Beauty, Fashion

Since the holidays have been over, I’ve been dying to give my place a fresher look. I’ve been rapidly burning all of my Christmas candles and switching from snowmen to vases and flowers. However, it can get tricky trying to decide what to switch out and even find the items you are looking for, but I have the solution for you!

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When it comes to freshening up your space for a new season, I am all about switching up home décor and certain furnishings to add a new feel. Decorative pillows and blankets are an easy way to make a space feel fresh and like a new home. They are fairly inexpensive and can be changed as you go. I also will go and buy fresh lavender candles in bulk because the scent is so clean and will go perfectly at any time (even if it still looks like winter out.) Add a fresh new rug with vibrant colors or soft neutrals, a few large glass pieces, new bedding, and even accent tables, and your home will feel brand new!

The only problem is that I can never find everything in one place. I always have to travel all over to find exactly what I am looking for, but now I have finally found the solution. Furniture.com offers you the ability to find everything you need to spruce up your home for the new season in one place. Browse the type of room you’re looking to decorate, the mattress tab, and even my favorite, the home décor tab, to find items that you’ll need. Furniture.com will redirect you to the website to place your order, and you are on your way!

If you are looking for a bargain, like I always am, their new find local sales finder will locate stores in your area that are currently having a sale in what you’re looking for! It’s an easy and fast way to purchase everything you need to redecorate in one place and at home from the comfort of your own couch!

I have already found pieces of wall décor and decorative pillows I am ready to purchase, so I can make my apartment feel like spring, even if it is only mid-winter.

Check out Furniture.com today to find items and sales that you have been looking for!

Happy home shopping!

-XOXO Courtney

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In conjunction with my last post, I filmed a video review on how I felt about my Grace and Stella Co. brush. I go into even more detail about the product and how it helped me! If you are interested in purchasing one of my favorite new products, click the link down below!

2-IN-1 BODY EXFOLIATING BRUSH & MASSAGER

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Make sure you also take the time to enter Grace and Stella Co.’s giveaway! Link below!

Click here to enter.

-XOXO Courtney

 

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I don’t know about you, but I suffer from extreme dryness in the winter time. My whole body is one big flaky mess. But I have officially found my go to brush from Grace and Stella Co. to whisk the dryness away.

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I partnered with Grace and Stella Co. for this post to show you how one product can get rid of even the toughest dry skin on your body. The 2-IN-1 BODY EXFOLIATING BRUSH & MASSAGER is made with natural boar bristles for effective dry brushing to help circulation and lessen the appearance of cellulite, but is also great wet with your favorite scrub or cleanser to exfoliate your whole body. The product is $24.95 and comes with a 16” long handle and strap, a free body cream (which is my favorite), travel bag and shower hook. The device is portable, easy to use, and great if you have sensitive skin.

I have been using this product for 2 weeks and have noticed such a difference. My main problem area is my legs. They were so dry and flaky that when I would take my leggings off, I could visibly see the dead skin… YUCK! But after using the brush wet with my daily cleanser, followed by the lotion, my skin felt instantly smooth and flake free. The brush worked perfectly in combination with shaving, allowing for a closer shave, getting rid of that dead skin, allowing you to get straight to the hair follicle. The lotion by itself is also to die for! It smells like lavender and is a non-greasy formula, which is a must for me. The company should seriously sell it in a larger tube separately!

The only complaint I have for this product is that the hook does not stick to the shower wall. I am not sure if the suction cup on mine doesn’t work properly, but I have not been able to attach it to my wall without having it fall.

Besides that, I will continue to use this product all over my body for a flake free winter and even into the summer!

Grace and Stella Co. are also holding a giveaway to win one of their foot masks!

Check out more of Grace and Stella Co. products for a smoother body!

-XOXO Courtney

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I’m wishing this weather was on Christmas, but the snow is finally falling, and it’s time to pull out my favorite hat and gloves for the occasion. I am so extremely picky with hats. If they don’t fit comfortably, make my head look odd, or are itchy, I will refuse to wear them. But this year, I have finally found a hat that works for me.

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Hat: Kate Spade   Gloves: Kate Spade (Similar)   Scarf: Lord and Taylor (Similar)

Sweater: Forever 21 (Similar)    Jacket: Patagonia    Leggings: Nordstrom

Boots: Hunter

To say that I am obsessed with this hat is an understatement! It’s everything: warm, soft, and oh so cute. Paired with any sweater and scarf, and of course a warm jacket, the look is complete! Also, these boots are so crucial for wet snow! Your feet stay warm, and they look perfect with a simple pair of black leggings!

Enjoy this snowy weather and stay cozy!

-XOXO Courtney

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Venus Et Fleur Custom Arrangement

Nordstrom At Home Faux Fur Border Knit Throw

Keurig® 2.0 K200 Coffee Maker Brewing System

Kate Spade New York All in Good Taste 2.5 qt. Tea Kettle in Dots

3-Wick Bath and Body Works Candles 

Tom Ford Coffee Table Book

In need of a last minute gift? Does he or she love home decor? Above are some easy gifts to pick up (or get delivered) for that special person in your life! With the holidays starting this weekend, these picks are guaranteed to make them happy this jolly season! They all range in price, but you are sure to find something in your budget!

