The Friday 5: v.26

The Friday 5 is a weekly feature highlighting interesting, controversial, heart-wrenching, inspirational, and/or creative content worth reading and sharing. I always find the best blog posts, articles, outfits, and inspiration from other bloggers, so I hope I can do the same for you. Here’s to hoping something will make a difference in your weekend! the friday 5 v 26 links 2 inspiration

The Word on the Street

  1. How Not to Feel like a Pack Mule on Your Next Trip
  2. I’m really loving Molly’s Natural Beauty Summertime Makeup Tutorial. I’ve never tried nude colored eyeliner to line my waterline before, but I think I just might have to!
  3. I can’t remember if I posted this on The Friday 5 before or not and I know this is way old news, but it’s so worth mentioning again. I still can’t stop laughing when I think about it. Even the URL makes me collapse into giggles.
  4. Imagine if all of our schools offered this.
  5. A little dramatic, yes, but so adorable. Check out this real-life Pittsburgh love story.

The Inside Scoop

  1. Love LC Lauren Conrad’s delicate jewelry? Shop indie instead and support this amazing artist!
  2. I’m turning 24 tomorrow. Read up on my thoughts on turning 22 and 23.
  3. It’s important to get the full story before trying out a service. My review of my first ThredUp experience is very transparent–including payout info!
  4. How Blogging Helped Me Land My Next Career
  5. It’s officially been a year since I’ve gone solo. What a year it has been.

Happy weekend, everyone! I’m spending mine embracing my new 24-year-old self, eating copious amounts of food, drinking wine, swing dancing, and sleeping. No complaints here! What are you doing to enjoy your weekend?

Embrace summer with a floppy hat and subtle textures

Everyday Summer Jewelry from MDC Artistic Designs

You guys, she’s done it again. Marlene from MDC Artistic Designs has absolutely nailed it once again. I’ve shared my extremely positive experiences with Marlene and her business on multiple occasions, such as when she shared some really helpful tips or when I received and styled these stunning charcoal and rose quartz earrings or when she gave… 

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Boost an outfit with statement shoes from Keds

Sunday Best: v.6

Tank: Land’s End Pants: Old Navy Shoes: Keds via Kohl’s Forget statement necklaces. It’s all about statement SHOES today! I’m loving my brand new Keds (an early birthday gift from my wonderful parents) and I couldn’t wait to wear them. I kept everything else about my outfit simple because I wanted the shoes to be… 

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The Friday 5: v. 25

The Friday 5 is a weekly feature highlighting interesting, controversial, heart-wrenching, inspirational, and/or creative content worth reading and sharing. I always find the best blog posts, articles, outfits, and inspiration from other bloggers, so I hope I can do the same for you. Here’s to hoping something will make a difference in your weekend! Check Them… 

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Turning in the Keys

Turning in the Keys

I officially moved out of my apartment in central PA the day after Valentine’s Day. I closed one chapter and opened another one all at once, not knowing what to expect, not knowing that there were any guarantees, but yet, somehow knowing it was the right decision. I had turned in my keys (or rather… 

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