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Style Watch: My Favorite Summer Swimsuits Under $50

Summer is in full swing and with Mexico and Mallorca on my summer travel plans I wanted to freshen up my beach wardrobe with some new swimsuits that wouldn't break the bank. I've bought expensive bathing suits in the past and personally haven't found them to be that much better than the ones I buy at Gap or Target. I've purchased these bathing suits myself and found them to be good quality and held up after washing. I recommend hand wash and drying on the line for lifetime wear, I find that when I put them in the washing machine the lining will bunch up in the chest area. All of these suits are under $40 and most under $30! So if...

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Happy Pride Month!

 It's June and I bet you've been seeing rainbows all over the place. Pride month is a colorful reminder to be more accepting and inclusive to all of the unique traits that make us all so different and special. I was impressed that my local Target had a whole pride section right when you walked in the door. I live in liberal California but I remember not so far back in 2008 when Prop 8 passed eliminating same sex marriage. Thankfully it has since been overturned but that was only eleven years ago. Mainstream society has come along way in recognizing LGBTQ rights but there is still a long way to go.  Rainbow Baguette Necklace  - Vermeil Pride stands for the positive stance against discrimination...

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Stress Free Mother's Day Guide

Mother's Day is almost upon us, and I'm looking forward to doing it easy and relaxed this year. It's been non stop go with work and school and sports schedules and I'm looking forward to keeping things simple. Here are a few things that I'm in obsessed with lately, hope you enjoy!   I spotted my good friend Julia wearing these, raving about how comfortable they are. I walk a lot - gotta keep up my 10,000 steps a day! So comfort and style are key and it's often hard to find both. I like that unlike most flats they have a sturdy sole and a solid construction. Plus, they're ethically made in Peru so you can feel good about your...

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Valentines Day Gift Guide 2019

 Wow, it's the first day of February and we are a full month into 2019! We've survived Drynuary and the Polar Vortex which feels like a major accomplishment in and of itself. Now we have Valentines Day to look forward to and an opportunity to treat either yourself or a loved one to something special.  I love the annual celebration of pink and red and all things girly. My favorites are a modern take on traditional Valentines items. Hope you like them!   Red Enamel Heart Charm Necklace    A more traditional approach to Valentines with a red enamel heart pendant, this necklace is updated in it's length. It's a little longer - 20 inches and looks great with a...

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