Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links which means that I may receive a small commission if you make a purchase through my links. All opinions stated; however, are 100% my own! Fall is here and I don't know about you - but I always tend to go red or a dark brown for my fall hair color during the fall and winter months. I am a natural blonde but over the years as I have gotten older, the color has changed to a more mousy-brown color with blonde highlights. The blonde highlights are now almost pure white, so yes, coloring my hair is a … [Read more...] about Fall Hair Color: How to Determine Which Shade of Red is Best for You
Holidays and Seasons
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In case you have not noticed, we are having a love affair here at Life in a House of Testosterone with all things fall! I just had to share some of our favorite fall recipes with my readers! I asked some fellow bloggers to send me their favorite fall recipes, and I've included them below in the link up! Fall Favorites There is just something about the fall that gives this blogging mom goosebumps. Perhaps it is the abundance of mouth-watering foods this time of year, the crisp snap in the air each morning, the beautiful colors that Mother … [Read more...] about Fall Favorites – Recipes
Being of German descent, I love Oktoberfest. I remember my nana and my great-grandmother preparing foods during this time of year to celebrate their German heritage. I think it is where my love of the fall season began - always centered around food - and the wonderful array of smells and the constant tantalizing smells that would be coming from their kitchens on any given day. Lord this time of year brings back some powerfully wonderful memories! I would love for you to share your favorite recipes with our readers! This is a linky that will … [Read more...] about Oktoberfest 2014 LinkUp
Every year, without fail, Halloween sneaks up on me and before you know it - All Hallow's Eve is here and there isn't a single costume left on the racks that the kids want or are interested in. My son used a SHARPIE to color his face one year for Halloween because we couldn't even find any black face paint on the shelves. Don't believe me? Look: Yep. That was a totally epic Mom Fail moment. Well guess what? That is NOT going to happen again this year! BuyCostumes.com is having a sale right now - 15% off on Halloween Decor and Party … [Read more...] about Everything You Need for Halloween Haunting & Trick or Treating
I know that I've told you this a million times, but I really, really miss life on the farm. It was one of those life experiences that you hate while it is happening, but when it is gone, you wish like crazy that you could get it back again! Well, I might not be able to have the whole farm experience any longer, but I can make some memories and bring some of the farm to my home now, thanks to this awesome Farmhouse Chic Collection from GroopDealz! Mixing a bit of modern flair with your weathered and vintage goods, is what makes this … [Read more...] about Farmhouse Chic Collection from GroopDealz
Fall is just around the corner, good things are coming; autumn leaves, crisp refreshing air, pumpkin lattes… and a new rich, deep hue for you and me! I am checking out some of the darker colors that will go with my complexion and getting ready to place my order. If you are still on the fence, here are a few tips from Madison Reed to help you through the steps to go darker. Put Your Pigment Back for Autumn When going lighter for summer, pigments are stripped from the hair. This could be done purposely by lightening, highlights, … [Read more...] about 5 Tips to Go Darker for Your Autumn Look
I am so anxious to be able to start wearing some fall fashion this year! Turtlenecks, over the knee boots, gorgeous scarves and warm coats! This is definitely my most favorite time of the year when it comes to fashion! Check out some of my favorites below! Dennis Basso Sleeveless Turtleneck Sweater with Rib Trim I love that this particular turtleneck can be worn during any season really. With the short sleeves, it is perfect for a comfortable spring or fall day. When the weather turns a bit cooler, just layer with a jacket or … [Read more...] about Fall Fashion Picks for 2014
The fall season is right around the corner and those ghouls and goblins are lining up in the employment lines for those coveted Halloween Haunt positions around town. I've seen several of the favorite spots advertising already for said ghouls and goblins. Busch Gardens Williamsburg is looking to hire hundreds of people for the upcoming Howl-O-Scream that they put on every October. (For those of you in the #RVA, the job fairs will be from 1pm to 6pm on August 9 and again on August 16. Head to the employee entrance when you get to the … [Read more...] about Back to School, Fall Season, and Halloween – Are You Ready?