Five Bonfire Hacks to Try This Weekend

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Who’s ready to bonfire?! I’ve already done a record of three bonfires this summer and it’s only June! I live for summertime s’mores, there’s just something so satisfying about the perfectly-roasted marshmallow, situated between a delicious square of chocolate and the finishing crunchy graham cracker. Like I said, nothing beats a bonfire s’more! I’ve been trying out a few bonfire hacks to take my get-togethers to the next level because of course, it wouldn’t be a bonfire at my place if I wasn’t trying to go over the top!

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Father’s Day Gifts for Dads Who Don’t Want “Anything”

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Every single year we ask my Dad what he wants for Father’s Day and his answer is always…”nothing”. But you can’t just get your Dad nothing for Father’s Day so I start searching endlessly for the perfect gift with little to nothing to go on! I was able to hit a couple of home runs in the last few years with my gifts so here’s my guide to the perfect gifts to give the dad who doesn’t want anything – trust me, one of these will be a hit!

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Where to Find the Preppiest of Preppy Bedding

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I’m moving in about two months and I’m feeling like it’s time to switch up my bedding. Right now I have just a white duvet filler on my bed because I used to have a gorgeous duvet from Lands End (that ended up bleeding all over my clothes when I washed it) but having plain white bedding is really difficult to keep clean. My OCD can’t handle being able to see all this dirt all the time (I say this as I’m eating gluten free Oreos in bed) so I’ve started shopping for some new bedding options. We all know I have quite a “preppy” sense of style so I’m searching out a few preppy bedding options that aren’t extraordinarily priced and I think I’ve found some good options!

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The Easiest Summer Skincare Routine – Ever

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The hot weather that is finally hitting Michigan means it time for one thing – the outdoors! After being locked in the house all winter long I’m ready to break out that new swimsuit and hit the beach, the park, the hiking trails, or whatever the summer activity of the week it is! One of the things I try to do at least once a month during summertime is catch an outdoor concert. There’s something so relaxing about chilling on the lawn (mainly because the tickets are dirt cheap), enjoying a hot pretzel and listening to some good music. Outdoor concerts are a little bit trickier for me to prep for though because they start in the evening but go on as the night gets cooler, and I want to up my beauty game but not look overdone. It’s a fine balance between skincare and makeup! I’m sharing how I get prepped for my favorite summer outdoor concerts with my secret to how I look good: the easiest summer skincare routine, ever.

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Brunch-Approved Citrus and Brie Grilled Cheese

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You know what they say, ladies who brunch together, stay together! I am a huge fan of brunch, and in more ways than one. It’s something I’ve made a weekly routine of with my friends or with my family because it’s a great way not only to keep in touch but to relax, sit back, and enjoy some pancakes! When I’m not going out for brunch I’m cooking it at home and boy, is it an adventure. I love to go really extravagant and flavorful with my foods but I decided to switch it up and start serving new Aquafina Sparkling Waters – they’re flavorful, 0 calories, 0 sugars, 0 artificial flavors, and make for a perfect budget-friendly pairing with my brunch-approved citrus and brie grilled cheese, inspired by one of the Aquafina flavors!

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