Put it to the Test: Giovanni Hair Care Routine

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Another month, another hair care line to test out! I’ve been getting so many hair care samples lately that my hair has never looked so good! This month I’ve been putting the Giovanni 2Chic line to the test and man, has it been getting tested in this Michigan weather lately. I raved about a cleanser from Giovanni a few months ago and they since contacted me asking if I would like to try more of their products and I have the opportunity to share many of them today. This post is just going to be an overview, for some of the other products like hair wipes or body products, I’m going to dedicate separate posts. Let’s see how they fared…

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The Weekly Recap + Nordstrom Gift Card Giveaway

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I made it through the week! To say this week has been crazy for me is 110% an understatement. I’m spending this weekend prepping for an awards ceremony I’m attending for work Monday evening and that included running out for a last minute dress! Which, I’m proud to say I found for under $50 – I’m a budget-shopping babe! But to reward anyone else who’s having a busy or tough month, I’m giving away a $15 e-gift card to Nordstrom, in honor of the new month! Details to enter are at the bottom of this post.

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Five Hacks to Turn Your Space into a Personal Movie Theater

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Happy Monday! It seems like the weekend has flown by yet again but I spent it in the best of ways – watching movies! It’s been a cold, rainy weekend in MI and there’s no better way to relax than hanging out on the couch with all the essentials. I finished up my taxes on Saturday (finally) and I finally started putting my new Walmart Family Mobile PLUS Plan to use finding movies, plan my new personal movie theater space and more, right from my couch!

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Trend to Watch: Gingham Sneakers

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I was shopping in Target again over the weekend (major surprise, there!) when the BF spotted these shoes and I was told I had to buy them! He was right, these are the most adorable pair of sneakers I’ve every owned and I’m seriously considering going back to buy a back up pair. Most of the summer I usually only wear my Sperry’s but I’m starting to get on the sneaker trend this year. I bought my first pair of white Adidas a few weeks ago and fell in love so naturally these gingham sneakers were the perfect addition to my shelf! Side note, white Adidas, gingham sneakers and my Sperry’s have basically completed my summer wardrobe in only three pairs of shoes – what a steal.

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The Weekly Recap + Links I Love and Starbucks Winner

Happy Sunday! This week’s recap is a little bit late due to losing power yesterday – Michigan has just been getting hammered with wind storms and snow in the past week and our power finally gave out yesterday. We ended up going out for brunch, Target (YAS.) and shopping while we waited for it to come back on so it was quite a busy Saturday. Before we get into the links, thank you to everyone who entered the Starbucks giveaway! There can only be one winner but check back on April 1 when I upload a new gift card giveaway to an even more exciting store! Without further ado, the winner of the Starbucks $15 e-gift card is…Michele C! Congrats Michele, I will be emailing you your prize today or tomorrow.

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