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Fashion Refined ~ Chambray and Pleats

Skirt: NYCO (similar) | Top: NYCO (similar) | Necklace: Ily Couture | Shoe: Nine West Factory Plateau (similar) | Belt: Guess (similar) | Purse: Guess (old) | Watch: Micheal Kors | Nails: Cult Nails Intriguing Hey dolls! Today I’m sharing an outfit I wore a few weeks ago to a Saturday brunch with hubby and the pastors who married us almost three years ago. The
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Pretty & Polished Color Changers

Pretty & Polished Kimono’ver Here + Old World Blues

Hey dolls! Pretty & Polished released 16 new shades on March 1 (see press release here) and I have photos of the two new thermal color changers today. Pretty & Polished Kimono’ver Here is a thermal polish that is gold with heavy gold flecks when warm and changes to a reddish orange when cold. The formula, while sheer, was very
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2013 Nail Art Favorites

2013 Year In Review

Hey dolls! I cannot thank all of you enough for keeping up with R&P this year. 2013 has been pretty amazing for this blog and it’s continuing to grow. I’ll take a few moments in this post to show some of my favorite nail art looks while talking about some of this year’s milestones. For those of you into stats, here
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ManGlaze F* Off And Dye

Hey dolls! I’m in the process of clearing out folders for polishes that I’ve worn, but haven’t blogged about yet. I wore ManGlaze F* Off And Dye for a day or so before layering Mentality Gregarious on top. F* Off And Dye is a gorgeous matte pink that is filled with silver shimmer. The formula was great, as I’ve come
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a England Holy Grail (New Edition)

Hey dolls! Remember I mentioned in this week’s Polish Days post that I had several fails before ending with a gradient. Today I have pictures of one of them. I started with a base of a England Holy Grail (New Edition), which is the second version of this shade. It is a described as a baroque and antiqued golden hue, infused
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Fashion Refined ~ Color Blocked Dress

Hey dolls! I decided to postpone today’s Reader’s Choice Monday post for several reasons. First, I didn’t have the time or the energy to change my nails last night. I rushed to get the Zoya Lovely collection to you, so I spent Saturday evening taking pictures and yesterday evening editing photos and typing the post. Second, the options were all
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Reader’s Choice Monday ~ Saran Wrap Mani

I’d like to start this post off by saying thank you to all of the service men and women who have protected our great country. Several of my family members have been and are in the military and I sincerely appreciate the sacrifices they have made. There was a tie for this week’s Reader’s Choice nail art look between saran wrap
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Beauty Envy Bag Giveaway Winner

Hey dolls! The winner for the first Beauty Envy Bag has been chosen. The lovely lady who won entered through my blog and that person is…. Janelle M.  a Rafflecopter giveawayCongratulations Janelle M! Please email using the same address you have affiliated with rafflecopter by Monday at 11:59p (EST) with your shipping address to claim your goodies! Many thanks to all of
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Blog Sale

Hi dolls,I’m having a blog sale to reduce my stash. Over the next few weeks, I will be going through my stash and adding more items. Check out the sale here or by clicking on the blog sale tab at the top of the page. Happy looking!

Awesome Giveaway Winnings

Every so often, I get lucky and win a giveaway. This last one from Sweet Sugar‘s 2 year anniversary was so awesome that I just had to share it with you all. Take a look at all of the international goodies that came all the way from Belgium! Top: Catrice Dirty Berry; Deborah Lippmann Bad Romance; Classics 3D Effects Flakies in
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