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Summertime & Sunshine: 13 Top Picks You Need This Season

By Katie Gray

    1.   The Honest Co By Jessica Alba Bug Spray -  Actress, Jessica Alba, founded The Honest Company. She has stated, “I founded The Honest Company because I wanted safe, effective products that perform. After all, you shouldn’t have to choose between what works and what’s good for you.” The Honest Co. consists of healthy and safe products for your families and children. It ranges from juice boxes to vitamins, personal care products (like shampoo and body wash) to cleaning products, organic infant formula to diapers and wipes. One of their products is a must have this season for you and your family: Honest Bug Spray. It’s organic, non-irritating, hypoallergenic and effective. It smells good, too! It’s made with a refreshing blend of rosemary, wintergreen essential oils and citronella. Usually bug spray is harsh and you have to use it to prevent getting bug bites. However; this product is gentle and gets the job done. Plus, the aluminum bottle is recyclable. Go green!

Sun, Sand & Sea: 10 Tropical Ways To Escape

Sit back, relax and imagine warm tropical breezes blowing through your hair and a gentle mist from the ocean on your skin. Nothing says vacation quite like endless sunshine, white sandy beaches and crystalline waters. Whether you are planning a fun family trip or a relaxing get-a-way for two, the main ingredients of sun, sand and sea are a perfect mix for both rejuvenation and adventure! 

Statement Earrings That Make The Outfit

With the start of Nordstrom's Early Access Anniversary Sale tomorrow, we rounded up our few of our favorite statement earrings that are sure to transform the ordinary to extraordinary. Even a simple tee comes alive with attention-grabbing ear candy. Statement earrings are not only the hottest jewelry trend this summer, but a very affordable accessory as well. Add free shipping and free returns, and you've got a one must-have accessory item! ๐Ÿ˜Š 

Be Inspired...10 Gorgeous Living Rooms

Are you ready to be inspired? This week, we asked our bloggy friends to share their beautiful living spaces with us. Sometimes the best way to get motivated to update or completely revamp your decor, is to get inspired by fabulous rooms or stylish decor that inspires you. I can't tell you how many times I have referenced photos whenever I get the urge to decororate. The tricky part is finding ideas or designs that will work for your living space and work with your style. 

How To Retrieve Your Site Images From Photobucket - FREE

Hey everyone! If you are reading this article, you are probably like me and woke up Saturday morning to 'spam' plastered all over your site. That's what I thought it was and I had no idea what was happening! I frantically yelled out to my tech-wizard son, "I have been hacked!" Thankfully, he realized I had not been hacked and that Photobucket had taken my photos HOSTAGE! (Shame on you, Photobucket!) The good news is, my son was able to retrieve my photos WITHOUT PAYING THE RIDICULOUSLY HIGH RANSOM!!! 

Top Celebrity Makeup Artist Chelsea Yusuf Shares Red Carpet Makeup Trends, Smokey Eye Tips & More {Interview}

Celebrity makeup artist and beauty entrepreneur, Archangela Chelsea Yusuf, is one of the hottest celebrity makeup artists in the business today. From award shows to red carpet events, from celebrity personal clients to network talk shows, and everything in between – Chelsea Yusuf can be found working it. Her work was even on designer runways; Lanvin and Ankara. She lives and breathes for all things makeup and beauty, making her a guru in the industry! Her work has been seen on star studded red carpets, such as; the Emmy's and Golden Globes. As well as on the most-watched television series, from ABC’s “Good Morning America” to FOX’s “The Real” and “America’s Next Top Model.”
With star clients like Hollywood's leading men including: Charlie Weber from ABC's “How to Get Away with Murder,” Cary Elwes from “Princess Bride,” and James Tupper from ABC’s “Revenge” – it’s clear she is very talented at the craft. Most recently her work has even been featured in top publications including: Vogue, Variety, People, The Observer, The Wrap, Deadline, Popsugar, and many more. For the past year, she has been the in-house makeup artist for Composure magazine and provides makeup and grooming to every celebrity client featured in the magazine, including: Naomi Grossman, Travis Wall, Karmin, Ryan Newman, Sarah Rafferty, Tahj Mowry and Haley Ramm. On top of the all-star roster of celebrity clientele, Chelsea is also the in-house makeup guru for Indonesia's insanely popular "iLook" series on Net TV, where she lends her expertise, granting Hollywood glam makeovers.

What's In Your Purse? {Guest Post}

When it comes to putting summertime outfits together, I gravitate towards bright colors, bold patterns, and versatility. Most importantly, I emphasize convenience. Yes folks, fashion does not have to be uncomfortable - you heard it here! Summer was made for activities, adventures, and socializing. On my blog, I’ve talked about the contents of my purses in a series called What’s in Your Purse?. Today, I’m extremely excited to share a summer edition on Style, Decor and More

Fashion Focus: Perfect Patriotic Pieces

With 4th of July just around the corner, we wanted to share a few red, white and blue fashion inspiration pieces that can also be worn long after Independence Day. We're currently obsessed with the bright red tassel earrings and embellished bag that won't go unnoticed and just might receive more attention than the fireworks! ๐Ÿ˜Š

15 Cool Summer Salads - Fresh, Fast and Delicious

Whether you are a seasoned cook or just starting out, you don't want to miss this week's blogger roundup of creative summer saladsThese salads can be prepared in a flash and are undeniably delicious! So, are you ready to step away from the same ho-hum iceburg lettuce with tomatoes and try something new?! Check out the colorful and tasty salads below: 

Why NIP & FAB Skin Care Is Not Just For Celebrities!

Hey ladies! I'm really excited to share my latest skin care finds with you that also happen to be from Kylie Jenner's must-have skin care brand. It's called Nip & Fab. If the name sounds familiar, it is probably because Kylie Jenner is not only a loyal fan of the UK-based skin care brand, but she is their spokeswoman as well. That's right. Kylie is Nip & Fab's brand ambassador. That was one of the reasons Nip & Fab caught my attention.

Kylie raved on her Instagram: “Ok guys you have to try @nipandfab Dragons Blood Fix Serum! Plumps my skin and is the perfect makeup base, I love it. @mrsrodial your products are the best!”