THE MOST COMFORTABLE SWEATER FOR WINTER

sweater: Free People || jeans: Urban Outfitters || booties: Chinese Laundry || belt: Lulus (similar) || rings: Shein || headband: I have no idea ahaha: ill link a similar one 

 

I’m about to tell you about the most comfortable and cutest sweater for winter; brace yourselves y’all!! Nothing annoys me more than an itchy and uncomfortable sweater…. It is actually one of my biggest pet peeves in clothing when something is super itchy! When it comes to sweaters, I will usually pay good money for a comfortable sweater, because I not only want it to keep me warm, but also for it to be comfortable! But have no fear, this sweater is not only cute and comfy, BUT it’s also currently ON SALE, which is like the cherry on top! This sweater comes in two colors: this one, and a turquoise color!

 

SWEATER

OK, we all know that I have an obsession with Free People…. it’s no secret hahaha. If anyone knows anything about Free People, they know that it’s super pricey, so I am always scrolling through the sale section of FP to find affordable pieces to satisfy my FP obsession!! This sweater is currently on sale on Free People’s website! It is originally $148, and is on sale for $49!! Shout out to Sarah Belle Elizabeth for originally posting about this sale, and helping a girl fuel her FP obsession, you the real MVP!!

 

JEANS

Cropped flared jeans are my new obsession! They are so flattering, and are different than a regular pair of jeans. These jeans that I purchased from Urban Outfitters fit true to size, and are the flattering and comfortable pair of flare jeans that I’ve tried. I tried the Top Shop version of the flare jeans, and they weren’t as comfortable as these UO ones, because they were super stiff! They are only $64, which sounds a little expensive, but when thinking about a good pair of denim jeans, some cost +$100, so it’s a steal!

 

BOOTIES

Since New Jersey had a “heat wave”, and it was 73 degrees today, I decided to break out my mule booties! I know I am going to wear the heck outta these booties in the this summer and fall! It’s a little too cold to wear these in the winter, but it was perfect for a day like today! I have a hardcore obsession with booties, but the reason why I bought these is because they are backless! I love the look of these, and it switches up the traditional look of a bootie. They are from Chinese Laundry, and I picked them up on sale at a local boutique called South Moon Under, but these can easily be found online at Nordstrom!

 

To finish off the outfit, I added some boho touches with a ton of rings I got from Shein for like $5, & a lace headband I got like 10 years ago lol

 

 

This is probably one of my if not my favorite outfit I’ve posted about on my blog! It’s simple, but so cute! I hope y’all enjoyed this blog post!

 

xo, N

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SNOW DAY IN UPSTATE NEW YORK

Happy New Year! It’s finally 2018!

This is my first blog post of the new year, and I though it’d be perfect to share with you guys what I did to ring in the new year!!

 

This year I spent my New Years weekend in Upstate New York with my boyfriend, Cash! With it being Upstate New York in the winter, you can almost guarantee there is going to be snow, so thank God I packed accordingly! My ultimate goal was to look cute, BUT be warm, and I think I succeeded!

hat: American Eagle || scarf: South Moon Under || gloves: LL Bean (similar linked) || coat: Forever 21 (similar) || jeans: Lulus || boots: Timberland

 

If there is one thing I think you guys need that is a must for the winter time, it’s THESE BOOTS! These boots are super cute, and very warm! They are Timberlands, and have fur inside to keep your feet warm. AND they’re waterproof, so they are the ultimate cute/practical winter boots!

This scarf is the second thing I think you guys need! A it’s a blanket scarf, so duh it’s a must! And B the colors on the scarf are adorable! Again, super cute and super warm!

I scored this coat from Forever 21 a couple months ago, for $20, which is a steal! It’s a huge teddy bear hooded coat, and it’s the softest and most comfortable coat own!

Lastly, these gloves are again CUTE BUT WARM! Cash got me these gloves for Christmas last year from LL Bean, and who doesn’t love mittens! Like the cutest word in world is mittens!! They are lined with fur, so they are super warm!

