LOVE THIS! Holiday Beauty Bets For Every Budget

LOVE IT NOW BECAUSE: No matter what your budget, I’m here to help you find the best beauty bets for your budget! Consider yourself Santa, and I’m your beauty elf!

I’ve got a big family – but, lucky for them, I love giving gifts! And this year, there is no shortage for the beauty lovers in your family. I’m talking beauty gifts for every budget! I’ve got you covered with my top 6 Moll Musts when it comes to giving beauty this holiday season! Shop away, Santa!

$10 and under: Bliss Lemony Trinkets ($10)

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‘Tis the season to bliss out! A moisturizing mini duo of spa-inspired lemon and sage, this maximum moisture body butter and bubbling body wash and bath is perfect for stocking stuffers or as a small gesture of a gift.

$15 and under: Bare Mineral Touch Up TO-GLOW ($15)

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Perfect for the shining starlets in your life – I’m looking at you, my darling daughter-in-law, this mini illuminating touch up veil pressed powder and brush are perfect for stowing away in their clutches. With these ladies always on the go, they need a little touch up to glow!

$25 and under: Sephora Favorites Give Me Some Lip ($25)

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We all love trying new lip colors, but we often don’t get them ourselves. This is why this gift is on my giving list this season! A six-piece sampler set with coveted lip glosses, lipsticks, lip stains, lip lacquers and lip tints in universally-flattering pink and nude shades. There’s even a full size product!

$50 and under: L’Occitane Hand Creams of Provence ($42)

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Everyone can use this gift during the dry, winter months: a set of five luxurious scented hand creams, enriched with shea butter to nourish, moisturize and protect. Perfect for the people in our lives who use their hands a lot.

$100 and under: Yves Saint Laurent YSL Holiday Gift Set ($75)

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A must-have makeup set of Yves Saints Laurent’s most coveted beauty icons, this even featured the prized Touche Eclat, an essential during holiday partytime. Not only is it luxe, but it also contains essentials that your gift recipient will enjoy every day.

$300 and under: Make Up For Ever Makeup Station ($300)

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The daddy of all beauty gifts! This makeup artist’s set for creating fashion show looks, is just as useful for the non-makeup artists among us out there. With 30 iconic Make Up For Ever bestselling products for eyes, lips and complexion, this has everything you could need – or want!

Moll’s Bag of Tricks: Be sure to be mindful when choosing beauty products for your friends and family. Try to avoid buying products that require selecting skin types and skin tone shades as this can get a little tricky. Regardless of the gift, don’t forget that gift receipt because, after all, the best gift is one that will be enjoyed!

LOVE THIS! Sephora Favorites “Superstars”($75)

LOVE IT NOW BECAUSE: Talk about a gift on EVERYONE’S wish list this holiday season! All in one? Done and done.

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I know you’ve bought them before – both for yourself and for gifts – and were left feeling disappointed and cheated. I’m talking about holiday cosmetic gift sets.  Well, prepare for the memories of those disappointments to melt away like the snow when you get your hands on this pretty package.

Sephora Favorites “Superstars”($75) is a 12-piece specially curated beauty treasure chest, filled with Sephora’s most-coveted essentials, including makeup, skincare and fragrance. And THEY’RE FULL SIZE!! Yep, no more of those snack size samples that make us feel cheated. This is the real deal.

Packed in this box are the head-to-toe beauty essentials you need to beautify yourself in the New Year. When it comes to makeup, you’ll be polished and pretty with Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz in Dark Brown (tame those brows!), Benefit Cosmetics POREfessional (minimize those pores!), Benefit Cosmetics They’re Real Mascara in Jet Black (lengthen those lashes!), Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream (perfect that skin!), Urban Decay Eye Shadow in Sin (shimmer that eye!), Stila Cosmetics Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner in Intense Black (get that cat eye!), Fresh Sugar Rose Tinted Lip Treatment (rosy up those lips!), and most coveted of all, the bestselling blush of all time, NARS Cosmetics Blush in Orgasm (get those peachy gold cheeks!).

