June 23, 2017

Round-Up: 5 Brands I'm Loving Lately

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You guys, I am so behind on my beauty product reviews! As a blogger, I receive a lot of gifted product, but I only do reviews on about 50% of the them. Here's why: I will not stand behind and promote a product I do not really think is great. It's really that simple! So, if I don't love it, I reach out to the brand and let them know that I did not have a positive experience and it would not be a great review.

I actually try each product I get for anywhere between one-four weeks before writing a review to make sure it's really something I feel comfortable promoting. In that time frame, some products just don't wow me, so why refer them to you?! Here are some that wowed me.  Click on "read more" to get full reviews on each of these items.


June 22, 2017

Skinny Jeans with Built-In Shapewear? Yes Please!

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As a mother-of-two, I will never turn down the opportunity to wear shapewear. Spoiler alert, I wear it under tons of my clothing (especially when styling my bodycon dresses), so when Shop Svelte reached out, I was super excited to try out an item. Shop Svelte has leggings, jeans, body shapers, skirts, and tank tops, but I instantly gravitated to the skinny jeans. Full disclosure, they gifted me these jeans, but I would be giving them a rave review either way because they are truly awesome jeans! 

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June 21, 2017

#cabiBloggerDay Recap (Part 2)

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Hey y'all! Thank you so much for stopping back today to read about the second half of #cabiBloggerDay. If you missed yesterday's post, check it out to get caught up on my amazing day in Los Angeles. OK, so we left off at lunch. First off, I can't even on the gorgeous set up! I mean...the table setting alone was Pinterest worthy but then we started eating and each dish was better then the last. And did you see the macaroons? Beyond delicious! During lunch we chatted some more with both the other bloggers and the amazing cabi staff, and of course, had a bit more champagne. ;) 

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June 20, 2017

#cabiBloggerDay Recap (Part 1)

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Back in late May, I was asked, and honored, to be part of cabi Blogger Day 2017. I hopped on an airplane and found myself in sunny Los Angeles for two nights at the Belamar Hotel in Manhattan Beach. Cabi Blogger Day took place at the LA-based cabi home office and we were greeted with champagne as soon as we walked in the door. That my friends, is the perfect way to start off a day! We took a quick tour and found our way to a beautiful breakfast complete with a photo booth. Everything was just gorgeous from the flowers to the table setting. It's all in the details, and cabi got the details right!

During breakfast we chatted with the VP of Marketing as well as the President & Chief Culture Officer. I was given a deeper understanding of this international brand and I have to say it is one I am proud to be promoting as a blogger! Check out the video below for the full day recap.

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June 19, 2017

Pretty Please, With a Cherry on Top!

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Every time I put on these socks, the phrase "pretty please, with a cherry on top" comes to mind. I cute are these beauties? When it came to styling these cherry print socks, I wanted them to be the star of the show. Because of that, I paired them with a classic white button up shirt, denim shorts, and all white chucks. In the end I loved how simple this outfit was, but the pop of cute in the socks really made it an unique twist on the norm. 

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