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Star Spangled! July 4th Fashion Guide

June 21, 2017
4th of July Fashion Ideas

Asking yourself what to wear for 4th of July this year? That’s probably a no as it seems faaaar away-but it’s not! Where is this year going?!

July 4th is one of our favorite holidays! It’s during Summertime, filled with fun, pools, and cocktails. And it’s an excuse to dress festively in some red, white, and blue.

We rounded up some of our favorite picks for the holiday! A lot of them are currently on SALE and will come in time for you to style them on for the 4th! Whether you’re hanging by the pool, attending a BBQ, or just chilling at home-we have a ton of great, affordable options.

PS: Check out our looks from last year’s 4th here!

 

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Mother’s Day GIFT Guide featuring L’Occitane

May 7, 2017

We always love finding the perfect gift for our Mom on Mother’s Day. Sometimes it can be hard to be creative when you feel like you’ve done so many of the standard, typical gifts.

So this year we thought to ourselves, what’s something that our Mom never takes the time to do for herself? And we figured it out-RELAX!!

L’Occitane is a brand that is always synonymous with luxury. From their amazing fragrances to spa night necessities, we figured how could we go wrong gifting our Mom one of their gift sets.

We chose the Lavender set because we knew this scent would allow her to relax and unwind. It comes packaged so beautifully {no gift wrap needed!} and with the perfect products for Mom’s spa night in.

Lavender Foaming Bath

Mom can run a relaxing bath with this amazing foaming bath. It smells sooo good.

Lavender Perfumed Satchet & Bonne Mère Lavender Soap

Could this soap be any prettier?! It cleanses without drying and leaves skin so soft.

Lavender Hand Cream

I have always loved L’Occitane hand cream. It is so incredibly moisturizing without leaving hands feeling oily.

Lavender Scented Candle

The perfect finishing touch to this set is the candle. Light it while enjoying a relaxing bath!

Mom’s deserve a relaxing day, which they often don’t get the chance to do. We can’t wait to gift this set to our Mom on Mother’s Day!!

L’Occitane has tons of other Mother’s Day gift options and are offering Free Shipping!

Happy Mother’s Day to all you Moms out there!

This post was sponsored by L’Occitane but all opinions are our own.

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[ZARA] sale PICKS

January 20, 2017

It’s that time again-ZARA is having a sale! So you know we had to share our sale picks because ZARA is definitely an ultimate favorite store to shop for us.

We always find so many amazing pieces there and it’s even that much better when they’re on SALE!!

So here it goes, our top picks of this season’s ZARA sale:


       

    

  

   

  

 

Let us know if you pick anything up!

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{HOSTING} Golden Globes Party Edition

January 5, 2017

Who will be best dressed this year?!

Now that the new year is here, award season is fast approaching. In our household it has always been a tradition to watch the award shows with our mom.

We would always get excited to see all of the fashion on the red carpet and see the who’s who of Hollywood at these events.

For us the Golden Globes and the Oscars are always the main events of award show season. Because Sunday is the Golden Globes and Jimmy Fallon is hosting {love him!} we thought it be fun to share some hosting tips for your own Golden Globes party!

WHAT TO DO

How cute are these fun Bingo cards?! Print some out for your guests while you watch the show and see who’s first to get 5 in a row! {Could also be a fun drinking game!}

Print out ballots for your guests to complete prior to the show and reveal who the winner is at the end of the night!

WHAT TO EAT & DRINK

I love the idea of a popcorn bar!

What better snack is there to celebrate movies & TV with than popcorn?!

Supply your guests with sweet and savory toppings ranging from parmesan cheese to Rasinets!

BRIT + CO has a great tutorial for setting up your popcorn station!

As you know we are champagne and prosecco lovers so how could we host a Golden Globes shindig without a little champs!

I found this golden cocktail recipe on A Beautiful Mess and knew it would be perfect for the night!

It combines prosecco and grapefruit juice. Just add a little edible gold glitter or sprinkles to the rim to add the Golden Globes touch!

WHAT TO WEAR

Now you could totally go all out and have your guests come as their favorite celeb or come all dressed up in a gorg Golden Globes worthy gown, buuuut in my opinion I’m all about watching in comfort.

Loving all of these adorable PJ options!

