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Introduction to my blog

This is my first blog yay! I thought I would fill my readers in on what to expect from my blog.

I am going to be writing as often as possible. Giving beauty and style tips, I love doing makeup and hair and I love styling outfits. Sharing my life as a mommy and a wife. And giving craft and recipe tutorials. 

I titled my blog Simply Summer because I do things the simple way, makeup, crafts and recipes. I don't believe you should spend a fortune to make crafts, I use things that are very inexpensive and things that you already have at home. As far as recipes, most family's like mine, are on a budget. I don't use crazy ingredients that cost a fortune to make. And all my recipes are kid and husband approved. My beauty and style tips are all mom friendly because like all moms we don't have a lot of time to spend on getting ready. 

All my style and beauty tips apply for all women and are current up to date. 

Happy Reading! 
Summer



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