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The LOFT denim leggings I’m living in this winter are on sale for $25 this weekend! (You can check out the details in my Instagram stories.)

I love Mercedes’ resolution to make 2018 The Year of the Thrift.

I ordered the felt purse organizer from Amazon that posted about last month, and it’s just as awesome as I thought it would be. Switching tote bags just got a whole lot easier.

My old Polly Pockets are worth WHAT?!

I look forward to Stephanie Nicole’s annual ‘Beauty Needs & Nopes’ video for honest and reliable product reviews every year. I highly recommend subscribing to her YouTube channel if you love skin care or you’re a beginner and need help figuring out a routine; her tips and product recommendations totally changed my skin.

Levi’s released a pink version of their iconic shearling-lined denim jacket, and even though it’s not really my style, I’m totally into it.

If you’re looking for a new show, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel on Amazon is wonderful. It’s by the creators of Gilmore Girls, the Palladinos, who have an amazing talent for writing quick and witty dialogue, creating beautiful sets you want to transport yourself into, and making you fall in love with their leading characters, who are often smart and empowered women. And OMG, the soundtrack!

Friends keep telling me I need an Instant Pot, but I don’t even know where to start. This post seems like a helpful introduction.



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  1. Emeline wrote:

    I love the year of the thrift. Secondhand shops are my jam and I’m a big fan of sale racks. I’ve been looking for a new series, I’ll have to check Marvelous out. 😊

    Posted 1.7.18 Reply
  2. Melissa wrote:

    Ordered the leggings jeans today. Hope it fits me as good as they fit you.

    Posted 1.7.18 Reply
  3. bambi_beth wrote:

    I really love my Instant Pot. It was a Christmas gift from mom last year and it has earned full time counter status.

    Posted 1.7.18 Reply


  • The only thing that would’ve made this @bonappetitmag ‘white pesto pasta’ better is if @lallimusic was in my kitchen when I made it. (I re-watched her video as I prepped, which was the next best thing.) Guys, I cannot overstate the seriousness of my obsession with the @bonappetitmag YouTube channel. Most of my bookmarks on my phone are videos of recipes I want to try, and I’m slowly making my way through ‘em; kind of like ‘Julie & Julia’ but with fewer live lobsters and a little less butter. 
#pastagram #bonappetit #carbcoma
  • Spotted this pretty blooming bush on our evening walk through the neighborhood. 
Doak got a little *too* close to the smell the flowers. 🤣
  • In today’s edition of #sundaybaking, I took on @bonappetitmag’s ‘best chocolate chip cookies’. I watched the video first — if you’re not following the @bonappetitmag YouTube channel, get on it! — then used the recipe from BA’s website to guide me through it. 
Crispy edges + a chewy center + brown butter + giant chunks of 70% dark chocolate = a pretty perfect cookie. 🍪
@moroccochris - I salute you. 
#chocolatechipcookies #bonappetit
  • Clearance vase jackpot at @pier1 this weekend. There are so many great colors and textures in all shapes and sizes from $10-30 with an extra 25% off. ⁣
This was the ultimate test of self-control for me...⁣
I bought 5.
  • Saturday errand style f/ two #styleonabudget favorites from last summer that are still going strong: this gingham ruffle cami I found on a clearance rack at @target + a rattan circle bag I bought for around $25 on @amazon. 
I’m killing the cost-per-wear game with these two. 😏 #whatiwore #ootd #summerstyle #stylefiles
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