 

 

Upstate New York is beyond beautiful, and I’m so lucky I got to spend my last moments of 2017, and first moments of 2018 in Upstate NY with my love again this year! I hope y’all enjoyed this post, and it gave you an cute outfit idea for a snow day wherever you are from!

xo, N

 

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CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK CITY

“It’s Christmas time in the cityyyyyyyy” Legit sing this song non stop every year I go to NYC ahaha

 

One of my favorite things to do during the Christmas season is going to New York City! There is just something about it: The beautiful Christmas lights on the buildings, the roasted chestnuts smell lingering down the streets, the hustle and bustle, and walking snowy Central Park with a hot chocolate in hand! I am DEFINITELY not a city person, but the only time I really do love NYC is around Christmas time!

I actually decided that I wanted to go to New York City strictly for blog post reasons and some content, but my mom and I made a little NYC trip out of it!

top: H&M || bottoms: H&M || jacket: Charlotte Russe || booties: TJ Maxx || cabby hat: Forever 21 || sunglasses: SojoS vision || bag: Free People

 

First stop on the day trip to New York City was Brooklyn, NY! Ive always seen and heard wonderful things about Brooklyn, (my love for Gossip Girl might have something to do with it) but never made it across the bridge any time I visited Manhattan. This time I wanted to go there first to walk the bridge! If you guys didn’t know, the top level of the Brooklyn Bridge is made for pedestrians to walk across it, and the bottom level is for the cars. There was a quick and easy little stairway that led straight up to the Brooklyn Bridge! The view was incredible, and I highly recommend walking the bridge if you are visiting Brooklyn: its a must!

This outfit was perfect, and I wasn’t cold at all surprisingly!! You can’t see, but I actually wore layers underneath my sweater, and jeans for extra warmth! That is always a tip for me, I always wear long sleeve undershirts, and leggings underneath my jeans for extra warmth, and it worked perfectly (except my hands, they froze, they froze hard).

This entire outfit is super affordable! This fur coat that looks expensive as hell was only $30 from Charlotte Russe! The embellished jeans were on sale for $20 from H&M! The trendy cabby hat that I am wearing was $12 from Forever 21! This embellished sweater from H&M is on sale currently for $29.99! The booties, which are the most comfortable shoes I’ve ever worn and highly recommend for looking cute/being comfortable, are from Dr Scholls and I found them at TJ Maxx! I got my sunglasses off of Amazon for less than $10! And of course, I had to finish the look off with something from Free People (its my favorite).

 

Once we were done in Brooklyn, we headed over the bridge, and tried to find a parking garage to park in, because driving in New York City is a freaking nightmare!! PRO TIP: don’t be like me, take the train into New York City, it takes you right next to Madison Square Garden, and it so much better than driving around! While we were trying to find parking, we came across a restaurant I had fallen in love with from seeing pictures on Instagram, and I told my mom about it before we came to New York City, so of course we had to stop and find a parking spot! Rolf’s German Restaurant is CHRISTMAS GOALS!! We waited outside in a long line to get in and get a table for about an hour, because reservations were booked until after Christmas, but it was so worth it! Even though 2 glasses of Gluhwein (mulled wine) was $34, the atmosphere was beyond beautiful, just look at the pictures!!

Once I was stuffed with German food & mulled wine, we decided to walk around and look at all the Christmas lights on the buildings! My favorite were the Christmas lights on Saks 5th Avenue building right across the street from Rockefeller Center! Once we were done walking 5th Avenue, and looking at the lights, I had to do some shopping! Of course, since we were at Rockefeller Center, I had to go across the street, and go into the Free People! I fan girled the entire time I was in that store, because damn it was a nice store!! Before we left Rockefeller Center, I had to get chocolate. My deep obsession with Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramels is real, so my mom and I went to our favorite chocolate shop: Teuscher Chocolates, which is right near the Channel Gardens where you can watch the light show on the Saks 5th Avenue building!

Once were were done shopping, we headed to Bryant Park, which is right near Rockefeller Center, and walked around the Christmas market they have each year! I didn’t get any pictures, because by that time, but hands were too numb to even worry about my phone or camera!

dress: Forever 21 || hat: Forever 21 (another option) || belt: Topshop || tights: Urban Outfitters || booties: TJ Maxx

