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FabFitFun Spring 2018 Unboxing

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Getting FabFitFun is like celebrating Christmas 4x’s a year. Each season a box of goodies with a value of $300+ is delivered to your doorstep for only $49.95!* I love FabFitFun because they include a wide range of products such as beauty, fashion, fitness, cooking, arts & crafts, health, etc. in their boxes, so you don’t feel like you’re drowning in the same type of products.

Be sure to watch the video at the bottom of this post if you want to see everything that is in FabFitFun’s Spring box!

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Fashion, Style

Sweet Dreams

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Photo by Elizabeth Lies

She always dreams of satin pajamas and lace nighties instead of her worn-out yoga pants and college tee that she wears to bed every night. She wished she had a fairy godmother who could bibbidi-bobbidi-boo her into luxurious fabrics; then she could get a full night’s sleep while looking like a princess. Although no one would be looking at her while she slept, and if she were to awake and find that someone was, she’d be too terrified to worry about how she looked. And now, she was too scared to go to sleep in case there was a creeper lurking nearby just waiting for her to doze off. To get that thought out of her mind, she pulled up her favorite online shop and perused the site to satin pajamas. Her mind was able to relax as she scrolled through all the pretty pajama options and added them to her cart. She realized that she already had a fairy godmother. She was only a few feet away in her pocketbook in the form of an American Express card. No bibbidi-bobbidi-boo required. A simple CVV number and an expiration date would do the trick!

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Style

Pardon Her French

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The first thing to slip was her accent. She had spent weeks practicing her French, making it sound as if she was fluent. Her first slip-up was when she pronounced the “t” at the end of s’il vous plaît. She looked down at the table to avoid his reaction and took a sip of her café au lait, which burned her tongue and brought tears to her eyes. She had forgotten that she ordered her coffee très chaud because it seemed like the French thing to do. He showed no indication of catching her mistake and continued to ask her questions about growing up in France. She nibbled on her croissant and kept her answers as brief as possible.

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Style

Cashmere, A Love Story

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Photo by Victoria Bilsborough on Unsplash

It was only supposed to be a fling. A quickie. A rebellious act for her as she disregarded everything her mother ever told her. It wasn’t supposed to last. But she was approaching the two year mark and still hadn’t put an end to it.

It was only a sweater. Just a normal cashmere sweater like all the rest. There was no need for her to feel this attached. It wasn’t like they were going to stay together forever. It would probably move on to some other girl in no time at all, which, she didn’t want to admit, would leave her heart broken.

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Style

Autumn Sightings

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Photo by Vicktor Hanacek 

When she looks to the right, she sees the okra stalks blooming. The flowers are a pale yellow with a dark red center. The bloom looks like it should be behind someone’s ear as they sway to the music somewhere on a tropical island. Instead, it remains attached to the okra stalk in an overgrown garden, waiting until someone comes with a plow to cut it down.

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Style

Dancing The Night Away

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Photo: Viktor Hanacek

“I’ve lived here my entire life, but I have never been to the fall festival.”

“It’s sorta cool, I guess. I mean, if there’s nothing better to do,” he said and then silently prayed that she too busy looking at all the different booths of games and various carnival food to notice that he sounded like a bumbling idiot.

“Is that why you brought me here? There was nothing better to do,” she asked. He saw she had a teasing look in her eye. He wondered if she was testing him.

“No, of course not! I was just-” She reached out grabbing one of his hands and squeezed it gently, silencing him.

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Style

Style School: Fall 2017 Trends

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Photo: Viktor Hanacek

The click clack of her silver metallic boots had people’s heads turning as she walked down the hall. She couldn’t help but smile as she passed the gawkers. All this attention made her feel like she on a runway at fashion week and not walking down the dimly lit hall to her next class.

With all the attention she was getting from her peers, she had a feeling her next class was going to be easier than she thought. She entered the crowded classroom and found an empty seat in the front row by the window.

On the board, she saw the teacher had already written the topic for day: Fall 2017 Trends.

A girl passing on the way to the back of the room, stop and told her that she loved her boots. She smiled again feeling the confidence from earlier.

“Who knows,” she thought, “I might end up being the one teaching this class!”

Class is in session!   

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