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What Is Tubing Mascara?

Sometimes I assume that everyone knows about certain products because I’ve been selling them for so long. I assume that they know what they are and what they do...until I have a week…

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Stella Fluorescent & Abacus Row: Jewelry as Art

This past August I attended my favorite show, NY NOW. It is the gift show to end all gift shows. They have everything from fake flowers to strawberry jam to furniture and everything…

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Red Barn Mercantile’s Annual Holiday Unveiling

If you call the store this week, don’t be surprised if we are slow to answer. We will be buried under boxes of Christmas decorations getting ready for our annual Holiday Unveiling. Every…

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Create Your Holiday Wish List at Mystique

It’s hard to believe that Halloween has already passed us by and Thanksgiving is just around the corner. As the winter season gets into full swing, it’s easy to get so swept up…

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Our Top Picks for the Week of November 5, 2018

This week's top picks fall squarely in the category having fun with your style. Slides? Stylish. Add fur? Super fun. Bracelet? Even better in braided silk. Silly key chains? Why not giggle every…

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Fall Trends & Holiday How-To’s with Lauren Rothman

I met Lauren Rothman, also known as the Styleauteur, almost a year ago. A mutual friend of ours hosted a shopping party here at Kiskadee. She brought Lauren in do a little talk…

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Restaurant Report: Grateful Kitchen Co.

If you go to a restaurant twice, it usually means you liked it the first time you went, or at least liked it enough to give it another shot. If you go to…

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Countdown to Holiday Memories

It is funny the things we remember about the holidays. My mom always did a wonderful job of making each one special; she is much better at it than I have ever been.…

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New Customizable Alx&Co. Pendant Necklaces

Growing up, I had a tendency to alter just about everything I owned in order to make it more “me.” In elementary school, my Trapper Keeper had Wite-Out doodled all over it (which…

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“Let’s not forget about corduroy…”

This year, many women have been looking for alternatives to denim. While the tried-and-true lifestyle staple is easy to build on, redundancy can set in. Even with the many shades and styles of…

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West Coast Wow vs. East Coast Cool

I just recently returned from a milestone trip out west to the California coast to celebrate a fun anniversary and for a college visit with my daughter. (Not sure how she grew up…

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Fall Cookbook Roundup

I love to cook. It’s relaxing and helps me wind down after a long day. I love the alchemy of it all; how the flavors mix together to make the most delicious concoctions…

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Time for an Outerwear Upgrade

September 22 was officially the first day of fall, but let’s face it, it is never really fall on that day, at least here in the mid-Atlantic. Then you think Halloween kind of…

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Rose Quartz & Jade Rollers…So What’s the Deal?

Over the past few months, more and more people have been asking me for jade and rose quartz facial rollers. Why? I mean I know they are trendy right now, but what do…

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Getting Ready To Get Ready for the Holidays

As the holiday season approaches, we often feel overwhelmed by the amount of holiday-themed products everywhere. In the face of this glut, we recommend paring down to just the basics and essentials. You…

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