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The Statement Skirt

It’s official – I’m finally going to admit that I don’t think my stomach is going back to normal since baby #2. Ugh! Does anyone else continue to …

Pregnancy

How To Use Airbrush Makeup with Luminess

The first time I had my makeup airbrushed was for my sister’s wedding. I can remember waiting in anticipation to see my face. When she finally held …

Makeup

How To Wear Winter Beanies

With all the traveling we have done this winter I can tell you that the beanie has been my best friend. From travel days, having to get up early or …

Clothing

Always Have Grace

There are some brands that I follow purely because I love their clothes. But then there are the special few that capture, not just my love of …

Compensation

How To Wear A Faux Fur Vest

To me the ultimate layering piece for fall and winter is the faux fur vest. So much so that Daddy Russ exclaimed the other day, “Are you wearing that …

Clothing

How to Style a Tulle Skirt

Who said tutus are just for kids?! Fashion bloggers across the country have brought the tulle skirt into mainstream fashion. They are fun as well as …

Clothing

Long Sleeve Dress From Chick Therapy (Discount Code)

When Daddy Russ and I were young newly weds we lived in a tiny apartment in Dallas. It was some of the most fun times in my life because we had the …

Jeans

Fall 2015 Beauty Trends from Neiman Marcus

Red Lips and Defined Eyes Make a Beauty Statement This Season<p>The La Cantera Hill Country Resort is proud to be the hotel of choice for the most …

How To Get Rid of Dark Under Eye Circles

Do you remember those days when you used to stay out all night and still some how wake up looking refreshed with not a hint of a shadow underneath …

Makeup

Tips For Applying Liquid Eye Liner

I used to be so intimidated by liquid eye liner. I’d tried a few brands and always seemed to make the biggest mess! But then I started using Madam …

Makeup

Shopping Saturday: Shades of Red

I’m so excited! As you read this I am in Houston welcoming the birth of my 2nd nephew! My little sister Meagan is having her 2nd boy today and I …

Shopping

How To Keep Your Ripped Jeans From Ripping MORE

<i>This article was originally published on September 23, 2015.</i><p>Ripped jeans are sort of like bedhead: There's only one minute of the day in which it …

Abstract Print Dress From J. June (GIVEAWAY)

I have to admit that I have a bit of an online shopping problem. I am just so crunched for time that it’s really hard for me to go in-store shopping …

Cute

Pixi Fall 2015 Makeup

One of the things that truly gets me excited in life is beauty products. Discovering new brands and being able to share them with you here is one of …

Makeup

Flared Jeans For Fall

Every time I see a great pair of flared jeans I can’t help but start quoting <i>Dazed and Confused</i>. If you haven’t noticed, flares are coming in with a …

Jeans

How To Wear A Tie-Neck Blouse

The ultra feminine and flirty tie-neck blouse is yet another trend from the 70s that is being revived this fall. Traditionally seen as professional …

Clothing

Texas A&M unveils alternate uniform for Halloween against South Carolina

The Texas A&M football team unveiled an alternate uniform Friday that will be worn on Halloween against South Carolina in College Station.<p>The …

Texas A&M

Fox Sports analyst picks Texas A&M-Tennessee in SEC title game, Aggies winning

Fox Sports analyst Stewart Mandel is stepping out on an awfully thin limb this season.<p>He unveiled his preseason SEC predictions on Monday and to …

Texas A&M leads dark horses who could make College Football Playoff

The four teams that ultimately made the inaugural College Football Playoff were, on the whole, boring. Sure, how each of them got there was …

College Football

The Audible: Why it’s Texas A&M’s year to win SEC championship

On a new episode of The Audible. Bruce Feldman and Stewart Mandel discuss their SEC and Big Ten picks for 2015. Among the topics covered:<p>* Mandel …

College Football Rivalry Games That Should Make a Return

While conference realignment has been a success for several college football programs, the shock wave of change ripped apart some of the game's best annual matchups.<p>Bring up a rivalry game that doesn't happen anymore, and realignment is usually to blame.<p>New conferences and scheduling regulations …

The Seattle Seahawks Will No Longer Have A ’12th Man’

One of the more entertaining “feuds” in sports happened between the Seattle Seahawks and the Texas A&M football team. Both are notable for having spectacular groups of fans – or, in the Aggies’ case, their student section – that are referred to as “the 12th Man.” There isn’t really anything …

Ranking the SEC units 1-28 entering 2015

We recently ranked the best SEC offenses and defenses by division.<p>But what if we put all 28 units into a single pool, and isolated the offenses from …

College Football

Preparations begin for Texas A&M

We are now less than two weeks until the Sun Devils take the field against the Aggies of Texas A&M. Monday morning's practice started ASU's …

Texas A&M Football: Aggies Most Likely to Be Invited to 2016 NFL Combine

The Texas A&M football team has developed into a pipeline to the NFL under Kevin Sumlin, with 14 of his Aggies playing in the league in 2014. Texas A&M will continue to produce NFL talent and will likely have a number of players invited to Indianapolis for the NFL Scouting Combine in 2016.<p>There is …

College Football