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Table runner // Placemats // Linen napkins

This coming Saturday Curt & I will be hosting our first ever Friendsgiving! Since I’m crazy about entertaining, I knew I wanted to make this extra special and with the help of my friends at Loom Decor – it’ll be just that. Loom Decor offers over 400+ fabric options that can be customized to any of their designs. With the company’s large offerings of eye-catching fabrics, you can choose your pattern or solid color for a variety of pillow styles, poufs, bedding, table top or even create your own custom window treatments – which is why I got stuck on their site for over 2 hours, I literally wanted it all! By far my favorite part is that they give you the ability to mix and match, which comes in handy when you may only need to use certain items for entertaining at a time. The idea of being able to match my throw pillows to my table decor literally excites me – Loom Decor just gets me. As for my personal tablescape, I love the idea of mix matching metals. I have an array of metals going on here with silver, copper and gold..all of which go super well with my table top pieces from Loom Decor.

Now for the fun part…


With the holiday’s upon us, I’m SO excited to share this major giveaway with you! Loom Decor is giving one of our readers a $100 gift card to shop on their site – pretty amazing. You must enter the giveaway HERE, winner chosen by November 25th!

Good Luck!

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{ There’s  no doubt I always have 1000 bobby pins in my bag }


{ The new Sally Hansen miracle gel polishes have won me over – this nude is my go-to }

DSC_0953{ The Mally under eye concealer is simply amazing. It saves me on those morning’s that I wake up with “extra baggage” Plus the size allows it to stash away nicely in my everyday bag // As for the Butter London cheeky cream blush, I like to apply this last to define cheek bone }


{ I’m not sure if I love the packaging or the feel of this Marvis tooth paste more // Loving these colors from Laura Geller, Plum Freeze & Watermelon Cooler }

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{ This Urban Decay ‘Big Fatty’ mascara is easily one of the best you’ll ever try – if I leave the house with little makeup, this is always on }


{ This Truffle case is actually a document case, but I love it so much it’s turned into one of my beauty bags }

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{ Since I’m typically working late, I end up doing my nightly beauty routine at my desk! }

I’ll confess I am a total beauty junkie. I probably paint my nails once a day (not exaggerating, just ask Curt), I try new makeup almost daily and have a different scent for every day of the week. One thing I won’t change up though is my daily makeup remover. I’ve been using Pond’s wet cleansing towelettes for a while now, so when the opportunity came along to work with the brand, I had to  jump at it.  While the Pond’s cold cream cleanser is new to my routine, I’m really not quite sure how I’ve gone with out it for so long. After a long day, the first thing I want to do is remove my makeup and get into pj’s. I first apply the cold cream cleanser all over my face and follow with the wet cleansing towelette. The cleanser truly helps in getting off the makeup that sometimes the towel can’t get to. I then follow with my normal night beauty routine.

Now for the fun part…

In anticipation of the 2014 holiday season, POND’S, the classic beauty brand trusted by generations of loyal followers, is teaming up with the Rockettes, the legendary precision dance company, to encourage women to kick off an effective, Rockettes-approved skincare routine and enter for a chance to go behind the curtain at Radio City Music Hall this December – I wish I could win this!

One lucky winner will be chosen following the end of the contest. Each person who enters will have the opportunity to win a two-day Manhattan getaway to meet the Rockettes and attend the Radio City Christmas Spectacular this December.

Entering the contest is simple, here’s how:
• Click HERE
• Scroll down and fill out the sweepstakes form – it’s that easy!

pondslogo A special thank you to Pond’s for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own.

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I’m sorry if I sound like a broken record, but Fall is by far my favorite season! I put together this simple tablescape to provide inspiration for your Fall entertaining. While I love intricate tables, a simple set up can be just as appealing. I love the idea of mixing prints, hence the linen napkins and placemats from Ralph Lauren. I’d say this is a lunch/brunch friendly set up as the centerpiece is simple and easy. A succulent can also be used at each place setting for an extra touch, as shown in the first picture. I decided to mix in mugs into the place setting all because of Curt. He thinks soup is best served in mugs and I’m now coming to understand why – it’s easier! To top it off, I used my favorite gold flatware, gold candle holders and gold rimmed vase with a simple succulent – don’t forget the wine, this particular red has become a favorite from The Wine Bar.

Vase: Robert Siegel Studio // Placematts: Ralph Lauren // Napkins: Ralph Lauren // Flatware: West Elm // Wine Glasses: Scherer’s Jewelers // Candle holders: Target, old // Mugs: The Longaberger Company // Plates: Target

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