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Patriotic Style Inspiration + Red Peplum Top

summer styleHere we are, friends. The last week of June. It’s definitely not too early to be thinking about 4th of July plans. What are you doing this year?

We often have a party with family and friends, and we’re hosting this year! Typically we grill hot dogs and burgers and everyone brings a dish to pass. We play yard games (bean bag baseball is a crowd favorite- have you heard of it?) and make s’mores. We can usually see local fireworks from our front yard and it’s so nice not to fight crowds and parking. We just all move our chairs to the front of the house at 10 PM and enjoy.

The last several years I remember the weather being pretty warm on the 4th, which is typical of July weather in Michigan. Read More

Raspberry Lemonade Mocktail | Memorial Day Weekend

Raspberry Lemonade MocktailCheers to Friday and to Memorial Day weekend! If you didn’t catch Wednesday’s post, you can read it here. I’m saying goodbye to a boozy summer and so I’ve turned to the world of mocktails for the time being. 😉 Today I’m sharing a fun and easy recipe for a Raspberry Lemonade Mocktail. It can also be made with alcohol if that’s your cup of tea.

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Summer Sandal Wish List

tassel tote and espadrille wedgesHappy Friday! I was hoping that spring weather would be in full swing by now, but it’s actually been a bit cold here! Like, in the 40’s and 50’s this week– burr! So, I’m engaging in some wishful summer thinking today and rounding up some fun picks for summer sandals. Read More

Easter Dress | The Perfect Floral Wrap Dress

Easter dress - floral wrap dressSeveral weeks ago I ordered this floral wrap dress from Banana Republic Factory. To be honest, I added it to my order so I could get free shipping. I wasn’t expecting to keep it, but when I tried it on- I was in love! I thought it would be the perfect dress to wear to Easter this spring.  Read More

Tie Sleeve Peplum Top | Date Night Look

tie sleeve peplum top | date night lookAre you loving this weekend-to-work series as much as I am? One of my favorite recent purchases has been this tie sleeve top from Banana Republic. When I saw it online I thought, tie sleeve and peplum– yes please! I ordered it hoping I would like the style, and was so happy with the flattering fit. I ordered it knowing it would be a great addition to my work wardrobe, but thought it could also be fun dressed down for a date night. Read More