIDE

The Ultimate Breakup and Recovery Guide

Break up pain is the worst. The sadness, feelings of loss, the disappointment, fear, and hole you feel inside of your heart can be all too real. It can feel like you’ll never recover. Or if you do, you’ll never find someone as good or ever be as happy as you once were. Add a healthy dose of self loathing and “What did I do wrong!?” on top of that and you are under a garbage heap of feelings that it can feel impossible to ever escape.

Want to figure out why you broke up, do’s and don’ts for short term and long term recovery from a break up, what the hell you’re supposed to do now?, if things will ever get better, or how to improve your self-esteem that feels like it’s in the toilet? This is the post for you. Or maybe you are thinking “Why am I even reading this? I’m smart I can get over this it will just take time.” Keep reading to find out why you can’t overcome a breakup with just logic. Continue reading

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Tinsley Mortimer Beauty Secrets

Tinsley Mortimer is the newest blonde on the Real Housewives of New York City. Tinsley has a classic, clean, chic, preppy style and is definitely not into change. One reason the Tinsley Mortimer always looks on point- she used to be a beauty editor at Vogue (source)!

How Old is Tinsley Mortimer?

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PATRICIA ALTSCHUL'S BEAUTY SECRETS

Southern Charm Star Patricia Altschul’s Beauty Secrets

I’ve loved the reality TV show Southern Charm on Bravo from the very first season and Whitney Sudler-Smith’s mother Patricia Altschul was such breakout star right from the very first episode! If you don’t have Bravo you can watch the latest seasons of the TV show Southern Charm on Amazon Prime.

How Old is Patricia Altschul?

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What I Bought at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Early Access is Thursday July 13, 2017 through Thursday July 20, 2017 and then the sale becomes open to the public on Friday July 21, 2017 until August 6, 2017. On August 7, 2017 prices actually go UP because the sale is on items for next season. Also be sure to check out my Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2017 Recommendations and Wish List too!

I recently read Lessons from Madame Chic: 20 Stylish Secrets I Learned While Living in Paris and I think it inspired me to invest in some higher quality basics that will last a while and actually look nice and more put together. Continue reading