Thursday, April 20, 2017
Every once in a while (like maybe twice a year?), ModCloth has a Stylish Surprise sale. During this limited quantity sale, they offer dresses for $20, apparel/separates for $15, shoes for $10, and jewelry for $5. As the name implies, it is a mystery what you will receive. Taking that risk can make me anxious, so I understand if it isn't your thing. The 3X and 4X sizes sell out really fast, so if you want to get in on the next sale make sure you are following me on my Facebook page for a head's up!
In today's post, I'm going over the three items I bought in my most recent Stylish Surprise order. You don't receive items that are meant to be a whole outfit, but I lucked out and thought my items made a cute ensemble.
Friday, April 14, 2017
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Right before we left for Maui, Sean's work had their annual holiday party (yes, in January. That is just what they do. haha). It was a rare occasion where dressing up a bit was encouraged, so I put together a festive look with pieces that haven't gotten a lot of wear. It was fun to mix things up a bit, which also resulted in tons of compliments from folks at the party. I'm happy to finally share it with you because it contains some of my great loves - bright colors, sequins, and comfortable shoes!
Friday, March 31, 2017
Hello, my friends! Today I'm bringing you a review and look at my January and February Sephora Play! boxes. I know I am behind again in sharing these with you, so I will be back-dating past reviews for the end of last year. Sephora Play! is another monthly subscription box with five samples of makeup, skincare, and/or haircare, and a fragrance sample. The box is $10 a month. The products are all items that Sephora carries, so they are easy to shop for if you decide you want a full-size product. Each box comes with a fold out pamphlet with information on each product and tips on how to use it. And if you visit a store and take in your PLAY! card sent with each box, you can earn 50 extra points with the purchase of a full-size item.
They currently have an on-going off again, on again Wait List. You join the Wait List with your email address and will be notified via email when the list is open and you can sign up. I have been really happy with this subscription so far. Although I love each subscription I get for various reasons, right now I think Sephora is my favorite out of the three I am subscribed to (Birchbox, Ipsy, Sephora).
Let's get to reviewing!
Thursday, March 30, 2017
I'm always looking forward to seeing what styles Kiyonna (sizes 10-32) introduces for the spring and summer. While they always bring classic silhouettes in pretty colors year round, with festive frocks and interesting details thrown in, I enjoy their use of patterns and color that pop up in the warmer months.
I'm a long time fan of the Promenade Top, so I am really happy to be sharing a review of the new Indigo Tie Dye version, with a little review of these denim capris by Melissa McCarthy Seven7 and my new Dansko sneakers thrown in. Enjoy!
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Today, in the first of many Maui-related posts, I am talking about some of my favorite travel accessories. This list includes packing tools, makeup and beauty bags and containers, travel bags, hair tools, and a few miscellaneous items. I'm also going over my favorite face and body "healthier" sunscreens that we took on our trip.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
I'm nursing a sickness I picked up at Comicon or that Sean possibly brought home from work. Basically, I feel super run down, scratchy throat, stuffed nose, no focus. I rarely get sick, so when I am it really kicks my butt and also makes me really mad. But I'm trying to push through and get a few things done at least.
In today's post, I am recapping my whirlwind weekend in Seattle for Emerald City Comicon. Sean and I went to the con on Friday, March 3rd, so I could participate in all the Outlander-related goodness. I found out the lead actors of Outlander, Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe, were going to be at the con via a Facebook video a few days before we left for our vacation in January. As I have become quite Outlander obsessed, I looked at Sean and said, " I have to go. I just have to." Seattle is roughly three hours away, so it isn't like it is that far in the scheme of things. We snatched up all the tickets we would need for the event and booked our hotel right away. And then suddenly the day was here.
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