So funny story about these 2 pictures above…. I decided to include these 2 pictures in this post, because they are in Brooklyn, BUT they are not from the same day we went. This was actually a couple days after we went to NYC. Cash texted me on Wednesday, and told me he was about 2 1/2 hours away (he’s regularly 6 hours away) for work, and he was staying overnight! So of course since he was “close” I decided to drive up there after work! Since he was staying right outside of Yonkers, NY, I had to pass right by NYC/Brooklyn! I brought an outfit to shoot, and went to Brooklyn on my way home the next day! This outfit definitely isn’t as practical as the one I wore to NYC a couple days before that, but I thought this red dress (that is less than $20 from Forever 21) looked amazing with the contrast of the Brooklyn/Manhattan Bridge! This “photoshoot” lasted a good 15 minutes, because my hands became numb to the point they were bright red, and I couldn’t press the buttons on my camera ahahah, so I went home! (At least I got 2 shots out of it!) Brooklyn, I will explore you more one day, when I’m not dying of frost bite!

 

I hope y’all enjoyed this New York City blog post/outfit idea, and have a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

xo, N

 

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TRIBAL-PRINT INSPIRED || BOHO STYLE

poncho: Forever 21 || sweater: bp. Nordstrom || jeans: H&M || booties: Forever 21 || sunglasses: sojoS vision 

 

I honestly had no idea what to title this blog post, but I knew I had to make a post about this outfit, because it is the perfect casual OOTD for fall/winter! This outfit is very inexpensive, and is easy to put together without having to buy the entire outfit!

 

I bought this tribal-print poncho from Forever 21, and the best part about it is IT’S REVERSIBLE!!

It’s less than $40, and it is so easy to pair with any outfit for extra warmth!

 

The jeans are another thing that kind of blew my mind! I found them at H&M for $20! No good quality pair of jeans are 20 dollars…that just doesn’t happen! They are the perfect high-waisted jeans, and fit perfectly!

 

This whole outfit includes staple pieces I already owned, and that I put together to pair perfectly with the poncho! I’m pretty sure a majority of people own a black sweater, jeans, black booties, and a belt, so this outfit is very easy for everyone! It was very inexpensive to put together, because I already owned 90% of the outfit! One of my tricks/tips is to try and work with what you already have, and either trying to add onto it with say a patterned poncho, or an accessory instead of buying a whole new outfit! I have been trying to do this lately, because being a fashion blogger is not a cheap job, and I can’t always afford to buy brand new full outfits!

 

I hope y’all enjoyed this casual outfit idea for the fall/winter time! On the other hand, I guess my attire is going to have to change now since it snowed on the east coast ahahah (breaking out my snow boots currently)

 

xo, N

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Essentials For Perfect Gift Wrapping

 

1. Wrapping Paper

No brainer ahaha. When it comes to buying wrapping paper, first figure out what type of theme/color scheme you are going for. For me it was neutrals/rustic/boho (which is my style basically in everything). I chose 4 different wrapping papers that I got all from Home Goods! They all complimented each other, but still brought in the specific theme I wanted. My favorite one I chose has to be the pine tree patterned one!

2. Ribbon/String

These were a $1…A DOLLAR! I found all three of these strings from the $1-$5 section in Target! (if you don’t know what section that is, YOU ARE NOT LIVING). I got 3 different strings, because I didn’t know whether I was going to use the gold, red, or green one. Also, I wouldn’t be too upset if I didn’t use all of them, since they were only a dollar each!

3. Gift Tags

I’m pretty sure this is a no brainer as well! These are essential, so you know who the hell to give which gift to!! I’m super against tacky Christmas wrapping, but that is where Target comes in handy! Their Christmas line with Sugar Paper is so stinkin’ adorable, so that is where I got my gift tags from! They are super simple, but still bring in the neutral/gold vibe that I was going for!

4. Add Ons/Special Touches

This has to be my favorite thing I chose to do for my wrapping this year! It just makes the presents so much more personable than just wrapping them with paper!

I got the bundle of the glittered pine from Michaels! This was a perfect touch to add more of the rustic theme into my gift wrapping. I absolutely love how this looked on some of the presents, and was like the cherry on top!

 

My favorite thing I did was add new and old Polaroid photos onto some of the presents! This not only is a unique way of saying who the present is for, but it also is a great way to bring back some old memories into your presents! For my anniversary gift I gave Cash, I put one of the first pictures we ever took together on it, so bring back memories of us first meeting in college! This is perfect opportunity to put old baby pictures, and pictures of you, your family/siblings when you were younger!

Since I don’t have a polaroid camera, I just took the picture and added a polaroid border around it on www.picmonkey.com! Super easy to do!

