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Learning To Love Lipcolor

If you have never worn a bright color on your lips but really want to experiment with this vintage style, I highly recommend Cargo Essential Lip Gloss as the perfect way to transition into glamour! For this post I am working with ShopAtHome.com, an online coupon and Cash Back site that partners with thousands of online […]

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From King Tut To Modern Times: Green & Gold

This post started as a simple way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by regaling you, my dear reader, with an explosion of the color combination green and copper. I happen to be obsessed with this fusion of complimentary colors and I have an entire Pinterest board dedicated to it. The strange thing is, a few […]

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Classic Style Icon: Lucille Ball

Classic style icon Lucille Ball is known for her glamour as well as her impeccable comedic timing. Here is my modern take on this gorgeous comedian. When I was about ten years old I went to a Girl Scout sleep away camp for a few weeks in the summer. I remember my dad wrote me […]

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Making It Modern: Blush In The 1930s

I am thrilled to be partnering with ShopAtHome.com, an online coupon and Cash Back site that partners with thousands of online retailers and more than 60 million members to deliver savings and rewards to bring you this 1930s makeup tip using bareMinerals All Over Face Color in Glee. As a working mother I know how often […]

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6 Ideas To Celebrate Pi Day!

Why not celebrate Pi Day by baking a pie! Here are five different pie ideas and a recipe for the perfect crust. Saturday is Pi Day! March 14th is officially Pi Day because the date is 3.14, the beginning of this magical number. I told you Americans will use any excuse to celebrate, so why […]

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Classic Style Icon: Katharine Hepburn

Classic style icon Katharine Hepburn was the master of the sophisticated tailored look. Her vintage style can be the perfect inspiration for a modern woman’s wardrobe because it is both glamorous and comfortable. Full disclosure: I have never seen a Katharine Hepburn movie! I know! Even though I love the aesthetic of the 1940s – […]

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Glamorous Succulent Vintage Head Vase

Planting succulents in vintage head vases is the perfect way to add a little spring into your home. Many years ago I was reading Martha Stewart Living and they had an article on head vases. This was something I had never seen before, but I was instantly smitten! What is there not to love about […]

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10 Ideas For A Vintage St. Patrick’s Day Party

Here are ten ideas for throwing a vintage St. Patrick’s Day party including food, decor, and party games! One of the things I like best about the United States is we will pretty much use any excuse to party. Take St. Patrick’s Day. When I was growing up I was taught we celebrated St. Patrick’s Day […]

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Simplified Laundry Room Storage

Simplifying your laundry room storage ends up making the task quicker and more enjoyable. Don’t believe me? Just try it yourself to find out. Laundry… the one cleaning task that has to get done every day, sometimes several times a day depending on the size of your family. Dirty clothes seem to multiply despite our […]

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Budgeting: Make It, Don’t Buy It!

Making your own shampoo is a fantastic way to save money! Read on to see how to make your own shampoo, laundry detergent, and doggy shampoo. Hello again my money savvy friends! Today we’re gonna talk about some of those little things that suck up our budget without us even noticing. Surely you’ve all heard […]

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Classic Style Icon: Sharon Tate

One of my current goals is to get off the internet more and try to add a little “culture” into my life. And then I got sick. For three weeks. Culture had to be put on hold.  Because I have been spending an excessive time in bed, I have been trying to watch things that […]

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Old Fashioned Lemon Meringue Pie

This old fashioned lemon meringue pie tastes like spring! Perfect to get you out of your winter funk. I know many of you are buried under what must feel like miles of snow, but here in Southern California we have our first sign of spring: Meyer Lemons! Every February I await the return of the […]

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How to Care for Cast Iron

Don’t be intimidated by cast iron! Here is how to care for cast iron and why it is an amazing tool to have in your kitchen. Today I want to share some simple tips on how to care for cast iron pans. I never used these pans because I was always under the impression that […]

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Classic Style Icon: Grace Kelly

Classic style icon Grace Kelly was both a renowned actress as well as a princess, but she was also a wife and a mother. Her causal glamour can be inspiration for your own classic wardrobe. I have written about my beloved Grace Kelly a few times here on The Glamorous Housewife, mainly because as a […]

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Casual Classic Outfits

I’ve sort of climbed back on the fashion wagon! When I first started The Glamorous Housewife it was because I was searching for others like myself who loved vintage, and retro styled clothing. I didn’t have any friends that were as interested in vintage as I was and thought it might be fun to blog […]