I’m so excited for this gift guide for the beauty lover! It’s packed full of all of my favorite products. I personally have tried and use each and every one of these. I’ve included my favorite hair products, makeup selects, and skincare. I can say with 100% confidence that you can’t go wrong with any of these picks for the beauty guru in your life! Be sure to visit the Holiday Shop to see the rest of my gift guides – they’ll be going up every Wednesday and Saturday until Christmas! 1 / Face Mask – I’ve tried several face masks, and…

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VLOGMAS: Episode 2
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VLOGMAS: Episode 2

Welcome back for Episode #2 of VLOGMAS!  If you missed the first one, you can watch it here. Day 2 is full of my current hair care routine (and getting inches cut off my hair!), open deliveries for upcoming projects, and go out on a date night Ryan had planned! New videos will be coming Monday through Friday during the month of December, so be sure to SUBSCRIBE HERE so you don’t miss a post. Thanks so much for watching! Video by The M.A. Times Shop the Post  

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VLOGMAS: EPISODE 1
Apex, North Carolina

VLOGMAS: EPISODE 1

Welcome to VLOGMAS: Episode 1! If you’re new to following, Vlogmas is where I will vlog every day (Monday-Friday) all throughout the month of December. To help make things easier to follow, CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE so you never miss a post. I’m so looking forward to sharing this month with you – Ryan and I are having the best time getting to share more of our daily lives and this next chapter of The M.A. Times with you! Video by The M.A. Times SHOP HOLIDAY DECOR SHOP THE POST  

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How To Dress Festively for Casual Holiday Events
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How To Dress Festively for Casual Holiday Events

While I love any excuse in the book for an opportunity to throw on something sequined and sparkly, there are so many occasions this time of year that don’t necessarily call for something quite so glam. Though plenty of holiday parties will require such a dress code (stay tuned for an exciting glam lookbook coming soon!), I’m finding myself reaching for my casual holiday pieces more often than not. For occasions like these, I have two looks I usually go for. The first is a cozy sweater dress with knee-high boots and a classic pair of earrings. To make the…

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Gift Guide: Tech Gifts for the Home
Apex, North Carolina

Gift Guide: Tech Gifts for the Home

I blame it on the new homeowner in me (or maybe it’s just part of becoming an adult) but receiving things for my home is one of my favorite things as of late. Whether it’s a new light fixture or something to make it safer or more efficient, they are some of life’s little pleasures that I enjoy most. If you have someone in your life who recently bought a home, or just loves to put their energy into making their house as up-to-date as possible, I’ve rounded up a few of my favorite tech gifts for home below! Be…

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Best of Holiday Sweaters & Boots Under $120
Apex, North Carolina

Best of Holiday Sweaters & Boots Under $120

Two of my favorite things about dressing for this season: sweaters and boots! The cozier I can get, the better. My daily uniform always consists of a snuggly sweater, and some variation of boots. When I’m dressing this way all season long, I want to be able to switch it up a bit without breaking the bank. While I believe it is good to invest in quality basics that you can keep for a lifetime, I also believe that sometimes season staples like sweaters and boots can have amazing selects for under $120 if you know the right brands to…

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Gift Guide: Shopping for Friends & Co-Workers (Under $25)
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Gift Guide: Shopping for Friends & Co-Workers (Under $25)

I can’t believe the first day of December is the end of this week! That means calendars are about to fill up with holiday parties and various gift-giving events – places you can’t show up empty handed to! It’s times like these that call for just a small trinket and a hand-written note to show your appreciation for an invite, or appreciation for a best friend or co-worker. I’ve rounded up ten of my top under $25 picks below! Be sure to visit the Holiday Shop to see the rest of my gift guides – they’ll be going up every…

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VLOG: Our Annual Friendsgiving
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VLOG: Our Annual Friendsgiving

In this video, celebrate Thanksgiving and Friendsgiving with us, and join us to put up our outdoor holiday decorations! UP NEXT Get ready for at least one video per week, published every Tuesday. There may be occasional weeks with a surprise extra video going live, so be sure to subscribe so you’ll be the first to know! SUBSCRIBE If you like what you see, don’t forget to like the video and hit the SUBSCRIBE button! We will be having more regularly published videos coming your way soon – thank you so much for watching and all of your continued support! As usual,…

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Navigating Cyber Monday Sales
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Navigating Cyber Monday Sales

 Turtleneck Sweater (30% off today) | Leggings (similar, on sale) I’m back with another round of sales! Many of the sales are the same as Black Friday, but you’ll find updated codes for Cyber Monday (as well as a few of my favorite picks) below. Today is the last day to shop the Shopbop sale, and my favorite turtleneck sweater (pictured here) is 30% off and selling out fast! I’ll be updating the shop bars throughout the day today as things start selling out – so be sure to check back to see more selects. Happy shopping! Shopbop // Get 20% off $200,…

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Gift Guide: For the Well-Dressed Kitchen
Apex, North Carolina

Gift Guide: For the Well-Dressed Kitchen

It’s time for another speciality gift guide – and this one is for the person in your life who takes pride in their kitchen and cooking! Though I’m not the best chef, I do like to have what I call a “well-dressed kitchen.” It’s a place I like to spend time, have my morning coffee, and be surrounded my simple things that make me smile. A few of these I have and absolutely love, and a couple are things on my wish list for this year. Be sure to check out the full “For Home Holiday Shop“, and scroll through…

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