Tag: Plaid

The Thrifty Six: ‘Check’ Out Our Preloved Style

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Hello, hello! After such a relaxing weekend away with my boyfriend’s family, I’m back to the grind today and hitting the ground running with homework, blog work, midterms, etc. Today’s post is the second installment of the Thrifty Six collaboration of which I’m apart, where six other bloggers and I showcase our pre-loved fashion. Today’s theme? You may have guessed it—check, plaid, houndstooth, and the like! Continue reading “The Thrifty Six: ‘Check’ Out Our Preloved Style”

My Favorite Things About Fall

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Now that Halloween is over (I hope you had a great weekend!), it seems like everyone on social media has already moved on to Christmas and the holiday season—say what?! I can’t watch a few Stories on Instagram before hearing at least one Christmas song, and that’s just not right people. What about playing in the colorful leaves? What about Thanksgiving? I love Christmas just as much as the next girl, but I also believe it has its time and place. And first, it’s Thanksgiving’s turn to shine! So in an attempt to push back against all the holiday spirit right now, I’m writing this post to remind everyone of all the awesome things that happen in fall—before winter, and Christmas, and the holiday season. Who’s with me? Continue reading “My Favorite Things About Fall”

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”