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  1. Gift Ideas For A Music Lover

    November 30, 2016 by barbara

    The gifting season has begun!  We will be celebrating Christmas in just a few more weeks.  Have you got all your shopping done?  I know that while it is fun to shop for presents but sometimes it can be pretty stressful too, especially if you have a tricky person on your gifting list.  I have one who is a music lover and I have just found a few ideas that I am going to share with you, in case you are not sure what to get that music-lover in your life.

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    iRig Karaoke Microphone from UrbanOutfitters.  All you need to do is just connect the microphone to the phone and sing your heart out.  Don’t forget to get the xlr microphone cable too.

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    Personalized Record Door Mat to make everyone feel welcomed.  Get it from UnCommonGoods.com

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    Cute pastel headphones from Modcloth.com.  Definitely a fashion statement.


  2. The Complete Guide To A Sunny Week In San Diego

    November 29, 2016 by barbara

    With all the cold weather that’s been around lately, you might find yourself dreaming of a vacation full of sunshine for next year. After months spent indoors and wrapped up in multiple duvets and blankets every night, it’s only natural that we end up craving that vitamin D as soon as Christmas is over! With the British summer usually being less than fruitful, you may want to get away as soon as possible. Most of us have managed to build our bank accounts back up from the festive period at around March/April. Plus, going away at this time of year means that you avoid high summer fares, and everywhere being busy with families. Take a couple of weeks off work (you deserve it!) and jet off to visit our transatlantic cousins in the good old US of A. If you’re looking for a warm climate, rich history and plenty of great eateries, look no further than San Diego.

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    Getting there

    San Diego is on the Western side of the continent, meaning that it’s a much further flight than if you were visiting Florida or New York. But, it is possible to do it directly. British Airways offer a direct flight going from Heathrow in London. However, with other airlines you may need to stop off somewhere. Once you arrive, though, the airport is a mere ten minute cab ride out of town, so you won’t need to trek to your accommodation.

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    After that long flight, you’re probably ready for a good night’s sleep before you even think about exploring the city! San Diego is home to a multitude of neighbourhoods, all of which have something different to offer. If you’re hoping to stay right in the midst of all the action, and love to spend a night out partying, you may want to stay in the Gaslamp Quarter. Or, perhaps you want to take advantage of the fact that San Diego offers an eclectic mix of both North American and Mexican cultures. In that case, a resort such as Ensenada is sure to keep you entertained. Whatever takes your fancy, you can search for san diego vacation rental online to find your perfect fit.

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    What to do

    It’s no surprise that San Diego is known as California’s beach city. It boasts an astonishing 70 miles of beaches and offers a range of seaside activities – there’s something to suit everyone. If you’re an adrenaline junkie, make sure you head to Black’s Beach. It’s said to have some of the best surfing waves in the whole of California. If you’re after something a bit more relaxing, Coronado beach features miles of beautiful white sand. In fact, due to some of the minerals in the sand, it quite literally sparkles in the moonlight! Another popular San Diego must-visit is at least one of the 100 breweries it is home to. Craft beer has exploded in the city over the past few years, so why not take a tour and learn all about it? There are also plenty of live music venues and museums too, so any culture vultures will be able to easily get their fix.


  3. Statement Necklaces Trend For 2017

    November 28, 2016 by barbara

    Do you know what is the current jewelry trend for Spring / Summer 2017?  We have seen chokers and bold statement necklace dominating the headlines for the past few seasons.    If you are tired of seeing these, then fear not because long necklaces are making a comeback.  Uncut material with raw stones and mineral pieces have been making appearances on the runways.  Rope necklaces are also getting popular.  Love these 2 long necklaces from Pinterest. Can’t wait to get my hands on some of them.

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  4. Black Friday And Cyber Monday Sale At EricDress

    November 25, 2016 by barbara

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    The bonanza sales day of the year is finally here.  Yes, they are Black Friday and Cyber Monday, which are the greatest shopping days of the year.    Are you feeling stressed out just thinking of going to the mall and elbowing with the rest of the shoppers for huge deals?  Have no fear because you can find all the Cyber Monday Clothing Sales here.   Ericdress has a huge range of products ranging from wedding dresses, men’s clothing, streetwear to accessories.  Their products are very affordable and high quality.  They have a team of efficient and knowledgeable customer support that offers a safe and secure purchasing environment.

