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Patriotic Swimsuit Roundup

With the Fourth of July drawing near, I wanted to start giving you some outfit inspo in the way I like to dress for the holiday… swimsuits!! I love being by a pool or a lake around the Fourth. These fun and colorful swimmies are a perfect way to celebrate!…

A Realistic Post-Grad Budget

When I first graduated college, I had ZERO idea of how to budget. I knew what I would be making each year in total, but didn’t realize A: that taxes are withheld from paychecks, so I’d be taking home a lot less and B: that I needed to plan a…

What I’d Be Doing if I Wasn’t Blogging

There were a lot of blogging events this week where I got the chance to meet up with girls for the first time. More often than not, we get on the topic of who still has a 9 to 5 and who took the blog full time. When asked, I…

If I Had $1,000 to Blow · June 2019

The second edition of IIH$1K is hereeee! It is so fun virtually spending $1,000 on things that spark joy, as Marie Kondo would say. Some of these things may very well find their way into my closet (it IS my birthday month, after all) while some are just things I’ll…

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Faster Way to Fat Loss Review & Results

I just wrapped up my Faster Way to Fat Loss program and have been getting a number of questions about it. Does it work? Should I do it? What are your results? I decided to answer them all in one big Faster Way to Fat Loss Review post so I…

Memorial Day Weekend Outfit Ideas

Memorial Day Weekend is just a few days away!! I am excited to go home and spend the weekend with my family. MDW is the first time we break out the red, white and blue this summer, and you still have time to ship a new top or dress out…

Vineyard Vines x Target Picks

On May 18, the collaborative Vineyard Vines x Target line launches on Target.com and in Target stores!! This is a great opportunity to get VV items at a fraction of their regular cost. I went through all the items in the line and selected what I think are the best…

May iPhone Wallpapers

It’s been a while since I’ve done an iPhone wallpaper post! I know you love them, and it’s fun for me to dabble in graphic design, too. I’ve always grown up being “crafty” and even had an Etsy shop making sorority canvases and paddles back in the day! Graphic design…

My Favorite Places to Bargain Hunt

I love bargain hunting. There’s something about finding a great item at a low price or saving a chunk of change. I try my best to buy all my clothing items at prices below $50 or at a discount! Today, I am sharing some of my go-to spots for finding…

The Hannah Bachelorette Bracket

Time for another Bachelor Nation season, this time with Hannah as our Bachelorette! The Hannah Bachelorette Bracket is the third I’ve made for you and I am so excited to kick things off when the season premieres on Monday, May 13. We had so much fun with the Colton Bachelor…

If I Had $1,000 to Blow · May 2019

Some days, I feel like a bad blogger. I see girls on my Instagram feeds posting daily photos of outfits they just bought at Nordstrom / Shopbop / *insert other stores I drool over here*. They’ll do try on sessions from their weekly shopping sprees and link them to show…

April Favorites

It’s MAYYYYY! I hope you saw your fair share of JT memes today, haha!! Time to check in on our April Favorites. PS: Keep reading for a chance to win something fun 😉 This post may contain affiliate links. Favorite Posts 1: Graduation Dress Roundup Graduation season is here!!! This…

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is May 12 this year! That means you have about 2 weeks to buy Mom a gift 🙂 I rounded up my favorite Mother’s Day gifts under $50 for you to get her something special while not breaking the bank!! Whether you want to get her jewelry, beauty…

Sephora Spring Bonus 2019

It’s here! The Sephora Spring Bonus starts TODAY. During the event, all Beauty Insider members get exclusive access to more points, choices, and rewards… Up to 20% off your favorite brands and products! If you aren’t a Beauty Insider member, simply register here for free to gain access to the…

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