-XOXO Courtney

 

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The holidays are almost here! Whether it’s a gift or for yourself, holiday pajamas are key for this season! Finding the perfect set can be hard, but I’ve found that Nordstrom has the best selection of pj’s for your holiday and Christmas morning!

Make + Model Deck The Halls Pajamas

PJ Salvage Polar Fleece Shorts

Betsey Johnson Plush Sweater

Wildfox Baggy Beach Jumper-Winter Wonderland Pullover

PJ Salvage Print Flannel Pajamas

Ugg Raven Plaid Cotton Pajamas

Cozy Zoe Critter One-Piece Pajamas

Nordstrom Lingerie Sleepyhead Thermal Nightshirt

Linked above are some of my faves! Happy shopping!

-XOXO Courtney

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When the weekend hit with a 29 degree temperature and a wind that was cold enough to cut through your skin, I knew it was about time to break out my trusty turtleneck collection. But on a day spent holiday shopping and bracing the cold, I knew I also needed a trusty pair of leggings to ease my flexibility.

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My turtleneck is from Primark, which for all my fellow Massachusetts folks, are located in Boston and the Burlington Mall. My leggings are a worn black pair of moto leggings from Nordstrom with ribbed detail-in the thigh and calf. Shoes are from Steve Madden and are my favorite (and the comfiest).

On a day like today, this was a perfect outfit. It was easy and a great way to layer a scarf, heavy jacket, even another sweater, while trying to welcome the cold with open arms!

-XOXO Courtney

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For many of you who have gotten to know me thus far, I am obsessed with home decor! My passion started just several months ago. Some days I will spend hours in Marshalls, Target, or Homegoods browsing the decor, bedding, or furniture, getting ideas for my room and apartment. Since the holidays are coming up very soon, I wanted to share some of my decor with you!

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This was the first year I decorated with a tree! I decided to take the plunge and get a tree, not for the specific holiday or religious purpose, but because I love the warmth and look that they give the entire room. The holidays scream family, and what is better than decorating and getting a tree with your family?!

I got a great deal on a 6ft. tree from Target for $13.50. My theme was gold and bronze to stay neutral and go with the rest of my decor. I got a pack of fifty shatter-proof ornaments. I added on some glitter snowflakes, a few glass individual ones, and some meaningful ornaments like the Eiffel Tower and the “Our First Christmas Ornament” for me and my boyfriend. Instead of lights, I opted to add reflective garland and gold beads from Michael’s craft store, and topped the tree off with a gold, glitter ribbon.

I went on to purchase the white, fuzzy tree skirt from Marshalls, as well as the gold, scented reindeer. Candles have also been a must. If you are looking for reasonable, yet great quality candles, Marshalls and Homegoods will be your place to check out.

I hope this post gave you some decor inspiration!

-XOXO Courtney

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Cotton and Cashmere V-Neck Sweater

Men’s Christmas Sweaters

Flannel Patterned Sleep Pant

DJI – Phantom 3 Standard Quadcopter – White 

North Face Bones Beanie

Kiehl’s ‘Jeremyville – Healthy Skin For Him’ Collection ($45 Value)

Dior Sauvage Set

Ugg ‘Leighton’ Chukka Boot 

Apple Watch Series 1 38mm Space Gray Aluminum Case with Black Sport Band

Cigars International Diesel Sampler 6-Pack Gift Set

Men’s gift guide is finally here! Linked are all of the items, which are on sale now through this weekend for Black Friday. There may be additional sales because of Cyber Monday, so feel free to check multiple vendors like Amazon or Target.

Men can be hard to shop for, but the items above are a perfect mix for that certain man in your life! Enjoy and happy shopping!

-XOXO Courtney

 

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Nike Air Max Thea SE Sneaker

Rose All Day Phone Case

Tory Burch Reva Logo Dial Bracelet Watch 36mm

Flowerbomb- Holiday Eau de Parfum

Elisa Gold Pendent Necklace in Iridescent Drusy

Tarte Pretty Paintbox Collector’s Makeup Case

Bath and Body Works Holiday Gift Set

Beats by Dr. Dre – Solo2 On-Ear Wireless Headphones – Rose Gold

Gap Shearling Moto Jacket

Ted Baker London ‘Large Bow-Madlynn’ Cosmetics Case

Rebecca Minkoff Small Love Leather Crossbody Bag

Charlotte Tilbury Dreamy Look in a Clutch Collection

These are just a few of some of the top items to purchase for “her” or yourself this season! All products are listed above. With Black Friday and Cyber Monday, sales may even be applicable on these items, and I will update, as they roll in!

Shop smart this season, with items that are luxury, great quality, and a great deal! Have a Happy Thanksgiving and happy shopping!

-XOXO Courtney

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