Reading Material for Fashionistas

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fashion books

 

 

I love to read and I love fashion so when the two worlds collide it makes me happy. Recently I was introduced to several great books all based on fashion some for me and some for my girls. IN our family you always get a book on your birthday and at Christmas, it’s a thing my mom always did and we do it too. I love books and I want to foster a love of books in my girls so finding books on subjects they love is something I try to do.

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DIY Fashion: How to Upcycle a Shirt into a Scarf or Headband

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upcycle shir to headband scarf

 

During my latest closet purge I had ended up with a pile of barely worn shirts with great prints. Most of the time I donate these items but this time I had visions of cute infinity scarves and headbands. My girls and I spent an afternoon cutting up my old shirt making upcycled headbands and upcycled infinity scarves. These DIY fashion accessories not only look cute but are fun to make and easy on the budget (FREE). Best of all we were able to use almost all of the shirt to make several items. Out of a size medium women’s v-neck shirt we made 3 infinity scarves ( 2 of which easily convert to a headband and 2 preschool age headband. My girls immediately claimed the scarves and headbands but they worked on me just as easily.

How to turn your old shirt into a head band and infinity scarf with a fun upcycle fashion project!

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Signs It’s Time to Start Potty Training

The following is a sponsored post on behalf of Boudreaux’s, all opinions are my own.

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Once again I am potty training a child, this is number 5 and despite my fear that it would never happen, it did and just like the others it happened quickly. One thing I have learned through all of my potty training experiences is that there are signs to tell you when it’s time to start potty training. Now before you think, I know the potty training signs, I am talking about a few other signs. Yes the potty training experts and doctors all suggest the following signs of readiness and I agree they are key signs. Continue Reading

How to Keep Your Hair Fabulous Plus Homemade Hair Highlights

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healthy hair homemade highlights

 

Since I was a little girl my mom washed my hair in the kitchen sink with a mixture of apple cider vinegar and water. This may sound like a strange thing to do but it is really great for your hair. The apple cider strips all the product buildup from your hair and leaves it feeling very soft, silky and clean. On top of the natural cleansing aspects the apple cider vinegar will bring out any natural red highlights you have in your hair. Are you a blonde or want blonde highlights? You can use lemon juice instead and you will get the same results. Continue Reading