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Why You Should Own a Wrap

Why You Should Own a Wrap

You know what they say about living in Texas; if you don’t like the weather, just wait five minutes and it will change. This makes it so challenging to find an outfit that works for the entire day! Some days it starts out at 40 degrees and ends up at 65 degrees. How can you dress for that? I have found that the best thing for this season is to own a wrap. A wrap is perfect for weather that is chilly, but not cold enough for a heavy coat. It’s also great if you are going from a warm climate into a cold building. A wrap instantly elevates your look, while keeping you warm.

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Bahamas Packing List | Must-Have Beach Vacation Items

Bahamas Packing List | Must-Have Beach Vacation Items

By now you might have figured out that I’m in the Bahamas! I am so excited to be out of the wintery weather and on island time. The hardest part about going to the beach? PACKING. I will make life easier for you and tell you all of the must-have items that are in my suitcase. All you need to do is book your beach vacation! Check out my Bahamas Packing List.

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Scarf Tie Tutorial | Hermès Scarf

Scarf Tie Tutorial | Hermès Scarf

I have gotten so many requests for this post, so I am so excited to share the ways to tie your Hermès scarf! There are so many more ways than those listed today, but these are some of my absolute favorites. And it goes without saying, this blog post and scarf tie tutorial applies to any and all scarves. Today I am including 14 different ways to tie a scarf.

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Meet Your New Favorite Mirror | Riki Mirror

Meet Your New Favorite Mirror | Riki Mirror

Ok, I think we can all agree that we love it when our paths cross with those “skinny mirrors.” Those mirrors make you want to model clothes for hours! Well, there’s a new skinny mirror in town and it is seriously going to blow your mind. Riki Loves Riki is the company that makes the mirror that everyone is talking about. The most popular mirror, the Riki Skinny (as pictured above), is listed as Oprah’s Favorite Things for 2019, and is used by tons of celebrities and influencers. I know it will be your new favorite mirror!

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Ski v. Sun | Packing Options

Ski v. Sun | Packing Options

We are headed to the Bahamas soon so I’m in vacation shopping and packing mode. In today’s post, I’m sharing packing options perfect for the beach or skiing. With MLK Day on the 20th of this month, President’s Day on February 17th, and spring break in March… I thought it was time to share some pieces perfect for whatever kind of vacation you’re taking. I’ve included outfits for a sunny beach destination or snowy winter wonderland. Which one are you shopping for?

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5 Tips on How to Prep for a Photo Shoot

5 Tips on How to Prep for a Photo Shoot

Do you ever wonder how these photo’s are curated? Yes, a professional photographer takes them but they don’t magically just happen. Today I am taking you through the process of how this all magically happens. I have 5 Tips on How to Prep for a Photo Shoot and they could help you too!

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Reach Your Fitness Goals in Style: Activewear

Reach Your Fitness Goals in Style: Activewear

Can you believe that we are already a full week into 2020?? Time has been flying by, hasn’t it! A new year definitely inspires me to set goals. I plan on continuing my Keto journey, but I want to start working on my fitness again. I have found that getting new activewear is the key to finding the will to get your body moving. How do you find activewear that is cute, comfortable, affordable and great for the gym or an everyday look? Look no further…

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Tanya’s Tips: Dallas City Guide

Tanya’s Tips: Dallas City Guide

Y’all…I figured it was about time to finally make a city guide for the city that I live in: DALLAS, TEXAS! The saying “everything is bigger in Texas” is the complete truth. There is so much to do and see (and eat) in Dallas that it is definitely a challenge to compile into one list, but I did it! So here is your official Dallas City Guide. See what made my list!

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Introducing U Beauty

Introducing U Beauty

Recently, I have discovered a new skincare product that I know you all will love. The U Beauty Resurfacing Compound is truly magical. It brightens, resurfaces, renews, tightens, equalizes, AND defends with one complexion boosting compound. I didn’t think it could really work, but it does! I have seen amazing results in just a short span of time. This product has been added into my daily routine and is here to stay. Check out why…

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Best of January Sales

Best of January Sales

Happy Friday! Lordy, I spend most of yesterday thinking it was Monday due to the mid-week holiday (again). I’m so ready for a regular week. How about you? Did you get some gift cards for Christmas that you’re ready to spend? I have a list of the best sales happening this weekend. I’ve included all the discount codes and the deals are amazing!

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Must-Have Makeup Staple Items from Mary Kay®

Must-Have Makeup Staple Items from Mary Kay®

Mary Kay® has so many amazing products, but there are a few in particular that I cannot live without. They are on the list of my makeup staple items that I can’t wait to share with you. In fact, I always order two of each one to make sure I never run out!

