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A Week In Houston, TX, On A $117,400 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Calling all entrepreneurs: We want to hear from you! If you’re a freelancer or self-employed, we’d love to feature your Money Diary. Submit here.Today: a commercial analyst working in oil & gas who makes $117,400 per year and spends some of her money this we...
Tags: Amazon, Home Depot, Asia, Fashion, Music, California, Washington, Showtime, Napa, Kim, Houston, Jane The Virgin, Hulu, Costco, Mediterranean, Trump


Where Budget Fashionistas Shop on Black Friday

Where Budget Fashionistas Shop on Black Friday We’re mere days away from Black Friday. It’s an unofficial holiday in the United States, when hardcore shoppers go into a veritable frenzy as soon as they put the fork down on Thanksgiving. Black Friday is chaotic, for sure — but it can also be a thrilling challenge for those determined to find the best of the best steals on clothes, accessories and beauty products. What are we eyeing this year? Read on for our Black Friday preview and get a taste o...
Tags: Black Friday, Fashion, Sales, United States, Old Navy, Land's End, Express, Kohl's, Chicos, Learn How to Shop, Where Budget Fashionistas Shop, Where Budget Fashionistas Shop on Black, Budget Fashionista Where Budget Fashionistas Shop


Why I Can't Stick to 1 Foundation After Fenty Beauty - What to Do If You Can Relate

To whom much is given, much is required, right? That's how the saying goes, yet never in a million years did I think it would apply to my foundation. Case in point: last year, Rihanna - the global pop star who gave us our favorite good-girl-gone-bad hits like "We Found Love," "Umbrella," and "Work" - launched Fenty Beauty, which changed the game by introducing 40 inclusive foundation shades. Finally, a makeup line we - people of color and all skin tones - could wear. You would think all my cosme...
Tags: Makeup, Rihanna, Beauty, Foundation, WOC, Fenty, Beauty Interview, Fenty Beauty, Popsugar Interviews, Fenty Pro Filt r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation


100 Things to do in Cleveland Before You Die (book review)

(My affiliate links are included in this post and I may earn a few cents if purchases are made through it. See my Disclosure policy here.) Cleveland, Ohio is well known for a number of things, number... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Books, Life, Cleveland, Northern Ohio, CLEVELAND Ohio


Completely Inappropriate Toy Designs We Can’t Believe Really Exist

Goodnght, sweet dreams, don't let the creepy toys bite.
Tags: Life


Common Pests You Could Have in Your Home (And How to Identify Them)

When you think of the word “pest” you probably think of rats, bedbugs and wasps. In reality however , there are hundreds of common pests out there that want to make your home their own. The trick to stopping this from happening is to educate yourself on the most common critters in your area. You then need to identify any signs of their existence in your home, before taking the right steps to deal with them. Nests A lot of people say that if you have any kind of nest in your home, tha...
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Ralph Lauren Saffron: New addition to The Luxury Collection

  Saffron is the latest addition to the Luxury Collection by Ralph Lauren, launched in 2018. The line was introduced in 2016 with 10 fragrances. As is the case with most other fragrances in the collection, Saffron can hardly be called a mono-aroma: It is a rather intricate composition, rich in details and alternate storylines. Saffron as spice, has been known since ancient times. Visually, sa... Read full article: Ralph Lauren Saffron: New addition to The Luxury Collection from Fragrantica P...
Tags: Fashion, Ralph Lauren, Fragrantica Perfumes, Ralph Lauren Saffron


Pekji: An Indie Brand From Istanbul

  "More people worship the rising than the setting sun." -Pompey The Great   A perfume aficionado from Istanbul, and illustrator and graphic designer by training, Omer Ipekci once decided to experiment. He wanted to make a couple of perfumes in DIY mode, and learn something in the process. Something artisanal, not boring and true to his tastes - perfumes he and his friends would like; true 'perf... Read full article: Pekji: An Indie Brand From Istanbul from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Mag...
Tags: Fashion, Istanbul, Fragrantica Perfumes, Omer Ipekci


A Chypre of the XXI Century: Chypre 21 James Heeley

  The Englishman in Paris, designer James Heeley, could not stay away without getting infected with the perfumery fever. His first fragrance, Menthe Fraiche, light and fresh, was released in 2006, starting the collection, which now consists of 22 perfumes. In 2015, James Heeley launched Chypre 21, which James himself called an "ode to Parisian chic." "As from the early 20th century onwards, the... Read full article: A Chypre of the XXI Century: Chypre 21 James Heeley from Fragrantica Perfume...
Tags: Fashion, Paris, James, Fragrantica Perfumes, James Heeley, Chypre


