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Bedroom Essentials: 5 Game-Changing Items You Need

Funny how things change over time – in my early twenties, as long as I had a bed, a dresser and enough room for my shoes, my bedroom was perfect in …

Home Decorating

Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Review - What to Buy & What to Pass On

We’ve already established that I’m a skincare junkie…at this point, I’m owning it. I’m always on the lookout and trying new products & brands, and I …

Skin Care

How to Wear a Trench Coat Three Ways

<i>Trench:</i> Vintage, similar here | Sweater: <i></i>Vintage, similar here | <i>Jeans</i>: ASOS, similar here | <i>Boots</i>: IRO| <i>Sunnies:</i> Celinehere, similar | <i></i><i>Bag</i>: Georgina …

Clothing

Where to Buy a Coin Necklace: 5 Places to Shop ASAP

Designed & made in Portugal, Cinco has it’s own take on the coin necklace, taking a step away from the traditional look with cleaner, more simple …

Jewelry

The March Ten

I found out about Nelissa Carillo’s brand, Stronger Wiser Everyday, through a friend, and I am enamored with her entire collection. Made to order (in …

Lips

The Best Morning Routine: How to Start Your Day Right

I find this photo hilarious, because normally, this is how I look in the mornings (minus the makeup – I have embraced my messy hair in my normal life …

Meditation

Shades of Red: The Color Combo of the Moment

<i>Denim Jacket:</i> Who What Wear at Target | <i>Pants</i>: Vintage Escada, similar here | <i>Sandals</i>: Massimo Dutti, similar here | <i>Earrings</i>: Mignonne Gavigan | <i>Bag</i>: …

Clothing

Benefits of Serum & Ones You Need ASAP

Today, I’m giving you the low down on serums. Not that I am the serum EXPERT by any means, but I’ve done a fair amount of research on serums and have …

2018 Spring Trends: What I Can't Wait to Wear

<i>Blazer:</i> Vintage Escada, you could swap it for a jacket like this | <i>Skirt</i>: Akira (SUPER old), similar here | <i>Boots</i>: Iro Paris, similar here| <i>Belt</i>: …

Friendship in Your 30s: Five Things I've Learned - Cuddlepill: Chicago Fashion & Lifestyle Blog

I’m getting a little deep today (AHEM), so brace yourselves. But really, it’s a bizarre yet liberating thing that I can write about a flashy gingham …

2018 Spring Fashion Colors: Lavender - Cuddlepill: Chicago Fashion & Lifestyle Blog

It feels like spring is AGES away, but really, it’s just around the corner. I CAN’T WAIT to start shopping spring stuff (I mean, I kind of already …

Spring Style Ideas: A Classic Piece We All Need (& Probably Already Have!) - Cuddlepill: Chicago Fashion & Lifestyle Blog

<i>Denim Jacket:</i> Aritzia, similar here | <i>Pants</i>: Cos, similar here | <i>Shoes</i>: Who What Wear at Target | <i>Earrings: Picked these up at a local shop in San</i> …

Best Glossier Products

Glossier. The millennial beauty brand of the moment…and it’s blowing up! Funny enough, it’s one of my go-to beauty brands of the moment too (I am a …

Spring Must Haves: Who What Wear at Target - Cuddlepill: Chicago Fashion & Lifestyle Blog

<i>Pants:</i> Target | <i>Blazer</i>: Target | <i>Shirt</i>: Zara, similar here | <i>Shoes:</i> Zara, similar here <i>|</i> <i>Bag</i>: Danse Lente | <i>Sunglasses</i>: Le Specs | <i>Lipstick</i><i>:</i> Milk Makeup |</i> …

The February Ten

We came across these on our latest Trader Joe’s run (does anyone else regularly stock the “new in” section?!), and it’s safe to say they will become …

Travel List: Where I Want to Go in 2018

I didn’t travel much internationally until my mid-20s…I know, shocking! My biggest regret in college was not studying abroad – I feel like I really …

An Easy Tiramisu Recipe (Leo's Fav!)

If you’ve been following my little blog for a bit, you know that I RARELY post recipes, mainly because I don’t cook that often (thanks to Leo being a …

What to Wear on a Date: Winter Edition

<i>Blazer:</i> Vintage, similar here | <i>Skirt</i>: Vintage, similar here | <i>Sunglasses:</i> Le Specs | <i>Hoop</i> <i>Earrings</i>: Forever 21, similar here (I also just bought these …

Unique Valentine's Day Gift Ideas: For Him & For Her

I’m not sure how I feel about Valentine’s Day, even after all of these years. I feel like it’s kind of overrated, but I will never say no to another …

How to Style an Oversized Sweater

<i>Sweater:</i> H&M, similar here | <i>Denim</i>: Vintage, similar here | <i>White Button Down:</i> Zara, similar here | <i>Puffer Coat:</i> Andrew Marc, similar here| <i>Silver</i> <i>Boots</i><i>:</i> …

The January Ten

January is a slow time around these parts. We’re all just trying to get through the winter! Leo and I have been on somewhat of a health kick – trying …

How to Dress Down a Fur Coat

<i>Fur Coat:</i> Vintage, similar here | <i>Trousers</i>: Vintage Ralph Lauren, similar here | <i>Combat Boots</i><i>:</i> Zara | <i>Sunglasses:</i> Le Specs | <i>Bag</i>: Vintage Gucci, similar …

My Tips on How to Wear Monochrome

<i>Trench Coat:</i> Vintage, similar here | <i>Leather Blazer</i>: Vintage, similar here | <i>Corduroy Pants</i><i>:</i> ModCloth, also similar here |<i>Turtleneck:</i> Frank & Oak, …

Clothing

What is Derma-Rolling? Everything You Need to Know!

You know me, I’m a sucker for anything skincare. That’s why I HAD to try derma-rolling for myself, to see what it was all about. What is …

Skin Care

5 Things That Make a Living Room More Cozy

You’ve already seen our master bath, our kitchen, our hallway, our guest room, and even part of our deck…but I haven’t shared our living room yet (at …

Home Decorating

How to Wear a Pleated Skirt

<i>Skirt:</i> Mango | <i>Belt</i><i>:</i> Donna Karan vintage, similar here |<i>Bag</i>: Saint Laurent| <i>Boots</i>: Zara| <i>Bomber</i><i>:</i> Coat Check (last season), similar here<i>|</i> <i>Crew Neck</i> …

Clothing

Monday Mindfulness: What Happened When I Meditated for Two Weeks

The first Monday Mindfulness post of the year! And, as many of us are working hard on keeping our resolutions, it couldn’t come at a better time. …

Meditation

Four Things I'm Kicking in 2018 (or trying to!)

I realized I’m not very good at New year’s resolutions – is anyone, though? I’m afraid to officially set resolutions, because then I feel like I’m …

Self-help

The December Ten

Well, here’s my last post of 2017. Hard to believe this year is coming to an end! It’s been a roller coaster between settling into our new home, our …

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