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    Cozy, Chic & Shine

    The best part of winter is pulling out all of my cozy sweaters.  I love the new collection of sweaters at Shopko this holiday season.  They have all of the trendiest must-haves for holiday sweaters including furry cardigans and great layering shimmery tops that you can easily wear from the office, to a holiday party, to a night out on the town.

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    Halloween – Office Edition

    Who says that HALLOWEEN is only for kids?!  Here at the corporate office, we have a blast getting dressed up and spend weeks secretly plotting our department’s costume theme.   From the cutest individual outfits, to our department themes, no one was left out.  And from all the giggles heard throughout the office, you could tell everyone had a good time!

    Office Halloween Pictures Group

    After lunch, the judging panel (which consisted of our executive team) invited all of the nominated “best dressed” to join a costume contest.  Check out the “Winner’s Circle” of best individual costumes as well as the best department theme!

    Most Creative Costume:  Mary Poppins

    Best Individual Costume:  Ozzie

    Scariest Costume:  The Incredible Hulk

    Best Group Costume:  The Awkward Family Photo

    Funniest Costume:  Harry Godmother

    The Winners Circle

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    DIY Halloween – Sugar Skull


    The Sugar Skull is going to be one of the hottest Halloween costumes this year and it’s so easy to create.


    Sugar Skull


    Here’s what you’ll all need to create this Sugar Skull look:

    • Hair & Make-Up
      • Flowers
      • White Grease Paint
      • Black Eyeliner Pencil and Creme Eyeliner
      • Green Eyeliner
      • Bright Pink Lipstick
    • What to wear?
      • Black sweater
      • Pink Pashmina to match your lipstick

    We started with a black sweater, we love this one with a touch of lace at the hemline.  We topped off our sweater with a bright pashmina scarf to play up the great pink hues we used in the make-up.   Then we pulled her hair back into a chic low bun to the side and added the beautiful flowers to her bun.

    For make-up, we started by creating a great base layer with the white grease paint.  Next we created the large eyes by outlining the eyes with our eyeliner pencil  and the filled it in with the creme eyeliner.

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Mixed Media

Mixing is the new matching! Careful coordination has been replaced by a fearless fusion of

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