These NFLers are obsessed with style

On Monday, Giants superstar wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. strutted into the 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium wearing a yellow double-breasted Calvin Klein suit with a turtleneck and steel-tipped boots. The yacht-chic ensemble cost a reported $5,000 — but the headlines it made were priceless. Consider Beckham walking evidence of the shift that’s happening in the NFL....
Tags: Fashion, Calvin Klein, Giants, Beckham, Odell Beckham Jr


These NFLers are obsessed about style

On Monday, Giants superstar wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. strutted into the 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium wearing a yellow double-breasted Calvin Klein suit with a turtleneck and steel-tipped boots. The yacht-chic ensemble cost a reported $5,000 — but the headlines it made were priceless. Consider Beckham walking evidence of the shift that’s happening in the NFL....
Tags: Fashion, Calvin Klein, Giants, Beckham, Odell Beckham Jr


Why these NFLers care more about style points than winning games

On Monday, Giants superstar wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. strutted into the 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium wearing a yellow double-breasted Calvin Klein suit with a turtleneck and steel-tipped boots. The yacht-chic ensemble cost a reported $5,000 — but the headlines it made were priceless. Consider Beckham walking evidence of the shift that’s happening in the NFL....
Tags: Fashion, Calvin Klein, Giants, Beckham, Odell Beckham Jr


We Tested $249 Worth Of Face Wash — & This Cleanser Was The Clear Favorite

Don't trust anyone with perfect skin who tells you they don't wash their face; you just know they're lying. And if we were to hazard a guess as to why, it's probably because they found The Cleanser — the one that vacuums pores 'til they're clean and tight, rinsing away those stubborn mascara marks hanging out under the lower lash line to leave skin baby-soft, glowy, and gorgeous — and they just don't want you to know about it. Again: not to be trusted.Instead, take it from our R29 editors, a gr...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Thailand, Don, Sam Sasso, Rachel Lubitz, Saks Fifth Avenue This, Suzy Berkowitz


Who, me?! 27 telltale signs you might be a “white gay”

There's been a lot of talk about intersectionality lately. But there's one group that's still tardy to the party when it comes to confronting systemic oppression.
Tags: Politics, Identity, Race, Lifestyle, Racism, Intersectionality, Ad Friendly, Queerty, White Privilege, White Gay


These sexy adventurers make the world safe for the rest of us. Vote for you faves!

The nominees are in, and voting has begun for the Best of Gaycities 2018.
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More Than 1,000 People Are Now Missing In The California Wildfires As Death Toll Rises

As the number of acres ravaged by the wildfires in California increase, even more alarming numbers are on the rise as more than 1,000 people are missing and at least 74 are confirmed dead.California’s deadliest wildfire on record has entered its second week and at this point has killed at least 71 people and is 50% contained. The Camp Fire alone has destroyed 9,800 homes and 146,000 acres. Butte County coroner Kory Honea told CNN that investigators have been working to get a comprehensive list ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, California, Georgia, Cnn, Airbnb, Donald Trump, Trump, Northern California, Ivanka, Butte County, Honea, Kory Honea, California Professional Firefighters, Brian K Rice


Holiday Glitter Makeup: Everything You Need To Know

This post was sponsored by wet n wild as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. If there is one thing that everyone can count on, it’s that winter makeup will always feature an abundance of glitter. The connection seems to be solidified, almost to the point of cliche: the moment the nights become longer, the makeup becomes sparklier. Unfortunately, for many women, the sudden abundance of glitter in makeup lines and sug...
Tags: Fashion, Beyonce, Makeup, Walmart, Beauty, Lipstick, Glitter, Rosegold, Eyeshadow, Lip Gloss, Makeup Tips, Luminizer, Shimmer, Walmart Grocery, Luminizers, Holiday Makeup


Keaton Jennings has become shit-hot at dropping catches

Keaton Jennings parries (all images via Sky Sports) Earlier this year, Keaton Jennings failed to catch Virat Kohli and it was one of the greatest misses we’ve ever seen. Today he failed to catch Dimuth Karunaratne and it was also of the greatest misses we’ve ever seen but in a wholly different way. Here’s how it played out. Step one: Keaton Jennings sets off to try and take a chance that doesn’t yet exist Step two: The chance becomes an actual thing that exists in reality and Keaton Je...
Tags: Sex, Sri Lanka, England cricket news, Virat Kohli, Step, Dimuth Karunaratne, Ben Foakes, Keaton Jennings, Ben Foakes Step


