HOW TO: Love Water, Every Way

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While summer is coming to a close, it’s important to keep up with the obsessive intake of our beloved H2O all throughout the year. As Labor Day nears, I’m still adamantly committed to prolonging those summer, sunny days.

So, you may or may not be into water the way that a fish might be interested in immersing themselves…but here are a few ways that you can get creative, and produce some flavorful ways to intake that sweet little element that makes us who we are.

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It’s mid-August and we’re reminiscing about July already. Here’s another Instagram wrap up, starting with a “twinning” for Amanda and ending with a stuffed smoked meat sandwich. YUM.

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OOTD – Art Event/Gala/Cocktail Party

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Invited to an art gallery event, a cocktail party, or a movie premiere gala? So exciting! But what to wear to these interesting occasions that ask for a dress-code of “casual-chic”? What does that mean? Defining a dress code doesn’t have to be a headache, because here are 3 Art Gala viable outfits you can choose from!

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Summer-Proof Your Makeup

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Summer is in full swing, and so is the heat. The intense heat and humidity of the summer months means your makeup’s likely going to melt right off your face. There are simple steps you can take to ensure you’re summer-proofing your look; read on to find out how to keep your makeup looking fresh, even in the hottest weather.

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DIY – Lace Sandals

Lace Sandals DIY

Have a pair of boring sandals you’d like to spruce up? We’ve got just the dash of sexy and girly to update your strappy sandal. All it takes is lace and super glue, how easy is that?!

Lace Sandals DIY

1. Find a strip of lace long enough to wrap around your ankle.

2. Super glue the lace around the ankle strap of each sandal.

3. Wait for it to dry and now you have a new pair of updated sandals. 

This black beauty goes well with almost every type of outfit. Sandals bought from China inspired me to recreate another pair because of how simple it could be. Lace is a classic that makes anything more feminine. Make sure your shoes are comfy and see how far they’ll take you. Mine sure lasted me throughout Asia; see how I styled them!

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Lace Sandals

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