I hope this gives y’all some ideas on how to make your gifts look like a professional wrapped them, but they didn’t, you did! 😉

I have a vlog of me wrapping gifts on my Youtube channel, if y’all want to check it out, ill leave the link right here 🙂

 

xo, N

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FALL TIME…

Crisp leaves. Pumpkin lattes. Bonfires. Smoke from the chimneys. Sweet ripe apples. And everything fall.

Who else is as obsessed with Fall as I am?! Fall time and the chilly weather brings me so much joy. There is so much to do, see and eat during the fall time, and it blows my mind when I meet people who dislike fall!

I always love watching YouTube videos and reading blog posts about people’s fall obsessions, so that’s what I am sharing you today!

Food

(of course I have to start off with food, cause duh)

  • Pumpkin Pie

My all time favorite Thanksgiving/Fall Food in general is pumpkin pie! Like it is that serious of an obsession that my family knows to have separate pumpkin pie just for me on Thanksgiving.

  • My Fall Starbucks Order: Pumpkin Spiced Chai Tea Iced Latte w/ Almond Milk

My drink order usually changes every year, so this has been my current favorite for this season! Also, the PSL never goes out of style, so that’s another favorite!

(Also another favorite is the Skinny Cinnamon Dulce Iced Latte w/ Almond Milk)

 

Activities

  • Bonfires + Smores

One of my favorite smells in the whole world is a bonfire smell. Sitting by the fire on a chilly fall night, while making tons of smores is my idea of a perfect night! I also have a smores obsession! (As you can see most of my obsessions are food related ahahah)

  • Carving Pumpkins

I look forward to carving pumpkins every year! I always try and carve something different, that’s not that generic halloween carving! I’ve done a ton of Disney carvings, but this year I decided to do Harry Potter! I might carve another pumpkin this year, because I somehow always carve the pumpkin wayyyy to early, while its still too hot, and it goes bad in like 2 days. ( I was sweating taking the picture of me holding the pumpkin, because it was actually 85 degrees while taking it ahaha)

 

 

Beauty

  • MAC Cosmetics Velvet Teddy Lipstick
      I have been wearing this lipstick color NONE STOP. I forgot how much I loved this iconic shade from MAC. Velvet Teddy is the perfect wearable warm red/brown for the fall time!

 

This has been my go-to scent for the fall time! It smells sooooo good. Also, I am horrible at describing scents, but trust me, its the perfect scent for the colder days!

Fashion

      • Booties

I love booties for the fall time, and overall year round! They go perfectly with a pair of jeans, dresses, skirts, leggings, etc! I have been wearing the heck outta these booties lately!

Free People Hunt the Plains booties

 

Lifestyle

      • Candles (no specific order)

Apple Spice (Yankee Candle)

Autumn Leaves (Yankee Candle)

Harvest (Yankee Candle)

Marshmellow Fireside (B&BW)

Leaves (B&BW)

There is no denying that I have a candle obsession. I own multiple bins just filled with candles, its actually unhealthy. I always have candles burning in my room, because not only do I love scents, but it just adds to the cozy effect in the bedroom! Clearly I couldn’t pick just 1 favorite candle, so I listed my top 5 favorite, which are from Yankee Candle and Bath and Body Works! Candles are definitely a fall obsession for me!

 

  • Movies/TV

Movies: Halloweentown & Harry Potter

These two movies are my go-to fall-time movies to watch! Nothing is better than watching a Halloween movie on a cold gloomy day in the middle of October with a cup of coffee in my hand. Ever since I was a little girl, I always watched the Halloweentown series during fall time; Its my favorite Halloween movie! Harry Potter is also another favorite! I mean it’s not really specifically about Halloween, but it involves witches, magic, etc, and thats a good enough reason for me to have a HP movie marathon, and forever wishing I wasn’t a muggle.

 

TV: American Horror Story & Football

I just recently started watching AHS, since I never actually watched the seasons on tv when they came out! They are so raved about so I decided to start watching all of them this season! I’m only on Murder House, so I have a lot of catching up to do, but I love how scary/entertaining they are!

 

Lastly, who doesn’t love the fall time because of football!? Whether it’s college football or NFL football, I love watching my favorite teams every week! (AKA the New England Patriots!!) I love the rivalries between my boyfriend, and family, and most importantly the food ahahah. I have planned a couple of football games to go to this year, so I’m super pumped to tailgate, and just watch some good ol’ football!

