what I wore : covered in bugs

details hat – Target glasses – Louise via Warby Parker shirt – Bug Me button down by Catalog Classics (no idea why that listing only takes you to one specific size but here’s a link that shows all available sizes) lapel pin – Caitlin Stout (no longer available) overalls – TJ Maxx (I also recommend

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affordable + dyeable hair extensions!

For nearly a year my list of beauty related things I wanted to try included extensions. The urge to buy them would come in waves. I would desperately ‘need’ them and spend hours researching then completely forget about them for a bit. My research was never really conclusive. Good extensions usually aren’t cheap and there

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a few of my favorite face masks

One of my favorite little rituals here in the Dainty Squid household (less than 135 days until I can call it ‘The Stroup household’! Ah!) is doing face masks with Jeff a couple times a week. I grew up with two brothers and a dad who were basically deeply offended by ‘girly’ products like lotion

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what I’ve been wearing pt. 2

Back again today with another ‘what I’ve been wearing’ round up! I’ve begun making more of an effort to get dressed on days I work from home in the hope that it helps me be and feel more productive. So far, so good! Here’s what I’ve been wearing… dress / shoes This dress is one

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what I’ve been wearing…

pin / cardigan / overalls / slippers (similar) One of the bad things about working from home is how easy it is to just stay in pajamas all day long. I know it’s cute to joke about how great it is but honestly, after a while it starts to wear on you. Actually getting dressed,

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favorite outfits from 2017

polka dotted // blue + brown // stripes forever // stripes + overalls green + pink pink, black + green // black + camel // leopard print // easy breazy feelin’ myself Every year I do a round up of my favorite outfits from the year, and of course, I’m back to do it again

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what I wore : put a seagull on it

details hat – stolen from Jeff glasses – BonLook coat – Columbia rain jacket sweater – ??? overalls – Charlotte Russe boots – Palladium Boots (depending on your size & what color you choose in this style they’re wildly inexpensive for what you’re gettin!) Another overall outfit. What can I say? They’re kind of my

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