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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…

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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…

Spring Looks with XOXO

This post is sponsored by XOXO and Her Campus Media. As always, all opinions are 100% my own. Thank you for supporting brands that make Sophisticaition possible! Spring has finally come, even in Chicago!! I am so excited to share some fun and trendy looks with you for the new…

Peep S’mores Dip

We saw this fun recipe floating around Pinterest and Facebook a few months ago, so our family decided to try it out (with a few tweaks to our liking). It worked out so well that I decided to share it with you in case you want to make it this…

Tervis x Game of Thrones

This post is sponsored by Tervis. As always, all opinions are 100% my own. Thank you for supporting brands that make Sophistication possible! The final season of my favorite show, Game of Thrones, begins on April 14. I’ve been watching for so long now! It’s going to be sad to…

March 2019 Favorites

We’re bringing back my monthly favorites post! When I was talking on IG stories last week about how I track analytics for my blog posts, I was shocked to hear that many of you are interested in the back end of this whole thing! I’ll be sharing your 3 favorite…

2019 Easter Dresses

I’m on the hunt for my Easter dress this year – and I had to share some of my favorites with y’all in the meantime!! Depending upon what you and your family do on Easter, your dress can be super casual or super formal. I try to avoid strapless or…

Graduation Dress Roundup

Graduation is just a few weeks away for the class of 2019! The most important thing about your graduation dress is feeling comfortable. You’ll be wearing this for a long period of time. There will be LOTS of photos. It will be hot. Things will get sticky. The last thing…

Why Blogs Still Matter in 2019

Blogs are dead. You’ve probably read that somewhere recently. Maybe you even heard an Instagram influencer saying it on their stories. People are blowing up on social media, and brands are pushing more budget to social activations than ever before. It’s 2019 – why are blogs still important? No Algorithms…

Cute Doormats

One of the easiest ways to update your home’s exterior is by adding a new doormat. I love the funny and sassy sayings, as well as the cute little patterns. Even if you’re in an apartment, a doormat is a way to make the space your own. I rounded up…

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