November Favorites {Décor, Accessories, & Beauty}

Hello my gorgeous friends and happy Thanksgiving! Today I want to share with you some of my November Favorites, Black Friday deals, and a discount code for you to use! With that being said, lets jump right into it!

So if you had read my blog a few weeks ago titled {Perfect Décor Gift Ideas} I had mentioned some savings that Pier 1 Imports was promoting that is still going on. I have received my packages and I am in love with my purchases!

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Large White Carved Mango Wood Pillar

Small White Carved Mango Wood Pillar

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Jeweled Hexagon Small White Lantern

If you have a purse addiction like myself you will be obsessed with my next favorite and you will LOVE the discounts!

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Cross-Body Handbag {Available in Black, Camel, or Taupe}

The bag is made of high end faux leather while still having the soft leather feel. Perfect quality and includes four pockets: two inside, one on the back, and one in the zippers on the front flap. This is by far my favorite cross-body bag, and the price is unbeatable, jaw-dropping!

Complementary shipping in the US!

Black Friday Sales: 40% off everything

20% off Discount Code until November 30th: 20THANKS

Website: JustGetPampered.com

Instagram: JustGetPampered

My last November Favorite has been my go-to matte lipstick. A big problem I had been having with other matte lipsticks was that they were so drying to my already dry lips. Winter hits my body hard and the last thing I want is something to work against me, I don’t have this problem at all with HoneyLove. I look forward to trying some other MAC colors!

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HoneyLove by MAC

I want to thank you all so much for visiting my blog and for all of the support! If you would like to be notified when I post new blogs be sure to subscribe or follow my Instagram! I hope you all have a happy thanksgiving with your friends, family, and alcohol {or turkey…whichever you prefer}. I am sending you all of my love and all of my positive energy!

XOXO

Amy

{Perfect Décor Gift Ideas & October Beauty Favorites}

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The Secret to Marriage {Advice: From Couples Married for Decades}

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Hello my gorgeous friends! Yes, I still have marriage on the brain! I have been married to the love of my life for three months… amazing, life changing, adventure-taking months. When planning your big day it’s so much stress that comes down to the best twenty-four hours of your life, the day you look and feel most beautiful. Then, once the stress and organization (or disorganization) of planning is done and the big day is over, what happens?

This won’t be a blog explaining how to send your dress in to be cleaned or reminding you to review your vendors. I love to ask couples who have been married 20, 30, 40 plus years what is their “secret to marriage”. You bet I have received some amazing answers! Today I will be sharing just a small portion of advice I have received over years of asking and investigating. Sustained marriage is a rare thing to see, while divorce rates are  at an all time high.

So, what is the secret? What happens after the wedding is over?

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“Travel.. Why would you spend your whole life just chasing after money… spend it and make memories.”

“Always date and flirt with your spouse. Grab their butt. Cook. Dance. Enjoy life together.”

“If your husband didn’t clean before, he won’t now that you are married. No magic button here.”

“People are wrong, marriage isn’t 50/50. Each person needs to aim to give 110%.”

“Have the conversation, who will be doing what chores, who will pay the bills, etc. This may sound silly but these are real questions to ask.”

“Do not bring up the “D” word… ever. No matter how upset you are, divorce is not an answer.”

“No silent treatment, no sleeping in separate rooms. If you need time to cool off, then cool off but separation may only cause more of a wedge it won’t solve any issues.”

This is my most favorite advice to live by as much as possible:

“Once you are married, you are a TEAM you are a unit. You make money for your team, you dream with your team, then you grow and succeed as a team.”

I will not be a statistic, I don’t want my children to have worry about who will have them on what holidays or weekends. I believe fully in my vows, no matter what rough patch we will ever face. Please take some of this advice and use it to the best of your ability. If you would like more blogs like this, be sure to let me know. Thank you so much for taking the time to visit my website. I’m sending you all of my love and all of my positive energy.

XOXO

Amy

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Hermann, Missouri Weekend Scenery

Hello my gorgeous friends! I want to share with you today about an amazing weekend I just had and I want to express to all of you just how crucial it is to be surrounded by family and friends who love and support you. Physical possessions will always come and go but memories, photos and experiences really do last a lifetime.

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A few months ago, my husband and I sat down with my mom and her new husband to let them know where and when we were moving across the state. After dropping the big news, my mom composed herself in what seemed like forever when in reality was only a few seconds. Then the words she spoke made my heart fill with so much joy, “Looks like I’ll have a road trip and we can have a girls weekend in Hermann.” Just when I thought I knew my mother.. she was able to take a conversation that broke her heart and made it into something so very special.

Yes, this is how my mother’s birthday weekend in Hermann, Missouri began. If you have never been to this historic town it’s a must see, beautiful wine country. Most of my photos you will see in this blog do not show just how astonishing these views really were. My mother-in-law, my mom and I had a very eventful, memory-making , jaw dropping weekend.

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Above is the view from the front porch of the home we rented for the weekend. Every morning we came out onto the front porch with our coffee and blankets to watch the perfect view of eagles flying above the Missouri River.

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Two photos above are the OakGlenn Winery, personally my favorite scenic view.

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Adam Puchta Winery

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Stone Hill Winery

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Hermannhof Winery

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In the end this was an amazing girl’s weekend, I highly recommend everyone enjoy a relaxing trip surrounded by beauty and positivity! I want to thank you all so much again for all of the love and support.

XOXO

Amy

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Simple Ways To Bring Fall Décor Into Your Home

Hello Gorgeous! So today I wanted to step away from my normal hair blogs and talk about my current home décor fall favorites. As some of you may know, the past few months have been crazy: getting married, traveling to our honeymoon, moving across the state and everything else that comes into play with those life changes. So as we settle in to our new home I have decorated with very simple touches of fall.

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I knew that this season I didn’t have time or the patience to get too in depth with my fall décor (which means my Christmas décor will be much more festive… my husband will be so excited.) I am in LOVE with this look I have photo’d above.. so simple. I already had the tray and glass hurricane vase, which by the way both have come in handy so often for my decorating ideas. Add some small pumpkins into your larger vase and light a cozy candle. I have this positioned at a slight angle on our living room coffee table.

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Modified version of the first photo idea… stacked pumpkins (the white one did not come with a stem) used with the same candle and tray on our white wood kitchen table.

Two other candles I have been obsessed with this season have both been from Bath & Body Works. The first is Pumpkin Pecan Waffles which I found and tried last year (I could be wrong but I think the packaging has changed) and purchased the hand soap with micro beads for our guest bathroom. I will have the photo below.

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Second is the Pumpkin Spiced Cheesecake candle, this year was my first time trying it and I do really enjoy the scent. Personally for me it is one I can’t have lit for too long but is still cozy. I will post a photo below. (Our Bloodhound, Copper in the background, she is very excited about our fall décor too!)

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Lastly I wanted to share one of my most favorite fall purchases that I believe I found at Hobby Lobby or Homegoods. This is one of my favorites because of the style, nothing about this is screaming at you. Currently in my kitchen since it is so subtle.

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XOXO

Amy