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    5 Ways to Give Back on Valentine’s Day

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    Valentine’s Day is a hotly debated subject amongst my friends. There are those of us who relish in the candy grams and flowers, while others would rather ditch Cupid completely. It took me awhile to learn this, but Valentine’s Day is about love — all kinds of love. It doesn’t matter if you’re single or in a relationship, the holiday is just another reason to spread your love. Love is boundless and can be with more than your significant other, but your community. With so many people in need, it’s the perfect opportunity to give back on Valentine’s Day to those who could use the love.

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    10 Motivational Podcasts for 2019 + New Year Target Giveaway

    There’s a reason why everyone in your life has their headphones on at all times. From your device to the buds in our ear, thousands of podcasts are being consumed on the hour and are resonating with listeners around the world. When I’m not listening to a tech or true crime show, you can find me listening to self-help and motivational podcasts. The portability allows me to not only learn but feel human connection when I’m getting through the day.

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    150 Blog Post Ideas for Every Blogger

    Is the only thing stopping you from blogging your writer’s block? If you’re fresh out of ideas or in a creative rut, it can make blogging feel like a near-impossible task. As someone who knows the struggle, I took the time to brainstorm 150 blog post ideas for the new year. Whether you’re a veteran blogger looking for different angles or new blogger in search of ideas and tactics, I hope this list sparks inspiration for a year’s worth of quality content.

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    2019 Goals and 2018 Reflections

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    I rolled out of bed to a still morning with the remnants of midnight’s champagne toast in my system. I relish in the quiet moments where I’m the only one awake in my home, so I lit some candles and broke in a new 2019 planner. I took to the vacant page with a rainbow of office supplies and began to home in on my 2019 goals. January 1st may have the same 24 hours as any day, but its vitality and promise are palpable. Each new year gives us the opportunity to press the reset button. Perhaps the idea of starting fresh is an adult’s version of Christmas morning — we unwrap the gift of a new year from something bigger than ourselves.  

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    Enter My Nordstrom Giveaway

    I can’t believe the holidays are already here! To celebrate, I decided to team up with a group of bloggers I love, to bring you some holiday cheer. We are giving away a $500 Nordstrom E-Gift card to one lucky winner!

    You can see the hosts + how to enter below! Good luck, and happy holidays!

    Hearts of Gold Blog | Pretty In Pink Megan | Sunflowers and Stilettos | The Style Sauce

    Tanya Foster | The Lush List | Olive & Ivy | Street Style Squad | Dawn P Darnell

    The Middle Page | So Heather | Glitter & Spice | Sincerely Katerina | LegalLee Blonde

    From the Family | Uptown Fashion By Jess | RD’s Obsessions | Lou What Wear | Haute Sweat

    The Confused Millennial | How 2 Wear It | Lovely Silvia | L. Avenue | Cup of Charisma

    Josephina Collection | SheSheShow | Happily Inspired | Lifestyles by Lauren

    Hey Kaily Mae | Glamorous Versatility | Tayler Malott | I’m Fixin’ To

    One lucky winner will get a $500 Nordstrom E-Gift Card. This giveaway is brought to you by the wonderful influencers above, be sure to check out their websites for gift guide suggestions! Enter by performing the actions listed in the Rafflecopter below for a chance to win!

    Make sure to do the actions in the Rafflecopter before marking they are done! Marking done doesn’t automatically perform the action. Good luck! Winner will be announced in the Rafflecopter on this blog post.

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    One winner, giveaway runs from December 5, 2018 to December 19, 2018 (concludes at 11:59 PM on the last day). Open to the U.S. and Canada only. Void where prohibited. By entering you are agreeing that you are performing the actions in the Rafflecopter that you have marked as done. By entering you acknowledge that you are agreeing to the newsletter subscriptions and all other terms & conditions of the giveaway. More giveaway details can be read in the terms & conditions here. Winner will be announced within 14 days of the conclusion of the giveaway and entries will be verified by the hosts. Thanks for participating, I can’t wait for you to check out these amazing bloggers!

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    The Coziest Ethical and Sustainable Sweaters for Winter

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    Happy Tuesday, friends! Houston has had some temperamental weather. This weekend was as high as 80 and tonight we’re back in the 50s! Needless to say, I would love for Mother Nature to just make up her mind and let the winter settle in. I’m traveling to South Florida this weekend to be with family for the next three weeks. While I won’t need merino wool or chenille, I can’t help but cozy up in the meantime and enjoy the cold front. I’m trying my absolute best to make Cup of Charisma a resource for sustainable brands and brands that give back to a cause (like my sustainable boot guide from fall), so today I’m rounding up several brands that fit that criteria. I hope you enjoy these cozy sustainable sweaters for winter.

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