How to Manage Being First Time Dog Owners
Lifestyle

How to Manage Being First Time Dog Owners

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ProPlanPossibilities #CollectiveBias Last Valentine’s Day weekend, R. & I made a big decision. We bought a puppy!…Annnnnd we became first time dog owners. We weren’t really in the market for a dog, but when we stumbled upon Pixie’s adorable photos on Craigslist, we just couldn’t resist. I still remember Pixie’s first night with us, which wasn’t really at “home”, since I was living…

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Getting Ready for the Holidays with Basic Invite
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Getting Ready for the Holidays with Basic Invite

Thank you to Basic Invite for sponsoring this post. As always, all words & opinions are entirely my own. It’s finally November, and boy oh boy are we gearing up for the holiday season around here. I know, I know…it’s early. Buuuuuuut this truly is my favorite time of the year. Spending time with family and friends + having an excuse to eat good food and drink a little more wine is never a bad thing, right? Right. And you may…

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VIDEO: Fall 2017 FabFitFun Unboxing
Fashion

VIDEO: Fall 2017 FabFitFun Unboxing

Fall 2017 FabFitFun Unboxing Okay guys…I caved. I’ve been seeing ads for the FabFitFun box pretty much everywhere for the past few months, and I finally purchased my own subscription after I saw that even JESSE MCCARTNEY was promoting it. That really was the final straw. I mean, how do you say no to Jesse Mccartney? 😂 I’m glad I didn’t, too. This box was jam packed with over $350 worth of goodies! Some of my favorite items were the Mer-Sea scarf and…

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5 Unexpected Things I Learned in Three Years of Blogging
Fall Fashion

5 Unexpected Things I Learned in Three Years of Blogging

Three years ago, my life changed forever. After months and months of late nights spent devouring the pages of fashion & lifestyle sites like The Blonde Salad, Gal Meets Glam, Pink Peonies, and more…I bought the domain theblondechiffon.com and I published my first ever blog post. I still remember dragging my boyfriend Rich to the local college campus in search of those picture perfect brick walls like it was yesterday. I also remember how frustrated I got when my photos weren’t…

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VIDEO: 7 Healthy Snacks to Buy at Aldi
Lifestyle

VIDEO: 7 Healthy Snacks to Buy at Aldi

Truth be told, I have been in QUITE the clean eating rut as of late. I’m a true believer in living a balanced lifestyle, so falling off the healthy meal prep wagon starts to throw my entire routine out of whack after awhile. I think that it’s hard to maintain your hustle and succeed when certain things in your life are out of balance. I try to place just as much importance on my physical and mental health as I…

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