Chicago Yacht Cruise: Mystic Blue

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Pink Tiered Dress (so good for weddings!) | Beige Heeled Sandals | Ombre Tassel Earrings | Similar White Studded Bag | MantraBand Bracelets | Sunglasses ($55)

Two weekends ago, we celebrated Matt’s (my Instagram husband) 30th birthday with a marathon of events. For someone who hates having the attention on him, he really wanted to go big this year. I can’t think of anything worth celebrating more than him though (sappy but true)! Being relatively new to Chicago, one of the things we tried was a yacht cruise with Mystic Blue. Why not spend Sunday Funday on a boat?

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

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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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7 Workwear Wardrobe Essentials for the Female Professional

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Floral Faux Wrap Dress | Black Pumps | Black Satchel | Black Sunglasses | MantraBand Bracelets ($25)

A couple weeks ago I got a question on Instagram that really hit home for me. I got asked what my 6-8 workwear staples were. Genius! Why hadn’t I thought of posting this before? So, if you’re just starting to build your business professional wardrobe, this is for you!

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Friday Five: 5 Steps to Make the Perfect Flower Arrangement

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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 askedĀ Miss Daisy to share 5 easy tips for creating the perfect floral bouquet.Read More