An ongoing love affaire with all things fashionable, tasty and fun

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Fashion:

Peeking into the closet of a celebrity or fashion crushes is such a fun experience – You get to see how they organize their goodies, all the fabulous pieces they’ve collected, learn where they picked things up over the years… As I’m sure you’ve picked up I have a bit of a fashion crush on Revenge’s Ashley Madekwe {Links You’ll Love & Looks of the Week} so I was thrilled when I saw that The Coveteur was offering us a peek into her closet – The Girl, The Closet, The Shoot.

Sweaters are a Must Have for layering in the Fall and Winter so finding some chic ones should be at the top of your To Do List – Be sure to check out WhoWhatWhere’s Under $150: Fancy Sweaters for some great tips.

Planning a tropical get away for the chilly Winter months this year? Or booking tickets for some fun in the sun? Be sure to look at Fabulous at Every Age: Resort Chic from Harper’s Bazaar for some inspiration on what to pack.

I’m loving the Baroque trend for Fall – It’s dramatic, rich, eye-catching, and oh-so-luxurious. Don’t believe me? Check out I Love Green Inspiration’s collection of fabulous photos showcasing this trend – All the ingredients for the Baroque recipe.

Having great skin gives you a boost every single day, so why not try some of these fabulous tips from Refinery 29 – 8 Beauty Tricks That Work While You Sleep.

Health & Fitness:

I’m madly in love with the new slow cooker that my parents got me for my birthday so I’m constantly on the lookout for fun new recipes to try – Write With Us: Slow Cooker Recipes.

Obesity and diabetes are epidemics sweeping through this country – Epidemics that can be stopped with proper nutrition and exercise. Being well-educated on these topics really could save your life – Why We All Need a Pre-Diabetes Diet.

Properly fueling your workouts is important, in addition to water and coconut water, you need to be sure that you’re consuming the right fats, sugars, and nutrients both before AND after a sweat session. Read 10 Best Fitness Foods For Women from Women’s Health for some tips that can help you plan your meals.

Gluten-Free apple crisp serving

Sometimes skipping dessert is not an option. But that doesn’t mean you have to reach for packaged, processed, or pre-make sweets. Why not whip up a healthy treat instead? Try The Wannabe Chef’s Gluten-Free Apple Crisp for a tasty, guilt-free indulgence.

If you’re embarking on a new fitness regime or trying to slim down for the holidays tracking the foods that you consume is a great tool to ensure that you’re aware of what you’re eating and your portion sizes. Luckily in this age of smart phones there are plenty of apps that will make this even easier – 5 Awesome Apps For Calorie Counts.

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3 responses

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  2. This post is great! The idea is incredibly good and sweet to spread some love! and I appreciate so much you have selected my post! It’s time to go to sleep for me! goodnight! xxx

    December 3, 2012 at 3:30 PM

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