College & Post-Grad


Mid-Year Reflection – How to Make Sure You’re Making the Most of 2018

.Happy Monday, friends! I hope you all had as wonderful and restful weekends as I did! I love coming up to my parents’ cottage, and it always goes by way too quickly. I’m hoping to come up a few more times before winter comes around!   Last night while we were wrapping up dinner I realized that August is just around the corner, and still can’t believe we’re already halfway through 2018! I think I’ve had more life changes happen…

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Home Decor,Lifestyle

Affordable & Gorgeous Home Decor on Sale Right Now!

We’re currently in the process of re-designing and decorating our living room, and it has been a slow process. We know exactly what we want it to look like…but it’s not as if we have the budget to snap our fingers and make it happen all at once. Thankfully, there are a ton of amazing finds on sale right now that are exactly what we’re looking for!   I knew I was getting older when I started getting as excited about…

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Nordstrom Sale Early Access | What I Bought, What You Should Skip, & Favorite Finds

If you aren’t a huge online shopper, or don’t follow a ton of other bloggers, you may not have heard that the BIGGEST sale of the year is happening right now! Let me explain (and if you ARE aware of all of this, scroll down through this text until you see the images you’re looking for 😉   The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale happens once a year in July. If you’re a Nordstrom CardHolder, you get early access to the sale, which…

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Essentials of the Week!

Happy Friday, friends! This week seriously took it out of me, but thankfully as you’re reading this I am relaxing up north at my parents’ cottage in Michigan. I can’t wait for a weekend full of quality time with family, friends, and of course, the dogs! Follow along on the adventures on Instagram! (Do you follow me?!)   In addition to my weekend getaway, I’m planning on hunting through all of the incredible finds in the Nordstrom sale to help…

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The 5 Most Essential Items In My Beauty Routine

Growing up, I was never the girl who was super “in the know” or very involved in things like makeup, cosmetics, and beauty. If I’m being honest – I’m still very much a newbie compared to a lot of people that I know, but I’ve always preferred to keep things simple! I try to focus on just the essential items that help me look and feel my best, without betraying my natural look.   That said, since I’ve entered my 20’s…

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3 Easy Steps to Simplify Your Life for Summer

I know everyone always talks about spring cleaning, but this year I got a little bit of a late start on that. Something about summer to me just always feels fresh and lighter, and it makes me want my life and home to reflect that, too! That’s why I made a huge task list for ways to simplify everything down right as summer officially began.   With my old roommate moving out in the first week of June, it felt like…

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