On 2020

On New Years Eve of 2019, I posted a photo with a caption about that year, and my hopes for what 2020 would bring. In ways that I never anticipated, this past year has fulfilled what I asked of it.…

Comfy Cozy Gift Guide

With the pandemic unfortunately still raging (wear your mask!) and us heading into the winter months, we will all be spending the vast majority of our time at home. Why buy someone a nice dress or a pair of heels…

Under $25 Gift Guide

This year, I’m trying to adhere to a strict budget with my gifts. COVID has affected everyone’s job in some way, and all the hardships…

Harry Potter Gift Guide

I rounded up my favorite items in this Harry Potter gift guide, all on the inexpensive side compared to a lot of these licensed products, if you're looking to buy for a Harry Potter fan in your life, or if you need ideas of what to send to family members to get for you!

My Favorite Fall Doormats

This year, fall is looking a little different. I feel a little strange putting out my “come in and cozy up” doormat because… well… there’s…

If I Had $1,000 to Blow: August

Welcome back to one of my favorite blog series, If I Had $1,000 to Blow! We paused for a few months, but today we are…

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2020 Picks

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is here again! If you are unfamiliar, the Nordstrom Sale is when Nordstrom unveils its brand new fall and winter items…

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Me and White Supremacy

This was not an easy post to write. This book was not easy to read. The prompts at the end of each chapter were not easy to answer. That’s exactly why I’m recommending Me and White Supremacy by Layla F.…

2020-2021 Erin Condren LifePlanner

This post is sponsored by Erin Condren. As always, all opinions are 100% my own. Thank you for supporting brands that make Sophisticaition possible! Before I dive into this post, I want you to know that it was written before…

All Of My Quarantine Purchases

With all the free time (and that gov check) over these past three months, I think I was bound to do some online shopping. Below are my quarantine purchases, a list I’ve been adding onto since the beginning of March!…