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2 years…

2 years ago, on October 11th, 2015, I made the best decision of my life, and that was to follow my dreams.


HOW IT ALL STARTED 2 YEARS AGO

Makeup has always been a passion of mine, and deep down I knew I wanted to pursue that little dream of mine, I just didn’t know how. I had been pondering the thought of starting a YouTube channel for a while (you can see I originally made my channel on September 16th, 2012), but honestly I never had enough courage to post a video, nor did I know a single thing about videography/lighting etc…

But something was different when I woke up that fall morning in October, and I legitimately said screw it, I’m making a video today!!

So I took my little camera that my mom bought me when I was like 15 years old, and put it on top of a stacked pile of my college books (at least they had one good use, while I was in college), and pressed the little red record button. I had little knowledge of how to film, lighting, and only had a small bit of knowledge on editing from a film making class I took in high school.

That day I conquered a fear, well a couple actually… I proved to myself that I have the courage to put myself out there for the world to see regardless of what other people are going to think of me. I proved to myself that I have the knowledge to learn how to film, what lighting to use for makeup videos, how to edit etc. I proved to myself that following my dream was possible. All of these things that I proved to myself 2 years ago, I am still teaching myself to this day.

No, not every day do I feel confident in what I am pursuing, no not every day do I think I have enough skill to produce great content, no not every day do I think chasing my dream is possible, but that is the emotional roller coaster that comes with life/YouTube.
I couldn’t be happier that I decided to follow that tiny little dream that was hidden in my heart, because now it is one of my biggest passions, and hopefully one day I can make it into a full time career.

One of my favorites quotes that I try to live by is “Run towards fear.” If is scares you, chances are it’s worth doing. I was terrified to post my first video, but it was one of the best decisions I could have ever have made. So, if you can get anything out of this post, it’s to not let insecurities, people, or the world stop you from chasing your dreams, and what you truly love, because you only have ONE life to live, and sacrificing it for something or someone else is not worth it.

 

Thank you…

I want to thank everyone who has subscribed to my channel, and supported me since I started my YouTube journey 2 years ago, especially my family, and my boyfriend. Thank you to my brother and sister-in-law for supporting me and having watched every single video of mine with their dog, and my mom who loves to watch my videos on the tv in the living room, while I cringe from upstairs, because I hear my voice hahaha. But most importantly, my boyfriend Cash. Cash honestly was the person who encouraged me and really pushed me to follow my dream. He has supported me 100% since day one, and believes in me when no-one else has, including myself. Even on days, where I don’t believe in myself, he shuts it right down, and doesn’t even let that be an option.

2 years ago, I started with a Fall Makeup Tutorial, and now I have progressed into making beauty, fashion, travel, lifestyle, and fitness videos, and it all started on October 11th, 2015.

xo, N

My First YouTube Video

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CASUAL STREET STYLE

coat: zara (similar from F21) || top: forever 21 || pants: forever 21 || booties: forever 21 || hat: forever 21

I have been seeing this style everywhereeeeeeeee on Instagram, and I low-key love it! At first, I didn’t think it was my style, nor did I think I could pull it off, and I actually love this outfit!

The great thing about this outfit is, (besides the jacket) it is all from Forever 21!

I always find great trendy items from Forever 21, especially online, because they have so much more on their website vs in stores.

 

Coat:

I found this jacket at Zara, and honestly it was worth every single penny! I see these types of coats everywhere, and I knew when I tried it on in the store and felt how warm it was I was sold! Yes, it was pretty pricey, but this jacket will last me forever, and ill pay for warmth all day everyday! Unfortunately, I couldn’t find the exact coat, because Zara’s website is so freaking confusing, BUT I did link a similar one I found on Forever 21 for legit half the price!

 

Pants:

These pants are $17.90….$17.90!!! That is such a great price, for such great quality pants! I really don’t like to spend too much money on “trendy” items, because they usually are trendy for very long! Pro tip: spend your money on expensive purchases for staple items like jeans, jackets, etc. and try and find sales and deals for trendy items that aren’t timeless! I got a medium, because they were the only ones left in store, and I didn’t want to pass up the great deal of these pants, but if I could I would rather have a size small!

