Celebrity Style with Tommee Tippee

When it comes to baby style, it can be hard to find modern, up-and-coming styles. With the release of Tommee Tippee's new MODA pacifier collection, I was inspired to pull together some celebrity style ideas for the littlest fashionistas. As a Tommee Mommee, I was asked to share the MODA pacifiers with my readers, and I was compensated for this post. All opinions are my own. Celebrity Style with … [Read more...]

Fashion Tips for Women Bad at Fashion

I'm not afraid to say it. I hate fashion. I don't have the knack for it and totally appreciate it in those that do. But for me, I just don't care enough to spend the time or money on staying trendy. So for those of you like me, I've put together these fashion tips for women that aren't into fashion but want to fake it. This post contains affiliate links, and I received the tote for review … [Read more...]

Comic Book Bags – Purses that Look Like Drawings

There's a new trend in - comic book bags. It's a good time for a spring purse, so you might want to check out these unique looking handbags, purses, totes, and backpacks that look like comic drawings. This post is brought to you by my partnership with Shopbop and contains affiliate links. Comic Book Bags - Purses that Look Like Drawings After seeing many of these bags that look like … [Read more...]

Feel Warmer and Look Gorgeous This Holiday Season

Ever since I was little I have always hated the cold weather because I don't like wearing a ton of bulky clothing. But in every attempt to feel warmer, I'd give up on fashion and just pile on the layers. I'm so excited to have had the opportunity to review a gorgeous scarf from SOL ALPACA. As part of the Mom It Forward Blogger Network, I received compensation from SOL ALPACA for my time in putting … [Read more...]

Cute and Comfy Clothing – Huge Shopbop Sale

Comfy clothing is about all you will see me wearing these days. The key is to make it cute and comfy. There's no need to sacrifice style for comfort. I have an ongoing partnership with Shopbop, and this post contains affiliate links, but all opinions are my own. Cute and Comfy Clothing Once the weather gets cold, chances are you will see me in big comfy sweatshirts exclusively. I don't mess … [Read more...]

Crazy Cat Lady Gift Guide

Crazy cat lady is said with love, and not meant to exclude crazy cat men. We love cats just as much as any cat owner, that's why we have put together a list of gift ideas perfect for the people in your life that are owned by cats. This post includes affiliate links to help us spoil our own pets. Crazy Cat Lady Gift Guide Cat Subscription Boxes: Monthly subscription boxes for cats are a win … [Read more...]

Coolest Collectible Steampunk Pocket Watch

While wandering around at the D23 Expo earlier this year, I found myself at the Starling Watch booth. The millions of tiny color combinations shining through the watch faces lured me in like magic. I'm about to introduce you to the coolest steampunk pocket watch you'll ever see--unless you see the others in the Starling line that is. I received this collectible pocket watch for review but all … [Read more...]

Top 3 Winter Boots to Keep Feet Warm

I know it's barely fall, but it's not too early to think about winter boots. I mean, really, it could snow tomorrow here in the Midwest. Stranger things have happened. Winter boots just so happen to be my favorite footwear. Thanks to my partnership with Shopbop, I am here to share my faves with you, and tell you how you can save major bucks. This post is part of a paid partnership, and I am using … [Read more...]

Fashion Choices and Confidence

Fashion has sure changed for me throughout the years. My goodness has it been a journey. Now that I am 37, I find that less is more. This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are my own. Fashion Choices and Confidence Back in the day, I dreamed of having a walk-in closet the size of my current bedroom. I wanted to keep up with the trends, and shopping was a hobby. I had lots of clothes. It … [Read more...]

Eli+Elvis – A Modern Kids Clothing Line

I am so excited to be introducing my new project: Eli+Elvis. Newly launched on Etsy, at Eli+Elvis you can find modern t-shirts and hand stamped swaddles for little ones. My goal is to bring simple, yet meaningful style to baby and toddler fashion. Inspired by my son and our adoption journey – I want to let people know #lovemakesafamily and not all families have the same story. Eli+Elvis – A … [Read more...]