And then they coif your mane with some beachy Bumble and Bumble Surf Spray, paint your nails with Formula X Nail Color in Ignite, add hydration to your skin with Josie Maran 100% Pure Argan Oil, and make you smell pretty to boot with Chloe by Chloe Rollerball fragrance.

While I urge you to be generous and give this gorgeous gift to someone you love, I also would be irresponsible if I didn’t advise you to buy one for yourself.

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Moll’s Bag of Tricks: Using just a few of these products can help you achieve a flawless, natural and easy holiday daytime look or can step it up for some nighttime glam. For day, choose the Smashbox BB cream, Fresh Sugar Rose Tinted Lip Treatment and Benefit Cosmetics They’re Real Mascara. For night, accentuate that daytime look with Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Liner In Intense Black and some NARS Orgasm Blush. All in one? Done and done.

With the holidays sneaking up on us and fresh on the heels of the generosity-inspiring #GivingTuesday and the UNICEF Snowflake Ball, I can’t help but thinking of giving back and paying it forward this holiday season. Thanks to the internet and social media, we even have more ways than ever that we can now give back. Some are as simple as clicking on a mouse, sending a card or shopping for toys. So, the choice is yours. How will you spread some holiday joy this season?

Toy Drive. One of my favorite family holiday activities I’ve ever experienced was when we bought toys for children for Christmas who would not otherwise receive them. The big difference a small toy can make in a child’s holiday is worth every penny you spend. Every year, Toys For Tots (sponsored by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve), asks for new, packaged toy donations and gives them out to less fortunate children. While it might seem like just buying a Barbie to you, it’s bringing the magic of Christmas into these children’s homes.

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Buy gifts that give back. What could be better than giving a gift that gives back twice? Buying a gift from an organization that donates all, or part, of the proceeds to those in need creates a one-two punch of gratitude: first by giving to the recipient and secondly, by supporting the organization. My favorite, UNICEF, has a whole marketplace, where you can buy beautiful, handcrafted products, ranging from shawls to scarves to home goods to jewelry, made by talented artisans. The money then goes back to the artisans and helps children. Or simply purchase No Kid Hungry holiday cards and help fight childhood hunger this holiday season. Celebrate your nearest and dearest with a holiday card and let them know that you care about ending childhood hunger in America.

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Take flight. For you jetsetters out there, one of the most creative – and impactful – ways to give back this season is to donate your leftover frequent flier miles to the Wishes In Flight program. This organization helps safely take kids and their families to their dream destinations over the holidays. What a beautiful way to give back – letting generosity take flight!

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Sentiments To Those Who Serve.  Men and women of our armed forces often get overlooked during the holiday season. Send them a little love through the organization, A Million Thanks, which collects letters to mail to our troops. A letter might take you 5 minutes but might be exactly what they need during a challenging holiday season.

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Adopt a family. I love this one! And it’s way easier than it sounds. With the Salvation Army’s Adopt A Family program, you can help out a whole family in need this season. The minimum donation is $50 in food and $50 in toys for each young child, or $50 in clothing and hygiene products for kids over 15. There is no limit to the donation, and – joy of all joys – you can even opt to deliver the gifts yourself. Talk about the spirit of Christmas!

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Remember, this time of year is one of joy for most, but can also be a painful time for many. Seek those folks out and make it a goal this holiday season to add a little joy into their lives. There is no greater gift.

LOVE THIS! Charlotte Tilbury Luxury Palette in “The Rebel” ($52)

LOVE IT NOW BECAUSE: Wearing this green shadow palette will leave everyone else green with envy.

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On this past Monday’s blog, I covered my favorite holiday fashion and beauty trends of the season and you guys wrote me, asking for more details. Seems we all get a little excited when it comes to holiday makeup!

