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Dancing With The Stars: Interview With Star Dance Instructor Emma Slater

Dancing with the Stars has become a cultural phenomenon. Since its premiere in 2005, the American dance competition television series has been waltzing into the homes of viewers across the USA. They are now on the 24th season, which just premiered on March 20th. Emma Slater, is one of the professional dancers, dance instructors and choreographers. She is paired up this year with NFL player, Rashad Jennings. In addition to being on the show, she has a line of Dancing with the Stars self-tanning products. Slater has been featured in Mamma Mia! starring Meryl Streep and sang on the Grammy nominated soundtrack for the movie with the cast. She even was in the Dirty Dancing tour at the Aldwych Theatre where she was the Principle Latin Dancer and Ballroom Supervisor, and also served as an understudy for the role of Lisa Houseman, at certain locations. She is engaged to fellow dancer, Sasha Farber, who proposed on a broadcast of the show! Swoon!

            “Being on Dancing with the Stars has completely shaped my life,” she explained. “I came out to America purely for the show. Sasha and I were already together, but we were on a world tour at the time so when we both got the call to work on DWTS, it was the first time that we actually moved in together, and in a completely new city – let alone country!” Furthermore, “DWTS really shaped our lives. I love my job, it doesn't even feel like a job to me because it is very much what I love to do, although it's a lot of work!” She talked about how they have hectic schedules, long rehearsals and intense performances. “The show consumes all of your brain power, when you have to choreograph multiple dances throughout the season,” she commented.

Cool Off with 15 Delicious Homemade Popsicle Recipes!

When the weather turns hot outside, there is nothing more refreshing than a popsicle. That's why we decided to share 15 easy, homemade popsicle recipes from our favorite blog buddies. These ice pops are sure to please and will help you beat the heat this summer.

Love Bakes Good Cakes
 Mmmm....So delicious!  

The Worktop
Chocolate and Peanut Butter Greek Yogurt Popsicles |
Moscow Mule Popsicle Recipe |
Mango and Yogurt Popsicles |
Strawberry Yogurt Popsicles |
Berry Beet Popsicles |
Copycat Mini Milk Paleo Popsicle Lolly |
Snack Attack Strawberry Lemonade Popsicles |
Southern Sweet Tea Popsicles |
4-Ingredient Red, White and Blue Popsicles |
Three Easy Homemade Popsicle Recipes |
Orange Creamsicle Recipe |
Peanut Butter Jelly Popsicles |
Gin Tonic Popsicles |
Easy Oreo Pudding Pops Recipe |
Fresh Fruit Rainbow Popsicles |

2017 Spring Shoes Reveal! Plus, Enter to Win a Pair of Therafit Sandals!

Shoe lovers rejoice! They're new and they've arrived! Therafit Shoes has unveiled its spring collection for 2017! Meet Julia, Cassandra, Rose, Claire, and Chanell, just to name a few of the newest styles now available! And as always, every shoe features Therafit's exclusive patented Personal Comfort System (PCS) in the heel base with a special padded cushion for extra comfort! The shoes come in a variety of styles and colors that will have you looking fashionably fit this spring and summer!

Taking Essential Oils To Another Level!

I recently purchased my first essential oil diffuser! have been a fan of aromatherapy for quite a few years, but have never experimented with using essential oils in a diffuser. I would mix essential oils with coconut oil and apply it to my wrists. 

Enter to WIN a $70 Fashionista Gift Card Giveaway from StyleWe!

This great giveaway is sponsored by StyleWe and hosted by my blogger friend, Mom Does Reviews. Style, Decor & More is super excited to participate in this awesome fashionista giveaway!

Hey fashionistas! Are you in need of hot Spring styles to freshen and update your wardrobe? If so, then you don't want to miss this awesome giveaway! A $70 gift code goes far at StyleWe! 

Be The Shoe: Interview With Author Kathy Kelada - Live the life you want, In the shoes you love

The must-have, in-style item of the season? The newly released book, Be The Shoe, by Kathy Kelada. It’s absolutely needed in your life and closet. Author, Hollywood personal stylist, life coach and motivational speaker, Kathy Kelada, created a shoe philosophy to utilize in order to achieve your goals and reach your utmost happiness. Are you a sexy strappy sandal, focused flat, power pump, spontaneous flip-flop, determined work boot, chic high-heel boot or an adventure seeking sneaker? Her fun perspective and unique philosophy encourages women to pursue their personal goals with style, grace, and the perfect pair of shoes, of course. The book allows you to embark on a personal journey of self-discovery through your shoes. You identify yourself through a ‘shoe profile’ and figure out which you relate to best, based on your relationships, financial life, workplace style, fashion choices, and personal strengths and missteps.

10 Tips for Speedy Spring Cleaning & A Glam D-I-Y

Disclosure: This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Lysol®, Finish®, Woolite®, and Air Wick®. The opinions and text are all mine.

Spring has sprung, and if you are like me, you're ready to open the windows and welcome the warmth of spring into your home. But, wait! What are you going to do about the foggy film on your windows? As the days get longer, the foggy windows will become more noticeable. Now is the ideal time to clean and refresh your living space.

Spring cleaning may not be the most exciting thing on your to do list, but it is important if you want to have a happy, healthy home. And believe me, a little effort will pay off when you can sit back, put your feet up, take a look around the room, and like what you see. 

Since I'm not a huge fan of scrubbing my home top to bottom, I'm sharing a few tips for speedy spring cleaning:

Crazy for Caramel: 15 Delicious Recipes to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Crazy for caramel? Well, you've come to the right place. We've rounded up 15 delicious recipes that are sure to cure your craving for caramel. From pancakes in the early morning to desserts late at night, we have an assortment of tasty caramel concoctions that are sure to delight! 

Do-It-Yourself Whipped Lemon Sugar Scrub - All Natural Skin & Lip Care

Give your skin and lips a treat of their own with a homemade sugar scrub. It's the perfection addition to your beauty routine and will have your entire body hydrated and ready for spring! This whipped lemon sugar scrub recipe buffs away dry, flaky skin using natural sugar and softens and moisturizes with coconut oil. The whipped blend feels luxurious and leaves skin supple and smooth, and the refreshing hint of lemon flavor is a delicious bonus!

Pretty & Pink: Recipes, Crafts and More

Spring has officially arrived and I can't think of a better way to celebrate than with a roundup of everything PINK! Pink is the color that symbolizes love, romance, feminine charm, and has been trending on fashion runways and home decor for the last few years. 

I currently have pink pillows on my sofa and it is one of my favorite rooms in the house. It makes the room feel inviting and cozy and just so happens to work well with my Easter decor. 😉