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Welcome to KCL Friday Finds! Today's shopping guide is full of affordable beauty-themed stocking stuffers. Don't get me wrong, I love to get candy and chocolates in my stocking, but I also love other gifts, like a cute new pair of socks and especially little beauty products.

A beauty stocking stuffer doesn't have to cost a lot. Between individual sheets masks and bath bombs  to lip balm and nail polish, you can find so many great options under $10. Several options below are even under $5.

The most universal of stocking stuffers, aside from candy, is lip balm. When given as a gift, go with something more luxurious than a Cherry Chapstick from the grocery store. My favorite lip balms at Bua Organics are all-natural and organic and come in options like Cocoa Butter, Shea Butter, and Jojoba Oil. For a moisturizing lip balm with the addition of a fun scent, try Einstein Bath Co., for flavors like Sangria, Marshmallow, and Pink Frosting.

A wonderful way to give a luxury beauty…

Our New Favorite Main Street


One of the first places Ken and I checked out after moving to our new home, in addition to the Dallas Museum of Art, was historic downtown McKinney, Texas. I hadn't seen an old main street this charming since I had lived in Maryland. Granted we had the Rose District and a few great places in Tulsa to do our weekend window shopping, but the stores were a bit limited.

The main street downtown McKinney is so large that I think we only covered a portion of it this day. Our favorite shop was by far this adorable little store called Plum Creek Primitives. There were so many cute holiday items in there, as well as a lot of unique home decor.





The McKinney Performing Arts Center didn't seem to have any upcoming events that Ken and I would be interested in, but it was still a fun building to explore. We had to go in because I needed to use the bathroom, as usual, but we wound up looking around and discovered a really cool art exhibit.

With shops like Mom & Popcorn candy shop, countless home decor shops, and a very authentic looking cajun restaurant; Ken and I will definitely be going back! Most of the building had red brick exterior, and over-sized flower pots lined every sidewalk corner. And for some reason, there were a lot of adorable frog statues scattered outside various shops.




We look forward to exploring the rest of the shops, restaurants, a farmer's market, and boutique hotels. There are also walking tours of a little village comprised of several historic homes called Chestnut Square.

Well, as for tomorrow, Ken has off and we are going to enroll the kiddos in their new schools here and take care of some other errands before we start our weekend. I hope you all have a lovely and relaxing weekend!

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  1. You two got out of Tulsa just in time, it would seem.

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    1. We sure did, Norma! It is nice to be out of Oklahoma!

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  2. Main St on every town looks a bit the same but the stores make a huge difference. I am glad you liked this one!

    Camila
    My Vogue Style | www.myvoguestyle.com

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    1. This main street definitely has a lot of extra charm.

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  3. OMG your photos are fabulous!!! What a dream place!!!!
    Thanks for sharing!
    Have a wonderful week!
    Much love, Len
    http://www.lenparent.com
    XO

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