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    At Ericdress, you can find crazy discounts of up to 90% off.  Yes, isn’t that amazing?  Best of all you can do your shopping in the comfort of your home.   There is no need to drive to the mall, locate a parking and wait for your turn at the cashier.  Certainly a stress-free shopping for you during this Thanksgiving weekend.  So if you are on the lookout for that pair of boots for the winter season, well, no worries because EricDress.com has got you covered.  Check out their Black Friday Boot Sales here.

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    So, wait no more and check them out now for mega savings this season. Happy Shopping!


  5. Affordable Wedding Dresses

    November 25, 2016 by barbara

    Once the engagement is over, it is time to start shopping for a wedding dress.  This is the most important part of the wedding planning journey.  It is undeniable that every woman wants her wedding dress to look the best.  After all, it is one of the few chances that a woman can go all out to look like a princess.  Having said that, this big day can add up and you would probably wear the wedding gown just once.  Luckily for brides on a budget, there are a number of options to find a beautiful wedding dress without breaking the bank.

    One great way to cut cost is to look for a dress that is more slim-fitting.  If a dress has more fabric, it is very likely to cost more.  It is also important to look out for dresses with more subtle details such as lace bodice instead of a dress that has lace from top to bottom.  A dress with embellishments around the neck or waistline is a better option than a whole crystal-studded top.  It is equally important to choose fabrics such as chiffon or less intricate laces as they are more affordable than silk or satin.

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    Check out our favourite place to shop for cheap wedding dresses – AmodaBridal.com.au with the whole site up to 95% off.    At this online wedding dress retailer, you can find a lace wedding gown to an elegant embroidery mermaid tulle gown.  There is something for everyone to choose from AmodaBridal.com.  Their beautiful collection is high quality and budget-friendly.  So get the best wedding dress online and become the centre of attention all throughout your wedding!


  6. Current Love – Embroidery Tops

    November 24, 2016 by barbara

    I have been seeing a lot of tops, dresses and pants with embroidery at my favourite stores and brands. With a dash of applique and beads, there is no doubt about it that embroidery is the current rage now.  I just love the eccentric and colourful embroidery designs. They can instantly reinvigorate an outfit and incorporate into your wardrobe to suit any occasion. I am absolutely loving these pieces from Zara.

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  7. Get Your Cheap And Quality Wedding Dresses Online

    November 23, 2016 by barbara

    Shopping for a wedding dress can be both exciting and stressful.  Wedding dresses and bridesmaids dresses are the center of attention in all weddings. Are you looking for a wedding gown or affordable bridesmaid dresses but could not find one that is within your budget?  Well, no worries at all because you can now look for your perfect wedding dress online.  Buying online saves you a lot of time in your search for the perfect wedding gown and everything can be done with just a few clicks of a mouse.  The best place to shop for dresses on your big day is at SposaDress.com.

    They are a leading online global wedding dress designer and retailer for wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses, evening dresses, cocktail dresses and more.  SposaDress.com is one of the most responsible and reliable wedding dresses producers with factories in Suzhou.  Their gorgeous collection of cheap bridal gowns, evening gowns and dresses are designed by professional designers with the finest quality fabrics.  Sposa Dress produces 1500 pieces of dresses every month.  If you are looking for a one-of-a-kind gown, you can also opt for custom-made one.

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    It is really very simple to select the dress of your choice.  You can browse through their extensive collection of quality and beautiful wedding gowns which comes in all kinds of styles and hues.  Whether you are looking for A-line, straplessless, knee-length or plus size dress, SposaDress has got you covered.   Its website is easy to navigate and you can look through the categories located on the left bar. Then you can narrow down your search according to the different wedding theme, fabric or neckline. Some of its stunning collection are available at 50% off right now. So, hurry over and check out Sposa Dress today for wedding dresses that are amazingly affordable and beautiful.

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  8. The Benefits Of Coconut Oil

    November 23, 2016 by barbara

    Coconut oil has a host of wonderful benefits which can use daily.  I use coconut oil as makeup remover.  I am going to try the dandruff treatment soon.  Have you incorporated coconut oil into your daily beauty regime?

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  9. Building The Perfect Bathroom For You

    November 22, 2016 by barbara

    Your bathroom is one of the key rooms in your house so you need to treat it like it is. By giving it a magnificent makeover, you will get that perfect shine that modern bathrooms have in abundance.

