There is nothing like the heat of summer to make a gal want to flaunt her nails. Luckily, keeping your tips polished and hip this summer is surprisingly simple. If you can remember four words, then commit these: bold, charm, simple and shape.
As a busy budget babe, I’m all for ways to save money and time without cutting any of my beauty habits. Over the years I’ve accumulated seasonal beauty tips for less, which means that I can fit them in on a Sunday afternoon or those few minutes between work and dinner. Here are my favorite five-dollar […]
Looking for a way to relax without dropping serious coins on a massage? Consider taking a relaxing bath. When done right, your muscles will relax. Your skin will hydrate. Knots will dissipate. Stress will evaporate. And it won’t cost you much. They key is to know how to take a relaxing bath. Here are the […]
As a fan of the motto “it’s all how you wear it” for women of all shapes and sizes, I’m always interested in how women do it. A few weeks ago, I had a friend, a self-proclaimed plus-size and a total fashionista, give me the 411 on plus size trends for spring 2013. Here’s the […]
This post is inspired by one of our TBF readers, Margaret, who says: My mom and I are planning a trip to New York this summer as my 18th birthday present and we are going to be staying in Times Square and I was hoping you could tell me about some of the thrift, vintage, […]
I’ve always had a love-hate relationship with shorts. When I was in college, my motto was “the shorter the better,” and whether they were cotton, jean, or track, my shorts were always several inches above my knee (and likely barely one below my butt). This look, however, has been shed as I’ve traversed in to my […]
I’m a rather low-maintenance gal, so I’m always on the lookout for easy ways to do my hair that don’t require a flat iron, hundreds of bobby pins, or multiple squirts of hairspray. Luckily, this spring, the 2013 trend for hair is the scarf, and in respect to hair, this means headband.
Whether they are online or in hard copy, I’ve always been a fan of fashion magazines. Perhaps it’s my ADD, maybe it’s the fact that you can pack in the best of the best from several runway shows all at your finger tips — but I think magazines are some of the most efficient and […]
Spring is here, in weather and in look, and I’m super excited to trade my wool socks and tall leather boots in for wedges and skirts. I’m also extra thrilled that spring fashion this year is trending on soft and bright colors, ruffles, and silky materials- three of my favorite things! However, ever since I made […]
One of my fondest childhood memories is of Easter. I believed in the bunny, and when I woke up I was greeted by a scatter of jelly beans leading a trail across my bedroom door. Following the beans, I was led down the hall and out on to our front porch, down the stairs and […]