Blogging Anniversary and a Big Announcement

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Happy 4th of July! I hope you get the chance to celebrate today with friends, yummy food, and lots of fireworks. I’d love to hear what your plans are in the comments below. 🙂 While today marks our country’s celebration, tomorrow marks a personal celebration in my own life…the two year anniversary for blogging. Yep, that’s right, I started Graceful Rags back on July 5th in 2016. But for some reason, I don’t feel like celebrating, and here’s why… Continue reading

Why Your Summer Wardrobe Needs Mock-Neck Tops

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Okay okay, so turtle necks get a bad rap—while there are exceptions, this style often conjures up feelings of frumpiness and old elementary school teachers that we didn’t like (or am I the only one for that second part?). But the real question is, have you ever tried mock-necks instead? This sexier cousin of the turtle neck is a much more youthful version, and here are 3 reasons you need to add one (or three) to your summer wardrobe ASAP. Continue reading

My Summer Plans

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Memorial Day always feels like the start of summer, with warmer weather, BBQs and yummy foods, and schools getting out (or almost out). People have been asking me for weeks and weeks, “What are your summer plans?” And the truth is, I don’t know yet! I’ve been so busy with school, AP tests, finals, and more school, that I’ve hardly even thought about summer. But now it’s upon us, and this blog post is forcing me to finally plan it out. 🙂 Continue reading