Well, how’s this detail? The #1 must-have holiday product you’ll find in my beauty bag right now is Charlotte Tilbury Luxury Palette in “The Rebel” ($52). It’s THE shadow palette of the season. With one neutral creamy shade as the “Prime” shade, a seafoamy green as the “Enhance” shade, a mossy green as the “Disco” shade, and a true jewel-toned emerald as the “Smoke” shade, this palette’s got your whole eye covered.

So, how come you haven’t heard of this line? Well, Charlotte Tilbury just debuted here in the U.S. back in October, but has already become a superstar in the cosmetics world. Available at Nordstrom and Bergdorf Goodman, her makeup has quickly become known for its movie star looks and tutorials that every woman can do at home.

She even has video tutorials that make it foolproof to apply seemingly intimidating shades like these. So, while everyone else walks into the party with black smoky eyes or a burgundy lip, you’ll turn heads with eyes that mesmerize!

Try following Charlotte’s tutorial and adding a bit of the glittering disco shade for one of the holiday soirées of the season. Smoke out the eyes with those emerald hues, add a bit of golden bronzer and a nude lip, and there’s no telling if you’ll end up on Santa’s Nice or Naughty list.

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Moll’s Bag of Tricks: Charlotte makes it simple to get screen siren eyes every single time. Charlotte’s luxury shadow palettes are color-coded eye shadow palettes that blend seamlessly into 3 looks, taking you from DESK to DUSK to DISCO.

For your DESK look (day look), do the following. STEP 1: Using my EYE BLENDER BRUSH, apply PRIME to the entire eye-lid, with a backwards and forwards ‘windshield wiper’ motion. Then using my EYE SMUDGER BRUSH apply the PRIME shade to the inner corners of the eyes to open them up. STEP 2: Nestle the ENHANCE shade in the outer corner of the eye socket using my EYE SMUDGER BRUSH and blend. Then using my EYE SMUDGER BRUSH apply the ENHANCE shade along the upper and lower lashline.

For the DUSK look (evening look), repeat STEPS 1 and 2. STEP 3: Using my EYE SMUDGER BRUSH, blend the SMOKE shade from the outer corner of the eye, upwards and into the socket. Then using my EYE SMUDGER BRUSH apply the SMOKE shade along the upper lashline and into the socket in a half-moon shape. Also run it along the lower lashline.

And to add some drama for nighttime, try this tip for Charlotte’s DISCO look: Repeat STEPS 1, 2 and 3. STEP 4: With your ring finger, apply the POP shade to the center of your eyelid for amped up glamour.

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Warning: This kind of glamour will make everyone else green with envy.

Are you ready? I sure am. Thanksgiving is behind us, and we have a month full of holiday parties and celebrations ahead of us. And that means stepping up our fashion and beauty routines. This season, I encourage you to step out of your comfort zone, and try a few of these tricks that might just make your holiday season even more festive.

Let your dress do the sparkling. Instead of relying on jewelry to add sparkle to a solid colored dress, let your dress be the star. By choosing a dress with its own ornate, shimmering detail, you can forego that diamond necklace and let the dress itself be the statement. This shimmering, silver number, from MissElFridge.com ($114), ought to do the trick.

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Loosen up about your tights. This season, hosiery is getting taken to a whole new level. Patterned tights, colored tights, and even tights with gold foil are taking center stage this year. Check out this pair from Kensie, available at Nordstrom for only $14. Paired with a simple black dress and heels, a classic LBD (little black dress) look is transformed into a look that’s a bit more magical.

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Shake it off.  When it comes to hair this season, has anyone else noticed that so many of our favorite starlets are cutting off their long locks? And not just cutting it all off, but cutting it into a straight, blunt bob. Stars like Taylor Swift, Kerry Washington, and Brooke Burke-Charvet are making even a long-term, long hair lover like me long for the short side of things. I’ll be keeping my hair long for now, but if any of you guys are brave enough to shake it off, please send me a picture! I’m coveting these ‘dos. Another fun option? Ask your hairdresser to give you a faux-bob – it’s the best of both worlds!

