2 DIY Halloween Costumes


Halloween is coming up and if you are like me and often find yourself completely lost as to what your costume should be, this post should help! I will be wearing both of these costumes for different halloween events this month. One of them is made of clothes that you can probably find in your closet and the other is…

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Refashion Bootcut into Skinny


I’m more of a fan of skinny jeans and pants than bootcut so recently I decided alter a pair of my khaki uniform pants so that they would have more of a skinny fit. Today I’m sharing with you how to change the cut of a pair of your pants. For this refashion you will need: A pair of pants…

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Fashion Friday: Monogrammed Blanket Scarf


I spied this adorable monogrammed blanket scarf on Etsy…but it was kind of expensive so I decided to wait a bit and decide how much I really wanted to buy it. Just a few days later I was at the fabric store and I saw some incredibly similar flannel for like $6/yd. So one yard, a few rows of zig zag stitches…

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Homecoming Recap


My last homecoming dance of highschool was on Saturday and it was a blast! I went with an awesome date and one of my best friends along with her date and her brother and his date. We took pictures at a park near the restaurant. It had some gorgeous trees and great views of the mountains. Dinner was the most…

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Colorado Travel Guide: Boreas Pass + Giveaway Winners!


Every season in Colorado is beautiful, but autumn is especially lovely. On a recent trip into the mountains to admire the changing colors my family decided to explore a new to us part of Colorado and drive through Boreas Pass. We ended up driving to the summit and then turning around instead of going the whole length of the pass…

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Cool Weather Wishlist


As much as warm weather seems to want to stick around forever I know that cooler weather is right around the corner so here are a few things I’ve been eyeing for this fall and into the winter. This pullover looks perfect for cold weather workouts and hikes. This flannel looks so cozy! I’ve been eyeing one of these from Patagonia for a while…

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Ethical Formal Dress Shopping tips


Homecoming season is upon us so today I’m sharing some tips and ideas for anyone who is looking for an ethical alternative to the standard glittery formal dress that you wear once and then throw/give away. My first tip is to buy second hand or thrift. This is a great idea if you still want a fancier dress but at…

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Fashion Friday: Fall Flannel


Now that Labor Day has come and gone it is unofficially the fall time so I have been pulling out my flannels and dreaming about my ankle boots. For this outfit I paired a flannel tunic with some cuffed shorts because I might think its fall but the weather thinks otherwise. For shoes I wore my black converse. Happy Fall!…

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Redeeming Consumerism: Fair Trade Friday


Today’s Redeeming Consumerism post is about Fair Trade Friday. Fair Trade Friday is a subscription service that provides support to impoverished women by providing you with adorable fair trade products every month. They have three different subscription options. The Original Box for $31.99/month is a box full of various fair trade goodies that range from skin care products to luxury fair…

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My Autumn Essentials


Happy Labor Day! I hope you all had/are having a great day with your family and friends! To celebrate the unofficial first day of fall I’m sharing my fall essentials. Before I start, I have to give credit to Katie Leigh on YouTube (she also has a blog which I will link here) I was wracking my brain last night for…

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