13 Amazingly Beautiful Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas

Christmas is just around the corner. Can you guys believe it? I found myself the other day at the store buying additional  ornaments for our Christmas tree.

Last year was sort of a rush thing for me since we had just moved in October  in brand new home and I was not quite decided whether I wanted to put in the work in shopping for a tree and ornaments. However, I ended up going for it and by the time I decided on it, most blush/rose gold ornaments were already gone. Our Christmas tree last year had our wedding colors: gold and blush but I added silver in place of the ivory that we had at our wedding.

This year, I made sure that I go to the store earlier than usual so I can pick some beautiful ornaments. After going to the store the first time and spent 2.5 hours looking for ornaments, I was undecided on what to get and how to put them together so I found myself looking for some Christmas Tree Decorating ideas.

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Fall Outfit Inspiration: How to Style Distressed Jeans in Fall

A lot of people shy away from styling a pair of distressed jeans in fall and winter because of the weather. Of course, that’s quite different here in Houston where we can style it all year long.

But there IS a way around it and although I didn’t show it on this post, I’m about to tell you that right now: The easiest way to still be able to style a pair of distressed jeans in fall and winter when the weather is cold is to wear a pair of tights underneath it. Simple, right? I’m sure to some of you, it’s a no brainer…but to some it may be a DUH moment.

I’d like to do it to couple of ways though. Sometimes I’d wear a pair of nude tights or leggings to make it seem like it’s I have no tights underneath or wear black tights/leggings and make it look patchy. Either way, it works.

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Fall Outfit Inspiration: Must Have Floral Fall Dress For Cities Like Houston

Y’all, I’m so proud of Houston! I’m so proud that our city was pretty cool (temperature-wise) this week! I think we’re finally catching up on how to be cool (pun intended) like you guys up North! HA! But our weather is still totally safe to wear something like this cute cold shoulder (another pun intended) Lovers + Friends Floral Dress.

Quite honestly, I didn’t expect to see some cold shoulder pieces in fall but I guess for cities like us where we may get a total of maybe 4-6 cold weeks out of 6 months, we can totally pull off some clothing pieces like this. I know you guys up north are totally cool but I know that when the snow gets thick, you totally get jealous of us when we can totally wear a dress like this. HA!

The good news is that because this piece is on the lighter side with just hints of fall colors, you can totally rock this all year long. For fall, you can wear with a fall hat and a pair of boots or booties and for spring and summer, you can wear it with lace up sandals or slides and a wide brim straw hat.

And how amazing is this Kate Spade Handbag? I love everything about this bag: the color, the size, and the style! But quite honestly, I love anything and everything Kate Spade New York anyways!

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4 Easy Ways to Keep Your Skin Hydrated During Dry Season + Giveaway!

The dry and cold days are upon us and usually, the first two things that get the impact is our health and our skin. Can we say, “yikes!”? Last season, about the same time, I was attacked with eczema, which I thought at first was some kind of skin allergy. So I went to see an allergy specialist and came to find out it’s just eczema and it’s all because I really didn’t take care of my skin. Well, I…

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Fall Outfit Inspiration: How to Style Your Basics This Fall

Hello, hello my friends! Sorry I have been MIA for about a couple of weeks here but things have just been quite hectic as I begin to launch something. No worries, I will keep you posted on what that’s all about, perhaps in the next couple of days.

For the meantime, surprisingly, here in Houston, a little cold front snuck up on me. I had no idea that we will be getting one! Apparently, our temps will be down to mid to high 50s in the next few days. This really caught me in surprise because I wasn’t expecting any cold front until November. But hey, it showed up early this time! I was still enjoy my athleisure + basics outfit until today.

Speaking of basics, whenever fall comes, we seem to think less of our basics and opt for sweaters, coats, jackets and all the wardrobe shenanigans whenever weather gets cold. However, basics are basics and no matter what season it is, it’s something that you can wear and style, however you want…just like this white v-neck t-shirt that I had on on this post. It’s easy to forget about our basics but in reality, they are the most effortless to style! Put on a v-neck t-shirt, a pair of jeans, and a biker jacket and you’re good to go! So simple yet so chic.  If it’s colder, you can always put a tank underneath and a scarf around your neck!  And this is work-friendly as well. If you’re not in a corporate environment where a s

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Public Service Announcement : Shopbop’s Biggest Sale of the Season is Here!

Hey, hey, hey! It’s here!!! Shopbop’s sale event of the season is here! While it’s always great to shop at Shopbop anytime, this is the absolute ultimate time to shop here because you get 20% OFF your purchases below $500 and 25% OFF for purchases over $500, using discount code STOCKUP18. This includes items that are already on sale!

Because I’m a Shopbop VIP (it’s FREE to sign-up!), I got early access yesterday and bought 3 sweaters and one ended up below $20 because it was already on sale. Check out below the ones I purchased.

I don’t normally use the word “obsess” over things but I can say that I’m a little obsess with ruffled right now because I ended up getting three ruffled sweaters.

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First 2018 Fall Outfit Inspiration: A Sporty Crossover Between Summer and Fall

So Fall is here…what can I say? In the first few weeks of Fall in Texas, it’s kind of a joke. We still get mid 90 degree weather pretty much on a daily basis. But no complaint here at all. I’ll take warm weather versus cold anytime! Having longer “summer” time in Houston is quite an advantage for me. However, I have read from forecasts that we will be experiencing some really cold weather this season. Yikes!

Right around this time, Houstonians tend to have a fashion crisis! Some wear boots or booties and some wear sandals and we’ve learned not to roll our eyes or laugh at other people or ourselves because that’s just how we need to roll in Texas fall! We mostly do a crossover of styles between summer and fall.

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How To Listen To Music Noise Free: A Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise Canceling Over-the-Ear Headphones Review

I don’t know about you but nothing can be more annoying when you’re listening to a music and your headphones or earphones are picking up every single noise in the background – especially when you’re trying to study or work at a coffee shop.

In this type of scenario, your best friend would be noise-cancelling headphones, right? But there’s just too many out there.  But let me tell you this…they are not at all created equal! So how do you know which one to get?

If you’re a frequent online shopper like me, I often read and depend on reviews before I make any purchasing decisions and the Sony WH-1000XM3 Noise Cancelling Headphones caught my attention because it has an average of 4.7 rating and out of 106 reviews, 88 were 5 stars and 13 reviews were 4 stars. Only a very small percentage was anything below that.

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