Archive of ‘Tips & Tricks’ category

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? šŸ˜‰ Here’s […] Read more…

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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 upkeepĀ to maintainĀ 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…

Color Crush

Although it’s not technically fall yet, I love looking at all the fall arrivals in stores and online. I like to pick up a few new items each season, but I also enjoy finding different ways to wear old favorites. One theme I’ve been seeing lately is the fresh pairing of soft, indigo blues with […] Read more…

Cleaning Jewelry

It’s good to take the time every once in awhile to assess your jewelry to determine what needs cleaning. It is easy to forget that those pieces we wear every day need a little spiffing up every now and then. Here are three different types of jewelry and three different products I used to give […] Read more…

Online Shopping Hacks

photo via pinterest I love online shopping, not in an “addiction” way, but because it can sometimes be easier to find deals when you can price shop and find coupons with ease. Over Memorial Day, I purchased these $139 Thinsulate Bean Boots and I paid $21 out of pocket. Here are my tips for online […] Read more…

Trending: The Polo Shirt

I’ve worn polos my whole life due to school uniforms growing up and then a very strict dress code in high school, but in the past few years have worn them less and less as I’ve gravitated towards button down shirts. Recently I saw a lady walking on the sidewalk in jeans and a polo […] Read more…

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