Wednesday, April 26, 2017

DIY Day-Saver Travel Bag

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MoreMomentsWithExcedrin #CollectiveBias

Why is it that traveling can almost never go EXACTLY as planned? I’ve talked a bit before about the awful headaches I often get, and how many different things I’ve tried to help, but traveling can be stressful and exhausting and I almost always end up having a bad headache when I’m traveling. Since one awful headache in particular last year while at the airport, I put together one of the easiest DIY travel bags that has everything you need to save the day, including when that awful headache hits. Here's what's inside:

Monday, April 24, 2017

How to Start a Travel Fund

So many of us love to travel and wish we got to take more trips, more often. While it may sometimes seem far out of reach, it really doesn't have to be. Traveling can be costly, but finding the way to fund trips doesn't have to be as difficult as it seems! I've saved a ton of money to be able to travel and I've found some surefire ways to make your savings for traveling grow endlessly. When I graduated college I knew I wanted to start traveling and I knew I needed to find some creative ways to get there. If you come up with some innovative ways to save, you'll be on a plane in no time. ;) There's no better experience than to travel this beautiful world, so the more you make it a priority to cross things off of your travel bucket list, the more you'll get to experience incredible things that are truly priceless. Here's some ways I've been working hard to save money for my travel fund:

Monday, April 17, 2017

The Cutest Graphic Tees for Spring and Summer

I love getting dressed up as much as the next girl, but in all honesty - 9 days out of 10 during the warmer months I'm in a comfy tee and cropped jeans or shorts! There's a definite market these days for athleisure wear and who could blame us girls who love being comfy (while still looking cute and put together) for wanting all of the cute, comfy looks? Graphic tees are the best because there's all different fits and shapes and I can never get enough of the fun sayings a lot of tees have. Here's some of my current favorite graphic tees:

Thursday, April 13, 2017

How to Achieve Luminous Skin for Spring and Summer

Thank you to Palmer’s® Coconut Oil Formula for sponsoring today's post!

The weather has been absolutely incredible for the past week and I'm so excited for the warmer months! I talk a LOT about skincare with you guys because taking care of your skin is so important to me and something I always focus on so much. I try endless amounts of products and try to always have a great skincare routine for any type of weather, during any season and to be able to remedy any skin problems that come my way. And let's be honest, it isn't always easy! For the past week I've been participating in the Palmer's 7 Days to a More Luminous You challenge. It's no secret that I love coconut oil and all of the amazing things you can do with it so I was extremely excited to see what the Palmer's Coconut Oil Formula products could do for my skin! 
This challenge isn't only good for your skin, it's great all around in terms of health benefits. I've seen a huge difference in my skins appearance and I had no doubt that I would! It's no surprise that it's one of the many ways to have gorgeous, glowing skin for the spring and summer months.

Monday, April 10, 2017

7 Tips to Make a Successful To-Do List

One of the most stressful things is to have an overwhelming to-do list that's longer than you have enough hours in a day for! I know the satisfaction of getting things done and crossing things off of your list is gratifying but it's also stressful and let's be real, being stressed causes Netflix binges and results in not a thing getting crossed off your list. Being able to get things done and manage your time is a true gift, and if you can do it without a to-do list I need to take a lesson from ya! ;) Here's some simple ways I've been making my daily lists more manageable:

Friday, April 7, 2017

How to Write the Perfect Follow-Up Email to a Brand

One of the most rewarding feelings as a blogger is when you get to collaborate with a brand that you really love, truly believe in and honestly want to share with your readers. Being able to send a pitch to a brand that's eye catching and irresistible is always #1, creating a positive relationship is even more important, and being able to send a follow up email is right up there as well. A follow up is simply sending a second email after sending a pitch to a brand you'd like to work with. Is it nerve wracking? Absolutely! Is it worth it? Almost ALWAYS. I've been spending more and more time pitching brands on my own lately, and seeing that hard work paying off is truly the best feeling. Being able to follow up with a brand can sometimes be the difference in whether you land a collaboration or not. There's a ton of information out there on how to pitch a brand; including about 9,000 different opinions on the right way to do it. That being said, there isn't all that much information on what you should do or say in a follow up email. Since these are crucial steps, I'm sharing my best tips for putting together a follow up email to a brand. Land that collaboration and see your hard work pay off - here's some foolproof ways to get there:

