“New Year, New You”

The over played and over used saying every New Year is “New Year, New Me”. Its time to stop setting grand and unrealistic New Year resolutions. New Year resolutions are supposed to be goals that you can reach throughout the year to better yourself. By setting unrealistic New Year resolutions it makes it hard to even reach the resolutions and then you feel like you failed.

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Its time to cut the crap and set New Year resolutions that will actually conquer this 2014! Lets have a positive and amazing 2014! Here are the top resolutions for 2014 to better yourself. The resolutions are realistic and can be met throughout the year.

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1. Set an achievable goal. Instead of saying I am going to be skinny this New Year. Set a goal of losing five pounds or less every month.

2. Reach out to others. This generation seems to be lost and not very sociable because of technology. Try to make small goals of seeing family or friends you haven’t seen. And rememberย to put the phone away!

3. Do unto yourself as you would do unto others. Lets go back to kindergarten and set the Golden Rule. Try to stop the judging and hatred for no reason. Set small goals such as making a new friend a month or getting to know someone a month. Being nice will take you a long way!

4. Find ways to be happy. The number one thing in life is to be happy. Us people forget that and we end up feeling sad. Make small goals in towards making yourself happy. Whether its buying a piece of clothing every month, going on a trip or whatever the heck makes you happy, just do it every month.

5. Maybe forget resolutions and pick a theme. Sometimes it is hard for people to set resolutions. Instead of saying “My resolution is to lose 25 pounds”. Say “My theme for this year is to get fit and healthy.” This can allow you to eat better, exercise more, and get the body you want.

 

 

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Resolutions are something that allow us to keep going and strive for better things in life. Make 2014 a year where you reach your resolutions. Positive thoughts and actions can lead you a long way, so why not try it!

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Stocking Stuffers: Last Minute Gifts for the Holidays

Two more days till Christmas Day! Have you finished up your shopping or did you wait till the last-minute. Maybe you have gotten all the gifts for your friends and families but haven’t filled their stockings yet. OMGTRENDS is here to help and give you some stocking stuffers ideas.

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Stocking stuffers are always fun. The gifts must be small enough to fit in a stocking. You can always do little cute things, but you can also do grand surprises in the stocking. Each stuffer can be for men or women.

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1. Gift Cards: Gift cards maybe seem like you didn’t put a lot of thought into it, but at the end of the day everyone loves free money to their favorite store or place.

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2. Sunglass: Sunglasses are a perfect stocking stuffer. The sunglasses can be no name or even name brand. It will be a nice surprise for your loved one!

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3. Jewelry/Watches: It’s always fun to throw people off. Get the person something fancy and place it in their stocking. They will NEVER suspect it.

4. Candy on Candy on Candy: Whats Christmas without sweets. Hit up your closest Walgreens and load up on Holiday candy and treats. Everyone LOVES sweets!

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5. Makeup/Shaving Products: Either man or woman you need one of these. Get them something they may need. Makeup, shaving products, facial wash, shampoo,etc. It shows you notice things too!

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How to Throw a Fabulous Christmas Party

Holiday season is about family and love! One of the most fun things about the Holiday season are parties. An even more fun thing about the Holidays is throwing a Holiday party. With the right combination of people, food, music and alcohol (most important) you will have a fabulous Holiday Party.

Six Steps to Throw a Holly Jolly Holiday Party:

Step One: Make the Guest List. It is very important to choose the right people for your Holiday party. The type of guest you invite depend on the type of party and the type of mood your party will have.

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Step Two: Pick a Date & Time. Pick a date that is workable for everyone. The perfect party day is Saturday at night. You do not want to pick Friday because people are usually tired from work and do not want to go to a party.

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Step Three: Get the Holiday Supplies. Buy festive colored plates, cups and utensils. Make sure to get lots and lots of holiday decor. You can get ideas from pinterest. You can also get Holiday decor from Party Stores, Target, and Michael’s. Do not forget Holiday scented candles from Bath & Body Works.

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Step Four: Determine the Dress Code. Make a wise decision when choosing the dress code. You can make your party into an Ugly Christmas Sweater dress code. You can also have everyone dress in cocktail dresses. Or you can have a casual Holiday party look.

