Friday Five: 5 Back to School Must Haves + $200 Colleen Rothschild Giveaway

the capital of cuba

Backpack | Eye Mask | Cute Notebook | Calendar | Copper Desk Accessories

So obviously, I’m many years out of college. But with so many people talking about “back to school” mania, I can’t help but think about the good ‘ole days. So, here are 5 must have items that I would buy if I was headed back to the classroom this fall. If only I could do it all over again!

As always, you can check out all my Friday Five posts here. They are a “grab bag” of topics so if you’re not quite sure what you’re in the mood for, enjoy! You can always get to them on the menu bar above (under Lifestyle). Otherwise, check out all the new drop downs on the menu bar that I’ve added to make it easier to find what you’re looking for in Fashion, Travel, Home, Beauty, and Lifestyle categories!

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Friday Five: 5 Steps to Make the Perfect Flower Arrangement

the perfect floral bouquet

Friday Five is back! After a 2 week hiatus thanks to the biggest shopping event of the year – the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale – we are back on track with this fun little Friday series! Today’s topic is something I feel like every girl wishes she was better at: arranging flowers. So I asked Miss Daisy to share 5 easy tips for creating the perfect floral bouquet.Read More

Friday Five: 5 of Summer’s Cutest Swimsuits (and What Men Think Of Them)

Most flattering peach bikini for curvy girls..

We all want to get into a guy’s head. I’m consistently amused by Matt’s take on everything. Today’s post is no different. You know all those adorable swimsuits you’ve been lusting over for summer? Here’s what men actually think about them.

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Friday Five: How to Fake A Summer Tan

asos bikini in tulum mexico at mi amor

Sugar Body Scrub | Tanning Mitt | Sunless Tanner | Body Oil | Shimmer Oil

So, it’s summer. Which means every girl in America is going to be competing for the best tan. If you’re like me, you’re not going to win that battle. As every Midwest girl knows, not seeing the sun for 7 months really starts you off on the wrong foot. A very pale, wrong foot at that. But you know how they say “fake it til you make it”? I’m not a fan of phrases like that usually but I swear there’s something to this one. So today, let’s talk about how to fake a summer tan!

And here’s the swimsuit I’m wearing – the top is $23 and the bottoms are $29! I linked to a few more affordable options too!

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