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

10 Soothing Face Masks to Buy on Amazon

There is no better feeling than applying a face mask after a long day/week, am I right?! I try and do a mask one or two times a week because the stress of a week can really get overwhelming, or if my face needs some TLC it's the best way to detox your skin. I love to try all different masks but is there really any better feeling than ordering something and having it to your door in the next two days? Ha! Something else that Amazon excels at is having an insanely awesome beauty department, and I rounded up 10 of my favorite masks you can grab with Amazon Prime to get your face feeling fresh and clean in a matter of hours:

Monday, April 3, 2017

5 Shoe Styles to Rock this Spring

Spring is finally springing and making a full on appearance around here! I'm loving the sunshine and warmer temperatures, and my feet are loving it too! ;) After getting that first pedicure of the season, there's nothing better than rocking a new pair of fun, springy shoes. I've been seeing lots of fun colors and styles this season but these five are out in full force and are definitely pairs you need to pair with all of your outfits this season:

Friday, March 31, 2017

Currently Craving: Best Buys for Spring

My spring wish list is starting to become never ending... With all of the fun trends I really think it's safe to say that this spring is THE best for new things to date! Seriously - whether you're on a tight budget or looking to find some splurge/forever pieces, I got you covered! This months Currently Craving is all about spring must haves at all different price points! From gingham to stacking rings to $8 Amazon finds and more, here's my picks from March:

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

What to Wear on Easter Sunday

For as long as I can remember, Easter outfit shopping has been something that my sister and I always looked forward to! Especially when we were little and it involved all sorts of cute, poofy dresses, hats and gulp... even those little white gloves my mom would make us wear! This year there's a ton of fun trends, colors and patterns to put together for a fun and springy Easter look. Here's some of my favorites:

Monday, March 27, 2017

10 Incredible Dessert Places in NYC

Living so close to New York City definitely has its perks - getting to concerts is a breeze, Broadway shows are 40 minutes away and going to dinner at any restaurant imaginable is as easy as could be. Aside from the sights, the tourism and celebs, delicious pizza and expensive drinks, NYC knows their desserts! There's no doubt that you've heard of some of the awesome desserts and eateries on the news because these places just keep popping up all around. Whether you're on the hunt for a delicious cupcake or something more indulgent and out-there, you can definitely find it in NYC! So if you're visiting or even if you're a local, these 10 places are must-visits and must-eats, to say the least:

Friday, March 24, 2017

Must Have Chic Office Accessories on Amazon

When you shop on Amazon, the possibilities really become endless... In fact it's sort of dangerous being able to click one button and have your order being processed! From household items to photography accessories and cameras, to makeup, shoes and more, Amazon almost always has you covered. ;) Decorating your home has never been easier, and I'm always looking for office inspo (I have a whole board of inspiration on Pinterest!). I never would have thought all of these colorful chic pieces would be available on Amazon, but low and behold - here's 13 GORGEOUS chic office accessories and must haves for your office:

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

4 Ways to Refresh Your Home for Spring using Candles: Celebrating National Fragrance Day with Bridgewater Candle Company

This post is sponsored by Bridgewater Candle Co. As always, all thoughts and opinions are solely my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that support me!

Happy National Fragrance Day!! It's so fitting that this day falls on the first full day of spring! This holiday is so fun because I'm always lighting candles, trying new room sprays and even wax melts and wall plug-ins throughout my home. I LOVE nothing more than a fresh, clean smelling room/home and candles and fresh scents have always been the way to go for me! I'm celebrating this National Fragrance Day with Bridgewater Candle Company; one of the best candle companies out there! They have high quality products and some of the prettiest and freshest scents I've ever smelled. This spring, I'm using candles and fresh fragrances to refresh my home and with Bridgewater's candles, it's easier than ever to double your fresh scents as decor pieces! Here's my favorite ways to use candles to refresh any room or home this season:

Monday, March 20, 2017

Target Designer Dupes You Have to See to Believe!

Last weekend I was at Target and I swear, every aisle I walked down I said to myself "this is the perfect dupe!" for something I've seen this season. There's nothing better than a fun Target run, and especially when you can fill a cart up with fun new things (as if that's a hard to-do)! I always love to compare things to save or splurge on and let me just tell ya - if you're looking for some awesome savings and dupes, head to Target! As if I had to say it twice... ;) Here's some of the best dupes Target has right now:

Friday, March 17, 2017

Luxury Skincare on a Budget: Paula's Choice Skincare

Thank you to Paula's Choice and PRIMP for sponsoring today's post! As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that support me!

