Tag: Fall Fashion

How to Beat the Christmas Blues

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Have you ever noticed that at least half of all Christmas songs are complete downers? I mean, from “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” (stop lying to yourself—you won’t be home) to “Last Christmas,” a lot of holiday tunes focus on themes of loneliness and heartbreak. And don’t even get me started on the Christmas song about Momma’s red shoes…Talk about a tear-jerker! Continue reading “How to Beat the Christmas Blues”

Practicing Gratitude

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With Thanksgiving just one week away, I wanted to write a special post reflecting on the practice of gratitude, as well as sharing an outfit idea for Turkey Day. While I don’t discriminate against any of the holidays, Thanksgiving was one I never particularly looked forward to growing up. Of course, I loved all the delicious food and pie and time spent with family; however, unlike Christmas or Easter, I never anxiously waited for Thanksgiving or spent weeks preparing for it. This year is different. College has given me a newfound perspective and appreciation for the holiday—I’ve been anticipating it for weeks, longing for the homecooked food, irksome siblings, and smell of my own house that I always took for granted in years past. There is just so much for which to be grateful, but sadly I think a lot of us often forget to celebrate that. Continue reading “Practicing Gratitude”

3 Fall Outfits from Francesca’s Each for Under $100

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If you know me in person, or even if you’ve been following the blog for a while, then you’ve probably caught on about how much I LOVE the store Francesca’s. All my friends enjoy giving me crap about it, but for good reason—it’s safe to say I have upwards of 20 pieces from Francesca’s, ranging from dresses to vests to jewelry to purses. What can I say…it’s one of my favorite stores! Continue reading “3 Fall Outfits from Francesca’s Each for Under $100”