Tag Fall

He Said, She Said: Joggers for a Lazy Day

In this post: We’re so excited to share our first “He Said, She Said” fashion post! Here you’ll find how both of us (Shaun & Allyn) are styling joggers for fall and why you need at least a few pairs of them. This post contains shoppable affiliate links which means we may make a small commission if you click on or purchase from them, but we really do love these clothes! He Said… His Look: American Eagle jogger ($50) // American Eagle color block hoodie ($40) // Ugg Colin Sneaker (ON SALE RIGHT NOW – $84) and there’s a navy option, too! Let me start by saying that I absolutely, 100% despise winter.  Autumn… meh.  It can be kinda cool at times, but I can typically never truly enjoy it for reasons I’m about to mention. Every single year I get major winter depression, and it totally cramps my style.  I

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From Summer to Fall

In this post: As inspiration for your fall outfits, I’m showing you how I turned the dress I lived in this summer into a fall look. I’ve also included a few things that help me get through this time of year, because fall isn’t exactly my favorite season.  The Look: [sp] Go for Gold Necklace ($27), Good Mood Earrings ($17), and Hit the Ground Running Ring ($27) from 7 Charming Sisters // Similar olive shift dress (ON SALE – $23) // Similar navy cardigan ($98) or budget friendly option here ($23) // similar ankle booties ($70) // Taylor Tassel Crossbody Bucket from 88 Handbags (ON SALE – $40) // Escape Watches Soho Watch ($150) I live in Pittsburgh, PA, and although fall has started on the calendar, we’ve been having 87 degree days and I am SO okay with it. Therefore, I’m going to soak up these uncommonly warm September days and do everything I

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10 Things to Treat Yourself to This Month

Disclaimer: If you don’t like people who don’t like fall, proceed with caution. However, even if you love me a little less after you read this, you’re absolutely bound to fall in love with a few of these ideas for what to treat yourself to this month. After all, Gem, you deserve it! Getting rejected How many things do we shy away from because we’re afraid to be told “no” or an answer other than the one we want to hear? A lot. If there’s anything the past few weeks have taught me, it’s that rejection isn’t so bad and when you stop letting that fear rule you (and maybe even start conquering it), pretty cool things can happen. Head to VLOG 2 to see what happened when I made it my goal to get rejected! 😉 A pair of bright, vibrant shoes What better way to transition from summer

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VLOG 2: Cozying Up to Rejection

This face perfectly expresses how I feel about three things in particular: cold weather, my little sister going off to college, and being rejected in my business (and also vegetables, but that’s not relevant to this video). I’m aware that I might lose some fans when I say this, but I am not a fan of fall… like at all. And, my birthday is even in October! I like hot summer days and tropical everything. I do not like pumpkin spice anything or having to wear gloves when I text outside. But whether I like it or not, fall is coming (ugh). There’s a lot of other things going on in my life right now that I’m just not ready for – like my sister going off to college, and facing rejection in my business. But, like seasons, these things are coming regardless of my stance on them. So, this

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10 Things to Treat Yourself to this Month (That Do Not Include Pumpkin Spice Anything)

Fall is in the air and while I can get excited about adorable booties (all of my favorites are on my STEP Pinterest board) and chic cozy sweaters (this girl’s got a board for those too), the crisp, cold air is just not my style. So, while everyone else is drooling over dead leaves and anything with the wordage “pumpkin spice” on it, I found a few less basic (did I really just say basic?) things that are perfect for showing yourself a little extra love and indulgence this month… And none of them are pumpkin spice related, promise! =P 1.) Caramel Apple Twizzlers: Move over pumpkin spice everything. Caramel apple is the all time fall flavor. These babies are incredible. Last week, I made a special trip to Target just to buy 5 packs. Not. Even. Joking. ($1.00 for an 8 Pack at Target) 2.) A dress you can style 30 ways:

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Fall into Relaxation

This week has been the most stressful few days I’ve had in a long time. Between the pressure of starting up a new business, an ongoing family situation with my teenage sister, and not having time in my days to do the simplest things like going to the food store, life has been just a bit crazy lately. It’s moments like this where I have to remind myself that shutting my mind down, even for a few minutes, needs to be a part of my everyday routine. Because the truth is, once you realize you need to de-stress, it’s already too late. I have to get better about making time for me everyday, not just on days where I’m ready to pull my hair out! Here’s a few little ways I’ve decided to treat myself to relaxation this week right at home: 1.) My Julep Maven Beauty Box Every month when the mailman delivers

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The Key Report: Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice

Indulge your senses this fall with JewelScent’s Autumn Luxe Collection! With decadent and rich autumn scents, you’ll fall in love with this sweet candy and grab some bling as well! With rings in every candle, the more you fill your home with some fall fragrances, the closer you get to getting show of your JewelScent bling! Clean and moisturize your skin with MyChelle’s Creamy Pumpkin Cleanser! With purifying and hydrating qualities, this cleanser adds an extra boost to your skin with a rich, pumpkin-scented cream. Keep your skin moisturized and hydrated this season with MyChelle! Say goodbye to skin imperfections with Farmhouse Fresh! There pumpkin-inspired mud masks! Packed with helpful nutrients, this fall skincare product is sure to be a staple in your routine! Use this mud mask to get rid of red, blotchy and oily skin this autumn! Pucker up, pumpkin! Senna Cosmetics has the lipcare you need to keep

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The Key Report: Fall Finds

1. What’s better on crisp autumn days than a pair of ultra chic (and comfy!) slippers! We’re loving Dearfoams! Committed to helping you live your most comfortable life, you can stay warm and stylish with their adorable slippers! 2. We’re loving these fabulous headbands from The Topping Tree! From their knitted headbands to their lace accessories, The Topping Tree helps every fashionista add a little flair to the everyday outfits this fall. 3. Keep everything safe and sound with a cute coin purse from Moko and Company! With tons of pretty prints for fall, you can easily add their coin purses for a cute, seasonal touch for autumn. 4. A statement handbag is the perfect way to tie your autumn outfits together, which is why we’re obsessed with the stylish handbags from Kara Ross New York! With tons of timeless options, you can effortlessly transition their pieces from season to season.

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