This weather is seriously starting to take a toll on my skin - here in New York, it's been freezing and snowy for a week but before that it was warm, sunny and totally spring-like for weeks! Now it's mid-March (I'm sorry, HOW is that possible?!) and we just got over 25" of snow - there's another 1-3" coming on Saturday night, and my skin is screaming for some sunshine, warm weather and craving the outdoors! I'm super serious when it comes to putting together a great skincare routine and it often changes, which is why I talk *so* much about different products I love. When the season/weather changes I always try new things to accommodate my skin, and my go-to to do so is always Paula's Choice. They have the best, high quality products that are totally affordable; they're non-irritating, 100% fragrance free, never tested on animals and offer coupons - this spring your skin will suffer no more! ;) Here are some of my favorite Paula's Choice products for spring:

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

4 Simple Ways to Relieve Daily Stress

Thank you to PRIMP and ZAPZYT for sponsoring today's post! All thoughts and opinions are my own.

Our daily lives can be stressful - from working hard to enjoying your daily life and finding the balance between it all, there's not always a clear-cut happy medium. I love my job and am so grateful for it, but there's always stressful moments! I've always been a firm believer in doing what you love and focusing on what's important to you, but on those stressful days there has to be a way to get through and keep your eye on the prize. These four tips are my daily fixes to any amount of stress I'm dealing with:

Monday, March 13, 2017

Spring Break Getaway Essentials

We're already in mid March and getting so close to spring break! If you're headed somewhere warm and tropical for spring break, it's time to start shopping - and I found all of the cutest (and most colorful!) things you need to pack for your trip:

Friday, March 10, 2017

How to Style Jeans and Wedges for Spring

This post is sponsored by the PRIMP Network. All opinions are my own.

During this time of year, the weather is never guaranteed - especially in New York! It could be 60 and sunny one day and snowing and cold the next (cough, today). But slowly, spring is definitely on it's way and I can't wait to be styling ALL of the amazing spring trends there are this season! One of my favorite looks lately is jeans with wedges or heels and a cute top. I love lace up sandals, color block wedges and anything that's stylish yet comfortable! One of my very favorite brands to get shoes from (especially for spring) is Marc Fisher. There's tons of fun styles to choose from and they're perfect for this upcoming season!

Monday, March 6, 2017

How to Travel Abroad: Beauty Must Haves (+ WIN $850 to Nordstrom!)

Calling all travel lovers who are terrible packers, especially when it comes to beauty! ;) Traveling internationally can be difficult when it comes to packing, knowing what to bring, sizes of products you can bring, etc. I have a handful of must-haves that I take on every trip and they've been life savers! I've had serious European converter issues, ruined a hair straightener, TSA problems with beauty products - you name it, it's likely happened to me (and only could happen to me, I swear! LOL). The worst thing is when you're on vacation and don't have your normal products - it makes everything harder - so finding travel sized items or things that are just as perfect is so important. Here are my holy grail travel beauty products that I can't imagine traveling internationally without:

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Thursday, March 2, 2017

Finding the Right Camera for You: Great Cameras for Beginners

This post contains affiliate links.

There are hundreds of different types of cameras, brands of cameras and ways to go when it comes to picking and choosing what works best for you. There are lots of cameras for beginners that don't require tons of photography classes, and really help to grow past your iPhone's camera or a simpler point and shoot. While there's a lot to learn if you decide on a DSLR, there's great options that have simpler modes and controls to get you comfortable with the camera. I'm still learning myself, but after upgrading I'm realizing just how important cameras for beginners are! Whether you need something reliable for blog photos, want to get into photography, need something better for a trip or anything else - here are the best cameras to consider:

Monday, February 27, 2017

Currently Craving: Colorful February Favorites

There may still be a few days in February, but the weather we've had the past few days is making me crave Spring! This month's currently craving is channeling my inner "I want spring", and mostly filled with things on my spring wish list. I found some great sales, fun colored must haves and more that we all definitely want need this month:

Friday, February 24, 2017

Transitional Pieces to Add to Your Closet: Winter to Spring Fashion

Making the transition in your wardrobe from winter to spring can be challenging - especially if you live somewhere that has cold winters! In New York it's hard to know what to expect, but there's usually cold days into April. This winter we've had unseasonably warm temperatures, but I know it's going to be a while until this warmth is consistent. It's hard to plan what to wear when you literally can go from it being 65 and sunny one day to 40 and chilly the next! That's where transitional pieces come in - AKA fun clothes and accessories that make you crave spring, but still can work for these late winter months.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

10 Blog Photography Must Haves to Buy on Amazon

Taking that show stopping image for your blog is crucial - visuals that are appealing make a huge difference for social media and blogs alike. A lot goes into getting that perfect picture and if you're anything like me you know how many shots end up on your memory card!