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    With 2017 just around the corner, what better way to see in the year with a new improved bathroom? One that follows the current fashion trends and makes your neighbours go green with envy. Let’s start with the decor. Your dull white walls are stuck in the past. Why not cover your walls with stone and get that amazing relaxing haven vibe? It will not only look cool but also give you that modern touch which has been missing for a while. You could also do the same effect with the sink and with the mirrors. Your lighting also needs to be changed. Your bathroom is going to be beautiful so why not highlight this fact with a spotlight in each corner? Those days of a one light system are definitely over. Make the most of your bathroom and flaunt it outrageously.

    You don’t want to be standing up in the bath tub and slipping around all the time do you? Well, if you purchase one of these en vogue shower pods, then you won’t be for much longer. Your bathroom is so big that you can keep the bathtub too; as a relaxing alternative for those chilled out Sundays. With a shower pod, wet floors are firmly in the past and you are in the present with these new designs. Acquire a heated towel rack. This should be a high priority item. Not only are they reasonable to purchase but also they provide you with an amazing warm sensation coming out of the hot shower. Nobody wants to dry themselves whilst shivering! You could also look into getting a bidet to wash those areas we sometimes forget about. Although extremely common in Europe, it’s never really caught on here. But why don’t you start a new trend and see where there’s space in your newly designed area of paradise.

    Why not treat yourself to a smooth marble floor instead of your rough and ready carpet? It will add elegance and style to your bathroom and add to the cave and beach effect that your now beautiful bathroom is undertaking. Wood is also coming back into trend and you could celebrate this fact by adding a wooden cabinet or two. Where else are you going to store your vast collection of perfumes and aftershaves? Finally, get rid of all the unnecessary clutter. Your bathroom should be minimalist and only contain the essentials, so say goodbye to that old chest of drawers and that rocking chair you randomly put in there one day.

    Your bathroom is meant to be a haven and should create a relaxing, stress free break from modern life. With all these new amazing features, you’ll never want to leave.


  10. The Must-Have Accessories For Winter

    November 19, 2016 by barbara

    Depending on where you are in the world it might still be looking a lot like fall. Other areas will look and feel like the full throws of winter. But with colder temperatures, comes different fashion and accessories. It is great to be able to bundle up in chunky knit sweaters, leggings and ankle booties. But what else should we be styling ourselves in this winter? Here are some of the must-have accessories for the season.

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    Hat or Beanie

    It is incredibly important to keep your head warm in winter. We lose a lot of heat through our heads, so it is good to cover up. The best thing is, though, there are so many stylish options when it comes to headwear. You could go for a slouchy beanie hat, on the days when you are a little more dressed down. Pom pom beanies are still a big trend in headwear this winter. So you could get a brand like Pomskii this year. Fedora hats are a big trend too (a woollen one, rather than a straw one). Style with a long coat and boots and you will look good as well as be keeping warm.

    Elegant Jewelry

    Summer is the best time for statement jewellery. In winter, you are covered up more and use layers. So a bold necklace can get lost when wearing a scarf, for example. So keep your jewellery elegant and simple this winter. Long pendant necklaces are a good look, as they can peek through when wearing a scarf. Keep rings straightforward too. Too many gems on a ring can get caught when putting on gloves. So choose a ring with just one or two stones, much like the Tacori rings range.

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    Socks Full of Color

    When you have been out in the rain or snow, you will be taking your boots or shoes off when you are at home. So having some bright and fun winter socks will be really neat. Everyone will see them, so it is better to have some bright ones. Somewhere like Forever 21 does a great range of socks.

    Stylish Sunglasses

    Don’t be fooled by the word winter. You can still get plenty of bright sunny days in winter. So having a stylish pair of sunglasses is a must. It can help you when driving in the sun, as well as just walking out and about. If there is ice and snow, the sun can seem even brighter. So it is safer when driving to have sunglasses on.

    Protective Gloves

    Our hands can really feel the cold in winter. The blood flows to our major organs to keep them warm when it is cold outside. So our extremities can feel the coldest. So it is important to keep them warm with gloves. It is a good idea to moisturize your hands before putting your gloves on. Then they will stay hydrated, rather than getting cracked or sore. It might even be worth investing in a pair of designer gloves, as better material will protect the delicate skin.