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13 Halloween Makeup Ideas & Tutorial

No other holiday piques my interest or sparks my inner creative genius quite like Halloween. Is it the spooky ambiance? Is it the ghoulish decor? Or is it the opportunity to momentarily embody someone (or something) else?

For myself, it’s a nice blend of the above — with an emphasis on the latter.

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Bohemian Décor: Steals & Splurges

As an introvert, I am a creature of comfort whose safe haven is their home. And, as a woman who veers on the side of artsy, I am a lover of captivating aesthetics. This combination fuels my passion for interior design.

Now, add in the fact that I am a bit of a hippie —raised by a reformed free spirit who graduated the class of 1970— my tastes gravitate towards the channeling of years past. The eclectic mediums, vibrant colors, and disheveled charm of bohemian decor excite me.

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Sh*t Women Do

I’ll take ‘What is “Give the extra weight on their bodies nicknames” for 500, Alex.’

Yes. I am here to poke fun. No. I am not doing so with ill intent. Yes. I have multiple close female friends. No. Most of them don’t want to punch me in the face – a majority of the time.

Moving on.

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5 Reasons You Might Benefit from a Facebook Hiatus

We exist in a world where narcissism is more prevalent than compassion, the word “selfies” has been added to Merriam-Webster’s, and a person’s every thought is uploaded at such rapid succession that little is left to the imagination.

Could it be time to break the cycle?

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3 Reasons Not To Fear 30

Thirty. Dun, dun, dun.

The word itself can cause uproar in the hearts and minds of even the most collected of women. For some, it can feel like the end of an era. No more long nights of partying. No more casual recklessness. No more twenties. For others, this particular milestone can become a pivotal point where ‘past you’ swore that ‘present you’ would have accomplished (insert here) by this date.

If you promised yourself that you’d be a biochemical engineer or a homeowner by 30 and instead you’re waiting tables and sharing a small apartment with a roommate, it’s easy to feel like you’ve fallen short of your own expectations. All of a sudden your future self is your current self and you still haven’t earned that damned Nobel Peace Prize.

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