Blog photography doesn't have to be stressful; it can actually be extremely fun if you have the right tools. From accessories to back drops, these 10 items (all from Amazon!) are ones you need to help step up your photography game *and* make your life a lot easier too.

Monday, February 20, 2017

My Morning Routine: How to Be a Morning Person in 20 Minutes or Less

I've tried just about everything to be able to consider myself a morning person but most days, I just can't do it! It's crazy because all of my life I've been an early riser and for the past year or two I complain if I'm awake before 8. Believe it or not, in college, I was always the one signing up for 8 and 9 AMs too, and since I graduated something seriously changed, ha! I've tried going to bed earlier, trying to stick to a set sleep/wake up schedule - the whole nine yards. The only thing I've found to help make it easier is having a routine that I look forward to to get my day started on the right foot. I'm a planner by nature and I love having a routine that doesn't have to change (me and change don't get along) on the daily. Getting things done in the morning and planning my day are things I look forward to each morning, and it's made a huge difference.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

What to Pack for New York in the Winter

If you're reading this and it's above 45 degrees, I'm completely jealous of you. I've been a New Yorker all of my life and although I have big dreams to hopefully be somewhere warmer one day, for now, I embrace it! Last year, I wrote a full travel guide to NYC and if you're not from around here or aren't sure what to bring with you for some seriously unpredictable weather, I got you covered! We're also mid-NYFW so if you're traveling to come see some of the awesome shows, you're likely bringing double/really in a predicament of what to bring! Here's what you *need* to make room for in your suitcase:

Monday, February 13, 2017

The Best GRAMMYs Looks to Transform into Everyday Wear

My absolute favorite award show is by FAR the Grammys! I'm a complete award show junkie but if there's one I get overly excited about, it's the Grammys. From the entire four hours of the red carpet to the craziness of the show, I love every second and everything about it. I thought this years show was so well done; James Corden was hysterical, the performances were so fun to watch and I mean can we talk about Adele?! #therealqueen

Instead of just sharing my favorite looks of the night, I put together my favorite looks along with outfit dupes for each. There were some seriously crazy and out there looks (did anyone see the girl wearing the real life ball pit?! I mean...) but this is the award show where the stars can go all out and are expected to wear things that stand out big time. But since not all of us get to walk a red carpet every day, I found some fun ways to still incorporate these looks from their styles to the patterns and colors into real, every-day outfits:

Friday, February 10, 2017

How to Take the Perfect Flat Lay Picture

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One of the most popular forms of imagery for bloggers and photographers alike are flat lay images. If you've been around here for a while (or have been following me on Instagram for a while), then you know these types of pictures are some of my FAVORITES to take! I love styling images - that's the graphic design background in me, but it's the funnest photography to play around with if you ask me. One of the most interesting things to see is how everyone manages taking their flat lays; there's lots of different techniques and ways to master the art of a flat lay and while no way is the wrong way, there are definitely some things I've learned that make taking your images *so* much easier. If you've been interested in this style but haven't known where to start or just want to up your flat lay game, here are my favorite tips and tricks to get the perfect flat lay image:

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

25 Unexpected Benefits and Uses of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has become a kitchen must have for many people (including myself!) for a butter/egg/vegetable oil substitute, health benefits and so many more incredible things. But the best part about coconut oil is that it isn't only good for kitchen uses - guys, I bought this entire container JUST to keep in my bathroom because of how many skin care uses there is for this stuff! It blows my mind, but there must be some sort of magic in it because it *really* works and 9 times out of 10, when there's a problem, coconut oil can fix it!