The New Chapter of Gucci Guilty Perfume

Gucci Guilty came out in 2010 and was followed by Gucci Guilty Pour Homme in 2011. In the meantime, Coty took over the Gucci perfumes license, and Alessandro Michele became the creative director for the house. The collection took a new direction with the launch of Gucci Guilty Absolute and Gucci Guilty Absolute pour Femme editions in 2017, made in collaboration with perfumer Alberto Morill... Read full article: The New Chapter of Gucci Guilty Perfume from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Maga...
Tags: Fashion, Gucci, Coty, Fragrantica Perfumes, Alessandro Michele, Gucci Guilty, Gucci Guilty Absolute, Gucci Guilty Pour Homme, Alberto Morill Read


How To Get Rid Of Ingrown Hairs Everywhere

It's happened to the best of us. One day, you're shaving your body like always, maybe along your bikini line or down your armpits. Then a few days later, you look down and see a few irritated-looking bumps where your hair once was. There's a good chance you've got yourself an ingrown hair."Ingrown hairs are hairs that tend to grow inwards in the follicle" New York City-based dermatologist Anita Cela, MD, explains. "It’s often hairs that are curly and coarse, and once they protrude they curl bac...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Music, New York City, Los Angeles, Queen Bee, Cela, Mari, Murad, Shays, Gina Marí, Aquaphor Advanced Therapy Healing Ointment, Jodi Shays, Queen Bee Salon Spa, Anita Cela, Humane Queen Bee Benzoyl Peroxide Amped


Rant & Rave: Restaurant’s a treat without noise and clatter

Readers rant about garment labels, rave about quiet restaurants
Tags: News, Life, Lifestyle


Annoyed that friend flirts with her husband

What should she say the next time this happens?
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Celebrating a Personal Care Win

Post sponsored by Mirum. Opinions are 100% my own. I’ve been really excited for this next week because all my kids will be home; they will be strolling in one by one each day now. We will be spending a lot of time laying around on the couch, catching up and watching football. Yes, I am a HUGE football fan. All my boys are football fanatics, and ever since my youngest began playing football 6 years ago, I live for weekends watching him play and then watching games on TV.I’ve learned all the craz...
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Why My Girlfriend Is Trying to Save Her Stepfather After Being Sexually Abused by Him?

One month ago. She said about her secret a few days ago to me. My GF is now 19. Her stepfather first physically abused her when she was 7-8. In the beginning, it was forced. But when she grew an intimacy built up between them. So, she intentionally kept having sex with her stepfather till 2016. She has not done anymore since then. She doesn’t like stepfather for abused her physically in her childhood. She blames God for what happened to her. Now she is an atheist. I said to her that she was chea...
Tags: Psychology, Family, General, Sex, Depression, Anxiety, Therapy, Teen Issues, Guilt, Parenting & Children, Abuse, Bangladesh, Sexual Abuse, Childhood Trauma, Child Sex Abuse, Trauma Therapy


Saturday Links

Links for your weekend reading: Choosing Church There are lots of reasons to avoid church, but here are the reasons to look again. Local Church, Healthy Partnerships and Sin The best reasons I need healthy partnerships are to avoid sin and for the gospel. Eleven Ways Christians Can Love One Another Here are 11 pithy suggestions for loving one another in the church. I find them helpful. Maybe you will too. Ecclesiology Matters. Especially for Elders. Perhaps we think unity on ecclesiology is seco...
Tags: Featured, Life, Links, Local Church Healthy Partnerships, Eleven Ways Christians Can Love One Another Here, Ecclesiology Matters Especially for Elders Perhaps


Thankful Thursday: Practice Thanksgiving

“The way anything is developed, is through practice practice practice practice practice practice practice practice practice and more practice.” Joyce Meyer Every Thursday we celebrate what we call ‘Thankful Thursday.’ It’s a time each week where we like to stop and focus on gratitude and especially gratitude for girlfriends. This week, we’re celebrating November and this month of Thanksgiving. What does ‘practice’ have to do with Thankful Thursday? Read and find out! A woman walks up to a stre...
Tags: Life, New York City, Friendship, Gratitude, Carnegie Hall, Joyce Meyer, Girlfriend INSPIRATION, Girlfriend Gratitude, Thankful Thursday



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