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February 9, 2018

What I Miss About Being Single

Today’s installment of love week is short, sweet, and silly.

I’m not here to preach about the joys of being single, because if you are single, you know it’s not always fun.

However, I think it can be easy to under-appreciate the fun and freedom of single life when it seems like everyone around you is in a happy relationship and it’s the best thing ever.

I thought it might be helpful – and funny – for me to share a few things that I really miss about being single. The answers might surprise you!

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February 7, 2018

Healthy Relationships: 5 Keys to Happiness

5 Keys to a Happy Relationship

Welcome to the second post of love week! Today, we’re talking about healthy relationships and the keys to building them. (Yesterday, we talked about keeping in touch with your long-distance besties!)

In case you didn’t already realize this, I am not a relationship expert. Despite that, I am part of what I feel is a healthy, happy relationship. (Our four year anniversary is next week!)

Joe and I worked together on this post to give you some advice on what we’ve found to be the keys to healthy relationships, based on our own experience and on what we’ve learned from watching other couples, specifically our parents and grandparents.

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February 5, 2018

How to Love Your Long-Distance Besties

Welcome to love week: my celebration of Valentine’s Day! Over the coming week, I’ll be sharing posts that celebrate love in all its different iterations. Last year, I focused on the importance of loving yourself, and it’s still one of my favorite posts.

Today we’re talking about the love you share with your best friends – even the ones who live far away.

When your best friend lives around the corner, staying in touch is pretty easy and effortless. You can meet for a casual Netflix marathon, go to a workout class together, or hit the town for a boozy brunch. But when your friends live far away, keeping in touch can be really difficult.

With your different schedules and priorities sometimes speaking with your long-distance besties can seem pretty much impossible. In the spirit of love week, here’s a few ways that I like to keep in touch with my best friends and family who live far away.

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January 31, 2018

Winter White: White Jeans Outfit for Winter

Similar Hat // Similar Scarf // Cashmere Sweater // White Jeans // Gold Sneakers

A white jeans outfit is the best weapon you have in your transitional-dressing arsenal, especially when it’s still freezing in March, but you’re longing for spring. But your favorite white skinnies don’t have to sit in the back of your closet all winter long waiting for a warmer day.

Forget the “no white after Labor Day” rule, and embrace the power of wearing white in winter. It’s crisp, fresh, and will help you mix up your cold-weather outfits so you don’t get bored with endless all-black looks. Read more

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January 26, 2018

The Ordinary Review: The Best Affordable Skincare

The Ordinary Review: Affordable Skincare that Actually Works

You’re going to want to get a drink and a snack for this one, because I have a LOT to say in my review of The Ordinary skincare range.

Spoiler alert: It’s the best thing that’s ever happened to my face, and without a doubt the best affordable skincare.

I’ve tried a long list of products from this affordable skincare (and now makeup!) brand, and I’m getting into the details of each product, what it does, and why I love it.

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