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DIY: Christmas crafts – star decorations

Baking up a simple salt dough is a kid-friendly activity. 1. Mix 1 cup of salt, 2 cups of flour, and 3/4 cups of water (and optional food coloring). Knead until mixed. 2. Roll out dough and cut with star-shaped cookie cutters. 3. Use a skewer to poke a hole in the top. 4. Bake… Continue reading DIY: Christmas crafts – star decorations

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Food: Christmas tree decorations – Sugar cookies

Ingredients Cookies 2 3/4 c. all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/4 tsp. Kosher salt 1 c. unsalted butter 3/4 c. granulated sugar 1 large egg 1 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract Sanding sugar, for decorating Royal Icing 3 large egg whites 1/2 tsp. cream of tartar 16 oz. confectioners' sugar Directions In large bowl,… Continue reading Food: Christmas tree decorations – Sugar cookies

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Fashion: Dress like Vanessa Hudgens at The knight before christmas movie premier

Here's how you can copy the look of one of Hollywood's starlets, Vanessa Hudgens. Hudgens has a new Christmas movie premiering on Netflix later this month called a 'knight before Christmas' about a medieval night who gets transported to the present day and begins to fall in love with Hudgens's character. This comes after the… Continue reading Fashion: Dress like Vanessa Hudgens at The knight before christmas movie premier

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DIY: Aloe Vera makeup setting spray

ingredients ▪ 1 tablespoon pure aloe vera gel – How to make fresh aloe vera gel and juice at home ▪ 3 tablespoons purified water ▪ Essential oil ( optional) ▪ Spray bottle Method Sanitize the spray bottles with some hot/lukewarm water. Take 1 part of pure aloe vera gel in a bowl and add 3 parts… Continue reading DIY: Aloe Vera makeup setting spray

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Fashion: Bags on a budget – What should be in your bag

Here is a range of bags and rucksacks all for £15 or less whatever your budget. Here's my ShopLook.com link here. Here's what should be in your everyday bag Your phone and power bank charger Your wallet with ID and spare change Your keys Compact mirror Small makeup bag with powder, concealer, mascara, chapstick and… Continue reading Fashion: Bags on a budget – What should be in your bag