Coconut oil is made from coconuts, and its grounded and the oil is extracted from the coconut. The best part of coconut oil is that it's filled with natural antibacterial properties, making it useful in your every day life. Here are my favorite uses for coconut oil when it comes to your beauty routine and beyond:

Monday, February 6, 2017

Currently Craving: In My Closet from January

It's February which means we're one month closer to spring and warmth! I love seeing how my monthly favorites change and I really love some of the things I found in January. Whether you're looking for some winter sales or looking forward toward spring, I've got you covered with a mix of both:

Friday, February 3, 2017

12 Gorgeous Fonts the Creative Soul Needs

I fully admit it - I have an obsession with fonts. I love downloading tons of different options, mix and matching and playing around with words in all of my downloads. Maybe that's just the wannabe-graphic-designer in me, but I know I can't be the only one! ;) Finding fonts you love is easy, but finding fonts that you love that are free isn't always as easy. I buy some of my fonts (my favorite place to buy is Creative Market) but there's SO many free options out there - all it really takes is an idea of what you're looking for. I often get asked about some of the fonts I use, so here are 12 of my favorite fonts that are totally FREE to download:

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The Perfect Valentine's Gifts for Her

Hello, February 1st! 13 days until Valentine's Day - and whether you're a fan of the holiday or not, there's no denying how cute all of the pink, red and sparkly things are! I love all shades of pink and I put together a fun gift guide of all sorts of things for anyone you're buying gifts for this Valentine's Day. And trust me you'll find it hard not to change the quantity to "2" of some of these things in your cart... ;) I found a mix of different priced items - the cheapest is $8 (!!!) and most expensive is $295. And all worth shopping if you ask me!

Monday, January 30, 2017

Tips for Quicker Hair Styling with the TYME Iron

Whether it's an early morning, busy day and you're crunched for time or you're just feeling plain lazy (we all have those days, let's be honest!), dealing with your hair can be a struggle. My hair is naturally wavy/curly, thick and long, so I tend to keep it natural most of the time. Now though that I've found the TYME Iron, I don't mind straightening/curling my hair nearly as much! It isn't even that I hate styling my hair; it's just SO time consuming! This iron is a two-in-one and it's been a life (and TYME ;) saver!

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Travel Guide to Taormina + Messina, Sicily

This summer I went to my favorite place in the entire world - Italy. I put together a travel guide to Sorrento, a guide for the Amalfi Coast and some international travel packing tips that definitely saved me a few hundred dollars at TSA! I've said it before and I'll say it again and again; Italy is THE most breathtaking country and there's *so* much to see which is why it's completely necessary to take multiple trips. ;) That, and because the food alone will bring you back time and time again!

Out of all of my trips to Italy, this summer was the first time I went to Sicily. It was incredibly beautiful and to my surprise, much different than I had ever pictured it to be.

Monday, January 23, 2017

Winter Wardrobe Must Haves

Each year it's so fun to see and try all of the seasonal trends, and it's usually the winter trends that tend to surprise me the most and that I end up LOVING the most! Here are my favorite winter must haves this season:

Friday, January 20, 2017

4 Instagram Themes to Try + Helpful Instagram Apps

For a long time before I even started my blog, Instagram was always my favorite social media platform. Once I began my blog and my blogs Instagram, I started working hard to 1. grow my audience 2. take/post quality images and 3. engage with others. In the past year and a half, I've gotten a pretty good idea of what my followers like to see and have toyed with different posting themes and ways to grow and make my feed as pretty as I possibly could! I'll admit it, Instagram has become my baby and one of my top priorities when it comes to my blog and biz. I spend a *lot* of time styling pictures, planning my feed, etc. and seeing results in turn is so rewarding!

It's so fun to plan your feed - I look forward to every Sunday/Monday because I spend time taking and editing pictures and then moving them around in my feed to see what looks best where (more on how I do that later!). It's actually sort of funny, because my personal Instagram is so unorganized and has no real brand or theme to it, which just goes to show that I had no idea what I was doing before I started my blogs account - and didn't care either, ha!
My feed is most definitely a work in progress and I think it always will be as I continue to post, but since the start of the new year I started being even more mindful and working to create a more defined theme.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Save vs. Splurge: Winter Edition

Over the summer I shared a summer edition of save vs. splurge and it was SO much fun to make! It seriously never, ever fails to amaze me just how many dupes are out there for super high-end products. I love upscale shopping just as much as the next girl, but I also love a good sale and since my student loan payments officially have started, I love these save vs. splurge round ups even more! ;) I found 9 awesome dupes for much more expensive designer versions and I'm loving them for winter:

