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Comfy Cozy

Question for other bloggers: How much time do you spend on an average blog post? For me, I spend anywhere from 20 minutes to an hour on a post (this doesn’t include planning or shooting content). I have been doing this for a really long time, so I have my posting regimen down to a science. However, as the holidays come up, I spend a bit more time making my posts feel as magical as the season (or at least I try to). Anyway, I was wondering how long other bloggers spend on their posts. I’ve never asked, and it would be […]

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Twirly Skirt

This is one of my favorite skirts ever. It was made by Rueben Reuel, a designer that Beyonce wore. So basically whenever I wear this skirt I am just as famous as Bey. But seriously, Rueben makes beautiful pieces. I love them all! Shoes: Old, but love these | Skirt: Demestiks, love this | Top: Sincerely Sweet Boutique  

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Friday Fab Four

How cute are these oversized Christmas ornaments? One day I really want to step up my Christmas decor game, but it seems pointless with a toddler — also known as Princess Destructor. I am a sucker for soft pretzels, but I’ve never tried making my own. These look like a good recipe to start with. I wonder if they’ll taste exactly like Auntie Anne’s. I’ve been lucky because I have had great roommates in my life. However, I had one bad roommate and it completely changed my outlook on living. These roommate rules by The New Yorker are too funny […]

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The Books I Read in October

But first, here is a photo of H in her adorable Halloween costume! She is holding her incredibly well-crafted candy bag. What can I say? I’m a crafting genius. I think I am in a reading rut! I know how to fix it, though. I have got to stop reading Kindle Unlimited books. There is a time and a place to be cheap, and books are not one of them *sigh*. Okay, here are the books I read in October. Eileen: I read this book because David Sedaris (my favorite person/author in the world) told me to read it. Eileen was also […]

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It’s basically holiday party season

If you’re excited about dressing for the holidays but don’t want to go too crazy because people judge, disguise your holiday enthusiasm with a cardigan! That’s what I did, at least. Shoes: Necessary Clothing (very old, but I LOVE these) | Dress: Shabby Apple | Cardigan: Tracy Reese (similar) | Bracelets: KJP (Get 15% off using CLAREKJP) | Necklace: Manic Trout

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How to Dress Up Flannel

Fall and flannel are like peas and carrots (except peas and carrots are gross, flannel and fall are delightful). Anyway, you probably want to wear your fall flannel as much as possible, but flannel can be hard to dress up. Therefore, our cozy flannel tops are usually delegated to weekend lounge wear. It doesn’t have to be this way! Flannel can be dressy if you style it right. The key is to have fancy details. I chose this gold belt as my focal point and went from there. Skirt: Express (old, but love this) | Shirt: Humble Chic c/o | Bag: Rebecca […]

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Friday Fab Four

I got Hannah her first apple cider the other day (which was also her first taste of juice! Double milestones!). Her drinking apple cider made me wonder what the difference between apple cider and apple juice is. Basically, apple cider is ‘raw’ apple juice. The more you knoooowwwww! This might be sacrilege to some, so prepare yourself. My husband bought Oreos the other day and they were not as delicious as I remembered. They tasted like chocolate and chemicals. I soon realized that the chemical taste was the filling. The filling was ruining everything! So I scraped the filling out and replaced […]

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Laid Back Fall

Whenever it gets cold enough to wear a sweater I always think of this SNL clip. Shoes: Marc Fisher LTD: Jeans: Gap | Sweater: J. Crew | Bag: Charming Charlie (love this)

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3 Halloween Costume Ideas For Lazy Girls Who Are Also Broke

Maybe Halloween snuck up on you this year. Or maybe you’re like me and you spent an insane amount of money on your toddler’s costume so now there is no money left for you. Either way, Halloween is here and you need a costume. Here are three costume ideas that are insanely easy to cobble together and should cost little to no money at all. They are also fairly warm, so you don’t have to worry about a post-Halloween cold. EARLY 2000’s MARY-KATE/ASHLEY Remember all those photos of Mary Kate and Ashley from the early 2000’s? They were always wandering […]

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Friday Fab Four

You guys, I am all about getting beauty treatments that may seem excessive and moderately vain. What can I say, I love a good before/after moment. But an eyelash perm is taking things too far. Mostly because it appears to be a lot of work for a minimal before/after moment. Watch this video. You’ll see what I mean. I never get tired of people doing the TZ anthem JuJu on that Beat dance. I could watch videos of people doing the dance for days. This week, my favorite JuJu on that Beat video is this one. Have you ever heard of pancake […]

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