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Links We Love 04/04/14

Beauty

Changing up your skin regime for spring temps, from Beauty High.

I don’t know if I’m on board with this whole oil pulling thing. Anyone tried it?

The geniuses at A Beautiful Mess have a method for doing your own at-home gel manicure, without any special tools except for nail polish:

GelManicure

Style

Love this post with gorgeous pictures, from Beauty Bets. “The older I get the less I think of style in terms of fashion or trends, and more in terms of self expression and feeling good in your own skin.” Yes, yes, yes.

Another beautiful orange/pink combo from Kendi Everyday.

Sally gives us the scoop on this spring’s trends. The good news? “It’s time, once again, to examine the hot “new” trends for the season, and remind ourselves that fashion recycles EVERYTHING!” Good for the budget if you’re a skilled thrifter.

DIY

I am so digging all these foldover clutches I’ve been seeing lately. These directions tell you how to make your own:

Clutch

Lifestyle

21 Smells ’90s Girls Will Never Forget. Blast from the past–I’m lookin’ at you, Dr. Pepper Lip Smacker, fruit erasers, and The Body Shop Dewberry bath beads!

If your home needs an update on the cheap, check out these decor finds from The Budget Babe. Everything from pillows to business card holders.

The vicious dried leaf–foe to doggies everywhere. Watch this boxer defend his territory against such heinous foliage.

Nom Nom

Creamy Sausage and Spinach Tortellini–doesn’t that sound like a little bit of heaven on a plate? What about Pasta with Tomato Porcini Cream Sauce, Pancetta, and Peas (picture below)? Carbbbbb load:

pasta-with-porcini-tomato-cream-sauce

Pastel sugared biscuits–great idea for Easter!

Fine, fine, here’s a healthy recipe. This is a little bit of freshness in a bowl from Cookie + Kate.

Author: Beth

Writer, blogger, basset-hound walker. Beth is a connoisseur of nachos and holiday films. She loves books, sidecars, costume jewelry, and people with a quirky sense of humor.

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  • http://www.alreadypretty.com/ Sally McGraw

    Thanks so much for the shout-out, my dear!