My Gram – My Fashion Inspiration and Beauty Icon

My fashion inspiration and beauty icon has always been my Gram. My grandparents raised me, so my grandma was the one to help shape my personal style. Sponsored post by Lunchbox. My Fashion Inspiration and Beauty Icon Raising her own six kids and then stepping up to the plate to raise me, my Gram has always been an inspiration in many ways. As I get older, I recognize and appreciate her … [Read more...]

No More Belt Holes with Trakline Belt for Men

The Trakline Belt is a hot new fashion item for men. Ladies, we aren't the only ones that yo-yo with our weight. Our men can fluctuate as well, which can require adding another loop to the belt. Have you ever tried to create your own belt loop in a leather belt? Well, for us the results have never been pretty. The Trakline Belt eliminates the need for belt loops. Its sleek and innovative design … [Read more...]

Sexy Wedding Dress Ideas and Shopbop Sale

I can remember trying to choose my wedding dress. I wanted a sexy wedding dress that was still considered classy and somewhat traditional. Actually, who am I kidding? There was nothing traditional about my wedding. I got married on a pirate ship in Las Vegas for goodness sakes. But, to me, it's all about the marriage and the lifelong journey that takes place after that special day. While browsing … [Read more...]

Style Goals for the New Year

One of my closest girlfriends just stayed with me for a couple weeks. She is a very girly girl and all about fashion. She has inspired me to adapt some new style goals for the new year because fashion has been very low on my priority list and I really need to step up my game. This post has been inspired by Fragments.com, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. New Year - New You Typically … [Read more...]

Ross Dress For Less New Chicago Location #RossonRandolph

Ross Dress For Less is quickly becoming one of my new favorite stores. They recently hosted a fabulous event to celebrate their new location in Chicago. I was honored to attend to get to know more about the brand. I received compensation, but all opinions are my own. Ross Dress For Less New Chicago Location I'm not sure when or why it happened, but I've always thought that Ross was a … [Read more...]

Evolve Fit Wear Gift Card #FashionistaEvents

It's time for one of the hottest events of the year. If you like fashion get ready to visit some awesome blogs and enter to win some fabulous prizes! Evolve Fit Wear is our sponsor for this event and we are using affiliate links. All opinions are our own. The Fall Fashionista Giveaway Event is hosted by The Chief Blonde at Still Blonde After All These Years and Katy from ModlyChic. All … [Read more...]

Get Runway Ready Hair with TRESemmé® at Walgreens

The official hair care sponsor of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is TRESemmé®. They want to help women at home achieve runway ready hair by giving them access to the latest secrets and tips from runway stylists and new trends straight from the runway. This post is sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions are my own. Get Runway Ready Hair with TRESemmé® at Walgreens See what's happening on the … [Read more...]

Affordable Fashion for Back to School #NordstromRack

Affordable fashion for back to school outfits just became easier to find. This post is sponsored by Nordstrom Rack, but all opinions are my own. Nordstrom Rack has been a favorite store of mine for quite some time. I am so excited that they now have a online shopping option! Hunting through the store is fun and all, but we all know that I love to shop online in my PJ's. New back to school … [Read more...]

Honey Boo Boo Wedding Dress from Light In The Box

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo recently had a wedding. No matter how you feel about the show, you have to admit that Anna Shannon looked really pretty on her wedding day. The whole family managed to class it up a bit. The episode aired on August 14th on TLC. This is a Fashionista Event and a promotional item was provided to me by Coupons.com. Hosts for this event are Still Blonde after all these … [Read more...]

Swimwear for Every Body Type from Figleaves

Swimwear that fits your body type can be challenging to buy. We are all shaped differently and Figleaves knows that. I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Figleaves.com. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Swimwear for Every Body Type from Figleaves As I write this it's … [Read more...]

Comfort Meets Cute with Reebok Skyscape Shoes #skyscape #MC

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Reebok. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. I think it's safe to say that we can put our winter boots away. Although, with this crazy Chicago weather, I wouldn't put money on that. My toes are eager to break free but, I am not quite ready for … [Read more...]

Sell Your Designer Handbags at OnQueStyle

Designer handbags are fun to own, but even more fun to switch up frequently. I have partnered with OnQueStyle to let you know how you can sell your used designer handbags, and have the chance to win a previously owned Louis Vuitton Hampstead PM Handbag. Sell Your Designer Handbags and Apparel at OnQueStyle OnQueStyle is a premier designer consignment boutique located in Orange County. This … [Read more...]

