With all the shopping I do, you would assume I’ve already marked off most of the items on my gift list. Nope. Not me. I’m a MAJOR procrastinator and often leave the hard ones to crunch time. Co-workers, neighbors and family friends are the toughest for me, so I recently put together a round up of gift ideas that have helped me shop for the most challenging people on my list:
Updated 11/23! Every year my mother and I take a nap after Thanksgiving dinner and head straight out the doors around 10PM to join in on all the madness that surrounds Black Friday. We save the BIG ticket deals for Cyber Monday (like tech products and furniture for example), but our typical trips to the mall consist of those clothing, accessories and shoe items on our wishlist. I’ve taken the madness out of Black Friday and compiled THE best deals online…and i’m sharing my favorite picks too!
Ya’ll know I love a good deal. So when I first discovered SheIn (also known as SheInside), I was excited about the endless selection of styles and it’s budget-friendly dupes! Although there are some great things I can say about this site, prices have increased over the past few years and the overall quality of items may be a hit or miss, if you’re not familiar with the common telltale signs. Read the guide below for my top seven tips and tricks on how to shop at SheIn without the disappointment.
Ya’ll know I can never pass up a good deal. But when it comes to my cell phone, I don’t mind splurging. My husband surprised me with an iPhone X for Christmas and I realized quickly how difficult it was to find a durable case in a modern design. Even my favorite luxury brands need a little help in this department.
It’s been one full year, since my last post. And to be honest… it feels great. I took break just when my wedding planning required a ramp up. You see, I was procrastinating for close to a year (coordinating several weddings for other brides-to-be, by the way) and it finally hit me that I only had five months to make my dream wedding a reality. It also didn’t help that my work life was getting just a tad bit demanding. And, if you know me, I’m all about maintaining a well-balanced work/life. At the end of the day, I found very little time to devote to this happy little corner of the ‘net I created. It was becoming a burden and that wasn’t the reason why I first started to blog back in 2010. Continue reading “Refreshed + Relaunched”