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Outtakes and other funny stuff

Outtakes and other funny stuff

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Say it with me – it’s 2020! I hope you enjoyed the holiday break. I crave normalcy and my regular schedule so I am ready for everything and everyone to get back into the daily groove. That being said, it’s become an annual tradition for me to show you what doesn’t make the blog. Let’s be honest, blogging and influencing is about great imagery. Beautifully shot pictures are what people expect to see on here. But today, I am going to pull back the curtain and let you in on a little secret – I’m not perfect! So enjoy the outtakes and other funny stuff that happens during shoots. Get ready to laugh…

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Life Lately, Travel Plans and Instagram Looks

Life Lately, Travel Plans and Instagram Looks

Happy MONDAY! I love my family and hosting the Christmas holidays but dang, I am so glad to be past last week. There is something about a mid-week holiday that makes things drag on. Anyone else feel this way? It’s been a while since I have done a post where we just get caught up. Today I am sharing a lot of recent Instagram looks, upcoming travel plans for 2020 and just life lately. Oh, and more SALES!

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2019: Top items to buy After Christmas and Sales Alert!

2019: Top items to buy After Christmas and Sales Alert!

Happy Thursday! I hope you had a magnificent day yesterday. Christmas Day was a huge success at the Foster house. We got to spend time with lots of family members and our precious grandchildren are in town. It’s a true blessing to have everyone here this year – it’s our family tradition. We entertained from 7 AM until 7 PM and I can tell you, we are pooped! Now that the celebrations are over, let’s talk strategy about After Christmas Sales. I’m listing the Top Items to snag today as well as retailers who are offering incredible deals!

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5 Tips for Entertaining With Ease

5 Tips for Entertaining With Ease

So much to do, so little time! The holidays mean family, friends, events and entertaining. Oftentimes it can feel stressful, so I have compiled a list of 5 tips for entertaining with ease. This way, you can enjoy your guests and have fun… hopefully!

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2019 Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers and Last Minute Gifts

2019 Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers and Last Minute Gifts

Today I’m sharing my last gift guide of the season…Stocking Stuffers and Last Minute Gifts! If you have one more person on your list or need a last-minute gift I’ve got you covered. TODAY – December 20, is the last day to place orders with UPS 2nd Day Air to guarantee delivery by December 25! Also, I am listing retailers who make shopping easier with online orders that can be picked up in stores. These shopping tips will help you finish up everything on your list. I hope this Gift Guide will help you finish all of your shopping needs!

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Instagram Roundup | Casual Winter Style

Instagram Roundup | Casual Winter Style

I know we are all busy this time of year with work, gift buying, party planning (and attending) and just the ins and outs of daily life. I haven’t done one of these in a very long time so it seems appropriate to post an Instagram roundup! If you are new here, I love to go through and share my favorite items from the past few weeks. If you don’t already follow me on Instagram, you can do so here. Now, here’s what I’ve been wearing and enjoying…

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Treating wrinkles with SiO Beauty | NEW Resealable Packaging!

Treating wrinkles with SiO Beauty | NEW Resealable Packaging!

Who else out there is a side sleeper like me? I kept wondering why I was getting a crease on my chest until I learned that sleeping on your side creates that pesky chest wrinkle. Wish someone would’ve told me sooner!! I have searched everywhere to find a solution for this and finally found it thanks to SiO Beauty. They have patches for just about every wrinkle spot on your face and body. It is even great for making scars less noticeable. Although these patches are not a new product, the look is! The new, resealable bags make it so the patches don’t dry up as quickly, allowing for more uses. Treating wrinkles has never been easier and my readers will get 10% OFF today!

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How to Winterize a Wrap Dress

How to Winterize a Wrap Dress

‘Tis the season for bundling up! The trick is to not look too bulky and still feel like you are fashion-forward. Wrap dresses are my go-to for any season because they are so flattering and comfortable. If I can wear a piece all year long, then I will definitely take full advantage of that. I am excited to share with you the ways that you can winterize a wrap dress this season. Hint: It only takes a few items to make it work.

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2019 Gift Guide: Beauty Gifts

2019 Gift Guide: Beauty Gifts

Today I’m sharing one of another great GIFT GUIDE…Beauty Gifts! Getting or giving beauty gifts is always fun during the holidays. But there are so many options out there it can be hard to pick just one. So I’m sharing some of my favorites to make it easier on you. You can find all of my beauty posts here. For all of my gift guides click here. We’re only a week away from Christmas so make sure you get your shopping done soon.

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