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Step Five: Cook Traditional Holiday Food. Make sure to have ALL traditional Holiday foods and drinks. Buy eggnog, apple cider, Christmas cookies, candy canes, boiled custer, turkey, ham, etc. Get your Holiday booty on pinterest and get cute holiday food ideas.

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Step Six: Play Holiday Music. Whip out the Spotify, Pandora, or whatever music device you use and play the Holiday music. This will set that Holiday Cheer at your party.

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Top 5 Makeup Gifts for this Season

What is something most women will not walk out the door with… Makeup! Makeup is something most women need in their life. Makeup does magical things and is a beneficial thing to have. The only problem with makeup is that it cost an arm and leg.

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If you are a guy or even a woman and you are trying to figure out what to get your girl for Christmas, why not get her some makeup? Do not go to Walgreens and get makeup. Go to your nearest beauty store and spend that couple bucks on some good quality makeup. Spending the extra dollars on makeup really shows when you go to apply it your face.

OMGTRENDS Top 5 Makeup Gifts for this Season:

1. Naked 3

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2. Bare Minerals Faux Tan Face

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3. Lancome Hypnodrama Mascara

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4. Watts Up Highlighter by Benefit

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5. Nar’s Laguna/ Deep Throat Combo

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Each of these items are something that is SUPER beneficial in a girls makeup box. OMGTRENDS most defiant recommends these products. In fact, OMG Artistry CEO uses some of these products in here everyday makeup routine below.

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What’s In, What’s out: Christmas Addition

Christmas season is finally here!!! Everyone is getting into the Holiday season. The Holiday season is the best. There are lights everyone, decorations, yummy foods, gifts and most importantly parties! OMGTRENDS is really getting into the Holiday spirit. Here is the What’s in, What’s out: Christmas addition list!

1. In: Ugly Christmas Sweater Party, Out: Pot Luck Dinner

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Stop having those lame Pot Luck dinner parties. Pot Luck dinners make it awkward when there is that one nasty dish that no one wants to eat. have an Ugly Christmas Party. Its fun everyone gets to wear an ugly christmas sweater and drink lots, and i mean lots of wine. You can also have a contest for the ugliest sweater.

2. In: DIY Christmas Decor Out: Buying Expensive Breakable Decor

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Stop buying $50.00 Christmas decor. It’s a waste of money and tears! Try something new and try DIY Christmas decor. DIY are so much fun and bring families and friends closer. Grab a bottle wine, Christmas cookies and all the supplies you need to make Christmas Decor. OMGTRENDS has even made it easy by creating a post last week on DIY Christmas Decor.

3. In: Secret Santa Out: Getting gifts for everyone in the office or circle of friends

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Stop spending hundreds of dollars on people you might not care about. Yes the Holidays are about giving, but save yourself some money Try doing the Secret Santa game! It is fun and saves you lots of money!

Crafty Ideas to Decorate your House for the Holidays

During the Holidays, you have so much to look forward to. The Holidays bring families together, spreads love and cheer, and ARTS AND CRAFTS! One of the best things about the Holidays are decorating your house and even better… DIY Holiday Decorations. Pinterest will become your very best friend this Holiday season.

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Here at OMGTRENDS headquarters we are really getting into the Holiday spirit. We have been on Pinterest ALL day looking up lots of new DIY Holiday decor, gifts and treats. Here are our top six DIY Holiday Decor that we will be trying.

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Get your favorite girlfriends together and have a DIY Holiday Decor Wine Night! Wine + Girlfriends + Holiday Season = Perfect Combination. These DIY Holiday Decor are easy to do and are self explanatory through the pictures. You can also check out Pinterest.com for more details. Happy Holidays!

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Holiday Gifts under $20

December is FINALLY here! If you didn’t get all your gifts over the “The Black Friday” weekend then your time is coming up. Its time to shop for your loved ones, friends, employees, family members and whoever else you need to buy for. The Holiday season can get expensive. So why not bargain shop?

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Bargain shopping is a great thing to practice during the Holiday season. You might want to be getting everyone a great, fabulous and expensive gift, but sometimes your wallet can not handle it. With a little time, research and patience you can easily find expensive looking things for under $20.

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A great store to start with is Forever21. Forever21 is VERY popular store amongst men, women and children. It’s a great store to go to for holiday shopping. You can find lots of different kinds of gifts to by this Holiday Season. OMGTRENDS has done some research for you already. Here are the top Holiday gift items all $20 or less.