My Favorite Summer Fashion Trends With Shopko

Photography courtesy of Hannah Schweiss Shop My Look: Favorite Summer Fashion Trends If you’re a regular reader you might remember when I partnered with Shopko last fall, and I’m so excited to be partnering with them again to share a few of my favorite summer fashion trends!  The Off the Shoulder Blouse To say off the shoulder is a trend at this point might be a bit of a stretch. This tried and true silhouette pops up…
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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas With Woodfield Mall

Shopping With and For Mom! With Mother’s Day right around the corner, I’m so excited to be partnering with Woodfield Mall to share some of great Mother’s Day gift ideas that she’s sure to love! My mom and I have always loved a good shopping excursion, so last week we spent the day meandering Woodfield and checking out some of our favorite shops, curating a gift guide for all of the moms in your life.…
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My Top 5 Chicago Summer Activities

This post has been sponsored by Newell Brands. As always all thoughts and opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that help us bring you great content! dress, similar here, here, here and here || tote || sneakers || sunglasses Shop My Outfit Summer, Summer, Summer! Here in Chicagoland, we live for summer. It truly is an almost magical time of year that makes the other 9 months worth it. And particularly this winter, which has been interminable, you can almost feel the buzz…
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Styling a Bandana Scarf and We Got a Puppy!

overalls || tee || bag, under $40 || bandana || sunglasses, just $14! || sneakers Shop My Outfit Meet Dexter! One of the kids Christmas/birthday gifts was the promise of a puppy and with the weather warming up we knew it was time to deliver. I had been researching different breed options since my son is allergic to so many dogs and stumbled across this little guy. Dexter is a miniature Aussie Doodle, which is part poodle part Australian Shepard. He check all of the…
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Advocating for Your Own Health: An Invisible Pain

Chronic Pain I typically don’t talk about health and wellness over here, but wanted to share an experience that I had and the lesson that it taught me. Back in September, I came home from the gym with low back pain. I chalked it up to overdoing it a bit. The kids had gone back to school and I had been making an effort to get to the gym more frequently. But the pain persisted…
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When to Buy into a Trend

dress || similar jacket here and here || bag, love this and this || wedges || sunglasses photos by Anna of A Lily Love Affair Shop My Outfit The Instafamous Ruched Dress I’m pretty much 100% sure that you gals have seen this ruched dress time and again on blogs and the interwebs in general. I’ve posted versions of it here and here. Bloggers high and low have been raving about this little number and it’s with good reason. It really is that incredible. Who would think that…
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8 Must Have Summer Trends

What I’m Snatching Up to Complete My Summer Wardrobe I’m typically more of a fall fashion kind of girl; I love my sweaters and boots. But this year, I can’t stop shopping all of the spring and summer goodies! Maybe it’s because it has been the looooooongest winter of all time. But my money is on the fact that the summer trends are just so damn good this year! Step aside florals… Here Are My 8 Must Have Summer…
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The Most Flattering Dress Silhouette

exact dress, love this, this and this || booties, last seen here || similar bag here and here (obsessed) photos by Rach of RD’s Obsessions Shop My Outfit Send Spring! It seems as if the Northern half of the U.S. is trapped in a perpetual winter with no end in sight. It’s made shooting spring blog photography particularly challenging and have left me thinking about other fashion and non-fashion related topics that might fill some of this awkward time of year! But one day spring will show…
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