RedStar Shades $500 Coupon Code for Sunglasses

RedStar Shades sent me a pair of sunglasses and I am an affiliate of the company. In any case, all opinions are my own. It's finally spring and hopefully that means lots of sunshine. It's important to always protect your eyes with high quality sunglasses. RedStar Shades RedStar Shades is a brand that specializes in polarized, sports, and fashion sunglasses. They also have a variety of other … [Read more...]

The Prom Budget – Inexpensive Elegant Quality

Prom feels like it was about 100 years ago.  It was only about 11, but eek-gad; I wish I could have a chance to do it over again.  I would pick an elegant dress and not spend so much money.  This post is sponsored by JJsHouse.  All thoughts and opinions are my own. Elegant Quality My first mistake way back then was thinking sexy meant elegant.  Now, don't get me wrong, sexy can be elegant.  … [Read more...]

Pink is in with Kohl’s Spring Fashion #SpringAtKohls

I participated in a campaign for Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Kohl’s. I received a gift card as a thank you for participating. All opinions are my own. Pink is in with Kohl’s Spring Fashion #SpringAtKohls Spring is here and I am eager to switch to spring fashion. With pink being the hot trend, I am even more pumped to update my wardrobe. I just watched the Kohl's Spring Fashion … [Read more...]

Karina Dresses #Dresstacular

As a part of the Karina #Dresstacular event, I get to try out new Karina dresses about every three weeks. Myself and some other select bloggers are showcasing our own looks and giving examples on how Karina dresses are made for every body type. Part of the fun during this event is giving you the opportunity to win! Giveaways follow each review post, giving our readers the chance at a Karina … [Read more...]

Navy and White Polka Dot Nora Karina Dress #Dresstacular

Karina has sent me several dresses to review.  I am working with a group of fabulous bloggers during the Karina Dresstacular™ Event.  All opinions are my own. My friend, Colleene, and I had a little "modeling shoot" and I just knew she'd look great in the Nora dress from Karina. With the polka dots and red pumps, she reminds me of a 50's pin-up! Navy and White Polka Dot Nora Karina Dress Up … [Read more...]

Color Block Side Panel Dress from Anatomie

We received an Audrey dress from Anatomie for review. All opinions are our own. The Audrey dress features the figure-flattering color block side panels that are on trend lately. I just love this look and find it extremely slimming. The darker side panels provide an illusion of an hourglass figure. Color Block Side Panel Dress from Anatomie My friend, Colleene, modeled this dress for me. She … [Read more...]

Karina Dresses #Dresstacular $1,000 in Dresses

As a part of the Karina #Dresstacular event, I get to try out new Karina dresses about every three weeks. Myself and a few other select bloggers are showcasing our own looks and giving examples on how Karina dresses are made for every body type. I used to only wear dresses when required. Thanks to Karina Dresses, I now prefer them. They are so comfortable to wear, and with the easy care, … [Read more...]

More Paisley Fun with Karina Dresses #Dresstacular

Karina has sent me several dresses to review.  I am working with a group of fabulous bloggers during the Karina Dresstacular™ Event.  All opinions are my own. Paisley is becoming one of my favorite prints. During these reviews with Karina, I have been trying to experiment with different colors and prints. Get away from the "safe" colors like black and have some fun with color. More Paisley Fun … [Read more...]

If I Could Choose My Prom Dress Over Again

This is a sponsored campaign with Mums the Word Network and JenJenHouse. All opinions are my own. A prom dress can feel like one of the biggest fashion decisions of a girl's life. If I could go back in time, I would definitely choose a different prom dress. Choosing a Prom Dress I am notorious for rushing through dress decisions. I don't know why this is. I used to love to go shopping, but for … [Read more...]

TRESemme® and Walgreens Fashion Week Sweepstakes

TRESemme® and Walgreens have a very exciting sweepstakes for Fashion Week. This post is sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions are my own. How does the chance to win a $4,500 AMEX Gift card plus 2 invitations to Mercedes-Benz Fall Fashion week sound? Pretty amazing prizes, am I right? TRESemme® and Walgreens Fashion Week Sweepstakes Fashionistas and trendsetters rejoice. There are several ways … [Read more...]