Monday, January 16, 2017

8 Ways to Make Your College Life Easier

With a new semester about to start, there's always the hope of having a straight-A semester, staying organized and not getting completely overwhelmed. But welcome to the college life because I'm pretty sure that'll never happen as easily as we all wish it would! College is stressful as hell, and throughout my four years of undergrad, I figured out some things that really helped me to stay organized and make things easier. I only wish they came to me you know, when I was a struggling freshman! ;) Here's 8 ways you can help make your semester go smoothly and help you conquer each and every day:

Friday, January 13, 2017

5 Foolproof Ways to Come Up with Blog Post Ideas

It's Fri-YAY! And as you may have noticed, there's some new things going around over here! ;) I've had this new design in the works for so long, and now it's a reality and I could not be happier with it. I've been working with an absolutely incredible designer for about a month to bring a vision I had for my site to reality, and Stephanie did just that! I find myself coming to my blog just to look at the design, for reals. ;)

As one of my business-related resolutions for the New Year, I've been working extra hard at doing something I know a lot of us struggle with: pre-writing content and getting things done ahead of time. I'm the first to admit that I'm extremely guilty of finishing and perfecting content the night before it goes live, and sometimes even the morning of! It's stressful, and blogging shouldn't be stressful. Not in my eyes, anyway. Now, creating content is much easier said than done. If you're a blogger yourself, you know just how much goes into a blog post. Drafting it, writing and editing, taking photos, proof reading, promoting it, etc. It's a long process, but when it's something you're proud of it's super rewarding! Sometimes brainstorming doesn't come easy (I know I have days where I draw blank after blank!) so I've come up with a game plan to help never run out of content, and here's how:

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The Newest Innovative Beauty Product: Hi Mirror

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This post has been sponsored by the PRIMP Network. All opinions as always are my own.

New technology and electronic gadgets are fun and all, but if you're a beauty lover then you haven't really experienced a fun gadget until you try the Hi Mirror! I had never heard of this brand before, but now it's one of my favorite gadgets and it's ridiculously fun to use. I like to think of it as my very own Sephora beauty consultant - it tells you what your skin is lacking in and tips to help your daily skincare routine. Yeah, THAT futuristic! ;) I've been using it for a few weeks now and I'm still learning things about it. If you like to stay on top of your beauty game, you *need* this in your life!

Thursday, January 5, 2017

5 Easy Ways to Give Your Bedroom a Mini Makeover

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A lot of people use the saying, "new year, new me" as their motto during the first few weeks of each year, but how about "new year, new room"? It's no secret that I love to re-decorate whenever I get the chance to, but it's actually a really good idea for a new year! Whether you just freshen things up or make some big changes (like me... it's becoming a problem, ha!) there's no better time than a new year to change things up and create a quick and easy mini room makeover. Here's my favorite ways that I've used to freshen up my bedroom in the past few days:

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Currently Craving: Under $100

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Throughout December I shared so many gift guides and fun gift ideas so I put December's Currently Cravings on hold. At the end of each month this year I'll be sharing one of these posts as I did last year, but I wanted to do a special version in place of December's of things I'm loving right now all under $100! Some of these things are post-holiday sale buys and some are things I got for Christmas. Everything is under $100 both regular priced and as the sale prices and things you'll be saying "okay, I need this!" to. Since it's all under $100, grab your coffee and shop happy! ;)

Monday, January 2, 2017

My Word for 2017 + Self Organizational Tips

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Happy New Year!! I cannot believe it's finally here, but we're in 2017! Am I the only one who found it *so* incredibly satisfying that the new year started on a Sunday?! It made the OCD in me so happy, ha! The holidays went so fast but it was such a magical few weeks and so relaxing, so now I'm so excited and ready to get back to work and doing some goal crushing. ;) There's something about the fresh start of a brand new year that gets everyone motivated, but usually that motivation fades and we give up on a lot of our goals. I'm guilty as charged - it's no secret that I've set goals for myself that I never completed but now, being a blogger and in the world where goals truly matter for your business, I realize that it was because the goals I was setting for myself were completely unrealistic. The timing didn't add up and nothing made any "real" sense. Now I have a better sense of goal setting and I definitely feel less overwhelmed and much more excited about reaching and achieving my goals.