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Athleta Skort is Amazing!!

My first Athleta purchase has been a winner! This Momentum Skort has checked all the boxes for me and is beyond my expectations!

Key wins- amazing fit (close fit but not super tight), allows for great movement while working out, fabric is light and whisks away sweat, shorts underneath stay in place, AND it looks adorable!

Snag one before they are sold out at this amazing price! Black is in stock in a full size run. Fits tts. I wear a size 4 and the small fits like a dream!!

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Back to School – pbk Backpacks and Lunch Boxes

I can’t believe some schools are already heading back to school! My niece and nephew are starting in a week in FL, but I know some schools in GA and AZ have already gone back!

We still have a few weeks left of summer here in the Northeast. My son won’t start 2nd grade till late August. But I have to start getting my ducks in a row sooner than later so I’m not super stressed out right before school starts.

First thing done off my list- his new backpack and lunch box from Pottery Barn Kids!

We got 2 years out of his last backpack (kindergarten and 1st grade). I was so impressed how well his last style held up. He could have used it again this year, it is still in great shape! But he has grown so much, he needs the next size. So we’ll be handing down his last one to his little sister.

Each year though, he needs a new lunch box. I don’t know what they do with them each day at school, but by the end of the school year, the lunch boxes are destroyed and so gross inside!

So I let my son pick out his new favorite styles to be in style in school year. Here he is showing off his new items and he can’t wait to use them on his first day.

All backpacks and lunch boxes are on sale and they ship free! I highly recommend them- a little more than some of the other stores, but based on all the wear and tear he has given them in the past, and how well they have held up, I think they are worth it!

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There are also food storage and water bottles that are perfect add-ons to be school ready! shop here

Mackenzie Blue Multi Dino Backpack – My son is wearing a size large and for reference he is 7 years old

Mackenzie Blue Glow-in-the-Dark Shark Lunch Box – We chose the “cold pack” style for this year and we’ve had other styles in the past that have worked well.

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Early Back To School: #Targetfindfriday

Hey there!! While on my weekly Target stroll, Bella and I came across their amazingly huge BTS section…….. So of course Bella needed to try on EVERY backpack they had!!😂. Truthfully they did have an amazing assortment from character backpacks to teenage laptop bags. Check out Bella’s 2 favs!!

Donuts Backpack / Unicorn Backpack
All the Backpacks

Now that you have the backpack picked out you need to fill it with all the super fun supplies!! I found it amazing that they have, ready to go, the school supply list for every school and grade level in the area! This is huge because who really can remember what you did with the list that came home on the last day of school! Check out how to access this on the website here!

This is just the beginning!! We will be back with all our Back to School finds all month!!

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Tinted Lip Balm with SPF

Hey there!! Colleen here!! Recently my cousin recommended I try and tell you all about the Neutrogena Revitalizing Lip Balm. Well, I did and used it everyday on my vacation. The verdict? I loved it. I suffer from permanent dry, peeling lips. I use lip balm every day and then layer a lip gloss over it. This can become thick and sticky feeling, which I hate.

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This product softens your lips as soon as you put it on. And they stay this way even after the lip balm wears off. This best part is that they offer it with tints, so you can add color to your lips without all layering. There are about 6 colors to choose from and they are truly just a tint, not a solid color. Very subtle. In addition to all that it has SPF 20, so your lips are always protected from the sun! This has now been added to my daily routine!

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#OOTD: The Shorts That I Wore All Vacay!

I have to say for a girl who hates to wear shorts, I wore these at least 3 of the 5 days we spent down the shore! Great fit, comfortable, and perfect for every look! Did I mention they are only $16 as of today’s post!!

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White Denim Short / Camo Tee / Straw Bag

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Swim Sale for the 4th of July @Target

Happy 4th of July! Hope you are able to enjoy this holiday outside and maybe even at the beach or pool!

If you are still in the market for new swimsuits for the family, I can’t rave enough about Target swimsuits! They are so great that me and the kids sported them for our recent beach trip.

The fit is great. They offer different silhouettes for all body types. This is helpful for both of my kids especially since different cuts fit my daughter better than others. My son is on the tall and skinny side and the board shorts stay up great even when he’s jumping in the waves or off the diving board.

Quality and value is top notch. I wash them in garment bags in the washer and air dry. They hold up all season. The kids out grow their suits before they even start to look too worn. 

Through the 4th all Target swim is on sale! Ladies and kids is 20% off with code SWIM

Click here to shop all the swim deals (affiliate links)

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Versatile Amazon Dress!

My latest Amazon purchase was a huge hit! (most of the time its 50/50) This Button Front Dress surprised me, as I was not sure if I was going to like it. First of all the buttons are faux. This is huge because it means you don’t have to worry about gaping, one of the reasons I have stayed away from this spring/summer trend. It is a midi length, which means it hits between the knee and mid calf. I happen to love this length! The last feature I am loving about this dress is that it is not too low cut. It actually hits pretty high on the chest, so makes it a great option to wear to work! Oh and I forgot the absolute best part!! It is $18.99! That’s right!! $18.99!! AND comes in 29 colors, stripes & prints! (I am wearing color 25-white)

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Don’t walk, Run to grab this dress!!

I also love how versatile the dress is! Here are just a few outfit options!

Denim Shirt / Grey Tee / Sandals

The option are endless! Have fun with it and dress it up or down!