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Saturday, September 20, 2014

Tiny Prints free mug!

Christmas will be here in a couple months. Tiny Prints is a great place to get personalized gifts. I have used them quite a bit in the past. I have gotten many products, including Christmas cards from them. Love them!

Tiny Prints Free Mug

All customers right now can get one free mug. FREE! 3 Days Only- Now through 11:59pm (PT) September 23, 2014. Promo Code: MUGSEP14

There is no minimum purchase required for this promotion. Offer is not applicable to previously placed orders, shipping, taxes, rush processing charges, or greeting cards. This promotion code cannot be combined with other offers. Offer is only valid on Tiny Prints and is not applicable to third party or partner websites. To prevent fraud or abuse, we reserve the right to discontinue or modify this offer or cancel any order.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

How to Determine Which Shade of Red Hair Color is Best for You

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Fall is a perfect time to try some red hues. If you have ever fantasized about being a redhead, here are some basic tips to help you find your perfect shade.

Red Hair for Fall
First, decide if your skin has warm or cool undertones. Hold a piece of white paper up to your face:
  • If your skin coloring appears to be pink, you’re cool.
  • If it appears yellow or olive, you’re warm.
You can also look to the color of your eyes:
  • If you have brown eyes, warmer colors will compliment you more. Choose golden and coppery red shades.
  • If your eyes are light, like blue or green, choose a cooler red with mahogany or deep chestnut undertones.
Fair skin: A light strawberry blonde is beautiful.  Avoid mahogany tones that pale your already fair skin. (I just dyed my hair a strawberry blonde. I'm rather pale.)
Medium skin: You can handle a deeper red, because there is more tone in your skin.  A medium coppery light brown or auburn shade would be gorgeous. Avoid wine shades that bring out yellow in the skin.
Dark skin: Go with a dark auburn to a mahogany red or a rich, chestnut brown. Avoid intense shades of red, as they can bring out subtle green undertones in dark skin.

A few things to consider when going red:

  • Watch out when coloring over existing color. It could effect the tone and depth of the red you desire. Do a strand test before coloring all over.
  • Add a gloss between colorings to keep your red vibrant. You can choose a clear gloss or a tinted one that will wake up and extend your color.
  • Red color tends to fade more quickly, so it’s essential that you use a shampoo and conditioner formulated for color treated hair, such as Madison Reed's Madison Reed nourishing, color enhancing shampoo and conditioner set, to protect and extend your color.
Right now get 50% off your first purchase at Madison-Reed.com with the code FALLHAIRCOLOR.

Sunday's Jacksonville zoo trip (Wordless Wednesday)

Last Sunday we got rained out of the zoo so, we ended up at Chuck E Cheeses. This Sunday the weather was great. It was a little too humid but still fun.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Little Passports Fundraising For Your School!

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Planning a fundraiser at your child's school? Little Passports is the perfect partner, with an award-winning educational product that kids and parents love.

Here's how it works: your community shops at Little Passports and we donate 15% back to your school. They even have a flyer to help you spread the word. Get more information here: www.littlepassports.com/schools. The fundraising period is from October 21-28 and the deadline to sign-up is October 10th so check it out today! Click on the banner in this post.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Polyvore: Boys Fashion: Vol 8: Mario

Time for more boy fashion inspiration! Since Brayden has been in school I have absolutely loved picking his outfits everyday. Brayden has never been big on clothes. He only wears it if we're going somewhere. At home he just hangs out in his underwear.

I often put Brayden in jeans or shorts, and a tee. Most of the items in this collage are from Old Navy/Gap and Target. My favorite things on this collage are the jeans (BOTH of my boys need them now) and the green Yoshi shirt. Yoshi is and always has been my favorite Nintendo character. Brayden loves him because he's a dinosaur.

What's your favorite Nintendo character?

(Click the middle to PIN it and click read more to see where everything is from.)