My favorite kind of outfit is a dress that you just put on and you feel like a million dollars in it. Am i right? And what’s even better is when you pay next to nothing for that said dress. I purchased this blue striped Adam Lippes dress a few years ago when Loehman’s still had brick and mortar retail stores. My husband and I used to go there a ton just to “check out” what they had since we were bored. Everytime we went there we would walk out with bags of clothing that we paid so little for and I always wondered “HOW IS THIS EVEN POSSIBLE?”. Economically, I didn’t see it working for them which is why I guess they closed a lot of the store down.
I love the early summer time in Atlanta. The weather is perfectly warm, and not too blazing hot yet. The trees have bloomed and the city has literally become a forest within a city in the middle of it. There is a reason Atlanta is known for its gorgeous greenery. One of my favorite spots to go on a summer weekend is Piedmont Park in the early morning.
My husband lived in Chicago when we met and we had a long distance relationship for 2 years before we got married. I had my fare share of trips to the city over the years while visiting family and friends after he moved to Atlanta with me. It’s one of the few cities that will always have a special place in my life. Recently we flew up to Chicago for the weekend for a friends birthday. Here’s a list of things to do, eat, and see if you are in the city for a limited time over a weekend.
We spent a few days in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina last weekend. I visited Charleston many times and Savannah as well which are very close by, but Hilton Head Island was never on my radar until we were invited by family to come and spend a few days with them on the island. Of course we couldn’t refuse and packed for the trip!
I was looking for a dress for a friends wedding next month. I had my heart set on getting a lace dress from the designer Self-Portrait. His dresses are so super feminine and delicate and they are truly a work of art. Plus they are very expensive as well. Fortunately I’m an avid user of ShopStyle (if you haven’t used it yet go now! It will save you so much money!).
While my husband and I were visiting family in Zagreb, Croatia we decided to take a short trip to Budapest, Hungary. A train ride seemed like the best and cheapest option so we bought tickets at the train station and headed on our way (you can buy the tickets online on Rail Europe here as well). Before we headed out on our trip to Budapest we booked our stay through the website Jetsetter.
There are a few things you’ll need to know when visiting the Blue Lagoon in Iceland. Here is a list of 9 things that are good to know before your first visit. Some are fun facts about the Blue Lagoon and others are tips on what to try out once you are there. Hope you enjoy your stay!
I love trying out new cosmetics. However, I don’t always like to pay full price for it, #superfrugal. So when i signed up for ipsy about a year ago it was a perfect solution for me. Pay only $10 a month and get a cute little goody bag with 5 new items to try out. I have tested out so many amazing new items that have become my favorite. If you are in the same boat as me it’s well worth trying it out ipsy.
One thing that really shocked me was the price of food in Iceland. I heard that the food was expensive. However, you really don’t experience the sticker shock until you go out for dinner and end up with a bill for over $150. Yikes! Another hardship with Icelandic food is if you are on dietary restrictions, i.e. vegan/vegetarian. My husband can eat anything and everything, he does not discriminate between foods. Me on the other hand, I’m a vegetarian who likes to keep it simple. A little bit of research before we went out to Iceland helped us narrow down which places we could eat at. One that satisfies his craving for trying out new seafood (Whale anyone?) and my love of pastries and quinoa. Below is a list of all the Iceland vegetarian restaurants we ate at that are great spots for a vegetarian & meat lover. Click the name of the restaurant to be directed to the website with the menu and more drool worthy photos. Bon Appétit!
If you travel to Iceland in the winter it’s going to be cold. There’s no way around that. It can vary between decent temperatures where you can get by with just a jacket to you needing the full gear on. We were lucky to arrive early in November when the temperature was still warm enough on some days. If you are curious about what to wear in Iceland in winter read on.