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Sample Sale-ing Adventure

It’s official!  I have an unhealthy sample sale website addiction.  It combines two of my instinctual drives: sale shopping and competition. The concept is as simple as it is genius.  The website starts by discounting designer items, then it sets a time for the sale to start.  When the clock chimes the bargain hunters swarm like moths to the flame.  As part of my pseudo-journalistic duty to my readers I was obliged to try them … Read more

Look Hot for the Biggest Game of the Year!

As of a resident of the “football-shine” state of Florida, I’ve been dressing for the football games since high school.  With the Super Bowl right around the corner, I am putting together my “Sunday best.” If you’re like me and have no preference either team, you probably don’t have any Steelers or Packers team gear. The best thing to do in these circumstances is to shop your closet for the team colors. If you have … Read more

Style Resolution: Neutralize My Footwear!

  Neutralize your Footwear by aprilgolightly featuring high heel pumps My mother was the type that wanted everything in her wardrobe to match and by proxy I caught her matchy-matchy ways.  The fashion world has changed and the matchy-ness of yesteryear is virtually extinct. My style resolution this year is to embrace the neutral and stop matching everything.  I know it will not be easy, but I am willing to put in the time and … Read more

Cream Blush vs. Powder Blush

Both formulations are great! Your choice simply depends on the effect your trying to create, the season, weather or your skin type. Creamy, emollient blushes are absolutely fabulous, especially for older or drier skin types! For these beauty queens, it’s all about moisturizing and hydrating (a topic that I will cover in another article). This type of blush is more about creating a dewy, luminescent finish, and especially great for use during colder, drier weather. … Read more

Why Buy It, When You Can Borrow It?

I have been using Bag Borrow or Steal for a few years now as a way of trying out styles that I am not ready to ‘buy’ into. The website has a variety of trendy and designer items that you can borrow for a reasonable price and ‘steal’ if you fall in love and don’t want to give it back. This time I decided to try out the oversized necklace trend by borrowing a Kenneth … Read more