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Don’t be afraid to shine. The holiday season is filled with light, so shouldn’t you be, as well? Whether you choose to add some highlighter on the tops of your cheekbones, some shimmering white “pop” in the inner corner of your eyes, or (my fave) a little light coating of glitter on the upper lid, let your light shine! Shine, shimmer and glitter are not just for the young. It’s all about how it’s applied. I’ll be bringing you some more details on how to do it correctly on Thursday’s blog.

Lips or eyes…the decision is yours. I’m not saying that you can’t be dramatic, but let’s pick our poison, shall we? If you’re going to do a dramatic, sexy charcoal smoky eye, stick with a nude or golden-hued gloss and some bronzer. If you’re wanting to play up that smile for Santa, opt for a cranberry, merlot or fuchsia hue, but just be sure to keep the eyes as simple and classic as possible. When flaunting a bold lip, this is another perfect chance to add that white “pop” in the inner corner of your eyes!

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No matter what fashion or beauty trends you choose to try out this holiday season, just remember the longest-lasting and most effective beauty tools of all: confidence and a smile. Walk into that room with a confident stride and a knowing smile on your face, and you’ll be the most beautiful – and most interesting – woman in the room.

Moll Wants To Know: What fashion, hair or makeup trends will you be shining in this holiday season?

LOVE THIS! GlamGlow YouthMud Tinglexfoliate Treatment ($69)

LOVE IT NOW BECAUSE: It leaves your skin glowing this holiday season!

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What if I were to tell you that I know of a product that can leave your skin radiant, glowing and gorgeous in just minutes per week? Well, I know of one and now you’re going to, as well. With the stress – and photo opps – of the holiday season right around the corner, I want my skin to look and feel its best and most beautiful. Oh, what’s that you say? You do, too? Well, meet my friend, currently taking up residence in my beauty bag: GlamGlow YouthMud Tinglexfoliate Treatment ($69).

This professional-quality mud mask leaves skin glowing in just 10 minutes! It works with the body’s natural moisturizing collagen to gently exfoliate and resurface, leaving skin smoother, brighter, softer, and – do I need to say it again? – GLOWING.

Aside from the glow, it also gives you tighter skin texture and smaller pores, all while absorbing impurities, without sapping your skin of vital natural oils. It genuinely makes you look younger, more awake and ready to take on the host of holiday parties coming your way.

And it’s a bonus for the couples out there, because it works wonders for men and women alike. Personally, after using it, I’m always surprised by the level of tightening and firming I see around my delicate eye area and forehead.  And I’m not alone there, research shows that after only 1 use, 97% of users agreed it left their skin smoother, brighter and softer, 91% agreed that it brightened their dull skin and 94% agreed that it provided gentle surface exfoliation.

GlamGlow me, baby.

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Moll’s Bag of Tricks: This is the ultimate party facial. Apply prior to a party and watch the compliments roll in. And, believe me, they will. Best of all, it’s a cinch to apply! Just apply a thin layer to your clean face, neck and chest. Always remember to take it down to the top of your cleavage, because that’s where age shows up first. Leave on for approximately 10 minutes, or until mask is thoroughly dry. Remove mask with water in circular motions to create deeper exfoliation and circulation. Use once or twice a week, or before any important events. And, ladies, be sure to close that bathroom door while you’re doing this, because no man is meant to see this mask on you. Trust me. 

Seven is indeed a lucky number. 7 Habitat For Humanity homes, creating a neighborhood called Music Row, right here in Knoxville, named for 7 amazing artists. That was the original concept. But little did we know how much magic and how many memories would be born from this original idea. For the past 7 years, my husband, Charlie and I have been thrilled to host our annual “Evening Under The Stars,” benefitting Habitat For Humanity, a cause that is close to our hearts.

