Archives for June 2013

Solid Simple Maxi Dress

Looking for summer staple that will last you all through the summer and even into early fall? Well look no further than a solid simple maxi dress. These dresses can be worn dressed up or down. With sandals, wedges or heels. Add a shrug, blazer, sweater or scarf. Use bold jewelry or simple. The sky's the limit with a solid simple maxi dress. Below are a few I found for under $50 that would be sure … [Read more...]

Summer Must Haves or Things I Want

I read a lot of magazines these days, and of course pull out pages left and right for things to try or post inspiration. Sometimes there are things I really want, and put them in the Must Have section of my brain. I thought I'd share a few of those with you, because if I must have them, surely you must too right? RIGHT? Outdoors Personal Bug Zapper - yes please! I love the idea behind the Red … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday

Today for Wordless Wednesday we're celebrating family. Yesterday was J's 9th birthday, so what better way to share his special day then a picture.   … [Read more...]

Social Media For Social Good #JerseyLove Style

Sometimes in life you're given an opportunity to use what little (or big) power you have to do something good. I was lucky enough to be a part of sending an important message about New Jersey after super storm Sandy hit them and devastated parts of the shore. The whole point of our trip was to share how much fun we had in New Jersey and let the world know that they are open for tourism. New Jersey … [Read more...]

Summer Look For Less

Summer is here in full swing. I've been looking at many different outfits and looks for the summer, but keeping in mind my budget is pretty slim these days. I was still able to put together quite a few looks for around $100. Here are a few to share. I will admit this look started with the bag. I own the bag, because it is so versatile and the pattern is awesome. This outfit simply expresses how … [Read more...]

Barely There Bras + {#Giveaway}

Recently I was asked to be part of the Barely There Blog Squad. I am always on the look out for a bra that is uber comfy, and I'm so glad I said yes to being part of the Squad. Barely There is truly the bar that feels barely there. Bras I love I have tried the CustomFlex Fit Wire Free, and for someone who is ont he larger side of the chest area spectrum, wire free is never the way I go. … [Read more...]

Summer Lesson From My Mom

During the summer I'm constantly reminded of the most important thing my mother ever taught me. While there are so many words of wisdom her diligence in protecting my uber white skin when out in the sun was unmatched. My friends made fun of me because my mom wouldn't let me go out without SPF 15 (the highest then) on my skin. I wasn't allowed to sunbathe or "tan" because my mom was worried I'd … [Read more...]

What’s Your Hobby?

This week we're interpreting Hobby for Wordless Wednesday. I can say that my hobbies are vast so I thought I'd just share this one. Can you guess what I was doing?   … [Read more...]

Shopping Has Never Been So #fneasy

This story is not an easy one to tell, but there is a happy ending because Fresh & Easy saved the day with their affordable shopping. The story begins on a weekend where we started out with little food in the house, but unfortunately my husband ("R") and I were broke. Yes, broke! However, I had just received my $50 gift card for Fresh & Easy to do some shopping. I told R that we … [Read more...]

A Few Summer Must-Haves Courtesy of #JerseyLove

This summer I have a few beauty must-haves to share. They are from L'Oreal and are great for everyday on the go in the sun. I am also loving my Havaianas flip-flops, and have worn them ever since I got them. It may have something to do with the leopard print I got, but that's a whole other story. Sublime Sun Advanced Sunscreen Liquid Silk Lotion for Face SPF 30 is a great face non-greasy … [Read more...]

Shopcade Helps You Shop For Wedding Attire

Stumped on what to wear to that Black Tie Optional wedding you were invited to? Not sure if the dress should be short, long, beaded, not beaded? Does this give you a headache? Do not worry I'll give you a few great choices and rules to help you traverse the word "optional". I do this with the help of a great new site called Shopcade. Shopcade helps you by saving all that you find to your most … [Read more...]

Revlon BB Cream & Love Potion Mascara Has Me Photoready

Revlon's latest in BB Cream and Mascara are just what I needed for the summer to make it easy to get lightweight make up together and ready. Photoready BB Cream Skin Perfector BB cream, which stands for Beauty Balm, is a multi tasking lotion that provides the greatest assets of many different lotions in one. HYDRATES like moisturizer SMOOTHES like primer COVERS like … [Read more...]

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