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Currently, I'm obsessing over everything color. The thought of wearing black in the summer depresses me, which is odd since my entire wardrobe used to be black. I had a couple of new colorful pieces come in from Gwynnie Bee (check out my last post about them): I would have never bought this top on my own, but grabbed it because if it didn't work, I could just shoot it back to Gwynnie Bee. Work with Seven7 crop jeans via ideeli and an ABS by Continue Reading

Hooray Sweaty Face!

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Today was my first day back with J&M Strength and Conditioning since the entire ankle injury from hell. I've had to put workouts on my calendar so I make them a priority - they're non-negotiable and I have to plan accordingly. Anyway, sweaty face picture for you: This is a quick post tonight, but I have an interview today over on Hangry Hippo's blog and she asked some great questions, including: I so appreciate and admire your Continue Reading

Recipe: No Sugar Added Blackberry Cobbler

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Friday, I accompanied several members of my husbands family on a fruit-picking mission. It was 102 degrees Fahrenheit, but we set out into the Kentucky country on the hunt for fresh fruit. We ended up at a farm in Casey County where they grow blackberries, blueberries, and strawberries. The heat and drought-like conditions plus being late in fruit season didn't really help our cause, but I ended up getting about 2.5 pounds of blackberries, and Continue Reading

Video: Makeup Tutorial

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After the hair tutorial video and my latest makeup post, I had a couple of people ask for a makeup tutorial. I'm no expert, and once again me being long-winded made this 5 minute makeup routine turn into 16 minutes. Watch if you dare, LOL. Products mentioned (highlighted are products I used): MAC Prep + Prime Garnier Skin Renew bb Cream Dr. Jart+ bb Cream (from my last Birchbox) Makeup For Ever Professional Duo Mat NARS blush Continue Reading

Drop Dead Diva Plus Fashion

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I LOVE the television show Drop Dead Diva. I LOVE Brooke Elliott, the star who plays Jane Bingum - the former skinny, blonde model Deb who returned to earth in the shell of a plus size attorney. (Seriously, you need to watch it to understand). I love seeing such a smart, successful, plus size woman on television. But I have found myself watching episodes critiquing her outfits. Brooke has a rockin' bod, but I feel that she's not always Continue Reading