Each year, we have been grateful to host respected country artists as they perform at our gala, including Brooks & Dunn, Martina McBride, Keith Urban, Reba McEntire, Tim McGraw and last year’s Kelly Clarkson. Each and every one of them who has graced the stage has been a gift, and has made each night a memorable one for all.

This year, on October 29th – on a clear, cool night – we were delighted to have one of the bestselling artists in history – Garth Brooks – as our entertaining guest, truly allowing us to go out with a bang. We saved the best for last, and let me tell you, it was a night that neither we – nor our guests – shall ever forget.

Captivating the crowd, Garth revved us up with his top hits, while charming us with his stories of the artists who have inspired him over the years. Over the course of the evening, Garth had us reminiscing, laughing, crying and begging for more. The most emotional time of the night was when Garth played one of the songs on his new album called “ It’s Time to Meet Your Mom.” There wasn’t a dry eye in the tent!  The new album Man Against Machine released shortly after the event and we all left wanting to add this cd to our musical favorites

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For the décor, we used Garth as our muse – sophisticated cowboy with a bit of glitz! Black tablecloths, embellished with silver sequins and silver accents topped every table. Classic, sophisticated tablescapes of white roses and hydrangeas with candles, in glass and mercury votives, adorned each tabletop. But the real star centerpieces were Garth’s signature cowboy hats. We kept Garth as the central theme of each table – while adding a good dose of glam – spray-painting the hats chrome, applying adhesive and covering them in silver glass glitter. The room sparkled almost as much as Garth did when he performed. Almost.

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What brought the sparkle to my eye, though, were all of the friends and family who joined Charlie and me for the grand finale of our 7th Annual Evening Under The Stars. We know that life gets busy, and taking time out of our busy lives and traveling for an event is no easy task, so it means the world to us that they were able to attend this magical evening.

And I want you to know  - you don’t have to host a gala to get involved with Habitat For Humanity. You can do it easily in your own city, by offering your time, money or expertise. Habitat for Humanity provides a hand up – not a hand out, and you can be that helping hand that gets a family on their feet.

How does Habitat For Humanity work? They make homes affordable for people who could not otherwise afford a house with a typical mortgage. Homes are built by Habitat staff, volunteers and the owners themselves to keep costs low and Habitat then sells the homes to the families at no profit, with zero-percent interest loans.

Habitat homeowners are deeply invested – not only financially, but also physically and emotionally – in the building process of their homes. Each family must complete 500 hours of sweat equity before moving into their new home. These 500 hours are accrued in classes that help them learn how to budget their money and become responsible homeowners. I wish I had had classes like these before becoming a homeowner!

In addition to partnering in building a home with our event, the funds we raise help support these critical classes, which contribute to families becoming the most successful versions of themselves possible. While Habitat For Humanity does offer help, more importantly, they offer hope.

For the past 29 years, Habitat has helped hundreds of families realize the dream of homeownership, and the pride that goes along with it. I invite you to read more about HOW THE PROGRAM WORKS and share in the SUCCESSES OF OUR FAMILIES whose lives have been changed by a simple, decent and affordable place to live, built by love.

There is no greater gift I have ever been a part of.

We are so proud to complete our Music Row here in Knoxville with a home named after the legend himself, Garth Brooks. Yes, they say that all good things must come to an end…except in this case. Even though this is the 7th – and last – Evening Under The Stars that we will be hosting, it is just the beginning for the families living in these homes.

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LOVE THIS! Pumpkin beauty products that actually make you prettier

LOVE IT NOW BECAUSE: It’s all about pumpkin spice this season!

