JewelMint VIPBox July 2014

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The July JewelMint VIPBox is to give you pieces that will work for both day and night. Simple, but feminine. Muted tones that can be worn any time of the year with almost anything. Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links.  How does the JewelMint VIPBox work? The JewelMint VIPBOX is $30/month for 3 exclusive pieces, which [...]

Life and the Human Experience

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  Some of my favorite quotes about life come from the book – Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience by Dr. Steve Maraboli. I love the quote, “The beautiful journey of today can only begin when we learn to let go of yesterday” because far too often we let our past haunt [...]

The Modest Dress

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One thing about living in the Midwest is we have all four seasons. Which turns out to be a good thing and a bad thing when it comes to your wardrobe. You literally have to be prepared for all types of weather. The one thing I love about summer is getting to wear dresses. Chicago [...]

Citrus Lane Box July 2014

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Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. The July 2014 Citrus Lane box has arrived. Each month Citrus Lane sends you a box based off your child’s age and gender. This month we received a 31 month old, girl box. Since July is a big travel, always on-the-go type season, Citrus Lane sent items to make your little [...]

#fmsphotoaday July 2014 Week 1


Chantelle aka Fat Mum Slim has created a monthly photography challenge. Each month she post a challenge that has a prompt for each day of the month. You use the prompt for inspiration of your photo. The prompts are your own interpretation and you do not have any rules to follow. These challenges are great [...]

KeyLime Cove

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During the week, my cousin and her daughter came to visit us for a couple of days. About two miles from our house is Chicago’s Indoor Waterpark Resort KeyLime Cove. I love water parks and I have wanted to go since we moved here six years ago. The only stipulation to this water park is [...]

Stitch Fix #7 and a Poll

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It’s Stitch Fix time again. Here is what came in my seventh Stitch Fix. You can see my previous six fixes here. What is Stitch Fix? Stitch Fix is a personal styling service. You tell them your style, size, and budget preferences, and they send you a package of stylish goodies to try on at home. [...]