 

Hat:

I was so hesitant on buying this hat for weeks, because I didn’t know if A I liked the new trend, and B if I could pull it off! I found this suede black cabby hat at Forever 21, and decided to say screw it, and try the trend out! The hat was only $15, so if I ended up not liking the trend I wouldn’t feel too bad about not wearing it! BUT HONESTLY, I actually really love this hat! I am currently searching for a brown one to go with other outfits. One thing I love about fashion is experimenting with different looks and styles; sometimes they don’t work out, and sometimes they do!

 

Top:

Not much to say about this top, except its a stable piece! This a plain white knitted top, and can be layered under tops for more warmth and/or paired with anything basically: jeans, plaid pants, skirts, shorts, anything! I found this top in stores at Forever 21, and tried to find the exact online, but I couldn’t so I linked a similar one!

 

Booties:

I picked up these suede beige booties up from Forever 21 over the summer, and I’m so glad I bought them! They are so comfortable, and I get so much use out of them! I mostly own brown and black boots, so it was nice to switch it up and have a lighter pair of shoes for more options with my looks! You can buy them from Forever 21 for less than $35, and are absolutely worth it!

 

 

I hope y’all enjoyed this outfit and this post! I love breaking out of my comfort zone, and trying new things in life, and fashion is a perfect way to do that! Don’t be afraid to try new things, and just live life!

xo, N

 

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Holiday Gift Guide For Any Man In Your Life

I can’t be the only person who never has any clue what to get my man, father, brothers, grandfather etc in my family?! In my opinion, women are always easier to shop for!

It definitely is a love/hate relationship with trying to come up with awesome gift ideas for all the guys in my family, so I put together this Holiday Gift Guide to help y’all out in case you have the same problem!

 

  1. Original Grain The Barrel 47mm Watch 

This definitely was my favorite gift I got for my boyfriend this year! I actually ended up getting him this for our 4 year anniversary, and always like getting him something a little more sentimental on our anniversary! Not only did he need a watch, but there is also more to this gift than just a beautiful watch! This watch is made out of reclaimed American Oak barrels that were once used to store bourbon whiskey for up to 4 years! I thought this was perfect since my boyfriend’s favorite drink in the world is whiskey! But wait theres more! For every watch sold, 10 trees are planted! This just topped off the gift, since my boyfriend is really into environmental sustainability, wildlife, etc. It is such a unique gift to get any man in your family/life, and I can guarantee not everyone will have this gift, which makes it more special.

 

2. Engraved Whiskey Glasses

I got this exact set for my boyfriend Cash for Christmas last year, and he loved it! I ended getting his monogram, and it came out great! Not only did they come out great, but by buying from Etsy you are supporting a small business, which in my opinion is way better than buying from big businesses! This is a universal gift, and is a perfect gift for any man in your life!

 

3. Nintendo NES Classic Edition 

This Nintendo gaming system is such a throwback for any 90s kids! I actually got this gift for Christmas, and I thought it would be a perfect unique gift for your brother or boyfriend! It it so much fun to play individually or together with others, and brings back so many amazing memories from my childhood!

 

4. Black Rifle Coffee Company 

I don’t know if receiving coffee as a gift is weird or not, but to be honest I’d freaking love it!! ahaha This coffee was another gift to my boyfriend for Christmas, and he loved it, and ended up buying more! They’re an American company that is veteran owned! There are two specific types of coffee that send proceeds to support our military and law enforcement. I love gifts that are not only special for the person who is receiving it, but it also gives back to others or does something good for this world.

 

5. Whiskey-Flavored Chocolate

I always like getting small gifts that remind me of someone, whether they are gag gifts, or just a little something that reminds me of a specific person. I was in Target shopping for Christmas ornaments when I came across this while I was actually on the phone with my boyfriend Cash, and thought it would be perfect for him! There are three different chocolate bars that come in this trio that are all different flavors of whiskey. The three different flavors are Scottish Whiskey Chocolate, Bourbon Whiskey Chocolate, and Honey Whiskey Chocolate. This is just a perfect small little gift for any man who’s favorite happy hour choice is whiskey!

 

 

Cash and I are actually exchanging gifts the first week of December, because that is when we will see each other in December, and it’s our 4 year anniversary! So, I had to do a ton of Christmas shopping before Thanksgiving even came!

