About Cindy

Pun intended. Cindy loves dreaming up witty quips and groan-worthy wordplay. In fact, you could say this girl just wants to have puns. As an avid fan of the written word and a librarian at heart, she also loves used bookstores, especially ones that harbor cats. A lover of all things old, she takes every opportunity to nerd out on nostalgia.

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We’re Already Loving Pantone’s 2016 Color(s) of the Year

This year, Pantone threw us a curveball by proclaiming not one, but two colors their choice for 2016's Color of the Year -- and we're totally crushing on this combo. The romantic "Rose Quartz" and the quietly cool "Serenity" are the stuff dreams are made of, especially when it comes to airy spring wardrobe palettes. You can already start incorporating these shades into your ensembles with a few of our current faves. Read more »
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The Present-Picking Personality Quiz

When it comes to gifting for people you know sorta well (but not well enough to have the perfect present in mind), the struggle is real -- but it doesn’t have to be! Just answer these few questions about their personality, and you can tackle gift giving with the greatest of ease! Read more »

Cups of Cheer: The Apple Cider Mojito

This season, we're serving up some tasty libations that are perfect for festive celebrations. Today, we have a sweet apple cider cocktail that will be all the rage at your fall festivities or winter get-togethers. How do you like them apples? Read more »

Cups of Cheer: The Crangarita

This season, we're celebrating every Friday with cocktail recipes perfect for holiday gatherings. Today, we have a cranberry cocktail recipe that's sweet, tart, and full of festive flavor. Basically, it's Thanksgiving in cocktail form. Read more »

‘Decade’ the Halls: Timeless Holiday Dresses & Looks

Looking for a way to add some classic charm and standout style to your party ensembles? Take a few cues from some of the most iconic eras in fashion with these decades-in-the-making styling ideas: Read more »
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A Halloween-Candy-Inspired Cocktail That’s All Treat (& No Trick)

Haven't found the right cocktail to serve at your Halloween party yet? (The horror, the horror!) Luckily, we've scared up a sweet treat, with no tricks involved. With its tropical taste, this Halloween-candy-inspired cocktail is sure to be the magic potion for a perfect party! Read more »

Try This Whimsically Woodsy Pumpkin Diorama

Now, here's a Halloween DIY that's as easy as (pumpkin) pie! This year, instead of the same ol' jack-o'-lantern, why not carve up something darlingly different? We made a pumpkin diorama with a whimsically woodsy scene, and with these simple step-by-step tips, you can, too! Read more »

7 Savvy Tips for Pairing Necklaces & Necklines

When your closet is packed with so many different necklines, you have oodles of options for styling and accessorizing. Picking the perfect necklace for every neckline can have a big impact on your overall look. Learn how to be an accessorizing ace with these tips for pairing necklaces with different necklines: Read more »
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Eat, Drink, & Be Scary: A Spooky Halloween Tablescape

Hosting a Halloween shindig? You'll want your table to look as frighteningly festive as can be. Follow these simple steps to transform your table into the spooky center of attention. Read more »
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Unexpectedly Elegant Fall Hair & Makeup

For our latest photo shoot, we set out to create an enchanting array of contrasting concepts — new and old, dark and light, formal and casual, delicate and edgy. We carried this juxtaposition through every part, from setting …

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