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1)   GlaMER Lip Scrub in Pumpkin Spice ($11): This is the closest pumpkin pie can get to our lips without adding any calories into our daily intake. GlaMER’s lip scrub is PETA certified, made with all organic ingredients and gets the job done. Perfect for these cold, dry months ahead, it sloughs away the delicate, dry skin of the lips with its signature combo of castor sugar and jojoba and coconut oils. Just apply a small amount to lip area, wash with tepid water…or just lick off. It’s full of only good for you stuff…well, except for the sugar.

2)   Peter Thomas Roth Pumpkin Enzyme Mask ($58): This pumpkin mask is so good, it’s not just for the Thanksgiving season. The three-in-one intensive skin resurfacer packs some power with its pumpkin.  First, it exfoliates with natural pumpkin enzyme, next, it peels with alpha hydroxy acid (AHA), and lastly, it polishes with aluminum oxide. A product that can be used by teens and acne-sufferers to help clear the complexion, it is also highly effective at giving us what we want: smoother, younger-looking, polished and pretty skin. I’ll take that over pumpkin pie any day.

3)   Homemade Pumpkin Hair Mask (under $5):  The most cost-efficient of the pumpkin beauty world, this potassium-and-vitamin A-rich mask, promotes hair health and growth, while soothing the scalp. To make your own at home, blend 2 cups of chopped, cooked pumpkin (or canned if you’re short on time), 1 tablespoon of coconut oil, 1 tsp honey and 1 tbsp of plain Greek yogurt. Saturate damp hair and relax with it on for 15 minutes. Rinse and shampoo, and you’re left with shiny, lovely locks!

Moll’s Bag of Tricks: We don’t want to leave out the men. After all, studies have shown time and time again that men find scents that remind them of baking very seductive – vanilla, honey, chocolate and, you guessed it, PUMPKIN. While they might not want to smell like a pumpkin, give them a little taste of the season by keeping some pumpkin-scented hand soap in the bathroom and by the kitchen sink. Another tip? Throw them a cold pumpkin ale in the shower and tell them to rinse their hair with it. Their hair will be super shiny, thanks to the ale! And, when it comes to men, always include a little spice, which is why I love NEST Pumpkin Chai candles ($34). I know candles aren’t really beauty products, but that soft lighting can definitely make you feel beautiful.

How is it already Thanksgiving, I ask you? Well, whether we’re ready for it or not, it’s going to be here in a little over a week. To help you prepare for the pumpkin pie and turkey coma, I wanted to share a few of my tips that always leave my guests both full and fulfilled. By thinking a little outside the box, planning ahead a little, delegating tasks and – most importantly – what the holiday is all about, you and your loved ones will have a Thanksgiving you will always remember.

When it comes to décor…make use of what you have. I love coming up with creative ways to use household decor I already have. For instance, larger candleholders are the perfect pumpkin displays; the mini pumpkins, of course. Or fill a cloche or bell jar with those same mini pumpkins. These make festive centerpieces, without spending a fortune.

Give thanks this Thanksgiving. There are many ways you can share your gratitude with your loved ones – hugs, toasts or simply by just telling them. A fun, gratitude-centered activity for the whole family is one I like to call “The Giving Tree”. Prepare a bulletin board with “I Am Thankful For…” written in calligraphy at the top. Place a jar of pens and paper or paper leaves next to the board. When family members or guests arrive, have them write one thing they’re grateful for. Another option? I’ve seen hosts place mini pumpkins with a gold or brown sharpie at every place setting and had the guests write their gratitude sentiment on their pumpkins.

Delegate an official greeter. While Thanksgiving can be mayhem in the kitchen, be sure that you or a designated family member is there to greet guests, get them seated, introduce them to the other guests and get them their drinks.

Beverage service. As for what to serve, I always recommend having both red and white wine, champagne and beer available for those wanting spirits, and iced tea, coffee and sparkling water for the non-drinkers. Be sure to have sliced lemon wedges for the iced tea and sparkling water, and if you choose to serve a full bar, be sure to have olives, lime wedges, pearl onions and cocktail cherries on hand.

