Friday, March 29, 2013

Weekend Recommend

1. Fake sexy legs with...


Taupe heels


Because...


Taupe replaced nude as the "it" color for shoes.

You might not need faking, but a pair of bare legs look mighty sexy in the heels below.






2. Read...


No Easy Day: The First Hand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama Bin Laden  
(by Mark Owen)


Because...


Don't you want to find out what really happened in that Pakistani compound? 

Events were far different than what media fabricated.

The book was so intense, I couldn't put it down.


 


3. Also read...


American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History

(By Chris Kyle)

Because...


Everyone needs to be humbled.

In the book, former seal Chris Kyle, who passed away in early 2013, gives first-person accounts of our nation's most recent war -- a war that will fill the history books of our children's children's children.
 
You won't find sniper tactics here (thank God), but terrifying tales from the battle front, and heartbreaking stories of loss.

You'll feel grateful for those who risk their lives, so you can sleep soundly at night, celebrate with family, blog about makeup and fashion, and text or tweet or snap chat (whatever that means).

Your problems will seem trifling.

You will be humbled. I don't care who you are. Lawyer, doctor, C.E.O -- you are all gonna be humbled.

The freedom you enjoy is not free; someone is risking their life defending it.
 




4. Eat cake...

 

And enjoy every bite.


Because...


Just when I was feeling bad about turning 35 -- I'm so old! -- I read Kyle's book (see recommendation above).

An 18-year-old marine died in his arms. He didn't get a chance to turn 35. 

He didn't even get a chance to turn 21.

Why am I complaining about turning 35?

Celebrate. Eat cake. Enjoy every single birthday. Because somewhere, someone is risking their life to give you the opportunity to get old.



   
 

5. Learn about SEO at...

 

SEO Samba


Because...


SEO is important for your blog's web presence. 

Why do you blog? So people read it. No one's gonna read your blog if it can't be found.  

SEO Samba offers an assortment of services and software, including seo website design, web marketing software, and seo software.

For pricing and quotes, visit website here
 


 

6. Tone your skin with...


Clinique Clarifying Lotion


Because...


Regular toning purifies and moisturizes skin, and gives skin a balanced pH. 

The toner below (by Clinique) is refreshing, fragrance-free, and good for all skin types.

 

       

Thanks for reading.

 

Have a wonderful weekend!

 

10 comments:

  1. I love those taupe heels and yes, enjoy every birthday! It's a celebration.

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  2. Those heels are so cute, and just a great post & tips as always !!!
    xoxo
    Christy

    http://www.am2pmchic.com/

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  3. You know I just purchased toner for the first time in YEARS and am loving it again - it's such a great skincare step! And also thank you for the book recommendations - I have No Easy Day but have yet to get cracking on it, now's a good time :)

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  4. Those boots are so great! Love it! : )

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  5. Hi there, just stopping by to say how delightful your blog is. Thanks so much for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris
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  6. wow--those books sound intense!! have a happy weekend :)

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  7. I can't believe I haven't follow you on Bloglovin' yet! Just did. Enjoy your Easter weekend.

    xo Jo

    http://www.whiterosesandcoffee.com/

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  8. Wishing you a very happy Easter!

    Melissah from Country Style Chic

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  9. Great post <3

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