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September 6, 2017

$200 SHOPBOP Giveaway


$200 SHOPBOP Giveaway

When it comes to designer products I love to shop at SHOPBOP.com! They have amazing collection of clothes, shoes, bags and accessories from hundreds of designer brands such as Tory Burch, Michael Kors, Fendi, Dolce & Gabbana, Marc Jacobs, Kate Spade, Rebecca Minkoff and more! Plus, the best thing about them is they have awesome sales where you can save big.

If you’re shopping now, you can get take 15% off full price items on your first Shopbop purchase, at checkout using the Shopbop App with code APP15. Download the app here!

Now I have a surprise treat for all of you. I want to share with you my love for Shopbop so I’m giving away a $200 Shopbop worth of products (including S&H) to one lucky reader!

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February 12, 2016

Date Night Plus Size Fashion for Less

Date Night Plus Size Fashion for Less

Date Night Plus Size Fashion for Less

Date nights are fun but sometimes dressing up for it can be a stress because you can’t choose what to wear. The secret is to get your closet ready for date night outfits. You don’t have to buy expensive clothes, all you need are few affordable pieces that are trendy and can be mixed and matched. I have friends who often tell me that they find it hard to find plus size clothes that are perfect for date night. Well we’re here to help so we picked some awesome stylish plus size clothing for date nights.Continue reading

February 12, 2016

Dinner Date Night Outfits

Dinner Date Night Outfits

Dinner Date Night Outfits

Are you excited for your Valentine Date? It’s the time to dress up and look your best for your special someone so why not plan it out now and get ready with a fab outfit. Check out our list of dinner date night outfits.

Valentine’s Day Date Night Outfits

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How to Fix a Straw Hat

Learn How to Fix a Straw Hat

How to Fix a Straw Hat

How do you fix a straw hat?

There are a couple of ways to save your straw hat. I know I really need this post because I frankly ruin my hats. I have kids and they always get crushed. That is why it is so great to know that you can reshape your straw hat.

How to reshape straw hats

The first thing you need to do is get gloves, a heat source that will produce steam. You can use a steamer, iron, or a tea pot. Then you will need towels and something heavy to hold down the hat.

reshape straw hat

Those straw hats can be fixed to its former glory. The way that I reshaped mine was to stuff it with a damp towel. Then I put on my gloves and steamed the hat once it was wet I stretched it and put cans on top of it until it dried.

reshaping straw hats

I have also used this method on how to fix a straw hat You start again with a damp towel and fill the portion of the hat where your head goes. Then you put a damp clothe under the brim of the hat. You then put a towel on top. You turn on the iron on medium heat.


straw hats reshaping

straw hats drying

Then you will need to let the hat dry. Do not attempt to put it on until it is dry. You can also put weighted items on the top of the hat until dried. This is a great way rescue those straw hats.

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April 10, 2015

Fashion Under 10 Dollars

Fashion Under 10 Dollars

Fashion Under 10 Dollars

I am a lover of all things fashionable. I do however have a limited budget but I do not want to look like I took a nose dive in the bargain bin. I try each week to find one or two items for under ten dollars to add to my collection. This fashion Friday is all about Fashion Under 10 dollars.

I decided to take on accessories. They are hot these days and they can be pricey. I do love companies like Chole + Isabel they offer wonderful jewelry at affordable prices. I was curious could I find jewelry that was on trend in a big box store? If I did what would I find? Then would I be able to tell the difference?

Fashion under 10 dollars

The answer surprised me. I was able to find on trend jewelry at Walmart. I did pay a lot less than $10 a pair of earrings. You do get what you pay for. I have been eyeing these great earrings by my favorite designer Kate Spade they are on trend and they are a great green color. I found a pair that was the same look not the same quality for less than 10% of the price.

kate spade earrings

The question to me becomes do you pay for quality? The answer is yes for some things and no for others. The earrings at $2.88 a pair if I wear them a couple of times then they have paid for themselves. They are for fun. Read more of my Fashion Tips on How to Accessorize for less

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Fashion Plus Fitness with Ellie – 20% off Your First Order


Ellie: Where Fitness Meets Fashion

Sharon here – also known as the Marathon Mommy. I may not be training for a marathon anymore, but I still love to run and work out – and I love to look fabulous while doing it!

If you love fashion and fitness, then Ellie is the place for you! Ellie mixes essential, fashion-forward looks with high-tech performance activewear. Ellies’s high-quality pieces are designed by women, for women – so you can be sure that you’ll get a great fit that flatters your figure. Each piece is created to withstand a full range of fitness activities – from running to yoga and beyond.

Fitness Can Be Fashionable

Here’s how it works: First, take Ellie’s short style quiz. It’s fun and easy, and it will give their fashion experts essential information about your size and style preference. This will allow them to customize your shopping experience.

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Then you can CHOOSE whether you want to shop as a “non-member” or a as a member of the “FitFashionistaClub.” As a non-member, you can enjoy a traditional shopping experience. Just start shopping and have fun with your new workout gear!

If you opt to join the FitFashionistaClub, you will receive any two pieces for just $49.95/month. You can choose two tops, two bottoms or a top and a bottom – the price is always the same. If you select your pieces before the 7th of every month, you can personally select your items. If you’d rather let Ellie’s style gurus pick for you, just wait. Their experts will select a customized, fully personalized outfit for you based on your style preferences.

FitFashionistClub members receive free shipping on all orders, no matter how often you order per month. They also get exclusive access to flash sales, discounts and other members-only events.

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Beautiful, High-Quality Fitness Fashions – 20% off Your First Order

NOTE: The FitFashionistaClub is a subscription-based club. Please visit Ellie.com for complete details on membership and their account cancellation policy.


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