How to Style a Button Up Shirt for Work

Are you heading back to the office soon? Or have you already? After a year (or more) of working at home, many of us are adjusting back to work-life in an office environment. While I enjoyed working at home for much of the pandemic, there is something empowering about dressing up for the day ahead. That’s why I wanted to share how to style a button-up shirt for work! I encourage you to lean into your personal style, whether you lean classic, colorful, vintage, or some mix of all of the above, so you feel most yourself whether you’re working in the office or at home.

How to Style a Button Up Shirt for Work

Before I jump into the outfits, I wanted to address the elephant in the room: my absence over the last few months here on the blog. If you don’t follow me on Instagram, then you might not know that I recently started a new job. You might recall that I left my previous job to work full-time as a freelance blogger and content creator. And while I enjoyed the freedom that provided, what I didn’t love was the inconsistency, especially in the midst of a pandemic when many businesses were scaling back their marketing or anything else that could be seen as “extra.”

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Celebrate Your Period and Make it a Period Party with U By Kotex

Every month, we feel it coming. Whether your emotions shift, you feel bloated, or you get funky food cravings, you might be alerted that-time-of-the-month is on its way. Cue the sighs and groans, but what if we turned around and turned our periods into something to celebrate? While I don’t love the period cramps, the exhaustion, or the hormonal headaches and breakouts, I love and appreciate my body. To me, that’s something worth celebrating, and in these uncertain times, why not celebrate all that our bodies can do for us?!

Period Party | How to Have a That Time of the Month Celebration

This post is sponsored by Kotex®, but all opinions are my own.

Let’s celebrate this cycle with a period party! No, you don’t need to don a party hat and have a cake made. We’re celebrating our bodies for this period party by listening to them, practicing self-care, and treating ourselves! Whether this is your first period or your 300th, our cycles and bodies are worth it.

Thanks to the protection of U by Kotex® Click® Tampons, I really do feel like celebrating! From the brightly colored packaging to the comfortable applicator, I know I’ll be able to do it all without worry with Kotex Click. Whether I’m taking time out of my day for self-care, exercising, or I’m conquering an endless stream of work, worrying about leaks is the last thing I want to do. Fortunately, Click Tampons are up to 100% leak-free and the #1 compact tampon that absorbs like a full-size tampon.

If you’re dreading your monthly visitor and are ready to find out how to make that time of the month into something worth celebrating, then keep reading for the perfect self-care ideas!

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10 Outfits to Wear with Combat Boots in 2021

Are you a fan of combat boots? I’ve always liked the look but often was intimidated and didn’t think I could pull it off. What I’ve learned is that it’s all about how to style combat boots with pieces you already own that make the difference. If you find combat boots to look too edgy, no worries! Add a romantic spin with a feminine dress, or make them more casual with jeans and a graphic tee. With 90s fashion hotter than ever, there’s really no better time to add a pair of combat boots to your closet and create outfits to wear with combat boots all year long!

Combat Boot Outfits

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Before making the splurge and purchasing a pair of combat boots, I always recommend creating at least 3 different outfits with pieces in your closet that you could envision yourself wearing. After all, there’s no worse purchase than one that collects dust in your closet! (And admittedly, one of the pairs featured in this post definitely collected a little dust before I gave them another chance.)

Today, I thought I’d take you through my “creative process” of what happens in my brain when I’m considering adding something new to my closet. In this post, I’ll be sharing my personal combat boot and lace-up boot picks, plus a few outfit ideas to get you thinking when it comes to how you decide to style your combat boots!

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How to Host a Virtual Ice Cream Social with Skinny Cow

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If I learned anything from last year, it’s that life is anything but predictable. Instead of setting new year’s resolutions, I set small goals for myself that are achievable. I’m working on small changes like reading before bed instead of scrolling on social media and putting more time into getting creative this year to make staying home as enjoyable as possible. One of the things I miss the most is hosting my friends for brunch and dessert parties. But there’s no reason the party can’t go on! Since we can’t gather together right now, I thought I’d put a virtual spin on a treasured classic party idea: the ice cream social! 

How to Host an Ice Cream Social

Remember when we were kids, and we’d have ice cream socials at school? It was a treasured memory and such a fun time with friends customizing our ice cream treats with all the toppings. With a few fun decorations, an internet connection, and a quiet place to enjoy your ice cream, you’ll be ready to host your own virtual ice cream party in no time! 

And if one of your goals this year was to make healthier choices, then you’re in for a treat. Thanks to Skinny Cow® Ice Cream, we can treat ourselves and satisfy our sweet tooth without hindering our health and fitness goals! The perfectly portioned Skinny Cow Vanilla Gone Wild Ice Cream Sandwiches are my personal favorite. You can’t go wrong with a classic flavor like vanilla!

Ready to put your hosting hat on and celebrate the indulgent moments with Skinny Cow® and host an ice cream social? Then, read on for all of my tips and tricks!

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25+ Valentine’s Day Outfit Ideas for 2021

It’s almost my favorite month of the year, partly because it’s my birthday month, but also because it’s the month of love! Valentine’s Day and Galentine’s Day are both coming up quick. Valentine’s Day outfit planning is so much fun, and you can never have too much pink and red if you ask me!

Blue and Pink Boden Floral Jumpsuit, a Cute outfits for Valentine's Day

Looking for the perfect Valentines Day outfit? I’ve got you covered with over 25 outfit ideas for Valentines Day! Since red and pink are two of my favorite colors, I’ve highlighted tons of different outfit ideas utilizing each of these colors, plus a few less traditional color combos for your Valentines Day fashion inspiration!

If you’re looking for some cute Valentines day outfits to get you inspired for the upcoming holiday, then read on!

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