My Top 3 Books of 2019 That You Need to Read

Making this list made me realize I love a book that gets real, but has a sense of humor about it. One that tackles serious subjects with authenticity and personality. Imperfect and brilliant at the same time. Here’s 3 books I read this year that I’d highly recommend for yourself or to gift.

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Thanksgiving Recipe Recommendations 2019

It’s almost Thanksgiving!!! I typically do Black Friday and Small Business Saturday posts, but I thought this year I’d share some Thanksgiving inspo and recipe ideas. I really enjoy cooking and baking and luckily my whole family is pretty darn good at both too so we’re spoiled. Here’s some recipes I’ve made in the past and recommend and a vlog of last years celebration along with the song from SNL my sister and brother-in-law love to torture me with by singing it to me on repeat.

Thanksgiving Recipes

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Sephora Sale 2019

I have been doing Sephora VIB Sale posts for YEARS! The store is overwhelming so sometimes when the sale comes it’s like wait, what should I buy again? Here’s my recommendations:

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Madison Lecroy From Southern Charm’s Favorite Hair Products and Tools

Madison LeCroy from Southern Charm shared her favorite hair products and tools for getting big, voluminous, beachy textured wavy hair!

Now that we’re all following Madison Lecroy from Southern Charm’s hair swoop tutorial she’s dropping some more hair recommendations so we can get her beautiful textured waves too! In this video Madison talks about her favorite hair products including hair texture spray (with an affordable dupe), loose styling powder, her favorite curling iron, hair extensions, and how long she goes between shampoos. She also reveals her #1 beauty secret!

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NYX Lavender Steel Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder Highlighter Demo and Tips for Wearing Highlighter

How to Wear Lavender Highlighter with NYX Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder Highlighter in Lavender Steel

I recently posted a video of me using the NYX Lavender Steel Duo Chromatic Highlighter on Instagram and wanted to share it here on the blog! I heard about this from Cameran on Southern Charm, but it took me a while to wrap my head around a purple highlighter and finally buy it! BTW I bought it on Amazon because I could never find it in stores.

NYX Lavender Steel Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder Highlighter

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Southern Charm Drugstore and Affordable Beauty Faves

I’ve done beauty secrets posts for Miss Patricia Altschul, Cameran Eubanks aka Cameran Wimberly, Naomie Olindo, Kathryn Calhoun Dennis, and a hair tutorial on Madison LeCroy so I thought it would be fun to do a round up of all of the ladies’ affordable and drugstore faves!

Hello beauties! I’ve done beauty secrets posts for Miss Patricia Altschul, Cameran Eubanks aka Cameran Wimberly, Naomie Olindo, Kathryn Calhoun Dennis, and a hair tutorial on Madison LeCroy so I thought it would be fun to do a round up of all of the ladies’ affordable and drugstore faves!

Southern Charm Drugstore Beauty Favorites

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Stephanie Hollman from Real Housewives of Dallas’ Beauty Secrets

Stephanie Hollman is the gorgeous blonde hair blue eyed beauty from Real Housewives of Dallas – here’s all of her makeup, hair, skincare, and beauty faves!

I just binged the last season of Real Housewives of Dallas and noticed Stephanie Hollman always looks gorgeous! Her makeup and hair are always on point. Even when she is in serious glam there’s still something more natural about her looks. I decided to do what I do best an investigate and report back about what Stephanie Hollman’s makeup, hair, skincare, and beauty secrets!

How Old is Stephanie Hollman?

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How To Teach Yourself Calligraphy

I’ve been wanting to take a calligraphy class for years. The other day I was at the Amazon store at Palisades village and spotted the Tombow Dual Brush Pens in Pastel Palette and knew it was a sign that I needed to start!

I found the Lettering and Modern Calligraphy Book and went to work teaching myself.

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Heather McMahan’s Makeup and Beauty Secrets

I have been following Heather McMahan on Instagram for a while now and just like everyone else- I’m obsessed! Heather is an actress and comedian and she recently started the Absolutely Not Podcast which is so so good. On episode 4 Wellness Update…We Are Unwell at 30:30 she answers a listeners caller about what makeup she uses and I thought I’d share it here.

Heather McMahan’s Makeup

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What Would Patricia Altschul Get at the Sephora Sale?

There’s a Sephora sale coming! And I thought it would be fun to do a round up of one of everyone’s favorite beauty icon Patricia Altschul’s Sephora must haves! Check out my posts on Patricia Altschul’s Beauty Secrets and Patricia Altschul’s Skincare Favorites to read more.

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