October 4, 2015

10 Easy Party Hair Styles

Twisted Wrapped Bun tutorial

As the holidays approach and we start seeing beautifully decorated homes, amazing holiday fashion and talk of festivities galore, I look in the mirror and realized I’ve gotten into my same ponytail rut. Any long time readers know that this […]

Defying Your Age: Hair Tips for Looking Younger

Back of hair after cut

These are some of my best friends – all over 40 and 50, but they look better now than when I first met them. Our third son was just four months old and I was juggling having three boys in […]

30 Second “Pony Tail Rut” Buster

30 second Up Do via @beautyandbedlam

Last week, I posted on Facebook and Instagram this super quick 30 second braided “bun” that I literally created while I was sitting at the computer reading, and you all wanted to know how to do it. I almost feel […]

Frugal Fashionista “Red Carpet” LA Style

banana republic look

Thrift store shopping is not for the faint of heart, nor is it the place to shop when you need the perfect outfit immediately. I always recommend that people shop way ahead of time for that “perfect” look, in fact, […]

Tips for Choosing a Hair Stylist & Going For a Big Change (mine: 4 inches)

before cut

Throughout college, I worked as a receptionist in a really nice hair salon. It was always interesting for me to find out how people choose a good hair stylist. For first time visitors, that was often the first question I […]

Easy Half Braid (perfect for long or shorter hair)

Easy Half Braid

Over the last few weeks, I’ve gotten a little side tracked from my 30 Days – 30 Ways Hair Challenge, but we’re definitely on our way again.  Many friends have shared that since they never mastered how to hold three […]

Embrace the Hair Challenge: Be Inspired – Bald is Beautiful

heather hat

It’s been fun sharing some creative hair inspiration, and considering I am only about 1/3 of the way through my 30 days of posting ideas, it will definitely continue. What I am sharing today is the most important Hair Challenge […]

Hair Challenge: Twist & Pin – Perfect style for long and short hair length

Twist and Pin hair STyle

I’ve had a fun “play around with my hair” week, and my apologies for not posting any new styles for our 30 Days (that’s spread out through a few months) hair challenge.  I’ve officially dug myself out of my pony […]

Fanciful Fun Pony Tail for Longer Hair

elegant pony tail

Trying to find easy, yet simple ways to dress up my pony tail has become my hair mission. Since every time I get my hair cut, I sit in the stylist chair and remind them I am really flexible, AS […]

The Sara: Easy Curled Up-Do (that looks like you styled it all day)

easy up do

Are you having fun with our 30 Days – 30 Ways Hair Challenge? Remember, the goal is not  necessarily to be “Red Carpet Ready” every day, but just to encourage ourselves to get out of our rut. I find that […]

Side Pony Tail Twist (& a hint of frugal fashion)

side pony tail

I’ve been the queen of the side pony tail. But then last week, I showed you the inverted pony tail which is another fun and easy look. In my opinion, any traditional pony tail creates a hint of drama when […]

30 Days – 30 Ways Hair Challenge – Inverted Pony Tail Styles

easy inverted pony tail styles

It’s Day One of my 30 days – 30 ways hair challenge, and while I won’t be posting every day about “all things hair,” I thought I would ease us into a very simple style that has fabulous options. My […]

30 Days – 30 Ways Hair Challenge

30 days 30 ways hair

This month is going to be fun! I am officially inviting you to join me for the 30 days – 30 ways Hair Challenge. A few weeks ago, I casually mentioned at the end of my Frugal Fashionista “Covering the […]

Frugal Tips for Transitioning Daytime Looks into Nighttime Glamour

eyes -vaseline

Glancing at the clock, I realized time had slipped away. I knew my husband’s office dinner party started in a few hours, but I needed to confirm the time. “Jen? People are heading over there in thirty minutes,” he confirmed. […]

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