Modernize the family traditions. Rather than just decorating with the same ole, same ole orange pumpkins, spice those pumpkins up a bit! Spray paint your pumpkins white, silver – or my must of the moment – GOLD – to add a bit of sophistication to the seasonal favorite. Place larger pumpkins on your doorstep or line up smaller painted pumpkins in the center of your long dinner table. Want to  update everyone’s favorite – pumpkin pie? Pump up your pumpkin with some cream cheese in the filling, adding some caramel, toffee and pecans or by baking in an almond crust.  Small changes create bigger tastes.

Don’t let them go hungry.  Thanksgiving dinner can take hours to prepare and we don’t want our guests going hungry! So be sure to have some light appetizers that will tide them over until dinner is served. Serve food that will stave off hunger and not food that will fill them up! Some of my go-to’s include baked brie, crudités served with warm spinach artichoke dip, shrimp cocktail and bacon wrapped dates.

Serve up a side of healthy sides. Thanksgiving is delicious – and decadent – so be sure to include some healthy, fiber-and-antioxidant-rich side dishes. Some of my favorites? Kale salad with cranberries and almonds, baked sweet potatoes, caramelized brussels sprouts with pancetta, roasted carrots, homemade cranberry sauce (made with the fresh whole berries) and don’t forget a glass of that resveratrol-packed red wine!

Perk things up with a playlist. You know how I love my playlists. Not only do they set the mood, but they also are a gift when it comes to creating conversation. Since Thanksgiving brings family members and friends of all ages together, be sure to pick a few songs from each decade or select songs that are universally appreciated by all ages. Some safe bets? Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra, Willie Nelson, Peggy Lee, Bing Crosby, The Eagles, Elton John, Rod Stewart, The Gipsy Kings or classic jazz.

May your Thanksgiving be a joyful one, and may we all remember that we have so, so much to be thankful for.

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Moll Wants To Know: What are some of your family’s favorite Thanksgiving dishes?

LOVE THIS! Josie Maran Argan Cleansing Oil($32)

LOVE IT NOW BECAUSE: It’s supermodel’s answer to clean skin. Shouldn’t it be ours?

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Thank goodness for Josie Maran! She really puts the super in supermodel.

I know what you’re thinking. How will washing with oil make my skin cleaner? Well, I’m not saying all oils, I’m saying this one: Josie Maran Argan Cleansing Oil($32).

No, not all oils are created equally, but this particular oil, 100% Pure Argan Oil, is a powerhouse potion, filled with nourishing, skin-repairing essential fatty acids and antioxidants, that purifies as it soothes.

Many soaps and cleansers strip skin, leaving your skin feeling dry and sometimes, even rough to the touch. No, thank you. I would rather have this cleansing oil that turns magically into a cleansing milk (see details in my Bag of Tricks below). The combination of Argan oil, with replenishing safflower seed and grapeseed oils, helps to heal, cleanse and protect the skin like no soap I know can.

The best part? It’s perfect for all skin types – yep, even those oily complexions. In fact, every time you use it, you’re reminded why it’s one of Sephora’s Bestselling products because it removes every trace of makeup and dirt. It works overtime by deep cleaning those hard-to-reach pores without irritating sensitive skin, while keeping all complexions content – from dryness to dullness to acne sufferers.

Oh, and there’s another best part! What? There can be TWO best parts! It’s also free from sulfates, parabens and synthetic fragrances so everyone in the family can use it!

Try it and see what it feels like to have clean, soft, MOISTURIZED skin, without a hint of tightness or dryness! It might not instantly turn you into a supermodel, but it will make your skin feel super.

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Moll’s Bag of Tricks: This cleanser is a bit magical. To apply, just rub a few pumps between your palms. It naturally starts as an oil, but as you rub hands together, it turns into a rich, creamy milk. Skincare magic! Just rinse with warm water and pat dry. Instantly soft, clean, SUPER skin!