Weekly Recap, Giveaway Winner and My Trip to Holland

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Why is it that whenever you get back from traveling, life gets absolutely crazy? It just makes me wish I had stayed away! It’s been challenging to keep up blogging over the past few weeks but that’s life when you have a full-time job, a social life and a blogging life. I was fortunate enough to be able to squeeze in a quick trip to Holland last weekend to visit a few friends of the BF and I cannot say enough how wonderful it was! It was just what I needed to get away, walk the shoreline and smell all the tulips for a weekend. If you’re ever looking for a quiet vacation in Michigan, a trip to Holland is always my top place I recommend. It’s the perfect combination of good food, shopping and water. And, I found plenty of good gluten-free food which made me a happy traveler!

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Five Hacks to Make Your Tiny Closet Feel Bigger

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Happy Monday! Raise your hand if you went shopping this weekend…and didn’t have any space in your closet to fit in those new clothes – that was totally me! I walked into my closet after I went Mother’s Day shopping (I caved and bought a few new PJ sets for myself) and realized that I am literally drowning in clothes. So, I cleaned out three big bags of clothes I plan to donate, but I realized that I barely had space for the clothes I had left. I blame my ridiculously tiny closet. So I moved some things around, bought some new space savers and voila, I have an almost brand new closet with just a few simple hacks!

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Weekend Favorites and Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

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There are some weekends where I just want to sleep the entire two days, and this weekend is definitely one of them! Sometimes life just gets crazy, and I feel like that’s about to be my entire year. As some of you may know, I’m moving apartments in August and although I have been planning for months already, it never feels like I prepared enough. Choosing a floor lamp for the living room took me three months, alone! I finally started shopping this week and I snagged this gorgeous farmhouse-style table from Wayfair for just $200. Let the shopping begin!

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How to Get Creative with Fashion and Mix Up Prints

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If you asked any one of my friends, they would probably tell you that my wardrobe consists of one thing: navy and white stripes. I swear, I’m not obsessed; I just really, really like navy and white stripes. But just like how I try to break out of my comfort zone and try a new song or a new dessert, it’s also good to try new fashion! I grabbed a bottle of LIFEWTR at 7-Eleven last week, and I fell in love with the mixed prints on the front of the bottle. These artist-designed bottles inspired me to create an outfit that mixed stripes and blues.

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Summer Travel Beauty Products I’m Obsessed With

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2017 is going to be the summer of traveling for me – hopefully! My goal for this year has been one of self-caring and I’ve made a point to step away from work at times and just enjoy life. And that includes taking more than just one weekend trip! I’ve already pulled my favorite summer travel beauty products just in case one of those spontaneous weekend trips happens to pop up, you just never know!

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