Adventures With Trollbeads Fall 2018 Collection

This post has been sponsored by Trollbeads. As always, all opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that help us bring you great content! bracelets c/o Trollbeads || fleece sweater (40% off!) || faux leather leggings, also seen here and here || sneakers || leather backpacks || sunglasses c/o, dupe for under $10!!! Shop My Outfit: My Favorite Time of Year Fall is, hands-down, my favorite time of year. I love the warm afternoons and crisp evenings, the changing leaves, making a pot of steaming hot soup…
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Should You Shop For Clothes On Amazon?

Should you shop for clothes on Amazon? Some weeks it seems like my family is single-handedly keeping Amazon in business. After all they’re our go-to for books, toys, items for the home and electronics, but clothes? Should you really shop for clothes on Amazon? I’m here to tell you, the answer is yes! In fact, some of my favorite recent closet additions have come straight from this retail giant. When perusing the site, I was…
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9 Fall Essentials + The Quintessential Fall Outfit

plaid top || jeans || boots || tote || sunglasses || necklace Shop My Outfit: And just like that, it’s September… This past weekend marked the unofficial start to fall, and this week the weather is expected to follow suit. I love summer, but I’m a fall girl at heart. I love sweater weather and hot coffee and chili in the crockpot. I’m ready for warm days and chilly evenings, turning on the oven, Sunday football games and pumpkin patches. And with these beautiful leaf…
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Real Life Outfits and A Little Intro

cardigan, just ordered this one || lace trim cami || jeans, updated updated version || sunglasses, look for under $10 || necklace Hey, Girl! I’ve noticed lately that I have some new friends over here and thought it would be fun to re-introduce myself to those of you who might be newer readers! Wishes & Reality was born in 2014 and focuses and fashion, food, home and family. And what initially started as a creative outlet has come to encompass all corners of my…
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Summer Pieces to Transition to Fall

jacket, just $30, comes in lots of colors!! Last seen here and in pink, here || similar tee here and here, obsessed! || jeans || wedges, also love these || sunglasses, love!|| bag, similar here || similar earrings here and here photos by Katie Niemiec ‘Tis The Season Ok girls, it is so hard to believe that I’m here writing about fall again! Weren’t we all just transitioning to spring?! Usually I’m ready…ready for school to start; ready for pumpkin spice; ready for sweaters and boots. But this year not so much. This year I’m clinging…
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Ruffled Gingham and My End of Summer Bucket List

photos by Katie Niemiec jean jacket, also love this one || tee, love this one || asymmetrical ruffled gingham midi skirts here, here here, also love this one || wedges, obsessed with these! || bag, similar love this one and this one || earrings || sunglasses Shop My Outfit And just like that, it’s over… Ok, asking for a friend here…where the heck did summer go? Dang guys, this has to be the fastest summer on record over here and something tells me I’m not the only one feeling this way. The school supplies have been…
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What to Look for When Buying New Shoes

This post is sponsored by Kohl’s. I was paid for this post and received the included shoes as compensation. Thank you for supporting the brands that help us bring you great content! What to Look for When Buying New Shoes As I’ve gotten older I no longer sacrifice comfort for style when it comes to shoes. I insist on both. Which is why I’ve long been a fan of the madden NYC brand for super…
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Planning a Day Trip to Western Michigan

photography by Hannah Schweiss skirt, last seen here, very similar options here, here and here || tee, similar, love this, this and this || bag || scarf || sandals || sunglasses || similar earrings Shop My Outfit: Planning a Day Trip to Western Michigan The stars rarely align, and when they do it’s best to take advantage… After feeling incredibly cooped up for the past 6 weeks recovering from my leg surgery earlier this month, I had a serious itch to get out of town, if only for the day. With perfect weekend weather on tap (78 and…
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