The Best Swimsuit Brands on a Budget

What’s more terrifying than trying on swimsuits surrounded by mirrors in fluorescent lights? Paying a small fortune for a piece of body-baring Spandex. But don’t worry, we got your back (seriously, we do) and have put together this list of the best budget-friendly swimsuit brands that help you look good and save a few bucks. […]

Best Bra Fitting Tips & Rules Time to Get Your Undies in Order

If your undergarments are stretched, stained, damaged or otherwise abused, throw them in the garbage . . . Now. There is nothing more valuable to your appearance than wearing proper undergarments. Undergarments have the power to completely alter an outfit. I mean, what’s the sense of wearing a fabulous Nicole Miller dress you got for $35 […]

Home Zen: Wind Chimes We Adore

Etsy Glass Flowers

There’s something soothing about the sound of a wind chime.  What can drive us crazy, though, are 1) people who decorate their entire yard with so many chimes that we need earplugs in the slightest breeze and 2) chimes that are too cutesy.  After all, we want subtle sounds that create a feeling of zen, without looking like […]

Best Bathing Suits for Summer 2014 For Those Who Tan

Bikini

Let’s be real. We select our summer bathing suits based on these two reasons: 1. Do I look and feel totally amazing in this bathing suit? And, if you’re the type of person who tans… 2. What will the tan lines look like? Here’s our picks The One-Piece. Many people I know shy away from […]

Perk up Your Home with Pretty Flower Pots

IKEA Rope Look

I love plants.  I mean, I once rescued a “dying” hanging ivy my ex-boss tossed in the trash and now, three years later, I have four new plants from it.  However, I’m guilty of keeping plants in the flower pots they came with (often beige and plastic) or worse, my own glassware.  Seriously, a coffee mug filled with […]

Time to Change: Cool Clocks that Dress up Your Home

Red Clock

Sure, clocks are reminders that Monday morning *sigh* has arrived or that it’s time to meet up with friends.   Even though things like keeping track of how long the lasagna’s been in the oven isn’t the most exciting thing in the world, our clocks can be.  Who says they have to all be doctor’s office basic? Cool clocks […]

8 Long Bridesmaid Dresses

Long Bridesmaid Dresses

Perhaps the beautiful cathedral that will host your “I DOs” has an unspoken dresses-must-be-below-the-knees rule, or perhaps you’re just tired of short dresses in silk taffeta. Whatever the reason, we’ve long been getting comments asking us to feature longer bridesmaids dresses. Here are 8 beautiful gowns that are budget-friendly. Your bridesmaids will thank you.