Christmas Early: Upgrading to an Air Fryer

House and Home Lifestyle

About a decade ago I bought us a toaster oven on Overstock. It was $35 and was awesome for cooking for the two of us without heating up the whole house with the oven. Once Emerson was on the scene, it was popular for toast and cooking up some chicken nuggets. Sadly, that lovely $35 toaster oven kicked the bucket in early November. I was sad, that toaster oven got…

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Capsule Wardrobe: Elegant Professional

Capsule Wardrobes Fashion Advice

When you have to dress in business attire every day for work, it can get expensive. Blazers, lined trousers, matching suits, and then all the alterations… to have a different outfit every day for your job can lead you to the poorhouse. In Corporate America, more than anywhere else, it makes sense to build a capsule wardrobe for your work clothing. With a cohesive collection of pieces, you can have…

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What I Wore: Cocktail Party Jumpsuit [Sponsored]

Outfit Posts Winter

This post is sponsored by Kohl's and ShopStyle Holiday parties are a great time to whip out the glitz and glam, but if that's not your style, that doesn't mean you can't look cocktail party-ready. Kohl's reached out and asked to have me style some of their fashion and I decided to dress for a cocktail party, since I know so many of you have these events on your calendar…

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Gift Guide for the Guys

Lifestyle

Some guys are super easy to shop for, and some notsomuch. Don’t get caught up in the plaid shirt/tie trap, here’s some suggestions on fun and fabulous gifts at a variety of pricepoints. And most of these gifts would be great for any person, not just the men in your life! Gift Guide for the Men in Your Life R2D2 French Press I mean come ON, how awesome is this?…

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What I Wore: Velvet Pantsuit

Outfit Posts Winter

Jacket: Stretch Velvet Open Blazer c/o Ellos (14) | Pants: Stretch Velvet Wide Pants c/o Ellos (14) | Camisole: LOFT (old; similar) | Shoes: ASOS | Bag: OTAAT/MYERS Collective (budget friendly alternative) | Coat: Faux Fur Snap Front Coat c/o Ellos (M) | Bracelet: Banana Republic (similar) | Earrings: Sparkling Crystal Stud Earrings c/o Talbots Looking for a way to look glam but feel as comfortable as if you were…

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Small Business… Sunday?

Fashion Advice

All week I have had pain in my neck and shoulder and it progressively got worse to the point that typing was torture. But this morning I woke up feeling better and I had to share a few of my favorite small businesses that I planned to feature yesterday but deserve love any day of the year. My Favorite Small Businesses Love,Cortnie Handbags Cortnie used to live in my neck…

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The Best Black Friday Deals for Fashion and Beauty

Fashion Advice

The Best Black Friday Deals in Fashion and Beauty Essentially every retailer has a promotion for Black Friday, but not all are worth getting up at the crack of dawn or spending time away from family. Below is my opinion on the best Black Friday deals going on today and through this weekend, and a few tips of what to purchase at each of the sales.  As I learn of…

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Happy Thanksgiving

Lifestyle

This morning in the community garden, wearing Universal Standard overalls (Small), an old J. Crew striped top, an old Halogen cashmere beanie, Ray-Ban aviators, and Sorel boots This morning I didn’t set an alarm. I woke up, did some sun salutations, and went to the community garden to pick cabbage for the side dish we’re taking to my cousin’s house for Thanksgiving. They say that cabbage is sweetest after the…

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