Highlights: Beauty Bash Debuts in Austin

Posted on Dec. 17, 2014
Photo Credit: Jessica Mitchell Photography

Austin has been a city on my list of places to visit for a long time. My girlfriends and I have talked about doing a girl's weekend there forever. It takes a lot of planning and a bit of luck to find a weekend that allows all of us busy moms to escape. Fortunately, work brought me there this past November. Apparently it never rains in Austin, except for the 48 hours I was there. But that didn't hold me back from checking out the best spots...

Best Holiday Gifts For The Guys In Your Life

Posted on Dec. 16, 2014

Is your man a bruting Brad, a charming Harry or a funny man Seth? We've culled together the best gifts for every personality.



1. Conair Professional Volare X2 by Ferrari $199.99


Best Gifts For The Kiddos

Posted on Dec. 12, 2014

I think the best part of giving a present to a child isn't the present itself. It's the wide-eyed bursting with excitement look the little one elicits upon finding what's hiding underneath the wrapping. We all know it won't be long before something happens, like his cracker accidentally breaks in half and suddenly the apocalypse has arrived. Until then, you can count on these gifts to bring out those priceless jumping up and down happy dances and full-teeth grins. 


The Beauty Lover's Dream Gift Guide

Posted on Dec. 10, 2014

Today we're taking care of all of your wants. From a perfect blowout to a one-of-a-kind fragrance to skin that ages gracefully to anything Hello Kitty, these are the best gifts for all The Beauty Girls out there. 


1. Laura Mercier Luxe Travel Brush Collection $125


Best Holiday Gifts for Under $50: Think Secret Santa, etc.

Posted on Dec. 4, 2014

It's not always easy to find a gift for under $50 that feels substantial and special. If you're in need of an idea for Secret Santa, for a teacher, for a hostess, for a gift exchange with your book club, etc. today's gift guide will come in handy.   

1. L 'occitane Shea Butter Travel Treats Hand & Foot Cream $20


Giveaway: Enter to Win $569 in Clarins Skincare!

Posted on Dec. 2, 2014

Coming off of Thanksgiving weekend, I wanted to take a moment to thank you for all of your support throughout the years. My goal with TBG has always been to inform, inspire and entertain. Sometimes I wonder how you even found me in the first place and what keeps you coming back. As my life evolves, so does the blog (I now cover...

TV Segment: Best Hostess Gifts for The Holidays

Posted on Nov. 29, 2014

'Tis the season for holiday parties. Instead of the predictable bottle of wine, which will probably end up being re-gifted, click "read more" below to watch my latest TV segment revealing hostess gifts that will make you the most popular invite in town. P.S. Click here for more festive gift ideas and scroll down to ...


22 Best Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals You Need to Know About & How You Could Win $1,000,000

Posted on Nov. 26, 2014

Time to cross off those items on your holiday shopping lists and save big while doing so. Here are 22 of our favorite deals not to miss. 

1. Shopbop

Now until Monday, save up to 25% on your online order with code GOBIG14. Treat yourself to a dress and some pumps...nobody said you can't indulge a...

Make Up For Ever Takes On 50 Shades of Gray

50 shades of gray movie
Posted on Nov. 24, 2014

It wasn't a matter of it, it was matter a who...who was going to get lucky and launch their own 50 Shades-inspired makeup line. Make Up For Ever scored big. You can't get your hands on the collection until Dec. 26th at Sephora, but we got first dibs and played with the makeup and created 8 different lip looks to give you a taste of what's to come. The playfully named "Give In To Me" collection is inspired by the makeup worn in the movie, and the shades are part sweet part sultry.






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