I hope this gave y’all some inspiration on what to get all the men in your life for the holidays this year!! I hope y’all enjoyed your Thanksgiving, and are excited for the holiday season this year!

 

xo, N

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Fall Florals.

Let’s be real. Anything with the word “fall” in it, I love.

 

Floral Dress | Jacket (similar) | Booties | Handbag

When it comes to fall, one of my favorites things about it is fall fashion. I love fall fashion, and I get so excited for this time of year because of that! I purchased this dress from Nordstrom when I was shopping the other day. This just screamed “fall transition” to me! This dress is perfect for those warmer fall days, where you are kind of confused on what to wear, because the weather in the morning versus the afternoon are total opposites! This fall floral dress and the mesh under shirt are all one piece, AND it’s under $30!! It’s a steal! Another great thing about this dress is it has the colors of fall in it.

 

To add a little extra sass and warmth, I paired this dress with a black fur jacket that I got from Miss Selfridges, which is a UK brand. Unfortunately, I can’t find the exact jacket I’m wearing, but I did link a similar one for you guys! This dress is perfect to layer with, and makes it super easy for you to work with that annoying fluctuating weather! Also, to add to the edgy vibe of this outfit, I paired the dress with studded booties that I purchased from Forever 21 for under $40! Lastly, I added a Chanel inspired handbag to finish off the look! This whole outfit is super inexpensive, except for the jacket. On the other hand, a dupe can easily be found at H&M, Asos, or Forever 21! Florals aren’t just for spring, and I love incorporating it into my fall looks this season!

I hope you all enjoy!

xo, N

 

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Embroidery + Corduroy

What’s better than one hot fashion trend? TWO hot fashion trends!

Embroidery and corduroy are two fashion trends that have been blowing up everywhere lately! I have seen so many stores releasing jackets, jeans, shirts, etc with both embroidery and corduroy!

When I came across these jeans in Abercrombie I fell in love with the specific color combo and flower embroidery on the jeans! Mauve is one of my favorite colors, and I fell in love. Also, the jeans have an adorable ankle detail that is another trend right now! I’m just super trendy wearing this outfit!

I’ve also been seeing corduroy jackets all over Pinterest and travel posts, and I thought it would be perfect jacket for the fall time and just in general! It has built in faux fur throughout the entire jacket, not just the collar, so its SUPER warm, which is the main reason why I bought it. It”s also from Forever 21, so super inexpensive!

I paired the jeans and this jacket with a simple baby pink tee from American Eagle, a brown belt from ASOS, and some white leather slip on Vans to complete this super trendy/casual OOTD!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CORDUROY JACKET | BASIC TEE (similar) | EMBROIDERED JEANS | SHOES | BELT (similar)| NECKLACE

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 JEAN DRESS | TOP | BELT similar | BOOTIES similar

I’m back!

I am so happy to start my blog back up! It was definitely hard to keep up with it, and get content while being in college, but now that I graduated, I am going to be consistent with posting again!

There is no better way to kick off the start of my blog again with a fashion post! I found this entire outfit at Forever 21! The trick to staying trendy is to find inexpensive pieces! The idea is to splurge on items that are always going to be in style like jeans, sweaters, boots etc, and spend less on the trendy items, because they will eventually not be trendy.

I already owned a denim dress before I bought this one, but the reason why I bought this denim dress from Forever 21 is it just fit in all the right places! It was like bells starting ringing when I pulled the zipper up on this dress, and looked in the mirror; it was perfect! Also, the first denim dress I owned rode up, and I was always worrying if my butt was hanging out ahaha. The second reason why I bought this dress is because it does NOT ride up. The third reason is it’s only $27!

I bought this entire outfit at Forever 21, so super affordable!! I found the belt a while ago, but luckily Lulu’s has a similar one, that looks exactly like it! Also, the grey suede booties were found on clearance, so unfortunately I couldn’t find the exactly ones. I did link similar items for both of them though!

Awkward Fall Weather

Because I live in New Jersey, that means those awkward hot/cold days. This morning was absolutely beautiful with a chilly breeze, and by 12 it was 84 degrees, sweating my a$$ off, and my curls fell completely out because of how humid it was! Pairing long sleeves and dresses together are the perfect outfit for those fall days where its hot/cold, and you are not quite sure what to wear!

I hope y’all enjoy!

xo, N

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