Karina Dresses #Dresstacular $1,000 in Dresses

As a part of the Karina #Dresstacular event, I get to try out new Karina dresses about every three weeks. Myself and a few other select bloggers are showcasing our own looks and giving examples on how Karina dresses are made for every body type. Of course, we aren't just playing dress up. ;) We are also bringing you giveaways galore. Part of the #Dresstacular event includes giving away … [Read more...]

Polka Dot Love with Karina #Dresstacular

Karina has sent me several dresses to review. I am working with a group of fabulous bloggers during the Karina Dresstacular™ Event. All opinions are my own. I am loving the polka dot Sophie dress from Karina. Every time I think I have a new favorite, the next dress impresses me even more. Polka Dot Love with Karina After seeing a few of my blogger friends rocking their polka dot dresses, I … [Read more...]

Karina #Dresstacular $1,000 in Dresses

I am a part of the Karina #Dresstacular event.  Myself and 8 other bloggers are reviewing dresses to show you the different looks and how they truly have a dress for every body.  This is our 6th giveaway and another lucky person will win $1,000 worth of Karina dresses. I am really getting hooked on Karina dresses.  They are so comfortable that I actually look forward to getting dressed up.  … [Read more...]

Colorful Karina Dress for Dreary Winter Days #Dresstacular

Karina has sent me several dresses to review.  I am working with a group of fabulous bloggers during the Karina Dresstacular™ Event.  All opinions are my own.  This time I chose a more colorful dress to brighten up these dull winter days. The plan was to wear this dress in Las Vegas for CES (Consumer Electronics Show), but our trip got cancelled due to the weather.  My suitcase was packed … [Read more...]

Wood Watch from Jord

A few weeks ago I told you about my husband and me celebrating our fifth wedding anniversary. Wood actually happens to be the traditional anniversary gift for the fifth anniversary. We found a great gift idea to fit this qualification, a wood watch. I was so excited to partner with Woodwatches.com, and received a wood watch for review. Wood Watch from Jord First of all, Jord is a Swedish wood … [Read more...]

Affordable Eyewear from Eyefly

My husband needed some new prescription sunglasses, so I was really excited to partner with Eyefly for a review of their affordable eyewear.  All opinions are our own. Affordable Eyewear from EyeFly Eyefly has awesome options for new frames on their website. All of the glasses are very trendy, and most come in a variety of color options. We really liked the virtual try on, which allowed my … [Read more...]

Karina #Dresstacular $1,000 in Dresses

I am a part of the Karina #Dresstacular event.  Myself and 8 other bloggers are reviewing dresses and bringing you giveaways throughout this event.  This is our 5th giveaway and another lucky person will win $1,000 worth of Karina dresses. Each dress that I add to my Karina collection is another that I am happy to own.  With their comfortable and easy to care for fabrics and flexible … [Read more...]

Karina Dress Great for Winter

Karina has sent me several dresses to review.  I am working with a group of fabulous bloggers during the Karina Dresstacular™ Event.  All opinions are my own.  This Karina dress is a little bit heavier and warmer for the cold winter weather we are having. Karina Dress Great for Winter This time around I received the julie dress from Karina in Charcoal Herringbone Ponte.  The julie style is a … [Read more...]

My Favorite Hot Yoga Apparel from the Onzie

I seriously cannot get enough yoga apparel from The Onzie.  I received the outfit described below to facilitate my review, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. Favorite Hot Yoga Apparel The Onzie offers my all time favorite hot yoga apparel and I should not limit it by saying it is just that.  I wear my gypsy pants all the time!  The material can actually pass for dressy in a pinch.  When … [Read more...]

Join me at the #ThisisStyle Twitter Party

Join me at the #ThisisStyle Twitter Party! The holidays are here!  We're going to be talking holiday fashion.  What to wear during the holiday season from "dressing up" to "dressing down" and everything in between.  Are you excited about 2013 Fashion Trends?  We'll help you get the look, share tips on how to wear it, and where to shop to get the look for less. This Twitter party will be … [Read more...]

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