Thrift Store Shirt Makeover

Save money and bring new life to previously loved shirts for back to school.

It’s July, and for some of us that means school is starting back next month. Okay, now that you are done double-checking your calendar and wondering how the summer has been flying by so quickly let’s talk easy ways to save money on clothes. Thrift stores are a fantastic place to pick up bargains, save […]

Where To Find Ethical & Made In The USA Fashion

where to find ethical & made in the USA fashion

I’ve always been conscious of the fact that most of our goods in the USA come from factories overseas. The labor practices in those countries differ from our standards meaning long work hours, low pay rates, and in many cases young children are workers. It’s one of the reasons overseas manufacturing is cheaper. I am […]

Frugal Essentials for the Perfect July 4th #FashionFriday {sponsored}

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July 4th is coming soon. We love the holiday and usually celebrate by heading to the beach to spend they day playing capped off by an amazing fireworks show. While my kids often have some kind of cute outfit or shirt to wear for July 4th I cannot remember the last time I wore something […]

Budget Friendly Weekend Getaway Looks & Packing Tips

Weekend Getaway

Now that our summer vacation has started (as of 11:30am today) planning trips is high on my list. While we don’t have a big summer vacation planned I like to make sure we plan weekend getaways for the family, day trips, and at least on trip with just my guy. In the last several years […]

Shorts For Summer

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Summer is coming, but hot temperatures are already here. So, it’s time to bust out your summer shorts (after a quick shave of course). Several friends have been discussing where to buy cute, but modest-ish shorts. Most stores have a variety of short shorts, but if you aren’t entirely petite and thin these end up […]

Swimsuits Through The Ages With Modcloth

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Swimsuit season is here. For some of us that evokes a hearty WOOHOO, while others may feel like OH NO. I admit that in the past while I’ve been excited about beach and pool time I’ve been less than thrilled about getting into a swimsuit. I’ve shared before that I struggled with my weight over […]

Affordable Prescription Sunglasses For Summer

affordable prescription sunglasses from wary parker

I love a good pair of sunglasses. They are an essential part of my wardrobe year round, but especially important in the summer to protect my eyes from the summer sun. Whether I’m walking the dog, heading to the pool, or going to the beach for the day I need sunglasses. I would feel naked without […]

Rocksbox Review & coupon code for FREE month

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Rocksbox is a subscription service like no other. It’s a jewelry subscription service that allows you to try jewelry before you buy. Like many other subscription services you can buy the items that come from your box or you can try them out for awhile, wear them everyday, or wear them for a special occasion, […]