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Cyber Week 2017 Sweaters on Sale!!

Cyber Week 2017 sweaters on sale - ski weekend sweater

Cyber Week 2017 Sweaters on Sale! So many retailers are starting their Black Friday sales early this year to try and beat out their competition.   While some retailers may drop their prices an additional 10% for Black Friday or Cyber Monday I am shopping now to make sure I get my sizes.   The additional 10% saving can usually be price adjusted but I find the margin to be so small I don’t usually bother if it’s just a…

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Nordstrom Black Friday Sale Has Started Early! See my favorites…

Nordstrom Black Friday sale - off the shoulder sweater and white skinny jeans on pinterestingplans

Nordstrom started their Black Friday Sale early!    All the retailers are in a race to get ahead of each other which means more sale days for us.    If you like to shop from a warm couch without makeup like me I have rounded up my favorite items from their sale.   Some of my closet favorites are now marked down. This faux fur collar jacket is an investment coat (ON SALE) but it’s GORGEOUS!!!   It’s something you can keep…

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Gifts for the Gal on the Go – Athleisure Gift Guide for Women 2017

athleisure gifts for her - 2017 holiday gift guide for women

Today I am rounding up athleisure gifts for women. Athleisure Gifts For Women Athleisure has been one of the fastest growing women’s trends and it’s showing no sign of slowing down.   Today I am sharing some athleisure gift ideas for the gal on the go in your life! I am guilty of wearing gym clothes on days I have no plans to hit the gym.   They’re comfortable and practical for running errands.  I have way too many pairs…

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Clothes,Holiday Shop,Outfits,Uncategorized,Winter

5 Fun Holiday Theme Party Ideas

holiday theme party ideas - après ski theme party decor - faux animal head mounts

Today I am sharing some fun holiday theme party ideas in collaboration with ModCloth. 5 Fun Holiday Theme Party Ideas All of the holiday parties I’ve attended in the last few years have been very adult.  It doesn’t take much to please me – food and drinks are plenty.  I used to put in a lot more effort and it made the parties a lot more memorable.   In my 20’s I used to host a sexy Santa themed holiday party…

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Clothes,Lifestyle (Home, Travel, Family),Outfits,Personal,Uncategorized,Winter

Cute Boy Names 2017 and Must Have Mommy and Me Boots

cute boy names 2017 and the BEST Fall and Winter boots for mom and child

Today I am sharing the meaning behind my boys’ names and the cutest mommy and me Fall and Winter boots in collaboration with Koolaburra. Favorite Boy Names 2017 Through both of my pregnancies there were lots of girl names I loved.    I planned to name the daughter I never had Macy.  I also really loved Everly and several other girl names.   Cute boy names were much harder to come by. My maiden name was MacGillis (nicknamed Mac for short) so I…

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Holiday Shop,Uncategorized

Cozy Gifts For Her | Holiday Shopping Guide 2017

cozy gifts for her - holiday gift guide 2017

Today I am sharing cozy gifts for her – i.e.: my Christmas list. If you ever watch my Instagram stories I share a lot of my home and you know I have a blanket addiction.   I have cozy throws on every piece of furniture.   Partly because I like to curl up in a blanket and partly to protect my mostly white furniture from my 2 little boys.  Throw blankets get a lot of use at my house and…

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Gifts For Guys Under $50 | Holiday 2017

holiday 2017 gifts for guys under $50

Today I am sharing a post with gifts for guys under $50.   For me, the two hardest people I shop for are my brother and husband.  So hopefully some of these mens gift ideas will help some of you in the same boat. Holiday Gifts for Guys Under $50 I always ask my husband for his input when I do a men’s gift guide.   My husband has expensive tastes so I am mentioning his top picks  but they do…

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Clothes,Holiday Shop,Outfits,Uncategorized,Winter

Casual Holiday Outfits For The Family

PIN THIS! casual holiday outfits for the family - cozy and comfortable mommy and me outfits

Today I am partnering with Abercrombie to share some casual holiday outfits for the family.  If you haven’t shopped at Abercrombie recently, they completely rebranded a couple years ago.  When I was a teenager Abercrombie was most well known for their sexy, shirtless, teenage models.   Not gonna lie, the cougar inside me sort of misses the shirtless male models, but I’m comforted by the cozy chic styles that replaced them.   If your style aligns with mine – you need…

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Beauty,Uncategorized

Makeup Tips For Aging Skin – What to Change up in Your 30’s and Beyond

Makeup Tips for Aging Skin - Things to Change in your 30's and beyond

Today I’m sharing makeup tips for aging skin in collaboration with Walgreens and Shopstyle.  Since entering my 30’s I have noticed a lot of changes in my skin.  The following is what I have changed in my make-up routine to keep things as flattering as possible.  As a disclaimer – I realize I am only 35 and things will only get worse.  I am not a makeup artist or skincare expert, and I recognize 35 is young relative to some.  …

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Clothes,Holiday Shop,Outfits,Winter

Velvet Holiday Outfit 2017 – Two Style Options

SAVE THIS!! velvet holiday outfit - open back sparkling camisole and velvet leggings on pinterestingplans

Today I am sharing a velvet holiday outfit in collaboration with Express.  When I asked on Instagram if you guys were interested in holiday outfit ideas 90% of those who answered said “YES”. Velvet Holiday Outfit – Two Ways So the hero piece of this outfit is these velvet leggings.  The velvet trend is huge right now.  I live in Connecticut so the holiday party season is a cold time of year.  I wanted to give an alternative to cocktail…

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