LINK-END ROUND-UP: November 16, 2018

Stained Couture’s weekly series, Link-End Round-Up, features interesting reads I read from around the internet this week.

LINK-END ROUND-UP: November 16, 2018 | STAINED COUTURE

Yay, it’s Friday! I hope you had a great week. My week? Oh it’s been great! Locking myself in my house all weekend to rest paid off, because I got rid of that nasty head cold. Also, I cashed a couple of my vacation days to take yesterday and today off from work. We did get a little snow on Wednesday and Thursday, but that didn’t stop me from finally being able to get my nails done yesterday. Now, I just need to get my hair done, which I’m doing this morning. My colorist and I aren’t sure if we’re going to continue to go lighter or go a little darker. The darkest I will ever go again is brown; no more black. It’s hard to revert your hair from black to anything lighter. Trust me!

This weekend will probably be the last “calm” weekend we have for the remainder of the year. Next week is Thanksgiving which also means that Black Friday sales are going to be the star of next weekend. Part of me wants to go out and feel the energy of fellow shoppers. However, the rest of me and my wallet think its best to stay in and start binging Christmas movies. The latter sounds great right now!

Although I plan to relax as much as possible this weekend, I do have a couple of appointments to go look at a some apartments this weekend. Yep, ya girl is finally getting off her butt and preparing to find a new place to move. Although I initially was looking for another small house or townhouse to rent, an apartment seems more ideal. When you rent a house, most times you have to supply your own appliances and be responsible for yard maintenance. Needless to say, I’m not interested in any of those things.

Anyway, I hope you have an amazing weekend and rest up for next week, because it’s going to be hectic.

LINK-END ROUND-UP: November 16, 2018

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Mix and Match Outfits with LOFT

Last week, I stopped by LOFT to check out some of the new winter items coming and the plus size collection. In the process, I fell in love with all the pieces and how easy they were to mix and match outfits.

Being able to find pieces that you can seamless mix with other pieces will always be one of my favorite things to do. Although there were countless pieces, there were 5 key pieces that are worth investing in to create numerous outfit options.

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HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2018: Books for Everyone

Stained Couture’s HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2018 featuring a selection of BOOKS for everyone on your list.

Holidat Gift Guide 2018 | STAINED COUTURE

One of my favorite things to receive and give are books. Books can be very personal and thoughtful gifts when you actually think about the person you have in mind. However, finding the right book for the right persona can be a challenge. So, I’ve created a list of books recently released that may be the thoughtful you have in mind for someone on your list. Keep reading to see the options.

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