Weekend Musings :: Lovely Links and Recent News Articles, 5, 12 & 19 Jul 15

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Two weekends have passed since my last “Weekend Musings” post.  To be frank, although I cherish this feature, as it is one of my favourites and first — always fun to revisit them to remind myself what happened during that week — they have been quite time-consuming to put together.  But I miss them, so with that I have decided to continue with them.  Let me know your thoughts on the “Weekend Musings” feature.

p.s. Other features, include: Monthly Horoscopes; Pour Lui [post for the men who follow this blog]; For Your Perusal:  Fun Trivia, Tips & Information; Spotlight; Editor’s FavouritesStyle Notes & Suggested Reads

 
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L O V E L Y  L I N K S ::  

* Fashionista Interview:  Into the Gloss‘ interview with a woman who’s style I absolutely adore, the lovely Stacy London.
* Beauty:  My current new favourites are:  this smokey eyeshadow palette, the newest metallic, liquified lipstick in melted macaroon and a multi-tasking sunscreen in a fun electric-purple bottle with a rubberized coating.
* Hydration: this bottle, to infuse herbs and fruits into your daily water intake.
* Food:  Ideas on what to do with herbs.
* Décor:  in case you missed it, this Editor’s current favourites [and a recently new feature to the blog].
 
 
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R E C E N T  N E W S  A R T I C L E S ::

* International News:  Explosion in Turkey.
* Diplomatic News:  U.S., Cuba re-establish Diplomatic Ties.
* Behavioural Analysis: How situations influence our decisions.
* Bill Cosby:  2005 lawsuit deposition is filled with comedian’s further admissions.
* United Nations:  UN Security Council endorses Iran Nuclear Deal.

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W E E K E N D  M U S I N G S ::  These last past three weekends has experienced a Bluesfest concert with my youngest daughter to see Iggy Azalea, which was absolutely perfect, a day at a local lake/beach spent with my oldest daughter and her children and this weekend past, spent with my youngest granddaughter babysitting her.  My summer annual leave will be taken in August/September, so until then I plan to go to Montréal for a weekend.  As mentioned in a previous “Weekend Musings” post, my husband and I will not be taking any major trip this summer, but we do want to take a long weekend here and there, perhaps to visit Ontario’s Niagara Falls wineries.
 

Source:  Visual Optimism [Model:  Aneta Pajak; Photographer:  Emma Tempest Vogue Russia, August 2015]

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