   

Can’t wait to watch the Globes Sunday with some delicious popcorn & cocktails!

Happy Watching!

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We’re 99% sure we’re GILMORE GIRLS

November 20, 2016

With the Gilmore Girls revival almost here {yay!!!} we thought we’d share our top 10 favorite episodes.

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Now we are die-hard GG fans and watched it back when it was on the WB, got all the DVD sets {ohhh the days before Netflix} and still watch reruns religiously. So when they announced a revival we pretty much went crazy!

Black Friday this year will definitely be replaced by Gilmore Friday and we can’t wait. We’ll be counting down with our favorite episodes, and of course some pizza, Chinese food, Twizzlers, Mallomars, really any and all junk food.

Here is an amazing recipe for Patty’s Founders Day punch- because is it really a Gilmore Girls party without it?!

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Buy Tee’s Gilmore Girls T-Shirt here!

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Buy Girls of Gilmore Girls T-Shirt here!

{photo credit goes out to our Dad for being a good sport and playing photog for the day!}

Our Top 10 Episodes are….

10. Korean Thanksgiving

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Let’s play {HALLOWEEN} dress up

October 16, 2016

Halloween is quickly approaching so we wanted to share two easy and affordable costume ideas that would be perfect for any Halloween party or event!

We followed some easy Youtube tutorials and pictures from Pinterest and came up with some fun and spooky looks!

{Zombie}

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This makeup was super easy to recreate. I followed this picture for some zombie inspiration.

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This sweater from SheIn is the perfect distressed piece to look zombie chic. And it is sooo unbelievably comfy & affordable! I paired it with some distressed jeans and black ankle boots.

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{Little Red Riding Hood}

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Tee followed this Youtube tutorial and it turned out great! She wore some black leggings and a black tunic tank from her closet along with some black riding boots.

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She ordered this red cape on Amazon which completed the look!

We can’t wait to see everyone’s Halloween costumes! Hope you enjoyed our easy and affordable looks!

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STARS & S T R I P E S [dressing for the 4th]

June 29, 2016

June is seriously flying by!

The fact that the 4th of July is already fast approaching means Summer needs to sloooow down! Last year on the Fourth we celebrated in the Smokey Mountains which was so much fun!

This year we don’t have any fun road trips planned, but I know we will celebrate and of course, dress for the occasion.

We created some fun looks for the 4th and linked a bunch of fun options down below as well!

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Jeans: J Crew

Striped Flats: Marshalls

Purse: Michael Kors

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-CLOSET CLEANOUT-

June 15, 2016

With this summer season upon us, Kat and I thought it was time to empty out our closets since they are literally at their breaking point haha.  We both consider ourselves clothes hoarders and try to do a clean out at least twice a year.  Since my shelf literally came out of the wall due to all the items I stacked up in my closet, I figured now was the time to do a reorganization.

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\\ Mother’s Day //

May 6, 2016

Celebrating our moms or even the motherly figures in our lives, is really special to Kat and I.  And of course the go-to gift is the bouquet of flowers and a card, but with all that moms do, it is nice to treat them to some special but affordable gifts!

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We’ve got the [ B L U E S ]

April 19, 2016

Soooo, even though this was unplanned haha, Kat and I somehow managed to both feature something blue in our outfits!  It works out well because we both absolutely love all shades of blue, and it is the perfect color for these warmer months!

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Kat loves wearing dresses any chance she gets, so for this outfit she is wearing a summer styled dress she bought on sale from Cotton On!

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It is super light, almost a terrycloth material which makes it perfect for this warm weather!

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For some added detail, there is a lace up feature on the front.  And of course some necessary accessories were in order!

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Kat’s fav footwear this season are the lace up sandals! They were a perfect touch for this summer look.

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My pop of blue came from a tank I found on clearance at Marshalls!  As soon as I saw this color with the detailing I couldn’t pass it up!

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I always loved blue and black together, especially a bright blue, so I paired it with some distressed black jeans from Saks off 5th.

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The cutouts for the design pattern as well as the keyhole on the back made this shirt worth every penny!

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I chose to pair it with some taupe, suede wedges to keep the outfit a bit more dressy!

Here are some similar picks as above!

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 Please share with us some of your favorite shades of blue!

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