Month: October 2017

skincare, hair care, makeup, beauty, foundation, body wash, primer

October Favorites

Fashion & Beauty

I actually didn’t do much shopping this month, thanks to some epic end-of-season sales last year. In keeping with my frugal ways, I always hit the sales as seasons transition to get great pieces at amazing prices. I don’t get to wear them until the next year, so when I make the seasonal switch of my closet it’s a fun surprise to remember all the cute new stuff I have…

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Mommy’s Night Out

Fashion & Beauty

I’m a single parent, and I love my kids. So much. But sometimes I find myself desperately needing and craving a little bit of time away from them. Last week a friend of mine from Denver was in town, and I jumped at the chance to meet for dinner and catch up. It was just starting to cool off in the evenings, so I wore this gorgeous Talbot’s sweater which…

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sunglasses, Michael Kors, selfie

A Day at King’s Island

Life

  Like much of the country, it has been an unseasonably warm October here in Cincinnati. As much as I’m itching for sweater weather, the heat and sunshine does allow us to spend more time outdoors on the weekends. We recently spent the day at King’s Island, which is a huge amusement/water park that the kids just love. The water park is closed for the season (although it was definitely…

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book, books, book review, fiction

September Book Reviews

Book Reviews

It’s October!!! I adore fall, and have been so annoyed that the weather has stubbornly remained at 90 degrees so far. Nevertheless, I am unpacking my sweaters and boots so I’ll be ready the minute the temps start to drop. My September reads were all over the place, genre-wise, but I was very happy with my book choices. Here are my reviews! Emperor: The Gods of War by Conn Iggulden This…

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