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Best of Summer Sales

Even though there’s only a little more time to wear them, shopping summer sales now is a smart way to get steals for next summer. I usually pick up a few items at the end of each season that are a great price, and when I get them out the following year it’s like getting unexpected new […] Read more…

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Beauty Favorites

lipstick / mascara / foundation / primer / whitening strips  I wear make up daily, but am not even close to being a make up expert by any means. I appreciate and even envy the way many girls know how to do their make up, but I keep it pretty simple and natural. Through years of […] Read more…

What’s In My Bag

I cannot stand a disorganized purse! Every time my purse gets close to being messy, I take everything out and reorganize it. I do not know how some people fish through a black hole of receipts, gum wrappers, and loose change to find their keys. 😉 I am drawn towards structured bags, especially if there […] Read more…

Last Ditch Efforts to Keep Warm

I honestly thought we’d be getting away with a warm winter this year, but now the cold has come in strong. Growing up in Michigan has hardened me to pull out all the stops in an effort to keep warm. How early is too early to start “snow birding” every winter to Florida? 😉 Here’s […] Read more…

Waterproofing Bean Boots

While Bean Boots are primarily waterproof, LL Bean makes a boot guard that goes the extra mile to make sure the leather portion of the boot repels the elements. With any natural product, like genuine leather, it needs the occasional upkeep to maintain its beautiful appearance. Boot guard contains beeswax, lanolin, and natural oils to help prevent […] Read more…

iPad Case

I’ve had an iPad for many years and use it daily, so I’ve gone through my fair share of cases. I’ve learned what works to not only protect my iPad, but have the most function possible. I’ve found that Ralph Lauren cases are perfect for style, function, and protection. I’ve gotten all of these from […] Read more…

Sweater Care

Now that sweater weather is in full swing,it’s time to think about how to prolong our sweaters so they look just as great year after year. Folding vs. hanging is discretionary to each individual. Some would never dare to hang their sweaters, but I own a few very “sturdy” sweaters where hanging does not affect […] Read more…

Transitioning Outfits From Summer to Fall

The hardest time to know what to wear is in between seasons. While it’s still technically l summer, it just feels more like fall some days. Weather can be unpredictable and your summer clothes aren’t fitting the bill. On any given day I see one person in shorts and a tee, while the other is […] Read more…

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