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The Current [ 5 ] Favorites

March 18, 2016

We thought it would be fun to start a new series on the blog discussing our five current FAVORITE items. It doesn’t have to be fashion or beauty related, but can range from food to music to anything really.

I love seeing what other people are loving at the moment because we love trying out different products, food, and fashion trends!

So here it goes, each of our Current [5] Favorites:

[ TEE ]

1. Cookie Dough Cafe

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Sooo, this was on Shark Tank and became super popular because it is absolutely delicious!!!  It is called The Cookie Dough Cafe and is just cookie dough simply meant to be eaten with a spoon-not baked.  I cannot stop eating it!  I bought it at The Fresh Market and decided to try the Monster and Oreo flavors both of which are so yummy!

2. Backpack Purses

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I really fell in love with the idea of backpack purses especially after they became super trendy in Hollywood.  I never loved carrying a purse, especially when shopping, so being able to be super stylish and carry tons of stuff while not even realizing I have a purse, made me really love this idea of getting a backpack purse!  Aldo has some cute styles for reasonable prices!!

3. ColourPop Lippie Stix

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Kat is the one that has been using Colour Pop lip sticks and is loving them!  I never typically wear anything but lip gloss, but because she was raving about this brand, I thought I’d give it a try!  This is a nude color called Aquarius and it is stunning and goes with everything!

4. Distressed Denim

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Lately, I really just can’t get enough of distressed jeans especially black ones!  Of course I always make sure they’re high-waisted because that’s more comfy!  I just think the rips keep you in style but still can look nice if there aren’t too many rips and tears!  Asos has a wide variety of colors in distressed denim for reasonable prices!

5. Goombay Smash {Drink}

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With the warmer months coming, I really love a nice tropical drink- that’s strong of course haha.  Bahama Breeze actually makes this drink but you can make it at home and it tastes just as good!  It’s a mix of coconut rum, spiced rum, apricot brandy, and orange and pineapple juice.  My mouth is watering as i’m typing this- yes it’s that good!

[ KAT ]

1. Lace-Up Sandals

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Last year I kept eyeing the Steve Madden Werkit sandals, but could not get myself to spend $60 on a flat sandal.

This year I jumped on the trend before the warm weather hit to find some super affordable and cute lace-up options. Both of these pairs are from Charlotte Russe and I am obsessssed with them. They are comfy and exactly what I wanted at a fraction of the price.

2. Western Accents

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I’ve been loving how Western style pieces are coming into play. I can’t wait to pair some of these options with some denim shorts and relaxed T’s or tank tops for Spring & Summer.

3. Daily Planner

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I’ve been loving using my planner this year. I know that does not sound like a  super exciting favorite, but every year I buy a planner in January and then pretty much lose it around this time of year.

This year I’ve been tracking my workout goals, blog goals, any events I have coming up and I swear I feel more organized and put together. Andddd I write with my favorite colored pens, so that just makes life that much prettier.

4. Multigrain Tortilla Chips

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Now food is always a favorite of mine, but since I’ve been trying to be healthier this year I am always on the look out for a healthier version of things that I love. Tortilla chips are probably my favorite chip and even though these are Multigrain and made with brown rice, flax, are gluten free, and every other healthy adjectives I could use they are sooooo good. Just add some mango salsa and I’m in heaven.

5. Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel

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Now I used to suck at moisturizing my skin, mainly because I am super oily and felt like I didn’t need to. Obviously I was wrong haha and I was just making my skin produce more oil.

I love this gel because it absorbs so quickly but still keeps my skin soft and moisturized. I put it on underneath my makeup and I’m good to go!


Let us know some of your current favorites! We love trying new products, food, and trends!

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2 Comments

  • Reply streetmadonna March 30, 2016 at 7:16 pm

    I saw that cookie dough on Shark Tank and have always wanted to try it! This was a fun list to read through! And now I can’t get “goombay” out of my mind. 😛
    http://www.streetmadonna.com

    • Reply Kathryn March 31, 2016 at 11:30 pm

      Haha! I love it-that means you’ve got to have a goombay smash!!

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