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Vacation Rental Packing List

vacation rental picking list using walmart+ membership

Last year we bought a vacation rental in Florida and I had polled on Instagram stories if people would be interested in a packing list. Renting a vacation home is a great way for families to get away together but it’s not like staying in a hotel! In this post I mentioned how I used my Walmart+ membership to let a few essentials get ahead of me on the trip so I wouldn’t have to pack them. Today I’m sharing…

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Home Interior,Lifestyle (Home, Travel, Family)

Crate and Barrel Lounge II Sofa Review

crate and barrel lounge ii sectional review

Whenever I post photos or our living room on Instagram our Crate and Barrel Lounge II sofa always get a lot of questions about the color, comfort, and durability. We bought the lounge sofa over 5 years ago so I’ve had plenty of time to formulate my opinion, which is, THAT IS IS AWESOME! shop the room: The Lounge 2 sofa is quite deep. It’s definitely a sofa for lounging on. We don’t eat or do work on the sofa…

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Clothes

Swimsuits for a Long Torso

As a tall gal, I often get questions about “long torso” friendly clothing. There are more and more options for us tall girls and long torso ladies. I share lots of options for tall jeans and dresses, but I thought it would be helpful to put together a roundup of swimwear designed not to tug up or town because of a long torso. If you’re not headed to a sunny place anytime soon, it’s still nice to dream though! Below…

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Clothes,Outfits,Spring Outfits

Walmart Affordable Spring Basics for Him & Her

walmart fashion olive green shacket for spring 2021

Walmart’s eco conscious clothing line Free Assembly just launched a bunch of affordable spring basics so I wanted to highlight a few of my favorites. THESE PIECES ARE SO GOOD!!!  High quality and also produced in facilities that aim to protect both the environment and the workers. I thought this light wash denim would be great for spring and the fit is 👌🏼👌🏼. These skinny jeans are true to size. I am 5’11” so the length is an ankle fit…

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Capsule Wardrobes,Clothes,Outfits,Spring Outfits

Spring Casual Capsule Wardrobe 2021

how to build spring casual capsule wardrobe 2021 with neutral basics

The idea of a capsule wardrobe is to invest in versatile pieces that can withstand the test of time. For example, you can visit past year’s spring capsule wardrobe and you will see that they are all pieces that are still in style now in 2020. Gap has a great selection of classic, timeless styles which is why I’ve built this year’s spring capsule wardrobe entirely from their women’s section. How to Build a Capsule Wardrobe for Spring 2021 When…

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Clothes,Outfits,Spring Outfits

3 Ways to Style White Skinny Jeans

cute outfit ideas with white jeans for spring 2021

Happy Friday! Express is having a site wide sale with markdowns from 40-60% off. I thought now would be a good time to share some neutral outfits that will be great for springtime. First is this wrap front sweater – it’s nursing-friendly! I love the ribbed texture. It’s super soft and not itchy at all. It looks great paired with white and blue denim. I’m wearing xs. A pair of white skinny jeans are spring closet staple for me. This…

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Clothes,Outfits,Spring Outfits

Forever 21 Spring Try-On Haul

how to style forever 21 duster cardigan as a sweater dress

In honor of my 39th birthday I wanted to share my February Forever 21 haul! Forever 21 is a store I’ve been shopping at since well before, and clearly well after the big 2️⃣1️⃣ passed me by. I’ve always been able to find great on trend fashion pieces there at really good prices. I was pleasantly surprised when last month I ordered some spring transition outfits from Forever 21 and the entire order was all wins. Any online order can…

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Clothes

Wedding Guest Dresses for the Spring

While it’s not officially wedding season yet, many couples have been planning to have late winter and spring weddings. If you have an upcoming wedding or formal affair, you are probably looking forward to getting out (safely) and dressing up! While I prefer joggers and leggings, getting dressed up now and then is fun! I rounded up some wedding guest dresses that are perfect for late winter into the spring season. They are all under $200! Scroll down to shop!…

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Beauty

Connecticut Hand Tied Hair Extensions

where to get hand tied hair extensions in avon connecticut

If you’ve been following the last few years you know I am a fan of hair extensions. I’ve tried several types and most recently got hand tied extensions applied by Sam at Lux Hair Co in my hometown of Avon, CT. The team at Lux (Sam, Shaun, and Samantha) created a method that is a combination of 3 steps that gives a hidden, minimal point of contact look. They are in the process of patenting this technique to train other…

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Clothes,Outfits,Spring Outfits

Affordable Spring Outfits with Forever 21

fashion blogger forever 21 haul 2021

Finding cute yet affordable outfits can be a bit of a treasure hunt. I recently placed an online order from Forever 21 and it was FULL OF WINS 🙌🏻! I’m excited to share some on trend spring outfits that don’t break the bank. First this casual spring look that includes cargo joggers and a steal of a spring jacket! I am so impressed with the quality of these pieces.  The pants are a pretty ivory color and not sheer and…

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