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TRAVEL RITUALS TO MAKE TRAVEL A BREEZE

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One thing I find irrationally annoying in life is waiting for checked baggage at the airport.  If I’m returning, I just want to get home.  If I’m arriving, I just want to get going.  Milling around a clanking, crowded baggage carousel is the least appealing thing I can imagine after a day of travel. By…
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RECIPE: SLOW COOKER MULLED CIDER

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I have a confession for you: I really dislike Halloween. The effort of combing through thrift stores for a creative ensemble that I will wear all of a few hours, walking up to strangers doorsteps, and the sugar overdoses of Halloweens past. It’s all a recipe for my least favorite holiday. So this Halloween my…
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TUESDAY UNDER $10: QUIRKY MOTHER’S DAY CARDS

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I know we’re on a card kick over here at She’s Charming, but I’ll say it again: cards are such an inexpensive, quirky, fun way to brighten someone’s day. When I give a card, my goal is that they will love it so much they won’t ever want to throw it away. And who deserves…
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Living Room: How To Style A Pouf

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Poufs have always been one of those decorating mysteries that I couldn’t quite understand. Are they necessary or are they just nice? Does a living room ever really need one?   Well, I suppose a room never needs to have a pouf, but over the years I’ve really discovered that they can easily add that extra something…
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HOW AM I SUPPOSED TO FEEL AFTER A CATCALL?

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I am slightly embarrassed by how easily I can be affected by another person’s words. Last Friday night, one of my closest friends and I were walking to Target to do some shopping. We had walked at most 100 yards from campus when someone honked at us and yelled profanities from their open car window.…
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DIY: DESTROY YOUR DENIM

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If I’m being honest, I thought destroyed denim was going to be a phase. Clearly I stand corrected because those ripped skinny jeans are still hanging around with a vengeance. A few months back I even started looking into buying a pair, but I was never quite satisfied with the hole placement or the degree…
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Decor Crush: White Subway Tile

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From the kitchen to the bathroom, white tile brings freshness to any room. I’ve really been gravitating toward clean lines and simple design, which can be subtly brought into a room through some white subway tile. It’s has an industrial look, yet when it’s paired with softer elements, it creates a dynamic and interesting decor…
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TUESDAY UNDER $10: GARLANDS

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As I slowly decorate our apartment, one of the largest problems I’ve faced is how to fill a big, empty wall on a budget. All I want to do is buy some big, gorgeous piece of artwork (obviously expensive), or a clump of small framed pieces. But with each individual piece and all the frames,…
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THINGS TO BE THANKFUL FOR THIS MONDAY

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It’s Monday and I’m refilling my coffee cup for the third time to ward off the yawning. I’m trying to be more thankful for the little things, and as cliche as it may be, it really makes a difference. Wherever you are in life or location, here are some universals on this Monday to be…
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The Importance of Decorating

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Fashion and decor often get a bad rap. They are seen by many as frivolous and indulgent, materialistic and unimportant. While a Pinterest-perfect home is far from necessary, a home that makes you smile surely is. Whether you have a home full of coveted antiques, cool modern furniture, or nothing but IKEA, if your home…
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